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VISN 12 Fire Protection IDIQ NTE $2M, 5 yrs RFI - Request for SF 330s

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Document Type:SRCSGT
Posted Date:Sep 23, 2020
Category: Architect and Engineering Services - Construction
Set Aside:N/A

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Page 1 of Page 1 of REQUEST FOR SF330 VISN 12 INDEFINITE DELIVERY/INDEFINITE QUANTITY CONTRACT FOR FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING SERVICES 36C25220Q0866 INTRODUCTION: THIS IS A TOTAL 100% SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS (SDVOSB) SET-ASIDE in accordance with Public Law 109-461. This is a Request for SF330s for Architect/Engineer (A/E) Fire Protection Engineering (FPE) Professional Services for a single award Firm-Fixed Price, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract that encompasses a broad range of Fire Protection Engineering (FPE) Professional Services to be rendered at each of the eight (8) Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMC) within Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 12. The eight (8) VISN 12 VAMCs are: Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain, Michigan VA Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Capt. James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago, Illinois Edwards Hines Jr. VA Hospital in Hines, Illinois VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville, Illinois Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois Services may also be required at the Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) affiliated with the medical centers. During the contract period, the VISN Safety & Health Manager and/or Facility Manager Staff will identify projects for task orders (TO) that will be issued by the Contracting Officer (CO). The CO has the right to withdraw a proposed TO before and after the receipt of the Contractor s proposal for the requested TO. The IDIQ Contract shall include an overall five (5) year ordering period based on the five (5) year forecast for Fire Protection Engineering (FPE) Professional Services. The minimum individual task order for this Contract shall be $2,000, and the minimum guaranteed amount for this Contract shall be $2,000. The total of individual TOs placed against this Contract shall not exceed $2,000,000.00. This requirement is a 100% total set aside for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). The awarded firm is expected to meet the requirements in FAR clause 52.219-14 and VAAR 852.219-10: Limitations on Subcontracting (JULY 2019) and compliance will be monitored throughout contract performance. By submission of an offer and execution of a contract, the Offeror/Contractor agrees that in performance of the contract, at least 50 percent of the cost of contract performance incurred for personnel shall be expended for employees of the awarded AE firm. The North American Industry Classification Code (NAICS) for this procurement is 541330 - Engineering Services & small business size standard of $16.5 Million applies. Award is subject to the availability of funds. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. NO SOLICITATION PACKAGE WILL BE ISSUED via beta.SAM website. A request for proposal will be issued directly to the top-rated firm for which negotiations will commence in accordance with FAR Part 36.606. The anticipated A/E design services, to be awarded, will be procured in accordance with the Selection of Architects and Engineers Act (Public Law 92-582), Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 36.6, and VA Acquisition Regulation 836.6. Period of Performance: Five-Year Ordering Period Contract Type: Firm-Fixed-Price IDIQ Estimated Magnitude of Construction: Individual task orders will be established for a minimum of $2,000 and a maximum of $500,000.00. Contract Ceiling: $2,000,000.00 NAICS Code: 541330 - Engineering Services Size Standard: $16.5 Million VETBIZ & SAM: In accordance with VAAR 819.7003, at the time of SF330 submission and prior to award of any contract, the offeror must represent to the contracting officer that it is a (1) SDVOSB eligible firm; (2) Small business concern under the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to the acquisition; and (3) SDVOSB listed as verified in VIP at: https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov. Additionally, all eligible firms must be registered and current in the System for Award Management (SAM) database in order to be evaluated and eligible for contract award. If the firm is not registered in SAM, you may register online at https://www.sam.gov. EVALUATION FACTORS: Selection criteria will be based on the following factors, in descending order of importance, in accordance with FAR 36.602-1 and VAAR 836.602-1. Professional Qualifications of Team Proposed - Background of firm and key personnel (Project Manager, Principal, and other key personnel) provided in the SF330. Previous Experience of Proposed Team - Provide the specific experience and qualifications of the personnel proposed for healthcare facility projects, including Life Safety Assessment with TJC Statement of Conditions preparation, Fire Protection System design, submittal review and third party design review projects and their record of working together as a team. Firms Capacity - Describe the firms ability to accomplish the work in the required time, including the possibility of one or more projects simultaneously. Indicate the firms present workload and the availability of the project team, for the specified contract performance period. Demonstrate