Construction Jobsite Management 4th Edition William R Mincks Hal Johnston- Test Bank


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1.      The traditional project delivery system, also frequently referred to as “design-bid-build,” has been the most used project delivery system since the late 1800s.

  a. True
  b. False




2.      In the traditional project delivery system, the contractor is responsible for providing the labor, material, equipment, and construction documents, based on the owner’s needs.

  a. True
  b. False




3.      In the traditional project delivery system, the capital projects officer is concerned primarily with the disbursement of funds for the project.

  a. True
  b. False




4.      In the CM delivery system, the design manager is responsible for the coordination of shop drawings, submittals, layout, subcontractor organization, payment verification, and whatever duties are assigned by the construction superintendent or construction administrator.

  a. True
  b. False




5.      The Engineering-Procurement-Construction (E-P-C) system is a common delivery system for light construction facilities.

  a. True
  b. False




6.      The traditional contract project delivery system has three primary contractual parties: the owner, the architect, and the ____.

  a. designer b. contractor
  c. consultant d. engineer




7.      The most common method for compensating the contractor, allowing for changes to the scope of work during the construction period, is called:

  a. Lump-sum contract
  b. Unit price contract
  c. Cost plus, with a guaranteed maximum price
  d. Cost, plus a fee




8.      The ____ is an upper-management-level individual who is the ultimate decision maker for the firm on the project.

  a. project manager b. principal-in-charge
  c. contract administrator d. project architect




9.      Hourly employees who are trained to perform specific tasks are called ____.

  a. subcontractors b. craftspeople
  c. foreman d. field engineers




10.  The owner’s daily representative during the construction project is called:

  a. The Owner’s Inspector b. The Capital Projects Officer
  c. The Owner’s Representative d. The Owner’s Financial Officer




11.  The construction project ____________________ provide a matrix of organization, with formal and informal contractual relationships between participants.



12.  In building construction, much of the work is accomplished by ____________________ who have an agreement with the contractor to complete a specific portion of the work covered by the contractor’s contract requirements.



13.  In the traditional system, subcontractors should not communicate directly with the architect but should approach the contractor’s superintendent or ____________________.



14.  An agency CM system involving a number of contracts directly with the owner but managed by the contractor is usually called _____________________.



15.  ​In the design-build delivery model, communication is typically flows between the ___________________ and the design-build firm’s project manager.



16.  Describe the features of a lump-sum contract.







17.  Explain the owner’s responsibilities in the traditional project delivery system.







18.  Discuss why an outside testing agency may be contracted by the owner.








19.  What are the responsibilities of an officer-in-charge?








20.  Explain the features of the Engineering-Procurement-Construction (E-P-C) system.




1.      The material size and physical characteristics, such as adjustment capabilities, should be reviewed by both the contractor and the architect.

  a. True
  b. False




2.      Shop drawings are produced by architects and engineers under their contract with the owner.

  a. True
  b. False




3.      If the finish is not specified in the documents, the owner typically reviews available finishes and makes the appropriate selection.

  a. True
  b. False




4.      The contractor must prioritize the submittal process, submitting and obtaining approval for materials needed for the first part of the project.

  a. True
  b. False




5.      The contractor normally stamps the submittals, indicating that they have been reviewed.

  a. True
  b. False




6.      ​Product data submittals, samples, and _____________are required primarily for the architect and engineer to verify that the correct products will be installed on the project.

  a. submittal logs b. shop drawings
  c. specifications d. schedules




7.      A ____ is a drawing or set of drawings produced by the contractor, supplier, manufacturer, subcontractor, or fabricator.

  a. submittal log b. data log
  c. procurement drawing d. shop drawing




8.      The ____ is ultimately responsible for the design of the facility to meet occupancy needs and must ensure that the products being installed are suitable to meet these needs.

  a. contractor b. designer
  c. architect d. fabricator




9.      ​Samples should be stored at the jobsite and compared to:

  a. materials delivered b. shop drawings
  c. specifications d. dimensions




10.  The contractor is responsible for providing ____ for openings and items that are installed in instances where other construction elements determine the size of the materials.

  a. submittals b. materials
  c. field dimensions d. shop drawings




11.  ​Size and physical characteristics should be reviewed by both the contractors and the _______________.



12.  A(n) ____________________ is a physical portion of the specified product.



13.  The ____________________ is a schedule of activities for particular products from submittal through delivery to the jobsite.



14.  The ____________________ is used for tracking the actual progress of the submittal.



15.  The contractor typically stamps the submittals to indicate that they have been ___________.



16.  Explain why product data submittals, samples, and shop drawings may be required for a project.







17.  Discuss why notes of changes, or alterations from the construction documents, would be included on a shop drawing.







18.  Explain why samples may be required, how they are used, and the sample submittal process.







19.  List the factors that apply when determining the necessary time frame for approval of submittals.








20.  Explain the purpose of reviewing shop drawings and submittals.








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