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Construction Fundamentals - 750 req. hrs
Learn project-dependent construction processes and sequences
Read and understand blueprints and specifications, including but not limited to general building documents, shop drawings, etc.
Develop familiarity with construction software, mobile applications (tablets, apps), and Building Information Modeling (BIM).
Develop Site Plans: site safety, site access, on-site access, site drainage, and water control.
Attend and conduct safety meetings; know and communicate importance of personal Protective Equipment (PPE); conduct “Toolbox Talks”
Learn and follow regulatory requirements regarding jobsite safety: human and environmental.
Estimating and Construction Documents - 1500 req. hrs
Perform basic materials takeoffs to quantify project components using conventional methods and software
Attend project site inspections to facilitate understanding site conditions and restrictions
Become familiar with all manner of construction documents, including but not limited to: a. Invitation(s) to bid; b. Requests for Proposals (RFPs); c. Instructions to bidders and bid forms general and supplementary contract conditions; e. technical specifications; f. construction drawings.
Utilize contract documents and specifications to interpret and determine scope(s) of work
Use determined scope of work to establish estimates of various kinds, including but not limited to: production, procurement, materials, and subcontracting possibilities
Create, organize, and maintain vendor/subcontractor lists to facilitate quotes for projects.
Superintendence - 1500 req. hrs
Develop a thorough understanding of construction processes and sequences
Assist in implementation of Site Plan: set-up, temporary utilities, security, communication, permits, signage, job posting requirements, safety protocols, and work schedule(s)
Assist and prepare daily logs, reports, and coordination meetings
Attend and conduct daily work plan reviews, and discuss potential risks with subcontractors
Conduct field inspections to ensure work performed conforms to contract documents and specifications
Assist/develop Requests for Information (RFIs) to design team and issue noncormance reports to contractors
Coordinate required inspections with appropriate agencies, departments, etc.
Perform job progress inspections and completion list inspections
Ensure project cleanliness and organization.
Safety, Health, and the Workplace - 48 req. hrs
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training – must comply with Section 201-g of the Labor Law
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 30-hour Construction Safety Course
OSHA 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) Training
New York City Department of Buildings (NYCDOB)-approved 8-hour Superintendents Site Safety Coordinator Course (and/or Refresher) (if applicable)
NYCDOB-approved 40-hour Site Safety Manager Course (if applicable) Right-to-Know/Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
Scaffold User/Suspended Scaffolding/Ladder Safety Local Building Codes
Industry Code Standards (such as NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC); International Plumbing Code (IPC)
Safety Culture Training (such as Incident and Injury-Free (IIF)TM)
Blueprints, Specifications, Documents, Programs - 48 req. hrs
Plan and Specification Reading
Project Documents (e.g., submittals, transmittals, change orders, RFIs)
Project Management Software and Computer Applications: tablet, cloud-based, BIM, document control software