Preconstruction Phase


Pacific Excavation will partner with your project team to provide various pre-construction services to enhance your project. From preliminary budgets and schedules to final hard-cost estimates and bids, our estimating team has the experience, technology and local industry cost knowledge to provide quick and accurate cost and schedule information.

  • Budgeting
    Our estimators will work with your team to provide accurate budgets at the early stages of your design.
  • Value Engineering
    In reviewing your preliminary construction documents we can often propose value engineering ideas that could save your project time and money.
  • Construction Schedule
    In reviewing your project, we can analyze the likely duration of the project and propose time and cost saving ideas.
  • Design / Build
    Our Estimating, Design and Project Management professionals can provide a complete project Turn Key project..

Some of the tools that we use in the Preconstruction phase include:

  • Topcon GPS Field Surveying Systems
    To gather existing field conditions for earthwork analysis.
  • Maxwell/Quest Earthwork Takeoff Systems
    To analyze project earthwork and quantities.
  • HCSS (Heavy Construction Software Systems) Estimating Software
    To quickly and accurately compile your budgets and estimates.
  • Microsoft Project Scheduling Software
    To assemble and analyze complicated project schedules.
  • Viewpoint Project Management Software
    To manage the various aspects of project management and team communication.