Amtrak is implementing a program to construct, renovate, repair and/or upgrade its own properties and other railroad owner’s properties throughout the United States to make Amtrak stations accessible to all passengers. To implement and accomplish this Accessible Station Development Program (ASDP), Amtrak has engaged Jacobs Program Management Company (JPM) as the Program Manager and the Design/Builder for this program.
|JPM will be responsible for 100% completion of the detailed design requirements and for the solicitation of bids from responsive and qualified industry contractors who will function as a “General Contractor” to JPM for the construction, renovation, repair and/or upgrade of the properties.
JPM will complete the designs and request bids for contracts that will encompass approximately 100 stations in 2012 and early 2013. Each contract will include multiple Amtrak station locations. All procurements will be openly competitive and bid solicitation documents will be distributed to all interested vendors. Awards will be made to the lowest responsive and qualified bidder for each contract package based upon a review of the bids by JPM. The determination of qualification and responsiveness will be made by JPM at its sole discretion, however vendors who seek to participate in these contracts should carefully review the minimum qualification requirements set forth below.
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It is Amtrak’s policy that Small Business concerns and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (S/DBE) be given maximum practicable opportunity to participate in the performance of ASDP contracts. The contracts will have goals of 21.5% Small Business and 6.5% Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation.
Firms interested in bidding as prime contractors or in participating as subcontractors and that meet the minimum qualifications should email contact information to the email address below along with a brief description of the type of work performed by your firm (e.g., electrical, civil construction, etc.) and a list of states in which you are licensed to perform construction. JPM will keep both potential primes and subcontractors informed about these projects so as to maximize the potential for competition and S/DBE participation.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
- Firm must have the managerial, technical and financial resources to efficiently manage and perform construction activities within the scope, schedule and budget.
- Firm must possess relevant railroad and transportation facility related experience and have successfully completed similar or related work on construction projects performed on active railroad sites, preferably with 1st class railroads.
- Firm’s bonding capability must be greater than the contract value.
- Firm must be licensed in all states of the project locations.
- Firm must have a demonstrated record of achieving goals for the participation of Small and/or Disadvantaged Businesses in the performance of similar work and submit responsive S/DBE utilization plans with their bids.
- Firm must possess a record of integrity to perform work utilizing federal funds.
- In furtherance of JPM’s Beyond Zero safety program, the General Contractor and all subcontractors must have safety records that meet the minimal requirements of the Jacobs Subcontractor Injury Performance Standard (JSIPS). Bidders will be required to document that TRIR rates over the past 3 years are less than industry average (as reported by BLS for the appropriate industry classification) and have an EMR rating less than 0.9.
To be notified of bid solicitations, please email your company’s contact and other information to: