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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
QBS #8936
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Civil Engineering on Various Projects
Award Info Published Tuesday June 17, 2014
Awarded to:
Consultant: Oates Associates Inc., Collinsville, IL
Amount: An estimated $2,750,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2019
Consultant: Juneau Engineering and Land Surveying, Edwardsville, IL
Amount: An estimated $2,750,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2019
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 13
No minority goals were established for this posting.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday January 24, 2014
SIUe reserves the right to award to multiple companies. The due date has not been extended.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday January 17, 2014
The Financial Disclosure form has been attached with the capabilities to complete on-line. No other changes have been made to the posting.
First published Thursday, January 2, 2014
Project Description
The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University governing Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) hereby requests letters of interest and statement of qualifications from Engineering firms interested in providing civil, structural, and construction testing consulting services for various SIUE engineering requirements. The selected firm would be requested to provide a variety of engineering studies, site and facility condition inspections and assessments, project development, project designs, construction contract bidding assistance, construction contract oversight and testing services, and other engineering requirements. Construction projects may range from a few thousand to few million dollars in size, and engineering requirements from a few hours to major facility or utility system studies. Requirements may be emergent and short-fuse in nature or deliberately planned and programmed. The firm may be asked to be the engineer of record and representative of the University, or work in collaboration with University facilities management staff and other University consultants on various facilities projects and requirements. The contract will be awarded for an initial period through June 30, 2014, may be renewed for up to five one-year periods, and will have an estimated maximum value of $500,000 per year.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 4:00 PM, Friday January 24, 2014:

Rich Walker, Asst. Vice Chancellor for Administration
Campus Box 1058
Rendleman Hall, Room 2228
Edwardsville, IL 62026

Firms interested in providing such services should be pre-qualified with the Illinois Capital Development Board in civil and structural engineering disciplines. The following related criteria will be among those used to evaluate the firms requesting consideration for selection: pre-qualification status, location of firm, adequate staff size and disciplines, prior experience and performance of the firm and its key personnel with completed projects and engineering requirements at public institutions, other State clients, or private entities similar to SIUE, and the firm’s proposed management approach to this contract.
The following related criteria will be among those used to evaluate the firms and/or teams requesting consideration for selection: location of firm, ability and prior experience with similar projects and requirements for similar clients, locally available staff and disciplines, related State experience, management approach to this contract, and current workload. Preference will be given for demonstrated successful performance with multiple projects and engineering requirements for a single owner or client over a multi-year period of time. Proposals should include a complete description of the history, size and capabilities of the submitting firm and a list of projects which demonstrate the firm's level of experience. For each project indicate a knowledgeable reference (name, address and telephone number). Proposals should also describe how the firm will manage their relationship with the University to ensure continuity in key personnel assigned to the contract, effective management and regular reporting of assigned work, and responsiveness to University requirements. As a part of the submission, each team member must include a copy of their CDB Pre-qualification Certificate and a copy of their CDB 255 form.
Please submit five (5) copies of a letter of interest and statement of qualifications to Mr. Richard Walker, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Administration, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Campus Box 1158, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1158 or delivered to Rendleman Hall, Room 2228. To avoid disqualification, there should be no communication regarding the scope of this project with University staff, faculty, or students other than through Rich Walker at (618) 650-2536 or or as noted below. SIUE is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered: Submit one copy of the Contract Certification, Financial Disclosure Form, IL DHR form, Insurance Checklist, Iran Statement, Authority to do business in the State of Illinois, and the State Board of Elections Certificate for the lead submitter.
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • Submitted 5 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.
  • There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
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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