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Pipeline Podcast: Best of 2020

Here’s a look back as we’ve had some great topics in 2020 for new and experienced contractors, engineers, estimators, and owners. Related Articles https://conta.cc/39bylFM

Top 7 Reads of 2020

While we’re getting 2021 off to a good start, take a look back at our most popular articles in 2020. Here’s our top 7 reads of 2020: Related Articles https://conta.cc/2XgpWeR

Scott Jennings, P.E.: Subject Matter Expert

Mr. Jennings has decades of experience in the construction industry, from contractor to executive. Below are publications that have asked Mr. Jennings to provide his experienced-based insight on industry topics. Forecasting with Confidence – How Contractors Can Solve Four Common Challenges Breaking Down Data – How Data Organization Solves Today’s […]

Incidental: What’s in a Word?

Executive Summary The word “incidental” is common to the construction industry and it can be damning if you’re not careful. Understand what you’re committing to when you enter that unit price in the bid proposal when it requires “all incidental costs be included”. What is this word, incidental? Incidental, included, […]

Delay Types – Top 4 List

Executive Summary Contractors experience all sorts of delays. This article covers what, arguably, may be the four most common types: inexcusable, excusable, compensable, and concurrent. Where do I Start with a Delay Analysis? Projects can be delayed for multiple reasons and the first question that must be asked to assign […]

Starting a Construction Business: a 5-Minute “How To”

Executive Summary Starting a construction business has its unique requirements. These plus the norms will get you up and running at your new construction business. Step 1. Do You Know What You’re Doing? This is the first question to ask yourself as you are getting ready to enter, as my […]

Foundations: Shallow vs Deep – What’s the Difference?

Executive Summary Our nation’s infrastructure bears on many types of foundations. Generally speaking, they can be classified into two different types: shallow or deep foundations. What’s a foundation? Loads on structures are created by all sorts of sources. Just the pure weight of the structure, or people walking in or […]

Pre-Bid Questioning to the Owner or Yourself

Executive Summary Many challenges in a project can be flushed out in the pre-bid phase with clear and concise questioning to the Owner. Consider these questions as a part of your bidding procedure. The Bidding Procedure The procedure’s quite simple: there’s an advertisement phase, an estimating phase, and then the […]

Financial Protection for the General Contractor & Owner: Two Ways

Executive Summary When making regular payments throughout the lifespan of a construction project, there are two main ways a general contractor or owner can achieve a significant level of financial protection: the joint check and/or the lien release. The Payment Process Most construction projects pay on a monthly basis. Payments […]

Please Cough – The One Thing to Do This Week

Executive Summary Caring about your employees is human and it’s good for business. Combine the two to create solid and long-lasting relationships plus a healthy business. Send your employees to the doctor. Regularly. I’m in construction, why do I care? You care about your employees and co-workers because you’re human. […]

Setting the Bid Unit Price: 2 Main Reasons for Unbalancing

Executive Summary Setting of bid prices on a unit price bid can have significant effects on the financial performance of a project. Set your unit prices in your proposals to have positive impact. Be strategic. Balanced Bid PricesA balanced bid price is when each of the bid items shares equally […]

Top 6 Ingredients of a Letter

Executive Summary Letters in the construction industry, during the course of a project, usually are reserved for contentious issues or to satisfy notification requirements. Here are six of the most important and common ingredients in these letters. Why do we Write Letters?  Emails are commonplace these days, but writing a […]

Pipe Goes Bang!

Executive Summary Any noise beyond liquid simply flowing in a pipe is likely not a good thing. Two potentially dangerous noises in pipes/pumping systems are water hammer and cavitation. What Noises are “bad” Noises? Whether it’s water in your own pipes at home, or you’re in a pump station with, […]

Day Labeling: Insult Your Client with Simplicity

Executive Summary Construction contracts are almost always measured in some sort of day: a working day or a calendar day. In analysis and project communication, kill the doubt for the reader and always define the type of day in every use of the word “day”. What’s a Work Day? A […]

Closer to 1.30, not 1.50

Executive Summary A common mistake in estimating is the cost of an overtime manhour.  Overtime is generally not one and one-half times the straight time rate.  It’s usually closer to 1.30. What’s in a labor rate? A labor rate is a combination of three numbers:  the base rate, the tax, […]

Fire! Run to It, Not From It!

