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Using and understanding engineering service and construction contracts

Author: John R Clark
Publisher: New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., ©1986.
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Clark, John R., 1916-
Using and understanding engineering service and construction contracts.
New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., ©1986
(DLC) 85020229
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John R Clark
ISBN: 9781468473100 1468473107
OCLC Number: 571414500
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 320 pages) : forms
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Standard Form of Agreement between Owner and Engineer for Professional Services.- 1. Meeting of the Minds.- 2. Written Agreement Essential.- 3. Owner's Form.- 4. Describing the Project.- 5. Estimating Construction Cost.- 6. General Description of Basic Services.- 7. Basic Services.- (a) Exhibit A.- (b) Study and Report Phase.- (c) Preliminary Design Phase.- (d) Final Design Phase.- (e) Bidding and Negotiating Phase.- (f) Construction Phase.- (i) General Administration.- (ii) Site Visits.- (1) Observation.- (2) Progress and Quality.- (3) To Enable Engineer.- (4) A Greater Degree of Confidence.- (5) Completed Work.- (6) Conform Generally.- (7) Integrity of Design Concept.- (8) No Supervision.- (9) No Means, Methods.- (10) No Safety Precautions.- (11) Comply with Laws.- (12) No Guarantee.- (13) No Responsibility for Contractor's Work.- (14) Resident Project Representative.- (15) General.- (iii) Rejecting Work.- (iv) Interpretations.- (v) Shop Drawings.- (vi) Substitutes.- (vii) Inspections and Tests.- (viii) Disputes.- (ix) Payments to Contractor.- (x) Maintenance Manuals.- (xi) Substantial Completion.- (xii) Limitations of Responsibility.- (g) Operational Phase.- 8. Additional Services.- (a) Advance Authorization Needed.- (i) Applications for Grants.- (ii) Measured Drawings.- (iii) Owner Requested Changes.- (iv) Alternate Designs.- (v) Independent Professional Associates.- (vi) Multi-Prime Contracts.- (vii) Problems During Bidding.- (viii) Subsurface Data.- (ix) Serving as a Witness.- (b) No Advance Authorization Needed.- (i) Redesign for Substitutes.- (ii) Too Many Contractor Claims.- 9. Owner's Responsibilities.- (a) Owner's Representative.- (b) Project Requirements.- (c) Physical and Other Site Conditions.- (d) Surveys for Construction.- (e) Governmental Approvals.- (f) Other Trained Experts.- (g) Monitoring Compliance with Laws.- (h) Owner's Special On-Site Representative.- (i) Construction Coordinator.- (j) Owner Bears Costs.- 10. Period of Service.- (a) Orderly Progress.- (b) Timing of Design Services.- (c) Bidding Phase Services.- (d) Construction Phase Services.- (e) Fast-Tracking.- 11. Methods of Payment.- (a) General.- (b) Multi-Prime and Cost Plus.- (c) For Basic Services.- (d) Estimating Charges.- (e) Additional Services.- (f) Reimburseable Expenses.- (g) Progress Payments.- (h) Adjusting Compensation.- (i) Definitions.- 12. Construction Cost and Opinions of Cost.- (a) Definition of Construction Cost.- (b) Limit of Construction Cost.- (c) When Limit is Exceeded.- 13. General Considerations.- (a) Termination.- (b) Reuse of Documents.- (c) Professional Liability Insurance.- (d) What Law Governs.- (e) Successors and Assigns.- (f) Arbitration.- 14. Special Provisions.- (a) Supplemental Provisions.- (b) Agreement is Complete.- 2. Standard Form of Agreement between Engineer and Associate Engineers for Professional Services.- General.- 1. Project Description and This Part of Project.- 2. Guide Sheet.- (a) Single Prime Construction Contract.- (b) Services at Site.