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Formal Bid Prequalification

****At present, there are no formal bids scheduled for calendar year 2020.  Therefore, at this time, the Purchasing Department is not actively seeking formal bid prequalification submittals.****



Cerritos Community College District ("District") is inviting all interested licensed contractors who wish to formally bid construction projects at the District to be prequalified for select trades.

Pursuant to SB 854, no contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid or awarded a contract for a public works project unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) per California Labor Code section 1725.5.

Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) Public Works Contractor Registration Information.

The District will consider for prequalification contractors and subcontractors who submit the required prequalification package and materials. In order to be prequalified for District construction projects requiring formal bid, contractors and subcontractors must demonstrate the capacity to perform projects of the following values:

  • General Contractor:  B 
    General Building Contractor

  • Driller/Piers:  D-30  
    Pile Driving Contractor

  • Grading/Paving/Demo:  A, C-12/C-21  
    Earthwork & Paving Contractor, Building Moving/Demolition Contractor 

  • Landscaping:  C-27 
    Landscaping Contractor

  • Plumbing/Site Utilities:  C-36  
    Plumbing Contractor

  • Structural/Site Concrete:  C-8  
    Concrete Contractor

  • Structural Steel:  C-51 
    Structural Steel Contractor

  • Roofing:  C-39 
    Roofing Contractor

  • Casework/Laboratory Casework:  C-6 
    Cabinet/Millwork/Finish Carpentry Contractor

  • Metal Stud/Drywall/Plaster:  C-9/C-35 
    Drywall Contractor, Lathing & Plastering Contractor

  • Glass & Glazing:  C-17 
    Glazing Contractor

  • Painting:  C-33 
    Painting & Decorating Contractor

  • Sheet Metal Flashing & Trim:  C-43 
    Sheet Metal Contractor

  • Fire Sprinkler:  C-16 
    Fire Protection Contractor

  • HVAC (Wet/Dry):  C-20    
    Warm-Air Heating, Ventilating, & Air Conditioning Contractor

  • Electrical (Line Voltage):  C-10   
    Electrical Contractor

  • Low Voltage:  C-7 
    Low Voltage Systems Contractor

Contractors may download a copy of the formal bid prequalification package below; send the completed package to the following address.

Cerritos College
Attn: Purchasing Department
11110 Alondra Blvd.,
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 860-2451 ext. 2243

The formal bid prequalification period will be for calendar year 2019. There is no submittal deadline, however your company must be prequalified prior to the Bid Advertisement date for a project in order to bid.


Please click for the current list of 2019 prequalified contractors. This listing is current as of July 9, 2019 and will be updated periodically. If you have any questions regarding your prequalification status, please contact Tracey Peters at Tilden-Coil Constructors: (562) 860-2451 ext. 7201 or

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