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ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN SERVICES

National Research Council | Published May 29, 2015  -  Deadline September 7, 2015
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The purpose of this Request for Standing Offer (RFSO) is to pre-qualify three (3) Architectural firms (hereinafter referred to as the Proponent) who could be called upon to complete work on an “as and when required” basis. Depending on the nature of the particular call-up, the services required of the Proponent could include some or all of the following: · Condition inspection, assessment and reporting · Consult with client to determine functional and spatial requirements of project · Feasibility studies · Preparation of cost estimates · Preparation of project schedules · Architectural design services including: o Prepare information regarding design, structure specifications, materials, color, and equipment o Develop conceptual ideas for buildings and structures, then turn those concepts into the designs and plans that are used to guide the building process o Designing to Workplace 2.0 standards · Direct activities and/or work closely with a team of other professional consultants or NRC Engineering Construction Office staff engaged in preparing drawings and specification documents · Code analysis · Contract document preparation including drawings and specifications · Tender coordination · Site inspection · Shop drawing review · Technical support during construction · Electronic “as-built” record documentation

Naval Architecture - Design Services

Public Works and Government Services Canada | Published January 9, 2017
Winner
3GA Marine Ltd
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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Notification Method: Source List Contract Award Procedure (Procurement Strategy): Best Overall  Proposal GSIN Description:  Naval Architecture - Design Services Quantity: 1

Customer Experience Architecture, Design & Implementation

Canadian Tourism Commission | Published October 20, 2015
Winner
Modern Craft, Inc.
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The purpose of this Negotiated Request for Proposal (the “NRFP”) is to solicit one or more proposals for the following: Scope 1: Strategic Development of a Customer Experience Architecture (Primary Goal); Scope 2: User Experience and User Interface Design for the B2C Consumer Site; and Scope 3: Implementation of the Architecture and Build of the Website. CTC at its discretion may evaluate proposals singularly that meet each of the objectives defined above or collectively in order to determine which proposal or combination of proposals best meets its requirements. See Statement of Work (Section C) for detailed requirements.

Customer Experience Architecture, Design & Implementation

Canadian Tourism Commission | Published April 10, 2015  -  Deadline January 5, 2015
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The purpose of this Negotiated Request for Proposal (the “NRFP”) is to solicit one or more proposals for the following: Scope 1: Strategic Development of a Customer Experience Architecture (Primary Goal); Scope 2: User Experience and User Interface Design for the B2C Consumer Site; and Scope 3: Implementation of the Architecture and Build of the Website. CTC at its discretion may evaluate proposals singularly that meet each of the objectives defined above or collectively in order to determine which proposal or combination of proposals best meets its requirements. See Statement of Work (Section C) for detailed requirements.

