RESD PMDB 2018-15

Agency: State Government of California
State: California
Type of Government: State & Local
Posted Date: Mar 20, 2019
Due Date: Apr 5, 2019
Solicitation No: 0000012333
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RESD PMDB 2018-15
Event ID: 0000012333

Format/Type: Sell Event / RFx

Published Date: 2019-03-20 1:27PM PDT

Dept: Department of General Services

Event Version: 1

Event End Date: 2019-04-05 5:00PM PDT


Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
Department of General Services
Real Estate Services Division
Project Management and Development Branch
The Department of General Services (DGS), Real Estate Services Division (RESD), Project Management and Development Branch (PMDB) is requesting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from firms, pursuant to Government Code §4525 et seq.
Delivery: Design-Build
The California Department of Food and Agriculture will construct a new lab facility on new property to replace the existing Turlock Laboratory using the design-build process. The proposed facility includes mammalian and avian necropsy/pathology, bacteriology, histology, immunology, molecular biology, food safety, and serology testing services. The laboratory will include necropsy facilities, laboratory space, laboratory support services, administrative offices and common areas capable of supporting the programs listed above, as well as being adaptable to future needs and services.
The firm shall provide professional Construction Project Management services as required for the Proposal/Performance Criteria Phase and Design Build Phase of the North Turlock Lab Replacement Project and have experience in construction project management, construction inspection services for the design and construction of facilities of similar size and complexity. This includes the firm¿s recent experience and expertise in the construction project management of the design and construction of large, complex lab facilities which utilized the Design-build delivery process; knowledge of the design and operation of State of California buildings; knowledge of the sustainable design process and design excellence including ¿Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED); knowledge of the Division of State Architect (DSA) and Federal Accessibility requirements; knowledge of the State Fire Marshal and requirements for fire and life safety.
The estimated cost of construction is approximately $47,000,000.00
The successful firm shall provide professional construction management (CM) services and additional services as required for the above referenced project. The services may include, but not be limited to, construction project design review and evaluation, construction mobilization and supervision, bid evaluation, project scheduling, cost-benefit analysis, claims review and negotiation, and general management and administration of a construction project.
The firm selected for this work and all sub-consultants are precluded from participating in any of the construction or other competitively bid contract work on this project.
Firms that are interested in providing professional services for this contracting opportunity shall submit the following information in 8.5¿ x 11¿ format (11 point font or greater) with each of the numbered sections collated in a separate tab. Firms shall ensure that their written responses indicate how they meet the Selection Criteria listed below.
All submittals must be accompanied by a compact disk (CD) that contains all of the Firm¿s submitted documents. Other forms of electronic storage media will not be accepted.
Submit two (2) sets of the following:
1.        Letter of Interest that includes the Federal Identification Number of the firm as well as the person authorized to negotiate and sign all agreements.
2.        Executive Summary (2 pages maximum).
3.        Federal Form SF330 (¿Architect-Engineer Qualifications¿) Parts I & II for your firm, and Federal Form SF330 Part II for any proposed sub-contractors. The current revision of these forms is available here.
a.        For each resume, firms may supplement the Form 330 (no more than one supplemental page per person) with further information on each individual¿s proposed project assignment and responsibilities, their specific professional experience related to this assignment, and their current work assignment(s) and projected completion dates.
4.        Written statement of the firm¿s qualifications that is responsive to the selection criteria below. Firms shall respond in writing indicating how they believe their qualifications fulfill the requirements of these criteria. Firms must respond to each numbered criterion with complete and organized responses.
5.        Additional Required Documents
a.        Current Statement of Information (can be obtained on the California Secretary of State¿s website here). If operating under a fictitious business name, provide all supporting documentation (i.e. fictitious business name statement certified by the appropriate county clerk).
b.        Verification of California license for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, or Geologists (can be obtained on the Department of Consumer Affairs website here); or verification of California license for Professional Architects (can be obtained on the Department of Consumer Affairs website here).
c.        If applicable, proof of current certification from the DGS Office of Small Business and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Services (OSDS). This information can be obtained here.
d.        Completed and signed California Civil Rights Laws Attachment, available here.
e.        Proof of current registration with the California Department of Industrial Relations. This information can be obtained here.
f.        Darfur Contracting Act Certification. This form can be found here.
g.        Iran Contracting Act Certification. This form can be found here.
h.        The Bidder¿s Declaration Form (GSPD-05-105, which can be found here). This form documents subcontracted services.
i.        Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Declarations Form (STD 843, which can be found here). This form documents compliance with requirements set forth in the Military and Veterans Code and is required to be completed for each Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise.
