How We Work With You
At Nickerson Engineering, we work with a vast array of client types. Each client offers a distinctive point of view that we recognize. We support our clients by:
Design Development phase.
Information gathering (desired framing systems, identify possible excavation issues, review outside consultant information such as Geotechnical Engineering report).
Set a milestone schedule for expected deliverables.
Schematic Design phase.
Develop preliminary framing layout, with lateral element needs (shearwalls, frames, etc.)
Preliminary coordination meeting to share challenges and present solutions before they become problems.
Perform structural calculations and develop structural plans and details.
Continued communication as necessary during the final design process.
Share 90% permit submittal set in advance of completion milestone to allow for coordination with other consultants (Owner, Architect, Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Builder, etc.)
Quite simply, deliver final permit submittal plans and calculations on schedule.
Respond to jurisdictional review comments (if necessary) in a timely manner to obtain permits as quickly as possible.
Construction Administration support with an emphasis on timely responses to keep the build moving forward.
Respond to Requests for Information, review shop drawings, conduct site visits as needed.
High priority on speedy communication with the construction team as the builder gears up to prepare for the build and during construction.
Review shop drawings.
Respond to Requests for Information.
Conduct site visits as needed.