We are passionate about free enterprise advocacy, workforce education and training, business-to-business connections, career pathway development, and instilling a safety culture— in all sectors of the construction industry.
November 29, December 6, 13 & 20, 2023 January 9 & 16, 2024
8:00 am – 11:00 am each session
Hybrid Course: Attend In-person or Virtual
at ABC Keystone 135 Shellyland Road Manheim, PA 17545
Maximize Success in the Bid Process!
This course – part 2 of 2 – includes the pricing phase, the bid process, cash flow and program cost estimating. The earlier phases in the estimating process are covered in part 1.
This course introduces the types of cost estimation from the conceptual design phase through the closeout process of a construction project. In addition, the course highlights the importance of controlling costs and how to monitor project cash flow using interactive, hands-on activities.
Benefits of Attending:
Gain confidence in the bid process
Understand and practice cost control methods
Realize bids built for maximum benefit
Topics to be Covered:
Pricing Labor, Equipment, Material, and Subcontractor’s work
Pricing Equipment: renting vs. owning, depreciation, financing, and operating costs
Pricing Excavation and Backfill, Concrete, Masonry, Carpentry, Finishes, Piping, Insulation, Sheet Metal, Conduit and Conductors
Pricing Subcontractor’s Work
Pricing General Conditions
Pre-Bid Review, Bid Assembly and Closing the Bid
Mock Bid Assembly simulation
Post Bid documentation and the Cost Control Cycle
Projecting Cash Flow
Budget Estimating and Program Cost Estimating
Tim Sullivan, recently retired, has been a part of the construction industry since 1979. Tim brings his 42 years of diverse project experience with him in Estimating and Project Management from Wohlsen Construction Company, Reynolds Construction and eciConstruction. He is a graduate of Penn State’s Architectural Engineering Program with a degree in Construction Management.
Preferred registration date: 10 days prior to session date
Price includes: Interactive Instruction, hands-on activities & other class materials
Textbook not included (same as used for Estimating I) = $125 (textbook is Fundamentals of Construction Estimating, 4th Edition by David Pratt)
Cancellations received less than 10 days before the start of class cannot be refunded. Substitutions are permitted.
ABC Members may select the option to be invoiced. Non-members will need to please pay at time of registration either via credit card payment online or by calling the Chapter office: (717) 653-8106.
EIN: 23-1618254 – Contributions or gifts are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, payments may be deductible by members as an ordinary, necessary business expense. See your accountant for details.
ABC Keystone Membership can help you advance your business! Contact Mike Bachman Director of Membership to find out more.