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Upcoming Webcast: Embrace Efficiency

Nov 08, 2011

NORCROSS, GA (Nov. 8, 2011)—On November 17, 2011 at 2p.m. (EST), experts from RSMeans, 4Clicks Solutions, LLC, the City of Kansas City, Missouri and On Call Construction at KBR Inc. join forces to host “Embrace Efficiency:  How to Save Time and Cut Costs with Job Order Contracting” – a webcast that will address partnering actions owners can take to promote the successful use of Job Order Contracting (JOC) at their facilities.

The webcast will follow Michael E. Brown, President and Chief Software Architect of 4Clicks Solutions, LLC; Rick Farrag, Director of Operations for On Call Construction at KBR, Inc., PE, PMP; Robert G. Rives, Manager of Facility Services, City of Kansas City Missouri; and moderator, Robert F. Gair, Principal in the RSMeans Business Solutions as they discuss how construction professionals have used JOC to save time and manage projects with reduced costs and resources. 

JOC is a construction project delivery method that provides an avenue for facility managers to receive numerous, commonly encountered construction projects quickly and easily through multi-year contracts.  JOC reduces unnecessary levels of engineering, design, and contract procurement time along with construction project procurement costs by awarding long-term contracts for a wide variety of renovation, repair and construction projects.

Users of Job Order Contracting include:

  • The Military
  • The Federal Government
  • The State and County Governments
  • Higher Education
  • K-12 Education
  • Healthcare

The webcast will be broadcast live starting at 2 p.m. (EST) and will be archived for later viewing.  Registration is complimentary for all participants; pre-registration is required. The moderator will accept questions during the presentation from the internet audience.
 
For more information or to reserve your space at the Nov. 17th webcast, please register at: http://www.reedconstructiondata.com/events/2011/011/embrace-efficiency-how-to-save-time-and-cut-costs-with-job-order-contr/.

About RSMeans
A division of Reed Construction Data and a trusted name in construction costs for more than 60 years, RSMeans is North America’s leading source of construction cost information.  RSMeans offers dependable cost data that is locally relevant, accurate and up-to-date.  Available in a convenient book, CD or online format, RSMeans tools are designed to help owners, developers, architects, engineers, and contractors estimate and control construction costs.  RSMeans specialists are on staff to assist with cost data and estimating needs.  Construction professionals may also utilize seminars and consulting services for added support.  To learn more, visit: www.rsmeans.com.

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