July 19, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hoar House
909 W 22 1/2 St
Austin, TX 78705


LCI Austin Community of Practice


Big Room in Action

Come and see the Big Room in action at a Hoar construction project. Hoar is using The Last Planner System®along with Visual Management to collaboratively plan with their trade partners in a 18-story student housing project in west campus. The project is delivered as a Design-Build contract. Hoar’s field staff will show you the process and tools they use in action. The event will start at 10:30 am in the Big Room where you will learn about how Milestone planning and milestone pull planning leads to developing sound 6-week look-ahead schedules. After 30 minutes, they will begin their daily huddle meeting at 11am that you will be able to watch in action. In the Daily Huddle, they will plan the next week in detail, discuss constraints and deliveries and evaluate their performance using Percent Planned Complete (PPC). After the daily huddle, Hoar will answer questions from the group.

Tools you will see:

1.    Milestone schedule
2.    Milestone pull
3.    6-week look ahead
4.    Daily Huddle
5.    Weekly look ahead and weekly work plans
6.    Constraint board
7.    Delivery board
8.    Percent Planned Complete
9.    Plus / Delta
10.  Visual Management – Floor Plans, Production Based Plans, CRM schedules, PPC

Joel Chiman – Hoar Construction
– Joel is a Hoar Superintendent. He started using Last Planner® on his previous project and has brought the experience with him. Joel has over 25 years of experience in commercial construction with over $1 Billion worth of total construction.
Trevor Meyers – Hoar Construction – Trevor is a Hoar Assistant Superintendent. He is completely bought in to using Lean to lead to excellent outcomes. Trevor is the champion of Hoar’s SmartBuild processes at this site and will discuss in detail how they are used to help Hoar and our trade partners succeed.

Flat Rate: $30.00
(Space is Limited – Register Early)

Parking Information: Highly encourage carpooling. Parking is available on the street or at the Quarters Parking Garage at 700 West 22-1/2 Street, Austin, TX 78705 (near the Pluckers) at the corner of Rio Grande and 22-1/2 street. You will enter the garage off 22-1/2 street.