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Construction Supervision

Construction Supervision

Jerald L. Rounds, Robert O. Segner

ISBN: 978-0-470-95062-3

Apr 2011

440 pages

$99.00

Description

This book covers all supervisory situations one is likely to encounter on a commercial, industrial, or institutional construction project. The book is based upon a very successful Electrical Project Supervision (EPS) training program developed by Rounds and Segner for the National Electrical Contractor?s Association and licensed to several organizations representing other construction sectors. This program has been delivered for over a decade and continues to be delivered to thousands of construction supervisors each year. The program content has consistently received outstanding reviews and evaluations in numerous different venues.

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PREFACE.

The Role of the Supervisor.

Intended Audience.

The Book’s Structure and Organization.

Making the Most of the Book.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS.

SECTION I: SETTING THE STAGE.

CHAPTER 1: OVERVIEW OF THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY.

CHAPTER 2: SUPERVISION AND THE SUPERVISOR.

SECTION II: SOFT SKILLS.

CHAPTER 3: ORAL COMMUNICATION.

CHAPTER 4: WRITTEN COMMUNICATION AND DOCUMENTATION.

CHAPTER 5: TEAM BUILDING AND MAINTENANCE.

CHAPTER 6: MAINTAINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE EMPLOYEE AND THE EMPLOYER.

CHAPTER 7: MANAGING THE HUMAN RESOURCE.

CHAPTER 8: RISK MANAGEMENT AND PROBLEM SOLVING.

SECTION III: TECHNICAL SKILLS.

CHAPTER 9: SAFETY.

CHAPTER 10: THE CONTRACT AS A MANAGEMENT TOOL.

CHAPTER 11: MANAGING PHYSICAL RESOURCES.

CHAPTER 12: MANAGING COSTS: UNDERSTANDING THE ESTIMATE.

CHAPTER 13: MANAGING COSTS-ELEMENTS OF COST CONTROL.

CHAPTER 14: MANAGING TIME ON A CONSTRUCTION PROJECT.

CHAPTER 15: MANAGING PRODUCTION.

SECTION IV: PROJECT SUPERVISION.

CHAPTER 16: PROJECT ORGANIZATION.

CHAPTER 17: MOBILIZATION.

CHAPTER 18: ONGOING OPERATIONS.

CHAPTER 19: CLOSEOUT OF FIELD OPERATIONS.

CHAPTER 20: THE SUPERVISORS CONTINUING DEVELOPMENT.

APPENDIX 1: CONSENSUSDOCS 750: STANDARD FORM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN CONTRACTOR AND SUBCONTRACTOR.

APPENDIX 2: SIMPLE FILING SYSTEM.

INDEX.