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Public Works Contractor Workshop - Alameda County

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Bay Area Builders Exchange

3055 Alvarado St

San Leandro, CA 94577

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11:00 - 12:00 Good Faith Effort
Who Should Attend: Public Works prime contractors

  • Innovative tips from an experienced primecontractor
  • What constitutes a responsive bid
  • Definition of the Good Faith Effort
  • Documenting the Good Faith Effort
  • Explanation of the “do’s and don’ts” during outreach
  • How the State evaluates DBE compliance effort

12:00 - 1:00 Networking & Lunch
Who Should Attend: Both prime & subcontractors

  • Opportunity for primes to meet potential DBE subcontractors & for subs to meet potential primes.

1:00 - 4:00 Introduction to Public Works Estimating
Who Should Attend: Public Works subcontractors

  • Finding projects to bid & contacting prime bidders
  • Preparing your Scope Letter
  • Understanding the Unit Price bidding method usedby all public agencies
  • Learning the industry practice of bidding on publicworks
  • Setting up your Excel spreadsheet
  • Bid Day logistics - How and when to submit yourbid


Featured Speaker: Edward R. Duarte, Lead Business Consultant, Norcal PTAC

Edward Duarte is the founder and retired CEO of Aztec Consultants; a San Ramon-based professional construction management company and general contracting firm. Founded in 1986, Aztec specializes in public works, commercial and institutional construction projects. Under his leadership, the company provided construction management services on over $250 million of public works contracts and built over $200 million as the General Contractor of Record, subcontracting with numerous DBEs and other minority-owned businesses. Duarte is also the co-founder, Program Director, and a principal instructor for the Construction Management Certificate Program at Cal State East Bay.

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