Who Needs A Quality Control Inspection?
- Owners/developers wanting a second set of eyes on their project/renovations
- Investors (out-of-state) who want a second set of eyes on their project/renovations
- Builders or General Contractors who want a second set of eyes on their subcontractors
These checklists are used extensively by construction organizations as a tool to monitor and ensure consistency of processes for all projects under their management. Quality control inspection companies will use these checklists as templates for the projects they are evaluating.
The Top Five Reasons For Using Inspection Checklists To
Improve The Quality Of Your Construction Project
BUILD A COHESIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL TEAMS INVOLVED IN THE PROJECT. CRITICAL CONCERNS WILL BE EASIER TO ADDRESS AND IMPORTANT ITEMS MAY BE MONITORED CLOSELY.
SERVE AS AN ACCESSIBLE REMINDER. CONTRACTORS AND OTHER TEAMS MAY REFER TO LISTS FOR IMPORTANT THINGS TO REMEMBER.
RECORD COMPLIANCE OF QUALITY CONTROL PROCEDURES AND POLICIES, AND ALSO VALIDATE BY SIGN OFFS.
IDENTIFY AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENT WHEN STAKEHOLDERS ARE INSPECTING THE PROJECT.
MONITOR PERFORMANCE OF ALL TEAMS AND DECIDE WHO BROUGHT IN THE BEST RETURN ON INVESTMENT.
PERFORMANCE CRITERIA CONSISTS OF SPECIFIC THINGS TO CHECK OFF:
- Assurance testing
- Construction staffing and monitoring
- Material quality
- Project schedule and cost
RESIDENTIAL OR HOME BUILDER QUALITY CONTROL CHECKLIST:
– Flooring/carpet installation
– Roof completion
– Sprinkler installation
GreenWorks Quality Control
Although Quality Control is used throughout all stages of a building project, its main relevance is in the engineering and construction phases.
Efficient design, development, servicing, and management are essential to quality of service. The use of inspection checklists are important for quality control needs; they can be standardized to include quality concerns that will be passed on to all parties involved in the inspection.
The Job Of A Quality Control Inspector
Quality Control inspections are performed by inspectors who serve as the eyes and ears of upper management. The inspector will mark items for repair or rejection and then categorize the defects in order of severity.
Critical– These are defects that usually present a safety hazard.
Major– These are defects that do not pose a major threat. However, they do not meet the passing requirements.
Minor– These are defects that may only be found in small quantities and should not affect the consumer.
When serious problems arise, it is the inspector’s job to inform a project supervisor.
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