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