Hold Points

Construction worker holding clipboard for inspections

Set hold points for your projects, in the scope documents, specifications and especially on the drawings. Enforce inspection of these hold points, to ensure the scope and quality requirements are met.

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Check Geotechnical Information

Check and double check geotechnical information supplied by the client. If the client supplies the information, it would be ideal for the contract to specify that your design/construction relies on …

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Only Have One Project Manager

The Project Manager should manage the client, risks, and resources, and delegate most other tasks to others, those others should not also be a project manager on the project. Multiple …

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Avoid Bias

When you are making important decisions or preparing designs, get a second opinion on them before acting, because you may be coming from a biased or primed attitude. (Primed is …

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Approval Time Limit

Make sure that the contract specifies the length of time allowed for approvals or decisions. When drawings or documents are sent to the client for approval, you need to know …

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