COVID-19 Updates

Formal Bid Prequalification



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 and Pressure Foundation Jacking Contractor

Grading/Paving/Demo:  A, C-12/C-21  
General Engineering Contractor, Earthwork and 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 2021. There is no submittal deadline, however your company must be prequalified prior to the Bid Advertisement date for a project in order to bid.

2021 Application for Contractor Prequalification for Formal Bids (PDF Format) 
2021 Application for Contractor Prequalification for Formal Bids (Word Format)

The current list of 2021 prequalified contractors can be found here. This listing is current as of 12/10/2020 and will be updated periodically. If you have any questions regarding your prequalification status, please contact Carla Lopez at Tilden-Coil Constructors: (562) 860-2451 ext. 7201 or



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