1. How might you as a jobsite accountant legally get around the limitations the client places on your owned equipment charges in an open-book project? Is your answer ethical?
2. Prepare a spreadsheet for your CEO assuming you are a jobsite accountant or a PM comparing all of the different options for equipment ownership and operation and maintenance responsibilities. How are they contracted? Who pays for what?
1. Provide two examples of why the jobsite team should rent equipment from an arm of the construction company and two why they should rent from outside sources.
2. If you were a PM, would you rather obtain your construction equipment from an outside third-party equipment supplier, rent from a separate construction equipment division of your employer, or use internally owned equipment? Explain your answer.