Our main goal is to stay focused on the key issues that affect our members and ensure their positions are made known.For most clients, selecting an engineering firm may be the most important decision in ensuring the success of a project. For that reason, the procurement process is of specific interest to us. ACEC-NL advocates the use of Qualifications Based Selection (QBS) as the preferred method for procuring engineering services.
QBS takes into account a company’s qualifications (experience and skills) as opposed to awarding a contract based on the low price.Priority should be given to core infrastructure that grows the economy, creates jobs and expands the tax base. Growing the economy is essential to making further investments in community social infrastructure viable and sustainable in the long term. We suggest a 10-year plan which will de-politicize infrastructure planning and create stability.
December 2, 2022 - ACEC-NL issues letter to City of St. John’s re: Request for Proposals for 2025 Jeux du Canada Games Track, Turf & Field and Centre of Excellence Facility – letter attached