The E-Myth Contractor: The Job Plan

The Job Plan includes everything a Contractor needs to know, have, and do in order to complete a job on time, every time, exactly as promised.

In the E-Myth Mastery Program, the Job Plan is known across industries as the Controlling Calendar.

Client: Larry Johnson, (wife: Patty, kids: Peter & Tracy) 435 Tahoma Ave., San Rafael, CA 94901
Job: New Cabinet Installation
Foreman: John Dewenit

Day Labor Personel Materials/Supplies Financial
1 day prior
  • Confirm site access and time w/ h/o
Foreman Job plans, pens, pencils, cell phone, etc. None
1
  • Confirm specs on site
  • Consult w/arch. & h/o w/changes
  • Confirm const. sched. w/ arch.
  • Order materials & supplies
Foreman, Supervisor Job plans, level, tape measure, plumb line, flashlight, change order forms, pens, pencils, cell phone, etc. Cash outlay of $1,500.00 to Stele's Lumber or materials
2
  • Confirm const. sched. w/ h/o
Foreman Revised plans, change order forms, pens, pencils, cell phone, etc. Receive partial payment of $2,500.00 from h/o
4
  • Receive materials & supplies
  • Verify all materials & supplies
  • Charge up all power tools
Foreman Packing list, revised plans, level, tape measure, plumb line, flashlight, pens, etc. None
5
  • Receive materials & supplies (Cushion day)
  • Verify all materials & supplies (Cushion day)
Foreman Packing list, revised plans, tape measure, pens, etc. None
6
  • Begin off-site construction
Supervisor, 2 Laborers Revised plans, packing list, all raw materials & supplies, level, tape measure, plumb line, flashlight, hammers, skill saw, scroll saw, Makita, screws, nails, specific grade sandpaper, goggles, gloves, ear plugs, etc. None
7
  • Off-site construction (Cushion day)
Supervisor, 2 Laborers Revised plans, packing list, all raw materials & supplies, level, tape measure, plumb line, flashlight, hammers, skill saw, scroll saw, Makita, screws, nails, specific grade sandpaper, goggles, gloves, ear plugs, etc. None
8
  • Wood treatment
Supervisor, 2 Laborers Revised plans, varnish, brushes, gloves, goggles, face masks, etc. None
9
  • Curing time
  • Charge up all power tools
None necessary Curing shed None
10
  • Curing time (Cushion day)
None necessary Curing shed None
11
  • Partial assembly off site
  • Charge up all power tools
Supervisor, 2 Laborers Revised plans, packing list, treated wood, finishing nails, level, tape measure, plumb line, flashlight, hammers, skill saw, scroll saw, Makita, screws, nails, goggles, gloves, ear plugs, etc. None
12
  • Confirm site access and start time w/ h/o
  • Partial assembly off site (Cushion day)
Supervisor, 2 Laborers Revised plans, packing list, treated wood, finishing nails, level, tape measure, plumb line, flashlight, hammers, skill saw, scroll saw, Makita, screws, nails, goggles, gloves, ear plugs, etc. None
13
  • Take out existing cabinets at site
  • Prep area for installation
  • Install cabinets at site
Foreman, Supervisor, 2 Laborers Revised plans, packing list, cabinets, finishing nails, level, tape measure, plumb line, flashlight, hammers, skill saw, scroll saw, Makita, screws, nails, goggles, gloves, ear plugs, drop cloths, tape, shop vac., etc. None
14
  • Complete installation at site (Cushion day)
  • h/o sign-off
Foreman, Supervisor, 2 Laborers Revised plans, packing list, cabinets, finishing nails, level, tape measure, plumb line, flashlight, hammers, skill saw, scroll saw, Makita, screws, nails, goggles, gloves, ear plugs, drop cloths, tape, shop vac., etc. Receive final payment of $2,500.00 from h/o
15
  • Follow up with arch.
Foreman Revised plans, pens, pencils, cell phone, etc. None
20
  • Follow up with h/o to determine level of satisfaction
Foreman, 1 Laborer Revised plans, tool sets, scratch repair, filler, specific grade sand paper, pens, pencils, cell phone, etc. None
  • The Need-to-Know Checklist
    • What are the expectations of the homeowner?
    • What are the expectations of the architect?
    • What are the expectations of the general Contractor?
    • What are the expectations of the Sub-Contractors?
    • What are the expectations of my employees?


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