Construction Support Services

TAKEOFF TASKS

  • Confirm plan pages against drawing index*
  • Provide scopes where takeoff quantities desired*
  • Write RFIs generated during takeoff
  • Submit RFIs*
  • Takeoff of scope items
  • Provide takeoff in standard format unless prior breakdown agreed upon

ESTIMATING TASKS

  • Confirm plan pages against drawing index**
  • Fill out Trade Sheet, ITB, and Due Dates
  • Put project out to bid on either Construct Connect or Building Connected**
  • Collaborate on coverage. Follow up with emails and phone calls for proper coverage***
  • Scope out project and write RFIs (If DD estimate coordinate with precon manager who did SD budget)
  • Submit RFIs*
  • Receive bids from subs and store in appropriate place**
  • Store late bids in appropriate place
  • Qualify bids
  • Collaborate on prequalifying subs w/ standard prequal metrics if not defined by client***
  • Take off of standard GC metrics
  • Provide general conditions, general requirements, and any logistics requiring sub pricing*
  • Provide pricing and backup for any bonds, builder’s risk, etc. (incl. items such as permitting and impact fees)*
  • Incorporate OPS logistics into subcontractor bids
  • Capture data to the best of the ability to fill out bid form and/or estimate summay

PRECONSTRUCTION TASKS

  • Confirm plan pages against drawing index
  • If conceptual budget use past cost data from past projects, DCD, or RS Means
  • If SD budget solicit subcontractors for assistance (Fill out Trade Sheet, ITB, and Due Dates)
  • Takeoff of standard precon metrics
  • Do coordination study per level of project documents incl. for DD budget
  • Submit RFIs
  • Attend weekly design meetings and help prioritize areas of focus
  • Provide general conditions, general requirements, and any logistics not part of past cost*
  • Provide pricing for any bonds, builder’s risk, etc. (this includes any pricing typically by client such as permitting and impact fees)*
  • Provide costs broken down per phase (building type/location etc.), CSI code, and , if past cost available, per Uniformat