Governing Board

PREQUALIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS

California Assembly Bill (AB) 1565 went into effect on January 1, 2014. AB 1565 requires ALL General Contractors and M/E/P Subcontractors be prequalified, if the contract is valued at $1 million or more and funded whole or in part with State Facility Bond funds.  This applies to the following license numbers:

  • General Contractors (A and B)
  • Mechanical, Engineering, and Plumbing subcontractors ("MEPs"):  C-4, C-7, C-10, C-16, C-20, C-34, C-36, C-38, C-42, C-43, and C-46

Link to law: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/11-12/bill/asm/ab_1551-1600/ab_1565_bill_20120930_chaptered.html

Grossmont Union High School District contracted with Gafcon, Inc. to provide a web-based process for prequalification.  Go to:  QualityBidders.com   For an overview of the process, please review the following:  QualityBidders.com PowerPoint.pdf

The District must receive applications at least fourteen (14) days prior to the scheduled bid opening on any advertised project in order for the candidate to qualify for that project.  Pre-qualification approval will remain valid for one (1) calendar year from the date of notice of qualification except as noted in the pre-qualification documents.  

Please contact Rian Pinson, Director of Purchasing, with any questions at  619-644-8051. You may also contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions about the use of the QualityBidders web-based tool.

Prequalified Contractors List

Prequalified Contractors   

Note:  Applications are reviewed twice a week.  The report is updated nightly.  If your name does not appear, please check back the following day.

Calculation of Prequalified Limit:

 CLASSIFICATION  EVALUATION CRITERIA APPROVAL LIMITS* 
 Construction Managers **  W/ Public Education Experience  $50,000,000
 General Contractors  W/ Public Education Experience  $15,000,000
 General Contractors  W/O Public Education Experience - Public Works Experience  $10,000,000
 General Contractors  W/O Public Education Experience - Private Experience  $5,000,000
 MEPs  W/ Public Education Experience  $10,000,000
 MEPs  W/O Public Education Experience - Public Works Experience  $5,000,000
 MEPs  W/O Public Education Experience - Private Experience  $2,000,000
  * If approval limit exceeds Applicants Bonding Capacity the calculation will be equal to their current Bonding Capacity.
   ** Construction Managers are prequalified as Lease-Leaseback Contractors per the January 4, 2013 RFQ. 

 

Appeals Process: 

Appeal Process

APPROVED CONTRACTORS LIST:

Prequalified Contractors