Graham Center Renovations & Additions BR-860
CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION OF APPLICATIONS FOR PRE QUALIFICATION OF FIRMS AS BIDDERS ON CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS
Florida International University
shall evaluate each Application for Prequalification and determine
whether the Applicant is qualified to bid on these Projects based on
the information contained in the Application, on any supplemental
information acquired by Florida International University from the
Applicant, or any other relevant information known to Florida
International University. Florida
International University may waive minor formalities or
evaluation of Applications shall be made jointly by representatives of
Florida International University and the Architect/Engineer (MC Harry
Is the Application complete and responsive to the
requirements of the Prequalification Procedure?
Does the Applicant meet the Florida Licensing Requirements
for the Project?
Has the Applicant satisfactorily completed within the past
five years at least one significant institution or other commercial
project similar in size and complexity to the Project?
Has the Applicant successfully completed within the past
five years at least five other projects of any type that are similar
in size and complexity to the Project?
Does the Applicant have current available bonding capacity
of the amount specified in the Prequalification Procedure for the
Is the experience level of key members of the Applicant’s
staff who will be assigned to the Project appropriate for the Project?
Based upon references from owners, architects, engineers and
subcontractors on previous projects completed by the Applicant, does
the applicant have a reputation for:
Providing a high standard of quality in its craftsmanship
and installation, and consistently achieving first class workmanship?
Following the project schedule and completing projects
within the contract time?
Supervising the project and the work with skilled
professional employees who take responsibility for coordinating the
work and solving problems as they are encountered?
d. Displaying a cooperative attitude when working with the owner, architect/engineer and other contractors?
Displaying a willingness to work with the
owner/architect/engineer to safeguard ongoing operations and react to
Understanding the technical requirements of the contract
documents and asking for clarification before executing work about which
there are doubts or concerns?
Exercising a constant concern for safety and complying with
OSHA and other safety standards and practices at all times?
Updating and revising the project schedule as necessary to
reflect the actual progress of the work and anticipate necessary future
Taking the actions necessary to bring the project back on
schedule in a timely manner if the progress in completing the work falls
behind the schedule?
Thoroughly punching-out the work in a timely manner and with
particular attention to the details prior to asking the
architect/engineer for inspection?
Informing subcontractors with regard to the project contract
Employing subcontractors that provide a standard of quality
that exemplifies first class workmanship and professional supervision
over their work and employees?
Seeking and using input from subcontractors in preparing
updates and revisions to the project schedule?
Conducting highly productive periodic coordination meetings
with subcontractors, the owner, architect/engineer and others?
Providing acceptable pricing information on contract extras
in a quick and responsive manner?
Successfully negotiating changes in contract price or time
without resorting to contractor claims, arbitration or litigation?
Does the Applicant have a history of claims, suits,
judgments or failure to complete work awarded?
9. Does the Applicant have prior construction experience with universities within the State of Florida?