Oftentimes special equipment is needed on a project and those costs need to be included in the estimate.
- [Instructor] Let's take a look at the equipment screen. … It's very similar to the general expenses screen. … Click on it down here, and it opens up. … You'll notice it's very similar in layout … as a general expense screen. … I have, on the left hand side, … a bunch of different of equipment, … that I might expect to see in a project. … Now remember, just like many other screens, … you can add or delete any of these items on here, … and have it ready to go with equipment that you own, … that you anticipate using on future jobs. … You can even put in the cost per unit … in the cost/unit column if you like, … if you know what your cost of rental or ownership is. … Now, this screen calculates out … a lot like the general expense screen. … Let me show you. … Let's say, for instance, … I'm going to need an electric golf cart. … This is a daily rental cost. … Let's say I just need one of 'em. … But I'm going to need it for, let's say 30 days. … Click enter, and you'll notice, … my calculation will come out. …
- Creating a job file
- Tracking items and common assemblies
- Building temporary and custom assemblies
- Managing material prices
- Adding direct and incidental labor costs
- Considering labor factors and escalation
- Tracking subcontractors
- Managing general expenses
- Generating quotes and bids
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1. Program Overview
2. Job Takeoff
3. Extension Screen
4. Labor Screens
5. Quotes and Direct Job Expenses
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