IT Security Architecture, Design and Implementation Professional Services

Employment and Social Development Canada | Published October 6, 2015  -  Deadline October 26, 2015
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NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROCUREMENT (NPP) TASK BASED INFORMATICS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES (TBIPS) GSIN: D302A ADP SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT SERVICES Solicitation Number: 100001803 Organization Name: Employment and Social Development Canada – Innovation, Information and Technology Branch Solicitation Date: 2015-10-05 Closing Date: 2015-10-26 14:00 (EDT) Anticipated Start Date: 2015-12-01 Estimated Delivery Date: Ongoing Estimate Level of Effort: 200-230 days per resource Contract Duration: The contract period will be for three (3) years from the date of contract. Solicitation Method: Competitive Applicable Trade Agreements: WTO-AGP, NAFTA, AIT Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement Applies: No Number of Contracts: 1 Requirement Details Tendering Procedure: Selective Tendering This requirement is open only to those TBIPS Supply Arrangement Holders who qualified under Tier 1 for services in the National Capital Region for the following categories: One (1) Level 2 Technical Architect One (1) Level 3 Technology Architect One (1) Level 3 Strategic IT Security Planning and Protection Consultant Bidders must submit a bid for all resource categories The following SA Holders have been invited to submit a proposal: AvalerisCistel Technology Inc.CSI Consulting Inc., FoxWise Technologies Inc., DWP Solutions Inc., Innovision Consulting Inc., in Joint VentureDalian Enterprises and Coradix Technology Consulting, in Joint VentureErnst & Young LLP.General Dynamics Canada LimitedIbiska Telecom Inc.IPSS INC.Makwa Resourcing Inc. TPG Technology Consulting Ltd. In Joint VentureMaplesoft Consulting Inc.Modis Canada IncOrbis Risk Consulting Inc.Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLPSomos Consulting Group Ltd.TeraMach Technologies Inc.TRM Technologies Inc. Description of Work: The scope of work under this Contract will include, but is not limited to, the following: Supporting the creation of an IT Security centre of excellence – establish IT Security policy framework, performing gap analysis vs. peer Departments/CSEC/TBS, developing policies and standards, assisting with defining roles and responsibilities across the organization and its IT service delivery partner in Shared Services Canada (SSC);Assisting with the investigation and assessment of security incident and event monitoring (SIEM) technologies, working with SSC to expose their existing capabilities, future directions, performing gap analyze, delivering a recommendation and preparing for a proof of concept next fiscal year;Assisting with requirements gathering and capability assessment/roadmapping for infrastructure vulnerability management across two phases; first focused on devices ESDC manages, i.e. desktops, printers, etc. and then expanding to SSC managed devices and environments, including the integration with any existing tools and processes;Supporting the identity, credential and access management (ICAM) activities including assisting with the design and implementation of enhanced directory synchronization capabilities that will integrate with the Department’s new human resources and finance platforms; andSupporting the ICAM activities specifically related to integrating and automating internal processes and self-service capabilities with those being developed by the Email Transformation Initiative (ETI). Security Requirement: Common PS SRCL #19 applies Minimum Corporate Security Required: Secret Minimum Resource Security Required: Secret Contract Authority Name: Martine A Lamarche Phone Number: 819-654-5936 Email Address: NC-SOLICITATIONS-GD@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca Inquiries Inquiries regarding this RFP requirement must be submitted to the Contracting Authority named above. Request for Proposal (RFP) documents will be e-mailed directly from the Contracting Authority to the Qualified Supply Arrangement Holders who are being invited to bid on this requirement. BIDDERS ARE ADVISED THAT “BUYANDSELL.GC.CA” IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF SOLICITATION DOCUMENTS. The Crown retains the right to negotiate with any supplier on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language. NOTE: Task‐Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) Method of Supply is refreshed three (3) times per year.If you wish to find out how you can be a “Qualified SA Holder”, please contact RCNMDAI.‐NCRIMOS@pwgsc.gc.ca

