Estimating the Cost of Sitework
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Wednesday, February 9, 2022
7:30 am – 3:30 pm CST (incl. a 60-min break)
Ha Yeung (Henry) Yu, P.E., P. Eng., PMP, LEED Green Associate, CTS
Basic Estimating Principles
The role of an estimator
Exploring the site plan and drawings
Additional factors not on the plans
Extracting a proper scope of work
The components of a complete earth analysis
Expansion and compression of soils
The significance of topsoil
Volumes affecting earthwork
Factors That Impact the Estimate of Utilities
Identifying underground utilities and determining location
Determining pipe volume and its significance
The importance of fittings and how to account for them
Calculation of Earth Spoils
The impact of earth spoils on the cost estimate
Estimating the amount of spoils
Estimating the cost of handling spoils
Developing Unit Costs
Estimating Erosion Control
The responsibilities of erosion control and how they impact the estimate
Estimating proper implementation
The intangibles in erosion control
Industry units of measure
Converting for uniformity and accuracy
Producing sample estimates of elements discussed throughout the day
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
AIA: (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
International Code Council:
.65 CEUs (Sitework)
Continuing Education Credit Information
Estimating the Cost of Sitework
This webinar offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in all states.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.
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The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Sitework (Preferred Provider No. 1232).
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Ha Yeung (Henry) Yu P.E. P.Eng. PMP LEED Green Associate CTS
Senior Cost Engineer at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Mr. Yu is a licensed professional engineer in New York State and the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. Mr Yu is a project management professional (PMP), a LEED green associate and an AVIXA certified technology Specialist. He possesses extensive experience in planning and management for diversified domain construction projects ranging from medium to large-scale industries, and he has an in-depth understanding of engineering design and construction management. He also provides on-call service as a FEMA substantial damage estimator.
Mr. Yu’s areas of expertise includes heavy civil construction, cost estimating, value engineering, project scheduling, feasibility studies, risk assessment, asset management and lifecycle cost analysis. He has conducted cost estimating training programs by invitation of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, and has been teaching the cost estimating and project management lectures for more ten years for the New York City Local 3 electricians, plumbers, carpenters and workers of other trades at the SUNY Empire State College and the Mechanics Institute of the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen.
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Course Title: Estimating the Cost of Sitework
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This 6.5 hour live lecture presentation examines basic estimating principles, earthwork analysis, factors that impact the estimate of utilities, calculation of earth spoils, developing unit costs, estimating erosion control, and proper conversions.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to apply basic estimating principles to estimating labor, materials and equipment for site work, improving the accuracy and reliability of site work estimates for project owners.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to take into consideration the factors that impact the estimate of utility expenses. The learner will be able to reference required underground depth of utilities and pipe volume to avoid later cost increases due to necessary adjustments.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to accurately calculate the amount of earth spoils, and make responsible and cost-effective plans for hauling and/or reusing spoils.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to determine compliance responsibility for erosion control management on sites and be able include the cost of erosion control in estimates so the site is not prone to erosion and associated environmental effects.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with site development
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 07/09/2022
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