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NY Ports Seek Structural Coating Expert

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has issued an RFP for a variety of ongoing professional structural coatings consulting services.

Bids will be opened Sept. 17 for the one-year contract (calendar year 2013), which has an option for three one-year extensions.

The Request for Proposal seeks on-call coatings consulting services related to steel structures at any of the Authority bridges, tunnels, airports, marine ports, railway, or other facilities as part of the Port Authority’s Materials Engineering Consultant Program.

Requirements and Credentials

The consultant must have on staff:

  • Two NACE Level 3-certified inspectors;
  • One professional engineer licensed in New York;
  • One professional engineer licensed in New Jersey; and
  • One SSPC Protective Coating Specialist.

Contract services may include:

  • Inspection of shop-coating work;
  • Existing coating condition surveys;
  • Proposing painting priorities for structures;
  • Preparing specs;
  • Failure analysis;
  • Hazardous material testing; and
  • Reviewing containment plans

About the Port Authority

Established in 1921, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey conceives, builds, operates and maintains infrastructure critical to the New York/New Jersey region's trade and transportation network.



Port Authority of NY and NJ

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey owns a variety of facilities.
Its earliest structures included the George Washington Bridge and the Lincoln Tunnel.

These facilities include America's busiest airport system, marine terminals and ports, the PATH rail transit system, six tunnels and bridges between New York and New Jersey, the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan, and the World Trade Center.

The district is centered on New York Harbor and includes about 1,500 square miles from both states.

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