Residential Estimating and Bidding GRBT 1150

4 Credits

This course focuses on residential estimating practices to produce construction quotes, bids, and proposals. Students will learn to read and interpret architectural drawings, written specifications and scopes of work to produce material quantity take-offs, estimate construction labor time and costs, and assess subcontractor's bid proposals and building material supplier's quotes. Students will also learn formulas to produce quantity take-offs, and quantify building areas and volumes. Students will determine appropriate overhead costs and profit margins to include in bids. This course emphasizes both paper and pencil and computer-assisted cost estimating and tracking.

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