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... 27   A prioritized list of risk-based inspection strategies is developed in Stage 3: Risk-Based Inspection Strategies. This chapter will focus on Stage 3, particularly on the optimization of projectlevel inspection resources.
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... 28 Risk-Based Construction Inspection: A Guide Project Profiles Required Inspection Staff Available Inspection Staff Staff and Workload Inspection Technology Alternative Delivery Inspection Frequency Inspection Documentation Stage 3: Risk-Based Inspection Strategies Prioritized Construction Inspections Guidance & Risk Mitigation Strategies No. Construction Operation Inspection Activity Tier Risk Impact Inspection Frequency Inspector Experience Inspection Doc.
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... Determine Project-Level Resource Optimization 29   For this example, a pavement rehabilitation project with an approximate 6-month duration, the total estimated inspection hours amount to 1,630 hours for approximately 125 workdays. This translates to approximately 1.63 FTEs (full-time equivalent)
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... 30 Risk-Based Construction Inspection: A Guide characteristics ranging from high-profile (large, complex, high-cost) projects to low-profile (small, noncomplex, low-cost)
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... Determine Project-Level Resource Optimization 31   material type. A high-profile, high-cost project will typically require a greater number of fulltime inspection staff with appropriate experience levels.
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... 32 Risk-Based Construction Inspection: A Guide Once the appropriate inspector experience levels for work item inspection activities are defined, a DOT can refine its inspection resource allocation estimated in Step 1 to achieve the optimal inspection crew mix. NCHRP Research Report 923 (Taylor et al., 2020)
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... Determine Project-Level Resource Optimization 33   the required levels of DOT plant inspection. The levels of inspection (i.e., programmatic, intermittent, continuous)
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... 34 Risk-Based Construction Inspection: A Guide [UASs] or remote sensing or video monitoring technology)
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... Determine Project-Level Resource Optimization 35   Tier/Level Short Description Level of Effort (% of inspector time) Long Description 3/High Daily per segment or operation 30–50 Documentation is typically required daily during active work specific to the item.
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... 36 Risk-Based Construction Inspection: A Guide inspection activity. Assuming that a "high" rating would equate to the standard or default documentation levels, the implementing DOT would need to decide to what extent documentation effort can be simplified or reduced for specific work types, or whether or not other acceptance methods or technology tools (i.e., acceptance by plan quantities, e-ticketing, e-field books, remote monitoring, 3-D modeling)
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... Determine Project-Level Resource Optimization 37   Factor Considerations Possible Optimization Strategies Project Profile (criticality/complexity) Does the project have a low-risk profile based on size, location, or complexity?
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... 38 Risk-Based Construction Inspection: A Guide Technology Are e-applications (mobile field devices) being implemented for the collection of field inspection and testing data?

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