Circle with the words Lean Construction at the top and bottom with a green section that says plan and blue section that says do and yellow section that says act and a red section that says check.
Our people are empowered.

Lean construction leaders.

Our regional AGC CM Lean professionals are members of the LCI community of practice in the areas in which we serve.

  • PLANto identify and analyze the problem.
  • DOdevelop and implement a solution.
  • CHECKto evaluate the results.
  • ACTto adopt and/or update the necessary standards, abandon the process change or run through the cycle again.
LeChase embraces a lean culture that is centered around collaboration and planning, providing efficient workflow from conception to completion with the elimination of wastes.

Lean culture at LeChase.

Our focus is on improving safety, quality and overall value for our customers.

Lean process, reduce waster, customer pull, impeccable flow, pursue perfection and improvement.
We employ 5S+1, just-in-time delivery, no materials hit the floor, The Last Planner System and continuous improvement.

Eliminate work waiting for workers and workers waiting for work.

Provide predictable and reliable workflow.

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Graphic showing the field tools and Last Planner System

The 8 wastes.

To remember the 8 wastes, think DOWNTIME.

Defect
Overproduction
Waiting
Non-utilized skills
Transportation
Inventory
Motion
Extra Processing

Defect

Efforts caused by rework, scrap and incorrect information.

Transportation

Unnecessary movements of product and materials.

Overproduction

Producing more than needed or producing too early.

Inventory

Excess products and materials not being processed.

Waiting

Wasting time waiting for the next step in a process.

Motion

Unnecessary movement or repetitive movements.

Non-utilized skills

Underutilizing people's talent, skills and knowledge.

Extra processing

More work than is required by the project.