Project Management

MTA has managed many complex projects, as well as servicing the daily needs of our customers in high-churn facilities. Our skilled Project Management personnel offer a great deal of experience and insight throughout the life span of a project. They become involved early in the project and assume responsibility for the ultimate success of the entire project. Their activities are varied depending upon the project complexity but often include:

  • Order verification and detailed review of final furniture layout including site verification of critical dimensions
  • Coordination of furniture deliveries from all manufacturers
  • Management of critical deadlines through utilization of Microsoft Project software
  • Thorough site inspection to confirm availability of elevators, loading docks, trash facilities, staging areas, etc.
  • On-site project manager during installation
  • Coordination with construction, communication, electrical and other contractors, as appropriate.
  • Qualified professionals trained and certified through the Facilities and Project Management program offered by CSU, Sacramento.
  • Creation of detailed schedule of furniture installation based on construction schedule, furniture lead times and client’s needs.
  • Providing contractors with furniture electrical schematics and wiring requirements. Identify electrical and voice/data locations for private offices that are optimum for user access.
  • Providing cabling contractor with port access specifications and updated systems furniture layouts.
  • Attending regular construction meetings and prompt response to all RFIs from general contractor and other trades.
  • Periodic site walks during construction to verify electrical locations as they pertain to systems furniture.
  • Working closely with the designer in reviewing the layout and specifications, as well as verification of critical dimensions.
  • Separation of furniture parts orders into multiple purchase order divisions and determine optimum delivery date for each division. This allows the furniture installation to start earlier in the construction process and minimize the time gap between completion of construction and completion of furniture installation.
  • Scheduling truckloads and deliveries with manufacturers, distribution centers and trucking companies. Track custom fabric shipments and deliveries to various factories. Monitor each shipment for adherence to delivery schedule.
  • Monitoring site conditions and the construction schedule, and adjust furniture deliveries and installation dates as needed.
  • Resolving issues and providing modifications to installation drawings as required.  On site regularly during the installation, responsible for monitoring progress of the installation, adherence to timeline constraints and site restrictions.   Responsibility for identifying, tracking and resolving any post-installation issues.