Table of contents for Urban construction project management / Richard Lambeck, John Eschemuller.

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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.
Project management.
Construction industry -- United States -- Management.
Project management -- United States.