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CLOSED-On-Call Geotechnical Engineering Services; SPU RFQ/Contract# (RE-BID) 23-090-S

Original Date Posted: June 29, 2023 7:30 am

Due Date:

5:00 PM Pacific Time on Thursday, July 27, 2023

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for

On-Call Geotechnical Engineering Services
SPU RFQ/Contract# (RE-BID) 23-090-S

The City of Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is requesting qualifications from qualified consultants to assist the Geotechnical Engineering team in providing technical expertise in projects, perform peer reviews of engineering services, or to meet project schedule requirements during peak workload periods.

SPU will select one (1) qualified Consultant for a four (4) year On-Call term with an option to extend an additional one (1) year – five (5) years maximum. This contract will be awarded with an estimated $450,000. The work will be issued by way of Work Assignments (WA). SPU does not guarantee any minimum quantity of Work under this Contract.

Interested consultants are encouraged to review the RFQ, background documents, and any RFQ addenda online at

The deadline for submitting Qualifications is 5:00 PM Pacific Time on Thursday, July 27, 2023, electronic submittals are to be uploaded to the City’s Procurement Portal:

SPU PRE-SUBMITTAL CONFERENCE:  An optional pre-submittal conference will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Pacific Time, via MS Teams Meeting ID: 250 587 542 773, meeting password: q6R4mu at URL:

Or join by phone: +1-206-686-8357; 129 278 933#. SPU will review the scope of work, consultant expectations, and answer questions from the prospective bidders. Although attendance at this meeting is not mandatory, attendance is highly encouraged.

Proposers may submit questions to the procurement portal (Bonfire) under the Vendor Discussions section. The City strongly prefers that consultants submit questions in Bonfire, but will accept questions submitted to the Contract Administrator in email format, as well. Questions shall be directed to Jamie Cortez, Contract Administrator & SPU’s designated contact person, at  To facilitate preparation of responses to questions, please submit questions by no later than 5:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, July 18, 2023. All responses to questions will be posted at under the Public Notices Section in the respective procurement opportunity.

The City of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selection of the Consultant is subject to applicable laws and ordinances regarding equal opportunity employment.

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