The Estimate - The Estimate...

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1 The Estimate The estimate of the project being bid must be  systematically  done,  neat,  clear,  and easy to follow. 
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3 To Bid or Not to Bid Through  personal  contact  and  the  reporting  services,  the  contractor finds  out what  projects  are  out  for  bid  and  then  must  decide  which  projects to submit a proposal for. Typically they  are considering the following factors: - size of project - location of project - sponsor relations - type of construction
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4 To Bid or Not to Bid Cont. - probable competitiveness - labor market - subcontractor market - quality of drawings and specifications - completion time and penalty - estimating and bidding time - need for work
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5 Organization The  estimator's  work  must  be  kept  organized  to  the  extent  that  in  unforseen  circumstances,  someone  else  may  step  in,  complete  the  estimate,  and  submit  a  proposal on the project.
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7 Notebook A  notebook  should  be  kept  for  each  estimate  prepared.  It  should  be  broken 
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