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Paving Your Road to Success with Caltrans

Session: Bonding, Estimating, and Labor Compliance for Subcontractors

Are you a small business looking for new opportunities? Ever considered working with one of California's largest state agencies? If so, you won't want to miss this dynamic presentation!

SeriesSession 10 of 10
August 14, 2024 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual Training

Mark your calendar for August 14, 2024, and join us at noon for the capstone event of our Caltrans training series: “Bonding, Estimating, and Labor Compliance for Subcontractors.” This comprehensive webinar is a one-stop-shop for subcontractors looking to thrive in California’s competitive construction market.

What You’ll Discover:

  • The ABCs of Certification: Navigating certifications like SB, SB-PW, DVBE, and DBE, and how they can elevate your business.
  • Understanding Public Works: How to register with the Department of Industrial Relations to be compliant and competitive.
  • Bonding Unleashed: Develop a robust bonding program to unlock new revenue streams.
  • Estimation Excellence: Best practices for focusing your efforts on winning contracts.
  • Effective Marketing: Learn how to conduct outreach that builds meaningful partnerships in the industry.
  • Labor Law Essentials: Understand the compliance requirements that will keep you ahead in the game.
  • Site Management Mastery: From safety protocols to communication, discover how to excel in construction site management.

End your experience with an insightful live Q&A session with Richard, who will answer your questions about subcontracting in the construction industry.

Don’t miss the finale of our essential Caltrans series. Get the full toolkit you need to succeed as a subcontractor in California.

About the Instructors

Richard Myerscough
Richard Myerscough, District Small Business Liaison (DSBL) (Caltrans)

My name is Richard Myerscough and I am the District Small Business Liaison (DSBL) for Caltrans District 5. Prior to Caltrans, I started my career in the hospitality industry before pivoting to become a healthcare provider and then transitioning to working in an administrative capacity. I have more than twelve years of experience working for the State of California. I have a passion for helping people and, in my role as a DSBL, I look forward to assisting the small business community and expanding their opportunities to work with State government. When I am not working, I love exploring California’s beautiful Central Coast and spending time with my family.

Series Sessions

Session 1: An Introduction to the Small Business Program
November 15, 2023 (Wed)
Session 2: Understanding Small Business Program Codes
December 13, 2023 (Wed)
Session 3: Selling Goods and Services to Caltrans
January 10, 2024 (Wed)
Session 4: Understanding Caltrans Procurement and Service Contracts
February 14, 2024 (Wed)
Session 5: Know Your Small Business Resources
March 13, 2024 (Wed)
Session 6: How to Make Your Certification Work for You
April 10, 2024 (Wed)
Session 7: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification Overview
May 8, 2024 (Wed)
Session 8: Overview of Caltrans Minor Program (Small Construction Contracts)
June 12, 2024 (Wed)
Session 9: How to Market Your Firm to Construction Primes
July 10, 2024 (Wed)
This Session
Session 10: Bonding, Estimating, and Labor Compliance for Subcontractors
August 14, 2024 (Wed)

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