Oct 20, 2021
CMGT 270 - Construction Estimating
(R only) CE-R
Introduces methods of construction estimating and estimates. The course covers the stages of preparing construction estimates and construction document analysis. Topics include an estimator’s qualifications and role of the estimating team, the process, accuracy, consolidation and bid preparation, submittal, and cost analysis. The course emphasizes quantity take-offs of general conditions, sitework, concrete, masonry, structural steel, wood and plastics, thermal and moisture control, and finish materials, as well as the use of computer estimating. PREREQUISITE(S): CMGT 100 and CMGT 110 , or consent of department. Assessment Level(s): MATH 050 Three hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly CT 284.
3 semester hours
May not be taken concurrently withMATH 017 or MATH 020 or MATH 045 without appropriate Math assessment score.
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Develop an understanding of all general aspects and variables related to construction estimating.
- Develop an understanding of the construction estimating process as affected by quantity takeoff and pricing.
- Develop an understanding of the process of quantity takeoff, as applied to divisions 1 through 9 of the CSI format.
- Apply the basics of computer estimating, using Precision Estimating by Timberline.
- Demonstrate the basics of cost estimating techniques utilizing industry standard cost manuals.
- Demonstrate the process of consolidating an estimate through the calculation of indirect costs.
- Identify the fundamental aspects of bid preparation and submittal.
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