West Hawaii Today
Notice #: 0001415667-01
Professional Providers

June 1, 2023


The Department of Water Supply of the County of Hawai’i anticipates the need for professional services in the following categories for the fiscal year 2023-2024 :

1. Accounting 10. Electrical Engineering
a. Accounting (General) a. Electrical Engineering (General)

b. Underwriter b. Supervisory Control and Data
c. Water Rate Studies Acquisition (SCADA)
2. Archaeology c. Arc Flash Hazard Analysis
3. Architecture
11. General Education and Training
4. Attorney a. Safety
a. General Attorney Services b. Public Relations
b. Bond Counsel
c. Human Resources
c. Water Law 12. Geology
5. Auditing 13. Hydrology
6. Chemistry (Potable Water Quality Testing) 14. Industrical Hygiene (Industrial Hygienists)
7. Civil Engineering 15. Land Surveying
a. Civil Engineering (General) 16. Landscape Architecture
b. Geotechnical Engineering 17. Mechanical Emgineering
c. Water Resource Engineering a. Mechanical Engineering (General)
d. Hydraulic Engineering b. Energy Specialists
e. Construction Management/Inspection 18. Microbiology (Potable Water Quality Testing)
f. Water Loss Management 19. Real Property Appraisal
8. Community Planning (EA/EIS) 20. Safety Engineering
9. Computer Science a. Safety Trainers
a. Software
b. Safety Inspections
b. Hardware 21. Structural Engineering
c. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) a. Structural Engineering (General)
d. Supervisory Control and Data b. Construction Management/Inspection
Acquisition (SCADA)
e. Networking

Those persons or firms interested and capable of providing the professional services required shall submit a letter of interest, together with a resume, to the Manager-Chief Engineer, Department of Water Supply, County of Hawai’i, solely by email at dwsprofessionalservices@hawaiidws.org. Please do not send hard copies.

Should your submittal be larger than 20MB, please send your submittal to the Department of Water Supply, Office of the Manager Chief-Engineer, 345 Kekuanao’a Street, Suite 20, Hilo, HI, 96720 in pdf format using a USB flash drive.

The resume should include a description of the person or firm and statements of the qualifications and related experiences of the principals and staff members with supporting data as it relates to work performed in the drinking water industry, including, but not limited to, the following information:
1. The name of the firm or person, the principal place of business, and the location of all its offices;
2. The age of the firm and its average number of employees over the past five (5) years;
3. The education, training, and other qualifications of key members of the firm;
4. A list of all projects and a brief description of the scope of the project, awarded within the last two (2) years. Include any corrective actions that were required and explain all responses to notices of deficiencies.
5. The names and phone numbers of up to five (5) clients who may be contacted, including at least two (2) for whom services were rendered during the preceding year; and
6. Any promotional or descriptive literature which the firm desires to submit.

The letter of interest and resume shall be submitted and received by the Office of the Manager-Chief Engineer. Responses will be continuously accepted through June 30, 2024. The letter of interest should list the disciplines from the above list for which interest is being expressed. The responses will be placed on file and considered for selection, as needs arise, in accordance with the State Procurement Code.

Keith K. Okamoto, P.E., Manager-Chief Engineer
Department of Water Supply, County of Hawai’i

The Department of Water Supply is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

(WHT1415667 6/01/23)