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RFQ 21-004  Utility Engineering Services

The City of New Bern is requesting statements of qualifications from professional engineering firms licensed in the State of North Carolina to provide engineering services related to electric utility systems.


The purpose of this RFQ is to select the firm determined to be best able to provide the required Professional Engineering Services based on the criteria specified herein and to generally set forth the terms and conditions whereby the City of New Bern will contract with the selected firm. The Request for Qualifications packet submitted, and possible subsequent interviews shall serve as the basis for selection. The information provided in the RFQ package from the City is intended to give information to the prospective firms concerning the required services and the basis for awarding of the agreement for engineering services. It is not necessarily intended to completely define the selection criteria or contractual relationship to be entered into by the City of New Bern and the successful firm(s).

The scope of contracted services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Substation design and engineering for the City of New Bern Electric Utilities.
  • Utility system studies, planning assistance, grid modernization project development, and other econometric analyses for utility project cost benefit.
  • Utility system project planning and design services as may be requested including generation, transmission, substations, distribution system projects.
  • Cost of service and rate studies.

The City of New Bern Reserves the Right to Reject any and all Qualifications.

(RFQ 21-004)