Precast Consulting Service
Finance, Marketing &
We provide for the complete Project
Management process including:
4. Project Scheduling
Before formal project kickoff, the project
schedule submitted with the quotation typically needs review and some updating.
It should be expanded to include the 9 items below.
Kickoff Review It
is essential to have a meeting with all affected departments to insure
that the requirements of the job are understood and that their departments
can support the schedule.
Client Review It is essential
to have a sit-down meeting with the customer and review all scope and schedule
matters in detail. This should be done as early as possible in the
Schedule The following
scheduling and milestones dates should be memorialized for each project.
Notice to proceed date
Client review date
Contract agreement date
Early submittal items, submittal and return
Erection drawing, submittal & return dates
Design Calculations submittal & return
Shop drawing completion schedule
Complete bill of materials
Production schedule by product type, by piecemark
Shipping and erection schedule by area, by
Completion date by area
Computerized Schedule Project
schedule can be maintained on computer scheduling software. Most
projects do not require this complexity and thus the computerized schedule
typically falls behind.
Weekly Review Most producers
have a number of projects going in stages that range from kickoff to closeout.
It is essential that the significant milestones, above, be reviewed collectively
for the Precast Industry