As a vendor, all TradeTapp invites you receive from general contractors will appear in the Qualifications Section in your BuildingConnected Account. You can find these invites in the "Qualifications" section on the left-hand menu. Click on the “TradeTapp Invites” tab and you will see your invites in "Awaiting Submission".
- How to fill out a qualification questionnaire
- Will my progress save so I can come back to the application later?
- How to quickly review what is missing or remaining in your application
- I don't have a response to a required question, what can I do?
- Submitting your prequalification
- Can I make updates to a submitted application?
How to fill out a qualification questionnaire
Click “Open” to the right of the qualification invitation you received.
Each section within the questionnaire will appear on the left-hand menu. If you have submitted a questionnaire before, TradeTapp will remember previously entered information. Sections with a green check mark next to them are complete, and sections containing the total amount of questions and the number of remaining questions still need to be completed.
Click “Continue” to cycle through all questions in each section. Some will ask for text responses or a file upload or be a Yes/No question.
If you are unsure what a question means or how to answer it, there are “Question Tips” which are located below the menu on the left-hand side of your questionnaire. Because questionnaires are set by the general contractor, if you have further questions about your questionnaire, we recommend reaching out to the general contractor directly so they can provide more insight.
Will my progress save so I can come back to the application later?
While filling out your questionnaire, answered questions will automatically save.
I don't have a response to a required question, what can I do?
If you are unable to provide a response to a required question, like in the case if your company does not have that information or it does not apply to you, we suggest following up with the general contractor who invited you directly.
They can advise what information is required in order to get your application through. If it is acceptable to them, you can offer to put in numbers like "0" or "N/A" or upload a word or PDF file stating your position to bypass the question (i.e. upload a word document just stating that you will submit your financials outside of the system).
How to quickly review what is missing or remaining in your application
When you are ready to review your questionnaire, click the “Review” section. Any unanswered questions will appear at the top of the screen in the “Incomplete” section. Click “Complete Required” to the right of unanswered questions to answer them.
When all questions are complete, you will see no more "Incomplete (Required)" questions. You can also download and print your application for your records by clicking “Print Summary” on the left-hand side.
Submitting your prequalification
When your application is complete, click “Submit.” Submitting your questionnaire will send an email notification to the general contractor so they can begin reviewing your application.
When your application has been submitted successfully, you will receive a confirmation and can click “Return to Dashboard” to return to your “Invitations” dashboard.
Click into the “Submitted” section and you will see that your submitted application has moved here.
How to make requested corrections
You may receive a request to make corrections on a submitted application. When this occurs, the primary contact for your company will receive an email. The email may contain notes on what needs to be corrected (see example email below).
You will need to reference these notes and return to the application by clicking "Log In" on the email or logging in directly into BuildingConnected and going to the TradeTapp invites. Once in the application, return to the question where you need the edit the information and resubmit accordingly.
If there are no notes or you need further clarification, please reach out directly to your contact at the general contractor who is inviting you to understand what is required to complete your application.
Can I make updates to a submitted application?
If you have filled out and submitted a TradeTapp invite for a general contractor, you can go in and revise it at any time.
- Navigate to and open the general contractor's application in your "Submitted" folder.
- Once you are in, go to the question you want to edit.
- Make the edits and update as desired.
- Once you are done, go to the "Review" section and Click "Submit" again.
- The application will remain in your "Submitted" folder and the date submitted will update accordingly.