The Turner project team working at Three White Flint North, the 14-story, 366,000 square foot future home of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Bethesda, Maryland is using Lean construction methods including Building Information Modeling tools to reduce waste and rework and improve operational efficiency.
The team and trade contractors are using 3D, digital models to identify and resolve clashes and other issues prior to construction. The trade contractors are also using 3D, digital models to produce shop drawings, leveraging the 3D data to prefabricate system assemblies off-site. Off-site fabrication reduces material waste and transportation costs. Because they are able to fabricate off-site, trade contractors can deliver material and systems on a just-in-time, as-needed basis, which allows for a more controlled and predictable installation process on-site.
The Turner team is using a combination of 4D schedule visualization – linking the model to the schedule— and the Last Planner System™ to conduct collaborative “pull” sessions with trade contractors. This scheduling method identifies interdependencies between construction trades, working backwards from project milestones. During these “pull” sessions, each trade drives out hidden buffers and contingencies by committing to produce and install only what the next trade requires. The Last Planner System™ is one of the primary tools in Lean construction for making jobsite processes more predictable.
The team is also using Turner c.docs, a construction-phase, digital document management system which has helped them minimize printing and shipping costs. Turner c.docs has also helped to make information more readily available in the field, enabling more rapid and informed decision-making. Digital construction documents, which can be viewed on mobile computing devices, mean that when the team refers to drawings they know not only they are referring to the latest, conformed set, but that all other members of the team are referring to the latest set as well.
The Turner team at White Flint North is using technology as part of a larger, Lean methodology to create a culture of continuous improvement on their site. They know it is important to evaluate all processes and workflows to identify where process improvement methods like Lean can be applied.
Manage, evaluate and assess information related to MEP systems necessary to construct the project on time, within budget and to the quality specified by the contract documents. Has supervisory responsibility for Assistant Engineers, Engineering Assistants, and Interns. The MEP Engineer is the individual on the project responsible for building the MEP systems “on paper.”
Reports to MEP Manager, Project Engineer, Project Manager, Project Executive.
Leads, directs and coordinates the work of subcontractors and/or Turner trade labor. The Superintendent is responsible for ensuring safety, schedule delivery, quality of work performed and adherence to budget of the project. The Superintendent has supervisory responsibility for Assistant Superintendents, Field Engineers, Interns and trade labor in his/her area of responsibility.
Reports to: Project Superintendent, Project Manager or Project Executive
Provides overall marketing support to the Chief Innovation Officer, National Lean Manager, and National BIM Manager creating high quality proposals, presentations, correspondence, and marketing materials.
Reports to: National BIM Manager
Manage, evaluate and assess information necessary to construct the project on time, within budget and to the quality specified by the contract documents. Has supervisory responsibility for Assistant Engineers, Engineering Assistants, and Interns. The Engineer is the individual on the project responsible for building the overall project “on paper.”
Reports to: Project Engineer, Project Manager or Project Executive
The Claims Manager is responsible for managing day-to-day insurance and claims matters at the local BU level. The position may supervise Business Unit Claims Coordinators and/or Sr. Claims Coordinators.
The Insurance Manager is responsible for managing day-to-day insurance and claims matters at the local BU level. The position may supervise Business Unit Insurance Coordinators and/or Sr. Insurance Coordinators.
Position Description: Lead all financial administration and fiscal management aspects of the project. The Accountant will ensure that all team members, including project manager, superintendent, and engineer are following Turner Financial Policy and Procedures, and will communicate any potential profitability or risk to management.
Reports to: Accounting Manager, Senior Accountant
The VDC Engineer will manage, evaluate and assess model-based information from design team, trade subcontractors, and others necessary to construct the project as specified by the contract documents. Has supervisory responsibility for VDC Coordinators, and Interns. The VDC Engineer is the individual on the project responsible for building the overall project “digitally first.”
Reports to: VDC Project Manager, Project Engineer, Project Manager or Project Executive Additionally has "dotted Line" relationship for coordination and support with: VDC Project Manager or VDC Manager.
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