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Construction Jobsite Management, Third Edition

Construction Jobsite Management, Third Edition

By William R. Mincks, Hal Johnston

This new updated third edition of Construction Jobsite Management deals with all facets of construction project management from the contractor's point of view!

Price: $193.95
ISBN: 9781439055731
Product Code: 1439055734
Year: 2010
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 480
Publisher: Cengage Learning


The Third Edition of Construction Jobsite Management 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.

Features:

  • Discussions -- Current philosophies, procedures, and methods of management stress application over theory, making this book ready-made for use on the jobsite.
  • Hands-On Experience -- The authors bring numerous years of actual construction project management experience to life so that concepts are immediately applicable to the real world.
  • Documents -- 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.
  • Up-To-Date Information -- The chapters on safety and computerized project management are thoroughly up-to-date, keeping on pace with emerging technologies and jobsite conditions.
  • Review -- Chapter objectives and review questions reinforce concepts, and an Instructor's Manual is available with answers to the review questions.

New to this Edition:

  • New chapter on Green Building and the responsibilities of jobsite manager relating to sustainable construction practices
  • New chapter on the Superintendent's leadership responsibilities
  • Revised chapter on Quality Management, including some insights on implementing a quality management plan
  • Updated chapter on the use of computers in jobsite management