You are invited to review this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) being offered by the Department of General Services (DGS), Division of the State Architect (DSA). DSA is requesting submissions from qualified firms (Firms) interested in providing Fire and Life Safety Plan Review services for a retainer contract that will be used on an as-needed basis for various projects identified during the term of the contract for the DSA Regional Offices located in Oakland, Sacramento, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Services may include plan review and back-check review of drawings and specifications, review of change orders, addendum's, deferred approvals, alternate designs, revisions and over-the-counter review for California K-12 public schools and Community Colleges.

All work performed from an awarded retainer contract shall comply with all applicable statutes and regulations, DSA policy, DSA procedure, and DSA guidelines as they relate to fire and life safety plan review. All work must be performed under the supervision of, and approved by, the Firm’s principal engineer or architect, licensed in the State of California in accordance with the California Business and Professions Code, Division 3.

DSA anticipates there will be multiple contracts awarded for each DSA Regional Office. For each DSA Regional Office, DSA will create a rotational list of Firms qualified for projects in the respective geographic area. The rotational list will be used on an as-needed basis for Fire and Life Safety plan review services. The amount of work will not be guaranteed.

Interested firms may obtain a RFQ package by downloading it from the California State Contracts Register on the Internet at:

The RFQ package may also be obtained by sending a request to the Acquisition Analyst listed below.  Please include Ad Number, contact person’s name, firm name, mailing address and phone number.

Submittal deadline: Friday, October 2, 2020 4:30 p.m.
Duration: Up to 4 Years
City and County: DSA Regional Offices in Oakland, Sacramento, Los Angeles and San Diego

Ivan Jen, Acquisition Analyst
Office of Business and Acquisition Services
Contracts Management Section
707 Third Street, Suite 2-350
West Sacramento, CA 95605
Phone: (916) 375-4229

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