Blueprint Reading : General Construction / Civil / Project Delivery Methods

When:

  • Nov 06, 2020 08:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Where:

  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • 7213 Nordic Drive
  • Cedar Falls, IA 50613

A Fundamental Skill For Anyone Involved in the Construction Industry

Construction drawings can be difficult to understand and mistakes can be costly. Being able to read and understand construction drawings is a fundamental skill for anyone involved in the construction industry. In this series, participants will gain the skills necessary to read and understand typical construction documents - blueprints and specifications. Participants can register for the entire series to receive a discount, or register separately for only one or two of the sessions listed below.

Session #1 : General Construction / Civil / Project Delivery Methods 

Presenter : Brad Perkins – Iowa State University

This session will provide the participant with an introduction to the life cycle of a construction project from project conception, through design, construction, and project closeout. Participants will learn about project delivery methods, such as the traditional Design-Bid-Build, as well as alternative delivery methods, including Design-Build and Construction Management. Roles of the various parties in each delivery method will be discussed: owner, architect, engineer, contractor, and subcontractor.