Prepared by the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC).
CMA-523, Construction Subcontract, is intended to be used to form the contract between a general contractor and a subcontractor. A subcontractor performs part of the work that is required under the contractor’s contract with the project owner. Defining the scope of the subcontract work is an essential function of the subcontract. Typically, the subcontract work is performed at the project site, often in conjunction with the work activities of the contractor itself and other subcontractors, and therefore safety, indemnity, and insurance provisions are of prominent importance.
The EJCDC Construction Manager as Advisor (CMA) document series is intended for projects in which the Owner’s primary representative during construction will be the Construction Manager as Advisor (CMA). The series is an alternative to the use of the EJCDC Construction series, on projects in which the engineer that prepared the design subsequently serves as the owner’s construction contract administrator. The Construction Manager as Advisor series of documents clarify the respective roles and responsibilities of the engineer and construction manager as advisor recognizing the contributions each makes to the design and delivery of a construction project. The CMA series is comprised of contract documents, administrative forms, bonds, and bidding/procurement documents.
EJCDC includes the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Council of Engineering Companies, the Professional Engineers in Private Practice Division of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Associated General Contractors of America, and the participation of more than fifteen other professional engineering design, construction, owner, legal, and risk management organizations.
EJCDC documents are delivered in Microsoft Word format (file extension *.docx). Microsoft Word is required if you wish to edit the files.