Before adopting Assignar’s platform, Resolve Marine faced several challenges in managing its large workforce, which consisted of over 300 employees spread across various locations worldwide. As a marine salvaging company, their operations were diverse, ranging from emergency responses and maritime projects to reef restoration and oil pollution containment.
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Before implementing Assignar, Formula Alberta faced significant challenges in maintaining safety and engineering documentation. They relied on hard copy books that contained the relevant documentation, which contributed to delays, mismanagement, and loss of documents. Formula Alberta had to maintain safety documentation records in case of an impromptu audit to meet safety audit requirements, which was a tedious process.
With more work comes more information that needs capturing in the field.
Don Mann previously relied on paper timesheets and forms to collect this data.
Today, all employees at Don Mann fill out their time with Assignar, and they use custom forms to collect job costing, job numbers, and cost codes.
In this expert construction guide, we’ll explore the bumps on the road toward digitization, tech fixes to your challenges, the first step to implementation — and 3 examples from companies leading the charge.
For Penington Painting Company, documentation is critical. Since they couldn’t prove which coatings were applied correctly after the fact, they had to document everything as they worked—which led to mountains of paperwork for their team. That’s why Project Manager Taylor Bischoff was tasked with finding a streamlined, faster solution for the field.
Before Larcon implemented Assignar, General Manager Brian Winn and Business Manager Annice Stephens were the only administrators. Brian ran the service and construction departments alone.
To get paperwork from the field, he had his foreman come into the office once a week to drop off paperwork. When paperwork didn’t turn up, Brian would drive to the job site, only to find that it never got filled out.
How many times have you wished for a tool more exacting than an excavator? A way to dig without worrying about hitting high-pressure gas lines or risking digging through electrical? That’s why Ultra Engineering digs holes with air.
With increasing infrastructure work and poised for growth, Vision Industrial adopted Assignar to take their business from analog to digital—gaining productivity and efficiency in the process.
While we’re no fortune-tellers, we spoke with Assignar CEO and Co-Founder Sean McCreanor and pulled from the top industry reports to identify what you should expect for 2023.
The big takeaway? Things are changing. Quickly. Here are the top trends in the construction industry—and some tips on embracing them to prepare for the coming year.