Project Scope Statement Example

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Project Scope Statement Example

PROJECT OVERVIEW
This project is being undertaken to establish a new residence for Mr. and Mrs. John Smith. The new residence will be a free-standing, single-family dwelling built on a two-acre lot (lot 24) located at 200 North Maple Avenue, MyTown, MyState, 20001-1234, USA. The project is to commence on Monday, February 2, 2015 and will complete no later than Thursday, December 31, 2015. This home is being constructed to take advantage of the latest building materials and codes and will employ emerging technology to minimize energy consumption. Construction will be overseen and managed by Apex Home Builders, the prime contractor who may subcontract components of the construction effort. All labor will be bonded and all materials will meet or exceed local building code guidelines.

SECTION I. PROJECT PURPOSE
The home project is being undertaken to establish a new primary residence for Mr. and Mrs. Smith and family. The new residence is scheduled for completion in December so that the Smith family may move in during the first two weeks of 2016. Mr. Smith will be taking responsibility for his company’s North American operations in 2016 and is relocating from Europe to do so. Mr. Smith and family will be traveling and relocating during December of 2015 and will move directly from their current home to the newly completed residence. The home must be completed by December 31, 2015, so that the Smith’s can establish residence in the community with the appropriate lead time Work Breakdown Structures: The Foundation for Project Management Excellence E. S. Norman, S.A. Brotherton, R.T. Fried Copyright © 2008 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: 978-0-470-17712-9

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to enable their children to be enrolled in the school system to begin the 2016 school year along with their class mates.

SECTION II. PROJECT SCOPE
This is a Fixed-Price Contract Contractor commitment estimate is U.S. $750,000.00. Upon completion, the new property will include the following as described in the detailed specifications and blueprint: • • • • • •

Landscaping Foundation (with basement)—poured concrete and concrete block Driveway—2000 feet, concrete with brick inlay Main home—4500 square feet, brick/stucco Deck / Patio / Screen Room Garage—1600 square feet, two story

SECTION III: PROJECT MILESTONES
As described in Section II, completion of the project must be achieved by December 31, 2015. Progress milestones associated with the project are as follows: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Architectural drawings complete and approved Building permit approved Lot preparation and clearing complete Foundation excavation complete Footings poured and set Foundation poured, block construction complete, foundation set Home and garage exterior closed to weather Driveway and landscape complete Interior wiring complete Exterior wiring complete HVAC complete Interior plumbing complete Exterior plumbing complete Interior finish complete Exterior finish complete

Issue Management 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Walkthrough complete Certificate of Occupancy granted Interior and exterior punch list approved Interior and exterior punch list complete Acceptance review and key turnover complete

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SECTION IV: PROJECT APPROACH
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Prime contractor will maintain all project documents and schedule. Prime contractor will perform work with contractor’s own employees who are bonded and hold the appropriate trade licenses and credentials. In the event that the prime contractor subcontracts work, all subcontractor’s employees will be verified by prime contractor to be bonded and will hold the appropriate trade licenses and credentials. Prime contractor agrees to pay a 10% single quarter penalty for any project worker found on the project site without proof of proper trade license and credentials. Prime contractor will be responsible for all subcontract...
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