Estimating for Change Orders with Troy Aichele

Estimating for Change Orders with Troy Aichele

Estimating for Change Orders with Troy Aichele

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 (7:45 AM - 4:00 PM) (CDT)


Recommended for project managers, assistant project managers and estimators.

This workshop is a must for all Project Managers, Assistant Project Managers and Estimators looking to learn and enhance their construction change order knowledge in the mechanical industry. 

Participants will learn the following from this workshop:

  • The different types of changes that occur on a project 
  • Change Order management methods, SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) and Documentation 
  • Change Order risk management and notification strategies 
  • Change Order pricing methods (Lump Sum, T&M, and Forward Pricing) 
  • Types of Change Order impacts and productivity correction factors 
  • Sequential steps and best practices in identifying, pricing and selling Change Orders 
  • How to calculate Overtime and Shift Work Change Orders 

This course will build on Troy's class on estimating basics which covers performing a piping take-off and calculating a bid, effective bid strategies and how to calculate key risk indicators. 

Troy Aichele has spent 30 years in the mechanical construction industry, with extensive experience in office buildings, high-rise, hospitality, hospitals, casinos, and schools in both remodel and new construction environments. Troy is recognized as an effective team builder as well as a leader in business and sales planning, scheduling, cost-control, design, constructability, value engineering, and labor productivity. Troy expediently problem solves with personnel ranging from field workers, contractors, engineers, architects, accountants, purchasing, insurance and bonding agents, auditors, and developers on large scale projects that differ in teams, schedule, location, and design.

While Troy was growing his career as a mechanical contractor, he pursued his passion to contribute to both local and national mechanical affiliations and contribute to the education and training of current and future mechanical contractors. To serve the former, Troy served on Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) Board of Directors, John R. Gentille Foundation (formally MCERF) Board of Trustees and as Chairman of the MCAA’s Career Development Committee overseeing more than 60 student chapters in North America and managing the annual National Student Chapter Competition.

MMCA Training Center
10590 Wayzata Blvd. Ste. 100
Hopkins, MN 55305 United States

We are located off the north frontage road behind the Hampton Inn & Suites in building marked Woodside V. 

Note: The building front doors do not unlock until 7:30 am.

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Sophie Thaden
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Tuesday, September 19, 2023 (7:45 AM - 4:00 PM) (CDT)

7:45 am - 8:15 am Breakfast 

8:15 am - 4:00 pm Seminar (including lunch & breaks)

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