Lecture 10 - 1 CVEN 349: Civil Engineering CVEN 349: Civil...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 CVEN 349: Civil Engineering CVEN 349: Civil Engineering Project Management Project Management LECTURE # 10 Fall 2009 Dr. Ivan Damnjanovic Big Picture Big Picture BID HA Fig 2-1 Why Bid? Why Bid? Why couldnt the owner pick the best contractor from among his/her friends? Whats the point of bidding? What do you think? 2 Possible Roles of Bidding Possible Roles of Bidding Get a better price through competition Get more information about price from the bidders Get new ideas for how to build the facility from the bidders Step 1: Notice to Bidders Step 1: Notice to Bidders Notice To Bidders: The document from announcing to prospective bidders that design documents are available Idea: Get as many qualified firms to offer a bid as possible to increase the chances of getting a good facility at a good price Notice to Bidders Notice to Bidders 1. All A/E firms maintain list of qualified contractors they send notices for their projects to these people 2. In larger cities a builders exchange keeps list of all projects (a) under design and (b) open for bidding 3. Nation-wide services (e.g., Dodge Reporting System) also maintain list of jobs being let out for bidding 4. Many government agencies are now posting notices to bidders on the internet, for example: http://www.tomballtx.com/notice_to_bidders/ 3 City of Tomball City of Tomball Notice to Bidders Notice to Bidders City of Tomball City of Tomball Notice to Bidders Notice to Bidders City of Tomball City of Tomball 4 Whats In a Notice To Bidders? Whats In a Notice To Bidders?Whats In a Notice To Bidders?...
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Lecture 10 - 1 CVEN 349: Civil Engineering CVEN 349: Civil...

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