Chicago Public Schools Design Manager Services

Owner: Chicago Public Schools

CPS Capital ImprovementFor the Chicago Public Schools’ $300 million capital improvement program, CCJM works with the team led by OWP&P/Cannon Design. As the MEP Design Manager, CCJM provides comprehensive assessment and scope transfer documents for the schools undergoing renovation and repair.

Our Scope of Work includes:

  • On Site Representation at CPS for Program Delivery
  • Assessment Team to plan, manage and implement comprehensive facility assessment program.  Scope includes:
    • All Building Systems including Life Safety Systems
    • Boiler, Boiler Auxiliaries
    • Air Handling Units (AHU), AHU Auxiliaries
    • Temperature Control Systems
    • Plumbing Systems and Mechanical System Piping
    • Electrical Service and Distribution, Uninterruptible Power Source, Automatic Transfer Switch System, Emergency Power and Lighting, Exit Signage
    • Public Address and Security Systems
    • Accessibility
    • Existing Condition and Remaining Useful Service Life
  • Scope Development / Transfer Document Development for new construction, ADA upgrades, complex renovations, etc. to Design Development level.
  • Assist CPS in selecting, reviewing and coordinating professional services of Architects and Engineers of Record.
  • Coordination with local utilities
  • Design Reviews / Peer Reviews of construction documents prepared by AOR/EOR for conformity to budget, schedule and CPS standards.
  • Pre-Construction and Post-Construction coordination and participation, including on-site construction observation.