The EBFC Show

Superintendent Leadership

March 31, 2021

Frank Coln strives to create an environment of constant learning on his projects.  His experiences with pull planning and the Last Planner System go beyond one size fits all approaches that often fail.  He represents a growing number of construction superintendents that openly embrace Lean and actively work towards greater collaboration, patience, respect, flexibility, accountability, and use of technology.  He is reflective and intentional about how processes are and are not working.  

 

Frank says, “Listen to those PMs if you’re a superintendent, they’ll have a different perspective than what you have.” He was among the early integrated project delivery projects in Texas with an integrated form of agreement in the late 2000s as a Superintendent.  The Easier, Better, for Construction Show is where people working to make building easier and better share how.  Frank is committed to making construction easier and better and made numerous contributions to The Lean Builder Blog and The Lean Construction Blog.  

 

Connect with Frank via

LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/frank-coln-leed-a-p-724200101/

The Lean Builder Blog Posts: 

https://theleanbuilder.com/construction-superintendent-2-0-update-and-reboot/

https://theleanbuilder.com/boost-your-constraint-management-skills/

 

The Lean Construction Blog Posts: 

https://leanconstructionblog.com/Enhancing-A3-Problem-Solving-with-Technology.html

https://leanconstructionblog.com/The-step-we-often-overlook-when-implementing-the-Last-Planner-System.html

 

Connect with Felipe via

LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe 

Twitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer  

Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/thefelipeengineer  

 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Construction Accelerator. Construction Accelerator is an online learning system for teams and individuals that offers short, in-depth videos on numerous Lean topics for Builders and Designers to discuss and implement, just like on this podcast. This is tangible knowledge at your fingertips in the field, in the office, or at home. Support your lean Lean learning at your own pace. Learn more at http://trycanow.com/ 

 

Today's episode is also sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute (LCI). This non-profit organization operates as a catalyst to transform the industry through Lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. Learn more at https://www.leanconstruction.org

 

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