Basic Estimating of Electrical Construction

June 19-22, 2017 - Indianapolis JATC

Small mistakes in an estimate can have a huge impact on your bid’s bottom line and this course provides the tools needed to be both comprehensive and competitive. This course will discuss the process for assembling an estimate including: developing material lists, applying labor unit data, material takeoff, and application of direct job costs, overhead, and profit. Wrapping up the class, participants will have an opportunity to see how what they have learned translates in in an estimating software program. 

Following this class, participants will be able to:
•    List types of mistakes found when estimating electrical construction projects and how to avoid them
•    Describe the parts of an estimate
•    Explain the importance of establishing the true cost for a project
•    Develop an estimate to provide job management information
•    Discuss how labor units can be used to competitively bid projects
•    Explain the difference between a competitive bid and simply a low bid

Instructor: John Negro.

Target audience: Individuals who are new to estimating or are looking to hone their skills 

Prerequisite: An understanding of electrical construction and the application of electrical material and completion of NECA’s Introduction to the Manual of Labor Units one-hour online course (included with registration.)

**This class will be limited to one attendee per member firm. If you would like to register more than one person, indicate this in the applicable field on the registration form with names of those you would like to add to the wait list. Starting May 17, people on the wait list will be registered for the class as space allows. Depending on interest, there may still be a maximum of 2-3 attendees per firm, regardless of number of wait list spots requested. Contact Tavia (Brunner) Rojas (317-292-3199) with questions.** 

Location: Indianapolis Electrical JATC, 1751 S. Lawndale Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46241

Course Dates: Monday, June 19 through Thursday, June 22, 2017

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. Continental breakfast, lunch, and beverages will be provided.

Registration fee: $700.00 per person

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 24, 2017. 

Payment: Fees may be paid by check or using your firm's Member Spending Account funds, should sufficient credits exist. If you are not sure of your MSA balance, please contact Ruth at the Chapter Office (317-846-5680). Make checks payable to "Central Indiana Chapter NECA" and PLEASE write "Basic Estimating registration" on the memo line. If paying by check, please send the check upon registration. Mailing Address: Central Indiana Chapter, NECA, 8900 Keystone Crossing, Suite 1000, Indianapolis, IN 46240. 

Cancellation policy: Firms who cancel their registrations less than 7 days prior to the event will be invoiced (or MSA charged) for the full registration fee. 

Participants who successfully complete this course will be awarded 24 Continuing Education Hours. 

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