Munger Construction Recognized For Excellence In Job Order Contracting

Helps City of Middletown Receive Merit Award For Boat Launch Installation
By: Pat Munger Construction Company, Inc.
BRANFORD, Conn. - June 1, 2015 - PRLog -- Branford, CT; Pat Munger Construction Company, Inc. has been recognized for its role in the City of Middletown, CT receiving the 2014 Harry H. Mellon Award of Merit for applying Job Order Contracting principles and practices for its boat launch installation.

For the past nine years Middletown city officials had wanted to expand recreational use of the Coginchaug River, popular with canoers and kayakers. But their efforts to build a boat launch were continually challenged by cost estimates that were significantly higher than their State of Connecticut grant. Applying Gordian's ezIQC solution, Munger worked with city officials to reduce the initial estimate by 60% for a $68,168 savings.

After revising the boat ramp design and substituting materials Munger successfully completed the project just five months after submitting its proposal.  "We are proud to have helped the City of Middletown to achieve this long anticipated goal." said David DeMaio, Munger president.  "Munger uses ezIQC to competitively position itself as an on-call construction contractor ready to quickly execute projects for public building owners.  Instead of bidding project by project, Munger bids on a catalog of construction tasks, each of which has a direct cost, unit of measure and specification."

About The Harry H. Mellon Award of Excellence

The Harry H. Mellon Award of Excellence recognizes outstanding and innovative uses of Job Order Contracting (JOC). The awards are sponsored by The Gordian Group. Judging for the annual awards program was conducted by project managers, contractors and consultants and previous winners.


ezIQC, a solution from The Gordian Group, is a competitively bid, indefinite-quantity construction contract. Benefits include time and cost savings and high quality construction services from bonded, insured and experienced on-call contractors who perform renovation, repair and construction work. Local, county and state governments, universities and school systems use ezIQC to complete interior, exterior, vertical, horizontal and environmental projects.


Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG), a regional planning organization established under the Connecticut General Statutes as a voluntary association of municipal governments, serves the City of Hartford and 37 surrounding suburban and rural communities.  CRCOG is dedicated to expanding the concept of voluntary cooperation among its members as the means to successfully respond to many of the region’s pressing governmental and public challenges.

About Pat Munger Construction Company, Inc.

Since 1968, Munger has delivered a great experience for industrial and commercial customers in Connecticut. Customers benefit from cost effective, aesthetically pleasing, energy efficient, and environmentally sound buildings that facilitate a relationship among people, technology and space. As turnkey Design/Build general contractor we work in cooperation with architects, designers and end users in order to integrate the optimal technology from leading suppliers into well-designed new buildings, additions, repairs and remodeling.  Our value engineered solutions apply the best mix of pre-engineered steel, structural steel, wood and masonry with sustainable construction and “green” building practices.  Munger professionals embrace and maintain LEED AP credentials and other important certifications and proficiencies. Client operations remain in full swing with minimal disruption from site planning and construction through certificate of occupancy.  Proven by an array of successful projects, repeat customers, skilled and loyal people, Munger works to build lifetime relationships earned each day on each project.

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