Video Library

TruEst Startup Training

  1. TruEst – Systems and Materials

    This video shows you how to configure the Systems and Materials that you will use during takeoff in TruEst. Go to TruEst

  2. TruEst – How to Perform Takeoff

    This video demonstrates how to perform takeoff using TruEst. Topics include how to: rotate a drawing, set a drawing scale, select a system and material to begin the takeoff, end the takeoff and add a note to the drawing. Go to TruEst

  3. TruEst – Labor Breakdown Factoring

    In this video, we demonstrate breakdown factoring within TruEst. Using breakdown factoring, you can increase or decrease your labor to account for a variety of different job or crew conditions.
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Trimble Accubid ChangeOrder Startup Training

  1. Trimble Accubid ChangeOrder – Setting up Global Values

    This session explores the steps to setting up global values.

  2. Trimble Accubid ChangeOrder – Modifying the Global Default Job

    This video defines and explores the process of setting up and editing the global default job.

  3. Trimble Accubid ChangeOrder – Creating a Project

    All activities surrounding the pricing and managing of change orders begins with the creation of a project. This video examines the process to creating and editing projects.

  4. Trimble Accubid ChangeOrder – Creating a Change Order

    This video demonstrates the process of creating a change order within a projects.

  5. Trimble Accubid ChangeOrder – Overview of the Takeoff Screen

    Most users will devote most of their time working within the takeoff screen. This tutorial provides a good introduction into the major areas of this screen.

  6. Trimble Accubid ChangeOrder – Performing Takeoff

    This video will demonstrate the steps to performing takeoff some basic takeoff using a number of takeoff modes.

  7. Trimble Accubid ChangeOrder – Extension Screen

    This video examines the extension screen in detail with emphasis on describing the values that are shown in the consolidated item view.adjustments.

  8. Trimble Accubid ChangeOrder – Estimating Labor Costs

    This tutorial demonstrates the procedure to account for labor costs once a bill of material has been extended.

  9. Trimble Accubid ChangeOrder – Closing a ChangeOrder

    This video demonstrates the process to close and price a change order by completing the remaining screens sequentially through to the Totals screen.

Trimble Accubid BidWinner Startup Training

  1. Trimble Accubid BidWinner – Starting a Job

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

  2. Trimble Accubid BidWinner – Overview of 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 breakdown area.

  3. Trimble Accubid BidWinner – 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. Trimble Accubid BidWinner – 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.

  5. Trimble Accubid BidWinner – 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.

  6. Trimble Accubid BidWinner – 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.

  7. Trimble Accubid BidWinner – 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 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. Trimble AutoBid Sheet Metal – 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. Trimble AutoBid SheetMetal – Creating Reports

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

  4. Trimble AutoBid Sheet Metal – Working with 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. Trimble AutoBid Mechanical – 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. Trimble AutoBid Mechanical – Creating Reports

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

  4. Trimble AutoBid Mechanical – Working With 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. Trimble PowerBid – 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. Trimble PowerBid – 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. Trimble PowerBid – Performing Takeoff

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

  4. Trimble PowerBid – 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. Trimble PowerBid – 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. Trimble PowerBid – Closing an Estimate

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

  7. Trimble PowerBid – 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. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – Starting a Job

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

  2. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – The Takeoff Screen

    This video explores the Takeoff screen in Accubid Pro and BidWinner Plus. 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. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – 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. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus Fixture Designation Takeoff

    This video demonstrates the process of performing takeoff using Fixture Designation

  5. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – Distribution Designation Takeoff

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

  6. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – 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. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – Specialized Takeoff Libraries – Feeder Conduit & Wire

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

  8. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – 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. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – 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. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – Closing an Estimate

    This video examines the process of 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. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – 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. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – Starting a Job

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

  2. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – The Takeoff Screen

    This video explores the Takeoff screen in Accubid Pro and BidWinner Plus. 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. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – 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. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus Fixture Designation Takeoff

    This video demonstrates the process of performing takeoff using Fixture Designation

  5. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – Distribution Designation Takeoff

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

  6. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – 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. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – Specialized Takeoff Libraries – Feeder Conduit & Wire

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

  8. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – 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. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – 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. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – Closing an Estimate

    This video examines the process of 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. Trimble Accubid Pro/BidWinner Plus – 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. Trimble LiveCount Pro – Setup

    This video examines the initial setup of Trimble Accubid LiveCount which includes the setup of projects and adding drawings to a project.

  2. Trimble LiveCount Pro – Setting up the screen

    The second installment of the Trimble 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 AutoCout

  3. Trimble LiveCount Pro – Working With AutoCount

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

  4. Trimble LiveCount Pro – Improving Accuracy

    The fourth installment of the Trimble 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 AutoCount

  5. Trimble LiveCount Pro – 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

Accubid Enterprise Startup Video Library

  1. Trimble Accubid Enterprise – Starting a New Project

    This video outlines the basics of setting up a new project in Accubid Enterprise

  2. Trimble Accubid Enterprise – Creating a New Estimate

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

  3. Trimble Accubid Enterprise – Overview of the Takeoff Screen

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

  4. Trimble Accubid Enterprise – Defining Takeoff Breakdowns

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

  5. Trimble Accubid Enterprise – Non-specification Driven Item Takeoff

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

  6. Trimble Accubid Enterprise – Non-specification Driven Assembly Takeoff

    This video covers takeoff assemblies using the non-specification driven technique in Trimble Accubid Enterprise