Project Management Support for Tel Aviv Chancery Relocation

Foreign Affairs, Trade And Development (Department Of) | Published February 25, 2016
Winner
Margolin Bros. Engineering & Consulting Ltd.
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A.   PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND LOCATION  The Government of Canada, through Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, is planning to relocate the Embassy of Canada in Tel Aviv and the official residence of the Ambassador of Canada to Israel, to a new stand-alone site. The new facility will have a gross area of approximately 2450 square meters, excluding below grade parking and additional service space.  B.   GENERAL SERVICE REQUIREMENTS  The Contractor shall provide Project Management Support Services (PMSS) for the above referenced Project as detailed herein. The Contractor shall perform the required services, in Tel Aviv, Israel, under the direction of the Departmental Representative.  Team resources will be stationed in Israel.  The PMSS will provide support to DFATD throughout the project phases including feasibility, design, construction and commissioning.  These services will include: architectural studies and test fit diagrams for potential sites, feasibility reports and risk assessments, coordination of efforts to satisfy municipal regulatory requirements, building condition reports, advice with respect to Architecture and Engineering consultant solicitation process, design review support, advice with respect to construction contractor selection process, full time resident site liaison services during construction, and commissioning support.  It should be noted that while these services include elements of architectural design, this solicitation is not for services as the Prime Architecture and Engineering Consultant.  The successful proponent of this solicitation will not be eligible to bid as the Prime Architecture and Engineering Consultant.   C.   TEAM ORGANIZATION  The Contractor team must include the capacity to provide expertise from the following local professions: architectural services, engineering services, security consulting, heritage and conservation, and building and zoning permit consultation on an “as and when required basis”.  The Contractor will provide DFATD timely advice on the relative merits and potential constraints of alternative sites during feasibility and concept design, and provide expertise and local liaison during design and construction.  The Contractor must have a local team that is ready to provide professional services in the following roles under the direction of the Project Manager for the duration of the project on an as and when required basis:  Architect Civil Engineer  Structural Engineer Mechanical Engineer Electrical Engineer Security Consultant Heritage Architect Building Permit Consultant Resident Site Liaison  D.   SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS  To qualify, Proponents must meet the Mandatory Requirements set out in the RFP.  Proposals not meeting the Mandatory Requirements will not be given any further consideration.  Submissions meeting the Mandatory Requirements shall be evaluated according to the criteria and point rating set out in the RFP.  E.   RFP DOCUMENTS FROM GETS  Proponents shall order from GETS the Request for Proposals (RFP) documents which include the Draft Contract.  Proponents may reference the Request for Proposals (RFP) for information on the evaluation and selection process.

Project Management Support for Tel Aviv Chancery Relocation

Department of Foreign Affairs Trade and Development | Published May 25, 2015  -  Deadline February 7, 2015
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A. PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND LOCATION The Government of Canada, through Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, is planning to relocate the Embassy of Canada in Tel Aviv and the official residence of the Ambassador of Canada to Israel, to a new stand-alone site. The new facility will have a gross area of approximately 2450 square meters, excluding below grade parking and additional service space. B. GENERAL SERVICE REQUIREMENTS The Contractor shall provide Project Management Support Services (PMSS) for the above referenced Project as detailed herein. The Contractor shall perform the required services, in Tel Aviv, Israel, under the direction of the Departmental Representative. Team resources will be stationed in Israel. The PMSS will provide support to DFATD throughout the project phases including feasibility, design, construction and commissioning. These services will include: architectural studies and test fit diagrams for potential sites, feasibility reports and risk assessments, coordination of efforts to satisfy municipal regulatory requirements, building condition reports, advice with respect to Architecture and Engineering consultant solicitation process, design review support, advice with respect to construction contractor selection process, full time resident site liaison services during construction, and commissioning support. It should be noted that while these services include elements of architectural design, this solicitation is not for services as the Prime Architecture and Engineering Consultant. The successful proponent of this solicitation will not be eligible to bid as the Prime Architecture and Engineering Consultant. C. TEAM ORGANIZATION The Contractor team must include the capacity to provide expertise from the following local professions: architectural services, engineering services, security consulting, heritage and conservation, and building and zoning permit consultation on an “as and when required basis”. The Contractor will provide DFATD timely advice on the relative merits and potential constraints of alternative sites during feasibility and concept design, and provide expertise and local liaison during design and construction. The Contractor must have a local team that is ready to provide professional services in the following roles under the direction of the Project Manager for the duration of the project on an as and when required basis: Architect Civil Engineer Structural Engineer Mechanical Engineer Electrical Engineer Security Consultant Heritage Architect Building Permit Consultant Resident Site Liaison D. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS To qualify, Proponents must meet the Mandatory Requirements set out in the RFP. Proposals not meeting the Mandatory Requirements will not be given any further consideration. Submissions meeting the Mandatory Requirements shall be evaluated according to the criteria and point rating set out in the RFP. E. RFP DOCUMENTS FROM GETS Proponents shall order from GETS the Request for Proposals (RFP) documents which include the Draft Contract. Proponents may reference the Request for Proposals (RFP) for information on the evaluation and selection process.

