State Building Construction Projects – Requests for Qualifications for the Contractor Pre-Selection Program

Eligibility

For Contractor Pre-Selection (CPS) Projects estimated to cost between $500,000 and $1,500,000, contractors must have the following qualifications:

  • Three comparable projects completed within a five year period immediately preceding the date of application, having a Cost of Work of $500,000 to $1,500,000.
  • DAS Contractor Prequalification for the RFQ “Class of Work”:
    • Roofing,
    • General Building Construction (Group B),
    • HVAC,
    • Masonry, 
    • Sitework,
    • Electrical,
    • Sewer and Water Lines,
    • Fire Protection Sprinkler Systems, or
    • Elevators.  
  • DCP Licensing in the applicable Class of Work:
    •  General Building Construction (Group B) - Major Contractor Registration from DCP is not required for the CPS Program, but may be required on a particular project;
    • HVAC - Heating, Piping & Cooling Contractor License,
    • Electrical - Electrical Contractor License,
    • Fire Protection Sprinkler Systems - Fire Protection Contractor License,
    • Elevators - Elevator Contractor License.  
  • Sufficient surety bonding (i.e., a performance bond and a labor and materials bond for a construction contract price range up to $1,500,000) and applicable insurance coverage. Details are provided in the CPS application materials. 

 
For Contractor Pre-Selection (CPS) Projects estimated to cost between $100,000 and $500,000, contractors must have the following qualifications:

  • Three comparable projects completed within a five year period immediately preceding the date of application, having a Cost of Work of $100,000 to $500,000.  
  • Certification as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and/or Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) firm under the DAS Supplier Diversity (Set-Aside) Program.
  • DCP Licensing in the applicable Class of Work:
    • General Building Construction (Group A) - Major Contractor Registration from DCP is not required for the CPS Program, but may be required on a particular project; 
    • HVAC - Heating, Piping & Cooling Contractor License,
    • Electrical - Electrical Contractor License, 
    • Fire Protection Sprinkler Systems - Fire Protection Contractor License,
    • Elevators - Elevator Contractor License.  
  • Sufficient surety bonding and insurance coverage.  Please note that while sufficient bonding (i.e., a performance bond and a labor and materials bond for a construction contract price range up to $500,000) and applicable insurance coverage are not required for selection, they are required for your firm to be awarded a contract.  Details are provided in the SBE/MBE CPS Program application materials.