Design Build and Design Assist

Design Build

Collins Electrical Design Build team is set apart by its extraordinary strength, excellence and creative design build services. Collins Electrical uses the latest in web-based design technology and highly experienced engineering and design personnel who are capable of coordinating the entire process from concept to completion.

Our design teams can work with other architectural and engineering firms to provide complete electrical design or coordinate the entire process from concept to completion.

Our design build teams can provide cost control and systematic reviews of the engineering process from blueprint through construction

Design Assist

Collins Electrical, Inc. uses an experienced approach to Design Assist projects with our in-house design capabilities and expertise. Primary engineering and design remains the responsibility of an outside engineering team. CECI will offer review, suggestions, coordination, management and quality control/compliance. We also provide all CADD details and elevations for electrical rooms, specialty equipment rough-in, and special systems for approval and distribution to other trades. Collins Electrical design scope consists of the following:

  • Provide early review of the specifications and design narrative with appropriate questions and scope clarification
  • Provide analysis of all possible scope gray areas in terms of access, feasibility, and risk
  • Provide review of schematic design while offering suggestions and/or comments regarding past history of similar projects
  • Provide potential cost-savings analysis of design and layout of devices
  • Provide early coordination with other trades (mostly mechanical)
  • Provide light fixture specification analysis and alternatives with various manufacturers for review by the engineer, architect, and owner
  • Provide detailed layout and dimensions of electrical rooms and panel locations
  • Provide trade coordination and overlay drawings for all critical areas with power and special systems
  • Provide coordination with owners and owners consultants for all specialty equipment
  • Provide as-built drawings while maintaining updated sets throughout project