REQUEST for QUALIFICATIONS: On-Call Professional Services

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority is seeking Statements of Qualifications from qualified firms in response to this Request for Qualifications for On-Call Professional Services, RFQ #20-001.

The Selected Consultants shall provide the required staff, resources, and expertise to perform and complete task orders for this Project, including but not limited to, the subject areas detailed below. (Offerors can provide one or several of the services listed in the RFQ. Offerors are NOT required to provide every service listed in the RFQ

Planning, Permitting and Environmental
    • Route-specific and system-wide service, capital, and financial planning
    • Agency strategic planning
    • Environmental review (CEQA and NEPA)
    • Resource agency consultation and permitting
    • Feasibility studies
    • Issue-specific planning such as intermodal service delivery, facilities planning, station access planning and parking management
    • Project controls for capital development
    • Surveys and data collection
    • Due diligence (financial capacity) of contractors bidding on WETA projects
    • Project and construction management

Marine Engineering
    • Vessel and facility configurations
    • Vessel and facility inspection services
    • Related systems and equipment
    • Preventative maintenance and repairs
    • Vendor maintenance and repair oversight
    • Warranty claims
    • Environmental and regulatory compliance
    • Life-cycle costing and value engineering
    • Facility maintenance and repair protocols and procedures
    • Hazardous materials management and spill prevention

To learn more, download the RFQ below.

Key Dates (subject to change):

RFQ release date: April 13, 2020
Deadline to submit requests for clarifications, corrections or modifications: 2:00 PM PST May 1, 2020
Submittals due: 2:00 PM PST May 22, 2020
Interviews/Negotiations (as needed): TBD
Board approval: June 4 or July 16, 2020 (tentative)

Download RFQ 20-001:

REQUEST for QUALIFICATIONS: On-Call Professional Services (24 pp PDF, 518 KB Download)
Attachment A: Consultant Services and Staffing Matrix (1 p PDF, 92 KB Download)

Addendum 1:  Questions and Answers (4 pp PDF, 85 KB Download)

Notice of Intent to Award (2 pp PDF, 385 KB Download)


Taylor Rutsch, Project Manager
Pier 9, Suite 111, The Embarcadero
San Francisco, California 94111