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awarded my first contract!

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by Jeckstine, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. Jeckstine

    Jeckstine Member
    from PA
    Messages: 55

    Got awarded my first contract on Friday! This site was so helpful in learning what to do and what not to do. Never actually posted any estimating questions but this forum made me think about a lot to do it right and competitively. Thanks!
     
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Don't forget the vig for everyone on this site!:)
     
  3. Jeckstine

    Jeckstine Member
    from PA
    Messages: 55

    I read a lot of your posts Grandview! Thanks a bundle!

    So what is "vig"?
     
  4. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Can't help you with everything;)
     
  5. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,523

    Its in the Bi-Laws
     
  6. Wilnip

    Wilnip Senior Member
    Messages: 583

    Thumbs Up Where in PA are you?
     
  7. Jeckstine

    Jeckstine Member
    from PA
    Messages: 55

    Harrisburg area.
     
  8. Jeckstine

    Jeckstine Member
    from PA
    Messages: 55

    Ok so where are the bi laws? I looked over the terms of use and faq and stuff like that but can't find any bi laws.
     
  9. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Only have 24 hrs after your awarded the contract.
     
  10. Jeckstine

    Jeckstine Member
    from PA
    Messages: 55

    Ok now I just think you guys are yanking my chain!
     
  11. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    In the PS Bi-laws.Might have to pm mjd
     
  12. Jeckstine

    Jeckstine Member
    from PA
    Messages: 55

    cant pm yet and its already past 24hrs!
     
  13. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    I'll see if you can get an extension.
     
  14. Jeckstine

    Jeckstine Member
    from PA
    Messages: 55

    thanks a bundle!:laughing:
     
  15. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,523

    We got you a 72 hr ext
     
  16. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    that will cost him an extra point.
     
  17. Jeckstine

    Jeckstine Member
    from PA
    Messages: 55

    you will have to fill me in on this point system you guys have!
     
  18. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,853

    First seasonal Contract, how did I do?

    I dont mean to hi-jack this thread but I was going to post close to the same thing this morning.

    Woo Hoo I got my first seasonal contract & check for it. Customer preferred 1 price for plow & sand. NO Shoveling involved(rare)

    Just like Jeckstine said: This site was so helpful in learning what to do and what not to do. Never actually posted any estimating questions but this forum made me think about a lot to do it right and competitively. Thanks to the few members that helped me learn about selling seasonal contracts through their thought provoking posts(GV your vig will arrive soon;) )

    How do you think I did? $1200 for unlimited plow & sand, to be payed in 5 monthly payments, already got 1st payment.

    412 snow plan 2.JPG
     
  19. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Is that a driveway? Hard to tell, I will take it in Loonies!
     
  20. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,853

    Yes it's a driveway, its 120' long & about 3100sqft to plow.