I would certainly not hesitate to remind the contractor how he got where he
is, and where he has put you.
----- Original Message -----
From: Brian K. Smith <smitheng(--nospam--at)dos.net>
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
> I have had since 1994. In addition, I personally took the contractor to
> 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
> 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.
> > -----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.