Musick Construction Co. is a St.Louis based general contractor with over 100 years of experiance in the construction industry. We work as a general contractor and construction manager on various projects throughout the United States and we take great pride in our reputation for superior client satisfaction. We strive to satisfy Owners and consistently deliver projects on time, within budget, and built to a high standard of quality. Five generations of the Musick family have earned and maintained a reputation for exceptional quaility and client satisfaction, and that remains the focus of our business today.
Musick Preconstruction Services
Musick Construction’s preconstruction services can best be described as proactive. These services are implemented to seek out potential problems. Then offer solutions while the project is in its most flexible stage -preconstruction. These services, together with our quality personnel, are the backbone of a successful project. The following preconstruction activities define the critical components of the Musick Construction’s services to meet your project needs.
- Due Diligence
- Cost Control / Budgeting
- Value Analysis
- Final Cost Proposal – Bid/GMP
Musick Construction Services
Communication is the most essential element to conducting a successful project. The administrative activities of Musick Construction Company are intended to facilitate all channels of communication, resolve disputes in accordance with the Owner’s best interest, and to ensure that properly prepared documentation is kept for all potential legal and future reference needs.
Musick Construction Company uses Procore Management software for document control and to help control cost, schedule, and daily site issues.
As general contractor, we provide a single point of contact for the Owner during construction. We monitor and facilitate the project budget, schedule, jobsite safety and overall quality of the work with on-site supervision. Continual observation and coordination by the project supervisor will reduce costs. Claims are minimized and the work of trades is closely coordinated; schedules are maintained through weekly status meetings.
As a trusted member of the team, our involvement in the project allows our client to focus on their primary responsibilities while we complete construction of the facility. Cost control during construction begins with the budget and schedule prepared during the preconstruction phase. Cost control is as much a matter of determining when to spend additional dollars for specific gain, as it is in ensuring that each element is acquired at the most favorable price.
We offer construction management services when a client needs an advocate to act on their behalf. As construction manager, we protect the client’s interests during the building process. We use our experience to achieve the most effective cost but also maintain the project schedule and the quality of the workmanship. Musick Construction does not claim to eliminate change orders, but we will be your first line of defense in reducing them. Musick Construction will evaluate the performance of each trade contractor in order to determine that the work of each trade contractor is being performed in accordance with the requirements of the contract documents.
The design-build approach changes the traditional relationship between the Architect, client and general contractor. Design-build combines the expertise of the design and construction professionals throughout the course of the project. Our affiliation and track record with design professionals across the United States allows us to offer a design-build relationship that benefits both the project schedule and budget.
Musick Self Performing Services
Musick Construction can self-perform demolition, labor, rough and finish carpentry, painting. We mostly utilizes our trademen on quick response projects. For our clients, every project is important–from major remodels to minor repairs–and they usually need to get done quickly, especially if the business is being negatively affected. We know that having a work or retail space that looks beautiful and performs well is absolutely critical for business success. Quick response and turn around is one of our most important attributes, which means that our clients don’t lose time and money waiting for a problem to be addressed and resolved. Musick Construction is a place where craftsmen master their trade.
We are focused on hiring, inspiring, developing and growing the best craftsmen in the industry. It’s a win-win: Owners get reliable access to seasoned craftsmen who have spent years at Musick, and younger trade employees have a home to grow their careers. We value hard work and believe in giving all our employees the same opportunities in their career growth.
Musick Safety Program
It is the policy of Musick Construction to strive for the highest safety standards on our projects. Safety will be given primary importance in all work activities in order to protect employees against occupational injuries and illnesses and to protect the company against reduced efficiency and unnecessary financial burden. Our safety program has been developed to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations with particular emphasis on the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA).
Safety does not occur by chance. It occurs as the result of careful attention to company operations by those people who are directly involved. Employees at all levels must work diligently in executing the company’s policies in order to maintain an injury and illness free work place. Subcontractors to Musick are expected to maintain the same level of safety performance.
Purpose of the Program
The main purpose of the Musick Safety Program is to provide company officers, managers, and supervisors with effective, proactive programs and procedures designed to ensure the safety and health of our employees and subcontractors, owners, and the public. Secondly, these policies will help the company’s profitability through the reduction of insurance and other accident related costs. These obligations and goals will be achieved as follows:
- By providing every employee with a safe and healthful work place which is free of recognized hazards.
- By protecting the property and interests of our customers, the company, and other parties.
- By elevating employee safety awareness and morale.
- Proper planning and adherence to sound engineering practices.
- Establishing and enforcing effective work rules, programs and procedures which assure worker safety.
- Insuring that employees are equipped with the appropriate personal protective equipment.
- Providing employees with the proper tools for their work operations.
- Training employees in the recognition and avoidance of unsafe actions and conditions in the work place.
- Instilling in company employees that accident prevention is the responsibility of every employee and that active employee participation in the Safety Program is essential to the program’s success.