Meet Ghilotti Bros and St Francis Electric JV

Middle-Mile Broadband Network

JOC Region 2 Primes


Thursday, May 11, 2023 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM PDT
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This is an online event. 



Caltrans Office of Civil Rights

Statewide Outreach

Dalia Demian

(916) 879-6878 

Caltrans District 4

Bay Area/Oakland (Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Marin, San Francisco, Contra Costa, Alameda, San Mateo, and Santa Clara Counties)

Caltrans District 9

Bishop (Inyo, Mono, and Eastern Kern Counties)

Caltrans District 10

Stockton (Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Tuolumne Counties)


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Come meet Ghilotti Bros and St Francis Electric JV; the primes awarded Job Order Contract (JOC) for Region 2. Learn more about the required work for Middle Mile Broadband Network (MMBN), an open access, state-owned high-capacity fiber lines that carry large amounts of data at higher speeds over longer distances between local networks. It will connect to a last-mile broadband infrastructure that will connect homes and businesses with local networks.

  • Gain insights about what Ghilotti Bros and St Francis Electric is looking for when evaluating bids from Sub-contractors.
  • Learn about best practices for preparing quotes.
  • Network with the Teichert Energy and Utilities Group.

The Sub-contractors must come prepared: 

  • To ask questions.
  • Share information about your company.
  • Share information about the services you offer.

This contract has a 25% Small Business (SB) and 3% Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (DVBE)  participation goal. If you are certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), you may qualify for SB and/or DVBE certification.

For more information on certification, please visit the Cal eProcure certification page.

Matchmaking Event

The California Black Chambers of Commerce (CBCC) in conjunction with Caltrans will be hosting a Matchmaking Event approximately one to two weeks after this event (Date and Time TBD; Look for additional information to follow.

My Business Matches (MBM) developed a software solution to streamline the process of business matchmaking and creating long-lasting connections between business.

How will Matchmaking work?

  1. CBCC provide work codes to MBM to set up the Matchmaking website and the ability to send out information.
  2. All primes and interested sub-contractors will register their business at 
  3. MBM will facilitate the virtual event. Each prime contractor will be assigned a day to set up 15-minute meetings virtually with sub-contractors they are interested in networking with.
  4. MBM will provide the post-event survey and matchmaking information that was collected.

The following is some of the work needed: