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Evergreen State College General Infrastructure, Olympia, WA



Sealed proposals will be received for the following project: PROJECT NO.: F18-503

TITLE: The Evergreen State College

General Infrastructure


AGENCY: Facilities Services

The Evergreen State College 2700 Evergreen Parkway

Olympia, WA 98505


PROJECT MANAGER: Dave Shellman ESTIMATED BASE BID COST RANGE: $1,500,000 to $1,800,000

TIME/DAY/DATE: Bid Proposals Must Be Received Prior To 2:00 P.M., Thursday August 22, 2019


BID OPENING WILL BE HELD AT: 2:00 P.M., Thursday August 22, 2019


BY: The Evergreen State College

2700 Evergreen Parkway

Olympia, WA 98505


LOCATION OF BID OPENING: The Evergreen State College

Facilities Services Offices Lab II Room 1254 Olympia, WA 98505



PRE-BID WALK-THROUGH: A Mandatory Pre-Bid on-site walk-through and

conference is scheduled for 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, August 6, 2019 starting at the Facilities Services Conference room in the Lab II building. All Contractors must have closed toe shoes, hard had, safety vest and eye protection for the walk- through.


SCOPE OF WORK: Electrical, telecommunications, mechanical and architectural upgrades to campus telecommunications rooms. Fire Alarm campus backbone and building entrance equipment replacement. Hazardous materials work associated with scope of revisions.


Contractors may view plans, specifications, addenda, and plan holders list for this project on-line through Builders Exchange of Washington, Inc. at Click on: “Posted Projects”; “Public Works”, The Evergreen State College”, and “Projects Bidding”. Bidders are required to register as a bidder to receive automatic email notification of future addenda and to be placed on the bidders list at Builder’s Exchange. This service is provided free of charge to prime bidders, subcontractors, and


vendors bidding this project. Contact Builders Exchange of Washington at (425) 258-1303 should you require further assistance.


Please direct questions regarding this project to the office of the Consultant: Mark Merritt with Hargis Engineers, 1201 Third Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98101, (206) 859-5342.


24 hours following bid opening, bid results will be available by calling The Evergreen State College at

(360) 867-6700 and requesting copy of the results.


The State of Washington prevailing wage rates are applicable for this public works project located in Thurston County. Bidders are responsible to verify and use the most recent prevailing wage rates. The “Effective Date” for this project is the Bid Proposal due date above. The applicable prevailing wage rates may be found on the Department of Labor and Industries website located at A copy of the most current Prevailing Wage Rates can be viewed in the Owner’s offices or the Owner will email a copy of any applicable wage rates upon written request.


15% apprentice labor hours of the total labor hours are a requirement of the construction contract.


Voluntary workforce diversity goals for apprentice participation are identified in the Instructions to Bidders and Supplemental Conditions. Bidders may contact the Department of Labor & Industries, Apprenticeship Section, to obtain information on available apprenticeship programs.


In accordance with RCW 39.30.060, the Bidder is required to provide the names of the Subcontractors with whom the Bidder will directly subcontract for the performance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing and electrical for this project.


Bidder Responsibility will be evaluated for this project. In determining bidder responsibility, the Owner shall consider an overall accounting of the criteria set forth in “DIVISION 00 RESPONSIBILITY CRITERIA”. Please direct questions regarding this subject to the office of the Consultant


Voluntary numerical MWBE goals of 10% MBE and 8% WBE have been established for this project. Achievement of the goals is encouraged. However no minimum level of MWBE participation shall be required as a condition of contract award. Bids will not be rejected or considered nonresponsive if they do not include MWBE participation.


Bidders may contact the Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprise (OMWBE) at to obtain information on certified firms. Bidders may also utilize Washington Small Businesses registered in WEBS at and Veteran-owned Businesses at


The State reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals and to waive informalities.


This advertisement is posted at the college web page at: reports





Closing Date: 
Thursday, August 22, 2019