problem 1: describe the management factors needed to make sure good relationships between the Engineer's Representative and the Contractor on a contract for the reclamation of a contaminated site. Give your views on the factors that are most important, and how these might differ depending on the form of contract being used.
problem 2: Describe the need for project management in the construction industry with particular reference to water process projects.
problem 3: Describe the coordination, monitoring and approval mechanism essential when more than one company is included with the design of a project and how the design liability and financial implications of any errors are assessed.
problem 4: Describe the issues that you would consider in designing major road maintenance works in terms of contract program, quality of product, disruption to the public, environmental impact and so on. How would you as a Civil Engineer prioritize these elements?
problem 5: Describe, from a contractor's perspective, the management structure you would put in place to make sure the effective financial and contractual control of a major civil engineering project. Comment on the factors which could adversely affect timely delivery of a project.
problem 6: Describe the value of a geotechnical investigation to any civil engineering construction project, illustrating your views from your own experiences.
problem 7: Describe the measures to be taken in order to maximize the integration of a multi-disciplinary team to produce a satisfactory outcome for both Client and Contractor. Give illustrations from your own experience.
problem 8: Describe how you would manage from inception to completion a flood alleviation scheme. Comment on the significance of planning, co-ordination and good communication between all parties involved. Give illustrations from your own experience.
problem 9: Describe the preparation of potable water supply contingency plans for periods of severe drought; how such plans would be implemented and the hygiene, safety, environmental, financial and legislative constraints that might apply.