McCormick Electrical Estimating Software


 

McCormick Systems offers a comprehensive Windows-based electrical contracting estimating software for commercial, industrial and residential contractors. McCormick offers four levels of estimating programs - WIN 1000, WIN 3000, WIN 4000 and WIN 6000. Each level serves a particular set of contractors, from individual contractors and small service firms to multi-million dollars contracting firms.

McCormick contracting estimating system includes thousands of electrical item details and over 25,000 pre-built assemblies to help contractors build accurate service estimates. McCormick solutions are capable of importing prices of electrical equipment from major pricing services such as NetPricer and Trade Service. The solution also allows contractors to build their own pricing database and charge for items at their own price. The solution also offers capabilities for digital takeoff, design build estimating, CAD, change order tracking, time management, and material billing

McCormick Systems offers seamless integration with a number of business applications including Sage Timberline, On Center’s On-Screen Takeoff, QuickBooks, AutoDesk, and Excel. All programs come with a standard phone and email support for handling customer inquiries. Video tutorials available in the library helps users to learn the usability and the features of the solution.

 

McCormick Estimating Software - Jobs
 
  • McCormick Estimating Software - Jobs
    Jobs
  • McCormick Estimating Software - Takeoff
    Takeoff
  • McCormick Estimating Software - Design Estimating Pro
    Design Estimating Pro
  • McCormick Estimating Software - CAD Estimating
    CAD Estimating
  • McCormick Estimating Software - Change Order
    Change Order
  • McCormick Estimating Software - Bid Summary
    Bid Summary
Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

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steven from laswell electric
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

February 2018

February 2018

pros and cons

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Pros

the product is very user friendly and I would highly receommmend. makes the job a lot easier than others.

Cons

the product is quite pricey, but with the benefiets it provides and the support I see it as a well investment.

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Randy from LLR Electric, Inc.
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

February 2018

February 2018

The sales process was seamless and the rep. was very helpful and a pleasure to work with.

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Good product so far!

Pros

The ability to streamline estimating and add efficiency to our processes. Having the program put our bids together instead of manually processing them is a huge help.

Cons

It took awhile to download, although that could be our internet! It took about 20 minutes to download.

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David from Davison Electric
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

January 2018

January 2018

Probably the best all round software in the industry.

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The company is family owned, so you get quick, personal responses to any problems you might encounter. They have been in business since the late 1970's, so they are not strangers to the business. It's not like dealing with some huge, corporate, full of red tape company where the employees don't even know each other. Dealing with support or whatever department has always been a good experience.

Pros

Software learning curve is the easiest of the three major brands I have used. Takeoff speed is by far the fastest, which equates to being able to bid more work with fewer people. That is a huge money saver. Tech support is outstanding. This software is the best I have seen at running seamlessly on large networks, as well as stand alone computers. Plus, they offer less expensive programs to start out with, and then you can upgrade as you go.

Cons

Can't think of anything other than the cost (I'm cheap), but their cost is in line with the rest of the industry.

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Jake from Jake Miller Plumbing
Specialty: Plumbing
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

January 2018

January 2018

McCormick is top notch!

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Pros

I like that they specifically made this product for Plumbing. It’s not a universal estimating software.

Cons

It is a little complicated unless you’re tech savvy. It looks like they used Microsoft access. That’s not a super easy program to understand but it is doable.

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Mark from Advanced Commercial Electronic Systems
Specialty: Other specialty contractor
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

December 2017

December 2017

Happy to find a software the worked for our company

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Pros

We are a low voltage contractor and had difficult time finding software that worked for us. Sales and technical support we great helping us through the learning initial learning. We are using it every day and are continuing to learn.

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Kyle from VSC Fire and Security
Specialty: Construction manager
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

December 2017

December 2017

McCormick is great if you use it for most of the features.

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I would highly suggest getting in contact with them. The software is powerful and the team there was great. If it is a fit, your in great shape. If not a good fit, they are professional and helpful.

Pros

McCormick is very powerful reading virtually any drawing, setting up lists of what is each and performing takeoffs. My team was very impressed.

Cons

The price is a little up there for what we were anticipating using it. If we did not have a few other programs and looped it all into McCormick, could justify the price. There was a little bit of a learning curve but after some training and time together, was good to go.

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David from T F Sullivan Plumbing Inc
Specialty: Plumbing
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

December 2017

December 2017

Great service, people, software takes some time to really get used to and set up.

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Pros

Take off with tracing piping and changing colors and symbols for fittings is pretty easy to get used to.

Cons

The items/inventory set up for plumbing industry needs alot more attention for the price of the software.

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Francisco from InfraReno
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

December 2017

December 2017

McCormick Electrical Estimating Software

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Pros

Everything you need for the best estimate, easy to use fast and awesome. Never was so easy to do an estimate

Cons

The price i think it could be a little bit more affordable in special for those companies, like mine that just started

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Jared from Styles Electric ltd
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

December 2017

December 2017

It is very limited

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Value for Money

Be careful. These kinds of software are very expensive. You should ask for a demo before you buy.

Pros

The price is the lowest compared to similar software. It allows you to price out a job and expenses well and even has plugin for Microsoft word.

Cons

It doesn't even let you delete items.

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Noel from California Elevctrical Solutions
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

November 2017

November 2017

Great product

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Pros

The pros are the McCormick team willing to take the time out of there day to help you get through the bumpy spots. The integrated plan take off screen is a great way to get accurate counts and length's.

