Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

Florida Atlantic University


FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY, on behalf of its Board of Trustees, announces that professional services are required in the following discipline(s):


Project(s): All Construction Projects

Project(s) Location: All Florida Atlantic University campuses.

Firms applying must have State of Florida licensed and/or State of Florida certified personnel on staff to perform plans reviews and construction inspections for building, structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing.

These services will be based on a negotiated fee schedule with each occurrence of service being authorized with a purchase order.  Campus Service contracts provide that the consultant will be available on an as-needed basis.  The term of agreement is for one year with the option to extend the agreement for one additional year. Two firms will be selected for these services.

Firms desiring to provide professional services shall apply by letter specifying the discipline for which they are applying.  Preference will be given to firms that are primarily in business of code compliance plans review and inspections.  Preference will be given to firms whose personnel consist primarily of licensed and/or certified plans reviewers and inspectors.  Proximity of location will be a prime factor in the selection of the firm.  Design ability will not be considered for this selection.

Attach to each letter of application:

1.     The most recent version of the FAU "Professional Qualifications Supplement" completed by the applicant.  Applications on any other form will not be considered.

2.     A copy of the applicant's current Professional Regis­tra­tion Certificates from the appropriate governing board.  An applicant must be properly registered at the time of application to practice its profession in the State of Florida.  If the applicant is a corpora­tion, it must be properly chartered by the Florida Department of State to operate in Florida.

Submit four (4) copies of the above requested data bound in the order listed above.  Applications that do not comply with the above instructions will not be considered.  Application materials will not be returned.

As required by Section 287.133, Florida Statutes, a consultant may not submit a proposal for this project if it is on the convicted vendor list for a public entity crime committed within the past 36 months.  The selected consultant must warrant that it will neither utilize the services of, nor contract with, any supplier, subcontractor, or consultant in excess of $15,000.00 in connection with this project for a period of 36 months from the date of their being placed on the convicted vendor list.

The FAU Professional Qualification Supplement forms, project fact sheet information, and selection criteria may be obtained by contacting:  Keyla Thamsten, Facilities Planning Department, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, CO–69, Room 107, Boca Raton, Florida 33431, (561) 97-3039.  FAU PQS forms are available on the Florida Atlantic University Division of the University Architect web page at .

Submittals must be received in the Facilities Planning Department, Florida Atlantic University, Attention: Keyla Thamsten, 777 Glades Road, Building CO-69 Room 107, Boca Raton, Florida 33431, by 5:00 p.m. local time, on July 24, 2006.  Facsimile (FAX) submittals are NOT acceptable and will NOT be considered.