Mark Thomas is committed to the California High‐Speed Rail Authority Small and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program. The 30% Small Business participation goal set by the Authority includes a 10% Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation goal and a 3% Disadvantaged Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) participation goal. Mark Thomas encourages small businesses to contact us if you offer field surveying services and are members of Operating Engineers Local 3 and 12 and/or can offer right of way engineering services, including the preparation of pre‐construction records of surveys, legal descriptions, resolution of necessities, appraisal mapping, and record right of way mapping.
We select our certified small business partners based on their company’s certification, areas of expertise, business locations, and professional relationships. It is our policy to list our certified small business subconsultants as part of a response to a Request for Proposal. We therefore encourage qualified firms to contact our Small Business Officer or Project Manager listed below.
Small businesses that have participated on our existing contract, No. HSR 13‐64 are:
- Andregg Geomatics (Now Andregg Psomas)
- Blair, Church & Flynn Consulting Engineers, Inc.
- Douglas John Johnson Land Surveying
- ESP Surveying, Inc.
- GIS Surveyors, Inc.
- MNS Engineers, Inc.
- PARC Civil, Inc.
- Praxis Consolidated International, Inc.
- Robert Heinen Consulting Engineers, Inc.
For information on becoming a subcontractor for our work on California’s High-Speed Rail project, please contact:
SMALL BUSINESS OFFICER
Menashe M. Pickard, PLS
Matt Stringer, PLS, CFedS