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Virtual: HCC Contractor Academy Estimating Bootcamp

Date: November 14, 2020
Time: 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Cost: $75
Location: Online

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Sign up for HCC Contractor Academy’s Estimating Bootcamp and learn the latest estimating and preconstruction techniques being used in the industry today! Our bootcamps are taught by experienced estimators and preconstruction managers, and provide a unique opportunity to connect with peers, as well as ask questions and learn from some of the leading contractors in Denver area. Facilitated by Swinterton and PCL Construction.

Learning Objectives:

  • Pursuit - Identify and capture the Project
  • Conceptual and Schematic DD – Design Development , Construction Document phase
  • Identify opportunities
  • Estimating and Budget Control
  • Value Engineering
  • Schedule, Logistics and Constructability Reviews
  • Go/No-Go Decision
  • Concept / SD: Price the White
  • Identify Scope!! – have something for everything
  • High level pricing
  • Historical costs – Unit costs, Costs per SF, Length x height x $/SF, Provide a range
  • Comparable recent comparisons
  • GC & Subcontractor Communication
  • Received you ITB (invitation to bid), Read the ITB thoroughly
  • Scope of work
  • Bid Schedule
  • Taxes, prevailing wages, permit fees, etc.
  • Contact the Estimator at the GC’s office
  • Is this negotiated job or hard bid
  • Who is your competition
  • Risk and Risk Management
  • Writing an Appropriate RFI
  • Estimating – Subcontractor Perspective
  • Complexity of the Project
  • Basic Components of a Bid
  • Determine each Employee’s Fringe
  • Contract execution