Event Calendar

BOWD Center

Business Opportunity and Workforce Development (BOWD) Center 2017 – 2018 Events Calendar

How to do Business with VDOT – Construction Session

Presenter 
Doretha Davis, BOWD Program Manager

Location
BOWD Center
6020 Elko Tract Road
Sandston, Virginia 23150

Date
May 9, 2018
Sept 12, 2018

Time
10 – 11:30 a.m

Description
This free training is primarily for newly certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms performing construction activities; however, the session is open to any VA UCP certified DBE. The training explains the Civil Rights and Construction Divisions roles and responsibilities as it relates to the DBE program. Attendees are shown how to locate the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) opportunities and contract information using VDOT’s and eVA’s websites. Discussions include prequalification requirements, an overview of the Construction Advertisement Bulletin Board (CABB), review of past bid results and ballots, VDOT Certification Schools, 24 month Advertisement Schedule, and DBE supportive services.

Class size is limited to a maximum of nine individuals.
 

How to do Business with VDOT – Consultant Session

Presenter 
Doretha Davis,
BOWD Program Manager

Location
BOWD Center
6020 Elko Tract Road
Sandston, Virginia 23150

Date
May 16, 2018
Sept 19, 2018

 Time
10 – 11:30 a.m.

Description
This free training is primarily for newly certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) professional services firms; however, the session is open to any certified DBE. Demonstrations are given on how to locate procurement opportunities utilizing VDOT’s and eVA’s websites, how to locate shortlisted firms from past procurement opportunities, the 2009 Manual for the Procurement and Management of Professional Services, VDOT trainings, and DBE Supportive Services.

Class size is limited to a maximum of nine (9) individuals.

 

Flagger Certification

Presenter 
Tesha Hill,
BOWD Administrative Assistant

Location
BOWD Center
6020 Elko Tract Road
Sandston, Virginia, 23150

Dates 
March 7, 2018
May 2, 2018
July 5, 2018
Sept 5, 2018
Nov. 14, 2018

Time
Two sessions
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Description
Because flaggers are responsible for public safety and make the greatest number of contacts with the public of all highway workers, they should be trained in safe traffic control practices and public contact techniques. This is a free training. Individuals attending flagger certification training will be shown a 20 minute video explaining the requirements of various flagging operations. At the conclusion of the video a written examination will be administered. Those passing the written examination will be issued a flagger card good for two years from the date of the examination.

Class size is limited to a maximum of nine individuals per session.

 

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