Project Trade Cost Breakdown

The GC needs to submit to the owner a project cost breakdown by trade for his approval, in accordance with the contract requirements, prior to any submission of the first requisition for payment. This breakdown of the project cost by trade, along with the CM GC's fees, general conditions, insurance, and bonds is often referred to as a schedule of values. The schedule of values is usually a breakdown of the various trades and their components of the project. Each trade is broken down first, and...

S Curve Analysis And Project Management

Controlling Project Management Graphics

When you take the monthly individual projected requisition amounts and then sum them for each month, you can develop a baseline S curve for the project. The S curve can be used to track the monthly expenditures and progress of the project against the baseline developed with the project schedule and costs. Exhibit 20-7 contains a sample S curve cumulative payment. Exhibit 20-8 contains a sample S curve Earned value analysis. During the course of the construction of the project, we can monitor...

Construction Site Security Plan

Construction Site Set Plan

The construction site's security plan must be coordinated with the overall site logistics plan for the project. Exhibit 11-1 indicates the overall site logistics plan, which also incorporates the site security plan. Exhibit 11-2 is a checklist for a site security plan. Exhibit 11-3 is a checklist for project ID card and access procedures. 1. Hire a professional security service company to provide guard service. 2. Set up a separate entrance for construction personnel with a guard for normal...