SJCC's Site Survey Podcast

The Unilateral Change Order

An episode of SJCC's Site Survey Podcast

By Scott Jennings
Construction Topics & Talk
Plans Constructability Review: Why, When, & What?
A constructability review of a plan set can greatly benefit the project. On the surface, it looks like it benefits primarily the Owner, but the benefits to the design team and contractor can also be significant. All project parties should encourage this service on their projects.
06:15
August 10, 2018
Credit Unions versus Banks
A credit union is a viable option for many small businesses. Consider the advantages of a credit union over a traditional bank.
05:31
August 10, 2018
Equipment – Buy, Rent, RTO, RPO, Lease - Which One???
Construction equipment is a necessary tool to perform many types of construction work. How to acquire the equipment has a significant effect on the financial aspect of a company. There are many options which should be considered when temporarily or permanently acquiring a piece of gear. http://sjcivil.net/news/equipment-buy-rent-rto-rpo-lease-which-one/
08:17
August 10, 2018
Inventory Tracking: A Money Saver
Construction companies have inventories that should be managed to improve efficiency and, in turn, improve the bottom line. Consider a mobile solution or at least one that gets away from the clipboard. http://sjcivil.net/assets/inventory-tracking-a-money-saver/
05:13
July 26, 2018
Top 10: Basic Business Etiquette
Landing the work has enough challenges in meeting the scope, schedule, and cost requirements of the client. You’re defeating yourself if you can’t be polite and practice simple business etiquette. http://sjcivil.net/sjcc/top-10-basic-business-etiquette/
05:28
July 20, 2018
The Unilateral Change Order
The purpose of a change order is to add work to an existing contract. Ideally this work is added with mutually agreeable terms in scope, time, and cost. These terms often cannot be agreed upon and contractors feel coerced into signing the document. Consider not signing the change order. http://sjcivil.net/white-paper/the-unilateral-change-order/
06:15
July 13, 2018
Project Management Triple Constraint
There’s an adage, fast/cheap/good, pick any two. This relates to the Project Management Triple Constraint. It also has other names like Iron Triangle and Project Triangle. http://sjcivil.net/sjcc/project-management-triple-constraint/
03:32
July 5, 2018
Why Track Extra Costs and How
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
05:25
June 30, 2018
Balance Sheet: Knowing the Basics of Liabilities
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
05:20
June 30, 2018
All Zeroes One Code
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
04:50
June 30, 2018
The $5 Casio
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
01:58
June 30, 2018
Estimate Handoff
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
05:25
June 30, 2018
Conversion of Inches to Feet in Decimals
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
01:45
June 30, 2018
Calc of WC, GL, & Bonds in your Estimates
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
04:44
June 30, 2018
Where to use QR codes today
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
04:48
June 30, 2018
Engineers and Architects Gotta Step It Up!
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
04:08
June 30, 2018
Proposal Terms & Conditions
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
03:36
June 30, 2018
I See Claims
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
04:53
June 30, 2018
Why Hire a Management Consultant
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
04:49
June 30, 2018
Letter Writing
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
05:45
June 30, 2018
A Cheap Lawyer
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
04:54
June 30, 2018
Standardized Docs
The very first episode of SJCC's Site Survey!
06:22
June 30, 2018
RFI Notice
Latest episode of SJCC's Site Survey
07:09
June 30, 2018
DEF
Latest episode of SJCC's Site Survey
04:20
June 30, 2018
Two for Today: Taxes & Fuel
Do two things today to improve your company: (1) check to make sure you are current on your 940 and 941 taxes and (2) make sure you’re reviewing your fuel bill. http://sjcivil.net/accounting/two-for-today-taxes-and-fuel/
05:41
June 28, 2018
Cost versus Price
Cost and price are two different measures of money in a construction bid. Knowing the difference is fundamental and can improve profit. http://sjcivil.net/estimating/cost-versus-price/
08:22
June 28, 2018
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