Construction Jobsite Management

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Cengage Learning, Jun 10, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 480 pages
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This new updated third edition of Construction Jobsite Management 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.
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Contents

Introduction to Project Management
1
The Project Team
13
Use of Construction Documents on The Jobsite
41
Submittals Samples and Shop Drawings
73
Documentation and Record Keeping at the Jobsite
95
Jobsite Layout and Control
139
Meetings Negotiations and Dispute Resolution
179
Jobsite Labor Relations and Control
199
Project Quality Management
287
Time and Cost Control
311
Waste and Environmental Management and Sustainable Construction Practices
339
Computerized Project Administration
355
Changes and Claims
383
Progress Payments
405
Project Closeout
439
Index
461

Personnel and Safety Management
221
Subcontracting and Purchasing
257

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Certified Professional Constructor (AIC); Member, AACE International Author Biography: William R. Mincks is a Certified Professional Constructor (AIC), as well as a member of the AACE International. He has taught construction management at Washington State University, South Dakota University, and Boise State University. He is experienced in many areas of construction and consults on project management, construction quality management, and housing issues.

Hal Johnston is a Certified Professional Estimator (ASPE) and a licensed general contractor for the state of California. He also serves as a professor of construction management at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California.

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