Project Bulletin Boards and necessary posters. (Install prior to beginning of
work; maintain throughout job; includes subcontractor. Appendix I.)
See Contract and
Labor Compliance provisions and Engineer’s inspection of Labor Compliance.
Contractor's anticipated schedule of operations, including any applicable phase requirements.
Completion date requirements, etc.
Assessment of Liquidated Damages and requests for extension of time.
Work to be subcontracted.
Responsibility of Subcontractor's authorized representative.
Legal relations and responsibilities.
Permits in connection with execution of the work.
Special requirements and unusual conditions.
Conflicts and special problems anticipated.
Clarification of construction details, specification requirements, tolerances, etc.
Inspection procedures on various phases of the work.
Materials and Testing.
Anticipated sources of materials.
Furnishing of samples of material as required.
Quality Control and Acceptance Sampling and Testing
Locating and equipping the field office/laboratory.
Storage and use of materials.
Transfer of tested and approved material.
Disposal of unacceptable material.
Sources of certain major materials for the project as required by the Engineer of
Location and scheduling of by-pass, detour, and phase construction.
General responsibilities with regard to traffic and public convenience.
Signing and barricades, etc.
Employee and public safety. (OSHA Priority areas)
Delegation of authority by Contractor and Engineer, lines of communication, etc.
Compliance with Arkansas Act 162 of 1987 (see Appendix VIII) and Standard
Specification 109.07, concerning estimate payment schedule. Measurement of Earthwork
Items affecting Utilities, Cities, Counties, Railroads, etc., should be discussed as the first order of business. These representatives may then leave if they do not wish to remain for the detailed discussion of the contract work.
The Pre-Construction Conference, if properly conducted, can be a big help to all concerned in getting the project started. As the presiding officer, the Resident Engineer should have a prepared agenda and attempt to keep within the scheduled agenda, keep the discussion moving, and tactfully discourage any digression.