WUSD requires pre-qualifications of Bidders on contracts over $1,000,000.00. In addition to completing the online pre-qualification form, the following are additional pre-qualification requirements. These items will be uploaded at the end of your online application.
Who is Required to Pre-Qualify?
This applies to the following license classifications:
General Contractors (A and B)
Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing subcontractors (C-4, C-7, C-10, C-16, C-20, C-34, C-36, C-38, C-42, C-43, and C-46)
How to Pre-Qualify?
Washington Unified School District shall process all prequalification applications at QualityBidders.com. QualityBidders is a web-based online application, fast, simple, safe and easy to use. Because WUSD is unique and hopes that we will establish a successful working relationship and exceptional performance from our Contractors, the District requires additional information to the pre-qualification online application. Please follow the simple steps below:
Read the Supplemental Pre-qualification Questionnaire on the District’s website and submit documents along with your application at QualityBidders.
Read the Contractor Instruction how to sign-up at QualityBidders.
Sign up at www.qualitybidders.com website (at no charge) and submit your pre-qualification application online.
Once you have been approved, you will receive an email indicating your approval expiration date and limit.
If you have any questions regarding the Prequalification process transition, please contact Angie Nichols. In addition, you may also contact support@qualityBidders.com with questions regarding the website or for technical support.
Please note that the email listed on all applications contacts will be the address to which all notifications will be sent. WUSD will not be held be responsible if companies do not receive information due to incorrect or outdated email addresses listed on applications.
Thank you for your interest in prequalify and working with WUSD.
Click on the link below to view the list of prequalified contractors:
2. Click here to view the list of Current Prequalified Contractors - Coming Soon
Medical Coverage Contractor will be required to annually provide proof of Contractor’s medical coverage for all employees and their families showing that the contractor has maintained employee medical coverage in good standing for all employees for 180 consecutive days immediately prior to the submission of the prequalification documents OR prove that the Contractor has offered such medical coverage or the opportunity for compensation in-lieu of health coverage in recognition of the AR 3311(e) BIDS (continued) opportunity for employees to access health care through the Covered California to its employees within 180 consecutive days immediately prior to the submission of the prequalification documents. Additionally, contractors the Affordable Care Act (ACA) exempts from medical coverage participation cannot be excluded from the bidding.
Apprenticeship Programs Contractor will be required to provide a Certified Statement of hiring from State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards Approved apprenticeship programs that have a graduation rate of 50% or higher. Contractor will be required to provide a Certified Statement of hiring from State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards Approved apprenticeship programs. Contractor and subcontractors are required to provide a certified under penalty of perjury statement that the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards Approved apprenticeship program the prospective bidders are using has a yearly graduation rate of 50% or higher. Contractor and subcontractors with pass rates between 40-49% can petition the district for an exemption. Included in the request for exemption shall be a statement of reason for the need for an exemption.