Construction Jobsite Management 2e

Second Edition
Author: William R. Mincks; Hal Johnston
ISBN #: 140180912X
©2004   Publish Date: 09/05/2003
Binding: HB
Pages: 480
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $159.95


This book deals with all facets of construction project management from the contractor's point of view. It examines the duties that are handled by the project manager, construction superintendent, and construction engineer throughout the progress of a job, from the configurations of a project team through project closeout. A hallmark of this book is its dedicated focus on the activities of jobsite personnel that includes helpful techniques and procedures for effectively managing a project from start to finish. The clear, concise language in which it is written makes this book an essential introduction to the "real world" of effective management techniques.

Product Benefits:

  • discussions of current philosophies, procedures, and methods of management stress application over theory, making this book ready-made for use on the jobsite
  • the authors bring numerous years of actual construction project management experience to life so that concepts are immediately applicable to the real world
  • construction documents for use in project management are discussed, including the use of common forms such as AIA papers that can be directly applied to project situations
  • the chapters on safety and computerized project management are thoroughly up-to-date, keeping on pace with emerging technologies and jobsite conditions
  • chapter objectives and review questions reinforce concepts, and an Instructor's Manual is available with answers to the review questions

Table of Contents:

Introduction to Project Management. The Project Team, Use of Construction Documents on the Jobsite. Submittals, Samples, and Shop Drawings. Documentation and Record Keeping at the Jobsite. Jobsite Layout and Control. Meetings, Negotiations,
and Dispute Resolution. Jobsite Labor Relations and Control. Personnel and Safety Management. Subcontracting and Purchasing. Project Quality Management. Time and Cost Control. Computerized Project Administration. Changes and Claims. Progress Payments. Project Closeout.

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