By W.J. Slater
Written via the country's major authority on building administration education, this ebook offers sensible examples of building administration difficulties and the way to house them.
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The plumber refuses saying that the foreman has no right to do this and if he attempts to open the bag he will sue him for assault and battery. What action should be taken? Case 13 The General Foreman on a large construction site informs you that he is having great difficulty getting from his home by public transport. He has been offerd another job with a company car and says he intends to take this if the firm do not make a similar offer. The foreman is a first class man and may be very difficult to replace.
Contract planning is left to a large degree to the site manager as long as he produced the production required. This, however, is rarely achieved. There is a lot of animosity building up between factory and site, each blaming each other for the ever increasing problems. Profile of Region Three Until recently a large part of the turnover of this region was in multi-storey flats for local authorities. The region was quite successful in this field but since the Ronan’s Point disaster the orders have almost disappeared.
He doesn’t believe in ‘off the job’ training for site managers as he claims it can only be done in a work environment. He says techniques such as network analysis and elemental trend analysis are not suitable for his contracts as each job is unique. Parker believes in spending as much time on site as possible as he says this is where the money is made or lost. He doesn’t like sitting in an office anyway. 00 pm. He will visit sites without informing either the contracts managers or the site managers.