Construction quantity surveying a practical guide for the contractor's QS by Donald Towey

Construction Quantity Surveying a Practical Guide for the Contractor’s QS by Donald Towey

Construction quantity surveying a practical guide for the contractor’s QS by Donald Towey

Contents of Construction quantity surveying

  •   The construction industry
  •   The client’s team
  •   The professional quantity surveyor (PQS)
  •   Architect
  •   Structural engineer
  •   Civil engineer
  •   Service engineers
  •   Main contractor
  •   Legislation and control of the building process
  •   Planning approval
  •   Building Regulations and control
  •   Health and safety
  •   Industry networking
  •   RICS
  •   CIOB
  •   Funding and market drivers
  •   Economic and construction cycles
  •   Global construction
  •   Development of the quantity surveyor
  •   Background
  •   Personal traits and skills
  •   Time and self-management
  •   Education and training
  •   Construction innovation and the quantity surveyor
  •   Information technology (IT)
  •   Environmental issues
  •   Prospects and augmentation of the quantity surveyor
  •   Employed roles
  •   Independent roles
  •   Women in the industry
  •   Global and multicultural diversity
  •   Prospects
  •   Measurement and Quantities
  •   Measurement guides and coverage rules
  •   Contents
  •   Measurement terminology
  •   Take off and measuring techniques
  •   Centre line calculation
  •   Spot and composite items
  •   Control of the system and delegation of tasks
  •   Requests for Information (RFI)
  •   Measurement example
  •   Builder’s bills of quantities
  •   Components
  •   Draft and final bills
  •   Using computers
  •   Alternative bills of quantities
  •   Working with the Main Contractor
  •   Contracting organisations
  •   Premises and assets
  •   Management systems
  •   Health and safety management
  •   Environmental management
  •   Quality management
  •   Marketing for contracts
  •   Estimating and the contractor’s quantity surveyor
  •   Activity on receipt of tender documents
  •   Subcontractor pricing
  •   Builder’s schedules
  •   Resources costing
  •   Unit rate calculations
  •   Preliminaries pricing
  •   Estimating and quantity surveying software
  •   Cost planned tenders
  •   Value management
  •   Project Commencement
  •   The project team
  •   Pre-construction handover
  •   Office- and site-based roles
  •   The construction programme
  •   Programme float
  •   Programme acceleration
  •   Project administration
  •   Cash flow
  •   Cost targets
  •   Procurement scheduling
  •   Material supply and plant hire registers
  •   Document distribution and registers
  •   Progress claim scheduling
  •   Cost management systems (CMS)
  •   Site establishment
  •   Review of the main contract
  •   Articles of the Agreement
  •   Insurance
  •   Employer’s financial security
  •   Carrying out the works
  •   Delays in carrying out the works
  •   Control of the works
  •   Cost variations
  •   Payments
  •   Termination
  •   Warranties
  •   Contract schedules and special provisions
  •   Edited and bespoke forms of contract
  •   Supply Chain Procurement
  •   The supply chain
  •   Labour-only subcontractors
  •   Methods of engagement and reimbursement
  •   Contractor’s risk
  •   Labour and material subcontractors
  •   Domestic subcontractors
  •   Named and nominated subcontractors
  •   Tender periods and openings
  •   Tender comparisons
  •   Negotiations
  •   Subcontractor insurances
  •   Bespoke forms of subcontract agreement
  •   Generic forms of subcontract agreement
  •   Back-to-back forms of subcontract agreement
  •   Material supply scheduling and purchase ordering
  •   Bulk ordering
  •   Labour hire agreements
  •   Plant hire agreements
  •   Consultant appointments
  •   Running the Project
  •   Managing the flow of documents
  •   Changes in design and documentation
  •   Contractor-generated documents
  •   Changes to the works
  •   Changes in quantity
  •   Changes in quality
  •   Changes in sequence of works
  •   Variation submissions
  •   Reimbursement
  •   Client interim payments
  •   Subcontractors’ payments
  •   Material suppliers and hire company payments
  •   Consultants’ payments
  •   Cost centres and financial reporting
  •   Tracking expenditure
  •   Extension of time claims
  •   Financial claims
  •   Claims under the main contract
  •   Claims from the supply chain to the contractor
  •   Claims from the contractor to the supply chain
  •   Settlement of disputes
  •   Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
  •   Negotiation
  •   Mediation
  •   Conciliation
  •   Early neutral evaluation
  •   Expert determination
  •   Adjudication
  •   Arbitration
  •   Voluntary and involuntary contract terminations
  •   Main contract termination
  •   Supply chain terminations
  •   Project reporting
  •   Project Completion
  •   Sectional and practical completion
  •   Definition and effects of practical completion
  •   Final certification
  •   Operating manuals and As Built information
  •   Defects
  •   Patent defects
  •   Latent defects
  •   Final accounts
  •   Main contract final account
  •   Issue and effect of the final payment certificate
  •   Supply chain final accounts
  •   Final project costs
  •   Project closure
  •   Feedback
  •   Archiving and retrieval
  •   Further Reading

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