Team # 789 -- OPP Construction Quality Assurance Team
Finance and Business

May 2006


To decrease problems that occur on construction projects which result in processing Change Orders. If issues are caught up front prior to reaching the construction stage, a savings of 20-30% can be realized. Also, to increase the quality of construction documents, and provide a focus for inspection services by including the inspectors in the pre-construction development processes.

Team Membership

  • John Bechtel, Sponsor
  • Jeff Kokoskie, Leader/Facilitator
  • Dan Breon, Member
  • Michele Brown, Member
  • Jim Fail, Member
  • Bill Hughes, Member
  • Ted Kolbe, Member
  • John Reish, Member
  • Katie Rountree, Member
  • Dennis Smith, Member
  • Terry Weiler, Member

Results Achieved to Date




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The Pennsylvania State University
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University Park, PA 16802-4819
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Fax: (814) 863-7031

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