Construction Superintendent Operations Manual / Edition 2

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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 Companies, The
  • Publication date: 1/7/2008
  • Edition description: Australian Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 447
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.18 (d)

Meet the Author

Sidney Levy is an independent construction industry

consultant and author of Project Management in Construction.

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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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