Executive Summary Construction often times does not go per plan. These unexpected variances in the plan can make or break a job. How you treat these “fires” can define your effectiveness as a manager. What could go wrong? In construction there’s dozens, if not hundreds or thousands of things, that […]

Contract Mapping: A Valuable Tool in Your Toolbox

Executive Summary Contract interpretation can be difficult for a construction professional. Contracts are comprised of thousands of words and hundreds of paragraphs. Consider “contract mapping” to help quickly guide you through a contract. Give me numbers, not words. Most construction professionals are technically minded and/or visually geared. This is to […]

Bid Day: You Better Honor Your Bid, Mr. Subcontractor

Executive Summary As a general contractor you can rely on your subcontractor’s bid on bid day as a binding agreement. But not in all states. Read on to learn about protection granted by the Doctrine of Promissory Estoppel.  Call Your Attorney  I’m not a lawyer, and I don’t know what […]

An Hour’s not an Hour, and it’s Certainly not a Day

Executive Summary There are differences in an hour: a manhour, a crewhour, a 50-minute hour. And an hour’s not a day, so there is another calculation for a manday. Here is a quick explanation of these estimating terms. Definitions There are several ways to estimate the cost of construction work. […]

Anatomy of a Change

Executive Summary Construction changes are generally handled in a similar way in most contracts. As a contractor you can develop good habits and controls to ensure you capture time and cost impacts. Anatomy of a Change Changes occur in a majority of construction contracts. Knowing how to track them and […]

Shhh, You’re being Recorded – and Two Other Tips

Executive Summary Just three random important things for contractors that didn’t make up an article all on their own: the legality of audio recording, running one man short, the golden rule of bid forms. What’s this article about? It’s about being a smart contractor in the easiest of ways. Learn […]

Quantifying the Loss in Labor Productivity: the MCAA Factors

Executive Summary There are very few “court-accepted” ways a contractor can quantify his or her loss as a result of labor productivity, or lack thereof. MCAA’s (Mechanical Contractors Association of America, Inc.) document PD 2 Factors Affecting Labor Productivity is one of the most widely used methods in practice. See […]

Cash v. Accrual Accounting – Whatchu Talkin’ About Willis?

Executive Summary There are basic differences between cash and accrual accounting.  Here’s a quick review. What is Accounting? Sounds simple, right?  It’s just keeping track of money in a business. And money only does one of two things – it either goes in the bank account, or out of the […]

How to do a Job Cost Projection: Cutting through the Fog – Part 2

You can find Part 1 here. Let’s run through an example. Let’s do an example so you see some of the challenges. Let’s take one cost code in your budget – let’s look at roadway subgrade. Below we have the budget for this cost. You can see the cost code […]

How to do a Job Cost Projection: Cutting through the Fog – Part 1

Executive summary. An accurate job cost projection is vital to Company survival. And it’s not too complicated if you know the budget, the timing of your costs, and can do a little bit of estimating. It’s NOT about blindly relying on quantities completed! What’s a projection? It also carries different […]

Building the Future Scholarship

BUILDING THE FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP SJ Construction Consulting, LLC (SJCC) understands the value of keeping highly motivated, hard-working, ethical, and educated persons in the construction workforce. The Building the Future Scholarship aims to do just that. Whether these contributors to the construction industry are in the trades, engineering, or in management, […]

Mistaken Taboo: Project Overhead

Executive summary. Field overhead carries different names with different contractors and owners. Discussed here is what field overhead is, and why it’s important for owners to understand. Project estimation. When a construction project is estimated, a good estimate will be one that captures all costs related to a project. These costs include, […]

Scheduling

SCHEDULING SJCC provides scheduling in both Oracle PrimaveraTM and Microsoft ProjectTM for contractors and owners. Typical services for our clients follow: Contractors Owners Construction Managers Baseline generation Program management Submittal review Monthly updates Design and bidding calendar Claim defense Resource loading Submittal review Intelligent and simple graphics for presentation to […]

The #1 Driver of a Construction Claim

Executive Summary A construction claim is a dispute in the Work as it was contemplated in the original construction documents. However, a large percentage of what drives a claim is not the Contract. It’s the people. It’s personalities. The Spark Losing money. That’s what drives contractors to spar with an […]

Don’t Be Charlie Brown’s Teacher

Executive summary. If you are interested in communicating information to your audience, and you want your audience to absorb and remember what you’re saying, communicate effectively. Communicate using vocabulary, tempo, brevity, and body language that your client understands and wants. It’s not about you. It’s about them. They need to get […]

