Klickitat County intends to set up one On-call Personal Service Agreement for Materials Testing Services with a company that specializes in performing such services. The testing firm must have the ability to provide complete testing services, by both qualified personnel and equipment in the field and laboratory, for construction materials testing through their company. The firm must be able to perform testing services that conform to the Washington State Department of Transportation’s Materials Manual, Construction Manual, and the 2022 & 2023 Standard Specification for Road, Bridge, and Municipal Construction for our county road projects. The firm shall have personnel able to be in the field for extended periods of time to ensure project schedule will not be affected.
The professional capabilities of the firm directly involved with testing work must have a demonstrable expertise in the specialized areas necessary to accomplish the services required and certified personnel, equipment, and laboratory, where appropriate The selected Consultant shall be American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) accredited for hot mix asphalt, concrete, soils and aggregate testing. For these services, the consultant is expected to furnish all necessary field equipment and other supporting equipment and consumables. Individual tasks may require the preparation of a draft report for review and then a final report using WSDOT forms.