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Port of Seattle – Consolidated Rental Car Facility (RCF) Program


The project is also known as consolidated Rental Car Facility (RCF) and the Infrastructure, Landside, Terminal & Tenant and Security Capital Programs within the Aviation Project Management Group (AV/PMG) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The $419M RCF Program consists of the 2.1 million square feet Rental Car Facility, Off-Site Roadway Improvements, a Bus Maintenance Facility and a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fueling Station and other main terminal improvements. The projects in the Landside, Infrastructure, Security, Stormwater and Terminal & Tenant Programs are in various stages of programming, design, construction and closeout.


In April 2009, P&M together with Jacobs Engineering Group was awarded a contract to perform program and project controls services including cost estimating, budget and expenditure management and tracking, scheduling, and other project controls type services. Services provided include but not limited to development of project schedules for prospective and new projects; validation of schedules during stages of design & construction, including changes associated with cost trends; evaluation of different procurement strategies, including alternative contracting methodologies; evaluation of Contractor’s critical path construction schedule and integration of that schedule into the Master Schedule; evaluation of Contractor’s three-week look ahead schedules; monitor construction progress in the field to validate Contractor’s progress payment requests; analyze requests for time extensions and time impact analysis from the Contractor; maintain the Master Schedule that integrates all the project schedules; identify linkages, dependencies between projects and opportunities for synergies; and, develop Risk based schedules using Monte Carlo method.
Cost controls services included: management of budgets and forecasts; setup new projects in PeopleSoft; review and track project expenditures; meet regularly with PMs and project teams to review project costs and forecast/identify potential forecast changes; review and code invoices; monitor and update Activity status in PeopleSoft; close out projects; participate in revisions of quarterly cash flows; review Construction Trend Logs; monitor commitment control; investigate anomalies in budgets/actuals; participate in development of Commission memos; participate in project audits for financial information; participate in year end accrual process; continually forecast the cost at completion and maintain proper files of all budget data.

Project Duration

Apr 2009 to Oct 2012