Webinars

Force Majeure & Differing Site Conditions during COVID-19 COVID Construction Insurance & Bonding during COVID-19 Small/Medium Business Cybersecurity & Best Practices during COVID-19

Better the Devil You Know

Executive summary. Many folks make changes based on temporary pains. More often than not, better the devil you know that the devil you don’t.  The problem. It happens with a girlfriend, a new service provider, or a material supplier. You’ve been in this relationship for some time and the performance has been less than desired, […]

Estimating: It’s an Art and a Science

Executive summary. Construction estimating isn’t wholly about the numbers. It involves a “feel” in its execution. This is why many say estimating is an art and a science. What is estimating? An estimate is just that. An estimate. Not an exactimate. Getting low on bid day or successfully negotiating a job isn’t […]

Small/Medium Business Cybersecurity & Best Practices during COVID-19

In this webinar we discussed small/medium business cybersecurity and best practices, especially during COVID-19. It is always a good time to check-in on the security of your network, computers, and websites. And now with your employees, and data, working remotely, cybersecurity is critical.

Bond Premium and the Project Time Extension

Executive summary. Most traditional bond rates have two variables in their cost: the contract value and the time threshold. Do not forget to include both in time extension negotiations. What’s in a bond rate? The bond rate from your surety agent comes in two parts: (1) the cost as a […]

Video Conferencing Softwares: a Quick Review

Executive summary. Many video conferencing softwares are in existence. Which one suits you best? Which ones are easiest to use? Here’s one users’ opinion. What do these softwares do? The concept is simple: hold a “face-to-face” meeting with colleagues from anywhere across town or around the world. And it works. […]

Dear Owner, No Change Orders Thank You

Executive summary. Most Project Owners are convinced that Contractors thrive on change orders. The truth is that most would prefer to have none. Read below a sort of open letter to Owners. Speed. I feel the need, the need for speed [QR]. Mr. Owner, when I signed this contract, I […]

Construction Insurance & Bonding during COVID-19

Webinar Audio Only Presentation About An overview and Q&A on how the current pandemic conditions are impacting construction insurance and bonding. How the pandemic will impact a business’ insurance and bonding will vary depending on the role your business plays in the construction industry. General trends are already appearing, so […]

I Didn’t Ask for a Lamborghini

Executive summary. Extra work on a construction project must be delivered at fair and reasonable prices. Owners should know they have this right in their Contract, and Contractors should know the owners have this right too. Here comes the extra work. A new scope of work has been added to […]

Letters to the Owner Need to Tell, Not Ask

Executive summary. Most contractors use letters to communicate significant events in a project. Use letters to tell. Use RFIs to ask. Letters for when and for what. Generally speaking, during a construction project, letters are used by contractors to owners at significant or milestone-type events. Common reasons for letters include: […]

“Boosting” Job Profits on Equipment Purchase – on Paper

Executive summary. Whether in a bid situation or a change order negotiation, there is a way to boost your profit on paper by not “job costing” your equipment. Let’s talk depreciation. And whatever you do, make sure to talk to your CPA after reading this. It’s much more complicated than […]

Force Majeure & Differing Site Conditions (Webinar Resources)

Thanks for attending the webinar. Video Presentation Audio Only Resources Below are links to items that were discussed during the presentation: City & County of Honolulu General Terms & Conditions State of Hawaii Department of Transportation General Provisions for Construction Projects State of Hawaii Interim General Conditions, 1999 Edition, Public […]

But What Does It Smell Like?

Executive summary. Field experience is necessary to be a best of class construction and engineering professional. Can you or your employee relate to today’s article? Can you write your own article with similar anecdotes to these below? If you cannot, schedule some time in the field. I built this project. […]

Force Majeure & Differing Site Conditions – Notification and Response

FREE WEBINARForce Majeure & Differing Site Conditions – Notification and Response  Scott Jennings, P.E.SJ ConstructionConsulting, LLC sj@sjcivil.com808-271-5150 Scott I. Batterman, Esq.Clay Chapman IwamuraPulice & Nervell,Attorneys at Law sib@paclawteam.com808-535-8410 Location: Live Online WebinarDate: Thursday, March 26, 2020Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am HST Scott Jennings, P.E. will facilitate a live 2-hour webinar […]

Project Parties – Who does what?

