As your Estimating department grows, each new person will need help learning the steps you take to win jobs as a team. HeavyBid Checklists provides a simple solution to solve this problem by creating to-do lists inside each estimate that can be customized for any purpose. This is a guide to help you get started […]
HeavyBid 2021 has a long list of big new features that include Bid Proposal modifications, added currency conversions, and a way to see your foreman’s time card in the production history. If you are not familiar with the Production History in HeavyBid, it is a feature that compares the activity code from HeavyBid with the […]
An HCSS user, after hearing about an exam to certify HeavyBid users, asks Ray if he thinks now is a good time to take the exam, what the process is like, and why would they consider taking the exam.
You can save yourself a click, and always show HeavyBid’s “Customized” tabs first. If you regularly use the “Customized” tab in any of the Biditem, Activity, or Resource Query screens, the Pricing Screen, or even if you use the spreadsheet view in Heavybid, you may want to make this tab your default view, and the […]
If you are using both HeavyBid and HeavyJob, you have the ability to quickly and easily bring your estimate’s activities into HeavyJob as budgets and trackable cost codes. Many users, before exporting their estimate to HeavyJob, review their estimate using the “Export to HeavyJob and Accounting” module (The blue dollar sign icon under the “Exchange” […]
An HCSS user asks how to strategize training their Estimating Department to get those newer estimators working a higher level alongside the seasoned estimators.