Request for Statements of Qualifications

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The Town of Pennington Gap, Virginia is soliciting Statements of Qualification (SOQ’s) from qualified firms or individuals to provide Professional Architectural/Engineering/Planning Services.  These services are required to support a variety of construction, infrastructure and public works projects.  The Town proposes to award an annual contract (with 3, (1 year) renewal options.) for a variety of professional architectural, engineering, planning, and/or project management services. 

The services are expected to be comprehensive and among other services may include: general consulting; surveying services that support architectural, engineering, transportation, planning, services; preliminary architectural & engineering and reports; landscape architecture; project designs and completion of contract documents; assistance with regulatory agencies; construction administration and inspection. In addition, services may include assisting the Town with the development of funding applications for local, state, and/or federal agencies and the coordination and management of projects that result from grant awards.  Specific descriptions of the above services and requirements for the SOQ’s are found in the Request for Qualifications.

Firms or Individuals interested in providing the Services shall contact Keith Harless at 276.546.1177; or at 528 Industrial Drive, Pennington Gap, VA 24277 or send an email keith.harless [at] for detailed requirements regarding the complete Request for Qualifications and the specific information requested.  The Town of Pennington Gap uses "competitive negotiation" to select professional consultants/firms.

Interested firms may submit their Statements of Qualifications for one, multiple, or all of the services/disciplines listed above.  The specific services/disciplines for which the firm wishes to be considered is to be listed in the Statement of Qualifications. 

This request is extended without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age or physical or mental handicap.  The selected Firm or Individual will be required to comply with all State and Federal guidelines or requirements, including, but not limited to:

  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act

  • Age Discrimination Act

  • MBE/WBE Solicitation Guidelines  

The Town of Pennington Gap will reserve the rights to accept or reject any or all proposals; to waive any formalities or technicalities as it deems appropriate; and to retain multiple qualified Individuals or Firms as it deems appropriate.  For projects that may be successfully funded, the Town of Pennington Gap reserves the right, if it so deems, to enter into negotiations with the selected firm for any resulting services as part of the Professional Services procured herein.

Minority; Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned business enterprises (SWaM); and/or female-owned businesses or firms are encouraged to apply.  The Town of Pennington Gap is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Town of Pennington Gap will accept bound and concise Statements of Qualifications for the provision of Professional Architectural/Engineering/Planning Services until 4:00 PM Eastern Local Time; April 26, 2024.  Four (4) printed copies and one (1) digital copy of the Statements shall be mailed or hand-delivered to Keith Harless, Town Manager, 528 Industrial Drive, Pennington Gap, VA 24277