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Estimating Bootcamp

Sat, March 20, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: $25
Estimating Bootcamp

Online Course


Sign up for Contractor Academy’s Estimating Bootcamp and learn the latest estimating and preconstruction techniques being used in the industry today! Our bootcamps are taught by experienced estimators and preconstruction managers and provide a unique opportunity to connect with peers, as well as ask questions and learn from some of the leading contractors in the Denver area.

Learning Objectives
  • Pursuit – Identify and capture the Project
  • Conceptual and Schematic DD – Design Development, Construction Document phase
  • Identify opportunities
  • Estimating and Budget Control
  • Value Engineering
  • Schedule, Logistics and Constructability Reviews
  • Go/No-Go Decision
  • Concept / SD: Price the White
  • Identify Scope!! – have something for everything
  • High level pricing
  • Historical costs – Unit costs, Costs per SF, Length x height x $/SF, Provide a range
  • Comparable recent comparisons
  • GC & Subcontractor Communication
  • Received you ITB (invitation to bid), Read the ITB thoroughly
  • Scope of work
  • Bid Schedule
  • Taxes, prevailing wages, permit fees, etc.
  • Contact the Estimator at the GC’s office
  • Is this negotiated job or hard bid
  • Who is your competition
  • Risk and Risk Management
  • Writing an Appropriate RFI
  • Estimating – Subcontractor Perspective
  • Complexity of the Project
  • Basic Components of a Bid
  • Determine each Employee’s Fringe
  • Contract execution
Course Facilitators



Sat, March 20, 2021
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost: $25
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