Design Management Services Checklist

The Design Manager is responsible for the overall coordination of design management services and activities. The core design management team will be comprised predominantly of professional and technical services resources, however the Project Manager can obtain advice from other sources at any stage of the project and other areas of expertise can be added as applicable. The Design Manager must be kept informed of all developments or issues.

Table Summary

This table lists the resources available per professional/technical speciality, the services offered and whether they are provided in-house or by the private sector.

Professional/Technical Specialty Provided by:
Resource Type Services In-house Private Sector n/a
Architecture and Interior Design Barrier-free design      
Building sciences (building envelope)      
Functional programming (EFEP)      
Furniture Procurement      
Civil Engineering Airport engineering      
Bridge engineering      
Geotechnical engineering      
Harbor and coastal engineering      
Highway engineering      
Municipal engineering      
Seismic engineering      
Structural Engineering      
Electrical Engineering Communications engineering (connectivity)      
Electrical distribution and grounding systems      
Emergency power systems      
Life safety systems      
Power Quality      
Environmental Evaluations and Regulations (sustainable development on project delivery) Environmental assessment      
Environmental engineering      
Hazardous materials and storage tank management      
Heritage Conservation        
Integrated Support Centre Claims prevention and mgt.      
Communications mgt.      
Contract change mgt.      
Construction site safety      
Cost mgt.      
Time mgt./scheduling      
Risk management      
Mechanical Eng. and Maintenance Eng. Central heating plant      
Fire protection      
Heating/ventilation and A/C      
Indoor air quality      
Urban Design and Landscape Architecture        
Innovative Building Technologies (Multi- Discipline)        
Security (Multi-Discipline)        
Sustainable Design (Multi-Discipline)        
Additional expertise (as required)