Project Management

We have also had hands on experience with the following computer systems as to construction works administration both on and off site.

  • IBM, Primavera Project Management Software & Microsoft Project
  • IBM, Project Management System by Finn Electronics for use on IBM-PCs on a stand alone basis for medium to small size construction projects.
  • IBM, Construction Management System by Harlen Systems operated from an IBM System 36 hardware with multi user off site capability platforms incorporating bills of quantities and critical path application.
  • Data-Build, Construction Software for Domestic Applications.
  • Nixdorf, Integrated Modular Building Ledger (NIMBL) operated from Nixdorf 8875 model 15 multi user system platform.
  • SME, Plumb-rite accounting software for the plumbing Industry including bills of quantities, cost controlling and labor allocation.

All of these systems cater for total accountability of a professionally run construction business including the administration of labor and sub-contractors, all systems provide for the implementation of the following listed tasks of which form the fundamentals for construction companies at day to day project operations.

  • Commencement & Completion Date - Critical Path Management.
  • Changes to Project Schedules.
  • Estimating and Bills of Quantities.
  • Progress Claim Management.
  • Management of Sub Contracts.
  • Job Cost and Progress Reports.
  • Instant System Terminal Enquires.
  • Interface with General Ledger Systems & Australian Accounting Standards.
  • Field Tasks and Construction Reports as to Work in Progress.
  • Forecasting and the Management of Construction Costs & Time.
  • Protection of Construction & Performance as to Project Profit and Loss.

Glenn Jones is also the founder of Auzteam Pty Ltd which is currently conducting research on housing sustainability, Green Eco systems, and Photovoltaic Science all of which hopes to deliver more affordable and accessible housing solutions throughout Victoria & Australia.

Other partners with Auzteam on this project are RMIT via Professor Ron Wakefield, and MBAV Sustainability Department via Dr Phil Alviano.