RFQ No. FM240437

UCSB San Benito Student Housing Geotechnical Services


Bidding Closed

Bid Date5/14/24 4:00pm

Company & Contacts

UCSB Design and Construction Services
Telli Foster, University Representative  
(805) 448-1379


UCSB Campus


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Introduction & Background: The University of California, Santa Barbara (“University”) requests a written response to Request for for Qualifications (“RFQ”) No. FM240437 from qualified geotechnical engineering firms with relevant experience and expertise in providing geotechnical design review and support services. The subject services shall be provided in support of the UC Santa Barbara San Benito Student Housing Project.  Qualified firms will have knowledge of the UC Seismic Policies, area fault lines, expertise in supporting a design process, peer review experience, and acting as the geotechnical engineering expert and advisor on comparable projects.  

From contract initiation, the selected Geotechnical Engineer (or “Consultant”) will engage in a strong partnership with the University, designers and University-hired CMAR contractor. The successful Consultant will suggest proven strategies with a problem-solving approach and unwavering commitment to construction efficiencies and best practices. The Consultant will provide dedicated resources and expertise towards assisting the design team with studies, modeling, and general knowledge surrounding our project site conditions, as needed, and will serve as a reviewer of appropriate design concepts, site conditions, fault studies, and geotechnical findings. 

Equal Opportunity Statement: Each candidate firm will be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy.  Every effort will be made to ensure that all persons shall have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University, regardless of: race; color; religion; sex; age; ancestry; national origin; sexual orientation; physical or mental disability; veteran's status; medical condition; genetic information; marital status; gender identity; pregnancy; service in the uniformed services; or citizenship within the limits imposed by law or University's policy.