Figure 1-16. - Typical plumbing layout for a small house.
When you are assigned a job, whether in writing or orally, one of the first things to do is to make sure you understand clearly just what is to be done. Study plans and specifications where applicable. If you have any questions, find out the answers from those in a position to supply the information you need. Among other things, make sure you understand the priority of the project, time of completion, and any special instructions to be followed.
In planning for a small or a large project, you must consider the capability of the personnel available for assignment. Determine who is to do what and how long it should take to complete the job. Realizing that idleness may breed discontent, arrange to have another job ready for starting as soon as the first one is finished.
Establish goals for each workday and encourage your crew to work together as a team in accomplishing these goals. You want goals to be such that your crew is 1-16Continue Reading