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begining of table of contents URBAN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT TABLE OF CONTENTS Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1 Project Organization (How does that huge project get done?) Home Office and Project Specific Personnel Assigned to the Project Preconstruction Organization Cost of Preconstruction Services Bid and Award Phase Construction Phase Organization Determining the Cost of Personnel Assigned to The Project¿General Conditions Project Close-Out Phase Duties and Responsibilities of the Construction Manager/General Contractor¿s Personnel Assigned to the Project Project Stakeholders Role of the Owner¿s Representative Summary Chapter 2 Risk Assessment and Problem Solving (The bane of every construction project) Risk Management Risk Assessment Risks Encountered During the Project Life Cycle Why CM/GCs Fail CM/GC Company¿s Wellness Summary Chapter 3 Testing and Quality Control (Why do we have to test?) What is Testing? Testing Groups Mock-ups and Wind Model Test Field Fabrication of Structural Components (Mixture and Components) Testing Procedures Organizations Project Tests Quality Control Summary Chapter 4 Building Codes and Permits (Why does the city want to know what we are doing? Why do they want us to follow regulations?) Building Codes Means and Methods for the Contraction Manager/General Contractor Permits Inspections Testing Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) and Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) Landmarks Summary Chapter 5 Safety (Why we cannot police ourselves) History of Safety Issues OSHA (Occupational Safety Health Administration) New York City Safety Programs Tragic Accidents Safety Record Injury and Death Impact on the Construction Process Safety and Cost Implications Stanford Accident Cost Accounting System Workers¿ Compensation Liability Insurance Reducing Accidents on the Urban Job Site When an Accident Occurs on the Job Site The Safety Poem Summary Chapter 6 Logistics (How can you build on this minuscule site?) Logistics Cranes Crane Safety Hoists Temporary Services and Facilities Temporary Electrical Power Standpipe Field Office and Shanties Storage Required Permits Moratoriums Signage Sidewalk Bridges, Sheds, and Fencing Security Underpinning and Shoring Excavation Dewatering Summary Chapter 7 Layouts and Surveying (We are only off by one foot. Big deal!) Surveying Basic Information Steel Structures Factors Impacting the Surveyor Summary Chapter 8 Drawings and Specifications (The 100% documents. Not!) Drawings and Specifications Review Meeting Construction Documents Checklist Coordination of Drawings by the Design Team Coordination of Drawings by the Construction Manager/General Contractor Access for Critical Elements Summary Chapter 9 Contracts (Tough negotiations) What is a Contract? Types of Contracts Contract Summary Contract Provisions that Must be Reviewed for Clarification Potential Onerous Contract Clauses Summary Chapter10 Insurance and Bonds (We NEVER have a problem) Construction Insurance Waiver of Subrogation and Indemnification Types of Insurance Proof of Insurance Owner- and or Contractor-Controlled Insurance Programs (OCIP/CCIP) Surety Bonds Types of Bonds Surety Companies Summary Chapter 11 Security (Why are we missing so much copper?) Security of the Construction Site Site Access by Construction Personnel Site Access by the Owner Security of Construction Material Security Systems Construction Shanties and Field Offices Security of Pre-ordered Materials Construction Site Security Plan Summary Chapter 12 Renovation and Demolition (I thought this was a structurally sound building) Introduction Preparation of Costs Renovation Project¿Post-Demolition Schedule Safety Demolition Hazardous Material Summary Chapter 13 Meetings and Communications (Someone besides me has to understand?) Communications in an Ever-Changing Environment Verbal and Nonverbal Communications Project Stockholders and Their Special Interests Communications Plan Meetings Types of Meetings Definition and Purpose of the Most Common Meetings Summary Chapter 14 Project Documentation, Logs, and Reports (The consultants have to know what we want?) Project Documentation and Record Keeping Types of Project Records and Reports Electronic Record Keeping and Project Websites Summary Chapter 15 Schedules (I thought back-of-envelope dates were sufficient) What is a Schedule? The Importance of Schedules Types of Schedules Development of the CPM Schedule Scheduling Programs Preparation of a Schedule Factors Impacting Schedules Fast tracking Long Lead Items Two-Week Look Ahead Summary Chapter 16 Sub Contractors and the Bidding Process (The people who actually build the project, and who want to get paid) What is a Subcontractor? The Selection Process The Bidding Process Leveling Process Negotiations Subcontractor Contract Subcontractors and the Urban Environment Starting the Work Subcontractor Site Meetings Productivity Subcontractor Process for Change Order Work Subcontractor Labor Costs Dealing with Problem Subcontractors Subcontractor Concerns Sarbanes-Oxley Act Summary Chapter 17 Costs (It¿s always about money) Cost Estimating What are Cost Estimates Used For? Types of Cost estimates Hard and Soft Costs Obtaining Cost Data Timing Minimizing Unknown Factors Getting the Proper Information Contingency Qualifications Preparation of the Cost Estimate Budget Process Value Engineering Change Orders Processing of Change Orders Rejection Of Change Orders Costs Change Order Work and the Schedule Tracking Costs During Construction Summary Chapter 18 Claims and Dispute Avoidance (You mean I have to keep records in case of a problem?) What is a Claim? Why Do We Have Claims? Potential Major Claim Areas How to Minimize Claims Claim and Dispute Resolution Summary Chapter 19 Design-Build (An industry buzz word) Design-Build: A Project Delivery System History The Project Performance Specification The Procurement Process for the Design-Build Entity Response to the RFQ by the Construction Manager/General Contractor Response to the RFP by the Construction Manager/General Contractor The Design-Build Team Advantages to the Design-Build Process Disadvantages of the Design-Build Process Why CMs/GCs Choose the Design-Build Approach Successful Design-Build Strategies Summary Chapter 20 Requisitions (We¿re finally getting paid?) Financial Control Requisitions Certificate of Capital Improvement Waivers of Lien Project Trade Cost Breakdown Retainage Final Payment Cash Flow Projections ¿S¿ Curve Filing a Lien Summary Chapter 21 Project Punch List and Close-Outs (What punch list? The job was perfect! More paperwork) Project Close-Out Punch List Project Close-Out Meeting Preparation of As-Built Drawings Obtaining and Coordinating Final Approvals Waivers of Lien¿Partial and Finals Administrative Close-Out Procedures Turnover and Acceptance of Equipment Summary Chapter 22 Technology (They are trying to make my job easier) Technology History Building Information Modeling (BIM) New Materials Communications Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Cameras Computers Internet Testing Codes Other Resources Summary Chapter 23 Green Construction (Saving future generations) Green Building History Benefits of Building Green The LEED Rating System and Standards Sustainable Construction in the Urban Environment Environmentally responsible Construction Summary Epilogue The Future of Construction Projects Our Construction Philosophy¿Lambeck and Eschemuller Isms References Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Construction industry -- Management.
Construction industry -- United States -- Management.
Project management -- United States.