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A construction estimator calculates quotes and proposals for your employer & also determines whether these proposals offer a good return on investment for the company or not. The construction ...

A construction estimator calculates quotes and proposals for your employer & also determines whether these proposals offer a good return on investment for the company or not. The construction estimators also cope with contracts and prepare a probable construction cost. This cost is estimated according to architect's drawings, the amount of employees needed for the job & the amount of construction materials. The quantity of required construction materials is also estimated by the construction estimator

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    3 e laws essential for construction estimators.doc 3 e laws essential for construction estimators.doc Document Transcript

    • 3 “E-laws” for becoming a Construction Estimator The ability of projecting “the cost” of upcoming projects accurately is very important for any company to survive in the competitive era. Construction estimators are those who provide this vital information. They develop the cost information to determine if a proposed product will be profitable, or to make bid for a contract. They also work for determining which endeavors are making an adequate profit. About the job of construction estimator A construction estimator calculates quotes and proposals for your employer & also determines whether these proposals offer a good return on investment for the company or not. The construction estimators also cope with contracts and prepare a probable construction cost. This cost is estimated according to architect's drawings, the amount of employees needed for the job & the amount of construction materials. The quantity of required construction materials is also estimated by the construction estimator. Main Criteria of being a Construction Estimator To accumulate data & strong study of these data are the main aspects of the job. For that, estimators have to easy with math and acquire an alluring assurance in their determinations. They need to be computer literate, to have knowledge of office system software (such as word processing and spreadsheet) and to be familiar with blueprints. Excellent communication skill is must for interact with others come from different levels of the industry. A college degree is often favored by the recruiters. But in reality, a person can start to work in estimating as an assistant of an estimator without having a college degree. In that case, he or she will grab the experiences that enrich them with practical job efficiency. And these experiences will be more effective than a degree as the latter generally embraces the knowledge of theory instead of practicality. And learning the trade reasonably, they can work their way up to become an assistant estimator, then an estimator. READ MORE……………………http://www.quantity-takeoff.com/qto-articles/3-E- laws-for-becoming-a-Construction-Estimator.html