As a team, Sands Decker offers more than 60 years of construction services experience. Sands Decker works seamlessly with architects, construction professionals, and stakeholders to cover all aspects of the construction process with accuracy, timeliness, and attention to the budget/detail. We provide world class service for projects in commercial enterprise, K-12 and higher education, healthcare, retail, financial institutions, and municipal and governmental agencies. Our focus is on quality with clear and concise communication throughout the project.

We also offer clients assistance in preparing public funding packages such as, but not limited to, ARC, OEPA, CDBG, USDA-Rural Development, and ODNR. 

Construction Observation Services:

  • On-site construction observation for reasonable compliance with the construction documents
  • Provide accurate “as-built” documents to the owner at completion of the project
  • Evaluate day-to-day construction issues and communicate to appropriate parties
  • Observation of required construction testing
  • Maintain daily project logs

Contract Administration Services:

  • Prepare bidding documents and solicit bids for construction per requirement of project
  • Prepare necessary contract documents once bids are awarded
  • Facilitate pre-construction meeting with contractor, owner, and project engineer
  • Review product submittals and shop drawings 
  • Respond to RFIs 
  • Evaluate change order requests and make recommendations as to their validity
  • Facilitate construction progress meetings 
  • Review/verify contractor payment applications 
  • Perform site visits to observe progress and general site conditions; report findings to all interested parties
  • Review field reports for completeness and accuracy