Electrical Estimating

To Bid or Not to Bid

Taking the position of “we need the work” may cause you to win a project you’ll live to regret.

As an electrical contractor, you must consider some important factors before choosing the best projects to bid on, the most important of which is to only bid work that has the potential to make a profit. Estimating time is expensive and valuable. Most estimating departments do not need estimating practice. So use your time wisely, and only select the best projects to bid. All contractors need work, but only work that is right for your company. Before deciding to bid a project, make sure the d

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