Certification, Bonding & Licensing


Hal Hays Construction, Inc. holds numerous certifications that allow us to better serve our federal, public agency, and private sector clients, including:



  • Small Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (NAICS 221114, 221115, 221122 & 562910)
  • Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (American-Indian)
  • California Public Utility Commission Minority-Owned Business
  • National Minority Supplier Development Council Minority-Owned Business

Diversity Certification 1Diversity Certification 2


Safety & Quality

  • Accredited Quality Contractor, ABC, Since 2010
  • Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) GOLD Certified, ABC, Since 2009
  • 22 Naval Fac. Eng. Command Safety Through Awards and Recognition (STAR) Certificates
  • USACE EM 385-1-1 40-hour certified personnel
  • DoD Contractor Quality Control (CQC)-certified personnel
  • OSHA 10, 30 & 40-hour certified personnel

AQC Cert


First Responders & Emergency PreparednessSAME

  • Caltrans Emergency Response contactor
  • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Readiness Plan member


Sustainability & EnvironmentalLEED

  • LEED-certified project portfolio
  • LEED AP certified team members
  • Photovoltaic Systems Dealer (Sharp Electronics Corp. & SunPower Corp.)
  • Energy Star Service Partner
  • CARB compliant owned and operated transportation fleet



HHCI enjoys a long-term working relationship with its bonding agent, a company that understands the nuances of government and private sector work. Based upon HHCI’s excellent track record, the firm maintains considerable bonding capacity for work on concurrent, multiple projects encompassing greater than $120M in aggregate project value.

HHCI’s surety entity is listed in the Treasury Department Circular 570, as an AM best A rated, with the backing of CNA Financial Corporation and Zurich Financial Services Group. HHCI’s performance record boasts 100% completion rates on all projects, and has never defaulted nor bond claims paid on over 662 projects to date.



HHCI is a California Licensed Contractor (No. 667560) under the following classes:

  • A – General Engineering
  • B – General Building
  • C-10 – Electrical
  • C-12 – Earthwork & Paving
  • C-21 – Building Moving & Demolition

HHCI is a Nevada Licensed Contractor (No. 0059192) under the following class:

  • A – General Engineering

The firm is capable of qualifying for additional state licensing as required by our clients given its good-standing and qualifications under its current licenses.