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Construction Project RFIs, Submittals & Transmittals

Clarify uncertainties and fill any information gaps with construction project RFIs, submittals, and transmittals.

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Facilitate clear communication, prevent misunderstandings, and standardize the sharing of information

Create, manage, and track your communication using RFIs, submittals, and transmittals, along with documentation, from one convenient location.
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Ensure your time-sensitive documents are submitted, completed, and processed in order to stay on time and on a budget!


The beauty of having Jonas is we are able to take on more jobs and increase our workload, and yet roughly keep the same amount of office staff because Jonas is so adaptable and is able to grow with us.
Anna Liorti Controller – Metric Contracting Services

RFIs, Submittals, Transmittals Functionality

Streamlined RFI Process

Requests for information (RFIs) provide an opportunity for project team members to clarify unclear specs, plans, contracts, and other documents. An efficient RFI process will keep track of communication and save your project time.
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RFIs and Submittals Tracking

Increase visibility into RFI status updates. Access all history and stay up-to-date with the current statuses. 

Full Transmittal Capabilities

Create and send a transmittal within Jonas with the option to attach and view documents

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Centralized Documentation Storage

Project managers can access all RFIs, submittals, and transmittals from one centralized location. PMs and project teams can also easily search for, and access, all the documents related to a construction project.

Complete Reporting Capabilities

Retrieve job document logs and produce reports for RFIs, project submittals, submittals, and transmittals sorted out by numerous filters.
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Transform your documentation processes with Jonas Cloud

RFIs, submittals and transmittals are an essential part of communication in the construction process. Make sure your requests for information, transmittals, and submittals are securely stored in the cloud and integrated into your project management processes and workflows. Use Jonas Cloud to share, record, and track the project-related documentation so that it’s available to everyone involved at a click of a button.

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Client Case Study

METRIC CONTRACTING SERVICES is a heavy civil contractor operating since 1978 that performs excavation to help construct major highways, railways, shopping malls, airports, and residential subdivisions.

In order to help enrich the business through improved efficiencies, Metric realized that their current software solution was no longer going to meet their needs.

Having Jonas Construction Software in place has provided Metric Contracting Services with:

Frequently Asked Questions

An RFI (request for information) is used to clarify any uncertainties or questions in construction work orders, plans, contracts, or other documents. Here’s how they work: once a question arises, general contractors, subcontractors, or other construction professionals submit an RFI to the client and the other party submits an answer to that question or clarifies any misunderstandings. RFIs play an important part in the communication around the entire project, so when questions arise, information is not left out and all clarifications are done in a timely manner.


At the same time, it’s important to avoid excessive RFIs which can evolve into false claims as one party tries to place blame on other parties for project delays and lack of information. When used properly, RFIs become a crucial tool to enable seamless communication and optimal project productivity.

There are a lot of documents and communications sent during a project, especially a large commercial project. There may be hundreds of submittals, RFIs, and drawings that need to be distributed and organized. Having a clear record of when they were sent out, and to whom, can provide transparency and make all the difference when a conflict arises.

Use them when sending important documents, files, drawings, or samples. If you need them later to prove that you sent the information, they’ll be able to provide the specific proof you need. Emails often get lost or accidentally deleted, so the more permanent records you have, the better.


Documentation paper trail is essential in the construction business. That’s why keeping track of all communication, for example, when certain documents were sent or changes were communicated, can be important when it comes to claims and lawsuits. Having the most accurate and organized documentation can save you a dispute. 

Don’t let your construction or service business lose important documentation!

Start taking tracking your RFIs, submittals, and transmittals like a pro with the Jonas platform.