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Matth

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Hello all,

I have just been asked by a customer to do a PIR on a commercial property ( portakabin type building, permanent location)

It would seem that there are half a dozen circuits, I have not visited the site yet.

How do you guys price for periodics?? Do you just charge for time or on a per circuit basis.

I have previously priced a job for a previous employer on a per circuit basis, but there was a large No of circuits ( over 15,000) not sure if I would dip out doing it this way...........
 

Paul.M

Electrician's Arms
I'd price it per circuit at £15 each including paperwork. How long will it take you to run around a portacabin? Start the job at 8am and you will still be able to buy a breakfast meal at McDonalds afterwards.
 
L

LlandrilloSpark

6-7 circuits, you can't test them fully in 2 hours, if you do your not doing it right.
When I do an inspection disconnect the circuit from the board and do r1+r2, ring, IR and Ze separately, I hate nothing more than seeing parallel IR readings on existing test schedules
 
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Dave 85

Probably about time someone pointed out we dont do PIR's any more
Also 15,000 circuits????
That'd take 10 years.
 
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