Construction Definitions From P to Z
This Article Will Focus On helping you understand the true meaning of some of the terms that are used in construction. Since this is a family friendly website I have purposefully left out some of the more colorful language and kept to the basics of construction definitions.
This Collection Has been put together by Randal DeHart based upon his experience as a contractor and outsourced contractors bookkeeping services provider to contractors all across the USA and I sincerely trust you will find value in it.
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*** ALL COMMENTS IN RED ARE THE THOUGHTS OF THE EDITOR. THEY ARE IN NO WAY A REFLECTION OF RANDAL?S THOUGHTS, INNER THOUGHTS MAYBE. RANDAL IS A GENTLEMAN HOWEVER I?VE BEEN IN THE PLUMBING BUSINESS FOR 21 YEARS AND I THINK WE?VE HEARD A FEW SWEAR WORDS IN OUR WORKING LIVES. I FIGURE SOME THINGS WILL BE EASIER TO UNDERSTAND
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Peter Principle ? Promoting a construction journeyman / technician to working Project Manager or working foreman without formal training which leads to Construction Train Wrecks. You know companies used to have time and money to bring in a star and train them however, now it?s sink or swim.
Pioneer ? Contractor with flaming arrows in the back from asking the bookkeeper for accurate reports
Plans ? Drawings showing what the finished product would look like if it were built in Heaven.
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PMP ? Project Management Professional. Someone who has been trained in managing construction projects and is skilled in planning and communication.
Process ? System to produce predicable quality results and reap dividends for the owners
Project Manager ? The conductor of an orchestra in which every musician is in a different union
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Purpose of Firm ? Acquire clients and satisfy their needs
Rain Maker ? The person in the contractors firm that acquires new clients