Clark/Sullivan Construction

April 7, 2016

Jobsite Jargon 101

Every industry has it’s own words or phrases that mean something to those in the industry but may me something completely different to “outsiders.” In the construction world, there are so many tools, techniques and isms that can make a non-construction person feel like they’re hearing a whole new language when walking onto a jobsite.

Our superintendents gave us a list of words to help the not-so-construction-savvy individuals feel a bit more in-the-know when visiting a Clark/Sullivan jobsite. The images below show you what you think the words mean, but the definitions may be slightly different…