Trade Contractor Pre-Qualification

To be considered for future opportunities, a new trade contractor should complete the attached Trade Contractor Pre-qualification Statement and e-mail completed to our accounting department at accounting@shaefferhyde.com.  In addition, Shaeffer Hyde Construction requires its trade contractor’s to maintain the following without exception:

Liability Insurance

(Sample Certificate for your reference.)

  • Liability insurance with limits of not less than $1,000,000.00 each occurrence,  $50,000.00 Damage to Rented Premises, $5,000.00 Medical Expense any one person, $1,000,000.00 Personal and Adv. Injury,  $2,000,000.00 general aggregate, and $2,000,000.00 products completed aggregate.
  • Shaeffer Hyde Construction named as additional insured for operations as well as completed operations.  This could be on a blanket basis or specific endorsement.
  • The certificate states that insurance is Primary & Non-Contributory.
  • General Liability policy includes Waiver of Subrogation in favor of Shaeffer Hyde Construction.
  • Each insurance policy required by this Article shall be written by insurance companies with a minimum rating of “A-VII” or better.

Auto Insurance

  • Automobile insurance not less than $1,000,000.00. per accident.
  • Auto policy to name Shaeffer Hyde Construction as Additional Insured.
  • Auto Liability lists Any Auto, Hired Autos, and Non-Owned Autos.
  • Each insurance policy required by this Article shall be written by insurance companies with a minimum AM Best rating of “A-VII” or better.

Worker’s Compensation Insurance

  • If trade contractor has employees, then workers’ compensation is required.  Employers Liability limits shall not be less than $500,000.00 each accident, $500,000.00 disease each employee, $500,000.00 disease policy limit.  If the subcontractor fails to produce a certificate on Workers Compensation Insurance, the subcontractor will not be permitted on a Shaeffer Hyde jobsite.
  • Worker’s Compensation Includes Waiver of Subrogation in favor of Shaeffer Hyde Construction.

Additional Required Documents

  • A written Safety and Health Program on file with Shaeffer Hyde Construction.  A sample program can be found on OSHA’s website – Sample Safety and Health Program.
  • Copy of completed W-9 on file.