ARCH 3013 Lecture Segment 4 Qualifications Steps Measurement STUDENTS

ARCH 3013 Lecture Segment 4 Qualifications Steps Measurement STUDENTS

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ARCH 3013 ESTIMATING COURSE NOTES LECTURE SEGMENT #4 THE QUALIFICATIONS OF AN ESTIMATOR 1 A good estimator should possess the following quantifications: 1. A thorough understanding of and the ability to interpret _____________________ . 2. A sound knowledge of building __________ ,__ _________________ and ____________ in the industry. 3. A ‘ ______ ’ of information collected or gained through experience in construction work, relating to materials required, hourly output of workers and plant, overhead expenses and costs of all kinds. 4. An understanding of the best ________ of preparing an estimate. 5. A ________ and ______ approach to work. 6. Ability to do careful and accurate ___________. 7. Ability to _______ , _______ and _________ data that would be useful in estimating. Good instruction or careful and thorough study of a standard book can help an employee new to the field of estimating to become a good estimator. However, each estimator must try to develop all the above mentioned qualities while obtaining practical experience. Data Required for Preparing an Estimate In order to prepare a detailed estimate the estimator must have with him the following data: 1. _____ , ________ and other relevant _______ of the work.
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