- (c) Professional Liability Insurance.- (d) Identifying Exhibits.- 3. Underlying Concepts.- (a) Independent Contractor.- (b) Coordination.- (c) Communications.- 4. Basic Services.- (a) Interpretations and Changes.- (b) Accepting Subcontractors and Suppliers.- (c) Accepting Substitutes.- (d) Less Than Full Services.- (e) Post-Construction Services.- 5. Additional Services.- (a) Advance Authorization Always Required.- (b) Resident Project Representative is Additional.- (c) Operational Phase Services.- 6. Engineer's Responsibilities.- (a) Obligation to Consult.- (b) Identity of Other Professional.- (c) Complete Set of Documents.- 7. Period of Service.- 8. Method of Payment.- 9. Construction Cost and Opinions of Costs.- (a) Construction Cost for This Part of Project.- (b) Redesigning.- (c) Cost Limit for Project.- 10. General Considerations.- 3. Construction Related Documents.- 1. General.- 2. Locator Guide.- 4. Owner-Contractor-Stipulated Price and Cost-Plus.- 1. General.- 2. Defined Terms.- 3. Materials and Equipment.- 4. Effective Date of the Agreement.- 5. Work.- 6. Engineer as Owner's Representative.- 7. Contract Time.- 8. Timely Performance.- 9. Contract Price.- (a) Definition.- (b) Cost of the Work.- (c) Records of Costs.- (d) Contractor's Fee.- (e) Guaranteed Maximum Price.- 10. Payment Procedures.- 11. Contractor's Representations.- 12. Listing of Contract Documents.- 13. Assignments.- 5. Standard General Conditions of the Construction Contract.- 1. General.- 2. Defined Terms.- (a) Addenda.- (b) Agreement.- (c) Application for Payment.- (d) Change Orders and Work Directive Changes.- (e) Contract Documents.- (f) Contract Price.- (g) Contract Time.- (h) Defective.- (i) Drawings.- (j) Effective Date of the Agreement.- (k) Field Order.- (l) Notice of Award.- (m) Notice to Proceed.- (n) Project.- (o) Resident Project Representative.- (p) Shop Drawings.- (q) Subcontractor.- (r) Substantial Completion.- (s) Supplier.- (t) Underground Facilities.- (u) Unit Price Work.- (v) Work.- (w) Work Directive Change.- (x) Written Amendment.- 3. Preliminary Matters.- (a) Delivery of Bonds.- (b) Commencement of Contract Time: Notice to Proceed.- (c) Starting the Work.- (d) Examination of Contract Documents.- (e) Schedules.- (i) Progress.- (ii) Shop Drawings.- (iii) Values.- 4. Intent, Amendment, and Reuse of Contract Documents.- (a) Intent.- (b) Order of Preference.- (c) Reference Standards.- (d) Controlling Law.- (e) Report of Inconsistencies in Documents.- (f) Amending and Supplementing Contract Documents.- (g) Reuse of Documents.- 5. Availability of Lands; Physical Conditions; Reference Points.- (a) Availability of Lands.- (b) Subsurface and Latent Physical Conditions.- (c) Reference Points.- 6. Bonds and Insurance.- (a) Performance and Payment Bonds.- (b) Liability and Property Insurance In General.- (i) Liability and Property Insurance Carried by Separate Parties.- (ii) Advice of Insurance Counsellor.- (iii) Acceptance of Coverage.- (c) Contractor's Liability Insurance.- (d) Owner's Liability Insurance.- (e) Property Insurance.- (i) All Risk Coverage.- (ii) Waivers.- (iii) Deductibles.- (iv) Partial Utilization.- 7. Contractor's Responsibilities.- (a) Supervision.- (b) Following Instructions Concerning Construction.- (c) Labor, Materials, and Equipment.- (d) Progress Schedule.- (e) Substitute or "Or-Equal" Items.- (i) General.- (ii) Procedure.- (iii) Specifying Construction Methods.- (iv) Change Order or Shop Drawing.- (v) Engineer Sole Judge.- (vi) Compensation for Engineer.- (vii) Substitutes during Bidding.- (f) Subcontractors, Suppliers, and Others.- (i) Definition.- (ii) General Discussion.- (1) Prequalification.- (2) Listing Required.