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Electrical Estimating – Vancouver

November 9, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 10, 2020 @ 4:30 pm

Participants will develop skills and knowledge to  estimate electrical construction projects and prepare a successful bid.
At the end of the course participants will be able to:
•  Calculate work quantities from engineering drawings
•  Adjust for material swell and shrink factors
•  Assemble efficient crews and determine  productivity
•  Put into practice effective methods for determining job costs.
•  Use essential formats for clearly estimating  equipment, labor, material and other service costs related to completing a project.
•  Assess and decide how a variety of physical site  complexities may affect the estimated cost of  a project and use methods to counteract these  variances.
•  Better identify and interpret general site conditions, special conditions and technical specifications  associated with electrical projects.
•  Analyze potential projects and decide on which  ones to bid •  Understand risk analysis and how to price this into  a bid
•  Do competitor analysis and understand how this impacts the bid
•  Do client risk analysis and how to price this into bids
•  Record material and other prices and maintain  contact lists
•  Formulate a bid strategy
•  Understand how to prepare an estimate and the estimating process
•  Become familiar with Construction Division Codes
•  Understand how to present a bid
•  Be familiar with how to use the bid depository
•  Understand the requirements for bonding and insurance
•  Understand the post-bidding process
•  Communicate with project managers to pass on knowledge of the bid prior to mobilization
Audience: The course is designed for those interested in  becoming electrical estimators and for workers with experience in construction that desire to improve their knowledge of electrical estimating.
Course fee includes: All books and materials, lunch, certificate upon completion and parking.
The course includes: Two days (16 hours) of lessons with instructors plus an online portion involving research, reading and answering questions (7-8 hours) that will be marked by the instructors. Please note you only have one attempt at passing the online portion.
Upon successful completion of the 2 days and the online portion for this course, eligible for 32 CPD points with BC Housing Licensing and Consumer Services.
If you successfully complete the 2-day component and did not pass the online portion, eligible for 16 CPD points with BC Housing Licensing and Consumer Services.
Instructors: Charles Baverstock, GSC & Tim Williams, B.Econ., MBA, CPA, GSC
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November 9, 2020 @ 8:00 am
November 10, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
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Vancouver Regional Construction Association
3636 E 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 1M3 Canada
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