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Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual
with CD-ROM
Second edition
by Sidney Levy

Complete Any Construction Job On Time, within Budget, and According to Specifications.

Turn to the updated Second edition of Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual for step-by-step guidance on managing every aspect of complex construction jobs. From handling construction contracts to managing construction components and technology, this hands-on resource will help you ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and according to specifications.

Packed with over 100 forms, sample letters, and checklists, this easy-to-use reference shows readers how to organize a project, work with subcontractors, rehabilitate old buildings, establish safety procedures at the jobsite, achieve quality control and quality assurance, write effective business letters, and much more.

The Second Edition of Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual now features:

  • A wealth of construction methods, strategies, and tactics
  • Dealing with difficult issues at the site, coordination, subsurface conditions
  • Time and material pitfalls to avoid
  • Tips on working with subcontractors and completing jobs successfully
  • Over 100 forms, letters, and checklists, both in the book and on the CD-ROM
  • SI units where applicable

NEW to this edition:

  • more details on construction contract documents, including design-build
  • new information on bonds and insurance
  • updated coverage of site safety, with OSHA citations

Contents

List of Form Letters
Contents of the CD

  1. A Construction Industry Snapshot
  2. Construction Contracts and How They Are Administered
  3. General Conditions of the Construction Contract
  4. Organizing the Project--Before and During Construction
  5. Organizing in the Field
  6. Working with Subcontractors
  7. Dealing With Difficult Issues at the Construction Site
  8. Rehabilitation and Renovation of Older Buildings
  9. Safety at the Job Site
  10. Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  11. The Legal World We Live In: Claims and Disputes
  12. Effective Letter Writing for Project Superintendents

Appendices

  • Earthwork and Compaction
  • Concrete Facts
  • Hot-Weather and Cold-Weather Concreting, Nondestructive Methods for Testing Strength of Hardened Concrete, and Control of Cracking
  • Western Wood Products Quality, Measurement Standards, and Lumber Definitions
  • Useful Tables and Formulas

Index

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Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual
Includes CD-ROM
Second edition
by Sidney Levy

2008 447 pages $88.95 + shipping
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