M-24E CCHT New Semi-Detached Home

National Research Council Canada | Published November 23, 2015  -  Deadline December 21, 2015
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The National Research Council Canada, 1200 Montreal Road Campus, Ottawa, ON has a requirement for a project that includes:EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This is a design / build request for proposal (RFP). The following NRC requirements are to be read in conjunction with the RFP appendices. This RFP is for the design and construction of a new building as an upgrade to the Canadian Center for Housing Technology (CCHT). Builders intending on submitting a proposal for this project are expected to submit existing or slightly modified plans for existing model homes. The experimental provisions and functionality necessary to complete this research facility are not expected to be detailed by the builder in response to this request for proposal. Experimental specifications and designs necessary to support research facility functionality will be developed during the design phase of this project. However, evaluation of builder proposals will include an assessment of the ability to identify what aspects of the model home will require design / build modifications to accommodate the functionality necessary. Please note that the conceptual plans presented in this RFP are for consideration only. Builders may suggest modifications to the conceptual plans so long as the intended functionality, costs, schedule and general scope of work (National Building Code of Canada, Part 9 Building) of the project is respected. If a builder feels that in order to meet the intended objectives of the project the proposal should be fundamentally different, such as building orientation, access routes, siting, and architectural design, then NRC will consider the merits of the proposal. Builders are encouraged to visit CCHT at a bidders conference at the date and time detailed in this RFP. MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS M.1 Project Representative and key identified Design Team members located within 60 minutes travel time of NRC campus YES or NO M.2 Statement that personnel anticipated to be onsite during the project able to obtain Reliability Status Security Clearance YES or NO M.3 Proponent, through cited example, has experience building townhomes and semi-detached homes. YES or NO M.4 Proponent identified members of the Design Team including at least one licensed architect and one licensed engineer in each of the four trades: structural, civil, mechanical and electrical. YES or NO 1. GENERAL Questions regarding any aspect of the project are to be addressed to and answered only by the Departmental Representative (or his designate) or the Contracting Authority. Any information received other than from the Departmental Representative (or his designate) or the Contracting Authority will be disregarded when awarding the contract and during construction. Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender documents through the Buyandsell.gc.ca TMA services provider. Addenda, when issued, will be available from the Buyandsell.gc.ca TMA service provider. Firms that elect to base their bids on tender documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the tender calling authority of their intention to bid. Tender packages are not available for distribution on the actual day of tender closing. 2. MANDATORY SITE VISIT It is mandatory that the bidder attends one of the site visits at the designated date and time. At least one representative from proponents that intend to bid must attend. The site visits will be held on December 4th and December 8th , 2015 at 9:00 . Meet Daniel Booth at Building M-24, Main Entrance, 1200 Montreal Road Campus, Ottawa, ON. Bidders who, for any reason, cannot attend at the specified date and time will not be given an alternative appointment to view the site and their tenders, therefore, will be considered as non-responsive. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE. As proof of attendance, at the site visit, the Contracting Authority will have an Attendance Form which MUST be signed by the bidder’s representative. It is the responsibility of all bidders to ensure they have signed the Mandatory Site Visit Attendance form prior to leaving the site. Proposals submitted by bidders who have not attended the site visit or failed to sign the Attendance Form will be deemed non-responsive. 3. TENDER CLOSING DATE Tender closing date is December 21st , 2015 at 14:00. 4. TENDER RESULTS Following the Tender closing, the tender results will be sent by facsimile to all Contractors who submitted a tender. 5. SECURITY REQUIREMENT FOR CANADIAN CONTRACTORS 5.1 MANDATORY SECURITY REQUIREMENT: This procurement contains a mandatory security requirement as follows: 1 The Contractor must, at all times during the performance of the Contract, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Director (CISD), Public Works Government Services Canada. 2 The Contractor personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC. 3 The Contractor must comply with the provisions of the: a. Security Requirements Checklist attached at Appendix “D” b. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition) available at: http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/msi-ism/msi-ism-eng.html 5.2 VERIFICATION OF SECURITY CLEARANCE AT BID CLOSING 1 The Bidder must hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), TO BE INCLUDED WITH THEIR TENDER OR PROVIDED WITHIN 48 HOURS FROM THE DATE AND TIME OF TENDER CLOSING. Verifications will be made through CISD to confirm the security clearance status of the Bidder. Failure to comply with this requirement will render the bid non-compliant and no further consideration will be given to the bid. 2 Within 72 hours of tender closing, the General Contractor must name all of his sub-contractors, each of whom must hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC, or any other Federal Department or Agency along with the names and birthdates or security clearance certificate numbers of all personnel who will be assigned to the project. 3 It is to be noted that any subcontractor required to perform any part of the work during the performance of the subsequent contract must also adhere to the mandatory security requirement of the contract. As well, no personnel without the required level of security will be allowed on site. It will be the responsibility of the successful bidder to ensure that the security requirement is met throughout the performance of the contract. The Crown will not be held liable or accountable for any delays or additional costs associated with the contractor’s non-compliance to the mandatory security requirement. Failure to comply with the mandatory security requirement will be grounds for being declared in default of contract. 4 For any enquiries concerning the project security requirement during the bidding period, the Bidder/Tenderer must contact the Security Officer @ 613-993-8956. 6.0 WSIB (Workplace Safety and Insurance Board) All Bidders must provide a valid WSIB certificate with their Tender or prior to contract award. 7.0 Office of the Procurement Ombudsman 1 Dispute Resolution Services The parties understand that the Procurement Ombudsman appointed pursuant to Subsection 22.1(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act will, on request or consent of the parties to participate in an alternative dispute resolution process to resolve any dispute between the parties respecting the interpretation or application of a term and condition of this contract and their consent to bear the cost of such process, provide to the parties a proposal for an alternative dispute resolution process to resolve their dispute. The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman may be contacted by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca. 2 Contract Administration The parties understand that the Procurement Ombudsman appointed pursuant to Subsection 22.1(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act will review a complaint filed by [the supplier or the contractor or the name of the entity awarded this contract] respecting administration of this contract if the requirements of Subsection 22.2(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act and Sections 15 and 16 of the Procurement Ombudsman Regulations have been met, and the interpretation and application of the terms and conditions and the scope of the work of this contract are not in dispute. The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman may be contacted by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca. 3 The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman (OPO) was established by the Government of Canada to provide an independent avenue for suppliers to raise complaints regarding the award of contracts under $25,000 for goods and under $100,000 for services. You have the option of raising issues or concerns regarding the solicitation, or the award resulting from it, with the OPO by contacting them by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca. You can also obtain more information on the OPO services available to you at their website at www.opo-boa.gc.ca. The Departmental Representative or his designate for this project is: Daniel Booth Telephone: 613 993-9696 Contracting Authority for this project is: Marc Bédard marc.bedard@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca Telephone: 613 993-2274

