Construction Jobsite Management 3rd Edition [Used]
This new updated 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.
Meet the Authors
William R. Mincks, Washington State University (retired)
Certified Professional Constructor (AIC); Member, AACE International Author Biography: William R. Mincks is a Certified Professional Constructor (AIC), as well as a member of the AACE International. He has taught construction management at Washington State University, South Dakota University, and Boise State University. He is experienced in many areas of construction and consults on project management, construction quality management, and housing issues.
Hal Johnston, California Polytechnic State University
Hal Johnston is a Certified Professional Estimator (ASPE) and a licensed general contractor for the state of California. He also serves as a professor of construction management at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California.
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.
New look to example forms.
REVIEW: chapter objectives and review questions reinforce concepts, and an Instructor's Manual is available with answers to the review questions.
DISCUSSIONS: discussions of 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.
William R. Mincks, Hal Johnston
Copyright 2011 Published Previous Editions 2004 480 Pages