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CC1002K information,quantities and communication
Transcript of CC1002K information,quantities and communication
Worker paid a specific amount for each hour of work
Amount depends on cost of living in the place where the work is done
Worker paid a specific amount for the work
Often preferred to day rate
The day rate is often used to calculate price – a task is expected to take ten hours at £20 an hour, so given a fixed price of £2000
Estimates pricing is used to make a quote.
Tenders and quotes
Working drawings are scale drawings showing plans, elevations, sections, details and location of a proposed construction.
What are the main types of drawing you have come across?
Types of drawing
Produced by the quantity surveyor. Gives a complete description of everything required for the job, e.g. labour, materials, components. Used by all contractors for tenders.
preliminaries – general information on the work
preambles – similar to specification
measured quantities – description of how each task is measured (metres, hours, litres etc.)
provisional quantities – approximate amounts for anything which cannot be measured
cost – amount of money charged per unit
Bill of quantities
A specification should contain:
site description – including the address
restrictions – what restrictions apply, such as working hours or limited access
services – what services are available, need to be connected and type of connection
materials description – type, sizes, quality, moisture content etc.
workmanship – methods of fixing, quality of work and finish etc.
Mediation – used between two sides in conflict to help bring them to agreement
Disciplinary – used to discipline an employee in breach of company rules
Training and development – used to improve the abilities of employees; records will be kept of new skills
When might a mediation be used?
What actions might lead to disciplinary action?
When might you get some new training?
Procedures on site
The main sources of information include:
Drawings – drawn to scale by the architect
Specifications – used with the drawings to give sizes and types of material to be used
Work programmes – show what work is to be carried out and when
Procedures – show how a company will do things on site
Main sources of information
Why are symbols used?
Why are scales used for the main types of drawings?
This photo shows a 45° set square. What other type of set square is required for drawing?
Why are two set squares used?
All building work needs a signed contract. Contracts have clauses:
Variations – any modifications to original drawings/spec
Interim payments – client pays for work in instalments
Final payment – client pays for all work on completion
Retention – client holds back some money for a few months to make sure work is to required standard
Penalty clause – if deadline is missed, contractor loses money
Orthographic projection – parallel lines drawn from every point on a model
Isometric projection – object drawn at an angle
Why have schedules?
What site paperwork have you used?
Why must documentation be stored carefully?
CC1002 Information,quantities and communication