Refuse to accept the bid, stating that the deadline has passed.
Ask if there are no objections from the other bidders to accept the bid since none has been opened yet.
Accept the bid with prejudice.
Accept the bid since none has been opened but make a mental note to look on it with disfavor when you are evaluating it.
Bidding procedure mist be clearly and extensively outlined in the instructions to bidders because there are so many variations of the procedures.
Bidding is nearly always necessary for public works or government projects.
Open bidding usually presents more problem than other type.
Competitive bidding takes more than negotiation but can result in a lower construction cost.
Ensure that the sub contractor complete the work.
Guarantee that the contractor will finish on time.
Cover any possible liens that may be filed on the building.
Protect the owner by having a third party responsible for completing the work if the contractor does not.
That you revise the design at no cost to reduce the construction cost.
That the project be bid out again using another list of contractor.
That you and the client work to revise the scope of the project to reduce cost.
That all the deduct alternates be accepted to reduce the bid, and that the client authorize a slight increase in construction cost to bring the two together.
Contractor’s profit margin
Influence of the construction marketplace
Labor and materials
Sub contractor’s bid
II, III, V, IV, then I
II, IV, III, V, then I
IV, II, V, I, then III
IV, V, II, III, then I
The owner can make use of the work for the intended purpose and the requirements of the contract documents have been fulfilled.
The contractor has completed correcting punch list items.
The final certificate for payment is issued by the Architect and all documentation has been delivered to the owner.
All of the above.
Notify the mechanical engineer to look at the situation during the next site visit by the engineer. Note the observation on a field report.
Find the contractor and stop work on the installation until the size of the unit can be verified by the mechanical engineer and compared against the contract documents.
Notify the owner in writing that the work is not proceeding according to the contract documents. Arrange a meeting with the mechanical engineer to resolve the situation.
Notify the contractor that the equipment may be undersized and have the contactor check on it. Ask the mechanical engineer to verify the size of the unit against the specifications and report to the Architect.
Order for minor change
Construction change directive
. I, II, and III
II and III
II, III, and IV
III and V
The Architect must review them prior to checking by the contractor.
The contractor id ultimately responsible for the accuracy of dimensions and quantities.
They are not considered part of the contract documents.
The contractor can reject them and request resubmission.
Not until supporting data are submitted.