S F Johnson Consulting, LLC
Services all contractors need since 2010

Basic Plan Reading/Estimator Training

Plan Reading

We review a project from the ground up and analyze each sheet in detail. At the completion of the course, the student will understand what we mean when we say the 4 different views, how to navigate from one view to the next and why. We look at each sheet from the perspective of the contractor who needs that sheet. The student must pass each test with a grade of “B” or higher.

Estimator Training

This is a 5 week class that meets each week for 2 hours per class. All classes are private, live and on line.

We analyze the plans based on the trade and determine:

All take-off (measurement) information

All pricing related to the scope of work - The student will have full access to an 11 book cost book as part of the program

Detailed formatting of an Excel spreadsheet related to the scope of work.

Throughout the week, the student will have additional study materials and test to complete. Each week, the projects get more and more complex. The student much pass with a grade of “B” or higher.

Afternoon and Weekend Classes Available.

Monday - Concrete Masonry - 3 PM PST

Tuesday - Framing/Drywall - 4 PM PST

Wednesday - Excavation/Underground Utilities - 3 PM PST

Thursday - Paint/Flooring/Finishes - 4 PM PST

Saturday - MEPs - 7 AM - Noon PST

Plan Reading

We review a project from the ground up and analyze each sheet in detail. At the completion of the course, the student will understand what we mean when we say the 4 different views, how to navigate from one view to the next and why. We look at each sheet from the perspective of the contractor who needs that sheet. The student must pass each test with a grade of “B” or higher.

Estimator Training

This is a 5 week class that meets each week for 2 hours per class. All classes are private, live and on line.

We analyze the plans based on the trade and determine:

All take-off (measurement) information

All pricing related to the scope of work - The student will have full access to an 11 book cost book as part of the program

Detailed formatting of an Excel spreadsheet related to the scope of work.

Throughout the week, the student will have additional study materials and test to complete. Each week, the projects get more and more complex. The student much pass with a grade of “B” or higher.

Unlimited Learning - Subscription Service

We let your company take as many classes throughout the month as they want. You can choose from any or all of the classes listed below. All classes are on-line only.

Basic Plan Reading

Framing

Drywall

Painting

Flooring

Earthwork

Underground Utilities

Concrete/Masonry/Pavement

Landscaping

Electrical

Mechanical

Plumbing

There is a 6-month commitment with this service.

OSHA Safety (doesn’t quality as an OSHA Certification)

Check Out A Class “The 4 Views”

Basic Plan Reading

Basic Plan Reading

225.00
Estimator Training

Estimator Training

500.00
Unlimited Learning

Unlimited Learning

200.00 every month for 6 months