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Register- Southeast Conference

 

 

CERT FALL SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORM

October 22-23, 2018, Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport, DFW Airport, Texas

 

 

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November

You’re invited to the
Attend CERT’s fall meeting, Nov. 10-11, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia!
Gather and network with your consulting estimator industry peers and colleagues from throughout the country.
Conference participants can qualify for continuing professional development credit!
Join us at the conveniently located

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The New Estimator

Level the Playing Field

For many in my profession, traditional roles and duties have developed into something that “old school” estimators wouldn’t necessarily recognize. Maybe a better verb for the previous sentence would be “transformed”, or perhaps more appropriately, “evolved”. It isn’t uncommon for the modern day estimator to wear even more hats than they always have. We’ve always had to have some of the same skills that other professionals have, even those outside of the construction industry. Sharing skills with architects, engineers, lawyers, and accountants has always been critical to the success of the estimator, but what we do with those skills is what has changed, particularly in the past 10 years.

 

My Journey into unCERTainty

My Journey

A little over two years ago I started thinking about starting an estimating and consulting business. After about nine months of thinking, planning, and weighing the options, I decided to go for it and started all the paperwork to establish an LLC with the State of Ohio.

 

Things an AEC Company Or Owner Should…

AEC Company Owners

Things an AEC Company Or Owner Should Know When Hiring An Estimating Consultant Firm To Do Work For Their Business By Edward Walsh, Executive Director – CERT The Consulting Estimators Round Table [www.CERT-USA.org] has developed some recommended guidelines for any AEC firm, building owner or developer thinking about hiring the services of a CE firm. The CERT is a national non-for profit association which promotes ethics, validation, education and fellowship of consulting estimator firms based exclusively in the United States.

 

WHY CERT?

Why Cert?

Architects, engineers, owners, developers, planners, law firms, sureties, and contractors no longer have to take as much risk or time when selecting an estimating consultant with whom to partner on their projects. There is now an excellent resource for those with a need for reliable construction cost estimating services to find experienced and dependable consulting construction estimators to work with when they need accurate and unbiased estimates for the projects they are designing, planning, negotiating, or bidding.