Trimble AutoBid SheetMetal Data Administrator Virtual Training Lab

This training course will equip students with the skills and knowledge to effectively use the features and functions of the AutoBid SheetMetal Estimating Data Administrator application in their work environments. Students will be introduced to the basics of creating construction standards, managing pricing, working with labor, and customizing reports.

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Class Setting


Course Prerequisites

Experience working in a Microsoft Windows environment.

Who Should Attend

Junior Estimators, Chief Estimators, Senior Estimators

Course overview

This instructor-led classroom experience combines product demonstrations with hands-on practical exercises. The class is delivered in three ( three-hour) consecutive sessions.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the implementer will be able to:

  • Modify the data tables to accurately reflect the company’s business methods.
  • Report to MS Excel via Rapid Report option.

Training Sessions

Session 1
  • Understanding the data flow
  • Wage tables
  • General company settings
  • Rectangular construction standards
Session 2
  • Round and oval construction standards
  • Pricing: basic materials, duct pricing, library items
  • Labor books
Session 3
  • Labor categories
  • Modifying labor (percentage calculations)
  • Rapid Report templates

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