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City of Long Beach Purchasing Division Open Bids (Updated as of April 23, 2024)

City of Long Beach Purchasing Division Open Bids
(Updated as of April 23, 2024)

The Purchasing Division is currently soliciting bids for the contract opportunities listed below. For your convenience, the list is also attached as a PDF. 

To learn how to register as a vendor and to download City Bids and RFPs, visit:

*SBE=Small Business Enterprise (Certified with the City of Long Beach Small Business Enterprise Program), *DBE=Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, HUD Section 3= Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968.

For more information, see our website at

Every effort is made to keep this information updated.  However, no guarantee is made that all bids have been included in this list. For notifications regarding the City of Long Beach’s bids, please be sure to be registered on the city’s bidder database.  ITBs, RFPs, RFQs and Public Works Bids are due at the time, date and place as indicated in the specific document.

Due 05/08/2024 - CalTrans: Peterson Chase General Engineering Construction, Inc.

Peterson Chase General Engineering Construction, Inc.

BID DUE DATE: 05/08/2024 @ 2:00PM

Peterson Chase General Engineering Construction, Inc. is bidding on the following contract and requests your assistance in notifying qualified DBEs regarding subcontractor and supplier opportunities on this contract. If you or any interested companies have questions regarding this contract, please contact Kali Goglanian by Tel: (949) 252-0441, Fax: (949) 252-0266, or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thank you in advance for your assistance.

PROJECT NAME: Construct MVPs, Pave Beyond the Gore, Install Gates & Cable Railing
BID #: 07-346004
BID DUE DATE: 05/08/2024 @ 2:00PM
PROJECT LOCATION: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

We need supplies and subcontractors for the following items. Lead Compliance Plan, Traffic Control System, WPCP, Treated Wood Waste, Roadway Ex, Wood Mulch, Landscaping, Class 3 Aggregate Base, Lean Concrete Base, HMA, Rubberized HMA, Minor Concrete, Chain link Fence and Gate, Furnish Single Sheet Aluminum Signs, Striping and Removals, Electrical

Requirements: Peterson Chase GEC, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We intend to negotiate in good faith with all qualified DBE subcontractors and suppliers for project participation. Any item of work, portion of an item, or combination thereof, will be considered. 100% Performance and Payment Bonds may be required. Bonding, Insurance and Lines of Credit assistance is available.

Please contact our office prior to bid date. For additional project details please visit Caltrans website at: 

Due 04/29/2024 - Southern California Edison: RFP - Environmental Planning and Execution

Southern California Edison: RFP - Environmental Planning and Execution

Deadline: April 29, 2024 at 10:00 a.m


On-call Services and deliverables necessary to support Southern California SCE's (SCE) environmental compliance programs.  FERC Support, CEQA/NEPA, Environmental Compliance Construction Monitoring, Operations and Maintenance Environmental Clearance Review.

Qualification Statement

To perform the Environmental Planning and Execution On-Call Services tasks the vendor shall provide staff with the following skills and experience.

  • Demonstrated experience supporting SCE or other linear utility compliance services within California.
  • Demonstrated experience with the California Environmental Quality Act and the National Environmental Policy Act;
  • Demonstrated experience with state and federal endangered species protections;
  • Demonstrated experience with state and federal cultural and archeological regulations;
  • Demonstrated experience performing construction monitoring;
  • Demonstrated experience performing protocol, focused, and preconstruction surveys;
  • Efficient and regional staffing to support SCE territory;
  • Flexibility to support environmental compliance at any location as the need arises;
  • Skilled in active communication ;
  • Current with regulatory required trainings;
  • Promotes safety; Company has a robust safety program, and;
  • Reliable reputation (Company).


Please provide a response with your Capability Statement to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 4/29/24 by 10:00 a.m., if your business can provide the scope of work detailed above.



Please note, SCE RFPs are issued through our Ariba system. Attached and below are instructions for registering in SCE's Ariba system that can be shared with your suppliers that are not currently registered. If you have any questions, please contact me. 


Becoming a supplier for SCE is a two-step process. You must (1.) register with Ariba Commerce Cloud and (2.) complete the SCE specific Supplier Profile Questionnaire (SPQ). Please follow these steps:

STEP 1 – Join the Ariba Commerce Cloud by clicking on the following link:

STEP 2 – Once Ariba Commerce Cloud registration is complete, log in and you will be prompted to complete the SCE specific Supplier Profile Questionnaire (SPQ). 

Focus on the 5 mandatory questions for registration purposes only.

1.       Section 2.1 - Are you a Diverse Business Enterprise?

2.       Section 3.5 - Are you registered as a California resident owned business?

3.       Section 3.8 - Are you a U.S. owned supplier?

4.       Section 3.14.2 - Do you accept the Terms of Use Agreement?

5.       Section 3.19.1 - You certify that you are an authorized representative of the company

In addition, some important but commonly missed sections of your profile should be completed (these items are on other tabs of your company profile):  

  • Short Description – add any category keywords for your products or services to help Supplier Diversity locate your profile for future RFP opportunities
  • State of Incorporation – you must change from default (Alabama) to your state of incorporation  
  • Phone number - verify that phone number is input in the main organization and for each user on your account  
  • Organization Name – ensure it matches legal name, Tax Id  
  • Upload your supplier Capabilities Statement
  •  This one-time requirement will ensure we have complete information on suppliers' capabilities and access to required documents.  SCE will use this information in many areas of doing business with your company and may request for you to update your information periodically. 

