Commercial Construction Project Management: Managing What You Don’t Control

Commercial Construction

However, from time to time, we have to manage things that are out of our direct control – particularly when a project specifies owner furnished items (OFIs) or an owner vendor.

LEAN Facilities Management Roadmap

Job Order Contracting

A LEAN Facilities Management Roadmap can help any committed organization maximize value from its built environment. What is a LEAN Facilities Management Roadmap? Core Components of a LEAN Facilities Management Roadmap are: Goals. Senior management. Facilities management.

Facility Management & Maintenance: 5 Reasons to Partner with your Commercial General Contractor

Commercial Construction

One of the things we’ve been most proud of at Englewood Construction over the last several years is the growth of our Facilities Management Group. It turns out we were right – and a lot of clients agree – because today our facilities management team is busier than ever.

Construction Project Management Software

John Chaney

When it comes to project management software , contractors have numerous options, from spreadsheets and generic applications to software designed for the construction industry. Construction Management with John Chaney

Managing Managers Made Easy

Construction Business Owner

Managing people does not come naturally to most construction business owners. Often, project managers, estimators, general superintendents, superintendents, foremen and engineers are not born managers either.

Construction Management – the ultimate guide

Geniebelt

Construction management (CM) is a long and extremely demanding process. The main purpose of construction management is to sharply control and monitor the progress of a project in terms of quality, cost and time. Construction Management construction books construction industry construction management construction manager construction schools project managementIt’s the foundation for every building project and the key to its success.

Crisis management

Constructor Magazine

It is how we deal with unexpected situations that can either make you a better businessman or one of the many short-lived company management executives we’ve all seen come and go

10 helpful tips for construction managers

Geniebelt

Guest Posts construction manager construction workers guest post project collaboration tips for construction managersFinishing homework in school was always an achievement. Be it an hour before the school started or a day before the holidays ended.

Cloud Computing & Centralized Document Management

John Chaney

Construction Management with John ChaneyInformation is everywhere, and I don’t just mean that there’s a lot of it. I mean that it’s stored everywhere – in the cloud, on hard drives, on any number of other various storage devices.

Managing the Constant of Change

John Chaney

Construction Management with John Chaney To paraphrase a popular phrase, “Change is the only constant.” As a company, we’ve been going through a number of changes ourselves.

Straddling the Project Management Fence

John Chaney

So when a project manager friend of mine and I were talking recently and he said that he spends much of his day straddling the fence, I was confused since this particular individual happens to be fairly opinionated. Construction Management with John Chaney

Paying Bills & Construction Business Management

John Chaney

Construction Management with John ChaneyA friend of mine has a habit of not paying his bills until the day they are due. He’s also known for driving to the post office right before it closes on April 15 to file his taxes.

Managing Construction Submittals

cnstrctr

Managing the submittal process is fairly straight forward but to do so you need an understanding of some basic concepts, work flows and to help you along the way, technology. The post Managing Construction Submittals appeared first on cnstrctr.

Construction Management and Quickbooks

Carol Hagen

The challenge is achieving an integrated solution with estimating, scheduling and project management capabilities while addressing detailed job costing.

Construction Management: Up and to the Right

John Chaney

A colleague recently shared with me this graphic from a Caterpillar presentation he attended, which got me thinking about how managers and owners run their construction businesses. I know the way I’ve managed my company over the years has changed.

Construction Project Management Processes: Everything You Need to Know

Geniebelt

Project management is the basis on which every construction project is founded. A construction project manager has to obtain a variety of skills and competences in order to navigate through the project and to establish a functional connection with the numerous teams.

Browz Contractor Management

The Safety Blog

BROWZ CONTRACTOR MANAGEMENT. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover the fundamentals of working with Browz for Contractor Management from a Suppliers perspective. If you’re unfamiliar with Browz, they’re an easy-to-use, web-based Supplier/Contractor Management platform.

Process Safety Management

The Safety Blog

Process Safety Management. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover the ins and outs of process safety managment. Process Safety Management Information. Managing Change. The name of those responsible for managing the plan .

