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Construction Jobsite Management 4th Edition

William R. Mincks | Hal Johnston

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The newly updated Fourth Edition of CONSTRUCTION JOBSITE MANAGEMENT examines all facets of construction project management from the contractor’s point of view. The responsibilities of project managers, construction superintendents, and construction engineers are covered in depth, from configuring a project team through closing out a project. The text maintains a strong focus on jobsite personnel activities, outlining proven procedures and offering helpful techniques to manage projects effectively from start to finish. Clear, concise language and accurate, relevant detail make this book an essential introduction to the "real world" of construction jobsite management.

William R. Mincks, Washington State University (retired)

Certified Professional Constructor (AIC); Member, AACE International Author Biography: William R. Mincks is a Certified Professional Constructor (AIC), as well as a member of the AACE International. He has taught construction management at Washington State University, South Dakota University, and Boise State University. He is experienced in many areas of construction and consults on project management, construction quality management, and housing issues.

Hal Johnston, California Polytechnic State University

Hal Johnston is a Certified Professional Estimator (ASPE) and a licensed general contractor for the state of California. He also serves as a professor of construction management at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California.

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  • Throughout the text, discussions of current management methods stress real-world applications rather than theory alone, making this an ideal reference for use on the jobsite.
  • The authors draw on decades of hand-on construction management experience, bringing concepts to life with clarity and confidence while always stressing their on-the-job applications in real-world scenarios.
  • The text includes numerous examples of construction documents commonly used in project management, such as AIA papers, as well information on how the documents are used in typical project situations.
  • Each chapter includes clearly defined learning objectives and review questions to help reinforce key concepts and encourage mastery, while an online Instructor’s Manual includes answers to review questions, making it easier to facilitate class discussions and assess progress.

Construction Jobsite Management


1. Introduction to Project Management.
2. The Project Team.
3. Use of Construction Documents on the Jobsite.
4. Submittals, Samples, and Shop Drawings.
5. Documentation and Record Keeping at the Jobsite.
6. Jobsite Layout and Control.
7. Meetings, Negotiations, and Dispute Resolution.
8. Jobsite Labor Relations and Control.
9. Personnel and Safety Management.
10. Subcontracting and Purchasing.
11. Project Quality Management.
12. Time and Cost Control.
13. Waste and Environmental Management and Sustainable Construction Practices.
14. Computerized Project Administration.
15. Building Information Modeling.
16. Changes and Claims.
17. Progress Payments.
18. Project Closeout.

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