Working With Us

Straub is committed to fostering long-term growth of local, small and disadvantaged businesses.

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Fostering a Spirit of Teamwork – The key to every successful project is the collaboration of experienced and qualified subcontractors and suppliers. Straub seeks the most experienced, competitive and qualified local and national subcontractors and suppliers with the operational and financial capacity to successfully perform on each project. Straub has a reputation for being firm, but fair, and for encouraging a spirit of teamwork on all of our projects. In addition, Straub is committed to fostering long-term growth of local, small and disadvantaged businesses in the construction industry.

How to Work with Straub

Prequalification is Key to Receiving Bid Notifications – We require strict adherence to the policies and procedures we have in place relative to safety, quality and productivity to ensure excellence in every project we build. All subcontractors must pre-qualify prior to bidding on a project with Straub. If you would like to be included on Straub’s list of potential bidders, please click on the Prequalification Form link below. Once complete, please submit it to our Pre-Construction Department via email at plans@straubinc.com.

Prequalification Form (PDF)

Standard Subcontract Agreement

To view Straub’s terms and conditions or a sample subcontract agreement, please select the Standard Subcontract Agreement link below.

Standard Subcontract Agreement
California Standard Subcontract Agreement
Exhibit 1: Labor Addendum
Exhibit 3: General Information Booklet
Exhibit 4: Insurance Requirements Booklet
Exhibit 5: Daily Reports/ Certified Payroll Booklet
Exhibit 6: Billing Procedures Booklet
Exhibit 7: Safety Booklet
Exhibit 8: Quality Control Booklet

Upcoming Outreach Events

Meet our Team – Straub is committed to an Enhanced Subcontracting Outreach Program and holds numerous outreach events throughout the year. We invite you to take advantage of this networking opportunity and join us at one of our upcoming events.

Notice

This notice is part of Straub Construction, Inc.’s (“SCI”) request for subcontractor bids and is made pursuant to California Public Contract Code section 4100 et seq. All subcontractors submitting bids to SCI must be duly licensed by the California Contractors State License Board and must submit their California contractors license numbers with their bids. All subcontractor bids must be, and will be considered by SCI to be, in full compliance with the owner’s contract documents, including but not limited to the owner’s general conditions and the project plans and specifications. All subcontract agreements are to be awarded on SCI’s standard subcontract form, which is available using the link above. No subcontractor proposal will be made part of the subcontract agreement. Subcontractors submitting bids must be prepared to execute the subcontract agreement promptly after it is presented to the subcontractor.

In addition, SCI requests that all subcontractors submitting bids furnish performance and payment bonds, in the form specified in SCI’s standard subcontract form, naming SCI as the obligee and guaranteeing prompt and faithful performance of the subcontract and the payment of all claims for labor and materials furnished or used in and about the work to be done and performed under the subcontract. The bonds must be issued by an admitted surety that: (a) is listed on the most current U.S. Treasury Circular #570; (b) has an underwriting limit in excess of the penal sum of the bond; and (c) has a rating of “A” or better in the current A.M. Best rating Guide of Property/Casualty Insurance Companies. The penal sum of each bond to be furnished shall be the subcontract price. SCI shall reimburse subcontractor its actual bond costs, not to exceed 1 ¼ percent.

In the event a subcontractor submitting a bid does not comply with the above, SCI reserves the right to reject such bid and make a substitution of another subcontractor.

Straub’s Commitment to Small Business

Small BusinessProvide Meaningful Opportunities to Small Businesses – Straub Construction has an established Small Business Company Policy regarding our commitment to promote and increase participation of small businesses in our contracting and services business. It is our policy to develop positive working relationships with quality small businesses and provide construction subcontracting opportunities to small businesses wherever feasible.

Who Can Participate in the Straub Small Business Program – The following qualified business types have the opportunity to participate as suppliers and/or subcontractors:

  • Small Businesses (SB) & Small Business Enterprises (SBE)
  • Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDB)
  • Women Owned Small Businesses (WOSB)
  • Women Business Enterprises (WBE)
  • Veteran Owned Small Businesses (VOSB)
  • Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB)
  • Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE)
  • Minority Business Enterprises (MBE)
  • Small Local business Enterprise (SLBE)
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
  • Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE)
  • Historically Under-utilized Small Businesses (HUBZone)
  • Historically Black Colleges & Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI)
  • AbilityOne program participants
  • Alaska Native Corporations

How to Qualify for the Straub Small Business Program

Follow Six Steps to Prequalification – Small Business start by completing the Straub Construction prequalification survey. This survey asks industry standardized questions and is available on our company website – www.straubinc.com. Financial stability, experience and integrity are the major qualities we look for in our subcontracting team members. With the amount of work in the next three years throughout the southwest, Straub and its team members have a bright future if we maintain quality and customer satisfaction, which are two of Straub Construction’s primary company goals. We invite all small business concerns with a dedication to construction excellence to contact us. This brochure outlines the building blocks on how to join the Straub Team as well as general small business information.

Prequalification Form (PDF)

There are six steps to participating in the Straub Small Business Program and bidding for projects:

  1. Complete our Prequalification Form.
  2. Submit Complete Prequalification Package to our Preconstruction Department at plans@straubinc.com.
  3. Watch for Bid Invitations.
  4. Respond to ALL Bid invitations – (Yes/No) you must take active responsibility for obtaining opportunities with Straub Construction.
  5. After an RFP is issued – Contact the Straub Preconstruction Department at plans@straubinc.com, or the assigned project estimator, with any concerns regarding RFP/Scope.
  6. Submit your bid on Bid Day.

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