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Job in Canada as Field Engineer in Aecon Group Inc.

Job Title:- Field Engineer Position Overview:- The Field Engineer will provide field-engineering information to the project management team and sub-trades to ensure construction works comply with all the design drawings, engineering standards, codes and specifications.
Major Projects West is growing and is currently working on securing a number of high profile projects in Western Canada. We are looking to fill several current and future openings across Western Canada. Division:- Infrastructure Business Unit:- Major Projects West Location-East or West:- West City:-  Western Canada Key Responsibilities:-Participate in basic layout and field engineering activities.Maintain lines and levels - verify as-built conditions.Research and resolve drawing interpretations problems, conflicts, interferences and errors.Maintain field logs.Review subcontractor shop drawings.Interpret design/drawings for sub-trades installing material and equipment.Present design discrepancies to design consultants f…
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Method Statement- Works to Build the Manhole in the lowest Basement

Hello Friends! Welcome to my blog. My name is Dipak Varsani, and I am the author of madaboutconstruction.com. I am a Civil Engineer by profession, and I have taken the journey as a Site Engineer in my company.

In this blog, we will discuss Method Statement which I had to prepare and got approved from an Engineer in my recent project to resolve the rainwater pipe blockages issue and for future maintenance if the same problem arises again. The pipe was getting blocked frequently, and the reason may be;
Pipe Size:- If the pipe size is too small, it can get choked up easily. In my case, the pipe size was 100mm.
The slope of pipe:- To flow the water with gravity force the minimum required slop is 1% (10mm in every 1000mm), and this is what we have provided during placement of rainwater pipe in our project.
Distance:- The distance from the bend in-floor up to Intermediate manhole or Petro Inter-septics tank or any other tank or manhole. If the distance is long then debris of stuff get accumu…

What is waffle slab?

Hello Friends! Welcome to our blog. We are Dipak Varsani and Stann Maina. We are Civil Engineer and building manager by profession respectively. We are the authors of madaboutconstruction.com. Today we want to mesmerise you with this new slab technology in building construction.


What is Waffle Slab? The slab with the holes underneath giving an appearance of waffles is referred to as the waffle slab. The waffle slab is usually used where large spans are required so that the column interfering with space can be avoided and where thick slabs spanning between wide beams are required. Wide beams are used instead of high beams so that the interference of the beam with the future services can be avoided.
Why have a waffle slab? Waffle slabs are relatively lighter and stiffer than their counterpart flat slab, they are also faster to cast than their counterpart. They also use 25% less reinforcement steel and 35% less concrete as compared to the flat slab. These percentages are subject to ch…

RFI to Provide the Location of Steps for the Seawall Foundation

Hello Friends! Welcome to my blog. My name is Dipak Varsani, and I am the author of madaboutconstruction.com. I am a Civil Engineer by profession, and I have taken the journey as a Site Engineer in my company.
In my previous blog "What is RFI in the Construction?", I have explained the meaning and importance of the RFI, and I did promise that for your more clarification, I will share an RFI for you to understand the RFI and learn how to write the RFIs? So, here I will explain one RFI.

My previous project was the seawall project, and the main team was the project management team. Project management team collect all the information from Architect, Quantity Surveyor, Civil Engineer, Marine Engineer, Structure Engineer and client, then forward it to us. We were the main contractor.

At the beginning of the seawall project, we wanted to start the excavation of foundation, but one drawing (Drawing-01) was showing structural details of the step/level. But, the plan (Drawing-02) was…

What is Request for Information (RFI) in Construction?

Hello Friends! Welcome to my blog Mad About Construction. My name is Dipak Varsani, and I am the author of madaboutconstruction.com. I am a Civil Engineer by profession, and I have taken the journey as a Site Engineer in my company.
In this blog, we will see, What is RFI in the Construction? And other important questions related to RFI.


What is RFI in Construction? Full form of the RFI is Request for Information. A Request for Information is a standard process in construction to collect the information in written form. Writing RFI and collecting the missing information or data is very important for the best project management, and it should be followed to avoid conflicts and issues. Construction documentation is Skelton of any construction project, and RFI is one important construction document to collect the information from the authorised party or team in the construction project. RFI can also be used in other areas outside of construction. The missing information can also be asked…

How to Change the Background Colour in AutoCAD

Hello Friends! Welcome to my blog. My name is Dipak Varsani, and I am the author of madaboutconstruction.com. I am a Civil Engineer by profession, and I have taken the journey as a Site Engineer in my company.In this blog, we will see, how to change the background colour in AutoCAD?
It is evident that if you are AutoCAD draftsman, then you spend most of the time on AutoCAD and so we need to give as much comfort we can give to our eyes from Display settings. Brightness and correct colour or the colour which we feel comfortable for eyes is so important. So, here we will see how to change the background colour in AutoCAD. How to change the background colour in AutoCAD? Follow the below steps to change the AutoCAD background colour;

1) Right-click on the Drawing Area (Make sure there is no other command is active)
2) Go to Options
3) Go to Display Tab
4) Click on Colors button
5) Choose any colour as shown in the above video from the Color OptionClick here to Watch Video Thanks for visitin…

How to Solve the Problem of Virtual Lines in AutoCAD?

Hello Friends, This is me Dipak Varsani and welcomes to my page Mad About Construction. In this blog, I will tell you how to solve the problem of virtual lines in AutoCAD. Have you ever face the problem that when you open any AutoCAD files and you find some random lines appears and disappears during zooming in and zooming out? then you are at the right place to get this matter resolved. Here I will guide you step by step to solve the problem of virtual lines in AutoCAD.
To get out of this situation we need to change some settings in you AutoCAD so kindly follow below steps; 1. Open AutoCAD file. 2. Hit the Command "GRAPHICSCONFIG" and then hit the enter. 3. "Graphics Performance" dialogue box will appear on your screen. Uncheck the "Display Smooth Line Display" option and then you try to zoom in and zoom out. 4. Now you try to zoom in or zoom out and you will see that no more lines.
For more idea on how to fix lines appears and disappears during zooming …