USS GEORGIA (SSGN 729) CH Pipe Welding Services
Department of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command | Published March 27, 2015 - Deadline April 3, 2015
The Naval Sea Systems Command intends to award a single task order for a total of 62 man-days, as further delineated below, to support Norfolk Naval Shipyard under either Basic Ordering Agreement N00024-14-G-4300 or N00024-14-G-4301 in accomplishing specific nuclear-related work repairs in specialized work areas onboard USS GEORGIA (SSGN 729). Specifically, the effort requires welders and supervisors who are trained, qualified and authorized to perform work required on secondary propulsion plant systems involving main sea water, auxiliary sea water, condensate and feed, reduction gear, ships service turbine generators, main steam valve repairs, main engine work, engineering space grooming, reserve feed water tank, other internal tanks, heat exchanger repairs/cleaning, switch board inspect/repair, and ship air systems. This will be a non-personal services order.
A detailed description of the work required is as follows:
1.1 Title: Accomplish welding of two weld joints shipboard to support CH Piping P79-1 installation.
1.2 Location of Work:
1.2.1 Engine Room, Middle Level, SSGN-729, Trident Refit Facility in King's Bay, Georgia
2.1 NAVSEA 250-1500-1, Welding Standard
2.2 N/S Drawing 215-4595775, SSBN TRIDENT CLASS DIAGRAM- REACTOR COOLANT CHARGING SYSTEM, Revision H
2.3 N/S Drawing 215-4639673, SSBN TRIDENT CLASS PIPING CHARGING VALVE STATION ENGINE ROOM, Revision N
2.4 N/S Drawing TRI NP10590, TVD TO MODIFY CH-20 FROM A 2" VALVE TO A 1" VALVE, Revision G
3. Contractor Requirements:
3.1 Contractor shall use the specified revisions of technical documents to agree with the requirements of the Authorized Work Package. Use of a different revision is not allowed without approval.
3.2 Material Requirements: Contractor shall identify any contingent material items required and identify items to the Work Integration Manager (WIM) seven days (minimum) before they are needed. New material items will be considered New Work
3.3 Per FAR 22.102-1(a) entitled "Safety", Contractors are hereby informed that their employees or representatives present on property under Norfolk Naval Shipyard cognizance must follow Federal and State OSHA requirements; Norfolk Naval Shipyard OSHE Program Manual, NAVSHIPYDNORINST P5090.2 requirements; OSHE Control Manual (OSHECM) requirements; or safety requirements for site specific location of the contract.
3.4 The Contractor personnel shall complete all paperwork, including but not limited to Weld Joint History Records, shift reports, and complete signoffs in NNSY paperwork for work performed by the contractor.
3.5 The Contractor shall provide two welders (and appropriate on-site supervision) necessary to accomplish tasked work. Personnel shall:
3.5.1 Be qualified to weld per the requirements reference (2.1) as needed for the welding of joints CH 70140 and CH70141 (NICRFE pipe, PN-1 joint design, nominal 0.179" wall for pipe, nominal 0.187" wall for elbow). Be qualified for 1/16" to 1/8" diameter filler material using the GTAW process, 100% ARGON shielding and purge gas, with restricted accessibility for all positions (HF and VF). Be qualified for NICRFE material welding. Have at least five years' experience in welding per reference (2.1).
22.214.171.124 Provide a copy of welder qualification records certifying and maintaining the above prior to production welding.
126.96.36.199 Be qualified to maintain Level I material accountability for the weld filler material provided as required by NAVSEA 0948-LP-045-7010.
3.5.2 Be available for the time period of 20 April 2015 thru 29 April 2015. Be available to work 12 ½ hour work days, 24 hours a day, but not more than 13 consecutive days. Shipboard execution will be worked around the clock until complete, but not more than 13 consecutive days without a day off. One welder will be required to work front shift (06:00-18:30) and one welder will be required to work back shift (18:00-06:30). Each of these shifts has a 30 minute lunch period built in.
3.5.3 Possess a government security clearance enabling them access to the required spaces to include access to Site VI at Submarine Base King's Bay.
