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I would certainly not hesitate to remind the contractor how he got where he
is, and where he has put you.

Mark

----- Original Message -----
From: Brian K. Smith <smitheng(--nospam--at)dos.net>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2000 3:20 PM
Subject: RE: UBC


> Well, I have stuck to my guns for the past two weeks.  This is a client
that
> I have had since 1994.  In addition, I personally took the contractor to
the
> client, introduced them, and he walked out with a contract.  That was of
> course two projects ago, and he seems to have forgotten how he got where
he
> is.  I just found out today that the client will no longer be needing my
> assistance from now on.  I guess that is a polite way of saying you are
> fired, after this job of course.
>
> Brian
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: npitera(--nospam--at)mmm.com [mailto:npitera(--nospam--at)mmm.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2000 3:18 PM
> > To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > Subject: Re: UBC
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Brian, this is a classic case of field hand waving by the
> > contractor, pitting
> > the owner against the engineer.
> > I believe the UBC calls for special inspection for structural
> > steel. Without
> > approved shop drawings how complete of
> > an inspection can anyone perform?
> > I commend you for sticking to your guns on this issue. Shop
> > drawings are an
> > essential part of the design/construction process.
> > Without proper shop drawings, the quality of fabrication and connection
> > detailing is a luck of the draw.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Nick.
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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