Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:00 - 4:30 pm
Producing Different Types of Cost Estimates
Purposes of and methodologies for cost estimates
• Design estimate
• Bid estimate
• Control estimate
Construction Estimating Resources and Processes
Estimating Labor, Equipment, Overhead and Profit
Estimating labor costs
Estimating for construction equipment costs
Estimating overhead costs
Estimating Construction Materials and Services
Earthwork and excavation
Estimating Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing
Using Construction Estimating Software
Review of industry-standard software
Who Should Attend
6.5 HSW CEHs
6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Louisiana.
The American Institute of Architects has approved this event for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). The Louisiana State Board of Architectural Examiners accepts programs approved by the American Institute of Architects. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.
This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity for construction contractors, but it is not approved in any state with a contractor continuing education requirement.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Reginald Jeter, P.E.
Reginald Jeter, P.E. is the professional-in-residence for the Construction Engineering Technology Program at Louisiana Tech University. Prior to joining Louisiana Tech in December 2015, Mr. Jeter worked more than 28 years as an estimator and project manager for several highway and heavy construction companies. Much of that time he was the chief estimator for the various companies.
Mr. Jeter holds BS degrees in Construction Engineering Technology and Civil Engineering and an MS degree in Civil Engineering from Louisiana Tech University. He is a licensed professional civil engineer in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Mr. Jeter is a past-president of the Shreveport Chapter of Louisiana Engineering Society and served as northwest district chairman for Louisiana AGC. He was voted Most Outstanding Professor for 2017-18 by the civil engineering and construction engineering technology students at Louisiana Tech University.