Feb 07, 2023  
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CET 307 - Field Orientation

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course is required for students who do not take the Field Coop. It will acquaint a student with field operations. The role of the superintendent and project manager will be discussed, as well as the relationship between the contractor and owner. Visits will be made to local projects to observe construction procedures.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of 32 credit hours of CET credit courses. Written permission from the CET faculty is required to substitute this course for 2 credits of the 5-credit CET 305  requirement
Competencies
  1. Accurately discuss the defined duties of the following
    1. The superintendent
    2. The project manager
    3. The Civil Engineering Technician
  2. Understand the relationship and duties of the contractor and owner
    1. Contract Obligations
    2. Gentlemen’s Agreements
    3. Liability
  3. Be able to diagram a basic construction schedule
  4. Visit and report on each of the following major project categories
    1. Grading
    2. Bridge or culvert
    3. Asphalt Cement Concrete
    4. Portland Cement Concrete



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