the estimating effectiveness for ten of the firms most recent bid fire protection projects. Past Performance - Past performance on contracts with government agencies in terms of cost control, quality of work and compliance with performance schedules. Management Plan - Reputation and standing of the firm and its principal officials with respect to professional performance, general management, and cooperativeness. Specialized Experience of Team - Specialized experience with providing Fire Protection engineering services for health care facilities and specifically Veterans Administration Medical Centers. Submit separate example projects (10 each) that demonstrate the firms experience in Life Safety Assessment/SOC, fire alarm design, fire sprinkler design and code consulting projects within the last 10 years. Miscellaneous Experience - Address experiences from the projects listed in the SF330 in regard to: (1) CADD and other computer applications; (2) value engineering; (3) life cycle cost analyses; (4) infection control; (5) asbestos fireproofing and fast track construction. Insurance and Litigation - Address the types and amounts of liability insurance carried. Identify all litigation against the firm because of improper or incomplete architectural and engineering services over the last ten years and its outcomes. PLEASE NOTE: The AE Evaluation Board must be provided with complete and accurate information for ALL evaluation factors above in order to rank interested and eligible firms. Therefore, the AE firm must expand upon, as it deems necessary, on any evaluation factor not well demonstrated or addressed with Part 1A to Part IG and Part II of the SF330. The AE firm shall use Part IH and/or use additional sheets to supplement/address all evaluation factors to clearly demonstrate its qualifications. Additionally, keep in mind the submission requirement restrictions outlined below when addressing evaluation factors. SELECTION PROCESS: In accordance with FAR 36.6, SF330s will be evaluated by the evaluation board using the evaluation factors identified in this announcement. After SF330s have been evaluated, discussions/interviews will be held with at least three of the most highly qualified firms. After discussions conclude, the evaluation board will evaluate the qualifications of the firms using the same evaluation factors, taking into consideration both the SF330 submission and subsequent discussions, to select the most preferred firm from the firms considered to be the most highly qualified. Negotiations will then begin with the most preferred firm. LIMITS ON SUBCONTRACTING: In accordance with VAAR 852.219-10 VA Notice of Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside under 852.219-10(a)(1)(v), it states: The business will comply with subcontracting limitations in 13 CFR 125.6, as applicable. For clarification, 13 CFR 125.6 states in the case of a contract for services (except construction), it (i.e. SDVOSB) will not pay more than 50% of the amount paid by the government to it to firms that are not similarly situated. Any work that a similarly situated subcontractor further subcontracts will count towards the 50% subcontract amount that cannot be exceeded. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Interested and eligible firms should submit their current SF330 as follows: One (1) electronic pdf copy via email to lynn.vandervelde@va.gov a. See acceptable electron information below; b. Size limitation is 10MB per email; 2) Four (4) paper hard copies mailed to: Department of Veterans Affairs Great Lakes Acquisition Center (GLAC) 115 S. 84th Street, Suite 101 Milwaukee, WI 53214-1476 ATTN: Lynn Vander Velde, Contracting Specialist The SF330s are due on October 23, 2020 at 3:30 PM (Local time). Acceptable electronic formats (software) for submission of SF330 packages: (a) Files readable using the current Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF); (b) Files in Adobe PDF Files: When scanning documents scanner resolution should be set to 200 dots per inch, or greater; (c) SF330s shall be provided on standard letter size 8-1/2 by 11-inch paper, limited to a maximum of fifty (50), single-sided, single-spaced, and numbered pages. If more than fifty (50) single-sided pages are submitted, all pages after fifty (50) pages may not be evaluated. The font for text shall be Times New Roman 12-point or larger; (d) Please note that we can no longer accept .zip files due to increasing security concerns. The SF330 can be downloaded through the GSA Forms Library at: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/type/TOP, type in SF330 in the Find a Form block and click on search. No Fax Responses will be accepted: personal visits for discussing this announcement will not be entertained or scheduled. Questions may be directed only by e-mail to lynn.vandervelde@va.gov and Anne.Vossler@va.gov. VA Primary Point of Contact: Lynn Vander Velde, NCO 12 Contracting Specialist, lynn.vandervelde@va.gov. Attachment 1 SOW for VISN 12 Fire Protection Engineering Services Additional information on the attached document: Description of Tasks Procedures Qualifications Deliverables Performance Metrics Physical Security and Safety Requirements

Original Point of Contact

POC Lynn Vander Velde, Contracting Specialist, Contractor, Phone: Anne Vossler, Contracting Officer, Fax: anne.vossler@va.govTO null

Place of Performance

US Department of Veteran Affairs William S. Middleton VA Memorial Hospital 2500 Overlook Terrace, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 53705, USA
53705, USA
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