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RFQ - Program Management Services

The Delaware River Port Authority (Authority) hereby invites interested professional consulting engineering firms to submit a Statement of Qualifications for providing program management and project implementation services related to selected capital improvement projects.

The Scope of Services the Authority requires includes providing program delivery expertise and support to assist in meeting the Authority’s capital improvement program.  Required services include but are not limited to defining program and project requirements, design management, bid packaging, cost estimating, financial planning, scheduling and project phasing, construction management, quality assurance, tracking and reporting progress, and coordinating with internal and external project stakeholders for multiple projects.  Additionally, these services may require attending pre-bid or pre-proposal conferences, fielding questions, preparing Bulletins, reviewing bids and making recommendations to assist in delivering various projects as part of the Authority’s overall capital program. The firm shall exhibit professional staff knowledgeable in providing program management and project management services related to the successful delivery of capital improvement projects for public transportation infrastructure. The consulting engineering firm will be expected to provide fully developed methodologies for accomplishing all the above mentioned work.


The Authority’s Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution stating Consultants seeking contracted work must be prevented from influencing the vendor selection process.  In order to be considered, the attached Political Contribution Form and the Certification must be completed and submitted in a separately sealed envelope labeled “POLITICAL CONTRIBUTION FORM AND CERTIFICATION” for Program Management Services for Capital Improvement Projects along with your Statement of Qualifications. 


Six (6) copies of the written Statement of Qualifications and U.S. Government Forms SF330 must be received by the Authority no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2014. The Statement of Qualifications should be addressed to Mr. Michael P. Venuto, P.E., P.L.S., Director of Engineering/Chief Engineer, Delaware River Port Authority, One Port Center, 2 Riverside Drive, P.O. Box 1949, Camden, New Jersey 08101. The mailing envelope containing the Statement of Qualifications shall be labeled "Program Management Services for Capital Improvement Projects". The Statement of Qualifications shall describe, in three (3) pages, the qualifications of the firm and the key personnel’s experience providing program management services, with an emphasis on large public infrastructure improvement projects.  The qualifications must also include a listing of similar work successfully completed within the last five years by the firm and the key personnel. The Statement of Qualifications will be used by the Authority to establish a short list of consultants to receive a Request for Proposal and to engage a consultant for this project.


The Delaware River Port Authority is firmly committed to providing full and equal business opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age or non-job related disability. In that regard, the Delaware River Port Authority will affirmatively assure that minority and female-owned business enterprises are afforded equal opportunities to submit bids and/or proposals for consideration for all purchases and contracts issued in connection with this project. Prospective proposers should understand that the participation of certified MBEs and WBEs is a matter of great interest in the evaluation of all proposals. To that end, the DRPA has established MBE and WBE goals for this project. Prospective proposers are not expected to name their MBE and WBE team members at the time they submit the Statement of Qualifications. However, MBE and WBE team members must be named, and commitment levels must be noted at the time the bid or proposal is submitted. This public advertisement constitutes the Delaware River Port Authority's formal solicitation to determine the interest of qualified professional consulting firms in the stated project.

POLITICAL CONTRIBUTION FORM AND CERTIFICATION  

DELAWARE RIVER PORT AUTHORITY
By: 
 Michael P. Venuto, P.E., P.L.S.
Director of Engineering/Chief Engineer
Phone: 856-968-2062
Camden, New Jersey

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