Z--Renovate Nutrition and Food Service Project #515-11-116 CONSTRUCTION 515-15-1-155-0006
Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System | Published March 3, 2015 - Deadline April 24, 2015
This is a pre-solicitation announcement for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Battle Creek VA Medical Center, located in Battle Creek, Michigan. An IFB (Invitation for Bids) will be issued on this Federal Business Opportunities (www.fbo.gov) website on or about March 25, 2015 for project no. 515-11-116 entitled "Renovate Nutrition and Food Service" at the Battle Creek VA Medical Center, 5500 Armstrong Road, Battle Creek, MI 49037. This announcement is a 100% total set-aside for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB). The VA is seeking a qualified Contractor to furnish all tools, equipment, material, permits, labor, and supervision necessary to accomplish, the work as provided in the contract documents, plans, and specifications, a summary of which is provided below:
The purpose of this project is to renovate the existing kitchen and food storage areas. The work shall include: Concrete repair, new wall and door construction, existing door replacement, electrical upgrades, mechanical upgrades, HVAC upgrades, relocation of existing equipment, remove and replace light fixtures, floor finishes, wall finishes, and ceiling finishes. The Contractor is responsible to perform a site survey and investigation to satisfy themselves as to the extent of the work. The place of work is located at the Battle Creek VA Medical Center, 5500 Armstrong Road, Battle Creek, MI 49037.
Completion Time: The project will receive a total of 180 calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed. Prior to commencing work, the contractor receiving award shall provide proof that an OSHA certified "competent Person" (CP) (29 CFR 1926.20(b)(2) with 30-hour OSHA certification will maintain a presence at the work site whenever the general or subcontractors are present. All employees of general contractor or subcontractors on site shall have the 10-hour OSHA certified Construction Safety course.
This construction project is set-aside for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business firms (SDVOSB). The North American Industry Classification Code (NAICS) for this procurement is 236220 Commercial and Institutional Building Construction and size standard $36.5 million applies. In accordance with VAAR 836.204, disclosure of the magnitude of this construction project is between $2,000,000.00 and $5,000,000.00. The government intends to award a Firm Fixed Price Contract in June 2015. This notice is for informational purposes only and is not a request for submission of offers. No other information regarding scope, dates, etc. is available until issuance of the solicitation via FBO at http://www.fbo.gov.
As authorized by FAR 5.102, solicitation dissemination is limited to electronic medium, and the VA will provide no hard copies. The solicitation, consisting of various documents, specifications, forms, and drawings will be available for download at no charge only from the FBO website on or about March 25, 2015, with a due date to be specified in the solicitation. Further details of all dates and events, including site visit and bid due date, will be available in the solicitation. FBO is the only website where official documents will be made available.
All interested bidders (prime contractors & subcontractors) should register at FBO so that others will know of your interest in participating in this procurement. An Bidder's list WILL NOT be maintained nor distributed by the Contracting Officer, as it is the bidder's responsibility to register at the FBO website. Bidders are advised that they are responsible for obtaining ALL bid documents and acknowledging any amendments, and should re-visit the FBO website periodically to check for any changes to this announcement or pending solicitation. Prospective contractors shall complete electronic annual representations and shall be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) website at http://www.sam.gov, shall be verified in the Vetbiz Registry Information Pages prior to submitting an offer, and shall have on file a current and complete VETS100A report at http://www.dol.gov/vets/vets-100.html (if applicable).
Address all questions in WRITING to the issuing office via email to Leland.Ruedel@va.gov. No fax or telephone inquiries will be accepted. No other information regarding scope, dates, etc. is available until issuance of the solicitation.