Learn and apply basic construction planning and scheduling skills.
Learn and apply basic construction planning and scheduling skills. Prepare bar chart schedules and critical path schedules. Read complex project schedules, and understand the basics of project management by scheduling, Employ acceleration techniques. This course introduces students to estimating civil engineering projects, heavy construction projects, and site work construction projects. This course will cover reading and understanding civil construction blueprints, determining earthwork quantities, determining crew make-up, and fundamentals of estimating various civil and site work components.
Understand how to solve and prevent problems and how to make decisions. Technical problems, human performance problems and scheduling problems will be reviewed. Learn how to avoid barriers to creative problem solving & how to create a problem solving atmosphere at the jobsite.
This course focuses on understanding civil construction techniques. This includes site preparation and grading, excavation, backfill, compaction, trenching, paving, and dewatering. Discussion on the proper methods of determining earthwork quantities, estimating civil construction costs and safety implications.