PM & Project Controls

Program Management & Project Controls

Our program management and project control services specialists minimize risk and ensure delivery of each project within the approved scope, schedule, and budget. From planning, preliminary design and environmental review, final design and right-of-way acquisition, construction, and operation to project closeout, Acumen’s experienced project managers identify the most innovative and reliable ways to reduce costs and accelerate all aspects of project delivery.


Acumen provides on-site administration, coordination and oversight of construction management projects. We effectively communicate and coordinate with the project managers, resident engineers, contractors, design professionals and inspectors.

Our cost estimators have extensive experience in cost estimating on a variety of major civil projects and provide a series of estimates as plans and specifications are developed. Our master schedulers develop and maintain schedules using Oracle Primavera, MS Project and Excel.

Our professional civil engineers have the vision, attention to detail and knowledge of the latest laws and engineering best practices to carefully review designs of transportation infrastructure projects in North and South America.

Office engineers and administrative support personnel keep projects on track by keeping meticulous logs and administering key documents such as plans and specifications, requests for proposals/qualifications, contracts, task orders and change orders.

Experienced construction managers coordinate and oversee inspection work and review and accept/reject inspection reports to ensure contract work activities comply with established safety regulations, construction documents and policies and procedures.

Acumen provides top-flight professional and engineering consulting services in support of all aspects of the construction and transportation sectors, including planning and design, systems technology development and operations and maintenance.

Our expert program/project managers oversee complex, multifaceted programs and manage costs, deliverables and risk. We monitor the schedule and budget, add resources, track performance and find innovative ways to minimize delays.

Acumen’s PMs work with clients to put in place project controls to forecast and manage schedule, budget, resources and risk; enable better transparency and compliance; and ensure a centralized way to collect, monitor and report on project data.

A worthwhile quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) process determines whether a product or service meets a project’s specified requirements and establishes and maintains those set requirements to develop and provide a reliable product to the client.

Acumen’s communications services include technical writing, editing and reporting to key stakeholders, outreach and education, and content development for events, annual and monthly reports, e-newsletters, fact sheets, press releases, posters, websites and social media.

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