Advanced Estimating of Electrical Construction

Sponsored by the Electrical Contractors Trust of Solano/Napa Counties

Dates:  Thursday & Friday, April 5-6, 2023
Time:  8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Location:  Napa Training Center (720 Technology Way, Napa)
Cost:  Free for Solano/Napa ECT Contributors
or $880.00 for Non-ECT Contributors

Note: Registration must be paid prior to the class.

Instructor:  Glenn De Soto

Participants who complete this course will be awarded 12 continuing education credits!

Target Audience: Individuals with a firm grasp of basic estimating principles and experience preparing bids.

Prerequisite: Basic Estimating of Electrical Construction

Course Description: Developed to discuss all phases of the estimating process, this course covers all phases of preparing a competitive bid. Key topics include identifying desirable bid opportunities, analyzing the company’s capabilities to insure profitable results, the estimator’s role at various stages of the project, writing an effective scope letter, and identifying often hidden costs in the bid document. Following this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the steps necessary to prepare a competitive bid
  • Identify the most desirable bid opportunities
  • Describe how a company’s capabilities can be analyzed to insure profits
  • Discuss cash flow and bonding
  • Discuss relevant contract terms
  • Identify price adjustment techniques, overhead and profit
  • List the documents required to estimate a construction project

Complete the below registration form to confirm your attendance.

Note: Classes are subject to cancellation two weeks in advance, in the event sufficient registration is not received. No refunds one week prior to class.

Contact Scot VanBuskirk with the Solano/Napa ECT at (925) 828-6322, should you have any questions.