Trimble AutoBid Mechanical – Introduction to OnScreen View Takeoff

This training course is best suited to participants that wish to learn how to use the features and functions of OnScreen View takeoff within Trimble AutoBid Mechanical. The learning objectives will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively approach takeoff using OnScreen View takeoff in their workplaces. All participants should have experience using Trimble AutoBid Mechanical either with a digitizer or through direct input.

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Class Setting


Course Prerequisites


Who Should Attend

Junior Estimators, Chief Estimators, Senior Estimators

Course overview

The mode of instruction features an instructor-led web-based learning experience that that effectively combines demonstrations with hands-on practical exercises to reinforce learning. The class is delivered through 2 (2-hour) consecutive sessions.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of training, participants will be able to:

  • Import drawings
  • Verify and set scales
  • Describe the commands of OnScreen View takeoff
  • Set and use elevations
  • Effectively use the count tool
  • Demonstrate the use of the box-in tool
  • Accurately use the search and replace tool
  • Effectively use the area calculator tool

Training Modules

Module 1 - Overview of onScreen takeoff view

Commands of OnScreen Takeoff View

Module 2 - Configuring OnScreen view takeoff
  • Import drawings
  • Set and use elevations
  • Verify and set scales
  • Setting elevations
Module 3 - Using OnScreen view takeoff
  • Count tool
  • Use the box-in tool
  • Search and replace
  • Area calculator tool