Professional Services Opportunities

Professional Services Opportunities

Project Bid Opportunities for the Valley Center Municipal Water District are advertised and awarded in accordance with the provisions of the District’s Administrative Code Article 135 – Professional and Consulting Services. The following Professional Services Opportunities are currently available:


                                                          29300 Valley Center Road
                                                          Post Office Box 67
                                                          Valley Center, CA  92082
                                                          (760) 735-4500


The Valley Center Municipal Water District (VCMWD or District) is seeking proposals to provide construction management and inspection services through a staff augmentation position for Fiscal Year 2022-2023. 

Electronic (PDF) proposal shall be received by the District prior to July 1, 2022, addressed to Nick Lyuber, Questions regarding the RFP shall be sent no later than June 27, 2022.

Consultants may examine or download digital copies of the following documents:

             - Oat Hill Discharge and Alps Way Culvert      - Gordon Hill Road      - Lilac Road

Service contract with the selected firm shall be for a period of one year for FY 2022-23 (term) from the date of execution. Rates as quoted in the proposal shall be in effect for the entire term of the contract. Consultant shall review the sample Professional Services Agreement, and confirm terms can be satisfied.

Consultants shall base their proposals on a one-year term, with options to extend and re-negotiate terms at that time. VCMWD reserves the right at all times to terminate services per provisions in the Agreement. District expects services to begin as soon as agreement is executed with an anticipated notice to proceed August 8, 2022.

The Director of Industrial Relations has determined the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute the Contract which will be awarded to the successful proposer, copies of which are on file and will be made available to any interested party upon request at the Engineering office or online at  A copy of these rates shall be posted by the successful proposer at the job site.  The successful proposer and all subcontractor(s) under him, shall comply with all applicable Labor Code provisions, which include, but are not limited to the payment of not less than the required prevailing rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract, the employment of apprentices, the hours of labor and the debarment of contractors and subcontractors.

Pursuant to Labor Code sections 1725.5 and 1771.1, all contractors and subcontractors that wish to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, or enter into a contract to perform public work must be registered with the Department of Industrial Relations.  No bid will be accepted nor any contract entered into without proof of the contractor’s and subcontractors’ current registration with the Department of Industrial Relations to perform public work.  If awarded a Contract, the Bidder and its subcontractors, of any tier, shall maintain active registration with the Department of Industrial Relations for the duration of the Project.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the contractor registration requirements mandated by Labor Code Sections 1725.5 and 1771.1 shall not apply to work performed on a public works project that is exempt pursuant to the small project exemption specified in Labor Code Sections 1725.5 and 1771.1.

This Project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations.  In bidding on this project, it shall be the Bidder’s sole responsibility to evaluate and include the cost of complying with all labor compliance requirements under this contract and applicable law in its bid.

Since this Project is funded in whole or in part with DWSRF funds, the work must also comply with the minimum rates for wages for laborers and mechanics as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with the provisions of Davis-Bacon.  As between the State and Federal rates, the higher of the two rates must be paid.