Surgical Instrument Maintenance Program
Department of the Air Force, Direct Reporting Units | Published March 1, 2017 - Deadline March 6, 2017
GENERAL INFORMATIONDocument Type: Pre-Solicitation Solicitation Number: FA7000-17-R-0017 Posted Date: 1 March 2017 Acquisition: 100% Small Business Set Aside NAICS Code: 811219 FSC Code: J065 CONTRACTING OFFICE ADDRESSDepartment of the Air Force, USAF Academy - 10th Contracting Squadron, 10 CONS/LGCB, 8110 Industrial Drive, USAF Academy, CO, 80840DESCRIPTIONThis is a pre-solicitation notice for base period plus two one-year option periods for the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Surgery and Dental Departments requirement of a Surgical Instrument Maintenance Program. Services include three on-site surgical instrument maintenance visits which entails cleaning, sharpening, repair of all surgical instruments, and a comprehensive training program. Off-site maintenance services include: repair/replacement of surgical/dental instruments, including power cords, orthopedic power drills and saws, endoscopic and arthroscopic scopes costing $2,000 or less and loaner equipment. Details will be included in the solicitation.
This will be a single award, firm fixed price, requirements type contract. The proposed period of performance will include a base year period of 2 April 2017 through 1 April 2018 and two one-year option periods, with an Option Year 1 period of 2 April 2018 through 1 April 2019 and Option Year 2 period of 2 April 2019 through 1 April 2020.
Delivery is FBO Destination. The North American Industry Classification System Code (NAICS) is 811219 and the Small Business Size Standard is $20.5M. This acquisition is 100% Small Business Set-Aside.
It is anticipated the solicitation will be issued electronically on or about 1 March 2017 on the Federal Business opportunities (FBO) web page at http://www.fbo.gov. Due date for receipt of proposal will be indicated in the solicitation document when it is released. Once the solicitation is posted on FedBizOpps, it is incumbent upon the interested parties to review this site frequently for any updates or amendments.
It should be noted that paper copies of documents will not be provided. Offerors must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) or may not be considered for award. Registration can be accomplished at https://www.sam.gov. As of 1 January 2005, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requires the use of Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) in Federal solicitations as part of the proposal submission process. Representation and Certification are to be accomplished at https://www.sam.gov. Registration requires applicants to have a DUNS number from Dun and Bradstreet and can be obtained at www.dnb.com.
This is a competitive acquisition in accordance with FAR Parts 12 and 13. The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:
Technical Capability Past Performance Price.
Technical Capability and Past Performance, when combined are approximately equal to price.
5352.201-9101 OMBUDSMAN (April 2010)
(a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the party to another official who can resolve the concern.
(b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions).
(c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, concerned parties may contact the USAF Academy Ombudsmen:
James Anderson5226 Cedar DriveUSAFA, CO 80840Telephone number 719-333-2074FAX 719-333-9075email: email@example.com
Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the MAJCOM/DRU level, may be brought by the concerned party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (703) 588-7004, facsimile number (703) 588-1067.
(d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency.
(e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer.
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POINT OF CONTACTQuestions and responses should be addressed to the primary contact, Pamela Reimers, Contract Specialist, at 719-333-4493 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or the alternate point of contact, Chad Miller, Contracting Officer, 719-333-3829 or email@example.com.