Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

Florida International University


The Florida International University Board of Trustees, announces that professional services in the discipline of   Civil Engineering and Surveying Services will be required for the project listed below:

Project and Location: Continuing Civil Engineering Services Contract and Continuing Surveying Services Contract, Florida International University, all sites, Miami, Florida

Continuing Services Contracts are specific projects that have a basic construction budget estimated to be $1,000,000 or less, or studies for which the fee for professional services is $100,000 or less. This will be a multiple award contract for an initial period of one year with an Owner’s option to renew an additional year. One contract will be awarded for civil engineering services and one contract for surveying services. Continuing Services Contracts provide that the consultant will be available on an as-needed basis for the Fiscal Year, July 1 – June 30.

Firms desiring to provide professional services shall apply by letter specifying the discipline for which they are applying. Proximity of location will be a prime factor in the selection of the firm.

Attach to each letter of application:

1.     A completed (former Board of Regents) “Professional Qualifications Supplement (SUSPQS),” dated September 1999 with FIU revisions dated 2/22/2008. Applications on any other form will not be considered. It is the intent of FIU to encourage participation by qualified Minority Business Enterprises however, State of Florida MBE Certification is not a factor in the selection process. Disregard paragraph 4 on page 2 of the instructions.

2.     A copy of the applicant’s current Professional Registration Certificate 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 six (6) 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 material will not be returned. The University reserves the right to suspend or discontinue the selection process at any time and to return or reject any or all submissions of qualifications without obligation to the respondent.

The plans and specifications for A/E are subject to reuse in accordance with the provisions of Section 287.055, Florida Statutes. 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.

Professional Qualifications Supplement forms and the Project Fact Sheet may be obtained from the web-site (Applicant firms may find project under Selection Process Information). Requests for meetings by individual firms will not be granted. Once the firm acquires the required forms, questions may be directed to Facilities Planning at (305)348-4090 or via e-mail to

Submit qualifications to: Selection Committee, Florida International University, Facilities Planning, Campus Support Complex, Room #236, University Park, Miami, Florida 33199, by 2:00 p.m. (Local Time), on April 18, 2008. Late submittals shall be disqualified. Facsimile (FAX) submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered.