Estimating and Scheduling Practitioner

Types of estimates

  • Estimating general and job overhead
  • Accounting for allowances
  • Alternates in the bid proposal
  • Estimator skills and attributes
  • The fundamentals of preparing estimates for the major trades
    • site work
    • concrete
    • masonry
    • structural steel
    • interior finishes
    • mechanical construction
    • electrical construction

A step-by-step approach is provided in preparing project schedules utilizing the critical path method and precedence schedules. The importance of schedule adjustments is discussed to provide realistic and valid information for decision making. The comprehensive analysis of scheduling provides the reader with an understanding of the optimal work sequence and the impact of deviations on the work schedule and ultimately on the project’s cost.

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ESP is recognized as a quality education program by ACCE, American Council for Construction Education