Construction “Critical Path Method” CPM scheduling in California included:
1- Developing Work Breakdown Structures (WBS): List all utility, engineering, and construction activities are broken down by phases, areas, and type of work.
2- Including procurement activities as per project specifications.
3- Assigning specific calendars that include defined holidays as well as weather days.
4- Running several what-if scenarios in order to optimize the sequence of operations.
5- Testing and analyzing the longest path of the project.
6- Developing the logic, sequence, and diagrams in order to avoid high float values.
7- Then, Developing activity coding, including; responsible parties, phasing, and also a category of work.
8- Generating a detailed narrative report with risk identification and analysis, furthermore the potential impact of major areas in the project
Resource loading in construction schedule in California included:
They worked with manpower and resources loading, cash flow projection, monitoring cost performance, and monthly construction schedule progress updates:
1- Assigning direct Crew to all construction activities and identify man-hours throughout the job.
2- Providing the status of potential resources availability and their feasibility for the project.
3- Then, Developing and analyzing the resource profile histogram to level resources.
Construction Delay Analysis and Time extension Claims in California:
Construction project management in California team has also worked on successful Delay analysis and time extension claims.
1- Risk and delays assessment
2- Identify major areas of slippage
3- Delay impact analysis and recovery actions
4- Then, Develop a narrative report; shall include activities started in the month (with actual start dates), activities completed during the month (with actual start and completion dates), activities in progress (with estimated remaining durations), and activities scheduled to start in the following month (with estimated start dates).
A list of approved logic changes, a list of proposed logic changes, new activities, and deleted activities.
CPM Scheduling in California: Recommendations for adjusting the Construction Progress Schedule in order to meet contractual milestone completion dates (includes why the schedule needs to be adjusted, e.g., change orders in the construction schedule, weather delays, contractor resources, etc.)