This RSMeans Facilities Construction Estimating course is an intensive two-day class designed specifically to assist facility owners and owners representatives to expediently “get it right” in construction estimating. Topics covered include the estimating process, project costing, labor hours estimating, using the RSMeans database efficiently, site visit, quantity take-off and dealing with on-going operations issues. Attendees of this program consistently rate it “excellent.”

This seminar now includes a Job Order Contracting (JOC) component for public sector renovation projects — take advantage of this emerging $1 billion market!

Who should attend?

This course is specifically suited for facility managers, architects, engineers, contractors, facility trades-people, planners and project managers.

Course Outline
Quickly determine the full scope of your projects
Identify the issues and opportunities of Job Order Contracting
Understand fixed-price long term contracts for multiple construction projects
Identify the scope of risks & opportunities
Find creative solutions to estimating issues
Organize estimates for presentation and discussion (CSI MasterFormat)
Save time by using assemblies in project estimating
Define the advantages of budgetary estimating vs. bidding
Avoid common estimating pitfalls
Negotiate project change orders with confidence
Address project change orders with confidence
Use special techniques for repair/remodel and maintenance projects