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Construction Jobsite Management 2e

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9781401809126

ISBN10:
140180912X
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
9/5/2003
Publisher(s):
Delmar Cengage Learning

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Summary

This book deals with all facets of construction project management from the contractor's point of view. It examines the duties that are handled by the project manager, construction superintendent, and construction engineer throughout the progress of a job, from the configurations of a project team through project closeout. A hallmark of this book is its dedicated focus on the activities of jobsite personnel that includes helpful techniques and procedures for effectively managing a project from start to finish. The clear, concise language in which it is written makes this book an essential introduction to the "real world" of effective management techniques.

Author Biography

Hal Johnston is a Certified Professional Estimator and a Licensed General Contractor for the state of California.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Acknowledgments xiv
Chapter 1 Introduction to Project Management 1(12)
Objectives
2(1)
Introduction to Project Management
2(1)
Attributes of Construction Projects
3(1)
Goals and Objectives of Construction Projects
4(2)
Management Techniques to Achieve Project Goals and Objectives
6(4)
Organization of the Project Delivery System
6(1)
Leadership
7(1)
Problemsolving
7(1)
Reporting and Record Keeping
8(1)
Planning and Scheduling
8(1)
Cost Control
8(1)
Quality Management
9(1)
Safety Management
9(1)
Contract Compliance
10(1)
Computerized Record Keeping
10(1)
Summary
10(1)
Review Questions
11(2)
Chapter 2 The Project Team 13(26)
Objectives
14(1)
Roles, Responsibilities, and Authority of Project Participants
14(1)
The Traditional Contract Delivery System (Owner-Architect-Contractor)
15(15)
Responsibilities of the Contractual Parties
17(2)
The Owner's Roles During the Construction Phase
19(1)
The Architect's Roles During the Construction Phase
20(3)
The Contractor's Roles During the Construction Phase
23(5)
Other Roles in the Construction Process
28(1)
Communications in the Traditional System
28(2)
The Construction Management (CM) Delivery System
30(4)
Roles of the Construction Management Project Team
32(1)
Communications in the Construction Management Delivery System
33(1)
The Design-Build Delivery System
34(4)
Communications in the Design-Build Delivery System
37(1)
Engineering-Procurement-Construction (E-P-C)
37(1)
Summary
38(1)
Review Questions
38(1)
CHAPTER 3 Use of Construction Documents on the Jobsite 39(30)
Objectives
40(1)
The Construction Documents
41(19)
Advertisement or Invitation to Bid
43(1)
Instructions to Bidders
44(1)
Bid Forms
44(4)
General and Supplementary Conditions of the Contract
48(2)
Additional Information to Bidders
50(1)
Divisions 1-16, Technical Specification
50(1)
Division 1, General Requirements
51(1)
Divisions 2-16, Technical Specifications
52(2)
Addenda
54(1)
The Drawings
55(5)
Use of the Construction Documents
60(6)
Familiarization with a Project
60(1)
Preparing Crew Assignments
61(1)
Problemsolving
62(4)
Summary
66(1)
Review Questions
67(2)
CHAPTER 4 Submittals, Samples, and Shop Drawings 69(20)
Objectives
70(1)
Types of Submittals
71(7)
Product Data Submittal
71(1)
Shop Drawings
71(6)
Samples
77(1)
Requirements for Submittals, Shop Drawings, and Samples
78(1)
Review of Submittals, Shop Drawings, and Samples
78(3)
The Procurement Schedule
81(4)
Submittal Review by the Contractor
85(1)
The Use of Submittals During Construction
86(1)
Summary
87(1)
Review Questions
88(1)
CHAPTER 5 Documentation and Record Keeping at the Jobsite 89(40)
Objectives
90(3)
Record Types and Content
93(16)
Event and Conversation Documentation
93(1)
Daily Reports
93(5)
Weekly and Monthly Reports
98(3)
Diaries
101(4)
Logs
105(1)
Accidents Reports
106(1)
Progress Photographs
106(1)
Video Recordings
107(1)
Time-lapse Photography
108(1)
Progress Schedules and Schedule Updates
109(1)
Cost Documentation
109(3)
Labor
109(1)
Material
110(1)
Equipment
111(1)
Correspondence
112(8)
Letter of Transmittal
114(1)
Request for Information (RFI)
115(3)
Letters
118(1)
E-mail
119(1)
Contractual Requirement Documentation
120(1)
Meeting Minutes
120(6)
Change Orders
124(1)
Old Business
125(1)
New Business
125(1)
Meeting Adjourned, Next Meeting
126(1)
Summary
126(1)
Review Questions
127(2)
CHAPTER 6 Jobsite Layout and Control 129(38)
Objectives
130(1)
Material Handling
131(9)
Labor Productivity
140(3)
Equipment Constraints
143(1)
Site Constraints
144(1)
Elements of the Jobsite Layout Plan
145(11)
Material Storage or Laydown Areas
145(1)
Temporary Facilities
146(2)
Types of Jobsite Offices
148(8)
Jobsite Security
156(5)
Perimeter Fencing
157(1)
Access Roads
158(2)
Signs and Barricades
160(1)
Organizing Jobsite Layout
161(2)
Summary
163(2)
Review Questions
165(2)
