IntelliBid Electrical Estimating Software

If you are still using manual estimating methods and want to reduce your estimating time by 40% or more, IntelliBid electrical estimating software is designed for you. IntelliBid helps electrical and low-voltage estimators and contractors produce estimates faster with greater detail, accuracy and consistency. IntelliBid is available in four editions: IntelliBid, IntelliBid PLUS, IntelliBid PRO and IntelliBid Design Build.

IntelliBid, Plus, Pro and Design Build Feature Chart



From small contractor to large, multi-crew shops, IntelliBid provides full-featured functionality to create accurate, consistent estimates quickly and easily. IntelliBid offers more features than any other estimating program of its kind.


Industry-Smart Database

  • Industry-smart database of over 120,000 electrical and low-voltage material items with more than 350,000 prebuilt assembly kits for all construction types.
  • The database includes manufacturer specific items such as, for electrical; Caddy/Erico, Hoffman/Pentair, Levition, Lutron, Hubbell, Siemens, SquareD, Crouse-Hinds, Wattstopper  and many more. And for low voltage; AMP NETCONNECT, Belden, COMMSCOPE, Corning/Anixter, Hubbell,Premise Wiring, LEVITON, ORTRONICS, SIEMON, SYSTIMAX, SnakeTray, PANDUIT, Valcom and more…
  • Supplier-specific material price updates via NetPricer® and EPIC®
  • Automatic price comparison for up to 10 of your local suppliers
  • Save special pricing for each project
  • Add, edit or import custom products


  • Pre-installed industry standard labor units
  • Create custom labor units

Specification Driven Takeoff

  • Enter job specifications for faster takeoff using IntelliBid’s Job Spec feature. Save your job settings as the default for all similar type or future jobs, saving the time of having to recreate or reset job specifications for each bid.
  • Enter any new item directly into the takeoff
  • Enter comments directly into the Audit trail
  • Auto Labor factor: Make labor corrections for installation height, floors, length, quantities, multiple runs, etc.
  • Breakdown your job by phase
  • Deal with “Typicals” easily
  • Create Breakouts

Direct Takeoff from SureCount Takeoff Software

  • SureCount takeoff software’s seamless integration with IntelliBid improves accuracy while saving considerable amounts of valuable takeoff time. Estimating tasks such as assigning material and labor are completed during takeoff in SureCount. The organization of drawings and phases is synchronized with IntelliBid, giving the user an optimized workflow when organizing the project by phases, device types or other categories.
Bid Closing
Quotation Management

  • Manage quotations for major materials like lighting or distribution equipment or equipment rentals and subcontract pricing.
  • Manage large project quotations for quick evaluation of completeness of major quotes

Alternate Bids

  • Create one to many bid scenarios within the same job to accommodate various pricing requests like alternate pricing options

Bid Closing Templates

  • Create multiple custom templates for storing labor and tax rates and other recoverable costs for various regions, jurisdictions or customers.
  • Create and store multiple proposal templates.
  • Create and store multiple change order proposal templates
  • Include alternates, breakouts and unit prices with bid proposals.
Bid Management
Bid Administration

  • Complete bid list by project or by estimator
  • Filter or sort projects
  • Archive and delete old projects
  • Multiple users can work in the same estimate at the same time
Document Management & Reports
Project Document Control

  • Specifications, addendums, drawing files and quotations can be stored with each IntelliBid job.
  • RFI’s, transmittals and other email related documents either outbound or inbound can be sent and stored directly from IntelliBid.
  • All documents are automatically shared with ConEst’s JobTrac project management software.
  • Exports available; Excel, Word, PDF (Adobe), American Contractor, BIS, Bluegrass, Forefront, JobPower, Jonas Premier, Spectrum, Timberline, Foundation, MasterBuilder, Maxwell ProContractor, MS Project, ViewPoint, ComputerEase

Bid Proposals

  • Create and submit bid proposals by email directly from IntelliBid
  • Automatically send bid proposals to separate customers.
  • Attach additional documents with your proposals.
  • Create a database of companies and contacts complete with email addresses.

Comprehensive Reporting

  • Exports to .xls, .xlsx, .doc, .txt, .csv and .pdf formats
  • Export to MSProject.
  • Create secure access to your estimates
  • Show /Hide jobs, and allow/disallow access to parts of the software on a user or group basis
Accounting Interfaces
  • Accounting exports of budgeted costs from IntelliBid to major accounting systems

IntelliBid PLUS

IntelliBid PLUS includes more of the Smart System Technology tools, such as Smart Substitution using built-in NEC tables and Count Sheets to organize your takeoff.  A detailed takeoff screen clearly displays each feature for quick access. Perform common takeoff functions without having to open and close multiple windows.


Streamline your takeoff
  • Count Sheets
  • Advanced Breakout
  • Smart-Substitution
  • ItemVue
  • AssemblyVue
  • JobVue

IntelliBid PRO

IntelliBid PRO adds the convenience of creating job-specific installation assemblies on the fly, generating job change orders quickly and easily perform bid and job estimate tracking and analysis.


Change Orders
  • Create and submit change orders that are organized by project
Enhanced Proposals
  • Create and save custom proposal templates exactly the way you want.
  • Choose colors, fonts, add pictures and bullets.
Enhanced Change Order Proposals
  • Create and save custom proposal templates exactly the way you want.
  • Choose colors, fonts, add pictures and bullets.
Create Custom Job-specific Assemblies
  • Easily create custom job specific assemblies on the fly in takeoff
  • Import job-specific assemblies as permanent assemblies in the database 
Bid & Job Analysis
  • Bid analysis
  • Job analysis

IntelliBid’s bid analysis feature keeps your estimate organized by storing all bid data including Requests for Information (RFIs), proposals and phone memos. Store job specification data for quick reference during the estimating process.

Tracking your bid statistics increases your bidding success by helping you predict your competition’s next move and knowing what jobs to bid and how to bid them. By analyzing historical bid data, you can focus your bidding time on customers and projects with which your company has the most success.

  • Increase your bidding success and bottom line profits by understanding who you are bidding with and against and what types of projects you’re bidding
  • Focus on customers and projects that you are most successful with
  • Analyze and review your bids by the year, month, estimator and bids won or lost


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IntelliBid Electrical Estimating Software