Video Library

Trimble AutoBid Sheet Metal Startup Training

  1. Introduction to Trimble AutoBid Sheet Metal

    This video explores topics such as creating a new project, performing sample takeoff in Audit Trail view, running reports, linking items with their pricing and labor value as defined in global data, and ductwork construction standards.

  2. Introduction to Onscreen View Takeoff

    This video explores an overview of onscreen view takeoff, loading background drawing, navigating within the OSV environment, verifying drawing scales, and performing OSV takeoff

  3. Creating Trimble AutoBid SheetMetal Reports

    This video explores an overview of AutoBid SheetMetal reports, using Crystal Reports templates, and creating detailed Crystal Reports.

  4. Working with Trimble AutoBid Sheet Metal Rapid Reports

    This video provides an overview of the Trimble AutoBid SheetMetal Rapid Reports and an explanation of the bid closing tabs in Rapid Reports.

Trimble AutoBid Mechanical Startup Training

  1. Introduction to Trimble AutoBid Mechanical

    In this video you will be introduced to Trimble AutoBid Mechanical and learn how to create a project, perform simple take off, run reports and link items with their pricing and labor values as defined in the master tab

  2. Introduction to Onscreen View Takeoff

    This video provides an overview of Onscreen View takeoff, an explanation of loading background drawings and verifying correct scales on drawings.

  3. Creating Trimble AutoBid Mechanical Reports

    This video provides an overview of Trimble AutoBid Mechanical reports, including a look at Crystal Report templates and detailed Crystal Reports.

  4. Working with Trimble AutoBid Mechanical Rapid Reports

    In this video you will find an overview of Trimble AutoBid Mechanical Rapid Reports and information on Rapid Reports bid closing tabs.

Trimble Accubid PowerBid Startup Training

  1. Starting a Job

    This video explores steps necessary to starting a new job. The topics covered include the new job dialog, workflow of screen tabs, and notes screen.

  2. Takeoff Screen

    The takeoff screen is where the bulk of interaction during estimating process takes place. This video demonstrates some key features of the Takeoff screen which include; Breakdown categories, measure takeoff, and the audit trail.

  3. Performing Takeoff

    This video takes viewers through the steps to perform takeoff of items and assemblies.

  4. The Extension Screen

    This video demonstrates the features of the Extension Screen. Key topics include; materials, labor units, alarms, re-entension of material and labor.

  5. Estimating Labor Costs

    This video demonstrates the procedure to estimating labor costs. The direct labor, and indirect labor screens will be examined in detail.

  6. Closing an Estimate

    This video examines the steps to close an estimate. Topic covered include; subcontractors, general expenses, and quoted material.

  7. The Final Pricing Screen

    The Final Pricing Screen is where all accumulated costs for material, labor, overhead and markups are presented. This video examines these areas in detail.

Trimble Accubid BidWinner Plus Startup Training

  1. Starting a Job

    This session demonstrates the steps required to start and save a new job.

  2. Overview of Takeoff Screen

    This video explores the Takeoff screen in Accubid Pro. The focus of this session will be to examine the workflow of this screen as well as preparing to estimate by modifying breakdown categories within the breakdown area.

  3. Performing Takeoff

    This video demonstrates the process to performing takeoff. The Measure takeoff dialog will be thoroughly demonstrated. Once takeoffs are performed the results will be viewed in the Audit trail.

  4. Fixture Designation Takeoff

    This video demonstrates the process of performing takeoff using Fixture Designations.

  5. Distribution Designation Takeoff

    This video demonstrates the process of performing distribution takeoff using Distribution designations.

  6. Specialized Takeoff Libraries - Branch Conduit & Wire

    This video demonstrates the process to takeoff of branch conduit and wire using the Branch Conduit and Wire takeoff library.

  7. Specialized Takeoff Libraries - Feeder Conduit & Wire Takeoff

    This video examines the process of feeder takeoff using the Feeder Conduit & Wire takeoff library.

  8. Extension Screen

    This video examines the Extension Screen. The topics of focus are; material pricing, labor units, consolidated item view, re-extending material and labor and alarms.

