Construction Jobsite Management

William R Mincks; Hal Johnston
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Construction Jobsite Management 4th Edition examines all facets of construction project management from the contractor’s point of view. The responsibilities of project managers, construction superintendents and construction engineers are covered in depth, from configuring a project team through closing out a project. The text maintains a strong focus on jobsite personnel activities, outlining proven procedures and offering helpful techniques to manage projects effectively from start to finish. New to this edition:

  • The chapter on safety contains numerous updates to provide readers with accurate, current information on important topics related to jobsite safety, including Safety Factsheets, pedestrian safety around job sites, the use of protective clothing, and accident reporting.
  • Includes new and expanded safety information relevant to today’s industry and current best practices, including a new Safety Inspection Checklist and a full section devoted to environmental protection and safety.
  • The chapter that covers sustainable construction practices has been updated to reflect current processes and standards outlined by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) commissioning throughout all stages of a construction project.
  • New information in the chapter on computerized project administration covers key tasks and concepts, including the dunning process, the use of cloud computing and Trimble for document management, current hardware requirements, and an all-new section discussing current mobile technologies and their advantages for jobsite management.
  • New chapter on Building Information Modeling (BIM) covers design stage through post-construction and explains the differences between 2-dimensional construction documents and 3-dimensional models, as well as explores the advantages of BIM for project owners.

Clear, concise language and accurate, relevant detail make this book an essential introduction to the "real world" of construction jobsite management.