City of Tacoma Public Works Department REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS PW16-0154F

City of Tacoma Public Works Department REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS PW16-0154F Engineering Consultant Services for Material testing for Historic Water Ditch (Water Flume Line) Trail Phase IV Submittal Deadline: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Submittal Delivery: Sealed submittals will be received and time stamped at this location only: City of Tacoma Procurement and Payables Division, Tacoma Public Utilities- Administration Building North, Main Floor, 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma, WA 98409 Submittal Opening: Sealed submittals in response to a RFB will be opened by a Purchasing representative and read aloud during a public bid opening held in Conference Room M-1, located on the main floor in the same building. Submittals in response to an RFP or RFQ are recorded as received but are not typically opened and read aloud. After 1:00 p.m. the day of bid opening, the names of vendors submitting proposals are posted to the website for public viewing. Solicitation Documents: An electronic copy of the complete solicitation documents may be viewed and obtained by accessing the City of Tacoma Purchasing website at * Register for the Bid Holders List to receive notices of addenda, questions and answers and related updates. * Click here to see a list of vendors registered for this solicitation. Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held. Project Scope: Services shall include the sampling and testing of roadway construction materials including, but not limited to: hot mix asphalt, cement concrete, grout, aggregates, soils, and concrete masonry units. The consultant shall be familiar with applicable ASTM International, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and American Concrete Institute (ACI) standards and testing methods. In addition, the consultant shall have a laboratory that is accredited/ certified by AASHTO or other per CFR 23.637. Estimate: $8,000 to $10,000 Evaluation Criteria: Criteria Max Points Firm's structure, qualifications & experience 30 Project Manager and personnel experience and qualifications. 30 Team availability and anticipated schedule 30 Sustainability 5 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise 5 Total 100 The following is applicable to Federal Aid Projects: The City of Tacoma in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. Estimated start and end date: May 2016 – December 2016 Publication Dates: March 21, 2016 & March 28, 2016 Federally funded projects are held to Federal EEO requirements Additional Information: Requests for information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Chuck Blankenship, Senior Buyer, by email to Protest Policy: City of Tacoma protest policy, located at, specifies procedures for protests submitted prior to and after submittal deadline. Meeting sites are accessible to persons with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities can be arranged with 48 hours advance notice by calling 253-502-8468. IDX-689353 March 21, 28