Electrical Switchgear Repair
Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary (OST) Administration Secretariate | Published July 19, 2016 - Deadline August 12, 2016
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation No. DTRT5716Q80110 is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). This solicitation is being conducted under FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items and FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-89, effective July 14, 2016. The NAICS Code is 238210; the Small Business size standard is $15 million. This combined synopsis/solicitation is 100% Small Business Set-Aside.
The U.S. Department of Transportation, John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center), Cambridge, MA, is seeking a contractor to provide all equipment, parts and personnel required to perform repairs to the Electrical Switchgear, including switches, breakers and transformers, in accordance with the attached Statement of Work (SOW).
DELIVERABLES AND PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE
Project deliverables will be required according to the format and dates outlined in SOW. All work will begin upon date of award and be completed 90 days from date of award.
The Government intends to award a firm fixed price purchase order as a result of this Combined Synopsis/Solicitation.
CLIN 0100 - Electrical Switchgear Repair $_______________________INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS:
FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items - The offer should be addressed to the following: U.S. Department of Transportation, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Attn: Karen Marino, V-222, 55 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142. The signed offer must be submitted via e-mail to Karen.Marino@dot.gov. The time for receipt of offers is 3:00 PM Eastern Time on 8/12/2016. An award will be made to the Offeror whose offer is considered to be the best value to the government based on the lowest price. All Offerors must include a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items. An Offeror shall complete only paragraph (b) of this provision if the Offeror has completed the annual representations and certifications electronically using the System for Award Management (SAM) accessible via http://www.sam.gov. If the Offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically in SAM, the Offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c) through (o) of this provision. The Offeror is reminded that if it completes its annual representations and certifications electronically in SAM it must update its representations and certifications as necessary, but at least annually, to ensure they are kept current, accurate, and complete. All Contractors must be registered in SAM in order to receive an award from a DOT Agency.
The Contractor shall meet Federal Security requirements and applicable Volpe Center Security requirements to access a United States Department of Transportation facility. The Contractor may be required to present picture identification of employment. The Government reserves the right to deny access to U.S. owned facilities to any individual. An unpaid site visit is scheduled for Tuesday 9, August 9, 2016, 10:00 AM. All notifications of attendance should be emailed to Karen Marino at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FAR Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items, is hereby incorporated by reference. FAR Clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, is hereby incorporated by reference Additional clauses cited in 52.212-5 that apply to this acquisition are: 52-209-6, 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.222-40, 52.222-41, 52.222-50, 52.223-15, 52.223-18, 52.225-1, and 52.232-33. These references may be viewed at www.acquisition.gov/far. No telephone requests will be honored. The Government will not pay for any information received.
Wage Determination Number 2005-2255, dated 12/29/2015 attached, also applies to this RFQ.
The following FAR Clauses and Deviations also apply:
FAR 52.203-98, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal
Confidentiality Agreements-Representation (DEVIATION 2015-02)
PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH ENTITIES THAT REQUIRE CERTAIN INTERNAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS-REPRESENTATION (APR 2015)
(a) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), Government agencies are not permitted to use funds appropriated (or otherwise made available)under that or any other Act for contracts with an entity that requires employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information.
(b) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this provision does not contravenerequirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information.
(c) Representation. By submission of its offer, the Offeror represents that it does not require employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information.
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FAR Clause 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business SubcontractorsPROVIDING ACCELERATED PAYMENTS TO SMALL BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTORS (DEC 2013)
(a) Upon receipt of accelerated payments from the Government, the Contractor shall make accelerated payments to its small business subcontractors under this contract, to the maximum extent practicable and prior to when such payment is otherwise required under the applicable contract or subcontract, after receipt of a proper invoice and all other required documentation from the small business subcontractor. (b) The acceleration of payments under this clause does not provide any new rights under the Prompt Payment Act. (c) Include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (c), in all subcontracts with small business concerns, including subcontracts with small business concerns for the acquisition of commercial items.