The Construction Superintendent’s Handbook

  • Authors
  • Sidney M. Levy

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. The Job Begins Before the Job Begins

    1. Front Matter
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  3. The Construction Process

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  4. Basic Construction Technology

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      Pages 105-105
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About this book


A construction professional with more than 30 years experience in the industry offers a practical manual designed for the construction superintendent that helps to simplify today's complex projects while offering highly accessible and easily referenced technical data on most common construction components. This handbook begins by analyzing the key factors that must be considered before the actual start of construction. Complete discussions of construction contracts and documents and basic construction law are designed to prevent costly legal problems among the superintendent, architect, engineer, client and subcontractor. Coverage also includes scrutiny of the plans and specifications, and insights into the responsibilities of all participants in the construction process. Superintendents obtain clear guidance on how to formulate job policies and procedures, and how to ensure that the soomth day-to-day running of the project with the aid of a 30-day look-ahead schedule. Helpful advice and warnings on pitfalls to avoid are liberally sprinkled throughout the handbook.


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Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4684-8496-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4684-8494-6
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