Cons

The tutorial is like a foreign language but the McCormick support team takes they're time to help you out.

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Dee Dee from Arcadia Electric Inc.
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

November 2017

November 2017

I learned how to use this product in a week.

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I highly recommend this product.

Pros

It has all the features to bid a whole job right at your fingertips. It has educational videos built in to the software which is a great help.

Cons

I was not able to use this to it's full potential. I would have liked to use it for a full electrical job bid.

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Joshua from Lamont Electrical
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

October 2017

October 2017

Better than estimating by hand.

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Pros

Saved information makes it easy to go back into any job you are bidding. Nice to have tech support when you need it.

Cons

Takes time to get used to when you first start the program, personally was hard when you’re used to doing it by hand.

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Marc from USI Inc
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

October 2017

October 2017

Does it all

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Added the auto takeoff feature, so no need to plot drawing off, must have if your on the go

Pros

Ease of use, mainly with the database lookup of particular items. Simple search and click.

Cons

Like all estimation software it takes some time to get use to, also included the takeoff software,it's a real timesaver.

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Eric from McGrath Electric, Inc.
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

September 2017

September 2017

Poor quality, full of bugs.

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The company would not provide any sort of refund. They told us that the 30 days had expired but anybody who has ever tried to launch a new software system and enter custom labor units and assemblies knows that 30 days is not reasonable. I would stay away from this system, there are much better ones out there, we ended up purchasing Accubid and it is great! Customer service is excellent and the system was easy to set up and runs on any platform.

Pros

It was moderately priced. Really there is nothing else to say about this product that is a pro, it is worthless and now resides in the box it came in. The box is a nice box perhaps because it is green and that is an aesthetically pleasing color.

Cons

Difficult to install, Slow to work with new hardware, the system runs an almost obsolete platform so if you have updated hardware and software the system will not run well, customer support was terrible, tech support could not solve the issue at hand and then gave up on it.

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Bryce from Mac's LTD Electrical Contractors
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

July 2017

July 2017

Easy to use, and very fast to learn the software!

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Excited to see what the future holds for my company now and the updates of McCormick's system! Now we have time to concentrate on other aspects of the business. Keep up the good work !!!

Pros

Everything about McCormick's system is very user friendly and I don't have any complaints! Dylan Fisher has been very helpful and patient as I learn the software. Was very nervous, worried If I could learn and use this without major training but after acouple training sessions it started to come together very fast!

Cons

Give me alittle more time. Right now I'm new to the system and haven't found anything that your McCormick's guys can't handle or make right.

 
 

Hal from Powermaster
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Recent upgrades have taken away the ability to substitute different specs.

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Be careful to clarify what your warranty period is and when you have to start to pay the yearly service fee

Pros

Friendly customer service personnel. program is fairly intuitive once you get used to it. They return call promptly

Cons

If you have a simple problem, they will not answer any question if you don't pay the yearly service fee. Even if the problem is a hardware issue with their hardware.

 
 

Kevin from Murray Electric LLC
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

June 2017

June 2017

McCormick Estimating Software 1000 w/ OSE

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I can not say enough about the support that is given. I had a issue with the license key when I first got it. One quick call to tech support they had me up and running in minutes. Then after that I talked with my regional sales manager, he could not have been more friendly or helpful. That has not been intrusive either He has checked in a couple of times to make sure everything was going well. Live on screen demo and training was helpful. He did such a good job with that I haven't had that many questions. On one occasion I called to ask a question on something I couldn't figure and asked for "my" guy, he had gone home for the day so I left a voicemail. It wasn't 10-15 minutes later and he was calling me back, after his work hours, now that customer service. The software is well written, easy to use and intuitive. Changes to accommodate your business is easy to do as well. The fact that the On screen estimating is part of the estimating software, if purchased, is great. It's nice to watch counts go directly to the estimating software, rather than importing it. This has been perfect for our small 5-10 man electrical company.

Pros

The support can't be beat and ease of use. The ability to accept auto updates from trade service, national pricing service and others to keep pricing up to date.

Cons

The license key, on a thumb drive, did not work when it was shipped . Other than that I haven't ant issues or complaints

 
 

Vincenzo from Current One Electrical
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Outstanding customer support. Software fulfills our needs exactly.

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I would highly recommend McCormick Systems over any other Take Off software.

Pros

System allows us to give more accurate bids and also allows us to avoid delay in waiting on pricing from supply companies. Also the flexibility in creating your own personal assemblies and overlapping similar plans are key features.

Cons

Multi User function is costly. Like most other systems available, you will need a large monitor to view plans.

 
 

Gary from Evans Electrical
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

June 2017

June 2017

McCormick Electrical software

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Value for Money

There support system seems really strong.

Pros

It has a lot of take off's and assemblies to speed up the time to write a bid. It is a fairly simple process and helps you through step by step until you get to the end.

Cons

We have to have a key in the computer to use it and the software comes on cd's. Who uses CD's anymore?

 
 

Bert from Korthase and Sons
Specialty: Electrical/teledata
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

May 2017

May 2017

We have used other software products and this for the money looked the best for what we needed

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Pros

Easy to use with some help, the support really helpful and great to take to. They will call you back within 15 min if you leave a message or so.

Cons

Going on line to watch some of the training but the training videos where for a 2 system better than the one we have, makes it a little confusing. I wish the tabs for going back and froth was at the top of the page without closing one to get to the other.

 
 
 
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