Estimating and tendering for construction work by Martin Brook

By Martin Brook

Estimators have to comprehend the results of getting into a freelance, frequently outlined through complicated stipulations and files, in addition to to understand the technical specifications of the undertaking. Estimating and Tendering for development paintings explains the task of the estimator via each key degree, from early fee experiences to the construction of budgets for winning tenders.

This new version displays fresh advancements within the box similar to new tendering and procurement tools; the stream from simple estimating to cost-planning and the larger emphasis put on partnering and collaborative operating. it is also alterations to pricing, charges, terminology and expertise to carry the publication thoroughly up-to date.

Clearly-written and illustrated with examples, notes and technical documentation the ebook is perfect for college kids on construction-related classes wanting to appreciate those crucial strategies or pros starting in industry.

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In large businesses which rely on new technologies this can be important. Standard documentation has been prepared by the JCT and published in January 2002. Previously variants of main forms of contract have been drafted by large client bodies, and it is likely that these will continue to be used. At tender stage, each specialist contractor receives specifications, drawings, method statements, and details of the scope of works from which each estimator can prepare his own bills of quantity. A number of onerous responsibilities are placed with package contractors, such as: 1.

Check elemental costs against similar projects. • • • 2. COST CONTROL AND NET CONSTRUCTION COST Cost control Design to cost document – issue target cost plan and elemental costs to design management. Attend design meeting and advise on compliance with target costs. Do sufficient taking off to check elemental costs. • • • Procurement Market testing to extent possible within design programme constraints. Consider: site works and frame; fitting and furniture; equipment. Advise cost team on current budget costs.

Before entering into a design and build arrangement a client should consider the drawbacks. A contractor may offer a functional design which is not aesthetically 18 Procurement paths appealing; he is inclined to develop a low-cost design with opportunities to increase his margins. A contractor might make a client’s brief fit his own preferred solution; the long-term life of a building might be overlooked and if the brief is vague, the client could pay an inflated price or take possession of an inferior building.

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