How to Manage Contractor Work Orders

Overview

Contractor work orders define the products or services to be provided by a contractor. You can create work orders manually in a job, or automatically when you schedule a contractor within a job or in Schedules A screenshot of a schedule icon with a grey calendar icon and an arrow. > Day View or Week View.

In simPRO, contractor work orders are estimated costs. You can calculate actual costs from the rates in the contractor card file when they are scheduled, add as pre-builds or one off items. Learn more in What are Contractor Pre-Builds and Create and add one off items.

US only: If you use simPRO in the United States, the term 'contractor work order' is used instead of 'work order'.

US only: If you use simPRO in the United States, the term 'retainage' is used instead of 'retention'.