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ECAO Ottawa - Classroom Training Days

Electrical Contractors’ Association of Ottawa

86 Greenfield Avenue

Ottawa, Ontario

K1S 0X7

Course 1 April 5th and 6th

Course 1

8.5 hours each day.

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST

Maximum class size 15 people. Minimum class size 8 people.

Estimating Fundamentals

Role of an Estimator
Setting Up an Estimate
Methods of Estimating
Estimating Tools and Forms
Labour Manual and Use

Detailed Takeoff

Review Drawings and Specifications
Organization of Estimate
Measuring and Counting
Use of Forms

Layout and Estimate for

110 volt Receptacle Outlets for an Office
Lighting Fixtures and Switches for an Office
Lighting and Outlets for a Plant
Distribution and Feeders
400 amp Service Entrance

Pricing, Labouring and Summarizing

Listing of Material
Labour Units and Extension

Summarizing:
- Material Pricing
- Labour Cost, development, how to use and adjust
- Non-Productive Labour
- Job Expenses
- Mark-up and Profit
- Job Closing
- Sales Techniques

Course 2 June 1st and 2nd

Course 2 - Course 1 must be completed prior to taking course 2

8.5 hours each day.

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST

Maximum class size 15 people. Minimum class size 8 people.

Layout and Estimate for

Fire Alarm
600 Amp distribution
QMQB Panel board
CDP Panel board
600V Switchgear (Remove and Replace)
Bus Duct
Motor Control Center, Motor power and control wiring
5KV Service Entrance

Pricing, Labouring, and Summarizing

Listing of material, pricing and suppliers quotes
Labour units, extensions, Non-productive labour & cost
Job expenses and sub-contracts
Mark up, profit and job closing
Quotation example
Change orders and extras on jobsites
Hourly cost of a vehicle and hourly charge out rates
Unit pricing

Sheena Resendes

Administrative Assistant

Electrical Contractors’ Association of Ottawa

86 Greenfield Avenue

Ottawa, Ontario

K1S 0X7

Office: (613) 238-1124

Email: sheena@ecaottawa.ca