Hewitt Estimating Consultants

We provide cost estimating consulting services for the heavy civil & infrastructure construction industry. We provide both feasibility level as well as detailed construction estimates for contractors, engineering consultants, utilities, and government departments. Our expertise focuses on highway projects, bridge projects, light rail transit, tunnels, water power & dam projects. Click on our portfolio tab under Estimating Services, to view a list of just some of the major projects we have estimated or scroll through the list of our client's below. 

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Heavy Civil & Infrastructure Cost Data

Our Cost Data (© 2009-2017) covers; Heavy Civil, Highways, Bridges, Airports, Transit Projects, Water Power & Dams, Tunnels, Sewer & Water, High Voltage Transmission Lines & Mainline Pipeline. The database comes complete with a comprehensive Master Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) our Master Resource File, a library or Estimate Assemblies and a complete selection of Sample Reference Estimates covering most heavy civil & infrastructure divisions of work. Our Construction Cost Data includes crews complete with production rates, material rates, subcontract rates and work assemblies along with ownership and operating costs for over 1400 pieces of construction equipment.

The complete database is available in United States and Canadian dollars utilizing both imperial (english) and metric measurement systems. On request the database can be converted to other international currencies utilizing our built in price indexing and productivity factors.

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Estimating Services available in Multiple Formats

During our 40 years of preparing estimates on heavy civil projects around the world we have and continue to work with many of the best estimating softwares on the market. We are pleased to offer our services in the following formats; Chief Estimator (©2017) International Project Estimating Limited,HCSS HeavyBid (©2017) Heavy Construction Systems Specialists Inc. and Harddollar HD Estimating (©2017) InEight Inc.

The Chief Estimator Software

The Chief Estimator Software (.ipe) (©1992-2017) is construction estimation software we developed and have been using since 1992, estimating some of the biggest projects in the world. Our estimating software includes our comprehensive infrastructure cost data based on over 40 years of estimating experience.
The software interface is currently available in the English, French, Spanish & Portuguese.   
Key Features of the Chief Estimator Software:
  • Multi-Level Estimate Breakdowns
  • Foreign Currency Support
  • Unit Price or Lump Sum
  • Award Vendor Packages
  • Chart Resources over Time

A Few of Our Clients

SNC Lavalin

SNC-Lavalin is one of the largest diversified Engineering and Construction companies in the works.

Dragados One of the world’s largest Civil Engineering Contractors. Dragados Construction Division in Canada has purchased several of our Infrastructure Estimate Cost Data Packages integrated with the Chief Estimator Software.
Rizzani De Eccher Rizzani are a world leaders in innovative erection technologies for rapid transit infrastructure projects. Rizzani’s USA division has purchased the Chief Estimator Software along with our Infrastructure Resource Cost Data. www.rde.it
Graham Ferrovial manages over 2,900 km of highways around the world. Ferrovial has purchased the Chief Estimator Software along with our Master Infrastructure Resource file to help them estimate their infrastructure projects. www.ferrovial.com.
MWH International engineering firm specializing in water power and dam construction.
Ontario Power Generation AECOM is one of the largest engineering firms in the world.