POSTING CLOSED-On-Call Engineering Services - Request for Statement of Qualifications

Post date: May 10, 2014 4:01:04 AM

Notice is hereby given that Statements of Qualifications (SOQ’s) will be accepted by the City of Vader for On-Call Engineering Services.

Scope of Work:

The person/firm must have experience/essential skills in the following services: surveying and mapping; civil engineering; geological/geotechnical; water/wastewater/stormwater/drainage; street and roadway; traffic/transportation; site planning/permitting/development plan review; environmental documentation; CADD; utility services and rate analysis; preparation of construction plans and specifications (bid documents); estimating; construction support; engineering support to City’s Operations Department.

Instructions and Selection Criteria:

SOQ’S should be prepared simply and economically, providing a straightforward, concise description of provider capabilities to satisfy the requirements of the request and include evidence of insurance coverage as specified by the City Attorney.

The City will evaluate the proposals submitted and will select the most qualified person/firm on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualifications for the type of professional services required.

Selection Criteria includes: responsiveness to the request as related to the scope of work described herein; the ability and history of successfully completing services of this type, performance data, references, and key personnel; experience with Vader and/or similar sized cities.

The City reserves the right to; reject any and all responses, waive minor irregularities in any responses submitted; request clarification of information submitted; and to request additional information from any person/firm that submits a response. The City reserves the right to award any contract to the next most qualified contractor if the successful contractor does not execute a contract within thirty (30) days after the selection of the most qualified contractor.

Any proposal may be withdrawn up to the date and time set below for the opening of the proposals. Upon selection of the most qualified person/firm, the City will negotiate in good faith for a price for the contractor’s services which is fair and reasonable. If the City is unable to negotiate a satisfactory contract with the person/firm selected, negotiations with that person/firm will terminate and the City may select the next most qualified person/firm. The contract resulting from acceptance by the City of a proposal shall be in a form supplied or approved by the City, and shall reflect the specifications in this SOQ. The City reserves the right to reject any proposed agreement or contract that does not conform to the specifications contained in this SOQ, and which is not approved by the City Attorney.

The City shall not be responsible for any costs incurred by the person/firm in preparing, submitting or presenting its response to the SOQ.

Deadline for Submission:

SOQ’s must be received no later than May 30, 2014 and may be submitted by e-mail to or by U.S. Mail to the City Clerk at:


City of Vader

Attn: Jill Nielson

P.O. Box 189

Vader, WA 98593

(360) 295-3222