Tomas Sanchez

Estimating and Bidding Basics for Contractors

Learn strategies to:

Make effective proposals for your customers
Estimate your costs based on cost drivers, overhead and project break even
Negotiate contracts and change orders with your clients
Connect with resources
Evaluate software packages available
Evaluate and respond to government RFP’s and BIDs(basics)

Also connect with bonding agents, prime contractors, lenders, estimators, and project managers.

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Blue Printing Reading

You will learn how to:

  • Understanding Drawing Components
  • Reading Site Plans
  • Reading Building Plans
  • Understanding Elevation Plans
  • Understanding Blueprint sections including construction details,
    wood and masonry