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U -- Hot Stick Live Line Training

Notice Date
Notice Type
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Contracting Office
One West Third, Tulsa, OK
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Response Due
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Angela Wall, Contracting Officer, 918-595-6693,angela.wall@swpa.gov;Angela Wall, Contract Specialist, 918-595-6693,
E-Mail Address
Angela Wall, Contract Specialist
Small Business Set-Aside
Total Small Business
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial itemsprepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested in response to this notice and a written solicitation will NOT be issued. This solicitation is being issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Submit only written quotes for RFQ DE-RQ75-10SW10367. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-29. This acquisition is a Small Business Set-Aside. The associated NAICS code is 611911 with a small business size standard of $5 million. This RFQ contains one (1) line item. The line item descriptions is as follows: CLIN 0001 Hot Stick Live Line Training Course for Southwestern Power Administration employees. Vendor will provide 80 hours of classroom instruction and actual hands on training in live-line (hot stick) replacement of insulators, poles, and cross arms on H-Frame 161 kV and 69 kV transmission line wood pole suspension structures to Southwestern Power Administration (Southwestern) transmission line crews. Forty hours will be provided to the transmission line crews in Gore, OK and forty hours to the transmission line crews in Jonesboro, AR. Approximately eight hours will consist of classroom instruction and 32 hours of hands-on training at each location. Work Requirements: The hands-on training will be done on de-energized circuits, with a clearance on the circuit and personal protective grounds installed. Rain will not be considered a reason to suspend the hands-on training; however, lightening storms in the area will cause a cessation of the training until the storm has passed. Deliverables: Certification of employees completing the training. Schedule: Training shall begin on June 21st and end on July 2nd, 2010. Starting times and ending time will be determined by the Craft Superintendents at the Maintenance locations. Travel: Payment of travel and lodging will be based on government rates. Qualifications of Trainer: 1. At least 10 years of experience as a journeyman lineman in the construction and live-line maintenance of high voltage transmission lines. 2. At least 5 years of experiencing supervising line crew in the construction and live-line maintenance of high voltage transmission lines. 3. At least 10 years of experience of instruction of apprentices and journeyman lineman in electrical theory, OSHA rules and regulations, best work practices for line work, classroom instruction, and hands-on instruction. References: Vendor may be asked to provide a list of references names and contact information. Southwestern Will Provide: 1. The necessary classroom facilities, structures and work equipment/tools necessary for the hands-on training. 2. The vendor with engineering drawings of the structures to work on during the hands-on training. The drawings will show the dimensions of the structures and the weights of the cross arms and conductors being supported by the structure. 3. Or the vendor may substitute drawings showing the span distance but not exact weight of the conductor being supported in the span. The weight in the span can be estimated by multiplying the span distance by the weight per foot. 4. Contact names and phone number at Gore, OK and Jonesboro, OK. All quotes must be FOB Destination to include delivery of CLIN 0001. PROVISIONS: The following FAR provisions apply to this solicitation: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation -- Commercial Items (completed as follows): (a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: Technical Capability and Price Technical capability is significantly more important when compared to price. FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (the offeror should include a completed copy of this provision with their quote). CLAUSES: The following FAR clauses apply to this solicitation: FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (to include the following clauses sited): FAR 52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government; FAR 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Aside; FAR 52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns; FAR 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting; FAR 52.219-28, Post-Award Small Business Program Representations; FAR 52.222-3, Convict Labor; FAR 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with authorities and Remedies; 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; FAR 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity; FAR52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans; FAR 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; FAR 52.222-37 Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans; FAR 52.222-39 Notification of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees; FAR 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons; FAR 52.222-54 Employment Eligibility Verification FAR 52.223-9 Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA Designated Products; FAR 52.225-5 Trade Agreements; FAR 52.225-13, Restriction on Certain Foreign Purchases; FAR 52.232-34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Other Than Central Contractor Registration; FAR 52.247-64 Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels. The above Provisions and Clauses may be obtained via internet at http://farsite.hill.af.mil. Quotes must be signed, dated and received no later than March 19, 2010, at 2:00 PM, Central Time at the following address: SUBMIT PROPOSALS TO: Southwestern Power Administration Attn: Angela Wall One West Third Street Tulsa, OK 74103-3502 Please mark the outermost layer of quotes packaging with the solicitation number DE-RQ75-10SW10367. LATE QUOTES: Quotes or modifications of Proposals received at the address above after the exact time specified for receipt of proposals WILL NOT be considered. All contractors must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration database located at http://www.ccr.gov prior to any contract award. Please submit the following information with each quote: Cage Code, DUNS number, Tax Identification Number, Prompt Payment Terms, Delivery Time, GSA Contract Number (if applicable), Date quote expires, warranty, total price for each line item, total proposal price, and technical documentation for CLIN 0001 in sufficient detail to determine technical acceptability. Failure to provide sufficient technical detail may result in rejection of your proposal. For additional information, please contact the Contract Specialist, Angela Wall at 918-595-6693 or by email at angela.wall@swpa.gov.
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