For the technician rather than the engineer, this book gives coverage of all phases of the administration of a construction project contract, including tasks during the design process - specifications, staffing of field office, contract structure - and information on construction claims.
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"The text flows smoothly, is easily understood and is clear to anyone who reads it. Photos, illustrations, and example documents enhance the textual material." — Wayne Reynolds, Eastern Kentucky University
"Comprehensive, well written, accurate. Includes evidence of real-world problems and processes in the construction industry." — David Bilbo, Texas A&M University
"This is a very valuable text packed with a lot of good and pertinent information." — Scott Fuller, Auburn University
Edward R. Fisk, PE, LS, is a construction consultant in Orange, California. He is a licensed civil and structural engineer, land surveyor, and licensed general contractor and holds licenses in 13 states where he has been involved on projects. Before becoming an independent consultant, he was president of Gleason, Peacock, & Fisk, Inc., of Brea, CA, construction consultants, vice president of Lawrance, Fisk, & McFarland, Inc., engineers, of Santa Barbara, CA, and vice president of Construction Services, for Wilsey & Ham, engineers. Prior to that he served as Corporate Director of Construction Management for J.M. Montgomery Engineers (now Montgomery-Watson), and VTN Consolidated, Inc., and was an Engineer and a Field Engineer for Bechtel Corp., Power Division. He has had extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. He is a Life Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and former chairman of its Construction Division, and is a Fellow of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. He currently teaches short courses statewide for the University of California, Berkeley, Institute of Transportation Studies, and for the University of Washington, Engineering Professional Programs, Seattle. He also continues to lecture nationally and internationally for the American Society of Civil Engineers.
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Book Description Prentice Hall Press, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 131741373