Instructions: Awarding Body Registration

Prevailing Wage Document: DIR Awarding Body Registration
Frequency of Submitting Form: Once
Updated: February 7, 2017

Purpose

To register with the DIR as an Awarding Body.  An awarding body can be an agency of the State, county, city, school or special district awarding a contract for a public works project.  Entities must register as an Awarding Body in order to submit the Public Works Project Registration (PWC-100).  Once the DLSE approves the “Awarding Body’s” application, a link will be sent to the contact name of the said Awarding Body to register public works projects. The awarding body is responsible for completing the registration process with the State of California Department of Industrial Relations (“DIR”).

Instructions

Noted below are the instructions required to register as an “Awarding Body.”

  1. Use the link below to start the registration process.
    • If you have already set up a login with the DIR, please enter your Username and Password (continue to Step 3 after).
    • If you need to create a login, select “First Time User” at the bottom of the Sign In Window. https://www.dir.ca.gov/pwc100ext/LoginPage.aspx
  2. A new page will load and you will be prompted to create an account.
    • E-mail Address
      The e-mail you provide will be your username for future logins.
      Retype your e-mail for verification.
    • Password
      Make note of the password you select for future logins.
      Retype your password for verification.
    • Secret Question
      Make note of the secret question and response.
    • EDI
      Select whether or not you will be using Electronic Data Interchange (computer-to-computer exchange of business documents between companies).
    • Personal Information
      Name of person managing your account.
      Title
      Phone Number
    • Security Code
      Type the code provided as it appears on the screen.
    • Select the “Next” button once all fields have been entered
  3. On the next screen, you will be prompted to search for an “Awarding Body”
    • Type in your Agency’s name and select “Search” to verify that your entity isn’t already registered.
    • The screen will refresh once the search is complete and the page pictured below will load.
    • Select “Create New Awarding Body”
    • Click on “Next”
  4. Create “Awarding Body” by entering in all of the information in the fields provided.
    • Name of Entity.
      Type in the name of the Awarding Body exactly as it appears on contracts.
    • E-mail Address.
      Type in the e-mail address you would like to use for correspondence with this Awarding Body.
    • Main Address
      Type the address of the Awarding Body exactly as it appears on contracts.
      Type in address in “Line 1” and (if needed) “Line 2”City
      State (select “CA”)
      Zip
      Mail Stop
    • Billing Address
      Select “Same as Billing Address on file” – or –Type in address in “Line 1” and (if needed) “Line 2”City
      State (select “CA”)
      Zip
      Mail Stop
    • Scroll down the page to Contact Details
    • Contact Details
      Select whether or not you will be the Primary Contact
    • Primary Contact
      Type the First Name (Middle Initial Optional)
      Type the Last Name
      Type the Work Title
      Type the E-mail Address
      Type the Work Phone Number and extension is necessary
    • Secondary Contact
      Type the First Name (Middle Initial Optional)
      Type the Last Name
      Type the Work Title
      Type the E-mail Address
      Type the Work Phone Number and extension is necessary
  5. Review the Awarding Body Application
  6. Verify that all the information entered is complete and correct.
  7. Once your review is complete, select “Submit” at the bottom of the page.
  8. Once the DLSE approves the “Awarding Body’s” application, a link will be e-mailed to the contact name of the said Awarding Body to register public works projects.
  9. Please see Instructions: DIR Project Registration for guidance on completing the PWC-100.
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