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Electrical Estimating Class: How to organize and Create an Electronic Takeoff 

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How do you win a contract for a larger job? There’s a saying that says the devil is in the details. Putting together a successful bid on a larger job means paying attention all the details and our electrical estimating training will walk you through the bid step by step.

In Part Two of our definitive guide to bidding on larger jobs, our experienced trainer Brian Hoffelder will show you how to create an orderly and organized electronic takeoff using Vision InfoSoft’s electrical estimating software Electronic Bid Manager and the electronic takeoff software Plan Swift.

Takeoff is a critical step in putting together an accurate bid, and with a larger job the process becomes even more important, because inaccuracies can be more costly. In this webinar you’ll
learn how to create a foundation for your bid: an accurate, detailed count of the fixtures, switches, wiring as well as drops to switches, receptacles and panel. Brian will even show you how to accurately estimate time, labor, equipment and materials for digging a trench.

Confident electrical estimating can make the difference in winning more jobs as well as creating a bid that will ensure you’re paying yourself as well.

This electrical estimating webinar covers the following topics:

Key takeoffs in detail using Electrical Bid Manager and Plan Swift
Step by step guide to counting using a PDF file of the electrical plans
Best uses of Electrical Bid Manager’s powerful and customisable database

Our webinars are for electrical contractors and estimators, even those who have been bidding on large jobs in the past, including the informative question and answer session: 

In case you missed it, Part One of The Definitive Guide to Bidding on Larger Projects, covers getting organized before you begin your bid. 

 And Part Three gives you a checklist of the essential items to review before you submit your bid.  

Brian Hoffelder is one of Vision InfoSoft’s co-founders and combines nearly three decades experience in electrical estimating services, software development and software training. His first hand estimating experience provides a real-world perspective on the most critical skills required for efficient and profitable bidding. 

Brian Hoffelder

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