M-24E CCHT New Semi-Detached Home

National Research Council Canada | Published April 20, 2016
Winner
EAL Construction Ltd
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The National Research Council Canada, 1200 Montreal Road Campus, Ottawa, ON has a requirement for a project that includes:

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This is a design / build request for proposal (RFP). The following NRC requirements are to be read in conjunction with the RFP appendices. This RFP is for the design and construction of a new building as an upgrade to the Canadian Center for Housing Technology (CCHT).

Builders intending on submitting a proposal for this project are expected to submit existing or slightly modified plans for existing model homes. The experimental provisions and functionality necessary to complete this research facility are not expected to be detailed by the builder in response to this request for proposal. Experimental specifications and designs necessary to support research facility functionality will be developed during the design phase of this project.

However, evaluation of builder proposals will include an assessment of the ability to identify what aspects of the model home will require design / build modifications to accommodate the functionality necessary.

Please note that the conceptual plans presented in this RFP are for consideration only. Builders may suggest modifications to the conceptual plans so long as the intended functionality, costs, schedule and general scope of work (National Building Code of Canada, Part 9 Building) of the project is respected. If a builder feels that in order to meet the intended objectives of the project the proposal should be fundamentally different, such as building orientation, access routes, siting, and architectural design, then NRC will consider the merits of the proposal.

