Since everyone has mobile phones and PDAs that can send and receive
calls, file attachments, pictures and both voice and text messages,
is it still possible to not be on the same page as everyone else?
proceeding without it can cost so much.
Cost engineering is a lot like insurance - it's a bargain compared to the
potential cost of not having it. It's never too early to engage PSG for
scope development and cost estimating. Don't wait until it's too late.
Every project has a scope and budget. And there are consequences
if what's supposed to get done doesn't get done. The key to avoiding
those consequences is proper scope and cost estimate development.
PSG's certified, skilled and experienced cost engineering professionals
are ready to help. We'll make sure that what's in the scope is
also in the budget. And that what's not in the budget isn't in
We have just the right people available for your projects - whether
it's a multi-year, multi-billion dollar environmental or nuclear
program or something a bit smaller like a parking garage.
Our professionals will bring value to you by saving time and
money – and possibly even saving the day – during
Technical scope elements are outcome-oriented and must clearly
identify the requirements of the project or task in order to
define a measurable standard.
PSG's scope development techniques will help you determine what
approach and resources are necessary to achieve all of your project's
objectives. We can take the complex from confusing to crystal
Ultimately, your scope documentation will set the stage for the
entire project. It's never too early to begin. Even at the conceptual
and feasibility stages of a project, PSG can help you:
• accurately describe the work to be performed
• specifically exclude certain work from your scope
• identify, verify and justify assumptions
• logically plan tasks, deliverables, milestones and resources
• identify performance criteria
• determine completion requirements
• prepare appropriate backup documentation to supplement your scope
PSG's professionals also facilitate scope discussions and meetings
in order to achieve consensus among the various stakeholders
within your organization. We will help you thoroughly evaluate
the approach to your project and possible alternatives in order
to maximize the project's success. As a result, change orders – and
the tremendous cost associated with them – will be minimized.
Whether it's from conceptual information or detailed final designs,
PSG's careful and disciplined approach to estimating will help
you make appropriate decisions throughout your project.
Our staff are experts in the technology involved, know and understand
the type of project and costs, have worked on scores of similar
projects, and are skilled in the appropriate methodologies.
PSG staff use state-of-the-art software to produce clear, concise cost estimates including Mii, MCACES, PACES, Excel, RACER, SUCCESS, RS Means, Timberline, WinEst, PC Cost, JOC Works, Access and DeCAT Pro. We have access to updated databases of costs for a wide range of environmental, construction, manufacturing, waste management and related applications. The reports we provide to you will include everything you need to proceed and succeed.
Our cost estimating staff are both specialists and generalists.
In addition to their technical areas of expertise, they also
have a firm grasp of business and economic concepts.
Much of the information cost estimators work with involves data
that are approximate, yet the estimates they produce are required
to be precise and justifiable. You can confidently rely on our
professionals' service and the validity of the information they