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Request for Qualifications - Asbestos

On behalf of SER Jobs for Progress, we are requesting your firm to submit its qualifications to provide engineered asbestos abatement planning,  specifications, design documents, and monitoring services for a 22,528 SF two story office building  located at 1710 Telephone Rd. Houston, TX.

SER has received two federal Community  Development Block Grant (CDBG) awards and due to funding restrictions the selected asbestos abatement consultant will comply with all CDBG requirements, which include but are not limited to Section 3, and  MWSBE requirements.
The building renovation will include roof deck remediation, foundation remediation, building envelope modifications, and the demolition of interior components including MEP systems, walls, ceilings, and finishes.

Current construction documents are downloadable via a link at the end of this document listed as Exhibit A for your review and information. The project is in need of asbestos abatement services prior to renovation of the current facility. Abatement would commence after the required CDBG contractor acquisition process has been completed.

The “Professional Services Agreement” will be the basis of agreement for abatement services, and will be provided to interested bidders for review upon request.

Proposals shall include the information listed below. The information requested must be included in the text of proposal and be presented in the order indicated. Additional information such as exhibits may be attached. SER makes no assurances that any information or exhibits will be returned. The written proposal shall include the following sections in the order specified here and separated by tabs:

Proposer Information (not to exceed 2 pages)

o Firm’s History

Proposed Approach  (not to exceed 4 pages)
o A statement of your proposed approach to the project Scope of Work. Description of the services and activities as they relate to the proposed scope of service that your firm proposes to provideto SER for this project.
o Description of your firm's experience (and the experience of any sub-consultants), if any, with providing similar services for nonprofit organizations and also with school-related construction projects.

Project Team
o Organizational chart (1 page).
o Brief resumes of each key team member (1page for each resume).

Professional References: Please provide 3 references of clients your firm or its principals have provided services for within the past five years for a similar scope of work. Include the name of the firm as well as the specific individual to be contacted.

Certificates of Insurance.

Conflict of Interest:
o Submit a statement describing any potential conflict of interest or appearance of impropriety, relating to other clients or officers, directors, and employees of SER, which could be created by providing services to SER. Indicate what procedures will be followed to detect and notify SER and to resolve any conflicts of interest. Indicate any pending litigation and/or regulatory actions by any oversight body or entity that could have an adverse material impact on the firm's ability to serve SER.

Commitment to the Project.
SER makes no representation that an award will be made as a result of this RFQ. SER reserves the right to award separate construction contracts for portions of the project, as in its sole discretion deems appropriate.


Download the full RFQ here.