RFQ for Architectural Design & Construction Administration Services Pre-Submittal Conference, July 9, 2019 at 2:00PM

RFQ for Architectural Design & Construction Administration Services Pre-Submittal Conference, July 9, 2019  at 2:00PM Presentation

OMI Novitiate Architect RFQ Pre-submittal 07.09.19 Presentation

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Request for Qualifications for Architectural Design and Construction Administration Services for the OMI Novitiate – Godfrey

The following documents related to the Request for Qualifications for Architectural Design and Construction Administration Services for the OMI Novitiate – Godfrey renovation project are attached for your information:

1. RFQ for Architectural Design and Construction Administration Services / Renovation of the OMI Novitiate – Godfrey, Illinois

2. RFQ Exhibit D: Form of Contract (AIA Document A133-2014)

3. RFQ Exhibit D: Supplemental Conditions

Responses to the RFQ are due on July 18, 2019. A non-mandatory Pre-Submittal Conference will be held on July 9, 2019 in San Antonio.

Jasmine Engineering to Work on Texas Employee Retirement System’s New Office Complex in Austin

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Jasmine Engineering has joined the development team that is constructing the Texas Employee Retirement System’s new office complex in downtown Austin.

Located at 1836 San Jacinto, construction began in January on the $52 million-dollar project. The complex will consist of 194,000 square-feet of office space as well as retail space. There will also be 146,000 square-feet of parking within the Capital Complex.

Jasmine Engineering was hired in January to provide Commissioning of the building envelope and air conditioning, plumbing, and electrical systems. Commissioning is a systematic process of assuring that all systems and components are designed, installed, tested, operated, and maintained in accordance with the Owners Project Requirements. In layman’s terms, Jasmine Engineering performs quality assurance to make sure that the building is designed and built like it’s supposed to be, and that the Owners staff has the information and training to properly operate the facility, as efficiently as possible. Jasmine Engineering has been tasked with providing guidance for energy, water, indoor environmental quality, and durability.

“This is an exciting project for our firm as well as the city of Austin. We are proud to be a part of this outstanding team,” stated Jasmine Engineering President & CEO Jasmine Azima

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Unique features of the new building will include enhanced indoor environmental quality strategies, high performance building envelope including windows, roofing, & plazas, high-performance air-conditioning systems and below grade and elevated parking with electric vehicle charging stations. Additionally, the complex will be bicycle friendly and feature native landscaping with a water efficient drip irrigation system. A skybridge will also be constructed to connect to the existing facility located at Level 6.

Substantial completion of the complex is scheduled for January 2021.

New Texas State Budget

The Texas Comptroller is the state’s financial officer, responsible for overseeing the $100+ billion-a-year enterprise of Texas state government.

The Comptroller’s duties include managing the state’s investments, estimating the financial impact of proposed legislation and forecasting the amounts that state taxes; fees and other revenue sources will produce over each two-year state budget period.

Texas’ current Comptroller, Glenn Hegar, announced in early January that as the Texas Legislature convenes in Austin to hammer out a new state budget for the next two years, Legislators will have more than $8 billion in additional dollars to spend and invest.

While the state has many needs that those additional billions could be spent on, investing in Texas economic future is equally important.

Jasmine Engineering works with companies across the state of Texas focused on building stronger business and educational futures.

A stronger economic blueprint created by the Texas Legislature is the key to Texas’ continued success.

New San Antonio City Manager

Deputy San Antonio City Manager Erik Walsh has been selected unanimously by the San Antonio City Council to replace Sheryl Sculley as San Antonio’s next city manager.

Walsh was selected as the top candidate from an original field of over 30 applicants on January 16th.

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg stated that after the interview process was completed, it was clear that Walsh was best prepared to address the issues and circumstances facing San Antonio.

Walsh has served the City of San Antonio for over 24 years.

The last time the City of San Antonio selected a new City Manager, over 12 years ago, no internal candidates emerged. This time, 6 of the 8 finalists were internal City of San Antonio candidates.

San Antonio has a lot to be proud of. Jasmine Engineering congratulates Mr. Walsh on his selection, and we look forward to working with him and the City in the years ahead.

Groundbreaking for Schools in Harlandale ISD

Jasmine Engineering is proud to be Project Manager, Program Manager and Commissioning Authority for Carroll Bell Elementary School and Vestal Elementary School in Harlandale ISD.

Both schools broke ground, and we are eager to continuing working on these projects to see them completed. It’s critical that schools are up-to-date for the children and meet TEA regulations. The schools need to have means and measures for energy conservation indoor air quality. Both schools combined total 120,000 sq. ft. with a guaranteed maximum construction cost of $34 million (GMP). Jasmine Engineering has also saved the district nearly $1.4 million during the pre-construction on both schools combined with more savings to come.

Since 2007 Jasmine Engineering has saved Harlandale ISD over $10 million, which is substantially more than our fee.

We are HIRING!

Here at Jasmine Engineering we welcome and encourage eager minds to join our team!

We are currently seeking an Executive Assistant to Company Executive. 

Immediate opening for full time, experienced Executive Assistant is available to assist chief executive/owner of professional consulting firm with office and personal matters.

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Executive assistant is responsible for anticipating, prioritizing and organizing Executive’s activities, calendar management for meetings, conferences, teleconferences and travel. Additionally, assistant will  conserve executive’s time by fielding incoming calls, reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting/reviewing letters and documents, and record keeping such as expense reports.

Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques

Works with highly confidential information in supporting Executive/Supervisor with client and employee matters. Other duties may be assigned by Executive.

Minimum Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience (minimum two years) as an executive administrative assistant or in other secretarial position. Ability to work independently with consistent attention to detail
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, MS Outlook, Operation of Personal Computer and other basic office equipment: Up-to-date with advancements in office gadgets and applications
  • Proficiency in English – High level verbal and written communications skills including word processing, writing, editing, proofreading and ability to answer/field phone calls professionally.
  • Exemplary organizational, planning and time management skills to multitask and prioritize daily workload in a fast-paced office environment
  • Accounts payable experience
  • Availability in the evening to assist with events after 8 to 5 Business Day
  • Strong sense of integrity, discretion and confidentiality
  • Personal vehicle and current driver’s license
  • High School degree; Individuals with a bachelor’s degree are welcome to apply but a college degree is not required

Jasmine Engineering offers an excellent salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

To apply please send us your resume to jasmine@jasmineengineering.com