What should I do to reach this goal? What should I major in. I think I found an answer. If you are still a high school student, hold a conversation with a high school counselor and discuss your education and career goals regarding construction management. See the information in this link to the US Dept. Of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics publication, Occupational Outlook Handbook – Construction Laborers: * Be sure to click on all the tabs and read all the info given. To eventually become a manager of a construction project, you will need a bachelor's degree (and maybe even a Master's degree) in engineering or another related construction course of study. Colleges/universities that offer programs in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, or Architectural Engineering will be a good place to study to learn about construction and the management of construction projects. Read a bit about construction management here: * Visit your local public library and ask a reference librarian there to help you find more information to help you with education and career planning in construction management. Librarians–Ask Us, We Answer. Find your local Public Library at: Best wishes
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What is owning a highway construction firm like? Is it easy to start your own business with little experience? Is it true all owners of highway construction companies make millions. After speaking to others on the web, I found the answer. You need capital for equipment, experience in how to deal with the various problems that arise from labor to material to governments. It is a very competitive business with a chance for a big profit or a big loss. Most people will not want to take a chance on a new company unless they have a lot of experience and money to back them up.
Got invited to test and interview for track welder. Wat should I look for on test, and Wat kind of question do they ask u. Essentially — Spelling and grammar are always important, please dont fill out your application the way you worded this question. Track welding is a thermite process, they will not have you doing any actual welding. They want to know if you are willing to travel, are safety conscious, and are a "team player" and have a good attitude with a good work record. Training will be on the job so they will test for basic reading and comprehension skills. Good Luck
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Does anyone know a good website that will give me a general idea of how buildings are constructed and inform me of common materials used in that construction? – Thanks. After looking around, I learned — Construction is a very broad term. The best way to learn about construction is to study the course of civil engineering. If studying is not feasible then you have to engage yourself in doing construction jobs. You can also search the word "construction" through the net or in this link: You can search word by word for you to comprehend the most common materials and here are my suggestions: 1. Concrete 2. Cement 3. Reinforcement bars 4. Foundation 5. Beams/Girders 6. Columns 7. Footings 8. Masonry block or concrete hollow/solid blocks 9. Carpentry 10. Paints 11. Aluminum cladding 12. Tiles 13. Screed 14. Structural steel frames 15. Balustrades/handrails 16. Formwork system 17. And more. .
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Construction is one of the most daunting aspects of business. It involves huge capital investment. An entrepreneur is not always sufficient with money to carry out construction and other renovations in his office. Your problem of scarcity of funds will become obsolete, if you opt for a commercial construction loan.
Commercial construction loan is the biggest way of financing your business plans. This loan is typically given to entrepreneurs, who wish to construct new buildings for commercial purposes, renovate premises, and buy business sites or commercial buildings.
Commercial construction loan can be secured as well as unsecured. Secured commercial construction loan requires you to place collateral. These are also named as commercial mortgage. These loans are provided at better terms, rate of interest and flexible repayment schedules. Unsecured commercial construction loans do not require collateral.
The rate of interest charged on a commercial construction loan is either fixed or variable. An entrepreneur is always advised to choose a fixed rate as it helps them in efficient business planning and budgeting because they know how much they have to pay every month. With a variable rate there can be fluctuations. It can increase during the term, as a result you will be required to pay more.
Before providing you a commercial construction loan the lender will give a look at your income and existing debts. He will also consider certain other factors like-:
Collateral placed Credit score Repayment ability Reason for taking the loan Business investments Length of ownership of the company Number of partners, employees etc.
Besides the above mentioned factors the loan provider would require the borrower to present a few documents before him. The loan application must be in the form of a request. It must consist of the amount to be drawn from the loan, purpose of taking the loan, amount of working capital in hand etc.
Commercial construction loan when used for purchasing real estate, constructing new commercial buildings or renovating premises would require the borrower to give the business profile to the lender. Accurate information about present debt balances, payment modes, date of maturity and the collateral used(if any) to secured other loans is to be provided. The lender may also ask you submit preliminary environmental reports, property appraisals etc.
If the entrepreneur is to start up a new business, the business plan is vital. It should include details on cash flow projections for first 24 months. The information must be to the point. The business plan must also provide information on how it would be helpful for the entrepreneur to repay the loan.
Shop around the financial market before applying for a commercial construction loan. Do not forget to consider the option of online loan providers. Searching for a lender online will help you secure an appropriate and hassle-free loan deal.
Business is uncertain. Estimate high, spend less and you can bring in new innovations in your business.
Obama just doesn't get that it that you can build 1000 of roads and not regain a single private sector job in the process. After speaking to others on the web, I found the answer. In my county, there has been precisely one road project, which widened a section of highway at an intersection and repaired potholes along a stretch of road. It took an asphalt paving contractor all of perhaps two days to install a rock base, binder and topping. This is not exactly my idea of a jobs program. Oh, and the roadway into an industrial park where a developer is ready to risk his own private money to build facilities that are ready for a new business to move into? No federal dollars for that. (Much of the stimulus money in my state has been diverted to paying members of government unions such as the NEA and SEIU to make sure they don't lose their jobs)
. From what I can tell… It may be managed by the engineer who designed it, but it is not that common. In most cases there is a designated construction manager. This person typically has many years of experience in the construction industry and sometimes has an engineering background. They are typically on site for the duration of the construction effort and oversees the contractors. This construction manager could be a hired 3rd party, an employee of the company that is going to own the facility, the general contractor or an employee of the firm that produced the design and construction documents. They are there to make certain the construction happens according to the plans, act as a liaison between disciplines to coordinate efforts or back to the designing engineers to resolve conflicts or other problems that are encountered during construction. No job is build exactly as the construction documents show and if there is a problem that could effect the intent of the design, the construction manager has to work with the contractor and the designing engineer to come to an amicable solution without increasing cost and without compromising the intent of the design. Sometimes that is just not possible though. Now, it is not uncommon for an engineer to visit the construction site for inspections or to meet with contractors. This can happen daily, weekly, monthly, etc. At the discretion of the engineer. A firm that is busy would most likely need the engineer in the office working on other projects instead of spending his time in the field. One thing that would definitely happen is the designing engineer, or other engineer familiar with the project to perform a punch list. This is where the engineer visits the job site and records any errors in the construction for the contractor to correct. Typically they are minor things though.