Brian Seymour

Brian Seymour

Brian Seymour MBE, industry consultant and author of ‘Electrical Estimator’s Labour Unit Manual’ and ‘Starting Out’, conducts regular industry training programs throughout Australia on behalf of the electrical and air conditioning industries.

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    Way to go?

    Whether you prepare estimates manually or electronically, be sure you have covered all...

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    Estimating

    The preliminary round

    Contractors need to beware of often-missed costs when finalising a tender. Brian Seymour...

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    Clause for concern

    Electrical estimators must beware of detrimental clauses in tender documents. Brian Seymour highlights...

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    To bid or not to bid

    Making submissions for larger projects can be a not-so-tender trap. Brian Seymour offers...

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    Estimating: The professional way

    A qualified, experienced estimator can help an electrical contractor to stay in business...

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    Beware of the variables in estimating

    Accounting for not-so-obvious costs makes the difference between disaster and profit. Brian Seymour...

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    Sound, like a plan

    Focusing on the basic skills needed in an electrical contracting business, Brian Seymour...

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    How to make money and get paid

    Following on from the previous issue, Brian Seymour focuses on the basics for...

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    The tender trap

    Counting and measuring are central to accurate estimating, but there’s much more to...

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    Summarising an estimate

      A well-designed estimate summary sheet ensures you won’t break out in a...