maestro* Trade Contractors

A software system designed by Maestro Technologies.

About maestro* Trade Contractors

Maestro* is an all-inclusive tool that integrates contact management, material handling, labour management and flexible billing. Maestro*Trade Contractors is specifically designed to meet the project management, estimating and accounting needs of trade contractors.


  • Automatically create budgets, subcontracts, purchase orders and billing contracts
  • Import from several sources such as EMCO and ALLPRI$ER
  • Quickly develop estimates using modules and templates
  • Calculate profitability by applying various mark-up rates
  • Extend functionality through embedded Excel worksheets

Budget Management:

  • Record original and changed budgets
  • Drill down on changed budgets to see change orders details

Project Management:

  • Detailed project inquiries with multi-level drill down
  • Easily attach electronic documents such as faxes, emails, RFIs, RFQs, plans, photos and others
  • Automatically log emails and fax transmittals
  • Create submittal and drawing logs
  • Customizable management of all project issues and other details
  • Centralized management of project changes and issues with automatic update of budget, billing contract and subcontracts

Commitment Management:

  • Automatically create purchase orders and subcontracts from estimates and change orders

Time & Equipment Costing:

  • Easy entry timesheets including Excel import
  • Linked payroll and equipment cost centres

Billing Options:

  • Multiple billing formats including progress billing, cost plus, lump sum, work order, time & material and others
  • Automatically create and update billing contracts from estimating and change orders

Work Orders:

  • Quickly create work orders
  • Automatically transfer time to maestro* payroll
  • Assign work orders quickly using Work Order Dispatch
  • Display material purchase orders on dispatch


  • Manage multiple inventory sites
  • Manage inventory order conditions such as min/max, economic order quantities and unit conversions
  • Order for inventory or direct ship to site

General Accounting:

  • Design comprehensive financial reporting
  • Real-time drill-downs on financial reports


  • Automatically import time from maestro* job costing
  • Multiple unions, ROE’s, T4’s and T4a’s
  • Supports both Canadian or US payroll

In addition, the following technology and general features are applicable to all business types mentioned.

  • Fully bi-lingual (English/French)
  • XML Transaction Engine
  • XML Web Server
  • MS Outlook Integration
  • MS Excel Integration
  • MS Word Integration
  • MS Office Integration
  • Pivotal Data Inquiries
  • Unlimited Drill Down or Data Navigation
  • Unlimited User Defined Fields
  • Excel Import/Export
  • List Generator
  • Integrated Email/Fax with Transmittal History
  • Integrated Electronic Document Management
  • Extensive User Security

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Agriculture & Natural Resources

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