Issue Date 9/10/20139/10/2013
Due Date 9/24/2013
Project Title 4746 SIO Emergency Power System Improvement
RFQ Text The Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), University of California, San Diego (University), will be selecting an Executive Electrical Engineer to perform planning, design, bid and construction administration phase services for the Emergency Power System Improvement at SIO.  The University is experiencing rapid growth in faculty, students, and sponsored research activities, and a steady increase in electrical load demand is projected, as well as the demand for emergency and standby power.  The campus has pursued an orderly, efficient program of utility system improvement in support of its recent campus development, and continued similar improvements to support planned growth in enrollment, faculty and staff.

The project includes construction of medium voltage emergency/standby generators and paralleling switch gear to provide emergency standby power to most buildings at SIO Campus.  The project includes site preparation and housing for the new generators and paralleling equipment.  The project also includes medium voltage cables and control and associated underground distribution system.  Modifications to existing building distribution systems will also be required.

The project hard construction cost is estimated to be $3,000,000. The project is subject environmental review under the California Air Resource Board (CARB) and the San Diego Air Pollution Control District (APCD). The facility is also subject to the campus/university academic and administrative review and approval process.

The design professional services will be conducted in two phases. A Detailed Project Program (DPP) will be developed in Phase I, beginning in November 2013. Normal basic services will comprise Phase II, beginning in March 2014 and ending with occupancy in September 2015.
Please see below to access the following documents:  Request for Qualification package, University Forms Attachment A & B, and a sample Standard Form 330 for your use if you choose to submit a proposal. 
Proposals are due no later than 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2013.

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 candidate firm may be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy.

Phase CompleteComplete
Selection Process E/E SelectionE/E Selection
Download 4746RFQ.pdf
Affiliated Engineers, Inc.4747 N. 7th Street, Suite 240, Phoenix, AZ 85014
Clark, Richardson & Biskup Consulting Engineers (CRB)2701 Loker Avenue West, Suite 130, Carlsbad, CA 92010
Lee & Ro, Inc.10640 Scripps Ranch Blvd., Suite 150, San Diego, CA 92131
Sparling9191 Towne Center Drive, Suite 220, San Diego, CA 92122
Affiliated Engineers, Inc.4747 N. 7th Street, Suite 240, Phoenix, AZ 85014