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Don't Be Gullible About What's Billable

from Remodeling

Less of a field worker’s time can be billed to jobs than you might think.

I asked a client recently what percent of field employees’ time was billable. Without hesitation, he replied, “100%.”

He was wrong. Consider all these hours that aren’t related to jobs but must be paid: Safety meetings. Company meetings. Field education. Time in the office for scheduling, vendor quotes, etc. And paid time off.

Once you take those into account, the question becomes: What percentage of hours that a field worker is paid per week can you expect to bill to jobs? Production expert Tim Faller and I wrangled over this question for a couple hours as I wrote and rewrote this column. I shared with him my expectations for each of the various field positions. more

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