NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the above-named California Community College District, acting by and through its Board of Trustees, hereinafter referred to as the “District” will receive up to, but not later than3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, 2009, sealed bid proposals for the award of a contract for Project #19115: Moorpark College Electrical Infrastructure Phase 3, Moorpark, CA

Scope of Work: Furnish & Install 5 KV feeders, 600 VAC class feeders, transformers, 5 KV switches, 120/208 VAC and 277/480 VAC distribution panels and miscellaneous work as noted to upgrade electrical service for Moorpark College Campus.

A mandatory job walk will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2009. Bidders are to meet and register at Moorpark College Maintenance & Operation Office, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark, CA 93021. Phone contact (805) 378-1454. Access Map of College at for location of Maintenance & Operations office. Jobwalk attendee must be knowledgeable of electrical installation of feeders, installation of transformers, switches & distribution panels. Job walk will consist of a tour through all of the buildings, 5KV feeder routes, Building electrical rooms, 5 KV metal clad switchgear area, the existing SCE electrical substation and three SF6 KV distribution buildings. Coordination of the work with ongoing campus operations is mandatory and attendee must be able to understand the sequencing of work to maintain uninterrupted campus operations. Job walk duration may take up to four (4) hours.

All bid proposals shall be submitted on forms furnished by the District as contained in Specification. Bids shall be received at Ventura County Community College District, 255 W. Stanley Ave., Suite 150, Ventura, CA 93001, (805) 652-5500, Attn: Project #19115 / BID. Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by: (a) the required bid security; (b) subcontractors list; (c) non-collusion affidavit; and (d) statement of bidder’s qualifications. Bids will be opened and publicly read at the stated time and place.

Bid proposals must conform with, and be responsive to, the bid and contract documents, which will be available at Cybercopy USA, 3020 Sherwin Ave., Unit D, Ventura, CA 93003, (805) 642-3292 or www.cybercopyusa. com. Plans and Specifications will not be provided at the time of the job walk.

Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by bid security and in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the maximum amount of the bid proposal, inclusive of any additive alternate bid item(s). Failure of any bid proposal to be accompanied by the required bid security shall render such bid proposal to be non-responsive and rejected. The owner reserves the right to reject any or all bid proposals or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bid proposal or in the bidding.

Pursuant to Public Contract Code §3300, bidder must possess a current California Contractors Class C-10 License at the time that the contract for the work is awarded.

Prevailing Wage Rates; Employment of Apprentices. This project is subject to the provisions of Labor Code §§1720 et seq. and regulations set forth in Title 8 §§16000 et seq. of the California Code of Regulations, which govern the payment of prevailing wages on public works projects. All bidders shall be governed by and required to comply with these statutes and regulations in connection with this project. Pursuant to Labor Code §1771, the contractor receiving award of the contract and subcontractors of any tier shall pay not less than the prevailing wage rates to all workers employed in the execution of the contract.
Bidders shall comply with applicable statutes and regulations, including but not limited to Labor Code §§ 1771, 1775, 1777.5, 1813 and 1815.

In accordance with Section §1773 of the California Labor Code, the Contractor shall post a copy of the determination prevailing rates of wages at each job site. A copy of these determinations, entitled “PREVAILING WAGE SCALE” are available to any interested party through the internet at: The Contractor and any subcontractor(s) shall not pay less than the specified prevailing rates of wages to all workers employed by them in execution of the contract.

The District has initiated a Labor Compliance Program (“LCP”) pursuant to provisions of Labor Code §1771.5 and other applicable law. The Contractor and Subcontractor(s) of any tier shall comply with the LCP initiated and enforced by the District. For inquiries, questions or assistance with regard to the LCP, call golden State Labor Compliance.

Bid proposals shall not be withdrawn by any bidder for a period of ninety (90) days after formal award of the contract by the District. During this time, all bidders shall guarantee prices quoted in their respective bid proposals. In accordance with the provisions of California Public Contract Code §22300, substitution of eligible and equivalent securities for any monies to withheld by the District to ensure the Contractor’s performance under the contract will be permitted at the request and expense of the contractor.

Project estimated cost: $3,000,000.00

Dick Jones, Heery International, Inc.
(805) 857-9184, E-Mail:
Ventura County Community College District