Construction Documents & Services

100 Multiple-Choice Questions and 1 Graphic Vignette
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Division Statement
Application of project management and professional practice knowledge and skills, including the preparation of contract documents and contract administration.

Content Areas

CODES & REGULATIONS
Incorporate building codes, specialty codes, zoning, and other regulatory requirements in construction documents and services.

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
Incorporate sustainable design principles, adaptive reuse concepts, alternative energy systems, new material technologies, and hazardous material mitigation in construction documents.

CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS & PROJECT MANUAL
Prepare and coordinate construction drawings including building systems, product selection, and constructability. Prepare, coordinate, and review general and supplementary conditions and technical specifications.

PROJECT & PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Cost
Prepare estimates of probable construction cost. Consider cost implications of design decisions.

Scheduling & Coordination
Prepare and manage project schedule and coordinate all contract documents including those of consultants.

Project Delivery (including submittals)
Establish project delivery method. Provide contract administration documentation and services.

Contracts & Legal Issues
Review and administer professional services and     construction contracts. Consider issues pertaining to practice including risk management and professional and business ethics.

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BUILDING SECTION
Delineate a building section that integrates structural, mechanical, and lighting systems and incorporates life safety considerations.

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