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Looking at a big one this year!

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by EPPSLLC, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. EPPSLLC

    EPPSLLC Senior Member
    Messages: 209

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    Big industrial site..... could be a big one for us. Thumbs Up
     
  2. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care Senior Member
    Messages: 552

    yeah I say that is a pretty big one.... good luck!
     
  3. Cam.at.Heritage

    Cam.at.Heritage Junior Member
    Messages: 27

    wow....that looks like a place that's probably 24hrs??PITA
     
  4. EPPSLLC

    EPPSLLC Senior Member
    Messages: 209

    I'm still in the process of running numbers but it's looking like a 12 to 15 man crew on call at all times.
     
  5. JDiepstra

    JDiepstra PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,780

    Put a Dodge with a Cummins on it and you should be all set.
     
  6. EPPSLLC

    EPPSLLC Senior Member
    Messages: 209

    haha that's almost the same thing the guy that had it last year thought lol
     
  7. alsam116

    alsam116 Senior Member
    Messages: 217

    is that near you or in warsaw?? Grass on it too??
     
  8. CGM Inc.

    CGM Inc. PlowSite Veteran
    from Ontario
    Messages: 3,589

    WOW! I run....
     
  9. ryde307

    ryde307 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,143

    Impressive site goodluck with the bidding.
     
  10. sectlandscaping

    sectlandscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 314

    Hope you get your numbers right. This could be a big winner or loser. Good Luck.
     
  11. EPPSLLC

    EPPSLLC Senior Member
    Messages: 209

    it's all hourly so the big thing is just making sure I have enough equipment, techs, and subs.

    Other than that its really just going through the motions.
     
  12. braceyaself

    braceyaself Member
    from ct
    Messages: 63

    Go big or go home man! Good luck!
     
  13. thelettuceman

    thelettuceman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,216

    I got a woodie just lookin' at that. Too much for me and my f250 / western. Good Luck!!!
     
  14. firelwn82

    firelwn82 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,862

    DAAAAAAMMMMMMMNNNNNNN...... Looks like a money maker for sure. Does it even snow in Kentucky?
     
  15. EPPSLLC

    EPPSLLC Senior Member
    Messages: 209

    We normally get 8-10 plowable storms couple ice storms, I make most of my money salting.

    Speaking of ice mgmt - there is over 100 man doors at this place we have to keep - wet concrete practically at all time. The last two companies struggled with this and it is the clients biggest concern and challege. My question is this- is there something I could use a truck mount spray to spray the door entrances before it snows to help keep the snow melted? I'm talking like liquid fire that would really help me stay on top of it. Cost is not an issue. Effectiveness is!
     
  16. EPPSLLC

    EPPSLLC Senior Member
    Messages: 209

    Here's what I'm thinking -

    - 3 full size trucks with 8 ft blades
    - two skid steers with 8 ft and 10 ft push box
    - two atv with plows and salters for sidewalks
    - two 2 man crews with shovels and blowers for door ways
    - possibly looking at getting a loader w 20 ft push box.

    Everyone will have a radio at all times to help with communication and logistics

    I plan on handling this just like a hwy dept.
    Main roads first, then primary lots then secondary lots.
    Just like they would do highways, state road, then side streets.

    Thoughts?
     
  17. braceyaself

    braceyaself Member
    from ct
    Messages: 63

    Sounds good man,Loader is a must!
     
  18. CGM Inc.

    CGM Inc. PlowSite Veteran
    from Ontario
    Messages: 3,589

    definelty a loader or tractor. I wouldn't even attempt the place with trucks!
    Any idea about acerage?
    3 tractors and call it a day.......
    Steel Mill or such? Found the place on Google Earth.
     
    Last edited: Oct 20, 2011
  19. EPPSLLC

    EPPSLLC Senior Member
    Messages: 209

    Yes it's a steel mill.

    So you think next the trucks and get what a couple more big pieces with push boxes?

    The reason I was thinking trucks is for the roads through out the plant.
    Then the skid steers with boxes for all the lots and what not.
     
  20. EPPSLLC

    EPPSLLC Senior Member
    Messages: 209

    It sits on about 50 acres