Top 10 apps for construction workers

The most powerful workman’s tools are now pocket-sized; the latest apps gives a construction worker the power to manage everything about a project – from cost calculation to floor designs – from the palm of their hand. We review the most useful on offer. May 13, 2016 / Isla MacFarlane
Top 10 apps for construction workers
  1. Control Center 7

This genius app from Apple allows you to be omnipresent on your construction site – from anywhere in the world. You can control video cameras remotely in real-time over WiFi, 4G, 3G and EDGE. You can also stream auto-generated time-lapse movies to create a dynamic presentation of your project.

  1. BIMx

BIMx is the perfect tool for architects to present and share designs with clients and contractors. This interactive app means anyone can access a building model from their iPad or iPhone. As well as making workflow more efficient, the app also cuts costs by eliminating the need to print.

  1. SmartBindNet

With the SmartBidNet bid management software, general contractors can streamline their bid project data, documents and subcontractor communications. With the app, SmartBidNet users can access and search their private network of subcontractors and bid projects on the go.

  1. PlanGrid

With PlanGrid, you can instantly share construction plans, mark-ups, photos, and reports with your entire project team, from your desktop or mobile. PlanGrid can reduce repeated trips to the trailer, minimise rework and manage all your construction documents without relying on paper.

  1. Construction Manager App

A firm favourite among construction professionals, this comprehensive app is designed to manage, edit, save and share a regular and accurate flow of data; this includes construction maintenance logs and daily reports, project estimates.

  1. Pervidi Paperless Inspections

Save time and money with automated safety inspections. Easy to use, Pervidi allows you to automate any type of inspection and safety audit using your Android device or iPhone.

  1. Construction Master Pro

The Construction Master Pro has the answer to almost any construction-math equation. Need quick, accurate solutions when meeting with a client? Left your calculator in the truck? Just pull out your iPhone or iPad, tap on the Construction Master Pro icon, and you’ll have your answer in seconds.

  1. Fieldwire

Fieldwire makes collaboration on construction sites a breeze. Field workers can access up-to-date information like blueprints, files and tasks directly on their mobile devices.

  1. Corecon

Corecon v7 ensures a smooth flow of productivity from the office to the jobsite. It gives construction and engineering firms the tools for tracking leads, creating estimates, managing vendor bids, collaborating on documents, tracking schedules, and managing contract budgets and changes.

  1. Construction Estimaror App

The Construction Estimator and Bidding mobile app allows contractors, service companies, salespeople and estimators to quickly create on-site estimates for construction and repair projects. Create a project estimate while on-site and email it to the client, print it or share it to cloud storages such as Dropbox and Google Drive.

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