- (3) Identity Submitted.- (4) Engineer's Duty to Speak.- (5) Consequences of Rejection.- (6) After Effective Date.- (7) Subcontractors Bound to Owner.- (8) Cost-Plus Work.- (9) Waivers.- (10) No Contractor with Subcontractors and Suppliers.- (g) Permits, etc..- (h) Compliance with Laws.- (i) Taxes.- (j) Use of Premises.- (k) Record Documents.- (l) Safety.- (i) General.- (ii) No Duty to Employees.- (iii) Stopping the Work.- (iv) Compliance with Laws and Regulations.- (v) Miscellaneous.- (m) Emergencies.- (n) Shop Drawings.- (i) General.- (ii) They are Useful.- (iii) Schedule.- (iv) Professional Review of What is Delegated.- (v) Take It Seriously.- (vi) Limited Purpose of Approval.- (vii) Not a Contract Document.- (viii) Design Concept.- (ix) Variations in Submittals.- (x) Stamps.- (o) Continuing the Work.- (p) Indemnification.- 8. Multi-Prime Contracts.- (a) General.- (b) Advance Notice of Others Working at Site.- (c) Covenant to Cooperate for Benefit of Other Contractors.- (d) Construction Coordinator.- (e) Provisions in Owner-Engineer Agreement.- 9. Owner's Responsibilities.- 10. Engineer's Status.- (a) General.- (b) Visits to the Site.- (c) Interpretations and Clarifications.- (d) Field Orders.- (e) Rejecting Defective Work.- (f) Unit Price Determinations.- (g) Decisions on Disputes.- (h) Limitations on Engineer's Responsibilities.- (i) General.- (ii) Dangerous Language in Specifications.- (iii) Sureties.- 11. Changes in the Work, Price, and Time.- (a) General.- (b) The Change Order and the Work Directive Change.- (c) Work in Emergencies.- (d) Procedural Matters.- (e) Value of Change Order Work.- (f) Cash Allowances.- (g) Unit Price Work.- (h) Acts of God.- 12. Warranties and Guarantees.- 13. Quality of Work.- (a) Quality Called for by Contract Documents from the Owner's Point of View.- (b) Tests and Inspections.- (c) When the Work is Defective.- (i) Reject.- (ii) Correct, Move, and Replace.- (iii) Accept.- (iv) Stop the Work.- (v) Owner Does Work.- (vi) Remove Contractor from Job.- (vii) Waiver and Correction Period.- 14. Payments to the Contractor.- (a) General.- (b) Schedule of Values.- (c) Submission and Review of Application for Progress Payments.- (i) General.- (ii) Procedures.- (iii) Refusal of Payment.- (d) Substantial Completion.- (i) General.- (ii) Effect of Substantial Completion.- (iii) Procedure.- (iv) "Punch" List.- (v) Exclusive use of Site.- (e) Partial Utilization.- (f) Final Payment.- (i) Two Dates-Substantial and Final Completion.- (ii) Procedure and Conditions Precedent.- (iii) Surety.- (iv) Notice of Acceptance.- (v) Post-Construction Services.- (vi) Special Remedy for Contractor.- (vii) Contractor's Obligation is Absolute.- 15. Suspension and Termination.- (a) Suspension.- (b) Termination by Owner.- (i) Customary Defaults.- (ii) Termination without Cause.- (c) Termination by the Contractor.- 16. Arbitration.- 17. Miscellaneous.- 6. Additional Comments re Supplementary Conditions.- 1. General.- 2. Schedule of Events.- 3. Subsurface Data.- 4. Insurance.- 5. Subcontractors and Suppliers.- 6. Multi-Prime Contracts.- 7. Unit Price Work.- 8. Special Guarantees.- 9. Conditions Precedent to Substantial Completion.- 10. Additional Matters.- 7. Additional Comments Concerning Instructions.- 1. Introduction to New Form.- 2. Definitions.- 3. Qualification of Bidders.- 4. Examination of Work Conditions and Site by Bidder.- 5. Issuing Addenda.- 6. Substitutes.- 7. Subcontractor and Suppliers.- 8. Form of Bid.- 9. Withdrawal of Bid.- 10. Bidding Procedure.- 11. Award.- 12. Supplementary Instructions.- Footnotes.- Appendices.- Cross Reference Index.
Responsibility: John R. Clark.


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