What is Advanced Work Packaging?
Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) is a disciplined approach to improving project productivity and predictability. It accomplishes this by aligning planning and execution activities across the project lifecycle, from project setup to startup and turnover. Thinking with the end in mind, Advanced Work Packaging is a framework for information flow for construction projects.
What is WorkFace Planning?
IThe process of organizing and delivering all the elements necessary, before field work is started, to enable craft persons to perform quality work in a safe, effective, and efficient manner.
What is a Construction Work Package (CWP)?
An executable construction deliverable that defines in detail a specific scope of work in a particular work areea. It should include a budget and schedule with monitoring of actual performance. The scope of work is such that it does not overlap another CWP. The CWP can be used as a scoping document for Requests for Proposal and Contracts.
What is an Engineering Work Package (EWP)?
An engineering deliverable that is used to develop Construction Work Packages (CWP) and that defines a scope of work to support construction in the form of drawings, procurement deliverables, specifications, and vendor support. The EWP is released in an approved sequence that is consistent with the CWP schedule.
What is an Installation Work Package (IWP)?
A detailed execution plan that ensures all elements necessary to complete the installation of a particular scope in the field are organized and delivered before work is started. An IWP enables craft persons to perform quality work for the specific scope in a safe, effective, and efficient manner. Generally, the scope of work associated with the IWP is small enough that it could be completed by a single-foreman team, typically in a one- or two-week time frame.
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