Posted on December 19th, 2008
Washington , DC- . The GSA Document PER-120 (Professional Estimating Requirements for Public Building Service) has recently been revised and approved by the GSA National Office in Washington, D.C. They are in the process of printing 40,000 copies. This document will be given out to the A-E Community in the coming months and also will be available within the web. Please search in www.gsa.gov until the exact website has been established.
The GSA has expanded its estimator qualification provision: “Although not required, certification by the American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) as a Certified Professional Estimator or Cost Engineer by the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE), is supporting evidence of an estimator’s qualification.” “The standards of practice described within the Canons of Ethics, published by the American Society of Professional Esti- mators (ASPE) ) shall be applied to all estimating services.