House Construction Builders Planning Schedule guide
Firstly, each member of the construction team is important owing to it involves a team effort. Therefore, they ensure the end product of a house construction project and coordination and supervision between different construction services parties. In fact, project management is the key factor in making a successful project. Then, the project management can encourage and motivate the entire team enrolled in the project. Normally, most of the construction project team comprise Client, Contractor, Architects, Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, MEP Engineers, Supervisors, and Labors. Therefore, the project manager has to make coordinate between all these parties and drive the project into its target within the time frame. Furthermore, Quantity Surveyor, Architect or Engineers also elect as the project manager role based on its requirements. Therefore I have mentioned each stage that project management involves in a successful construction project.
Phase 1 – Selection of Consultant
First and foremost, typical construction design stages start between client and Architect. Secondly, Engineers and Quantity Surveyor will appoint based on the requirement of the project. Therefore, Appointing qualified project manager with detail job roles and duties achieves the project goals easily. Importantly, salaries and other benefits should be negotiated before appoint a project manager in his duties.
Phase 2 – Initial Discussion for Design
First and foremost, the architect’s duty is to discuss with the client and get a brief idea of his requirements. Then, the architect can able to do the design concept based on his ideas. Most importantly, the architect’s duty to develop the design based on the most economical and efficient method.
Phase 3 – Feasibility Studies
At this time, the project management team should launch a detail investigation of the project. In fact, this team should collect all the parameters detail about the project and needs to analysis carefully. Hence, the project team needs to study Site conditions, adjoining properties, threats, accessibility, market trends and other important factors relevant to the project. Consequently, the project team can compare similar projects that happen in the past also.
Phase 4 – Obtain Necessary Design Approval
Then, Project team must coordinate with the architect for preparing legal documents related to the project. Moreover, It is the responsibility of the architect to design all the elements based on the government rules. Especially, taking prior approval by the client also significant to implement a successful project. Therefore the client should agree on project cost and also the design concept of the project.
Phase 5 – Preparation of Estimation
After finalizing the architecture design with the client and relevant authorities, Quantity Surveyor duty is to develop the detail construction estimate. Moreover, Quantity Surveyor should prepare all construction documents, details, finishes, and schedules.
Phase 6 – Preparation of Tender Documents
The tender document preparation stage is one of the significant moments in the design phase. In fact, Quantity Surveyor having a major role in this stage because his responsibility is to the preparation of tender documents. Typical tender document includes detail bill of quantities (BOQ), drawings, condition of contract and some special documents related to the project. Then, the project team can evaluate the lowest or qualified bid for award the project. When Awarding the tender, it is quantity surveyor duty to evaluate pre-qualifications also.
Phase 7 – Calling Tender
Hence, Quantity Surveyor’s duty is to calling tender through qualified contractors. In fact, the project team can share tender by using newspaper advertisements or selected contractors. Moreover, this advertisement must include closing date, project details, selection criteria, contractor qualification, etc.
Phase 8 – Tender Evaluation
Then, the bid evaluation team can inspect the tenders and select the most suitable contractor according to the requirement. In fact, they should consider cost, pre-qualification, financial stability, workforce and reputation of a suitable contractor.
Phase 9 – Selecting Contractor
Lastly, it is a project team and the client’s duty is to appoint a contractor based on all these relevant fac and figures. Then he can start the project with as advance payment.