Estimating & Bidding Part 1

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Estimating & Bidding Part 1

A deeper dive into project estimating & bidding with a focus on how to properly estimate costs and bid on heavy civil construction projects.

By Business Outreach Committee (BOC)

When and where

Date and time

Tuesday, June 6 · 10am - 12pm PDT


AC Transit 1600 Franklin Street (2nd Floor Board Room) Oakland, CA 94612

About this event

  • 2 hours
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A Two-Day Learning Experience!

This event is primarily designed for disadvantaged and small business subcontractors, but all content applies to prime contractors as well. The instructor, Ed Duarte will focus on typical pricing scenarios and methods used to prepare bids for heavy-civil construction projects, including materials and subcontractor pricing and labor productivity. BRING YOUR LAPTOP!

June 6

Day One: Instructor will focus on pricing materials and labor costs with an emphasis on labor productivity. Remember to register for Day-Two for the final application of how to properly prepare cost estimates and submit a bid.

June 13

Day Two: Instructor will illustrate how to finalize a spreadsheet and prepare a completed bid through Microsoft Excel. Final presentation becomes the Scope Letter that subcontractors must utilize to submit their bids.

Meet the Instructor

About the organizer

The Business Outreach Committee (BOC), a consortium of Bay Area transit and transportation agencies whose goal is to assist small and disadvantaged companies in doing business with Bay Area Transportation Agencies.

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