Estimating: Strategy & Procedures

Notes taken from an AISC Steel Conference session. Material by Hillsdale Fabricators. Types of Estimates Lump Sum Design Build GMP = Guaranteed Maximum Price T&M = (know what your costs really are!) Budgetary Go vs. No-Go Decision Process Rate each bid opportunity on a scale from 1-10. Compare and rate each bid opportunity to past… Read More

Checklist for Closing a Project

Checklists are a tool I use as a project manager. They serve as a reminder to trigger actions that need to be taken on a given project. This is an example of a checklist I use for closing completed projects. For starting projects see my post on project start checklists. Verify invoicing is complete and… Read More