Construction Superintendent Operations Manual / Edition 2

Construction Superintendent Operations Manual / Edition 2

by Sidney Levy
     
 

Complete Any Construction Job
On Time, within Budget, and According to Specifications

Turn to the updated Second Edition of Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual for step-by-step guidance on managing every aspect of complex construction jobs. From handling construction contracts to managing construction components and technology,

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Overview

Complete Any Construction Job
On Time, within Budget, and According to Specifications

Turn to the updated Second Edition of Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual for step-by-step guidance on managing every aspect of complex construction jobs. From handling construction contracts to managing construction components and technology, this hands-on resource will help you ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and according to specifications.

Packed with over 100 forms, sample letters, and checklists, this easy-to-use reference shows readers how to organize a project, work with subcontractors, rehabilitate old buildings, establish safety procedures at the jobsite, achieve quality control and quality assurance, write effective business letters, and much more. The Second Edition of Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual now features:

  • A wealth of construction methods, strategies, and tactics
  • Dealing with difficult issues at the site, coordination, subsurface conditions
  • Time and material pitfalls to avoid
  • Tips on working with subcontractors and completing jobs successfully
  • Over 100 forms, letters, and checklists, both in the book and on the CD-ROM
  • SI units where applicable
  • NEW to this edition: more details on construction contract documents,
    including design-build; new information on bonds and insurance; updated coverage of site safety, with OSHA citations

Inside This Cutting-Edge Construction Management Guide


• Introduction to the Construction Industry • Construction Contracts • General Conditions • Organizing the Project • Organizing in the Field • Working with Subcontractors • Rehabilitation of Old Buildings • Safety at the Jobsite • Quality Control and Quality Assurance • The Legal World We Live In • Effective Letter Writing

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071502412
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/07/2008
Edition description:
Australian Edition
Pages:
447
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

List of Form Letters

Contents of the CD

Chapter 1: A Construction Industry Snapshot

Chapter 2: Construction Contracts and How They Are Administered

Chapter 3: General Conditions of the Construction Contract

Chapter 4: Organizing the Project--Before and During Construction

Chapter 5: Organizing in the Field

Chapter 6: Working with Subcontractors

Chapter 7: Dealing With Difficult Issues at the Construction Site

Chapter 8: Rehabilitation and Renovation of Older Buildings

Chapter 9: Safety at the Job Site

Chapter 10: Quality Control and Quality Assurance

Chapter 11: The Legal World We Live In: Claims and Disputes

Chapter 12: Effective Letter Writing for Project Superintendents

Appendix A: Earthwork and Compaction

Appendix B: Concrete Facts

Appendix C: Hot-Weather and Cold-Weather Concreting, Nondestructive Methods for Testing Strength of Hardened Concrete, and Control of Cracking

Appendix D: Western Wood Products Quality, Measurement Standards, and Lumber Definitions

Appendix E: Useful Tables and Formulas

Index

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