State of Washington
DEPARTMENT OF ENTERPRISE SERVICES
ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES
NOTICE TO CONSULTANTS
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
Submittal Date: March 25, 2019
SERVICES REQUIRED for Project No. 2019-826 On-Call Campus Architects, Lake
Washington Institute of Technology, Kirkland, WA.
Scope of Work
The on call Campus Architect will provide architectural and engineering consultant services for a
wide variety of capital improvement projects at Lake Washington Institute of Technology,
The work will consist of the design, construction management, and project planning of
legislatively approved projects, and scoping and project budget development of new project for
future capital budget request. Potential projects include major restroom renovation including
floor pan replacement, removal and replacement of 18 H&V units, enclosing an exterior space to
enhance water mitigation, roof replacement, exterior pedestrian lighting replacement, Phase II of
kitchen renovation, office space renovation.
The goals of each project are to minimize the disruptions to the College operations; maximize
the efficiencies for the Consultant and the College Staff; to maintain consistent planning and
design standards; and to maintain a coordinated program schedule for completing all the work in
a thoughtful organized manner.
Consultants should have a strong background in multi-phased State Agency Construction, the
State of Washington capital budget process, planning, and sustainable design in educational
There will be an Informational Meeting for this request on:
March 14, 2019 at 11:00am
Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Kirkland, WA
East Building, Room W305B
For additional information, please contact:
Anthony Ifie, E&AS Project Manager, 360.628.2109
Casey Huebner, Director, Facilities and Operation, LWIT
Firms will be selected in a two-phase process: Phase 1 - short listing firms based on submitted
information and Phase 2 - oral presentations and interviews of short listed firms.
Firms will be considered for interviews based upon the following criteria, as indicated, for a total
of 325 possible points:
Qualifications of Key Personnel (100 points);
Relevant Experience (100 points);
Project Approach (100 points);
Diverse Business Inclusion Plan (25 points)
The state reserves the right to continue with the consultant selected or has the option to conduct a
new consultant selection process for future services beyond those services advertised above.
The Agreements for Consultant services will be the standard Engineering and Architectural
Services Agreement and fees will be negotiated when applicable, on a current
Architectural/Engineering Fee Schedule for Washington State Public Works Building Projects.
All submitting firms are encouraged to register in Washington’s Electronic Business Solution
Application (WEBS) at: https://fortress.wa.gov/ga/webs/.
The state reserves the right to continue to work with the selected consultant or has the option to
conduct a new consultant selection process for future services beyond those services advertised
Voluntary numerical Diverse Business Inclusion goals have been established for the project as:
10%, MBE, 6% , WBE, 5% Washington Small Business, and 5% Veterans have been established
for this project. Achievement of the goals is encouraged. The consultant and all sub-consultants
are required to register and create an account with the DES Diversity Compliance program
(B2Gnow). B2Gnow is designed to streamline and automate compliance reporting requirements.
Additionally, all large project selections (fees over $350K) are required to have a plan for
Diverse Business Inclusion.
Consultants may contact the following resources to obtain information on certified and registered
diverse business firms for potential sub-consultants:
The Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises: 866.208.1064 or
For small business information: Charles Wilson, Public Works Business Diversity
Program Manager at the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services:
360.407.8455 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Veterans’ Affairs: 360.725.2169 or www.dva.wa.gov.
Submit required number of Statements of Qualifications, (5 copies) and one electronic copy,
with the project number and title clearly identified on the front cover. Each of the submittals
Federal form SF330 (Part II only)
Any other pertinent data to address the selection criteria and assist the Selection Board in
evaluating your qualifications.
Consultant Diverse Business Inclusion Plan form may be found at:
No more than thirty (30) total pages of content at 8 ½ X 11 size sheets
o Covers, dividers, SF330, Consultant Diverse Business Inclusion Plan, and tab
sheets are not included in page count total
o Note, 11”x 17” fold outs can be included, but counted as two sheets.
To qualify for review, submittals must be delivered to the following address:
Attention: Amanda Witt
Department of Enterprise Services
Engineering & Architectural Services
1500 Jefferson, Olympia, WA 98501 (hand delivered or currier)
P. O. Box 41476, Olympia, Washington, 98504-1476 (Mailed)
Refer to the DES website for amendments to the published public notice and/or RFQ
is the responsibility of the interested firms to track and obtain amendments.
All submittals must be received no later than March 25, 2019, prior to 2:00 PM, (as per
date/time stamped by E&AS.)
For selection process questions please contact Amanda Witt, 360-407-8028,
For project questions please contact the Project Manager, Anthony Ifie,
Anthony.email@example.com or 360.628.2109.
NO FAXED, OR E-MAILED COPIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Following the Phase 1 evaluation of these submittals, the consultant selection board will
interview top ranked short-listed firms. The ranking is based on evaluation of submitted
information (as well as reference checks, when performed with Phase 1) from firms deemed to
be the most highly qualified for the required service.
The Phase 2 interview criteria will be provided to the short-listed firms. The top ranking Phase 2
firm will be selected.
Phase 2 Interviews will be scheduled for the week of April 30, 2019 at Lake Washington
Institute of Technology, Kirkland, WA.
Firms will be notified of the selection results week of May 6, 2019.
The State of Washington is an affirmative action employer. All submittals become the property
of the State.