The book is a step by step guide for implementing a successful job costing system. Its approach is different than conventional job costing systems in that it is field driven and places owners, foremen and project managers in positions they excel at. ELM is not a theory but a proven system that has successfully tracked millions in active construction. It is a direct common sense approach if followed will add to any company’s bottom line.
Labor is the biggest gamble facing subcontractors and many small and medium size General Contractors and it is here that ELM offers real answers and controls. No more guessing or gut feelings, you know where you and your bottom line are at from day one to contract completion.
In addition to job costing this book covers; estimating, purchasing, change orders, claims, project management, extended General Conditions and insights in the everyday running of a contracting firm.