Executive summary.  The management structure of sizable projects usually involves four major parties:  the owner, the construction manager, the designer, and the contractor.  Here’s how project management is structured and what the parties’ responsibilities are in two common project delivery methods. Project conception.  Let’s take a sample project, say, a […]

Signing a Change Order: What to look for

Executive summary. Ensure that before you sign a change order, all of the necessary components of your negotiation are included. Here’s what to look for in a change order before you sign it. And don’t forget – you don’t have to sign it. What is a change order? It’s a […]

What Information Governs: Order of Precedence

Executive summary. As a construction professional in the field, when information conflicts between plans and specifications, you should immediately seek the order of precedence section of your contract for guidance. What is order of precedence? In a construction project, the contractor is directed on the makeup of the final product […]

Notice: Writing the Letter

Executive summary. There’s almost nothing more important than notifying your client, in accordance with the Contract, of a time and/or cost impact. Learn how to do it here. What is “notice” and why is it so important? If you had a contractor working on your home and on the presumed […]

Legal Word of the Day: Contemporaneous

Executive Summary In a construction matter, the quality of evidence can be as important as the evidence itself. Using contemporaneous information can be invaluable in your legal matter against an opposing party. What is this word, contemporaneous? In layman’s terms it means recording information as it happens. A note recorded […]

The Joint Venture Estimate: Setup is Key

Executive summary. Whether bidding a job together in one shared document, or running comparison estimates, the setup in a joint venture effort is critical to success. Consider establishing the following before starting your estimating effort. And, be consistent. Be consistent. Why setup is so critical. There’s nothing more important in […]

Optimizing the Contractor’s Professional Engineer

Executive summary. Do you often need a professional engineer to facilitate the construction at your projects? Here’s how to pick your engineer and to guarantee the quickest turnaround of the product you need. Needing a professional engineer. You have traffic control, concrete formwork, deep excavations, shored trenches, worker tie-offs, or […]

Wanna Eat? Help me Kill

Executive summary. Maintaining employment is a factor of your performance, but for construction and engineering firms it is largely dependent on a firm’s ability to bring in project after project. Who’s responsible for bringing in these projects? The answer lies below. The business model. Construction and engineering firms usually do […]

Laos: Infrastructure / Means & Methods

Executive Summary. You’re probably reading this from America or Canada. Ever wonder what the infrastructure and construction means and methods are like in a smaller less developed country like Laos? [For those who haven’t tapped into Google yet to find out where Laos is, it’s a landlocked country adjacent to […]

Earthwork: What’s a Cubic Yard?

Executive summary. A cubic yard is not a cubic yard when it comes to earthwork estimating and field operations. Know the difference to best estimate productions and to negotiate pricing in the field.  Estimating earthwork. Let’s say you’re at your daughter’s soccer game and you’ve been asked to excavate a […]

Takeoff: Beyond the Drawings

Executive Summary. Takeoff is a primary function in the estimation of construction costs. A good takeoff includes more than is plainly seen on the drawings. Here is discussed the definition and purpose of takeoff along with what makes a takeoff good. What is takeoff? Takeoff is the first step in […]

From Me to You: Things I’ve Learned as a Professional

Executive Summary. Advice for life in general, and professional life, is often gleaned by the sharing of lessons and anecdotes. Here are some lessons to apply to both home and work. My resume. I’m 49 years old. I’m not young anymore, but I’m not too old yet either. It could […]

Introduction to Contractor Estimating

Executive Summary.  The reader is introduced to the process of contractor estimating from initial project evaluation through the call for bond, the takeoff, the actual estimating of a civil project, an even the turn in of the bid. Bid Evaluation and call for bond.  Contractors consider many facets of a […]

Designers Design, Constructors Construct: Drawings Constructability Review

Executive Summary. A constructability review can significantly and positively impact a project. But what is it and what are the third-party reviewers looking for in their review? Here we look just at the drawings/plan review (not the specification and contract review). What is it? A constructability review is a third […]

Designing with Cost in Mind

Executive Summary.  Contractors are often brought into a project in the design phase to minimize cost.  Here are some guidelines on infrastructure project cost cutting measures from a Contractor’s viewpoint – it’s advice to a design team. How estimating is done.  In civil infrastructure work, most contractors use crew-based methods […]

