Cost codes, or phase codes, are often adopted as a means for tracking project progress. Surveys of electrical contractors across the country show that the tracking is often inconsistent, burdensome and inaccurate. Historically the cost codes were developed by the estimation and accounting departments. However, the foremen and electricians in the field never install their work based on estimations or accounting cost codes. If the cost codes and activity descriptions in the field can be designed to be more useful for the electrician, the reporting can become more reliable.
Following this course, participants will be able to: