PCM-Lecture10-Administering-the-Contract

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Unformatted text preview: Project and Construction Management Project and Construction Management Lecture #10 Lecture #10 Administering the Contract Luis Prieto-Portar, 2010 General Conditions of the Contract. The General Conditions (also called, General Provisions ) specify the manner of implementing the provisions of the contract according to the accepted practices of the construction industry. These conditions regulate the requirements of the contract (also called, The Agreement ). These conditions do not waiver the legal rights of either party, but only serve to coordinate the proper execution of the work. This lecture will use the format of the Standard General Conditions of the Construction Contract as issued by the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC), Document No. 1910-8 (1996 Edition), National Society of Professional Engineers, 1420 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. This document was jointly prepared by: American Consulting Engineers Council American Society of Civil Engineers National Society of Professional Engineers Construction Specifications Institute Associated General Contractors of America The essence of the EJCDC contract (or Agreement) includes, Definition of the terms used in the contract; Preliminary issues (starting the project and pre-construction operations); Contract documents, their intent, their amendments, their reuse; Availability of lands, physical conditions, reference points (differing site conditions; geotechnical reports); Bonds and insurance; Contractors rights and obligations (responsibilities); Other work (related work at the site; coordination); Owners rights and obligations (responsibilities); The A/Es status during construction; Changes in the work procedures; Changes of the contract price (pricing provisions); Changes of the contract times; Warranty and guarantee; tests and inspections; corrections; removal or acceptance of defective work; Payments to the contractor and completion; Suspension of the work and termination; Resolution of disputes; Miscellaneous. International projects use the FIDIC (in French, International Federation of Consulting Engineers , 9 Carel van Bylandtlaan, The Hague, Netherlands). Its scope includes, 1 . Definitions and interpretation; 2. Engineer and engineers representative; 3. Assignment and subcontracting; 4. Contract documents; 5. General obligations; 6. Labor; 7. Materials, plant and workmanship;...
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course CGN 4930 taught by Professor Prieto-portar during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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