Builders may visit CCHT at a bidders conference at the date and time detailed in this RFP. Multiple builders wishing to collaborate will be considered.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

M.1

Project Representative and key identified Design Team members located within 60 minutes travel time of NRC campus

YES or NO

M.2

Statement that personnel anticipated to be onsite during the project able to obtain Reliability Status Security Clearance

YES or NO

M.3

Proponent, through cited example, has experience building townhomes, detached, semi-detached homes, and /or light commercial construction.

YES or NO

M.4

Proponent identified members of the Design Team including at least one licensed architect and one licensed engineer in each of the four trades: structural, civil, mechanical and electrical.

YES or NO

1. GENERAL

Questions regarding any aspect of the project are to be addressed to and answered only by the Departmental Representative (or his designate) or the Contracting Authority.

Any information received other than from the Departmental Representative (or his designate) or the Contracting Authority will be disregarded when awarding the contract and during construction.

Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender documents through the Buyandsell.gc.ca TMA services provider. Addenda, when issued, will be available from the Buyandsell.gc.ca TMA service provider. Firms that elect to base their bids on tender documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the tender calling authority of their intention to bid. Tender packages are not available for distribution on the actual day of tender closing.

2. BIDDERS CONFERENCE / SITE VISIT

If you wish to visit the site on the dates they are scheduled, please contact Dan Booth 613 993-9696. daniel.booth@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

The bidders conference / site visits will be held on March 3rd, 2016 at 9:30 and March 8th, 2016 at 15:00. Meet Daniel Booth at Building M-24, Main Entrance, 1200 Montreal Road Campus, Ottawa, ON. Bidders who, for any reason, cannot attend at the specified date and time will not be given an alternative appointment to view the site

3. TENDER CLOSING DATE

Tender closing date is March 23rd , 2016 at 14:00.

4. TENDER RESULTS

N/A

5. SECURITY REQUIREMENT FOR CANADIAN CONTRACTORS

5.1 MANDATORY SECURITY REQUIREMENT:

This procurement contains a mandatory security requirement as follows:

1 The Contractor must, at all times during the performance of the Contract, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Director (CISD), Public Works Government Services Canada.

2 The Contractor personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.

3 The Contractor must comply with the provisions of the:

a. Security Requirements Checklist attached at Appendix “D”

b. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition) available at: http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/ssi-iss-services/eso-oss-eng.html

5.2 VERIFICATION OF SECURITY CLEARANCE AT BID CLOSING

1 The Bidder must hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), TO BE INCLUDED WITH THEIR TENDER OR PROVIDED WITHIN 48 HOURS FROM THE DATE AND TIME OF TENDER CLOSING. Verifications will be made through CISD to confirm the security clearance status of the Bidder. Failure to comply with this requirement will render the bid non-compliant and no further consideration will be given to the bid.

2 Within 72 hours of tender closing, the General Contractor must name all of his sub-contractors, each of whom must hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC, or any other Federal Department or Agency along with the names and birthdates or security clearance certificate numbers of all personnel who will be assigned to the project.

3 It is to be noted that any subcontractor required to perform any part of the work during the performance of the subsequent contract must also adhere to the mandatory security requirement of the contract. As well, no personnel without the required level of security will be allowed on site. It will be the responsibility of the successful bidder to ensure that the security requirement is met throughout the performance of the contract. The Crown will not be held liable or accountable for any delays or additional costs associated with the contractor’s non-compliance to the mandatory security requirement. Failure to comply with the mandatory security requirement will be grounds for being declared in default of contract.

4 For any enquiries concerning the project security requirement during the bidding period, the Bidder/Tenderer must contact the Security Officer @ 613-993-8956.

