Challenge When Matthew Wendel, project manager with Shook Construction, describes the challenge that comes with collecting, evaluating, and compiling turnover documentation for project closeout as a “pain point” on his projects, he echoes a sentiment shared by countless other PMs. Closeout requires cohesive effort by owners, PMs, trade partners, and other stakeholders; it necessitates a[...]
Challenge The time- and labor-intensive process of project closeout can plague project managers, and MCN Build was no stranger to time intensive, deadline driven closeout on their projects. MCN Build’s process routinely encountered multiple challenges that their previous software solution was not able to adequately overcome in order to meet their needs. The demands that the closeout[...]
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.
So you just got awarded a brand new project and your raring to get started so what is the first thing you are going to do? I am guessing that your answer was not “Start my closeout log”. Even though it not likely one of the first things you think of when getting a project started it should be something that is on your radar early in the project. Understanding and agreeing with your[...]