3.5.4 Welding is to be performed by workers qualified as "Nuclear" per NAVSEA 0989-062-4000.
3.5.5 The Contractor personnel shall have received submarine indoctrination training within the last two years per NAVSEA S9002-AK-CCM-010/6010, Industrial Ship Safety Manual for Submarines.
3.6 The Contractor personnel will be required to satisfactorily perform the following:
3.6.1 Accomplish all welding to complete two shipboard joints, 1'' NICRFE schedule 80 per references (2.1) - (2.4). These will be PN-1 "V" bevel weld joints. This welding will be accomplished using NNSY furnished equipment or contractor may elect to use their equipment with NNSY providing power and Argon inert gas provided welding procedure elements are not modified.
3.6.2 Root layer welding will be performed in a drape type CSCA as required by NAVSEA 389-0288. Contractor personnel will be required to wear NNSY dosimetry and be contractor trained, qualified, and adhere to the requirements of NAVSEA 389-0288.
3.6.3 Maintaining existing material identity (i.e. tagging) as required by NAVSEA 0989-062-4000 and NAVSEA 0948-LP-045-7010 on all Level I weld wire (filler material) used.
4. Norfolk Naval Shipyard Requirements:
4.1 Provide a schedule of work for the job to allow contractor planning. Daily updates on schedule changes (via telecom, fax, or email)
4.2 Provide Work Authorization Form (WAF) to isolate the work area. Provide post installation system restoration and testing.
4.3 Crane services for movement of welding machines and associated equipment between pier and ship.
4.4 Temporary services to include power and lighting shipboard or when working at TRF-KB.
4.5 Gas free and hot work certificates for work performed at TRF-KB.
4.6 Hazardous and radiological material disposal for work actually performed at TRF-KB for this job.
4.7 All material to perform the work. NNSY will install the consumable inserts in the PN-1 joints.
4.8 Fit-up of all weld joints to meet the requirements of reference (2.1).
4.9 Provide shipboard Argon inert gas purging of the system to meet the requirements of reference (2.1).
4.10 Provide NDT services for work performed shipboard required by reference (2.1).
4.11 Provide all radiological services such as swipe/frisk surveys, airborne surveys, release of tooling and dosimetry for work performed shipboard for this job. Provide radiological control technicians for shipboard work in Drape CSCA controls (as required by NAVSEA 389-0288).
4.12 Provide necessary NNSY welding supervision oversight for the contractor welders to ensure timely completion of the job. NNSY Supervisors will interact with and assist the contractor Supervision in planning and execution of the work.
5.1 All work under this contract shall be performed in a skillful and workmanlike manner. The Contracting Officer may require, in writing, that the Contractor remove from the work any employee the Contracting Officer deems incompetent, careless, or otherwise objectionable.
5.2 All Contractor employees must conform to the security requirements that govern access to the shipboard spaces, dry dock, or other areas required to accomplish tasked work.
5.3 Period of Performance
Be on station at Trident Refit Facility King's Bay for the time period of 20 April 2015 thru 29 April 2015. No work day will exceed 12 ½ hours (includes a ½ hour lunch) but work will be required 24 hours a day during shipboard execution. If satisfactory weld joints are not achieved by 29 April 2015, the personnel will need to be extended until they are complete.
6. Government Furnished Material (GFM):
6.2 Push Material:
6.3 Kitted Material:
Due to the nature of this work, this announcement is restricted to nuclear-qualified shipyards. The prime contractor for this requirement will be Electric Boat Corporation, A General Dynamics Company located at 75 Eastern Point Road, Groton, CT 06340-4989 or Huntington Ingalls Indusstries - Newport News Shipbuilding located at 4101 Washington Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607. The period of performance is 20 April 2015 - 29 April 2015. The place of performance is TRIDENT REFIT FACILITY, Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, GA 31547. This order will be issued pursuant to 10 USC 2304(c)(1). The proposed Action is for supplies and services for which the Government intends to solicit under the authority of FAR 6.303 utilizing Class Justification and Approval for Other than Full and Open Competition (CJ&A) Number 40,970.