A. Chapter 1 Questions
What information is contained on the working drawings?
The working drawings usually contain information
relative to design, location, dimensions, and construction of
What information is contained in th
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SERENDIPITY SWOT ANALYSIS
Marketing & Sales
brand name and
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Quantity takeoffs- is required of someone in order to get an accurate estimate.
Waste factors- depends on
Purchase lots- by he cubic yard, paint in gallons. Whatever the size of the lot thats what
Bill of materials- list of materia
The Estimate Review Questions
Why should a notebook for estimates be kept? What
items should be kept in it?
A notebook will help keep a record of all information
used for the preparation of the estimates and help keep those
responsible for th
Overhead and Contingencies Review Questions
What is overhead? Why must it be included in the cost of
Overhead cost are cost incurred that are not directly
associated with the construction project, but to the
Negotiating Commercial Estate
Bid represents total cost to the owner
In the end you need a profit (profit margin)
Indirect cost- cost of you being able to do the project (portal potties)
Office overhead- what it costs to run the business, share of all the
Labor and Equipment
How to estimate labor cost?
First breakdown the work by different types.
Determine productivity rate (historical data).
Determine the quantity
Work Hours = Quantity * Productivity Rate
Adjust for Productivity (efficiency)
Excavation = Sitework = Earthwork
Difficult to determine cost because
Type of soil
Slope of the bank
Whether bracing or sheet-piling is required
Water pumping requirements
Question that need to be answered:
What is the extent o
Ready-mix most common
Delivered to the jobsite by the ready-mix company
Mixed on the job - field batch plant
For large jobs in remote locations
Must have a thorough understanding of concrete mixes
Concrete = cement + aggregate
Commercial Construction Definitions
ADDENDA- Statements or drawings that modify the basic contract documents after the
latter have been issued to the bidders, but prior to the taking of the bids.
ALTERNATIVES- Proposals required of bidders reflecting the
A. Chapter 3 Questions
What types of information are found in the specifications?
As defined by the AIA, they are the written description of
materials, construction systems, and workmanship.
Why is it important for the estimator to revie
A. Chapter 2 Questions
What is a single contract and what are its principal
advantages and disadvantages for the owner?
A single contract comprises all work required for
completion of the project. The advantage of a single contract
is that a
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