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C -- AE Replace Bldg 100 Generators, Controls and Fuel Polishing - Attachment

Notice Date
Notice Type
541330 — Engineering Services
Contracting Office
Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 8 (248);Room 328, Bldg. 2;10,000 Bay Pines Blvd;Bay Pines FL 33744
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Response Due
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Chris LaShure
Small Business Set-Aside
Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE AND REQUEST FOR STANDARD FORM (SF) 330s ARCHITECT-ENGINEER (A/E) QUALIFICATION PACKAGES ONLY. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS. This request is a 100% Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Set Aside. All information needed to submit SF330 Documents is contained herein. No solicitation package, technical information, or bidder/plan holder list will be issued. Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) 36.6 (Brooks Act) Selection Procedures Apply. The A/E Sources listed herein is being procured in accordance with Brooks Act (Public Law 92-582) as implemented in FAR 36.6 and VAAR 836.6. All submissions will be evaluated in accordance with (IAW) the evaluation criteria identified in paragraph 3 (three) Selection Criteria. Firms deemed to be the most highly qualified, after initial source selection, will be chosen for interviews. Firms will be selected based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work as submitted. Firms that design or prepare specifications in conjunction with this contract are prohibited from participating on any future construction contracts based on those documents. For a SDVOSB to be considered as a prospective contractor, the firm must be verified and registered in the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) Vendor Information Pages (VIP) VETBIZ (www.vip.vetbiz.gov) and registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database (www.sam.gov) at time of submission of their SF330s. Failure of a prospective SDVOSB to be verified by the Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) at the time the SF330 is submitted shall result in elimination from consideration. All Joint Ventures (JV) must be CVE verified at time of submission and submit an agreement that comply with 13CFR 125.15 prior to contract award. In order to assure compliance with FAR Clauses 52.219-27 Notice of Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Set-Aside, 52.219-14(b)(1) Limitations on Subcontracting and VAAR 852.219-10, VA Notice of Total Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Set-Aside, all firms submitting a SF330 for this Source Sought Notice are required to indicate what percentage of the cost of contract performance are to be expended on the concerns employees and in which discipline(s) and percentage of cost of contract percentage to be expended (and in what disciplines) by any other consultant/subcontracted or otherwise used small or large business entity(s). Any consultant, subcontractor, or otherwise business entity(s) used must be identified by name, office location and size/type of business (i.e. SDVOSB, VOSB, 8(a), small, large, etc.). Failure to provide this information will deem the firm s SF 330 submittal as nonresponsive and preclude further evaluation process. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) for this procurement is 541330 Engineering Services and the annual small business size standard is $15M. The future project s construction estimate is between $2,000,000 and $5,000,000. The anticipated award date of the construction phase of the project is unknown. The anticipated award date of the proposed A/E contract for design is on or before May 1, 2018. PROJECT OVERVIEW General: Furnish all necessary professional services, equipment, labor materials, supervision, tools, testing, and specialty services (i.e. Industrial Hygienist, Asbestos Contractor, TAB Contractor, Commissioning, etc.) to provide evaluation, design, construction documents, and construction/post construction period services for Project 516-16-603 Replace Bldg. 100 Generators, Controls and Fuel Polishing. A/E shall complete the following in accordance with professional standard practices and VA standards to provide the following basic design and administration services: Project Scope: This work will include but not be limited to: Room 1F116: Remove five (5) existing 600kw generators, exhaust, associated above ground fuel storage and delivery systems, louvers, controls, alarm panels, conduit, and all support structures and apparatus associated with the existing generators, fuel supplies, and controls. Install five (5) new 750kw generators, exhaust, above ground fuel storage and delivery systems, louvers, controls, alarm panels, fuel supplies and controls, and all associated support structures and apparatus for new generators. Install new fuel polishing system. New fuel polishing system shall: Serve the 4-30K gal underground fuel tanks. Capture an existing fuel line serving the boiler plant. Include isolation valves. Room 1F101 Remove alarm panel serving the existing generators. Install a new alarm panel to serve the new generators A/E FIRM SELECTION Firms responding to this announcement by submitting a qualifying SF 330, before closing date and time will be considered for initial selection evaluation. Following initial evaluation of SF 330s received firms that are considered the mostly highly qualified to provide the type of services required; will be selected for interviews/discussions/negotiations. Selected firms will be notified by telephone or email of selection and provided further instructions. Selection and evaluation of firms shall be made based on SF 330 submissions and direct responses to the selection criteria identified herein. Failure to address all selection criteria will result in a decreased rating. SF 330s will be evaluated to determine the most highly