Introduction to Current Construction Cost ESTIMATING Techniques 

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Introduction to Current Construction Cost ESTIMATING Techniques   By Four BT, LLC INTRODUCTION Robust construction cost estimating is critical to improving productivity, quality, delivery times, cost control, and overall satisfaction for any renovation, repair, or new project. There are several types of construction cost estimates that provide varying levels of detail and confidence.   They range from […]

JOC Users

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JOC Users The following sectors use Job Order Contracting.   The list is in approximate order regarding capability (primary) and volume (secondary). Federal Government – DOD and non-DOD Educational Institutions – Higher Education, K-12 Transportation – Airports, Mass Transit Hospitals County, State, & Local Governments Utilities Learn more about LEAN Construction and Job Order Contracting […]

Job Order Contract Unit Price Book Basics

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Job Order Contract Unit Price Book Basics Improve your JOC Program today with independent, objective, locally researched cost data. Detailed Line Item Unit Cost Construction Estimating, & Unit Price Books, UPB (Unit Price Guides-UPG) Definition: detailed cost estimate: “a forecast of construction cost prepared on the basis of a detailed analysis of materials and labor […]

Unit Price Books Construction Cost Data

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Unit Price Books Construction  Cost Data LEAN Collaborative Construction Practices Construction Cost Estimating   Not surprisingly there is a great deal of confusion about Job Order Contracting, especially when it come to unit prices books and the use of appropriate and best value construction cost data. Selective the appropriate Unit Price Book is extremely important […]

JOC Process Post Task Order Approval

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While specific procedures are tailored to your JOC Program, here is a JOC Process Post Task Order Approval. Once a JOC project is approved a standardized process occurs per JOC Program requirements.  This process is generally detailed within the JOC Operations Manual and/or JOC Execution Guide. A typical JOC Process Post Task Order Approval  is show […]