Florida Contractors Ramp Up for Roads to Work Jobs with the Florida Department of Transportation - Growing Demand for Job Ready Contractors

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Florida workshops prepare small businesses for job opportunties working with the Florida Department of Transportation.

“This program truly offers outstanding job opportunties for Florida contractors to work with the FDOT,” said Kimberly Vasquez, Executive Director of Construction Estimating Institute.

Construction Estimating Institute (CEI), a national provider of construction training, is preparing contractors to bid and perform work on Florida Department of Transportation road and professional service contracts statewide. With over 9.4 billion dollars allocated for improving roads and infrastructure this year in Florida, there is a growing focus on increasing the participation of Florida's disadvantaged and small business contractors.

The popular “Your Road to Working with FDOT” will kick off 2014 on Tuesday, February 11th in Pensacola, Wednesday, February 12th in Tallahassee, and Thursday, February 13th in Jacksonville. Attendees at these seminars will learn how to prepare their companies to competitively bid on FDOT construction projects. The seminars are open to the public and attendance is free. The seminars are funded by the Florida Department of Transportation and will be presented by Construction Estimating Institute. Registration is available by contacting Construction Estimating Institute.

The Construction Management Development Program (CMDP) and Bond Guarantee Program (BGP) programs provide training and support for Small Business Enterprises (SBEs) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) seeking to bid and perform FDOT construction work.

Construction Estimating Institute is the leading provider of construction training in North America and a key supportive services training provider for the Florida Department of Transportation. CEI has earned a reputation for providing quality, real-world construction training for the past 30 years.

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