2Construction Companies Each “company” will have 5 members:Project DirectorArchitectTransportation ChiefAccountantChief CarpenterAll members will act as carpenters
3Project DirectorKeeps schedule, makes sure all company employees do their jobsKeeps daily journal of company’s progress, records problems & solutionsSigns and approves building plans, checks and order formsMakes sure site is neat and organizedCleans up and stores bridge each dayDoes NOT draw plans, do accounting, or perform any duties listed for other company members
4Architect Designs bridge and draws plans Shows others how to construct bridge according to the plansKeeps inventory of building materials on hand at siteMakes sure actual bridge being built follows and looks like the plansOrders supplies, filling out order form as neededDoes not perform any duties listed for other company members.
5Transportation ChiefDelivers checks, picks up supplies from the warehouseIs the ONLY person from the company who does business with the warehouse (You must be on time or your company will not be able to begin building.)Helps build bridge, verifies boat and truck can travel under or over bridgeBrings project to Room 1 at the end of the classDoes not write checks or perform any duties listed for other company members
6Accountant Writes checks to go with order forms Keeps balance sheet current each dayMakes sure that company account balancesMeets with auditor if necessaryDoes NOT go to warehouse or perform any duties listed for other company members
7Chief Carpenter Builds bridge according to architect’s plans Consults with architect as building proceedsInsures EPA complianceSupervises the company members who help with constructionDoes NOT go to warehouse or perform any duties listed for other company members
8Contest RulesThe bridge must be built according to the bridge building code, using only materials supplied by the I. Saw Lumber CompanyThe bridge will judged for the quality of the building plans and the strength of the bridge
9Judging of the Building Plans Will consider neatness of the finished bridgeCost of the bridgeHow well the finished bridge matches it plans
10Judging of the Bridge’s Strength Strength will be tested by placing a bar across the middle of the bridge and hanging weights from the barThe teacher will suspend weights from the bridge according to the project director’s wishesThe last weight that the bridge holds for 30 seconds without touching the cardboard in any spot (except at the bridge foundation) is the weight recorded for the strength of the bridge
11Bridge Building Code Bridge is built only on “site” provided Draw plans of the bridge to show 4 views:The view from one endThe side viewThe road bedThe top viewApply glue SPARINGLY ONLY to join the toothpicksThe bridge may only touch the cardboard inside the drawn squares; toothpicks may be glued into holes punched in the cardboard inside the squares.The bridge must be more than 5cm high and at least 4cm wide
12Environmental Protection Agency There will be an inspection by the Environmental Protection Agency sometime early December.Violations are subject to fines if not rectified in 1 weekThey will be evaluating the following:Proper record keepingProper storage of materialsProper garbage disposalLand use and clean water rules
13Procedure for Ordering Supplies Architect fills out the order form for construction supplies and gives it to the accountantAccountant writes a check to accompany the order form, must have the project director sign the check, gives order form and check to transportation chiefTransportation chief brings them to the warehouse and brings supplies back to site
14Additional InfoThe I. Saw Lumber Warehouse closes each morning at 8:05am. From 8:05 – 8:15am~Architect may make out orders for supplies for next sessionAccountant can make out checksTransportation Chief can deliver request so supplies will be ready when business opens next sessionProject Director checks for clean site
15Additional Accounting Info Account starts with $1,550,000At the end of each session all canceled checks are returned to the company. At the end of the project, the accountants will turn in their cancelled checks along with the balance sheetsProblems? Order an audit through warehouse supply form ($2,000).Note: If you need an audit, you will be disqualified from receiving Accountant’s Award
16FINES!!! Fines must be paid by check for the following infractions: Disturbing other companiesMessy construction sitesProblems with order procedureBridges not built to codeTouching bridges built by other companies
17Good luck, cooperate with your company and Happy Building! ! !