With over 30 years of experience and expertise in the electrical and low voltage industry, Ed Coffin works closely with contractors in improving their workflow efficiency from estimating through construction completion. He has held many positions in engineering, CAD, pre-planning and pre-fabrication. Ed is also an experienced electrician, foreman, estimator, and project manager, and has worked as an operations and software applications expert helping thousands of subcontractors optimize their business workflows. Mr. Coffin is a veteran public speaker at NECA, IEC, and BICSI organizations, as well as other trade shows. He has been published in magazine articles, news stories, industry white papers, and blog articles.
Operational Assessment and Business Improvement Services
Many contractors started their own business because of the love of building and passion for their trade, and many project managers learned to be project managers from the school of hard knocks. However, there is always room for improvement and even the smallest improvements can net significant gains. Ed’s operational and business improvement services can uncover workflow gaps that need to be addressed. Whether it is making adjustments to your cost coding structure or digging into your projects to catch early warning signs, Ed makes strategic recommendations to help contractors improve profitability in projects.
Ed is a valued resource as a consultative partner for thousands of enterprise trade contractors and sharing his expertise on the following topics:
- Standardizing project management processes
- Risk mitigation strategies
- Full cycle job costing best practices
- Labor productivity tracking
Taking Advantage of Virtual Construction to Mitigate Risk and Protect Profits
Virtual Construction or Building Information Modeling (BIM) has become an effective layer in construction from design to prefabrication to field layout.
Using a Work Breakdown Structure and BIM 360 for Effective Labor Delivery and Control
Ed Coffin explains specific issues in the construction industry and how to better facilitate preconstruction.