9 Ways to Identify Contractors before Stepping Foot on a Project

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You’ve been assigned to check on a project in your jurisdiction. The address doesn’t ring a bell. Is it a union job or not? Is the contractor hostile toward the union? In order to make a proper assessment you’ll need to gather information.


Here are 9 ways to identify contractors before stepping foot on a project.


1. Visit your city’s planning department

2. Search the address on the internet

3. Check the internet for bid results (ie: Bid Clerk)

4. Attend bid openings

5. Call the awarding agency or customer

6. Check the gate for signs

7. Look for banners on fences and trailers

8. Scan parking areas for marked trucks and trailers

9. Scan gang boxes for company names


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