The Lookahead Schedule and 90/60/30

Executive Summary.  Once the project starts, it is the Contractor’s project management team’s responsibility to update the client on a regular, usually weekly, basis.  This is done graphically using a lookahead schedule in bar chart format (also known as a Gantt Chart).  Here we discuss the contents and reliability of […]

Cracks in Construction

Executive Summary. Cracks in construction provide information to a superintendent. We identify what you’re seeing and what it could mean in specific scenarios. Where are cracks seen? Cracks are seen in naturally occurring materials and construction materials used in the building process. Cracks can occur in Timber Concrete Soil What […]

Needed Software for a Contractor

Executive Summary. What are the “necessities” for software and apps for your construction business? Here’s a look at what’s out there – software and/or apps that are in use by successful firms to accomplish necessary functions in your business. What do I need? If you’re doing more than a million […]

Is One RFI One Too Many?

Executive Summary. How many RFIs (requests for information) are too many on a construction project? Is it time, is it possible, to tie the number of RFIs on a job to the cost impact suffered by a contractor? What is an RFI? “RFI” is an acronym standing for Request for […]

If Cash is King, Time’s the Queen

Executive Summary. Time for any business is critical, perhaps more so in construction than many other industries. The role of time and its effect on a contractor are discussed here. Cash is king. Most construction companies have seen times when cash has been tight. If you can’t manage cash, it’s a […]

Time, an Owner’s Achille’s Heel

Executive Summary. Discussed here, by a contractor, is arguably the #1 area of recommended improvement for infrastructure owners with fiduciary responsibility. The area in need of improvement: response time to construction issues. Where does time cost an owner money? The number one place time costs an owner money is in response time. […]

Microsoft Excel v. Microsoft Project v. Primavera P6

Executive Summary.  In the construction industry, there are three main tools used for scheduling.  Pros and cons of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, and Primavera P6 are all briefly discussed. The Three Main Options.  I still see schedules done on paper in the industry, and it works too, but here we […]

Live Crew Cost Clicker

Executive Summary. Education of your staff or of your client can be effectively done using SJ Construction Consulting LLC’s (SJCC) Crew Cost Clicker. Don’t talk about the cost per hour of a crew, show it. Live.  The Clicker. Runjob Software partnered with SJCC to develop a simple, yet effective, visual […]

Construction Law Bible

Executive Summary If you work for a public works construction contractor or you do construction management on public works jobs, Administration of Government Contracts by John Cibinic, Jr. and Ralph C. Nash, Jr. is the bible for governmental law. A very brief background from a construction professional, not a lawyer, is […]

Davis-Bacon, OSHA, Jones Act, and Buy American

Executive Summary. A quick background on terms you hear every day in federal construction contracting: Davis-Bacon, OSHA, Jones Act, and Buy American. The terms. Each of the items in the title were introduced by the federal government. Here’s a quick background on each of them. Davis-Bacon Act – Senator James […]

Embedding Cost Control Culture into the Project Cycle

By Scott Jennings, P.E. This article was originally published in CFMA’s Building Profits April 2019 Sometimes financial situations can cause a contractor to fail. But these mishaps can likely be avoided.  Forecasting and managing the timely implementation and execution of cost controls can considerably impact effective bidding. In fact, cost […]

The Basics of Advanced Scheduling Terminology

Executive Summary. It’s important as a contractor, or even as an owner’s representative, to know a bit more than the basics of scheduling.  Familiarity of some of the terms is helpful regardless of what side of the table you’re on:  Contractor or Owner.  The terms.  When a project starts to […]

A Crane with Wings!

Executive Summary.  Construction equipment is always evolving in its attempt to increase safety and efficiency of construction. One newer technology is the use of “wings” on construction cranes. Learn more about the wings on the Manitowoc®Grove GMK6400 MegaWingLiftTM crane here.  Our partial analysis showed a lifting capacity increase of up to 68%. […]

Fleet Management: Ways to Gather Data

Executive Summary. Several means exist in the way of gathering data from your operating fleet. Here are the basic ways and then a quick explanation of current technology.  The Basics of Data Collection. Many contractors, or companies with large on/offroad fleets and/or construction equipment, use somethingto track their assets’ location and/or performance: Clipboard […]

Instant Resolution of Contractor Overhead Daily Cost

Executive Summary.  Projects often experience delays for which the Contractor is awarded additional time.  The determination of the per day reimbursement to the Contractor for this time is fraught with protracted analysis and negotiation.  Owners should consider the time related overhead bid item for instant resolution. The Problem.  It happens every day – the […]