The State encourages Small Businesses and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises to apply. If you feel your company or your subcontractor qualifies as either, you may go here for more information or call OSDS at (916) 375-4940 for further information. Please note that no preference in the qualifications category can be given to Small Business firms under the contracting law set up for professional services contracts (Architectural, Engineering, Environmental Services, etc.).
Documents shall be received no later than Friday, April 5, 2019 at 5:00 PM. Documents shall be submitted to:
Department of General Services
Real Estate Services Division
Project Management & Development Branch
Attn: Karena Benskin, Contracts Analyst
707 3rd Street, 4th Floor
West Sacramento, CA 95605
Facsimile or e-mail submittals will not be considered.
1.        Professional experience of the firm in relation to the work to be performed ¿ list each person with their role and office location for all staff identified as a part of this proposal (identify staff of sub-consultants similarly but separately).
2.        Professional experience of the principals to be assigned to the project ¿ list the Principals to be assigned to and involved with the project.
3.        Professional experience and training of key personnel ¿ list staff education, certification and training.
4.        Demonstrated competence and specialized experience of firm.
5.        Nature and quality of completed work.
6.        Reliability of firm and continuity of proposed firm¿s staff and sub-consultants with firm.
7.        Firm¿s workload and demonstrated ability to meet schedules.
8.        Location of firm office(s) for project coordination and services.
9.        Demonstrated ability of coordinating and working with various governmental subdivisions, jurisdictions and municipalities.
10.        Demonstrated LEED experience and capabilities with complex building systems including security monitoring and alarm, energy management, facility management, telecommunications, and dat distribution.
11.        Demonstrated expertise and experience in cost estimating, scheduling and phasing, value engineering and cost benefit analysis.
12.        Demonstrated project experience in design and construction of laboratory facilities.
13.        Demonstrated expertise and experience in general management and administration of a design-build project.
14.        Demonstrated expertise and experience in construction claims prevention, review and negotiation.
15.        Demonstrated expertise and experience in providing professional advice and leadership to the State in the role of an extension to the staff to enable the project to be completed within the authorized scope, budget, and schedule, with no adverse legal action and to the satisfaction of the State.
Consultant team shall be comprised of all disciplines necessary to effectively provide essential and ancillary services for the work described for the project. Team shall be experienced with designs of similar nature, size and complexity.
Firms will be selected on the basis of written responses to this RFQ and an oral interview.
Submittals will be evaluated and scored based upon the above selection criteria for those firms who have complied with the minimum qualification requirements.
Typically, three firms with the highest scores will be selected for the ¿short list.¿ These firms will be invited for an interview and asked to make an oral presentation on their firm and its qualifications and experience.
Upon completion of all interviews, the firms will be rated in order of preference ¿ 1, 2, 3, etc. The number one firm will be asked to submit a fee proposal. The State will attempt to negotiate a fee for services. In the event that a satisfactory agreement cannot be negotiated, the State will terminate negotiations with the firm and begin negotiations with the next ranked firm and so on. After successful negotiations, a contract will be awarded and executed.
The State reserves the right to terminate the selection proceedings at any time.
Ten percent (10%) percent retention will be held for all progress payments made to Consultant. When the estimated amount to be retained exceeds ten thousand dollars ($10,000), and the retention continues for a period of 60 days beyond the completion of phased services, upon written request and at the expense of the Consultant, the State will pay the retentions earned directly to a state or federally chartered bank in this state, as the escrow agent (Public Contract Code § 6106.5). See Public Contract Code § 6106.5 (e) for further requirements pertaining to sub-consultants.
Pursuant to Labor Code § 1725.5, contractors must register with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) as a Public Works Contractor to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal or engage in the performance of any public works contract. The application also provides agencies that administer public works programs with a searchable database of qualified contractors. Application and renewal are completed online here. The current annual fee is $400 and the registration period coincides with the fiscal year.
All A&E contractors and subcontractors shall be required to comply with the Monitoring and Enforcement Program, including, but not limited to, contractor registration, submittal of electronic certified payroll reports directly to the DIR as applicable and cooperation with on-site monitoring by DIR personnel if the work performed is covered by prevailing wage laws. Not all work performed by an A&E Firm or its subcontractors are covered by prevailing wage laws. Refer to Labor Code § 1771.4 et seq. or visit the Prevailing Wage Requirements page of the DIR website here.
Pursuant to Labor Code Section § 1774, the Contractor and any subcontractors, regardless of tier, shall pay not less than the specified prevailing wage rates to all workers employed in the execution of the Contract.
Copies of the prevailing rate of per diem wages are on file at the Department of General Services, which shall be made available to all interested parties. Additionally, these prevailing wage rates are available on the DIR website here.
This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations.
All technical questions should be directed to Michael Ton, Project Director, (916) 376-3836,
All contract related questions and questions regarding the submission of RFQs should be directed to Karena Benskin, Contracts Analyst at (916) 376-5265 or
Contractor License Type(N/A)

Contractor License Type Description

Service Area

Area ID County
050 Stanislaus


Contact: Karena Benskin



Pre Bid Conference(N/A)
Pre Bid Conference
Non Mandatory






UNSPSC Classification UNSPSC Classification Description
81101508 Architectural engineering


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