Join Jim Rogers for an in-depth discussion in this video The process: Building the structure, part of Construction Management Foundations.
- Alright, with our plans and specifications in hand,…it's time to start building.…The time and the specific steps involved…in this next process really depend on the scope…and the complexity of the structure…or the facility to be built.…But again, in general, the process proceeds in a manner…that looks something like this.…Step one is going to be to physically lay out the project.…Establish the boundaries and the locations…and make a plan that tells everyone where…everything goes during construction,…like where do I put the office trailer…and my storage containers and where does everybody park?…So once things like that are done,…it's time to mobilize and move the things…that we're going to need on to the site.…
Now mobilization usually is going to have to be…coordinated with things like site work,…which could involve clearing existing structures,…doing some earth work, getting the site properly graded.…Soon after, it's going to be time to excavate…and install underground utilities which are going to…be followed by foundation construction.…
Whether you're a construction industry veteran looking to switch roles or a brand new construction manager trying to get your bearings, this course provides you with meaningful insights into this vital, evolving industry and your role in it. Instructor Jim Rogers explains how integrated project delivery methods work, how technology is shaking up old processes, and how lean productivity methods are being used at construction sites. Throughout the course, you'll get industry knowledge from Jim, as well as other experienced construction professionals.
- Modern construction industry overview
- The construction team
- Reviewing the many roles of the construction manager
- A day in the life of a construction manager
- Understanding how the industry is organized
- Working with alternative project delivery methods
- Understanding the role of technology in construction