Trimble AutoBid mechanical brings accuracy and efficiency to mechanical estimating.  Leave behind manual processes and unreliable spreadsheets.  While users may need some initial adjustment time, its long-term value for MEP contractors is unquestionable.

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What Is Trimble AutoBid?


Trimble AutoBid is cloud-based estimating software specifically designed for mechanical, piping, and plumbing (MEP) contractors. It tackles the challenges of bid preparation by automating tasks and providing a streamlined workflow. This translates to faster and more accurate estimates, giving contractors a competitive edge in the construction industry. It offers reports, a prebuilt-data-based autofitting generation, and more.

Trimble AutoBid Pricing

The software offers various pricing options that cater to many organizations and their evolving needs. Request a custom Trible AutoBid cost.

Trimble AutoBid Integrations

The software integrates with the following third-party integrations:

  • PypeServer
  • KLH Engineers
  • Autodesk
  • Mestek Inc.
  • Building Point

Who Is Trimble AutoBid For?

Trimble AutoBid is primarily designed for mechanical, piping, and plumbing (MEP) contractors involved in commercial and industrial construction projects. It's suitable for businesses of various sizes, from small, medium and large. It caters to sectors, such as:

  • Commercial Construction
  • Industrial Construction
  • Specialty Contractors
Watch a free Trimble AutoBid demo and learn more about its capabilities.

Is Trimble AutoBid Right For You?

Are you tired of endless hours spent on manual estimating and error-prone calculations? Do you want to boost your competitiveness and win more of the right projects? Trimble AutoBid can streamline your workflow and transform your estimating process.

As a cloud-based solution, Trimble AutoBid Mechanical ensures your data is securely stored and accessible from anywhere. It also scales to meet the needs of growing businesses, so you can focus on winning more projects instead of worrying about software limitations.

Still unsure if Trimble AutoBid mechanical is right for you? Contact our customer support team at 661-384-7070, and they will help you make the best decision.

Trimble AutoBid Features

Drastically reduce time spent on tedious manual fitting calculations.  The software intelligently adds the necessary fittings (elbows, tees, etc.) as you define pipe runs, ensuring accuracy, preventing costly material shortages,  and streamlining your workflow.

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Effortlessly analyze the cost-benefit of using different materials or design choices. This allows you to optimize your bids, offer valuable design alternatives to clients, increase your competitiveness, and ultimately win more projects.

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Easily export your detailed estimate data in formats that match your needs (e.g., Excel, CSV, XML). This enables seamless integration with your existing accounting, project management, or other business systems, ensuring smooth data flow.

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Trimble AutoBid software helps generate comprehensive reports in minutes, including detailed material breakdowns, labor summaries, and polished bid proposals. Gain valuable insights for bid analysis,  impress clients with professional documentation, and make informed business decisions quickly.

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Tap into a vast library of over 100,000 items covering materials, parts, and labor, each with customizable pricing options. This eliminates much of the initial setup time, allowing you to begin estimating quickly and efficiently while ensuring cost data aligns with your unique business.

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Pros and Cons of Trimble AutoBid


  • Streamlines estimating process
  • Reduces manual calculation errors
  • Huge item database with customization
  • Improves bid competitiveness
  • Detailed and flexible reports


  • Initial setup can be time-consuming
  • A learning curve required
  • Occasional reliance on manual workarounds, according to some Trimble AutoBid reviews

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the software has an API available.