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Wet well and lift station structure for a force main/sewer line

Wet well and lift station structure for a force main/sewer line

Wet well and lift station structure for a force main/sewer line

I am trying to do a fee schedule/estimate for the structural design of a wet well and lift station structure for a sewer line. Any suggestions for the hours of the engineer and CAD designer? Thanks.

RE: Wet well and lift station structure for a force main/sewer line

Of course, this depends on how complicated the structure is. Our rule of thumb is 20 hours engineering and 20 hours of CAD per sheet. Of course for a two sheet project, the numbers will be more. But if you don't know how to estimate it, I doubt you have much experience in designing it. So factor in a learning curve.

RE: Wet well and lift station structure for a force main/sewer line

We did something similar but the reviewing engineer screwed everyone over and we ended up tripling the time it should have taken so I really don't have a good number to give you. Overall I'd say it wasn't too bad if you've done similar buried concrete structures.

Maine EIT, Civil/Structural.

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