In response to requests from its general contracting users, eJobCost is soliciting subcontractors who would like to become searchable on its free Bidders Search Engine.

eJobCost is an online service for general contractors to broadcast invitations to bid (ITB), distribute plan prints, etc. By far, the most requested site enhancement has been for general contractors to have a searchable directory of subcontractors by primary trade and geographic location.

Listings are private and viewable only by registered general contractors. Subcontractors who register their company are compensated by receiving a free copy of Takeoff Live™, electronic takeoff software, released in August 2006. With this software, subcontractors can do quantity measurements on their computer desktop directly from digital files.

Visitors can get to the registration page by going to and looking for the text link at the middle of the left side of the home page. A direct link is Visitors can click on the “guided tour” button on the left of the home page for a five-minute video demonstration.

Publication date:02/05/2007