Bidding Public Works Weekly Virtual Training Series [PTAC]
Washington PTAC provides quality training & technical assistance for construction contractors in Washington State! Check out the upcoming trainings and events below brought to you by Washington PTAC and MRSC. For a one-on-one meeting with an advisor, contact your local PTAC advisor here.
Upcoming LIVE Virtual Trainings
All trainings will be offered LIVE via Zoom Webinar Platform from 3pm – 5pm weekly through the month of January.
This 5 week training series will provide education to small, minority, and women-owned businesses interested in bidding on public work projects. Each session will provide opportunities to interact with the subject matter experts to get your questions answered about the bidding process. Tools will be provided to support your learning and enhance your performance with future public works bids.
Expect to learn how to:
- Assign a pursuit schedule to a project
- Gather information to conduct a Go-No-Go
- Properly read specifications
- Estimate using the Indirect and Direct spreadsheet
- Prepare and finalize your bid for submission
- Conduct yourself after bid submission
About the Instructors:
Mr. Young-Sang Song with Song Consulting and Catina Patton with PNW Diverse Solutions have demonstrated experience bidding and winning work in the construction industry. For the last three years, Song has helped one DBE firm in Washington secure over $100 million in contracts and subcontracts using the recommendations shared during this 5-week training series. Mr. Song will present all the aspects of how to bid pubic works opportunities and provide hands-on tools to support your learning and enhance your performance in future bidding.
If you are unable to attend January’s virtual sessions Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and Municipal Research and Services Center (MRSC) will offer the bidding process series one more time in 2023 starting April 4.
If you have any questions regarding public works training please call 360-701-9410.