Timecard Collection – Like You’ve Never Heard

Executive Summary.  One of the top complaints of construction employers is the collection of completed timecards – in a timely manner that is.  Here is a suggestion for improvement you probably haven’t heard. What sort of timecard?  Although this phenomenon of untimely timecard collection happens to salaried employees who simply […]

Freight Terms Over Land

If you’ve ever seen a quote from a supplier, or you’ve taken delivery of a product on a jobsite, there’s always a term, or an acronym or two on the paperwork which may look foreign to you. Here’s some common freight lingo you should know…

What is Section Modulus, S?

Executive Summary:  One of the most basic properties of a beam is its section modulus. How does the section modulus, S, come into play in structural design?  And, why should I care? What is a beam?  Keeping it simple here, a beam is a horizontal member supported at two ends.  When you stand in the […]

Avoid Claims with a Pre-Bid Analysis

In a best case scenario, a construction claim will make the contractor financially whole again on the matter. In a worst case scenario, the contractor goes out of business. Most claims conclude somewhere in between with all parties unhappy.

About Us

    Doug Idedi@sjcivil.comCV Doug is a seasoned construction professional with nearly 40 years of experience with a variety of projects including cogeneration plants, power generation plants, water and wastewater treatment plants, pump stations, and manufacturing facilities. His career began as a field engineer and exceptional performance led to promotions […]

The Internal Pre-Con: Top 10

Contractors usually are mandated to attend a pre-construction meeting with the Owner. There’s no reason not to also have an internal pre-construction meeting.

Training: Now I see the Value

The benefits of training can be great for numerous reasons. You’re making capitalinvestments, you should also treat your employeesas an asset worthy of investment too.

Choosing a Construction Consultant

Once the decision is made to engage a consultant, choosing the firm to assist you can be one of the biggest challenges. Consider asking key questions to flush out the quality and value of the service.

Construction Claims Hierarchy

Construction claims are an unfortunate part of the construction process in today’s world. When you have a claim, know the order of hierarchy in your presentation of the data for maximum remuneration from the client.

Customized Programming: Easy Access and Low Cost

Executive Summary: There are no perfect software solutions out there for many industries. Many companies must settle for “close enough” to achieve their control goals. If you have relatively simple needs, considering a custom program may vastly improve your efficiency for less cost than you think. What do you mean, […]

Some Basic Analysis Techniques in Claim Preparation

Executive Summary: A claim is made because a contractor has lost money and/or time on a project. The method is chosen by the contractor to substantiate these costs can vary. Some popular methods of calculating cost are presented. What and why do I have a claim? In a perfect world, and […]

The Unilateral Change Order

  Executive Summary: 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. Origination […]

A Quickie on DEF

Executive Summary: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implemented a rule on May 11, 2004 [QR1] which rocked the construction industry. It has made DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) a household name. What is DEF?  What is DEF? DEF is an acronym which stands for Diesel Exhaust Fluid. It’s a liquid. It’s […]

Contractor Tools

Here are some tools to use daily to make sure you get the job done right! Software We use and recommend the following software: Stack: Construction Takeoff There’s no better time to set your team up for bidding success. Say goodbye to inaccurate, time-consuming takeoff and estimating processes and hello […]

Construction Contract Review Basics

Executive Summary:  Each day we hand contracts down to our subs or we are signing contracts down from Owners or General Contractors.  Know some of the basics of what to look for here. What is and when will I ever use a Contract?  A contract is a laying out of […]

Clients – Covering North America and the Pacific

SJCC has had the pleasure of doing business with the following: A-C | D-G | H-K | M-O | P-R | S-T | U-Z A-C ACI Northwest, Coeur d’Alene, IDAdvantage Demolition, Ontario, CAAhtna Environmental, Inc., Anchorage, AKAll Phase Construction, Citrus Heights, CAAlpha Hawaii, Inc., Kahului, Maui, HIAmerican Council of Engineering […]

Previous Episodes & Back Issues

Previous Episodes Subscribe and listen to the Pipeline Podcast and check out back issues of the Pipeline Newsletter below. Click here for more past episodes. Back Issues Click here for individual articles. 2021 Week 3: Incidental: What’s in a word? Week 2: Pipeline Podcast: Best of 2020 Week 1: Top […]