LEGAL - NOTICE
TOWN OF NEEDHAM
Request for Proposal (RFP) for
Independent Materials Testing and Inspection On-Call Services
Contract ID # 21BDC-037D
September 3, 2020
The Town of Needham requests proposals of qualified firms to provide Independent Materials Testing and Inspection Services for the multiple town-wide building and construction projects both new and existing on an on-going (on-call) basis under the direction of the Building Design and Construction Department. The scope of services includes the following technical services: materials testing and inspection of construction materials, soils, compaction testing, sieve and proctor tests, aggregate, asphaltic concrete, cast-in-place concrete, reinforcing steel, shotcrete/gunite, structural steel & welding, structural masonry, miscellaneous metal fabrication and steel decking, spray applied fire proofing, nondestructive testing, epoxy grouted dowels, anchors and hold-downs, roofing, building enclosure system testing including roofing, fenestration and façade assemblies, field testing of mock-up assemblies, moisture survey of completed roofing systems, thermal survey of completed façade assemblies, and related testing for LEED and energy code certifications.
Copies of the Request for Proposal (RFP) will be available beginning Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Office of the Permanent Public Building Committee: Building Design and Construction Department, located at the Public Services Administration Building, 500 Dedham Avenue, Needham, MA 02492 or by emailing a request to the attention of Kathryn Copley at or from the Town’s website www.needhamma.gov and will be available until the submission deadline.
Responses must be submitted by no later than 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, September 17, 2020 to the Town of Needham, Permanent Public Building Committee/BDCD, 500 Dedham Avenue, Needham, MA 02492. Proposals will not be opened publicly.
Proposals must be submitted in accordance with the RFP. Proposals must be submitted in separately sealed packages marked “Technical Proposal” and “Unit Price Proposal” with the name and address of the Proposer and the words “Independent Testing & Inspections On-Call Services Proposal – Building Design and Construction Department: Town of Needham, Massachusetts”.
Fax transmissions will not be accepted.
The Consultant fee for the identified services including all reimbursable expenses will be negotiated per assignment, based on established hourly rates and defined scoped of work. The total fee of the master contract will not exceed $300,000.00. The total amount of work based on assignments is not assured and the exact number of assignments is to be determined. The Town of Needham reserves the right to reject any or all qualifications and to accept any proposal that it considers to be in the best interests of the Town. The Consultant fee for the identified services including all reimbursable expenses will be negotiated per assignment based upon the unit price proposal. LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The Town reserves the right to reject any and all proposals as determined to be in the best interests of the Town and to waive minor informalities.
This legal notice is also posted on the Massachusetts Newspaper Publishers Association’s (MNPA) website at (http://masspublicnotices.org/).