Our Services Benefit The Following Clients

  • Architects
  • Attorneys
  • Contractors
  • Design Builders
  • Land Developers
  • Engineers
  • Homebuilders
  • Governmental Agencies
  • Redevelopment Entities
  • Special Districts

DAC has worked on projects in 17 states in the continental United States, but is primarily focused on serving clients in Southeast Texas.

Feasibility Studies

We offer our clients a clear understanding of the projects they are considering allowing companies to assess projects accurately before beginning design.

One of the most important aspects of an engineering project is the feasibility study. This study is designed to address the relevant factors to create a comprehensive cost vs. benefit picture, allowing companies to assess the project accurately before beginning design.

Our expertise in the preparation of feasibility studies allows us to offer our clients a clear understanding of the project they are considering.

Permitting

We have a professional working relationship with local, state and federal agencies and utilize a proactive approach to obtain agency permits in a timely and efficient manner.

DAC provides permitting processing services from initial investigation through final permit processing and approval. DAC has established professional working relationships with local, state, and federal agencies, municipal utility districts, and other special districts.

DAC’s permit processing department utilizes a proactive work approach to obtain agency permits in a timely and efficient manner. DAC project coordinators, acting as liaisons between government agencies, project engineers, and clients prepare and package completed submittals in accordance with agency criteria.

Project coordinators are responsible for tracking the status of submittals, assisting the team in properly addressing agency comments, completing applications, and calculating fees which allow for a timely submittal to obtain necessary approvals.

Engineering Design

Civil Engineering Design is the backbone of DAC and we are familiar with highly technical issues and state of the art computer based tools essential to modern engineering.

Understanding and navigating the development approval process is critical to success. Familiarity with the highly technical issues and state-of-the-art computer-based tools that are essential to modern engineering. DAC can take a project through planning, preliminary design, and ultimately to the final design stage where the project is ready for bid and construction.

Construction Administration

We can save time and money on projects by applying proven administrative principles and techniques from pre-construction through to project close out.

Construction administration is a broad term encompassing a wide variety of activities. We can save time and money on projects by applying proven administrative principles and techniques from pre-construction through project closeout. Our typical services include conducting pre-construction and weekly project meetings, coordinating construction staking, overseeing contractor’s activities and material testing, tracking project quantities of materials, preparing necessary change orders and supplemental agreements, daily and weekly project diaries, preparing payment vouchers, completing State and Federal documentation and producing final documentation and as-builts.

Pre-Construction Conference and Schedules
  • Contract Administration
  • Requests for Information Response
  • Progress Reports
  • Change Order Reviews/Processing
  • Pay Requests and Labor Standard Report Reviews/Processing
Construction Inspections
  • Maintaining Daily Logs and Reports
  • Enforcement of Safety Regulations
  • Verifying Lines and Grades
  • Testing of Concrete and Steel Placement
  • Calculation of Quantities
  • Analysis and verification of contractor invoices
  • Field Measurements and Testing of In-Place Materials
Project Close-Out
  • Final Inspections and Punch List Preparation
  • Certifications of Completion
  • As-Built Record Drawings Preparation