qualified firm based on the criteria responses. Evaluating past performance and experience may include information provided by the firm, customer inquiries, Government databases, and Contracting Officer (CO) knowledge of current project performance. Failure to provide requested data, accessible points of contact or valid phone numbers could result in a firm being considered less qualified. All projects identified on the SF 330 must be completed by the office/branch/individual team member performing the work under this contract. SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection will be based on the following criteria which are provided in descending order of importance Professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of required performance of required service and working together as a team (in house and/or consultant(s)). The firm, and A/E on staff, representing the project and signing/stamping drawings in each discipline must be licensed to practice in the State of Florida under Florida State Law requirements. Provide Professional License numbers and or proof of License. Provide a balanced licensed workforce to include, but not limited to, the following disciplines. Project Management. Safety and Fire Protection Engineer (SFPE) as Certified Independent Third Party (CITP). Architectural/Structural Mechanical Electrical Civil Environmental Specialized experience and technical competence in the type of work required, including, where appropriate, experience in energy conservation, pollution prevention, waste reduction, and the use of recovered materials, production of Life Safety/Fire Protection plans, production of quality designs as evidenced by a Quality Control Program, Warehouse, Logistics and/or VA Hospital environment, phasing, cost estimating effectiveness, i.e., on-time/within budget, and compliance with established VA Construction Program Requirements located at http://www.cfm.va.gov/til/spec.asp. Specific experience and qualifications of personnel proposal for assignment to the project and their record of working together as a team. The selected A/E should have previous experience in the design of generators, controls, and fuel polishing systems within healthcare facilities and provide documentation of a least two (2) design projects of this nature with references, names and phone numbers. Capacity to accomplish work in the required time. Firms must address and demonstrate capacity to execute this project, to include the capacity of key personnel available and dedicated to complete the project, within mandated schedules. Past Performance on contracts with Government agencies and private industry in terms of cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules. Past Performance will be based on CPARS/ACASS ratings and other data presented by the offeror or as determined by the Government. The evaluation of this factor will be based on past performance from the previous five (5) years. Location in general geographical area of the project and Knowledge of the locality of the project; (It is expected that your SF 330 submittal will show your knowledge of the locality project). SDVOSB firms desiring consideration must have a working office (corporate HQ/branch office) located within 250 miles from the VA Medical Center, Bay Pines, FL. (Determination of mileage eligibility will be based on www.mapquest.com). Reputation and standing of the firm and its principal officials with respect to professional performance, general management, and cooperativeness (Awards, Outstanding Merits, Recommendations). Record of significant claims against the firm because of improper or incomplete architectural and engineering services. SUBMISSION CRITERIA/REQUIREMENTS Interested firms having the capability to perform this work must submit: ONE (1) ELECTRONIC SF 330, including Parts I and II, and attachments (if any) electronically to chris.lashure@va.gov no later than 3:00 PM, Eastern on March 23, 2018. All SF 330 submissions shall be clearly indicated in subject line, displaying the RFP number and project title (abbreviated and shortened is okay), Size limits of emails are limited to 5MB. If more than one email is sent, please number emails in Subject line as 1 of 2, 2 of 2 etc. Example: SF 330 Submission, 36C24818R0084 Replace Bldg. 100 Generator, Controls, and Fuel Polishing at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center, Bay Pines, FL. SF 330 submissions received after March 23, 2018 will not be considered and will be handled IAW FAR 15.208(b). All SF 330 submissions must include the following information either on the SF 330 or by accompanying document: Cage Code Dun & Bradstreet Number Tax ID Number The Email address and Phone number of the Primary Point of Contact. REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION (RFI) ON THIS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE: All RFIs shall be submitted to chris.lashure@va.gov. Phone inquiries will not be accepted. RFI s must be received no later than, 5:00 PM Eastern on March 2, 2018. The firm and/or principals representing the project must be licensed in the State of Florida IAW State law and must meet all licensing requirements to sign and seal drawings. Examples of information resources are: http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dppr/pro/division/servicesthatrequirealicense_architect.html Florida Professional Engineering Certificate of Authorization http://www.fbpe.org/licensure/application-process/certificate-of-authorization-ca NCARB rules for all States and PR/VI on architectural licensing By responding to the Notice, you are acknowledging that your company meets the status requirements as a SDVOSB concern, as established by 38 CFR Part 74.
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Place of Performance
Address: C.W. Bill Young Veteran Affairs Medical Center;10000 Bay Pines Blvd.;Bay Pines, FL
Zip Code: 33744
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