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Facilities-Construction Professional Services

Welcome to San Diego Unified School District’s Facilities Planning and Construction department’s professional services page where you can find information on professional service contract procurements, incumbent service provider information, and helpful links for companies seeking to do business with the District.

The District strives to contract with the following trained, experienced, and competent professional consultants: architectural, landscape architectural, engineering, environmental, land surveying, and construction project management services. Most Professional Service Providers DO NOT Need to be Pre-Qualified.


Professional service providers can work with the District in multiple ways. Through:

  1. Direct-award agreements with the District.
  2. Agreements awarded through an RFQ/RFSQ/RFP.
  3. Subconsulting with firms holding active District agreements.

Check out the District's listing of active professional services providers here:  FPC Professional Services Vendor Listing.

Explore the types of professional services below and decide which approach aligns best with your business.


The District acquires the following facilities-related professional services:
(This list is not exhaustive and is subject to change.)

Architectural Services

  • Architects
  • Landscape Architects

Engineering Services

  • Civil Engineering and Land Surveying
  • Division of the State Architect (DSA) Inspectors & Non-DSA Inspectors
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering:
    • California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
    • Preliminary Endangerment Assessment (PEA) & Removal Action Work Plans (RAW)
    • Hazardous Materials Consultants
    • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Consultant
  • Geotechnical Engineering & Construction Materials Testing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Safety & Industrial Hygiene
  • Structural Engineering

Capital Bond Supplemental Support Services

  • Project Management (PM)
  • Construction Management (CM)
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC)
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialists
  • Oracle/Primavera Database Analysts
  • Program Controls Specialists
  • Systems Specialists
  • Technical Writers
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilots



For a list of the District’s architects, engineers, and other professional service providers with their respective contact information, click here: FPC Professional Services Vendor Listing or reach out to Najwa Farace, Contracts Administration Supervisor at [email protected] or (858) 522-5833. 


Past and current agreements and contracts with the San Diego Unified School District can be accessed through keyword searches on BoardDocs.

To be notified of advertised professional services solicitations, ensure that your firm is registered on PlanetBids.  


For Real Estate matters such as developer fees payment, please visit Real Estate and Rentals - San Diego Unified School District.

For solicitation reminders and invitations to District business outreach and networking events, join the District’s Business Outreach Database! Click here to fill out the form.

Professional services procurement follows California Government Code sections 4525 et seq. and 53060 and California Education Code sections 17596 and 81644. Request for Qualifications (RFQ), Request for Statement of Qualifications (RFSQ), Request for Qualifications and Proposals (RFQP) may be issued every two to five years to solicit qualified firms. Upon selection through RFQ/RFSQ or other means such as a direct negotiation and approval of agreement by the District's Board of Education, firms are issued a Notice to Proceed (NTP) to commence work on specific projects.  District professional service solicitations are advertised in the Daily Journal and PlanetBids™.

The District operates under a structured procurement process to enlist professional services essential for fulfilling its bond program mission. These services encompass a broad spectrum of expertise and are vital for the successful execution of various projects and initiatives. Make sure you are enrolled as a vendor in PlanetBids to be notified of District solicitations.