Time Management for Engineers and Constructors

by Ray G. Helmer, Jr., 9314 Bankside Dr., Houston, TX,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-793-2 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-793-4 (ISBN-10), 1991, Soft Cover, Pg. 125
[First Edition]
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


This book is the first in a series which focuses on engineers' management needs. It presents time management principles for the practicing engineer and constructor, in a concise, user-friendly manner. It deals constructively with the principles of goal setting, prioritizing, planning, scheduling, delegating, managing the daily flow of paper, controlling interruptions, changing habits, overcoming procrastination, and managing stress. By answering a few questions and following simple guidelines, this book helps the engineer identify and distinguish between important and urgent tasks. It helps the engineer with his or her own analysis of time-use by presenting helpful tables and logs for breaking down daily work schedules and goals. By applying the various time management principles in this book, the engineer and constructor will be able to set more realistic goals and standards for daily performance and will experience significant improvement in their overall performance in the workplace.

Subject Headings: Scheduling | Personnel management | Water flow | Flow control | Distinguished engineers


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