The latest tools and techniques for successfully managing construction operations CONSTRUCTIONFully revised throughout, the new edition of this practical guide offers a wealth of proven strategies for effectively running a construction business, delivering high-quality projects on time and within budget, and maximizing profits--all gleaned from the authors' decadeslong experience in the construction industry.
Construction Operations Manual of Policies and Procedures, Fifth Edition contains new chapters on Building Information Modeling (BIM) and claims, disputes, arbitration, and mediation. More than 150 new and updated contract formats, checklists, forms, and sample letters are included. The book also provides current OSHA safety regulations and standards and the latest LEED Certification requirements. Run a profitable and efficient construction firm with help from this time-saving resource.
Company organization and quality assurance programCompany and project administrationGeneral contractsProject engineeringSite superintendenceSafety and loss controlDesign-build project administrationThe preparation and processing of change ordersClaims, disputes, arbitration, and mediationProgress schedules and funds analysisBuilding Information ModelingGreen buildings and sustainability
Sidney M. Levy (Baltimore, Maryland) is an independent construction industry consultant with more than 30 years in the industry. He is the author of numerous books on construction methods and operations. Andrew M. Civitello, Jr., owns his own company near Tampa, Florida, specializing in construction project management and scheduling. He has managed construction projects of all types and sizes for clients that include local, state, and federal government agencies and departments; municipalities; banks; service organizations; health maintenance organizations; and private developers. For many years, he was president of Civitello Construction in Connecticut, a family-owned construction company. A graduate of Syracuse University, he is the also the author of Construction Manager and Complete Contracting, both from McGraw-Hill, and Contractor's Guide to Change Orders, published by Prentice Hall.
Chapter 1. Company Organization and Quality Assurance ProgramChapter 2. Company and Project Administration Chapter 3. General Contracts Chapter 4. Project Engineering Chapter 5. Site Superintendence Chapter 6. Safety and Loss Control Chapter 7. Design-Build Project Administration Chapter 8. The Preparation and Processing of Change Orders Chapter 9. New Chapter- Claims, Disputes, Arbitration and Mediation Chapter 10. Progress Schedules and Funds Analysis (previously Chapter 9) Chapter 11. New Chapter - Building Information Modeling Chapter 12. Green Buildings and Sustainability (previously Chapter 10)