4 S.T.E.P.s – ‘P’ is for Post-Job Inspection
This week’s post will address the fourth and final step in the four-step program to successful parking lot management.
The final step of the project should include a Post-Job Inspection. During this time, all of the work is thoroughly reviewed by the project manager. Signage, barricades, and any remaining equipment and debris are removed from the job site. If possible, the property or facility manager should be present for the post-job inspection so that any questions can be addressed on site. If this is not feasible, the project manager can take pictures and document any final comments. These will be submitted to the property or facility manager for further review. The goal of a post-job inspection is to monitor quality control and verify complete satisfaction. Be wary of a contractor if this service is not offered.
Whether a facility manager is responsible for one parking lot or thousands of parking lots across the country, teaming up with an experienced contractor with national management capabilities will help ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and according to specifications. Ultimately, by following the proper S.T.E.P.s, maintaining a parking lot can be a simple procedure. In the end, the benefits are well worth the investment. A properly maintained parking lot helps to project a positive image, attract customers, and gain a competitive edge in the marketplace.