Note: If you are not the authorized company representative responsible for ensuring your company's information is complete and accurate, please have that person complete the registration and information request. The individual that creates the Ariba Commerce Cloud Account becomes your company's Ariba Account Administrator (by default).   Once registered on Ariba, your Account Administrator can add you and others within your company as users to your organization. 

Suppliers with An Existing Ariba Commerce Cloud Account 

If you already have an Ariba account, use the link below; you will be prompted to complete the SCE Supplier Profile Questionnaire (SPQ) upon login: 

Log in and complete the SCE specific Supplier Profile Questionnaire (SPQ).  Focus on the mandatory (5 asterisked*) questions as indicated in STEP 2 above; you can answer the remaining questions and upload the requested documents as information is available. 

Note: If you think you have an Ariba Commerce Cloud Account but are experiencing difficulty, you can contact the Ariba Help Line for Suppliers (see phone number below).   

Ariba Technical Support  
For any questions with registration, contact Ariba Helpline for Suppliers at 866-218-2155, option #2 or go to for network assistance. 

Please be advised that this registration request does not constitute an agreement or commitment between your company and SCE. 

Due 05/15/2024 - AMES CONSTRUCTION, INC. - Marriott Shadow Ridge, Low-Pressure, and Emerald Desert Non-Potable Water Pipelines Project – Specification No. 2022-42

391 N. Main St., Ste 302
Corona, CA 92880
(951) 356-1275/(951) 549-9003 FAX

Ames Construction, Inc. is seeking certified and qualified DBE subcontractors and suppliers to meet the requirements for the following:

PROJECT:                           Marriott Shadow Ridge, Low-Pressure, and Emerald Desert Non-Potable Water Pipelines Project – Specification No. 2022-42

BID DATE/TIME:               REVISED May 15th. 2024 @ 2:00 PM


Ames Construction, Inc.
391 N. Main St., Ste 302
Corona, CA 92880
Phone: (951) 356-1275
Fax: (951) 549-9003

DBE Subs/Suppliers required include but are not limited to: installing 36, 24, and 18-inch diameter water main pipe with restrained joints, including valves, fittings, polyethylene encasement, imported sand and aggregates, testing, traffic control, disinfection, saw cutting, asphalt removal, asphalt grinding, pavement replacement, striping, erosion control, minor concrete, excavation, backfill and compaction of backfill, potholing all utility crossings, trucking, street sweeping, surface restoration and all necessary appurtenances complete and in place and all mechanical and electrical component as indicated in contract documents. Ames Construction, Inc. will work with subcontractors and suppliers to breakdown items into economical feasible packages and to establish delivery/construction schedules to allow for maximum DBE participation.

Ames will require bidder to provide performance and payment bonds for the full amount of the Subcontract values.  Costs of the bonds are to be provided as a separate line item. Please call to discuss how Ames Construction can assist you in your bonding, credit and/or insurance needs. Also, let us know if you need assistance in obtaining necessary equipment, supplies, materials or related assistance or services for this project. Please contact us for more information. Ames’ Subcontract terms and conditions will apply to any contracts resulting from this request. The Subcontractor, by submission of its bid, agrees to the “Terms and Conditions” including all Exhibits and Attachments of Ames Subcontract Agreement. Ames reserves the right to accept or reject any or all quotations. For questions about plans, specifications and other contract requirements please contact our office. Contact info provided below. Bids submitted to Ames in response to this RFQ shall remain open and valid until the contract is executed. Ames Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our contact for this project is Andrew Lampkin at (951) 356-1275 X 1291 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please fax quotes to (951) 549-9003 or send by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please acknowledge receipt of this RFQ by faxing back your intention to bid.

Yes, Bidding ________                                               No, Not Bidding ________
Contact Person                                                 ___      Phone Number ______                       
Name of Company                                                                                                                             

Plans and specifications can be viewed and downloaded at:

Metro G Line Improvements Project Upcoming Opportunities

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) G Line (Orange) Improvements Project (Project) is still in the design and pre-construction services phase. Construction is set to begin later this year, so please look out for forthcoming updates from Valley Transit Partners (VTP) regarding opportunities.

As the Project nears the construction phase, VTP seeks certified, qualified subcontractors for the following scopes of work:

  • Reinforcing Steel
  • Platform Canopy Steel
  • Utility relocations (wet and dry)
  • Materials (Aggregates, Lumber, Pipe – Drainage / Water)
  • Trucking
  • Station Finishes (Tactile Strip, Map Cases, Trash Cans, and Pavers)
  • QC Inspection
  • Flatwork (Curb, Gutter, and Sidewalk)
  • AC Paving
  • CIDH Subcontractor
  • Fencing and Gates
  • Signage Regulatory and Wayfinding
  • Traffic Control
  • Roadway Striping
  • Construction Staking/Survey
  • Misc. Metals
  • Construction Materials Supplies – Consumables
    • Piping, Formwork Material, Aggregates
    • Precast Structures
  • Electrical (Station Electrical, Traffic Signals, Street Lighting, and Bike Path Lighting)
  • Construction Trailers
  • Office Furniture
  • Computer/Printer/Plotters
  • Office Supplies
  • Janitorial Service
  • Security Guard Service
  • Staffing Support Services
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