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5 of 19: Required Contract Provisions for the Public Works Project

Part 5 of Our Series on Construction Project Management Skills

V. Required Contract Provisions for the Public Works Project

A. Prevailing Wages

In employment on public works, the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations must ascertain the prevailing rate of wages in the locality for work of a similar character; and, except for projects of $1,000 or less, or projects carried out by a public agency with its own forces, employees must be paid not less than that amount. Labor Code section 1770, 1771.)

2 of 19: Choosing the Right Procurement Method

Part 2 of Our Series on Construction Project Management Skills

II. Choosing the Right Procurement Method

One of the great debates in construction involves the selection of the "best" way by which the relationship of contractor and owner is established. Ultimately, there is no one method that is superior to all others. The type of project, the participants, legal limitations and schedule all impact and influence the choice of the appropriate procurement model.

A. Design-Bid-Build

1 of 19: Project Management Fundamentals

Part 1 of Our Series on Construction Project Management Skills

I. Project Management Fundamentals

The purpose of this seminar is to provide Project Managers on construction projects with hints, tips and advice from the people who usually come after a project has completed, and sweep up the messes caused by poor management practices, poorly written contract documents, and overly ambitious contractors.

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