I used to work in the credit dept at Sherwin Williams and always dealt with subcontractors who were late on payments because of contractors. Each contractor is different...some will only pay after the job is final and others will pay as phases of the job are finished; some pay within 30 days (which is rare) and some take as long as 90-120 days. My suggestion to you is ALWAYS find this information out BEFORE you start a job for any contractor and ALWAYS do research on the contractor because some of them can be very shady...make sure the contractor has been around for a while and has an established reputation. I had many subcontractors that were sent to outside collection agencies because the contractors never paid them or they went out of business during a job...either way the subcontractors were the ones borrowing the money therefore, were responsible for paying us. If you are borrowing money for a job with a contractor see if you can pay lenders back by joint check...this way, the lenders are usually more lenient with the subcontractors.
Contractor who has a contract with the owner of the job, and has the full responsibility for finishing the job. Subcontractor carry out specific parts of the contract.
Prevailing wage jobs are awarded to the contractor with the lowest responsible bid. You will need to become an employee of a contractor or subcontractor that is working on a prevailing wage job.
Possibly and probably contact your agent and ask.
Depends on the Contract. Alot of subcontractor contracts prevent this. If the Prime contractor has received an estimate from a subcontractor and the subcontractor is working at the site or project under a estimate or purchase order then yes, the Prime contractor can be held liable for all monies under the contract if the subcontractor can prove that the employees were on their payroll and during this project the Prime contractor solicited Sub employees to become independent contractors.
I'll find a subcontractor to finish the job.
do you have receipt? he can sue the contractor not you. whoever you paid to do the job is responsible. however people can sue ;the question is can they win. in this case i would say no.
a general contractor is who is license with a general building license (b) and is permitted to take jobs in whole a contractor or specialty contractor are the contractor that specialized in one trade only and are permitted to take only special trades on the job for example an electrical contractor can only take electrical job
A subcontractor can turn to Construction or mechanics lien law in order to secure payment. By being lien law compliant, meeting specific requirements such as preliminary notices and within time restrictions, a subcontractor can withhold payments to the primary contractor or lien the property. Lien laws are state specific and you should check your state's statutes for the requirements and restrictions. Property owners can protect themselves from these liens by requesting waivers or releases from all subcontracts and the primary contractor for each payment as well as a Contractor's Affidavit at the end of the job in exchange for the final payment.
The contractor should make a claim upon the sub-contractors insurance and/or bond. If the sub-contractor defrauded the contractor on having insurance and/or bonding in place then he should report the contractor to the State licensing board, file claim on their insurance, and civil lawsuit (if the insurance company does not directly file or pay).
If the contractor has already finished the work you can not legally hold back his money. What on earth would you be holding it for anyway? Most states in the U.S do not require a contractor to be insured so you would have no legal grounds and are subject to suit by the contractor. If your upset that he didn't have insurance, You were supposed to check that before you hired the contractor in the first place. Holding the contractors money after the job is completed just looks like your trying to cheat the contractor out of his pay. If the contractor wants to, he can sue you and or place a lien on your house if you fail to pay.
I need some concrete work done. Will my contractor be required to have a licence to do the job? I need some concrete work done. Will my contractor be required to have a licence to do the job?
A consultant would do research and give advice on a job, a subcontractor would actually do part of the job. Most modern manufacturing is done using many subcontractors to build everything necessary to make a car for instance.
The job of a building contractor is to oversee the process of building a home or business. The building contractor will oversee the planning and supervise employees on the job. The contractor is responsible for hiring and the payroll of the employees. They are also in charge of obtaining building materials needed for the project. Necessary permits should also be obtained by the building contractor.
Contractor license bonds basically say that a contractor complies with any local laws that pertain to his/her job. This can be for a general contractor, electrician, plumber, etc.
This is not as simple a question as it may seem. Subcontractors generally carry their own liability insurance. The General Contractor should verify that the sub contractors insurance either matches or exceeds their own policy limits as this is part of the contract terms for almost every general liability policy. In effect if you let an uninsured subcontractor work on your job, unless you endorse your own policy to cover the subcontractor and pay the additional premium, their would be no coverage under the General Contractors insurance policy for liabilities of the Subcontractor. Basically if you get this wrong, the General contractor will be on the hook and out of pocket for all the subs damages with no coverage for it. If you want the subcontractors covered under the General Contractors insurance policy it can certainly be done but will be significantly more expensive as you would be asking to insure a third party''s work.
If you didn't have a written contract with the contractor then there is nothing you can do because he is not entitled to finish the job if it's not in writing.
Yes, or provide a different one, or not take the job assignment.
Where can I rate my home repair contractor online? I think he did a terrible job!
The company who bided on the job is who determines if they are hiring outside their company. If they do this is generally called sub contracting.
The answer depends on what the job was.
Try to get a job working for a builder or contractor. You will find the lessons you learn on his nickel very valuable.
You would need to sue the contractor and obtain a court judgment.
A sub-tier supplier is a supplier for the sub-tier contractor on a contractor jobsite. To understand this fully, you must understand the project organizational chart. The owner hires a general contractor to manage a project that the owner has had an architect/engineer design. The general contractor then contracts subcontractors to manage parts of the contruction the gc cannot do such as mep, hvac, sitework, ect. The subcontractor is responsible for ordering supplies for their specialty through their key suppliers. On larger scale projects, the subcontractors will contract their own subs which are known as tier-subs. These tier subs will end up ordering supplies for their individual construction on the job (example: a mechanical subcontractor contracts a sheet metal company to do duct work.) The suppliers which these tier-subs order through are known as sub-tier suppliers. I hope I answered your question.
a percentage of total cost of job
The general contractor is in charge of the project and hires the sub contractor for the various parts of construction. Framer, plumber, electrician, gets the material and sees that the job is completed.
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