The statement of interest shall be submitted through PennDOT’s ECMS project number L00466.
The Statement of Interest attachment should not exceed four (4) pages. T
page is for the conflict of interests statements only.
No phone calls or personal emails concerning this project will be taken.
Please complete and attach an employee summary sheet that shows the following breakdown information. Please submit information in a chart format. This sheet will not count toward the maximum number of pages for a Statement of Interest. Only names proposed on project should appear on chart:
APPLICANT NAME - indicate classification as shown on the current proposal.
YEARS WITH FIRM
YEARS WITH OTHER FIRMS PERFORMING HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION
YEAR OF INSPECTION EXPERIENCE ON PENNDOT PROJECTS
YEARS IN INSPECTION
NECEPT - indicate YES/NO
PENNDOT CONCRETE TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION - indicate YES/NO
NICET - indicate YES/NO
CDS NEXTGEN CERTIFICATION - indicate YES/NO
ECMS EXPERIENCE - indicate YES/NO
NUCLEAR GAUGE CERTIFICATION - indicate YES/NO
All CDS operators must be CDS NextGen certified and be knowledgeable in project office documentation.
Answering "YES" to ECMS EXPERIENCE means that the proposed individual is able to navigate through the ECMS website project screens in order to access/retrieve construction project information and reference documents.
iPad Device requirements
All inspection staff are required to have iPads with 4G service unless otherwise agreed to by the Department
PennDOT apps are designed to support iPad 4 or newer which are running the latest version of iOS.
iPads must have a minimum of 16 GB internal storage
Cost of device and IT support services will be the responsibility of the consultant.
Cellular service costs may be reimbursed if the firm can provide a written policy to ensure direct project costs. This documentation must be attached to the technical proposal for each firm charging cellular service.
The consultant will also need to enroll in the Apple VPP
All custom B2B apps will be made available to business partners through the Apple VPP store. This requires creating a Business Apple ID at deploy.apple.com. To register, you will need to provide a business phone number and email address, Dun & Bradstreet number, valid business address and a tax registration number, if applicable. Once this process is complete, notify PennDOT in accordance with the Apple Business Guide of your Apple ID and Requested Apps. For security purposes, PennDOT iPad apps are provided only to approved business partners through the VPP store. This access is controlled by your Business Apple ID. Once you have registered, provide your business Apple ID along with the requested apps to PennDOT by contacting the PennDOT IT Service Desk. Once your account has been approved and the apps made available, you will be contacted by PennDOT. For more detail on enrolling in Apple VPP or Downloading and Distributing apps from the VPP store, please refer to the Apple VPP Business Guide. For any questions related to the PennDOT approval process or ECMS credentials, please visit
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners in accordance with Title VI of the U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Parts 21 and 23 of 49 C.F.R., notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure the DBE will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and that no person will be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners encourages responses from small firms, minority firms, and firms who have not previously performed work for the Franklin County Board of Commissioners.
The number of inspectors and classifications listed above is solely for the selection process. This is an estimate based on available information at the time of the advertisement. Understandably, the number and classifications may vary depending on various factors. Adjustments can be made, provided the staffing requested is within the standard scope of work.
To be eligible for the work, the firm must be a PennDOT ECMS Registered Business Partner. All inspection of work shall be in accordance with the latest edition of the PennDOT’s scope of work for Consultant Construction Inspection.
All questions and answers are required to go through ECMS's "Questions and Responses" forum.
The statement of interest, at a minimum, should indicate how the selected firm will accomplish the tasks outlined and provide the services as detailed. The anticipated duration of the agreement is 1 year.
The goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation in this agreement shall be 0 of the total agreement cost. Cost included in a DBE firm's price proposal as direct cost of work and services by others shall not count as DBE participation in this agreement, unless completed by a DBE firm. Additional information concerning DBE participation in this agreement is contained in the General Requirements and Information Section referenced below.
Additional information regarding this Agreement/Advertisement and Statement of Interest requirements are contained in the