A/E Design Project 629-17-108 Install Leak Detection System
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Department of Veterans Affairs;Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System;Network Contracting Office 16;400 Veterans Avenue;Biloxi MS 39531
A-E Services are being procured in accordance with the Selection of Architects and Engineers Statute (Public Law 92-582), formerly known as the Brooks Act, and implemented in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 36.6. All submissions will be evaluated in accordance with the evaluation criteria listed herein. The Government will not pay, nor reimburse, any costs associated with responding to this request. The Government is under no obligation to award a contract as a result of this announcement. Firms will be selected based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. The NAICS Code for this acquisition is 541310 and the applicable Small Business Size Standard is $7.5M. The area of consideration is RESTRICTED to a 600-mile radius of the VA s Southeast Louisiana VA Health Care System (New Orleans VAMC), 2400 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119, in which either the A/E Firm s Primary or already established Auxiliary/Satellite Office must be located. Note: The 600-mile radius will be measured by one or more of the nationally recognized commercial free on-line mapping services from the Primary or already established Auxiliary/Satellite Office Address to the above VA address (shortest driving distance option). In-order to use the address of an already established Auxiliary/Satellite Office, the A/E Firm must have employees of their firm who are currently (before and at the time of SF330 submission) physically located at the Auxiliary/Satellite Office and are on the A/E s Payroll not employees of an actual or proposed subcontractor or on the payroll of an actual or proposed subcontractor. Contract Award Procedure: The proposed A/E services will be obtained by a Negotiated Firm-Fixed Price Contract. Interested parties shall ensure current Licensing and have a current registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) database at https://www.sam.gov/portal and the Vendor Information Pages database at https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/ as well as have submitted the current cycle VETS-4212 (formerly called VETS-100) Report per the requirements located at https://www.dol.gov/vets/vets4212.htm. Failure of a proposed SDVOSB to be certified by the VA s Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) at the time the SF 330 is submitted shall result in elimination from consideration as a proposed contractor. SDVOSB Requirements: In accordance with VA Notice of Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside, a service disabled veteran-owned small business concern agrees that, in the performance of the contract, at least 50 percent of the cost of personnel for contract performance will be spent for employees of the concern or employees of other service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns. c. Design Costs: All offerors are advised that in accordance with VAAR 836.606-73(a) the total cost of the architect or engineer services contracted for must not exceed 6 percent of the estimated cost of the construction project plus any fees for related services and activities. Additionally, FAR 52.236-22 Design Within Funding Limitations, will be applicable to this procurement action. Design limitation costs will be provided to the most highly rated AE firm selected to complete the design. The magnitude of construction (not design) of this project is between $100,000 and $250,000. SELECTION CRITERIA: The Short Selection Process allowed for in FAR 36.602-5 will be utilized so no Interviews will be conducted. The selection criteria for this acquisition are listed below. Note: Each Evaluation Factor below is to be specifically addressed not only through the submission of the SF330s but also in Narrative Format to clearly show how each Evaluation Factor is formally addressed. Professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of required services. 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. Specific experience and qualifications of personnel proposed for assignment to the project and their record of working together as a team. Capacity to accomplish the work in the required time. Please include information concerning current workload, workload in-place but yet to be started, and workload anticipated for the next 12 months. Please specifically address how this requirement would be met when the above workload is taken into consideration. Quality Control Program with specific demonstrated results of reducing design errors and/or omissions. (6) Past performance on contracts with Government agencies and private industry in terms of cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules. Please address each of these areas individually. The Government reserves the right to also check any applicable data bases for information concerning Past Performance on contracts. (7) Location in the general geographical area of the project and knowledge of the locality of the project. (8) Complete record of all Design Estimates versus Actual Bid Results on all construction projects bid out within the past 5 years of the SF330 due date for this requirement. (9) Reputation and standing of the firm and its principal officials with respect to professional performance, general management, and cooperativeness. (10) Record of any claims against the firm. This includes, but is not limited to, improper or incomplete architectural and engineering services. SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENT: This project is a 100% set-aside for Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) concerns under VAAR 852.219-10, VA Notice of Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside (Dec 2009). All original Standard Form (SF) 330 packages and Narrative Information shall be submitted to: VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System Network Contracting Office (NCO) 16 Attn: Bill Geary Reference No.: 36C25619R0019 400 Veterans Ave, Bldg. T-102, Rm A106 Biloxi, MS 39531 (a) All SF 330 submissions shall be clearly