Construction Administration Program

Construction Administration Program

This class is designed for Project Administrators, Project Coordinators, Project Secretaries, and/or anybody involved in project administration.

Topics included are intended to help grow administrative professionals to the next level, as well as better influence and support their project teams.

The class will meet 8 times this year from 12pm to 4pm on the first Tuesday of every month March-November.

2024 Dates:
March 5 | April 2| May 7 | June 4 | August 6 | September 3 |
October 1 | November 5

ABA Members: $850 | Non-Members: $1700

For course questions, please reach out to Alexa Kochen –

Topics covered in the class will include:

  •    Project Start Up
    – Dust Control
    – County Requirements
    – How to help a team be more successful in starting up and setting up for a project
  • Contracts & Liens
    – Contract Forms & Documents
    – Consensus Docs
    – AIA Docs
    – Flow Down Clauses
    – Killer Contract Clauses
    – Billings
    – Notarization
    – Lien Waivers
    – Lien Doc Management = What is my responsibility?
    – Pay application Process
    – Prompt Pay
  • Insurance & Risk Management
    – General Liability
    – Workers Comp
    – Builders Risk
    – Safety Reporting
    – Materials to have onsite in case of an incident
  • Human Resources
    – Davis/Bacon
    – I9’s
    – Best Practices
    – Certified Payroll
    – Teaming Agreement
    – How To Deal with Tough Situations from an Admin POV
  • Project Costs
  • Tax Reporting
    – MRRA vs. Gross Receipts
    – TPT
    – Tax Exempt Materials
  • Record Keeping for Audits – Should a project get audited, what are some best practices you can instill in your team from the beginning?
  • Project Closeout – Why is it important to the success of the project – Communicating with your team members to confirm HOW they can be beneficial to the project – Payment Piece – Surety Bonds – Project Success Factor – Project Documentation
  • Community Outreach
  • Corporate Responsibility to the community
  • Communication – Persuasion, Negotiation & Confrontation – Giving & Receiving Feedback – Learn to Listen – Client Relationships/Communication
  • Blueprint Reading Basics
  • Emotional Intelligence



Project Manager
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Devyn Parrott

Commercial Comm and Electric

Andrea Ramos

Project Director
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Amber Shepard

Self Perform Project Manager
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.