Synopses & Reviews
This easy-to-understand pocket guide was developed by a real-world contractor who has perfected the art of construction estimating! The DEWALT Construction Estimating Professional Reference is a great resource to learn how to successfully bid on a variety of construction projects. Chock-full of practical advice based on the author's real-life experience in bidding countless construction jobs, this reference explores such key topics as forms and checklists, subcontractors and suppliers, procedures, trade evaluation, costs, profit, and overheads, and much more!
About the Author
Adam Ding is a professional estimator with extensive experience in a variety of commercial, residential, institutional, industrial, and infrastructure projects. He holds a Masters degree in Building Construction and a Ph.D. in Construction EngineeringandManagement. Adam has taught computer classes at Auburn University, and also owns the copyrights for a number of computer estimating programs. For his outstanding accomplishments in cutting-edge construction technologies, he received the first Dr. William Lewis Fellowship award from the University of New Brunswick. Currently a registered member in the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS), he continues to provide cost estimating services to building professionals in North America, Canada and Asia Pacific regions.