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Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-11-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,279
Posted By SlumberJack
I'm in NY just north of NYC which is different...

I'm in NY just north of NYC which is different than many areas. If you do all you say you do, and I'm not doubting, than here you'd be worth between $85k to $125k/yr. The range may seem wide but...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 12-04-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,856
Posted By SlumberJack
Thanks guys...would like to see any pictures or a...

Thanks guys...would like to see any pictures or a link for sure.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 12-03-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 50,718
Posted By SlumberJack
Good suggestions... what do you guys end up...

Good suggestions... what do you guys end up paying per day for the vaccuum truck and how much material does it carry?
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 12-02-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,412
Posted By SlumberJack
Jhark123 is right on... sounds like the Civil...

Jhark123 is right on... sounds like the Civil Engineering route would be an excellent choice for you considering your goals.

I wasn't around for your initial post but from looking back on it I'm...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 12-02-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 50,718
Posted By SlumberJack
Hand Excavation Productivity

Our guys are going to be getting their hands dirty real soon (hopefully) ... we may be getting a job for Con Ed at a substation in Staten Island.

Everything must be excavated by hand. We're...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-30-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,856
Posted By SlumberJack
Yes that's correct; we're pouring the concrete...

Yes that's correct; we're pouring the concrete elevator pit and shaft...the elevator shaft itself is about 11' x 12' but there is also going to be some slab infill and structural steel work in the...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-30-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,856
Posted By SlumberJack
Tricky sheeting problem

Hey guys; I'm figuring a job calling for the excavation for a new street elevator in the Bronx connected to the subway beneath and it will require some support in the way of sheeting.

We're...
Forum: HVAC 11-22-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,022
Posted By SlumberJack
Hey guys thanks for all the help. It looks like...

Hey guys thanks for all the help. It looks like we got things resolved. I had National Grid come by and the tech noticed the air flow was weak. The bottom line after a little investigating was that...
Forum: HVAC 11-20-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,022
Posted By SlumberJack
Hey thanks for the info guys... I called National...

Hey thanks for the info guys... I called National Grid and believe it or not they couldn't find us in their system so it's $165 just for a tech to take the trip; not including any repairs...that's...
Forum: HVAC 11-19-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,022
Posted By SlumberJack
To be perfectly honest with you I don't exactly...

To be perfectly honest with you I don't exactly know...I'm assuming since I wasn't aware that it had a pilot light.
Forum: Masonry 11-19-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,295
Posted By SlumberJack
Hey there Ave, I realize I'm a few months...

Hey there Ave,

I realize I'm a few months late here but I may be able to offer some insight ... I myself am a masonry estimator (full-time) now with another contractor specializing in site work,...
Forum: HVAC 11-19-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,022
Posted By SlumberJack
Could you point me in the direction of where teh...

Could you point me in the direction of where teh flame sensor is and how to clean it? Or is it the type of thing that is much easier done than said?
Forum: HVAC 11-19-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,022
Posted By SlumberJack
Thanks for the quick response...lots of variables...

Thanks for the quick response...lots of variables huh?

The fan is switched to "Auto" and works when I put it to "On" but I don't leave it like that and no, it only comes on when the heat kicks on...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-19-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,902
Posted By SlumberJack
Thanks guys...point taken - I (and most guys...

Thanks guys...point taken - I (and most guys around here) are putting laborers out there on the flags, moving drums, cones, signage, etc....and we're at just under $600/man day per laborer... whew...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-19-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,902
Posted By SlumberJack
Guess this isn't the most exciting of topics that...

Guess this isn't the most exciting of topics that could be discussed here...
:whistling

Was something that came up recently here on a local road job; one of the last I bid I came in at about...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-19-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,614
Posted By SlumberJack
Great info guys... really very impressive and I...

Great info guys... really very impressive and I appreciate your time and expertise...

I applaud everyone on the forum for their knowledge and I'll be the first one to say I spoke too soon in my...
Forum: HVAC 11-19-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,022
Posted By SlumberJack
Heater from hell

Hey guys...never posted in this category before as I'm in the civil/structural end of the business but I thought who would be better to ask than you guys first.

Been having issues with my forced...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-17-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,614
Posted By SlumberJack
I hear you rino. Thanks for the response. So...

I hear you rino. Thanks for the response.

So if I understand you correctly, if say you had a 6'-6" deep trench, you'd start benching 2'-6" from grade which leaves the max vertical trench wall of...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-17-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,902
Posted By SlumberJack
Any ROADWORK guys/gals around?

Looking to shoot the breeze about MPT and if/how you typically include that in your bids. (Maintenance and Protection of Traffic).

I'm in NY and there's obviously different standards in different...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-17-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,614
Posted By SlumberJack
The ignorance must be bliss here with (hoping...

The ignorance must be bliss here with (hoping only) the two of you...I wouldn't have said this had you not again taken another jab but Sar-Con you're drowning in your own point here on that...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-17-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,614
Posted By SlumberJack
Wingnut don't manipulate what I wrote... you love...

Wingnut don't manipulate what I wrote... you love the drama; I can see it in your other posts... Forum» Trade Talk» Specialty Trades» Property Preservation» A Joke - Fee's

I can take it like the...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-17-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,614
Posted By SlumberJack
Look I'm going to say something once and for all...

Look I'm going to say something once and for all and I hope I can continue to post on this forum without people jumping on the bandwagon to make me out like I'm some condescending Pri*% because I'm...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-17-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,614
Posted By SlumberJack
Sar-Con...I appreciate the insight... even the...

Sar-Con...I appreciate the insight... even the extra tip on the calculations...boy if I don't know that after 10 years doing takeoffs I'm in trouble...thanks again.

And please you guys...we're...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-17-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,614
Posted By SlumberJack
PipeGuy, you came highly recommended to me by...

PipeGuy, you came highly recommended to me by another user here on the forum in another recent post...

Exactly what are you getting at here with your quote and short response? I sense major...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-17-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,614
Posted By SlumberJack
This was more of a general question than a...

This was more of a general question than a job-specific one because this stands true on at least 80% of my jobs...and shoring/sheeting isn't always cost-effective so any trenches 5' deep or more...
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