Construction is one of those industries that has a lot of jargon. There are a lot of words that will make you question if people are speaking english or not. Rodbuster, Tin Knocker, Punch List, CPM, BIM and the list goes on of somewhat odd terminology that would make outsiders think you were making things up. However some of our terminology is not quite as difficult to decipher such as a[...]
At the startup of a project one of the first things that should get done is creating a Quality Assurance and Quality Control program. Some companies have entire manuals on this process, while other may play it by ear. No matter which bucket you fall into there is some critical information that must be gathered early on in the project to ensure you have covered all of your bases.