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Scope of Work for Facilities Estimating

Sep 19 2018
2 Days
Crystal City Courtyard by Marriott
2899 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA 22202
Room Reservation:
(703) 549-3434
This seminar will be valuable to anyone who is faced with the task of assessing the scope of work for estimating purposes on renovation- and maintenance-type projects at all stages of the design process. This practical two-day training class addresses the vital importance of understanding the scope of projects to arrive at accurate cost estimating.

How You Will Benefit
•Understand the “big picture” estimating process.
•Review the process of construction cost estimating in a facilities renovation environment.
•Learn that final pricing is only as accurate as the understanding of the scope of the project.
•Review real-life projects, along with checklists, for respective divisions.
•Gain an overview of quantity takeoff and project pricing, with special focus on the front-end of the process (scoping).
•Learn to estimate like a contractor.

What You Will Cover
•Discussions of site visits, plans/specs, record drawings of facilities, and site-specific lists
•Review types of scope of work—AE (architect/engineer) scope, context scope, and process scope
•Estimating process of scope of work
•Consequences of poor scope of work
•Assessing scope of work
•Hands-on exercises which require scope, takeoff, and pricing
•Impact of written scope of work on the estimator

Who Should Attend
Corporate and government estimators, planners, architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors, owners’ representatives, and anyone tasked with budget estimating and the bidding of facilities renovation projects.

Materials Included
•RSMeans Estimating Handbook
•Commercial Renovation Costs with RSMeans Data
•Assessing Scope of Work with RSMeans Data for Facilities Construction Estimating Seminar Workbook
Continuing Education Units

Approved for Continuing Education Units (14 hours, 1.4 recertification credits) by both the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) and the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) International Certification Board.

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