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Introduction

Hisjob Inbroadterms,theestimator'sjobisquitestraightforward-his principalaimissimplytoproduceanestimateofthenetcosttohis companyofcarryingoutaspecifiedquantityofbuildingworkwithin agivenperiodoftime.However,whilstthejobdescriptionmaybe easyenoughtodefine,anyonethinkingthatsuchataskiseither 'straightforward'or'simple'shouldthinkagain.