Enhancing Productivity in Field Construction

Results Achieved

Improvement of welding

Drop in schedule delays
caused by materials

Increase in Overall Labor

Of change orders approved within
24 hours

Client Challenge

In order to increase market share of pending industrial construction activity, our client sought to become a construction partner of choice. To achieve this they had to overcome several key challenges:

  • Low workforce productivity
  • Delays and cost over runs caused by differing goals
  • Ineffective communication, such as not communicating and agreeing to scope changes in a timely manner
  • Lack of contingencies for unexpected occurrences

Key Solutions Implemented

Driving improvement in overall construction execution through:

  • Integrated Planning and Scheduling to ensure the workforce was clear on daily tasks, and a back up schedule for unexpected occurrences
  • Performance Management with daily & weekly reporting to learn from mistakes and address them sooner than later
  • Material Management to ensure the right material arrived at the right time and in the right quantities
  • Change Order Management process to improve approval cycle times