1. Explain me what is OSHA compliance?

OSHA stands for Occupational Safety and Health Act; its motive is to fulfill the health and safety requirement of employees and workers. It is a standard for health and safety that is followed by every industrial segment and corporate offices throughout U.S.A.

2. Tell me what is reinforced concrete?

Reinforced concrete have steels bars or mesh in them, which gives extra strength to the construction.

3. List out some of the checking's, done at the completion of construction?

Some of the checking done on the exterior of the construction is

☛ Utility connections
☛ Drainage
☛ Retaining walls
☛ Compaction of fill material
☛ Caulking at opening
☛ Storm sewer system
☛ Safety provision ( terraces, porches, areaways)
☛ Accessory buildings
☛ Pavement edging
☛ Protection against moisture penetration
☛ Design of dwelling structure

4. Tell me what is progress payment?

It is a payment done by owner to the contractor; it is a difference between the completed work and material stored and a pre-determined schedule of values or unit costs.

5. Explain what is Architect-Prepared Contract?

Architect- Prepared Contract is an agreement prepared in-house by the architect between owner and architect, and often reviewed by an attorney, before its execution. It is a legal contract, and it includes all terms and conditions including adequate legal protection for both the parties.

6. Explain what things architect have to take care of before starting any project?

☛ Whether the owner has proper planning permission
☛ Whether the building has a certain listed grade approved
☛ Knowledge of building appliances and materials that includes the cost as well
☛ Need to take environmental factors into consideration

7. Tell me what are wooden shingles?

Wooden shingles are rectangular in shapes, and they are like slats or sheets that are nailed to the exterior surface. Shingling is a traditional weather proofing method for building.

8. Explain me what things you need to take care of before building a kitchen island?

Before you start building a kitchen island, you need to take care of

☛ Design the kitchen island according to the need- if it is only for cooking purpose then use less space, but if it is also for eating then design it accordingly
☛ List out what appliances you need for your kitchen island
☛ How high the counter should be
☛ How much storage space should you required
☛ Working sides surrounding the kitchen island should have 42 inches of space as a minimum around the kitchen island. Don't plan Kitchen Island if it makes your kitchen more congested.

9. Explain me what is your greatest weakness?

I cannot refuse someone straightforwardly (This is a positive weakness – actually it will go in favor of you)

11. Tell me of a situation in which you had little or no direction. How did you deal with it?

Situations such as these arise often. Construction workers all have their own specialties and there are times when we do not get much direction. In a situation such as these, I make use of my own judgment as much as possible along with keeping in contact with customers to ask for periodic feedback.

12. Tell us what is the construction task that you feel you are best at?

I believe I am best at cement spreading. Being a perfectionist I do not stop until the assigned surface is consistent and smooth

13. List out some of the software used in the construction sector to estimate cost and monitoring expenses?

☛ Tally System
☛ Sage
☛ Maxwell System
☛ Premier construction software
☛ eTakeoff
☛ Construction partner, etc.

14. Do you know what are the responsibilities of a construction manager?

The responsibilities of a construction manager are

☛ • Cost Estimates
☛ • Pre-purchase of selected materials
☛ • Selection of bidders for bidding phase
☛ • Analysis of proposals
☛ • Construction contract negotiations
☛ • Construction Scheduling and Monitoring
☛ • Cost control of construction
☛ • Construction supervision

15. Tell me what is zoning permit?

Zoning permit is a document issued by governing urban authority permitting land to be used for a particular purpose.

16. Tell me how you can turn off the display for dimension in CAD?

The display of your dimensions can be turned off in CAD for that you have to go under Floor Plan View and follow the following steps

☛ In floor plan active, select Tools – Display Options
☛ Scroll down to the dimensions- Automatic and Dimensions- Manual layers and remove the checkmarks from the Disp column
☛ When you click OK, the display of the dimensions in your plan will be turned off

17. Tell us why should we hire you as Construction Labor?

I am physically fit and possess a high energy to perform manual work efficiently

18. Please explain how do you deal with situations where customers have problems with the quality of your work?

It is not always possible to satisfy everyone. However, it is our job to make sure that they are happy with what we do. If a customer has issues with the quality of my work, I confer with him to determine what went wrong and then take all measures to ensure I correct it.

19. Tell me what do you know about us and our work?

WE MAKE is a well known construction company and you have some really impressive buildings to your credit. You work mainly in concrete and cement structures but also provide services in glass fittings, pipe laying and installation of electrical systems

20. Tell me what is demising walls?

Demising wall is used for the boundary that separates your land or house from neighbor's house

21. List out some of the common problems that architect have to tackle it?

☛ When client is not sure about what they want
☛ When there is a limited budget
☛ When customer requires custom design at standard design cost
☛ When architect has to work with limited space

22. Tell me what is your greatest strength as Construction Labor?

I am a dynamic person and work with full dedication

23. Tell me what are the skills you have developed during your previous construction worker job?

When I joined as a construction worker I had very little knowledge of mixing materials. Over the past 4 years I have learnt a lot about the types of building materials, their specifications and required quantities to generate specific quality and compositions of construction blocks as per demand of the target structure

24. Tell us have you ever had an on-the-job injury? Describe what happened and the measures you would take to ensure that it does not happen again?

Earlier on in my career, I fell from a high rise building that I was performing construction work on. I had been too sure of myself and decided not to fasten my harness because I was “only” 20 feet above the ground. I fell down and landed on my behind. I was lucky not to break my back. But from then on, I realized that even if one is 2 feet above the ground, a harness is essential.

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25. Tell me how you can use different dimension tools in CAD? What are the different dimensions available?

If you are using CAD and want to use dimension tools, then go to CAD>Dimensions and you can have access to a wide range of dimensions like

☛ Manual dimensions
☛ Interior dimensions
☛ Auto exterior dimensions
☛ Auto interior dimensions
☛ End to end dimensions
☛ Point to point dimensions
☛ Angular dimensions
☛ Display temporary dimensions
☛ Moving objects using dimensions