Miami-Dade County’s Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) operates both the Metrorail (heavy rail) and Metromover (People Mover) system. For the Metromover, Shimmick managed the negotiation of a sole source contract with the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), Bombardier. The Metromover fleet was delivered on time and within budget.
For the fleet of 136 new Metrorail fleet vehicles Shimmick developed technical and commercial specifications and RFP documentation; issued the RFP on behalf of the County, answered proposer questions, prepared the proposal evaluation plan, procedures and associated documents, supported the negotiation process, and prepared the award documents for Board approval. After award, Shimmick was awarded a contract change to act as Program Manager providing professional services oversight of the design, manufacture, vehicle and subsystem qualification testing, manufacturing inspections, acceptance testing, safety certification, and commissioning of the new Metrorail fleet into revenue service.