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Small Works

Step 1: The work request Step 2: The Estimate Step 3: The Approval Step 4: The Work Step 5: Invoicing & Closure Step 6: Project Feedback

Step 4: The work

The following are typical duties performed by the Project Manager and the support team during the life of a project.


  • Create a project file
  • Obtain the brief and agree the scope of works
  • Check record drawings, asbestos register, fire risk assessments, and Health & Safety files
  • Undertake site surveys and investigations
  • Provide option appraisal / feasibility costs
  • Produce a specification document.


  • Check contractors' H&S and insurance details
  • Establish a programme
  • Obtain quotations / tender the work
  • Evaluate the quotations / tender returns
  • Issue a Total Project Estimate (TPE)
  • Place orders.


  • Confirm and facilitate the programme
  • Manage the site works
  • Manage variations and final accounts
  • Advise and or demonstrate to the client the completed work
  • Check certification and handover to E&F Maintenance.


  • Update master drawings, asset register, space data, asbestos register, fire risk register and Health & Safety files
  • Undertake post-completion duties (operational, contractual, financial)
  • Close and archive the project file.

…all in accordance with University procedures.