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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Civil Engineering & Testing Consulting

This notice has been modified
Published Monday November 21, 2022
Addendum 4 is attached which includes pre-submission meeting minutes and partial attendee sheet.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday November 17, 2022
Addendum 3 is attached, which changes the opening date to November 30, 2022.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday November 3, 2022
Addendum 2 is attached. This includes all names that attended the pre-submission meeting.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday October 24, 2022
Addendum 1 is attached which confirms the pre-submission meeting date.
First published Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Project Description
The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University hereby requests letters of interest from Architects/Engineers to provide professional services for the following University project: Professional Service Retainer Contract for Civil Engineering & Testing Consulting Services.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday November 30, 2022:
At the following address:
Procurement Services
900 South Normal Avenue
Woody Hall, Room 449
Carbondale, IL 62901-0000
Civil Engineering/Testing firm to provide professional services on an open-ended basis for a term not to exceed eight (8) years or $3,000,000 which ever expires first. There would not be any guarantee of work assigned. Services would be performed on an as needed basis during the contract period. The following are some, but not all the typical services that could be required by the firm(s) selected: Engineering studies Site and facility condition inspections and assessments Surveying Project development Project designs Cost estimates Construction contract bidding assistance Construction administration services Design/construction testing services and other engineering requirements. This project will be administered by Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
There will be an optional pre-submission conference scheduled for this QBS on November 2, 2022 at 10:00am. This will be a Zoom meeting. Zoom information is listed in the attached documentation. It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you attend the pre-submission conference.
NOTE: You must submit either Form A or Form B in your response. You must submit the Utilization plan with your response. You must be registered with the Illinois State Board of Elections prior to the opening date. Failure to register with the ISBE by opening date and failure to submit Form A or Form B and the Utilization plan will result in your submission being considered as Non-Responsive.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Eric Massey
Phone: (618) 453-6715
FAX: (618) 453-6714
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • Submitted 6 copies of their qualifications.
  • Licensed to practice as an architect, landscape architect, or engineer in the State of Illinois.
  • Pre-qualified with the State of Illinois Capital Development Board.
  • Registered and authorized to do business in the State of Illinois.
  • Utilize an AutoCAD compatible system to provide documents.
  • There is a 30 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • There is a 3 percent Veteran-owned business goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.
Selection will be consistent with the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Qualifications Based Selection Act (30 ILCS 535/1).

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • MQBS43CivilEngineeringTestingConsulting.pdf (133 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • MQBS43Addendum1.pdf (9 KB)
  • MQBS43Addendum2.pdf (106 KB)
  • MQBS43Addendum3.pdf (109 KB)
  • MQBS43Addendum4.pdf (411 KB)
  • MQBS43UtilizationPlan.pdf (2 MB)