Issue Date 7/12/20177/12/2017
Due Date 7/27/2017
Project Title 5191 MCLJ CUP-3,000 Ton Chiller
RFQ Text The University of California, San Diego, will be selecting an Executive Mechanical Engineer to perform design, construction drawings, bid, and construction phase services for adding a nominal 3,000 ton chiller, cooling towers, and ancillary pumps to the existing Jacobs Medical Center Central Utility Plant (CUP) located at 9300 Campus Point Drive, La Jolla, California 92037. 

The project consists of an expansion to the existing Jacobs Medical Center Central Utility Plant.  The additional chiller is intended to provide stand-by capacity to UCSD Medical Center buildings presently served by the existing plant.  The new chiller shall be located within the existing building shell.  Additional primary chilled water pump, condenser water pump, cooling towers, and ancillary equipment shall be required to accommodate the new chiller.  The existing CUP was designed to accommodate future mechanical/electrical equipment.  Project phasing is of utmost importance; keeping the plant functional during the expansion.  The approximate total construction cost is estimated at $6,000,000 at CCCI 6470. The project is subject to the campus/university academic and administrative approval process.

Please visit our website at, select the Contracting Opportunities tab and then Active Request for Qualifications, under Design Professionals to access the following documents:  Request for Qualification package and University Form Attachments A & B, for your use if you choose to submit a proposal. 
Proposals are due no later than 4:00 p.m., Thursday, July 27, 2017.

Final selection and appointment is contingent upon project approval.

UC San Diego encourages the participation of Small, Disadvantaged, Minority-owned, Women-owned and Service/Disabled Veteran-owned Business Enterprises (S/D/M/W/DVBE’s) and is committed to promote a diverse pool of firms for our building programs.

Every effort will be made to ensure that all persons have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University within the limits imposed by law or University policy.  Each Bidder may be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy.  The successful Bidder and its subcontractors will be required to follow the nondiscrimination requirements set forth in the Bidding Documents and to pay prevailing wage at the location of the work.

The work described in the contract is a public work subject to section 1771 of the California Labor Code.
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Selection Process E/E SelectionE/E Selection
Download 5191 Mech Eng RFQ - CUP 3000 Ton Chiller - Final.pdf
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Exp US Services, Inc.
Dufoe Consulting Engineers, Inc.
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