What is a scope? When we talk about the word scope, what comes to your mind? Generally, we mean a possibility to do something, when we talk about the scope as a word. However, a scope of work may also stand to mean as stated by the Association of Project Management a total of output and incomes along with the work needed to be done in order to produce them. In construction, the scope of work is a general term which is also called a statement of work sometimes and provides a description of the work that can be expected by the client which is performed under a general contract between the two i.e. the client and the construction company.
In a construction project, there may be different hurdles that may appear after the completion of the contract and thus the scope of work has been agreed upon, therefore, the scope of work is always subject to change.
Charting down a construction scope of work can sometimes appear to be a tricky task. If you are pulling your hair out over how to create one of your own then you can use the example provided in this template. It is basically a sample scope of work where a general outline has been provided by a company on how to make a simple yet informative construction scope of work. After providing the organization details you need to add the construction details where the details of the project can be mentioned. Next, to it, the contractor details can be provided along with the additional requirements that you need to add and the tasks and schedules that you need to meet and follow. Under the ‘scope of work’ section you need to state the type of labor and services provided along with a short description and the cost incurred.
Construction scope of work may either done by a client or by their consultants and can be included in the tender documents for construction projects. This template is a sample of a scope of work for construction management and inspection services. One must keep in mind that the nature and format of a construction project plan may differ from project to project. For instance, in this scope of work, you will find a detailed overview of the project and the services. You will find the various general requirements which will supplement the project work. Under the general requirements section the project standards, labor, and equipment, project staffing authority, submitting the final documents and the engineer’s certificate are the main requirements which need to be followed. The scope of work of this project is preparing updates of the construction activities, routing correspondence to the contractor of the project, preparing contract modification orders, etc.
The construction scope of work is very helpful in broad project requirements for the client as well as the supplier. This template is a sample warehouse construction scope of work. TTMLSA requires the services of an engineering company to construct a supply chain warehouse as per the technical drawings and scope of work which the company had designed for the Warehouse Construction. In this scope of work different items that are to be provided by the contractor are listed. The services provided, however, should be in accordance with the specifications and technical drawings of the Agreement. While working on a project, safety measures should be given top priority. The scope of work in a project can be changed after the construction contract has already been awarded. For more details on the process of it, you can seek the help of this template.
Usually, when we use the term scope of work it is denoted to construction activities although there are other wider descriptions of it in other fields. Sometimes, the scope of services as in the services the consultant of a project will be performing in a construction project may also refer to the scope of work of that project. Try not to confuse it with the schedule of work, although it may sound confusing, it is a list without quantities and is generally used in smaller projects. In this template sample scope of work of a construction project of a storage/tractor shed for Heartland Operations Center has been provided which you can use to assess the details and processes of the same.
In this template, you will find a construction scope of work for Saint Mark’s University Parish. The scope of work of a construction project must be clear and detailed so as to avoid any confusion or misinterpretation. Scope of work might include a small and brief overview of the project, the given roles, and responsibilities, the technical considerations, a description of the specific tasks, etc. As given in this sample of work a detailed description of the various changes in different parts of the proposed building(s) such as the facade, church entrance, outdoor patio entry and remodelling of the office space, etc., is given. The proposed construction activities will give the client an overview of what to expect from the project. Thus the scope of work will be beneficial to them.