Mgt/437 Construction Project

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Construction Project Paper
University of Phoenix
MGT 437
Laura Sanders
May 15, 2001 Construction Project Paper

The statement of work defines the construction project for the Phoenix family's new garage with second level living quarters. Fales Construction is the general contractor for the project. The excavation and foundation work will be sub-contracted to Mural Excavation and Landscaping. The carpentry work will be sub-contracted to Fox Construction. The plumbing work will be sub-contracted to Soldiers Plumbing. The electrical work will be sub-contracted to Amps-R-Us.
Fales Construction is responsible to the Phoenix family for timely performance of all sub-contractors, ensuring all costs stay with in the budgeted $75,000 limit,
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The total cost for the supplies are $430.00 (copper piping, one 30 gallon electric water heater, and PVC piping). The rate for the plumbers with no overtime and no weekend work is $65.00 per hour at straight pay. Based on the number of hours allowed for the installation of the plumbing, the total cost for plumbing labor amounts to $18,720. The general contractor has allotted 20 days for the plumbing completion; assuming there are no unforeseen problems, this portion of the project should be completed in 12 days.
After receiving three competitive bids, the Phoenix family has selected Amps-R-Us as the electrical contractor for the project. The electrical scope of the work includes tying in to the Ameren UE feeder, installing a new service entrance to the garage, and installing a 100 Ampere service panel along with all associated branch circuits. Amps-R-Us will coordinate all communication with Ameren UE regarding tying in the electrical service. All of the electrical work will be performed under a permit utilizing International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local One
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Branch circuits will consist of circuit breakers for lighting, receptacles, hot water heater, smoke detectors, and Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) breakers for the outdoor receptacles. The lighting and smoke detector circuit breakers will be 15 ampere breakers, all receptacle circuit breakers will be 20 ampere breakers, and the hot water heater will be a 30 ampere breaker. All wiring will be romex copper wire suitable for indoor use. The Phoenix family will have a $250 budget with which to select lighting fixtures for the garage and living space. Once the owners and the general contractor have selected an electrician, plumber, and master carpenter, they will all meet to review the architectural plan and make any necessary changes. At this time the plan will be submitted to the city for approval. After approval is received, excavation is completed, and the actual construction has begun, the owners will have weekly meetings with the general contractor to closely monitor the progress of the

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