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Design of First Responders
Memorial Park

Client: Village of Islandia

Hampton Bays Railroad Project

Client: Town of Southhampton


Cost Estimating, Quality Control & Performance Schedules 

CA has in-house architectural/engineering personnel who specialize in developing project estimates. CA has been responsible for preparing numerous cost estimates for governmental clients for public works improvement projects, including modernization/renovation of various facilities. CA’s expertise in estimating for public works improvement projects draws upon the extensive records we have developed from numerous previous projects. Our job records contain extensive data on unit costs for a diverse range of publicly bid government projects in the region. This experience has been utilized on our assignments for Surety Companies, for which we are responsible for detailed, independent construction cost estimating as part of contract negotiations for disputed construction contracts.


CA has extensive experience in design and construction of public works improvement projects for governmental clients. We have expertise in the preparation of design, cost estimates, specifications and bid documents suited for governmental clients at the Federal, State, County and local levels. On both large and small assignments, our track record regarding change orders has been excellent.


CA’s internal quality control program helps to ensure the technical accuracy of our design work, the close coordination of the various technical disciplines involved, and the completion of assignments within schedule and budget. The firm’s in-house review program is an important part of our efforts to provide continuous improvement in technical resources and in service quality to our clients. Corporate and project team organization is an integral factor in implementation of quality control.


Surety/Construction Claims Analysis

CA provides a comprehensive range of services to Sureties in construction contract analysis and project completion. The Surety Division is staffed by engineers, architects, contract specialist, construction managers, estimators, claims analysts, inspectors and other technical and clerical personnel. The staff includes specialists with expertise in the wide range of technical disciplines encountered on major construction projects. The Division’s services include:


  • Pre-bonding contract/bid analysis

  • Evaluation of project status (percent complete) 

  • Analysis of compliance with contract documents

  • Claims analysis

  • Evaluation of default allegations

  • Identification of the causes of contract difficulties and disputes

  • Recommendations for fulfilling obligations under performance/payment bonds

  • Preparation, solicitation and evaluation of rebidding documents for contract completion

  • Monitoring of construction 

  • Administration of payment bond claims and preparation of payment requisitions 


Telecommunications/Utility Systems Consulting 

CA provides specialized professional services in the planning, design and construction management for telephone (cellular), communications and utility systems. CA has an in-house staff of telecommunications specialists augmented by electrical, mechanical and civil engineers, architects, structural engineers, environmental scientists, and field technicians. These services include:


  • Site Selection/Assessment

  • Site Suitability/Market value studies for wireless facilities 

  • Initial facility inspections

  • Evaluation of needs/uses

  • Wireless (cellular) communications facility design

  • Selection of alternative systems

  • Engineering/architectural design for equipment installation

  • Underground system layout and design

  • Preparation of contract documents

  • Inspection and supervision of installation 

  • Permit acquisition 


Other Consulting Services

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