Consulting Services



Phase I - Scope Development

Perform a site survey of the existing equipment to determine which equipment is in satisfactory condition and can be retained and which equipment is beyond economical repair/upgrading. We will provide an overview of existing systems, an identification and evaluation of the existing elevator systems and/or system components, an evaluation of the equipment and the maintenance being performed. Based on our visit we will report our findings for both “short term” and “long term” options and submit our written recommendation with budget estimates for both Maintenance and Modernization. We will prepare a written report, which will include an Executive Summary, Maintenance Evaluation and Deficiencies Noted for Corrective Action, Existing Systems Information with Current Equipment Profile, Equipment Evaluation, Life Cycle Analysis, Code Analysis and Standards Review, System Improvements with Modernization Alternative, Modernization Upgrading Outline, Modernization Planning and Budget Cost Estimates and A Pictorial Presentation.

Phase II - Construction Documents

Based upon Phase I review comments and approval of the Design Development, we will provide coordinated bid documents consisting of technical specifications in accordance with applicable ASME/ ANSI Code. We will provide sketch drawings to be finalized by A/E. JMA will provide a comprehensive technical specification including but not limited to operating and performance requirements, machines, controller, car and counterweight guides, cab enclosure, hoistway entrances, doors, door operators, fixtures communication and guaranty and warranty requirements with extended maintenance options. We will issue addenda as required throughout the bid period.

Phase III – Submittals

Review contractor’s submittals consisting of shop drawings, samples and construction schedules. Issue clarification and change orders during construction.

Phase IV - Observation & Documentation

Throughout the construction period we will monitor the Contractor’s compliance to Contract Documents, adherence to construction schedules, approval of Contractor’s request for payment and report our findings.

Phase V - Final Acceptance

Upon issuance of certificates of operation by the Governing Jurisdiction, we will perform final acceptance procedures to assure all work was installed, adjusted and operating in compliance to Contract Documents and a Punch List will be prepared as required.



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Vertical Transportation