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Inside Real-World Electrical Estimating

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In the world of competitive electrical bidding, to be a successful electrical contractor you must estimate and submit bids in order to win construction projects and stay in business. This means you must provide a bid price low enough to win against many competing electrical contractors, while bidding high enough to cover your business overhead and make a profit.

In this guide, we’ll take you step-by-step through the process of creating a successful electrical estimating bid that will ensure you’re attracting the right business to drive revenue to your company.

In this electrical estimating guide we'll cover 8 key topics, including:

  • Inside Real-World Electrical Estimating
  • How to Navigate the Electrical Bidding Process
  • Reviewing Electrical Drawings and Specifications
  • How to Perform a Quantity Takeoff for Electrical
  • Developing Your Electrical Cost Estimate
  • The Imperative: Adjusting for Profit, Overhead & Taxes
  • Building a Winning Construction Proposal
  • Types of Construction Contracts and the Change Order Process
  • The Case for Electrical Estimating Software and Construction

With this guide, you’ll be able to create a detailed electrical estimating system and ensure your team of electrical estimators can quickly build an accurate estimate with checks and balances. As a result, you’ll be able to minimize risk and maximize your chances of success during the electrical estimating process.