Electrical Bid Manager™

Electrical estimating software for all size companies. Bid small to multi-million dollar jobs with our flexible database, takeoff modules and bid proposals.

Electrical estimating software helps electrical estimators win more profitable bids in HALF  the time.

Electrical Bid Manager is used by electrical contractors of all sizes. From small startups to larger companies with a network of multiple estimators.

Start estimating with custom electrical bid software that includes: electrical database, material pricing data, electronic on-screen plan takeoff and QuickBooks job costing.

Custom Assemblies

Includes thousands of pre-built assemblies. Easily create new assemblies on the fly. Makes it easy to insure every material is counted. Each item has 3 columns of labor units to easily customize your bid.

Advanced Substitution

Easily apply value engineering to your electrical bid to raise or lower the cost of material and/or labor. Quickly customize wiring methods, conduit types, fittings, and wire type to create a more competitive bid. 

EPIC Pricing Data

It’s simple to keep your prices up to date with EPIC material pricing. Over 2 million electrical items and over 100 manufacturer catalogs with pages linked to each item. Use EPIC’s Target Price to make sure suppliers prices are fair. Import supplier prices directly into EPIC for easy price comparisons.

Electrical Plan Takeoff

Takeoff straight from your digital plans using your electrical bid software database. Multiple options available. We'll help you choose the best option for your electrical bidding needs.

Bid Analysis

Easily review your preliminary bid in detail or summary. Add hidden costs such as non-productive labor, subcontracts, and other job expenses. Modify material costs and labor based on job difficulty. Review and adjust profit, overhead, and all category totals. Create custom bids with only the details you want to present.

Takeoff Modules

Customized takeoff modules make it super easy to perform electrical takeoffs. Electrical Bid Manager includes branch circuits, lighting, wiring devices and many others; all with pre-built assemblies for quick takeoff.

Extras For Electrical Bid Manager

Digital Plan Takeoff

Start taking off using your digital plans.  Our digital plan takeoff solutions sync with Electrical Bid Manager and offer many time-saving benefits. 

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EPIC Pricing Service

Keep your material prices current in Electrical Bid Manager or other estimating software.  Includes over 2 million items updated daily, weekly, monthly, or quarterly.  Use EPIC’s Target Prices to compare to supplier price quotes.

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Extended Service Plan (ESP)

ESP allows you to maximize the Return on Investment of your Vision software. Most of our customers subscribe to take advantage of the software updates and toll-free phone support that is included.

  • Software updates
  • Database updates
  • Toll-free phone support
  • Email Support
  • Discounts on additional licenses
  • Intro and advanced training webinars
Help Videos

Electrical Bid Manager includes dozens of help videos built in. Get stuck or want to see a best practice, watch a short video!

Training Webinars

We host regular seminars over the Internet that cover the integration of PlanSwift and On-Screen Takeoff software with Electrical Bid Manager. Call us to learn more or visit our webinar registration page.  (800) 258-7752.

System Requirements

Operating System

  • Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
  • Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 or later with Parallels running virtualized Windows OS.


  • Most modern Intel/AMD processors above 1.5 Ghz.
  • Dual and Quad core recommended.


  • 4 GB minimum
  • 8 GB or more recommended

Hard Disk Storage

  • 400 MB of hard disk space for program installation
  • 1+ GB for job storage


  • Intel/AMD on-chip video minimum
  • Nvidia/AMD dedicated video card with 128MB or more recommended
  • Dual monitors is recommended when using digital plan takeoff.

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Electrical Estimator - Digital Takeoff Electrical Plans
Vision InfoSoft recommends using two screens for electrical plan takeoff.