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Contract Administration


PinnacleESP acts as Contract Administrator for clients for building services led projects for various contract types including NEC and JCT contracts. We set up and monitor all financial and programming requirements for projects, keeping our clients informed at every stage of the design process.


We work alongside our clients to support the design and construction teams - structural engineers, surveyors and architects.  Our 15 years' experience of working in the public sector has resulted in an ability to provide our clients with in-depth knowledge of the various types of contracts available to our industry, which means we can propose the most appropriate procurement strategies.


Our role includes:


  • Leading on the invitation to tender and undertaking the tender evaluation

  • Preparing contract documents

  • Administrating and managing the change control procedures

  • Seeking instructions from the client in relation to the contract

  • Issuing instructions such as variations, or relating to prime cost sums or making good defects

  • Considering claims

  • Chairing construction progress meetings

  • Preparing and issuing construction progress reports

  • Coordinating and instructing site inspectors

  • Agreeing commissioning and testing procedures

  • Agreeing defects reporting procedures

  • Ensuring that project documentation is issued to the client

  • Issuing certificates of practical completion and interim certificates

  • Collating and issuing schedules of defects

  • Issuing the certificate of making good defects

  • Issuing the final certificate

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