DIVISION OF ENGINEERING SERVICES - OFFICE ENGINEER
Improve mobility across California by providing qualified contractors with a fair opportunity to bid on Department construction contracts that are:
- Uniform statewide and aid efficient construction administration
- Full, complete, and accurate
The Division of Engineering Services - Office Engineer is composed of four offices:
- Contract Awards and Services
- Construction Contract Standards
- Project Control and Support
- Plans, Specifications, and Estimates
We develop, advertise, and award quality Minor A, Major Construction, and Maintenance contracts for the districts and deliver those contracts to Construction.
New DES-Office Engineer Website Announcement
It Is Here! DES-Office Engineer is proud to announce the release of the newly redesigned website.
Official date of release: June 1, 2013
Goals of the redesigned website:
- Fresh new look with a more user-friendly navigation
- Easy to find information
- Easy to find the most updated news
Please delete your old bookmark as it won’t link to the new website. If you have any question please contact Tony Nguyen at 916-227-5350.
Electronic Bidding Update
Caltrans is pleased to announce that implementation of electronic bidding on highway construction contracts has begun. Caltrans has chosen the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Trns*port Expedite Bid software as its electronic bidding solution. Expedite is integrated with Info Tech's Bid Express Internet Bidding Service (Bidx) for the submittal of electronic bids through the Internet. more ...
If you'd like to pull back your submitted bid to make corrections, make sure you fill out the latest Signature Card and fax it in to the bidder's exchange. We also have a new release of bid documents form to keep with your bid runner in the event that you need to revise a bid. Both files are available on our Contractor's Corner, under the Bid Opening column.
Design-Build Demonstration Program
Enter Design-Build site to view the Department's draft documents for the Design-Build Demonstration Program.
If you need help with bonding, check out the Small Business Administration's Technical Assistance Bonding programs at www.sba.gov