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As-Needed Engineering and Professional Services for
Fiscal Years 2016 thru 2018

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Commissioners of the
Port of New Orleans (Board) is issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
from firms licensed to do business in Louisiana that are interested in being
considered for award of one-of- fourteen three-year professional services
contracts for as-needed engineering and related services.

Consultants shall be available to preform work as assigned
in the delivery of the Boards capital expansion and major maintenance
projects. Projects may be specialized or include the coordination of multiple
specialties such as complex electrical, mechanical, or structural systems,
civil infrastructure or support services located on the Boards properties.
Work assignments may include directly supporting engineering staff or
reporting to other consultants managing the work on behalf of the Boards
interests. Consultant services may include any or of the following duties:
Project management
Develop designs documents for projects with electrical/
mechanical, civil, structural, geotechnical elements
Procurement - writing technical specifications, prepare contract
documents in Board format in accordance with Louisiana public
bid law for capital
expansion and major maintenance work for facilities.
Design and Drafting - provide engineering design drawings
under the direct supervision of a Louisiana licensed professional
Provide construction engineering support as directed for
projects designed by the firm.
Construction management, including construction inspection
Material testing
Traffic Studies
Feasibility studies

Interested firms may obtain the RFQ via the Port of New Orleans
website at under the PROCUREMENT page under HOME,
then under REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS, or directly at this web address: The RFQ contains information
and instructions on submitting qualifications. In addition, the same website
has form PONO SF 24-102 that can be downloaded and used for submitting
qualifications. The Port of New Orleans encourages participation of DBE/
SBE firms as stated in the RFQ.

A response submittal to this RFQ shall consist of six bound
copies and one original of proposals furnished in a sealed envelope or box
titled Request for Proposals for: As-Needed Engineering and Professional
Services for Fiscal Years 2016 thru 2018. Submittals shall be mailed or
delivered (no facsimile nor email) to the Board of Commissioners of the
Port of New Orleans, Ms. Catherine C. Dunn, Director of Port Development,
1350 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 not later
than twelve noon, local time, on the day stated in the Submittal requirements
of the RFQ. Deliveries are only accepted Monday thru Friday, excluding
holidays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Inquiries regarding this RFQ shall be directed to Mr. Fred Tharp by email
only at