Construction Project Administration / Edition 7by Edward R. Fisk
Pub. Date: 02/28/2002
Publisher: Pearson Education
Drawing on the author's extensive experience in construction engineering, administration, and education, this reference addresses each of the principal contract administration duties in logical orderfrom the hands-on viewpoint of a resident engineer on a construction project. Takes a project team approach for improved job efficiency, outlining a construction team operation in which the administrator delegates to the greatest possible extent all those contract administration functions that can be more effectively done in the field. Updates all chapters to twenty-first century technology. Adds coverage on Electronic Project Administration. Revises coverage of construction scheduling, based on contributions from an acknowledged expert in that field. Explores the various relationships between parties involved in construction, offering guidance on what to say or do, and what not to say or do, to avoid the risk of claims. Provides filled-out examples of documentation forms recommended for construction administration. Includes the latest DOT and local standards specs and applications for city and county projects. Provides information to help managers promote on-the-job safety. Helps managers improve job efficiency with guide specs for specifying CPM. Ideal as a review for those preparing for certification exams, a reference for seasoned professionals, and a single-source primer for those new to construction.
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Table of ContentsNote: Each chapter concludes with Problems.
1. The Project Delivery System.
2. Responsibility and Authority.
3. Resident Project Representative Office Responsibilities.
4. Documentation: Records and Reports.
5. Electronic Project Administration.
6. Specifications and Drawings.
7. Using the Specifications in Contract Administration.
8. Construction Laws and Labor Relations.
9. Construction Safety.
10. Meetings and Negotiations.
11. Risk Allocation and Liability Sharing.
12. Preconstruction Operations.
13. Planning for Construction.
14. Fundamentals of CPM Construction Scheduling.
15. Construction Operations.
16. Value Engineering.
17. Measurement and Payment.
18. Construction Materials and Workmanship.
19. Changes and Extra Work.
20. Claims and Disputes.
21. Project Closeout.
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