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What are the 7 types of Construction Documents

Bidding Requirements
Contract Forms
Contract Conditions
Specifications
Drawings
Addenda
Contract Modifications

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Project Manual contains?

Specs, Drawings, Contract forms and conditions, bidding requirements

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Bidding Documents contain?

Requirements, contract forms and conditions, specs, drawings, addenda

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Contract Payment Forms

Agreement, Performance Bonds, Payment Bonds, Certificates

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Contract Conditions

Supplementary conditions (called special conditions) or terms and conditions

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Specs

MasterFormat or UniFormat

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MasterFormat

CSI developed, subgroups
general 01
facility construction(2-19)
facility services(20-29)
site and infrastructure(30-39)
process equipment (40-49)

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Uniformat

Categorized by functional elements more so used as pre-design
A-Substructure
B-Shell
C-Interiors
D-Services
E-Equipment and Furnishings
F-Special Construction & Demolition
G- Building Sitework

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Drawings sets (what does ET101 Mean)

ET101
E-Discipline
T-2nd level discipline
1-Sheet Type
01-Sheet Sequence

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Z on a sheet?

Contractor/Shop Drawings

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Project Delivery System?

How a project is provided to an owner

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Types of Delivery Systems?

design-bid-build, design-build, construction manager (at risk or agency), integrated project delivery, unit price contract, job order contract

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Design bid build

Owner hires A/E , advertises project and accepts bids from subcontractors awarded to lowest apparent bidder

adv-owner gets competition on price, not involved
disadv-high risk for contractor and quality enforcement hard

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Design Build

Design and construction services provided by the same firm
(rarely a true db firm) process and roles of each party are known
adv-single point of fault, fast track option, value engineering
disadv-fewer checks and balances, programming not an issue

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Contract Documents

Contract forms, contract conditions, specifications, drawings, addenda, contract modifications

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Sheet Types

0-General
1-Plans
2-elevations and profiles
3-sections
4-large scale views
5-details
6-schedules and diagrams
7(8)-user defined
9-3d drawings

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Construction Management types?

CM Agency and CM at Risk

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CM Agency

Contract with the designer and CM agency .
-Designer has separate contracts with engineers and landscape architects
-CM Agency has separate contracts with subs
-Designer and CM Agency have informal contract with each other

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CM at Risk

contract based on guaranteed maximum price, holds contracts with subs, reimbursed by owner, includes more risk but higher fee.

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Advantages of CM

-Good communication with owner designer and construction team
-fast track design and expedited work
-easier changes available
CM agency allows the owner to directly control contracts

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Disdavntages of CM

-Early contractor selector can increase cost
-owner has less time to make decisions on fast track jobs
-owner is responsible for cost overruns

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IPD

-collaborative multi party contract
adv-aligns goals with success of project , profts shared equally
disadvantages- very new with low case law or experiences, hard to change industry mindset

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Unit price contracts

-called requirement contracts
-single traded
-repetitive work
-owner specifies everything
-contract bids for each element and paid for what they install
adv- fast mobilization for small projects
disadv-potential for unbalanced bids

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Job order contracts

-owner product catalog, project price based on catalog plus markup, contractor can do any work from the catalog , project usually don't involve designer
adv-quick and easy
disadv- knowledgeable owner to review line item costs proposals

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Construction Procurement

Process of buying construction services

Two parts: selection and price

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Bid Selection

Starts with invitation or ad, contractors compete on price

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Best Value

Consider qualifications with price, or shortlist contracts based on qualifications

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Qualification base selection

Contractors compete of qualifications

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Sole source

Contractor is selected bu owner based on relations, reputation or unique experience

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Prices?

Lump Sum- Cost Plus- Guaranteed Maximum Price- Unit Price-

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Lump Sum

firm , fixed price (may be negotiated or competitive)

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Cost Plus

The actual cost incurred during construction plus a fee that includes over head and profit

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Guaranteed Maximum Price

Cost plus but also has a price that will not be exceeded (GMP is negotiated)

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Unit Price

Each unit place will be paid for at a price agreed upon at the beginning on the contract (usually competitive)

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What are the three groups of construction documents?

-project manual
-bidding documents
-contract documents

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Types of Specifications

Performance, Prescriptive, Proprietary

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Performance

Optional requirements, what the final product must be capable of doing

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Prescriptive

Detailed explanation of materials, detailed means of installing the materials

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Proprietary

Requires the use of a single approved product

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Who makes specifications ?

Manufacturers, Specification writers, architects , Engineers and consultants, Standards by MasterSpec and SpecLink