POLICY: Subcontractor/Vendor Identification and Qualification
PURPOSE: To identify qualified subcontractors and vendors in locations where Carter & Carter plans to build.
RESPONSIBILITY: Estimator in Charge
- Develop preliminary bid list using Google Sheets. This should then be shared with the project team.
- Contact and plan visits with major subcontractors and vendors to personally evaluate qualifications. Visits should include, at a minimum, site work, concrete, masonry, steel, framing, drywall, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical. This procedure is optional but recommended.
- The preliminary bid list, prequalification, and subcontractor/vendor visits shall begin at least three to four weeks prior to the receipt of final documents and shall conclude approximately one week before receipt of documents so that a bid list can be finalized.
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