Overview of Assignment You are the new project manager at Garden…

Question Overview of Assignment You are the new project manager at Garden… Overview of AssignmentYou are the new project manager at Garden Decks of Beauty, a local company for the past 12 years in the Lexington, KY area.  Your first assignment will be for the Melrose family (Todd and Margo, plus two yippy dogs to drive the neighbors nuts) who moved into their new home two years ago and now wish to replace the 8′ by 3′ slab of concrete (the stoop) which their backyard facing French Doors step onto with a new luxurious deck area with hot-tub and accoutrements.  Their backyard is 80′ wide and 120′ deep and runs at a 5% slope straight down the back.  By the way, Todd and Margo are Iron Triangle lovers – Time/Cost/Quality.  Win them and you win their neighbors’ business.Customer’s Basic RequirementsA two-area deck with the upper level (will step on from the French Doors), being a 5 meter by 7-meter rectangular areaOne end of the upper level will have a 5 meter by 3 meters by 3.5-meter-tall pergola – you may use a kit or build and design from scratchYou will have a single step down to the second circular area which will be 7 meters in diameter and have a 2.5 meter square hot-tub on the far side – this will need electrical, and you will acquire and facilitate the installation through the vendorYou will be able to step from the circular area to the yard on a paving stone path which will run out to the garden – the path will be 7 meters long and 1 meter wide – this path will have electrical yard lightsThere will be a 25′ diameter area halfway down the path which will have a built in fire pit with seating (4 seats / benches) – the area will use gravel and border stonesAll deck areas will be edged with decorative railingThe deck framing will set on 4″x4″ footers which will be concreted 1 meter into the ground (below frost line) – you will used galvanized hangers to support frame supportsThe lower area will have built in flower boxes 2’x 3′ – three of themThe upper area will have a gas grill with built in gas serviceYou will need a building permit and it will cost 50 dollarsAll railing will have decorative lighting running along itBoth main deck areas will be fully landscaped around the perimeter with plants, decorative stones, perennials, and bushes. – your team will do the landscapingYou will have an experienced construction crew of 4 FTE’s which will cost $80/hour including benefits and 1.5-time overtime appliesYou will have a team of 2 experienced landscape professionals who will cost $75/ hour and overtime applies.Need a couple outdoor, 110 electrical outlets for Xmas lights, etc.You will need electrical you will vendor out – determine costYou will vendor out the hot-tub installation – determine costYou will need a vendor to install and run the gas-line – determine costThe deck will be fully sealed with a medium brown stain / preservativeYou will use treated lumber for all framing, and you will decide on what product to use for surface boards (wood, synthetic, etc.)The upper level will have two built in seats near the grill area (wood) – not under the pergolaYou will need to determine the timeline – will precipitate from the Work Breakdown StructureAssume you have all the tools you needAny requirements not specifically stated are at your discretion.A 5 foot by 12-foot 2×8 raised bed tomato and pepper area just to the left of where you might walk off the center of the upper deck with drip irrigation installed and drip irrigation faucet at one corner of the raised bed.Questions      1. Procurement Process (materials and vendors)      2. Assumptions and Constraints Document      Business Management Project Management BADM 633 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)

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