Daily Logs can be completed by both the project Superintendent, or by the Project Manager from Web or from the PASKR Mobile App. In this section we will walk through adding via the Web version.
To begin Daily Logs, from the left-side navigation, click on Daily Activity>Daily Logs.
Click Add Log to create a new log
Use Filters to view logs that are Approved Unapproved or flagged as weather days.
Click on the Ellipses to Edit, Delete or Print an existing log
Click on Setting to Print Multiple logs, Send Checked logs via e-mail, Print the Excel report of Weather Delay days or to set Weather Thresholds
Weather Thresholds – Use this feature to set the Default conditions that will trigger a workday to be flagged as a weather day. These days can easily be recalled to used to document conditions that could require and extension to substantial completion date.
Conditions – Check Boxes next to the weather conditions you wish to trigger an automatic weather day if selected on Daily Log
Enter Threshold Values for Rainfall, Temperature Max/Min, Visibility or Wind speed that you wish to use to trigger Weather Delay
When thresholds exceed the entered values on the Daily Log exceed these values it will automatically Flag as a Weather day
NOTE: weather days can also me manually triggered inside the Daily Log weather Detail section
ADD DAILY LOG
DATE You must first select the Date on the Daily log in order to see the Weather Data populate. Weather data is pulled 4 times a day for the Zip code of Project Address.
SITE CONDITIONS: Select over all site conditions for the day (specific conditions for 4 times a day can be set updated in the weather details)
RAINFALL AMOUNT: Enter a Rainfall total in Inches, if desired
WEATHER DETAILS: Click on the Ellipses to expand or collapse the Weather Details section. This will automatically populate into the Daily log but can be manually updated if conditions at the site vary from what is reported. This Section will be collapsed by default.
To manually flag a day as a Weather Day, expand the Weather Details and check the box.
CONNECTIONS! Adding Employee Hours and Cost Codes to the Daily Log will create Time cards for the Employees that can be reviewed and Approved in Paskr Accounting module.
CONNECTIONS! Approved Time cards will calculate number of hours against the Employee Rate and show total costs as spent on on Labor Cost Codes in your Budget.
CONNECTIONS! Approved Labor cost will also populate into Owner Billing Module so you make sure running costs are included on Pay Applications
Start to Type Employee Name and select from list that populates.
HINT! If you do not see the employee you are trying to add to the log check that the employee has an Employee Wage Rate in Accounting and that they are also listed on the Project Information page.
Enter Number of Hours
Select the Labor Cost Code from the Task List.
HINT! If there are no cost code available to select this means that you project does not have any .L Labor (expense type) cost codes on your project. These can be added to a Project but the method will depend upon which status the project is in.
If In Progress, add Labor costs codes via Changes>Change Orders>Internal Change Order. In Will Start Soon use the Commitments>Budget page. In Bidding add to the Bidding>Worksheet>Actions>Add/Remove Cost Items.
Use Ellipses Add Employee to add another line
Use Trash Can icon to delete
Track Equipment on site, Vendor and return date Reminder
Use Ellipses to add Additional lines
Use Trash Can icon to remove Equipment no longer on site.
CONNECTION! Subcontractors that have been Awarded Subcontracts or selected on the Commitments>Award Subcontractors page will appear when you start to type their company name. If the name does NOT appear they have not yet been yet affiliated with the project in PASKR.
WHY CAN’T I JUST TYPE IN MY SUB? This is a built in PASKR Safety Check! It alerts you to the Potential Risk of having a subcontractor on the worksite that is not legally under contract. If you have a contract signed on the outside it is an easy fix; simply select them to the Award Subs page until you are able to import the hand-signed contract.
Enter Number Present, Man-hours and short Task description, if desired.
Add Lines with Ellipses and remove with Trash can icon
Enter Company and Contact names of others who visited the site as needed
CONNECTION! PASKR will offer a Contact Quick Add option if it does not recognize the company in your Contact Database
If you have the Scheduling Integration turned on for your project, it will Populate Tasks into the Subcontractor and Scheduling Sections of the report. You can confirm if each item is Completed, on pace or choose a new completion date, if task is behind Schedule.
The Proposed Changes will be presented to the Project Manager who can accept the Variance dates and Automatically update the Schedule or work with Subcontractors to get the Schedule back on Track.
TASKS WORKING ON & COMMENTS/EVENTS CHANGES
Add details to text boxes
Tasks Working on info will roll forward to the next day’s Daily Log so ongoing tasks do not need to be retyped
COMPLETING DAILY LOG
Superintendents can check Request PM Approval box at the bottom of the log. This will send a notification to the PM that the Daily Log is ready for Review and Approval
PMs can Approve the Daily Log from inside the Report or by clicking the ellipses next to the Daily Log on the list screen.