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Strengthening the Construction Industry 


The US Hispanic Contractors would like to encourage you to apply for MBE/WBE Certification. Being certified will open many doors for your company and will help you ensure a new level of success. We are here to help your company through the process. Contact us at your earliest convenience and we will be happy to refer you to SMBR’s Certification Division for certification assistance.


Please also visit the link to the City of Austin's Certification Site:


Certification with the City of Austin is all about contracting opportunities for city projects.  The USHCA de Austin provide basic support and guidance, promoting certification as a woman or minority-owned company and encouraging certified companies to participate in city projects.


Once certified, claim certification benefits thru the USHCA de Austin that includes:

  • Spanish to English translation services

  • Design a COMPANY PROFILE for your company at no charge.  An electronic PDF of your COMPANY PROFILES can be taken anywhere for printing at your convenience and ideal as handouts with business cards at networking events, mailouts or desktop marketing material for potential clients and visitors.  We recommend pritning your COMPANY PROFILE on semi-gloss brochure paper for a crisp professional look and impression.  The PDF can also be distributed electronically by email or placed on your website for customers to access and download at their convenience.

  • Display your company profile on the USHCA de Austin website.

  • Access to the USHCA de Austin plan room for city projects during regular hours of operation,

  • One-on-one technical assistance on an on-going basis. 



Workshops are hosted to provide capacity building for MBE/WBE certified Hispanic firms who are in construction related industries and pursuing contracting opportunities as a prime or subcontractor at no cost to participants. 


Workshop topics include:

Cost Estimating and Plan Reading

LEED Building 


Construction Contracts 

Open Hour Sessions by General Contractors to connect with subcontractors seeking training in construction related topics.



Get OSHA Certified for FREE.

OSHA 10 Hour Safety Training

Contact us about our next FREE OSHA Certification Training, available in both English and Spanish. 



To receive your benefits as a City of Austin certified company or information and assistance with City of Austin certification, contact us.  What do you have to lose... more business?

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