6.0 WSIB (Workplace Safety and Insurance Board)

  1. All Bidders must provide a valid WSIB certificate with their Tender or prior to contract award.

7.0 Office of the Procurement Ombudsman

1 Dispute Resolution Services

The parties understand that the Procurement Ombudsman appointed pursuant to Subsection 22.1(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act will, on request or consent of the parties to participate in an alternative dispute resolution process to resolve any dispute between the parties respecting the interpretation or application of a term and condition of this contract and their consent to bear the cost of such process, provide to the parties a proposal for an alternative dispute resolution process to resolve their dispute. The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman may be contacted by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca.

2 Contract Administration

The parties understand that the Procurement Ombudsman appointed pursuant to Subsection 22.1(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act will review a complaint filed by [the supplier or the contractor or the name of the entity awarded this contract] respecting administration of this contract if the requirements of Subsection 22.2(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act and Sections 15 and 16 of the Procurement Ombudsman Regulations have been met, and the interpretation and application of the terms and conditions and the scope of the work of this contract are not in dispute. The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman may be contacted by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca.

3 The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman (OPO) was established by the Government of Canada to provide an independent avenue for suppliers to raise complaints regarding the award of contracts under $25,000 for goods and under $100,000 for services. You have the option of raising issues or concerns regarding the solicitation, or the award resulting from it, with the OPO by contacting them by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca. You can also obtain more information on the OPO services available to you at their website at www.opo-boa.gc.ca.

The Departmental Representative or his designate for this project is: Daniel Booth

Telephone: 613 993-9696

Contracting Authority for this project is: Marc Bédard marc.bedard@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Telephone: 613 993-2274

M-24E CCHT New Semi-Detached Home

National Research Council Canada | Published February 22, 2016  -  Deadline March 23, 2016
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The National Research Council Canada, 1200 Montreal Road Campus, Ottawa, ON has a requirement for a project that includes:

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This is a design / build request for proposal (RFP). The following NRC requirements are to be read in conjunction with the RFP appendices. This RFP is for the design and construction of a new building as an upgrade to the Canadian Center for Housing Technology (CCHT).

Builders intending on submitting a proposal for this project are expected to submit existing or slightly modified plans for existing model homes. The experimental provisions and functionality necessary to complete this research facility are not expected to be detailed by the builder in response to this request for proposal. Experimental specifications and designs necessary to support research facility functionality will be developed during the design phase of this project.

However, evaluation of builder proposals will include an assessment of the ability to identify what aspects of the model home will require design / build modifications to accommodate the functionality necessary.

Please note that the conceptual plans presented in this RFP are for consideration only. Builders may suggest modifications to the conceptual plans so long as the intended functionality, costs, schedule and general scope of work (National Building Code of Canada, Part 9 Building) of the project is respected. If a builder feels that in order to meet the intended objectives of the project the proposal should be fundamentally different, such as building orientation, access routes, siting, and architectural design, then NRC will consider the merits of the proposal.

Builders may visit CCHT at a bidders conference at the date and time detailed in this RFP. Multiple builders wishing to collaborate will be considered.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

M.1

Project Representative and key identified Design Team members located within 60 minutes travel time of NRC campus

YES or NO

M.2

Statement that personnel anticipated to be onsite during the project able to obtain Reliability Status Security Clearance

YES or NO

M.3

Proponent, through cited example, has experience building townhomes, detached, semi-detached homes, and /or light commercial construction.

YES or NO

M.4

Proponent identified members of the Design Team including at least one licensed architect and one licensed engineer in each of the four trades: structural, civil, mechanical and electrical.

YES or NO

1. GENERAL

Questions regarding any aspect of the project are to be addressed to and answered only by the Departmental Representative (or his designate) or the Contracting Authority.

Any information received other than from the Departmental Representative (or his designate) or the Contracting Authority will be disregarded when awarding the contract and during construction.

Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender documents through the Buyandsell.gc.ca TMA services provider. Addenda, when issued, will be available from the Buyandsell.gc.ca TMA service provider. Firms that elect to base their bids on tender documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the tender calling authority of their intention to bid. Tender packages are not available for distribution on the actual day of tender closing.

