- Civil Engineering Training
- Planning Construction Equipment and Methods for Reducing Cost of High-Rise Buildings (2 Day)
This course focuses on planning, implementing a schedule and avoiding mistakes in all construction operations, equipment, and methods needed for construction of high-rise buildings to help developers complete projects within their budgeted cost.
- Course Outline
A majority of high-rise commercial, industrial and institutional building construction projects experience cost over-runs. Proper planning, involving construction method selection, sequencing operations and coordinating specialty trades, as well as selection and management of proper construction equipment for specific construction tasks and monitoring its production can help effect cost savings.
To enable constructors of high-rise commercial, industrial and institutional buildings select construction methods and equipment and adopt systematic planning techniques to enhance savings.
Registration And Coffee
Welcome And Introduction
Planning The Work At Bidding Stage
Site planning and management
Temporary utilities requirement
Selecting And Sequencing Building Construction Methods
Selection and management of proper construction equipment for specific
construction tasks and estimating production/duration
Establishing construction schedule
Construction safety gear
Construction safety signs
Man material hoists
Just-in-time delivery schedule
Concrete And Concrete Equipment
Buckets, chutes, concrete pumps and water pumps
Review Of Day I And Preview Of Day II
Layout Engineering And Surveying
Refreshments And Networking
Planning And Coordinating
Monitoring and updating the schedule
Corrective action and schedule update
Storm and sanitary sewers
Taking over and handing over
Meeting occupancy requirements
Relationship among architect/engineer, owner,
contractor and subcontractors
Impact of delays
Questions And Answers
Concluding Remarks And Final Adjournment
There will be a one-hour lunch break each day in addition to a refreshment and networking break during each morning and afternoon session.
After Participating In The Course, You Will Be Able To:
Recognize the roles and responsibilities of the parties involved in the construction of high-rise commercial, industrial and institutional buildings
Demonstrate application of better skills for site management to efficiently and effectively use resources on a construction site
Appreciate factors affecting equipment productivity on a construction site
Assess the suitability of plant and equipment for various construction methods
Analyze risk, identify hazard on a construction site and enhance safety
Shorten project duration by proper planning and coordination of in-house, contract and subcontract work
Prevent unnecessary construction claims
Keep the work on schedule and avoid costly mistakes
8:00 Registration and coffee (first day only)
8:30 Session begins
- Prerequisites & Certificates
Who Should Attend Engineers, project managers, surveyors, field engineers, estimators, construction superintendents, technicians and technologists, general contractors, subcontractors, testing company personnel, building inspectors, and those who are new to construction business as well as those who want to sharpen their skills.
1.2 CEUs / 12 PDHs
- Cancellation Policy
To withdraw from a course, you must send a request, in writing, with the official receipt to our office. Fifteen or more business days in advance: full refund less $50.00 administration charge. Five to fifteen business days in advance: non-refundable credit of equal value for any future EPIC seminar within one year. Credits are transferable within your organization. In case of an unexpected event occurring after this time, you may send someone else to take your place without any additional cost.
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