Author Archives: Shane Lippert, Assoc. DBIA, Vice President - Water Group, Clark Construction

About Shane Lippert, Assoc. DBIA, Vice President - Water Group, Clark Construction

Shane Lippert is a vice president for Clark Construction Group's water division in the Southeast. Shane has over 30 years experience in the construction of water and wastewater facilities.

Balancing Self-Performance and Subcontracting in Collaborative Delivery Projects

As the number and size of infrastructure projects continue to increase, while the qualified available workforce continues to decrease, contractors who traditionally identify as “self-performing” contractors find themselves having to make decisions on what scopes of work they ultimately need to self-perform for project success. This is especially true on the “mega-sized” projects. Collaborative delivery projects, such as construction management at-risk (CMAR) and progressive design-build (PDB), if approached correctly from the outset, allow self-performing contractors to concentrate on those packages required to maintain the project schedule, while ensuring a successful project by attracting the “best of the best” subcontractors to perform the other scopes of work.

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Topics: Clark Construction, Collaborative Delivery, Self-Performing.