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Term Contract for A/E Professional Utility Design Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000605424

Bid Title: Term Contract for A/E Professional Utility Design Services

Agency Bid No. Title: 0045998

Received Date: 06/21/2016

Close Date: 07/18/2016

Purchase Type: 1 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 06/29/2016 10:00 AM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit sealed proposals to establish one or more contracts through competitive negotiations for A/E Professional Utility Design Services by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), an agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Virginia Tech often needs professional architectural and/or engineering assistance for discrete, small projects such as investigations, studies, reports, design of small projects, and related services. The intent of this RFP is to contract with an A/E who will agree to be available to provide these services in a timely manner, thereby reducing the Agency's cost and time for advertising and developing numerous RFP's, and generally to increase the Agency's efficiency in obtaining professional services. The purpose and intent of this RFP is to solicit sealed proposals for a Term Contract for such professional architectural and/or professional engineering services to be provided on an "as needed" basis pursuant to Project Orders issued during the contract term. The contract shall be renewable for a one year term, at the Agency's option, for up to a maximum of four (4) one year term renewals. III. AGENCYS RIGHT TO ISSUE RFPS AND PROJECT ORDERS:The Owner reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to issue RFP's for similar work, for other disciplines or types of work, and for other projects as the need may occur. An A/E may have only one A/E Term Contract in effect with an Agency or its subsidiaries or branches at any time. The Owner also reserves the right to issue Project Orders to other A/E's under Term contracts at its sole discretion, based on its evaluation of each A/E's qualifications, expertise, current workload, capabilities, performance record, location or distance to the project, and other factors as may be pertinent to the particular project. The Owner also reserves the right under the provisions of this Contract to issue a Project Order to the A/E to provide services of a similar type or discipline covered by this RFP to a subsidiary, branch or state agency in the same geographic area. IV. SCOPE OF SERVICES: The selected A/E shall furnish all expertise, labor and resources, in accordance with the requirements of the A/E Manual, to provide complete services necessary for Project Order(s) issued during the Contract Term. The following generally summarizes the types of scopes of services that the A/E may be required to perform, depending on the individual Project Orders: A. Provide evaluations, analysis, recommendations, cost and time estimates, reports, feasibility studies, design documents, field inspections and investigations, and code compliance investigation for utility infrastructure projects.6 B.Develop design submissions consistent with the requirements of the A/E Manual. Respond to all university and other review agency comments and resolve outstanding design issues prior to the development and submission of follow on design phases. C. Provide complete contract documents for small project designs in accord with the procedures of the A/E Manual for projects assigned by the Project Order. D. Provide services to investigate problems and prepare recommendations for corrective action. E. Prepare an A/E cost estimate for proposed projects. F. Prepare feasibility studies for proposed projects

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Product Code: 92516

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech)

State: Virginia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Gregory A. Pratt, Purchasing-Facilities Support Purchasing Department, 270 Southgate Center, Blacksburg, Virginia, 24061

Phone: 540-231-7852

Fax: 540-231-9628




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