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SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) NO. PS-15-0928-06
PROPOSITIONS S AND Z
SAFETY AND INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE SERVICES
Pursuant to California Government Code section 53060, the San Diego Unified School District (District) is soliciting proposals from qualified firms, individuals, or professional organizations to provide health and safety review and inspection at District school construction sites. Specifically, the purpose of this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is to furnish the District with a provider that specializes in public school safety and industrial hygiene to ensure requirements mandated by governmental agencies and Board of Education policies are met. This includes, but is not limited to, health and safety inspections, accident investigations, identification of existing and predictable hazards that may affect students and staff at District construction sites, and review and evaluation of site safety programs and health plans provided by general contractors and subcontractors working on District projects.
The services will support the District's Propositions S & Z programs comprising an average of 1,667 hours per year. The District is planning to award contract(s) for a period of three (3) years. Projects will be authorized by individual task order.
Proposals from small businesses, minority-owned businesses, women-owned businesses, disabled veteran-owned businesses, and local firms are encouraged. The District also seeks to promote employment and business opportunities for local residents and firms on all contracts as such opportunities may occur and to the extent legally possible. Interested responders are encouraged to solicit applications for subcontracts for work associated with this document from qualified residents and firms located within District boundaries.
Submitting firms must have a minimum of three (3) years' project experience California public K-12 school districts. (Firms submitting as a Joint Venture must meet this three (3) year experience requirement with the Joint Venture's federal tax identification number as the Joint Venture and must include a true, correct copy of the executed joint venture agreement. If not already in existence, the District requires a statement in the joint venture agreement that each individual joint venturer shall be jointly and severally liable for the obligations and liabilities of the joint venture.)
The RFQ package is available through DemandStar at www.demandstar.com, via e-mail or fax request. To request a package, please e-mail your request, including your name, address, telephone and fax information to Najwa Farace at email@example.com. Contact telephone number is (858) 522-5833. Responses to the RFQ must be submitted at or before 3:00 p.m. on March 26, 2015. Responses submitted after the above stated date and time will not be accepted. The Board of Education for the San Diego Unified School District reserves the right to reject any and all submissions and to waive any irregularities.
By: Arthur S. Hanby, Jr. Date: March 4, 2015
Strategic Sourcing & Contracts Officer
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