Bangor West Micro Grid Resiliency Project - AFRC Building and RTI Complex

Agency: State Government of Maine
State: Maine
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • N - Installation of Equipment
  • Y - Construction of Structures and Facilities
  • Z - Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property
Opps ID: NBD00169865899205721
Posted Date: Jan 6, 2021
Due Date: Jan 25, 2021
Source: Members Only
Contracting Entity project title Project location information number due date time
Department of Defense, Veterans, and Emergency Management Bangor West Micro Grid Resiliency Project - AFRC Building and RTI Complex Bangor RFQ Information Sheet 2021/01/25 1:00PM

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State of Maine
Bureau of General Services
Division of Planning, Design & Construction
Request for Qualifications
Information for Architects and Engineers
The Maine Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management (DVEM)
wishes to procure architectural/engineering services for the Bangor West Micro Grid
Resiliency Project For AFRC Building and RTI Complex, Bangor, Maine.
The scope of this project includes, but is not limited to scheduling, cost estimating,
preliminary design, design development, contract documents, and construction administration.
The firm may be required to coordinate this work or additional work with other consultants
contracted by the Owner.
The scope of this project includes Type A, B and C Services. The Consultant shall work
with the Owner to determine the best course of action to provide a design for the existing
emergency infrastructure and determine the most feasible approach to providing emergency
electrical generation for the area facilities. The design will also include identifying energy
conservation measures such as domestic electric hot water heating, lighting and demand
management that will provide a reduction to the overall electrical demand for the facilities for a
resilient emergency generation system.
Interested firms should submit Four Bound Paper Copies and One Electronic Copy of
a Letter of Interest with a Statement of Qualifications which includes the firm's response to each
of the following criteria.
A. qualifications to undertake this project;
B. documented experience with budgets, estimating, and project cost control;
C. list of projects that demonstrate the firm's capabilities;
D. list of recently completed work of similar type and size projects, with client contact
information for each project;
E. organization of team and profiles of key personnel who would be involved in the project;
F. statement of current workload and ability to absorb the project; and
G. list of business references other than those listed above, including contact information.
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State of Maine
Bureau of General Services
Division of Planning, Design & Construction
The Four Paper Copies of the Letter of Interest and Statement of Qualifications should
be sent to Attn: DFE Robert W. Palmer III. Bangor West Micro Grid Resiliency Project,
Bangor, Maine. State of Maine Military Bureau. Building #7, Camp Keyes, SHS#32,
Augusta, Maine 04333-0032 so as to be received not later than 1:00 PM on 25 January
2021. The electronic copy of the Letter of Interest and Statement of Qualifications should be
sent as an attachment to an email addressed to robert.w.palmer.nfg@mail.mil so as to meet the
deadline noted above.
Firms responding will be screened and interviewed on the basis of qualifications only.
Project fees and specific design solutions for this project will not be discussed at the interview.
Specific program information will not be available before the screening of qualification
packages. The selection committee will rank all firms and negotiate fees with the highest ranked
firm.
Architect-Engineer Procurement Process
The standard procurement process of Architect and Engineer design services for public
improvements is a Qualification Based Selection (QBS) process per statute (Title 5, §1742
subsection 6), described briefly here.
1. The advertisement of this Request for Qualifications is the initial step in the process after
the Agency assures that the project itself is approved and funded. A clear scope of
services statement is an essential component of the advertisement.
2. Interested firms respond to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) as described below,
submitting the Letter of Interest and Statement of Qualifications to the Selection
Committee.
3. The Selection Committee screens all submissions and invites the most qualified firms to
interview for the project, typically three to five firms.
4. The Selection Committee interviews the firms. Second interviews may be scheduled.
References are checked.
5. The Selection Committee ranks all of the interviewed firms. The Committee negotiates
an agreement with the highest ranked firm based on the scope of professional services
identified in the RFQ and interview.
6. A BGS Architect/Engineer Agreement is drafted.
7. The agreement must be approved by BGS before work commences.
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