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Carrie Moore

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June 2020

Elevate Your Business with California Multiple Award Schedules

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar CA United States + Google Map

Learn more about CMAS agreements and how to utilize this system to easily do business with state and local government. Click here to register. California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS) are essentially the Amazon.com of California state contracting. CMAS agreements are awarded to two or more contractors for the same products and/or services at the same or similar prices. The CMAS agreement contains all the State of California contract terms and conditions, procurement codes, policies, and guidelines. Once an agreement is…

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COVID-19 Infectious Disease Prevention Plan (Supervisor Training)

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Valley Contractors Exchange (VCE), 951 E. 8th Street
Chico, CA 95928 United States
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This course discusses risk reduction strategies to lower transmission rates of infectious disease in the workplace and provides a variety of methods to reduce employee exposure. Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to: Complete an Infection Prevention Risk Assessment to assess and identify risks in the workplace Build and implement an Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response Plan (IDPR) Classify worker exposure to infectious disease Define job responsibilities as it…

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Find Contracting Opportunities with Caltrans

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar CA United States + Google Map

Learn how to find contracting opportunities and do business with Caltrans! Click here to register. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is responsible for the delivery of transportation programs and projects and manages over 50,000 miles of highway and freeway lanes. Senate Bill 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, committed $54 billion over the next decade to fix roads, freeways and bridges in communities across California and created numerous opportunities for small businesses. This class is free.

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July 2020

Introduction to Public Works Contracting | Public Works Web Series

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar CA United States + Google Map

#1:  Introduction to Public Works Contracting Click here to register. This session provides an overview of how cities, counties and other public agencies go about bidding for construction services, and the types of contractual relationships that firms encounter when they bid and build public works projects. The Basic Fundamentals Finding Projects to Bid Contacting the Primes Roles of Prime & Sub The Scope Letter Bonding requirements This class is free.

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Estimating & Bidding: The Basics | Public Works Web Series

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar CA United States + Google Map

#2: Estimating & Bidding: The Basics Click here to register. In Estimating and Bidding, the instructor drills down in detail on how to prepare successful bids. He covers the basics of preparing an estimate in a format generally used as an industry standard.  The use of Excel spreadsheets is key to this exercise. The Bid Format Preparing the Spreadsheet Cost of General Conditions (Jobsite OH & Supervision) Subcontractor & Vendor Outreach for Pricing Quantity Take-offs Pricing of Labor Pricing of…

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Estimating & Bidding: Best Practices | Public Works Web Series

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar CA United States + Google Map

#3: Estimating & Bidding: Best Practices Click here to register. In Part 3 of the series, Mr. Duarte expands on key issues and problems often encountered during the bidding process. A sample bid will be examined and explained.  Some best practices and bidding strategy will be explained how it is used by the “pro’s”. Bid Day logistics Cost Impact of Project Labor Agreement (PLA’s) Union vs Non-union positions Tax & Freight costs Material price increases Bonding costs Covid-19 protocols Contingencies…

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Managing your Public Works Project | Public Works Web Series

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar CA United States + Google Map

#4: Managing your Public Works Project Click here to register. In Part 4 of Mr. Duarte’s series, the final session will answer the question, “OK, I got the bid, Now What?”   After submitting a winning bid and being awarded a prime or subcontract, there is a standard sequence of events and tasks that will occur and need to be followed for successful start-up of the project. Furnishing Bonds & Insurance (Primes only) Review of the Contract / Subcontract Schedule…

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