marked with the subject line displaying the Solicitation Number 36C25619R0019. The SF 330 may be downloaded from www.gsa.gov/forms. Completed SF 330 s shall include the primary firms, subcontractor firms, and any consultants expected to be used on the project. All submissions shall be in black and white no color submissions please. (b) Firms that meet the requirements listed in this announcement are invited to submit four (4) hard copies of the completed SF 330 including Parts I and II as described herein and one CD-ROM of the SF 330 submittal as a single pdf file, to the above address no later than 4:00 P.M. (local) on Monday, January 14, 2019. FAX AND/OR E-MAIL SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Late submission/proposal rules found in FAR 15.208 will be followed for submittals/proposals not received by the exact date and time listed above. (c) Interested firms shall address each of the ten (10) Selection Criteria in their SF 330 s and additional documents/submittals. Interested firms shall limit the Narrative Information to support all ten (10) Evaluation Factors to ten (10) pages total (beyond the SF330s). Any additional Narrative Information past ten (10) pages total will not be considered. Failure to provide Narrative Information to support each of the ten (10) Evaluation Factors may negatively affect the interested firms Factor(s) Rating and subsequently their Overall Rating and Standing. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. THERE ARE NO SOLICITATION DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE. This is a request for SF 330 s Architect/Engineer Qualifications packages only. Any requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. This requirement is subject to Availability of Funds. PROJECT INFORMATION: Department of Veterans Affairs Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System A/E Services for Leak Detection System 2400 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 Firm Fixed Price Contract Statement of Work 1-June-2018 GENERAL GUIDANCE Title of Project: Design of A/E Services for Leak Detection System at the VA Medical Center, 2400 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 Scope of Work: The Contractor (A/E, Architect Engineer) shall provide all labor, supervision and resources required to achieve the following: Complete the design, selection, spot testing, construction documents and construction period services for a water leak detection system on the VA campus, including, but not limited to the following: Researching a variety of leak detection and reporting systems; Spot testing of several systems; Preparing construction documents for the selected system with location of remote sensors and main controllers and reporting system; Preparing cost estimates for complete systems; Providing construction/installation period services. The Contractor (A/E, Architect Engineer) shall deliver the requirements as specified in this statement of work. The Contractor (A/E, Architect Engineer) for this design shall provide all necessary investigation, recommendation for spot testing of detection system types, development of specifications, development of cost estimates, development of construction documents, and contract administration for the execution of the project referenced above. The A/E shall review all product submittals for construction plan compliance, offer recommendations to the VA concerning all submittals, conduct site visits, review requests for information (RFI), maintain and produce accurate post construction documents for submission to the VA. This design shall include all site development services and construction services necessary to complete the improvement tasks described herein. Work shall occur for the following location: Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, 2400 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 Background: The goal of this project is to provide the above described project delivering a water leak detection system which quickly and accurately reports water leaks through a system of sensors, repeaters, hard-wired or wi-fi signals to the facility s Central Control Room in the Central Energy Plant. Performance Period: The Contractor (A/E, Architect Engineer) shall complete all designs and documents required under this SOW in 180 calendar days of issuance of the Notice-To-Proceed. Work shall begin no later than ten (10) calendar days after receipt of the Notice-To-Proceed. Work at the Government site is permissible on Federal holidays or weekends, but subject to approval by Contracting Officer s Representative (COR) and/or the Contracting Officer (CO). Recognized Federal Holidays: New Year s Day, January 1* Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Third Monday in January Washington s Birthday (President s Day), Third Monday in February Memorial Day, Fourth Monday in May Independence Day, July 4* Labor Day, First Monday in September Columbus Day, October 12* Veterans Day, November 11* Thanksgiving, Fourth Thursday in November Christmas, December 25* *Note: Federal Holidays that fall on a Saturday will be observed the Friday prior. Holidays that fall on a Sunday will be observed the Monday following. Construction period services, such as site visits for specific tasks that cannot be completed during regular work hours (7:30 am 4:00 pm), may be required as part of this contract. The Contractor (A/E, Architect Engineer) shall also complete preconstruction, construction and post construction period services upon the completion of the design. The current estimated construction time frame is 180 calendar days, but is subject to change based on final design. This does not include the solicitation period required for bidding the construction of this project. Type of Contract: This contract shall be a firm-fixed price. Cost Range: The anticipated total cost range (estimated cost of construction) for this project is between $100,000 and $250,000. NOTE: THIS NOTICE WAS NOT POSTED TO FEDBIZOPPS ON THE DATE INDICATED IN THE NOTICE ITSELF (12-DEC-2018); HOWEVER, IT DID APPEAR IN THE FEDBIZOPPS FTP FEED ON THIS DATE. PLEASE CONTACT 877-472-3779 or firstname.lastname@example.org REGARDING THIS ISSUE.
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