Advanced Blueprint Reading for Commercial Construction

When:

  • Oct 25, 2019 08:00 AM – 04:00 PM

Where:

  • Holiday Inn & Suites Des Moines Northwest
  • 4800 Merle Hay Road
  • Des Moines, IA 50322
Fee Type of Fee
$225 MBI Members
$300 Construction Update Subscribers & Non-Members

Presenter: Brad Perkins, Construction Engineering, Senior Lecturer, Iowa State University - Ames, IA

Boost Your Understanding of Blueprint Reading, Take-Offs, and Estimating

This course is a follow-up to the Master Builders of Iowa’s Blueprint Reading for Commercial Construction course and will present attendees with advanced plan reading skills as well as quantity take-off and estimating using the RSMeans Manual. The morning session will include an extensive concrete take-off activity and the afternoon session will include an extensive interior finishes take-off activity.

Learning Objectives:
• Identify key issues relating to plan reading for structural and architectural plan sets in a commercial building
• Demonstrate an understanding of quantity take-off for concrete
• Demonstrate an understanding of quantity take-off for interior finishes
• Develop a basic understanding of estimating using the RS Means manual, including material, labor, equipment, profit and overhead costs
• Develop an estimate for a commercial concrete project
• Develop an estimate for a commercial interior finishes project

Master Builder Designation: 7 Project Management