  9. Estimating Labor Costs

    This video demonstrates the process of estimating the various types of labor costs, i.e. direct labor, incidental labor, indirect labor, labor escalation and labor factoring.

  10. Closing an Estimate

    This video examines the process to closing an estimate. It reviews all the related screens in which additional costs are accounted for in the lead up to preparing a complete bid.

  11. Final Pricing Screen

    This video examines the different areas of the Final Price screen. Topics include; material costs, labor costs, overhead and markup, and final adjustments.

Trimble Accubid Pro Startup Training

  1. Starting a Job

    This video demonstrates the steps required to start and save a new job.

  2. The Takeoff Screen

    This video explores the Takeoff screen in Accubid Pro. The focus of this session will be to examine the workflow of this screen as well as preparing to estimate by modifying breakdown categories within the brea

  3. Performing Takeoff

    This video demonstrates the process to performing takeoff. The Measure takeoff dialog will be thoroughly demonstrated. Once takeoffs are performed the results will be viewed in the Audit trail.

  4. Fixture Designation Takeoff

    This video demonstrates the process of performing takeoff using Fixture Designation

  5. Distribution Designation Takeoff

    This video demonstrates the process of performing distribution takeoff using Distribution design

  6. Specialized Takeoff Libraries - Branch Conduit & Wire

    This video demonstrates the process to takeoff of branch conduit and wire using the Branch Conduit and Wire takeoff library.

  7. Specialized Takeoff Libraries - Feeder Conduit & Wire Takeoff

    This video examines the process of feeder takeoff using the Feeder Conduit & Wire takeoff library.

  8. Extension Screen

    This video examines the Extension Screen. The topics of focus are; material pricing, labor units, consolidated item view, re-extending material and labor and alarms.

  9. Estimating Labor Costs

    This video demonstrates the process of estimating the various types of labor costs, i.e. direct labor, incidental labor, indirect labor, labor escalation and labor factoring.

  10. Closing an Estimate

    This video examines the process to closing an estimate. It reviews all the related screens in which additional costs are accounted for in the lead up to preparing a complete bid.

  11. Final Pricing Screen

    This video examines the different areas of the Final Price screen. Topics include; material costs, labor costs, overhead and markup, and final adjustments.

Accubid LiveCount Pro StartUp Videos

  1. Setup

    This video examines the initial setup of Trimble Accubid LiveCount which includes the setup of Projects and adding drawings to a pr

  2. Setting up the screen

    The second installment of the Trimble Accubid LiveCount Pro Startup Training series, this video examines the steps required to set up the LiveCount screen, including: setting project scales, defining work areas, managing toolbars, and defining objects for AutoCou

  3. Working With Autocount

    The third installment of the Trimble Accubid LiveCount Pro Startup Training series, this video continues with demonstrations on using the AutoCount feature.

  4. Improving Accuracy

    The fourth installment of the Trimble Accubid LiveCount Pro Startup Training series, this video examines topics such as: calibrating scales, adding a reference dimension layer, defining objects, and refining search result when using AutoC

  5. Associating AutoCount with Trimble Accubid Classic Estimating

    The fifth installment of the Trimble Accubid LiveCount Pro Startup Training series, this video examines procedures to associate AutoCount quantifications with Trimble Accubid Classic Estimating t

Accubid Enterprise Startup Video Library

  1. Starting a New Project

    This video outlines the basics of setting up a new project

  2. Creating a New Estimate

    This video outlines the basics of setting up a new estimate on the Trimble Accubid Enterprise Estimating software

  3. Overview of the Takeoff Screen

    This video covers the functioning of the takeoff screen in Trimble Accubid Enterprise Estimating

  4. Defining Takeoff Breakdowns

    This video delves deeper into the takeoff system covering details on takeoff breakdowns in Trimble Accubid Enterprise Estimating

  5. Non-specification Driven Item Takeoff

    This video covers a different kind of estimating; non-specification driven takeoff

  6. Non-specification Driven Assembly Takeoff

    This video covers takeoff assemblies using the non-specification driven technique