San Bernardino County Transportation Authority, HNTB – Interstate 10 Express Lanes Project, Contract 1, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and Labor Compliance Consulting Services

Project Name: San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA)/HNTB, Interstate 10 Express Lanes Project, Contract 1, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Labor Compliance Consulting Services

Project Description: GCAP was selected by HNTB, the prime contractor, to serve as a subconsultant responsible for providing a variety of DBE and labor compliance consulting services.

GCAP’s Role:

Labor compliance services include:

  • Developing a “Federal On-the-Job Training (OJT) Participation” goal.
  • Developing processes and procedures for labor compliance.
  • Identifying State prevailing wage rate determinations applicable to the project.
  • Presenting at pre-bid meeting.
  • Verifying compliance with California’s Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) requirements for labor compliance.
  • Providing periodic audits of Design-Builder (DB), Tolling Service Provider (TSP, and other contractor’s compliance.
  • Making recommendations, as appropriate, on resolution of prevailing wage violations.
  • Ongoing monitoring of DB, TSP, and other contractors Certified Payroll Reports.
  • Conducting jobsite visits.
  • Providing technical assistance to contractors regarding labor compliance inquiries

DBE compliance services include:

  • Developing a DBE Contractor Performance Plan and DBE Request for Proposal language.
  • Developing contract-specific DBE goals for applicable procurements.
  • Performing ongoing DBE participation monitoring including confirming proper DBE participation crediting.
  • Reviewing prompt payment compliance
  • Conducting Commercially Useful Function (CUF) reviews.
  • Conducting Good Faith Efforts reviews of proposers.
  • Reviewing DB, TSP, and other applicable contractors’ DBE reports for accuracy and coordinating with contractors to reconcile discrepancies.
  • Preparing DBE compliance reports.