2. BIDDERS CONFERENCE / SITE VISIT

If you wish to visit the site on the dates they are scheduled, please contact Dan Booth 613 993-9696. daniel.booth@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

The bidders conference / site visits will be held on March 3rd, 2016 at 9:30 and March 8th, 2016 at 15:00. Meet Daniel Booth at Building M-24, Main Entrance, 1200 Montreal Road Campus, Ottawa, ON. Bidders who, for any reason, cannot attend at the specified date and time will not be given an alternative appointment to view the site

3. TENDER CLOSING DATE

Tender closing date is March 23rd , 2016 at 14:00.

4. TENDER RESULTS

N/A

5. SECURITY REQUIREMENT FOR CANADIAN CONTRACTORS

5.1 MANDATORY SECURITY REQUIREMENT:

This procurement contains a mandatory security requirement as follows:

1 The Contractor must, at all times during the performance of the Contract, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Director (CISD), Public Works Government Services Canada.

2 The Contractor personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.

3 The Contractor must comply with the provisions of the:

a. Security Requirements Checklist attached at Appendix “D”

b. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition) available at: http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/ssi-iss-services/eso-oss-eng.html

5.2 VERIFICATION OF SECURITY CLEARANCE AT BID CLOSING

1 The Bidder must hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), TO BE INCLUDED WITH THEIR TENDER OR PROVIDED WITHIN 48 HOURS FROM THE DATE AND TIME OF TENDER CLOSING. Verifications will be made through CISD to confirm the security clearance status of the Bidder. Failure to comply with this requirement will render the bid non-compliant and no further consideration will be given to the bid.

2 Within 72 hours of tender closing, the General Contractor must name all of his sub-contractors, each of whom must hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC, or any other Federal Department or Agency along with the names and birthdates or security clearance certificate numbers of all personnel who will be assigned to the project.

3 It is to be noted that any subcontractor required to perform any part of the work during the performance of the subsequent contract must also adhere to the mandatory security requirement of the contract. As well, no personnel without the required level of security will be allowed on site. It will be the responsibility of the successful bidder to ensure that the security requirement is met throughout the performance of the contract. The Crown will not be held liable or accountable for any delays or additional costs associated with the contractor’s non-compliance to the mandatory security requirement. Failure to comply with the mandatory security requirement will be grounds for being declared in default of contract.

4 For any enquiries concerning the project security requirement during the bidding period, the Bidder/Tenderer must contact the Security Officer @ 613-993-8956.

6.0 WSIB (Workplace Safety and Insurance Board)

  1. All Bidders must provide a valid WSIB certificate with their Tender or prior to contract award.

7.0 Office of the Procurement Ombudsman

1 Dispute Resolution Services

The parties understand that the Procurement Ombudsman appointed pursuant to Subsection 22.1(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act will, on request or consent of the parties to participate in an alternative dispute resolution process to resolve any dispute between the parties respecting the interpretation or application of a term and condition of this contract and their consent to bear the cost of such process, provide to the parties a proposal for an alternative dispute resolution process to resolve their dispute. The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman may be contacted by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca.

2 Contract Administration

The parties understand that the Procurement Ombudsman appointed pursuant to Subsection 22.1(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act will review a complaint filed by [the supplier or the contractor or the name of the entity awarded this contract] respecting administration of this contract if the requirements of Subsection 22.2(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act and Sections 15 and 16 of the Procurement Ombudsman Regulations have been met, and the interpretation and application of the terms and conditions and the scope of the work of this contract are not in dispute. The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman may be contacted by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca.

3 The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman (OPO) was established by the Government of Canada to provide an independent avenue for suppliers to raise complaints regarding the award of contracts under $25,000 for goods and under $100,000 for services. You have the option of raising issues or concerns regarding the solicitation, or the award resulting from it, with the OPO by contacting them by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca. You can also obtain more information on the OPO services available to you at their website at www.opo-boa.gc.ca.

The Departmental Representative or his designate for this project is: Daniel Booth

Telephone: 613 993-9696

Contracting Authority for this project is: Marc Bédard marc.bedard@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Telephone: 613 993-2274

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