Construction Project Administration

Construction Project Administration

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For courses in Construction Management, Construction Contract Administration, and Construction Inspection.Drawing on the author's extensive experience in construction engineering, administration, and education, this text/reference addresses each of the principal contract administration duties in logical order-from the hands-on viewpoint of a resident engineer on a construction project. It specifically addresses the responsibility and authority of the Resident Project Representative, unlike other texts which focus on the project manager. The text takes a project team approach for improved job efficiency, outlining a construction team operation in which the administrator delegates to the greatest possible extent all those contract administration functions that can be more effectively done in the more

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  • Mixed media product | 637 pages
  • 195.1 x 242.3 x 35.6mm | 1,220.17g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 0130984728
  • 9780130984722

About Edward Ray Fisk

Edward R. Fisk, PE, LS, is a construction consultant in Orange, California. He is a licensed civil and structural engineer, land surveyor, and licensed general contractor and holds licenses in 13 states where he has been involved on projects. Before becoming an independent consultant, he was president of Gleason, Peacock, & Fisk, Inc., of Brea, CA, construction consultants, vice president of Lawrance, Fisk, & McFarland, Inc., engineers, of Santa Barbara, CA, and vice president of Construction Services, for Wilsey & Ham, engineers. Prior to that he served as Corporate Director of Construction Management for J.M. Montgomery Engineers (now Montgomery-Watson), and VTN Consolidated, Inc., and was an Engineer and a Field Engineer for Bechtel Corp., Power Division. He has had extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. He is a Life Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and former chairman of its Construction Division, and is a Fellow of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. He currently teaches short courses statewide for the University of California, Berkeley, Institute of Transportation Studies, and for the University of Washington, Engineering Professional Programs, Seattle. He also continues to lecture nationally and internationally for the American Society of Civil more

Table of contents

Note: Each chapter concludes with Problems. 1. The Project Delivery System. 2. Responsibility and Authority. 3. Resident Project Representative Office Responsibilities. 4. Documentation: Records and Reports. 5. Electronic Project Administration. 6. Specifications and Drawings. 7. Using the Specifications in Contract Administration. 8. Construction Laws and Labor Relations. 9. Construction Safety. 10. Meetings and Negotiations. 11. Risk Allocation and Liability Sharing. 12. Preconstruction Operations. 13. Planning for Construction. 14. Fundamentals of CPM Construction Scheduling. 15. Construction Operations. 16. Value Engineering. 17. Measurement and Payment. 18. Construction Materials and Workmanship. 19. Changes and Extra Work. 20. Claims and Disputes. 21. Project Closeout. Bibliography. Index. Forms Index. Flowchart more

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"The text flows smoothly, is easily understood and is clear to anyone who reads it. Photos, illustrations, and example documents enhance the textual material." - Wayne Reynolds, Eastern Kentucky University"Comprehensive, well written, accurate. Includes evidence of real-world problems and processes in the construction industry." - David Bilbo, Texas A&M University"This is a very valuable text packed with a lot of good and pertinent information." - Scott Fuller, Auburn Universityshow more

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