Growing Your Own Managers

Green Industry Professionals

Part 5: Once you start developing your own talent, there are some rules for leading people and managing things

Construction Project Managers Go Mobile

Carol Hagen

Update September 27, 2010: Project Manager views Job Alerts on iPad using Corecon Mobile. Update: Project Manager uses iPhone to access construction documentation. Construction Project Managers main line of communication is their mobile device. Contact Management.

Construction Project Manager Infographic

Geniebelt

This construction project manager infographic shows, that construction projects vary, depending on whether they’re commercial, residential, institutional, agricultural, industrial or heavy civil projects. The construction project manager infographic.

Tools to Manage Driver Behavior

Construction Equipment

The safety of the fleet and its drivers is always at the top of a manager’s list. According to fleet-management company Donlen, evaluating the safety of the fleet requires access to tools that Telematics offers insight into driver and operator behaviors, but acting on those insights can be tricky.

Construction Disputes and Project Document Management

John Chaney

Construction Management with John ChaneyAbout a month ago, I read an article discussing the value of disputes in the construction industry.

5 Rules for Smooth Construction Project Management

Geniebelt

As a manager, organiser or contractor of construction projects, there are a lot of roles that you have to fulfil, sometimes multiple roles per day. Guest Posts construction management construction project management guest post tips

Navigating (M)sds Management and Deployment in The Digital Age

Construction Marketing Blog

I remember when lasers became popular on the jobsite, cellphones, project management software, fax became email… And now it’s time to embrace technology for (M)sds management and deployment.

A better way to manage facilities repair, renovation, and minor new construction

Job Order Contracting

There’s a better way to manage facilities repair, renovation, and minor new construction. contact-form] The post A better way to manage facilities repair, renovation, and minor new construction appeared first on 4BT.

3 Layers of Construction Project Management

John Chaney

Over the years, I’ve come to learn that project management can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Most construction companies have dedicated project or construction managers to oversee their projects – the core of a contractor’s business.

Project Management Survey

Collaborative Construction

I completed the survey and it reminded me of the pain points project managers, with boots on the ground, experience when it comes to day to day operations. Construction Project Management Survey Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution!

Construction Management: Up and to the Right

John Chaney

A colleague recently shared with me this graphic from a Caterpillar presentation he attended, which got me thinking about how managers and owners run their construction businesses. I know the way I’ve managed my company over the years has changed.

Field Service Management, Construction Management and Vehicle Tracking/Monitoring Solutions

Constructor Magazine

Technicians in the field, from their own portals, can view their schedules, view and update details of their jobs (including turn by turn directions to the jobsite

Approaches to Managing Job Site Inventory

Construction Informer

The post Approaches to Managing Job Site Inventory appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Managing Materials Trending construction materialsGoogle+.

Optimizing Safety Through Project Management

Geniebelt

Effective project management plays a critical role in the success of any venture. But perhaps nowhere is project management more important than in the high-risk environment of a construction site. Guest Posts construction project guest post project management safety

Managing Millennials

Construction Business Owner

In a 2013 Ernst & Young survey, 75 percent of managers said that managing multi-generational teams is a challenge; 77 percent said that different work expectations among generations is a leading challenge they face

Managing Your Construction Projects by Exception

John Chaney

Construction Management with John Chaney A few days ago, I got into the office a little late after meeting a colleague for coffee. When I finally sat down to my desk, I had five voicemails, about 30 emails, some mail to go through (yes, I still get snail mail), and a few text messages.

Duties of a Construction Manager

Construction Cost Estimating

Construction sites are risky and full of responsibilities and as a construction manager, it is his responsibility to set and keep right schedules, auditing finances and keeping eye on everyone about their work and needs.

Rigorous, fact-based, & transparent construction project definition, procurement, & management

Job Order Contracting

Rigorous, fact-based, & transparent construction project definition, procurement, & management is key to improved outcomes. The post Rigorous, fact-based, & transparent construction project definition, procurement, & management appeared first on 4BT. construction project definition, procurement, & management construction project defintion construction project procurement job order contracting

A position is vacant for Senior Project Manager and Project Manager in construction sector (VIC – Melbourne)

Construction Cost Estimating

A position is vacant for senior project manager in Melbourne, Australia. The prospective candidate has to report to the deputy general manager (construction) as well as supervise assistant project manager or project administrator. Sell off and manage risk.