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.
Introduction to Project Management. The Project Team, Use of Construction Documents on the Jobsite. Submittals, Samples, and Shop Drawings. Documentation and Record Keeping at the Jobsite. Jobsite Layout and Control. Meetings, Negotiations, and Dispute Resolution. Jobsite Labor Relations and Control. Personnel and Safety Management. Subcontracting and Purchasing. Project Quality Management. Time and Cost Control. Computerized Project Administration. Changes and Claims. Progress Payments. Project Closeout.