CHAPTER 7 Meetings, Negotiations, and Dispute Resolution 167(22)
Objectives
168(2)
Partnering Meeting and Workshop Session
170(1)
The Contractor's Preconstruction Planning and Organization Meeting
171(5)
Preconstruction Meeting with Subcontractors
173(1)
Project Preconstruction Meeting
173(3)
Project Meetings
176(4)
Construction Phase Subcontractor Meetings
176(2)
Construction Staff Meetings
178(1)
Specialized Meetings
178(1)
Project Closeout Meetings
179(1)
Post-project Review and Evaluation
180(1)
Negotiations
180(6)
Summary
186(1)
Review Questions
186(3)
CHAPTER 8 Jobsite Labor Relations and Control 189(22)
Objectives
190(1)
Labor Productivity
191(5)
Impact of Changes
192(1)
Poor Weather
192(1)
Material Problems
193(1)
High Labor Turnover
193(1)
Accidents and Unsafe Conditions
194(1)
Working Overtime
194(1)
Projects in Existing Facilities or Congested Areas
195(1)
Jobsite Labor Organization
196(1)
Labor Agreements
196(3)
Supervision and Control of Labor
199(9)
The Superintendent
199(3)
The Foreman
202(1)
Overtime
202(1)
Employee Relations
203(1)
Employee Training
203(1)
Tools
204(1)
Labor Records
204(4)
Summary
208(1)
Review Questions
209(2)
CHAPTER 9 Personnel and Safety Management 211(34)
Objectives
212(4)
Corporate Safety Policy
216(2)
Safe Practice and Operations Code
217(1)
Accident Prevention
218(7)
Medical and First Aid Facilities and Services
219(1)
Protection of the General Public
220(3)
Fire Protection
223(2)
Substance Abuse
225(2)
Personal Protective Equipment
227(1)
Hazardous Materials Communication
227(1)
Safety Communications
228(3)
Accident Reporting and Investigation
231(11)
OSHA Records and Regulatory Requirements
235(3)
Recording Injuries and Illnesses
238(4)
Summary
242(1)
Review Questions
242(3)
CHAPTER 10 Subcontracting and Purchasing 245(30)
Objectives
246(2)
Subcontract Management
248(2)
The Subcontractor
248(2)
The Subcontract Agreement
250(14)
Subcontract Agreement Amount
250(1)
Selecting Subcontractor Bids
250(2)
Subcontract Agreement Contract Form
252(4)
Scope Definition in the Subcontract Agreement
256(3)
Coordination Meetings
259(1)
Scheduling Subcontractors
259(1)
Subcontractor Submittals
260(1)
Changes to the Subcontract Agreement
260(1)
Quality Control in Subcontract Work
260(1)
Subcontractor Payment
261(1)
Subcontract Back-charges
262(2)
Withheld Payments
264(1)
Subcontractor Coordination
264(2)
Subcontractor Safety and Waste Management
266(1)
The Subcontractor's Subcontracts
267(5)
Purchase of Materials
267(1)
Material Contracts
267(1)
Purchase Orders
268(3)
Expediting and Tracking Material and Equipment
271(1)
Summary
272(2)
Review Questions
274(1)
CHAPTER 11 Project Quality Management 275(24)
Objectives
276(1)
Defining Quality
277(1)
Total Quality Management
278(3)
Implementing a Quality Plan
281(4)
The Jobsite Quality Control Team
282(1)
Partnering
282(3)
Testing and Inspection
285(11)
Summary
296(2)
Review Questions
298(1)
CHAPTER 12 Time and Cost Control 299(26)
Objectives
300(1)
Project Duration Control
301(8)
Scope of Activities
303(2)
Sequence of Activities
305(3)
Duration of Activities
308(1)
The Project Schedule
309(7)
Project Cost Control
316(6)
Realistic Cost Control Activities
318(4)
Summary
322(1)
Review Questions
322(3)
CHAPTER 13 Computerized Project Administration 325(28)
Objectives
326(2)
Document Flow
328(1)
Document Control
328(18)
Word Processing Software
333(1)
Spreadsheet Software
334(1)
Database Software
335(1)
Computer Hardware
336(1)
Document and Contract Control Software
337(6)
Planning and Scheduling Software
343(3)
Web-enabled Project Management Software
346(3)
Electronic Photographic Documentation
349(1)
Summary
350(1)
Review Questions
351(2)
CHAPTER 14 Changes and Claims 353(22)
Objectives
354(1)
Changes in the Construction Project
354(5)
The Change Order Process
359(13)
Time Extension
368(1)
Documentation of Changes
368(4)
Implementation of Change Orders
372(1)
Summary
372(2)
Review Questions
374(1)
CHAPTER 15 Progress Payments 375(32)
Objectives
376(2)
The Schedule of Values
378(9)
Unit Price Contracts
387(1)
Project Cash Flow Projections
388(6)
Progress Payment Procedures
394(10)
Payment Processing
404(1)
Summary
405(1)
Review Questions
405(2)
CHAPTER 16 Project Closeout 407(22)
Objectives
408(2)
The Closeout Process
410(14)
Punch Lists
412(1)
Substantial Completion
413(4)
Paperwork Requirements
417(1)
Inspection Agency Releases
417(1)
System Testing and Documentation
418(1)
Operating and Maintenance Manuals and Inspection
419(1)
Spare Parts and Extra Materials
420(1)
Keys, Permanent Cylinders, and Rekeying
420(1)
Record Drawings
421(1)
Warranties and Guarantees
421(1)
Affidavits of Payment, Lien Releases, and Consent of Surety
422(1)
Miscellaneous Certifications and Releases
423(1)
Financial Resolution of the Project
424(2)
Subcontractor Payment
424(1)
Resolution with the Owner
424(1)
Cost Control Completion
425(1)
Archiving Records
425(1)
Summary
426(1)
Review Questions
427(2)
Index 429


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