What Are the Benefits of Software for Electricians?
Each trade has unique challenges, and electrical contractors are no different. They must stay on top of shifting electrical technologies, products, and modern consumer needs while maintaining a profitable company.
ClockShark allows electrical contracting businesses to have detailed information about every aspect of their company. Built for residential and commercial businesses, our field service management software helps electrical contractors optimize their processes and operations, so they can have more time to focus on growing their businesses.
Easy-To-Use Mobile App for Field Teams
ClockShark provides a clear line of communication from the office to the field. Any information or updates about jobs, customers, or changes are instantly available on your crews’ mobile devices, increasing the likelihood that jobs are completed on time and within budget.
The user-friendly app is available on both iOS and Android, anyone can use it regardless of their technical knowledge.
Time & Location Tracking for Accuracy and Productivity
ClockShark allows electrical contractors to gain real-time visibility of their crew's locations, track clock-in times accurately, and ensure 100% precise timesheets.
With ClockShark, your electricians will get paid accurately for every hour they work, even if there’s no cell signal. The intuitive mobile app enables technicians to track their time by utilizing the easy-to-use clock-in and clock-out features on their mobile devices. No more messy or incomplete paper timesheets, or tracking down forgetful technicians at the end of the day.
With GPS tracking, electrical contractors can get a bird’s-eye view of their team’s location while they’re on the clock. Knowing where your technicians are and when will allow you to estimate more precise labor costs and provide accurate data if a client contests the hours charged on the invoice.
Reliable data eliminates double data entry, estimates more precise labor costs, and makes companies more productive.
Get Faster Response Times for Electrical Emergencies
It is essential in the electrical industry for technicians to be available and prepared for emergency calls. When you use ClockShark, you can pull up a map and instantly know who is working and where they are located, so you can choose the right electrician to handle the right calls. Your customers will appreciate the speedy response times, and your employees will appreciate the ability to provide exceptional services.
Labor Costing for Accurate Electrical Bids
In every skilled trade, labor costing is necessary, but it’s also a challenge to get right every time, disruptions in cash flow can be detrimental unless you’re prepared.
With ClockShark, you can collect accurate data and create customizable reports to measure the profit margin, see the most costly expenses, and review how many hours were spent working on each job.
This helps track your profit margins for each job and gives you valuable insights to help you avoid disruptions in your cash flow. You can also use this information to ascertain accurate job costs so your future job bids are more profitable.
With no more manual data entry, you save time, ensure accuracy, and eliminate the risk of data-entry errors.
Win More Jobs and Get Paid Faster
Cash flow disruptions can create operational challenges and significantly increase the stress associated with your job.
With ClockShark’s quoting software, electrical companies can speed up their quoting time with fewer errors and more accuracy. You can quickly create and send customized quotes via email, making a great first impression. The faster you send a quote to a client, the higher the chances of closing on a job. You can keep track of each quote by status and get instant notification when a quote is approved.
Once the job is completed, electrical contractors can easily create, send and track invoices. Your customers will then be able to review and approve their invoices right from their email.
When it’s time to collect payments, ClockShark gives you the ability to accept online payments. No more hunting down clients for checks. With ClockShark, you will never have to worry about where that missing money is.
Eliminate the Pain of Manual Scheduling
How much time do you spend sending emails or text messages to your technicians with job updates?
With ClockShark’s scheduling feature, electrical contractors can easily create, assign, and keep their crews up-to-date on any job. You can instantly notify your team of any shift updates and anticipate each tech’s availability. ClockShark helps you optimize your scheduling operations to meet your unique business needs.
Streamline Your Accounting Process
ClockShark integrates with popular accounting software, including QuickBooks Online.
When it’s time to run payroll, simply review and approve the timesheets from your employees and export them into your accounting software. ClockShark accounting integrations also enable electrical contracting businesses to synchronize their daily transactions, giving them control over their finances.
Take advantage of multiple integrations for faster and more accurate accounting procedures.
Keep Customer Records in One Place
When managing multiple jobs, customer information can fall through the cracks.
ClockShark’s CRM allows you to keep track of all of your customer’s information in one convenient location. You can associate customers with jobs you have done for them, quotes, and invoices you have sent. Store important information like “Do they prefer to be contacted by phone or email?” or “Did they mention anything about that specific project?”.
Sometimes your technicians may have inquiries or need to communicate with customers about the job they are on. With ClockShark, electrical contractors can give their team easy access to customer details for each job they are working on.
Everything your team needs to finish the job can be found right inside the ClockShark mobile app.