IRF Road Construction & Maintenance

8th – 12th July , 2018

Dubai – UAE

Objectives

By the end of this course delegates will be able to

Supervise road construction works in accordance with working drawings and specifications.

Carry out and supervise road maintenance works

Manage various quality control tests required for construction works

Follow IRF health and safety policies and procedures

Conduct effective workplace communication

Plan and organize work

Carry out measurements and calculations

Manage construction materials and safely dispose of non-toxic materials

Read and interpret plans and specifications

Identify, locate and protect underground services

Implement traffic management plan

Obtain new knowledge on related technology in road construction and maintenance

Understand the behavior of binders, aggregates and asphalt

Understand asphalt mix design, and testing

Understand the construction of roadways

Understand pavement damage mechanisms, what they looks like, and how they are quantified

Be able to suggest remedial repairs to pavements

Understand pavement management systems

Understand contracts and bidding

Understand winter maintenance requirements for highways

 

Participants

Construction Engineers, Senior Construction Engineers, Construction Supervisors, Construction General Supervisors, Construction Project Managers, Engineering Technologists, Supervision Engineer, Inspection Engineers, Civil Inspectors .

Contents

Introduction to road building and construction

Road building fundamentals

Construction regulations

Planning & contract management

Plan and organize work

Earthworks and slopes

Culvert and drainage

Drain and dewater civil construction site

Carry out measurements and calculations

Identify, locate and protect underground services

Read and interpret plans and specifications

Carry out manual excavation

Support plant operations

Spread and compact materials manually

Carry out basic leveling

Repair potholes

Surfacing of roads

Operation of plant and equipment

Road furnishing and ancillary works

Roadside furniture

Handle resources and infrastructure materials

Pavement construction

Conduct stabilizer operations

Safely handle bituminous materials

 Maintain drainage systems

Place and form concrete kerb, channel and fixtures

Maintain sealed roads

Conduct road construction paver screeding operations

Conduct earthworks

Conduct road pavement construction

Quality control in road works

Maintenance of slopes and drainage

Health, safety and security on site

Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures

Pavement maintenance

New technology in pavement engineering

Laboratory testing

Finances and economics

Communicate in the workplace

Maintain site records

Language : English & Arabic .

Fees : 3500$

Daily schedule :

                  Lecture1  9 :  11 Am

                  Rest  1 11 :  11.15 Am

                  Lecture2 11.15 :  12.45 Pm

                  Rest 2 12.45 : 2 Pm

                  Lecture3 2 :  3 Pm

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