Construction Contracting Opportunities for DGS Self-Certified Small Businesses and DGS Verified Small Diverse Businesses
What is Job Order Contracting?
Job Order Contracting (JOC) is a mechanism to deliver the Commonwealth’s portfolio of agency small construction projects. Since its inception, JOC has had an estimated value totaling $50 to $70 million.
The Commonwealth has 15 Job Order Contracting (JOC) Service Contracts encompassing each of the following disciplines and regions:
- General Construction
The Base Term of the Job Order Contract is two (2) years. There are three (3) Option Terms. The duration of each Option Term is (1) year. The Commonwealth and the JOC Contractor(s) must agree to extend the Job Order Contract for all Option Terms.
What Types of Subcontracting Opportunities Exists?
- Professional Design Services
- Construction Subcontracting
- Construction Goods and Materials
Who Will Benefit?
Participation will afford attendees the opportunity to network and market their goods and services directly to the awarded JOC program general construction, HVAC, plumbing, and electrical prime contractors for each of the six regions of the commonwealth. The JOC program will provide prime and subcontracting opportunities in construction (all disciplines) and professional design for agencies undertaking construction, renovation and maintenance projects with a total value of $300,000 or less.
When & Where?
All Small and Small Diverse Businesses that are interested in attending must register. Please access the Regional “Invitation Links” below to ascertain information about the JOC event and to begin the registration process through Eventbrite:
When: 10:00AM - 1:00PM, Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Where: PA Department of General Services, Public Works Complex (The Plaza), 1800 Herr Street, Harrisburg, PA 17103
When: 10:00AM - 1:00PM, Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Where: Cheyney University Of Pennsylvania (Ada Georges Ball Room), 1837 University Circle, Cheyney, PA 19319
When: 10:00AM - 1:00PM, Thursday, March 14, 2019
Where: Anthracite Heritage Museum, 22 Bald Mountain Road, Scranton, PA 18504
When: 10:00AM - 1:00PM, Monday, March 18, 2019
Where: University of Pittsburgh (The O'Hara Center), 3900 O'Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Northwestern Region (CANCELLED)
When: 10:00AM - 1:00PM, Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Where: Erie Maritime Museum, 150 East Front Street, #100, Erie, PA 16507
Northcentral Region (CANCELLED)
When: 10:00AM - 1:00PM, Thursday, March 21, 2019
Where: Pennsylvania Military Museum, 51 Boal Avenue, Boalsburg, PA 16827
The JOC program will provide prime and subcontracting opportunities in construction and professional design for agencies undertaking construction, renovation and maintenance projects with a total value of $300,000 or less. Participation in the upcoming JOC Networking Fairs will afford attendees the opportunity to network and market their goods and services directly to awarded JOC program prime contractors in a five-to-seven (5-7) minute pitch of the aforementioned disciplines for each region of the commonwealth.
Registration is required. Please complete the registration form by accessing one or more of the links above. During the registration process, you will need to rank the prime contractor(s) with whom you wish to share your five-to-seven (5-7) minute marketing pitch. A list of prime contractors in addition to a map of the regions defining the counties has been included in the Eventbrite. If you have questions regarding your registration, please contact the Bureau of Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities at
For more information on the JOC program, please contact the Bureau of Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities at 717.783.3119, or email Paula Murphy, Construction Liaison, at
firstname.lastname@example.org or Audrey Smith, Procurement Liaison, at
email@example.com or call 717-783-3119.