• CONNECTION DETAILS

    • Type of columns

    • Type of base plates and anchors

    • Are there column splices

    • Connections for beams, joist girders, and bar joist

    • Are any members bearing on CIP, masonry, or precast

    • Are there precast wall panels, double tees or hollow core

    • What type of connection

    • Perimeter and deck bearing angle

    • RTU frames

    • Deck type

    • Screen wall

    • Lintels

    • Canopies

    • Galvanized material

    • Stairs and handrails

    • Elevator divider tubes and hoist beam and deck

    • Miscellaneous steel

 

  • ISSUES THAT DETERMINE TYPE OF EQUIPMENT

    • Building height

    • Crane pad

    • Weight of pieces precast or steel

    • Radius of crane with weights

    • Lay down area and do we need a forklift

    • Boom and scissor lifts

 

  • SIZE OF CREW

    • Single story

    • Multiple story

    • Amount of misc. steel

    • Schedule

    • Bid by man hour

 

  • SITE ISSUES

    • Location of project

    • Laydown area

    • Crane pad or access around the structure

    • Other crafts

    • Weather

    • Power lines

    • Truck access

    • Grid lay out and control

    • Elevations

    • Back in walls for rail

 

  • SEASONAL ISSUES

    • Will job start on schedule

    • Is weather an issue for productivity and equipment.  Rain, snow, cold, and ice

    • PPE and clothing

    • Shooting Studs

 

  • SAFETY ISSUES

    • Safety of employees is #1

    • Supply employees with proper safety equipment

    • Employees must use PPE provided

    • Sufficient tie off locations

    • Other safety equipment: Beamers, retractables etc.

    • Static lines

    • Nets

    • Debris Nets

 

  • OTHER SUBS AND GENERAL CONTRACTORS

 

  • OVERHEAD AND PROFIT

    • Service trucks = Total/Month hours

      • Truck payments

      • Truck insurance

      • Tools/Equipment/Welding rod

      • Fuel – Truck fuel/Welder fuel

      • Maintenance

      • Registrations

      • New Welders/Servicing old welders  

    • Insurance

      • Property/Liability/Work Comp

    • Office

      • Rent

      • Utilities/Phone/Internet

      • Trash

    • Payroll taxes and expenses

    • Union benefits