Department of the Army
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
USACE District, Albuquerque
USACE District, Albuquerque, CESPA-CT, 4101 Jefferson Plaza NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3435
Z--Emergency Generator Replacement at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) El Paso Service Processing Center, El Paso Texas
Glenda Kohlieber, 575-652-4135
HYDRA ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION, LLC (807377218) 36 JASPER THOMAS RD CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327
This contract action was accomplished using other than competitive procedures because a statute exists that expressly authorizes or requires that the acquisition be made from a specific source or through another agency (FAR 6.302-5); specifically, Sole source awards under the 8(a) Program. Per FAR 6.302-5 a J&A is not required for this award. The contractor shall provide the required design, parts, material, labor, equipment, tools, training, transportation and supervision necessary to complete the work. Project is located within the secure area of the U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) - El Paso Service Processing Center Facility at 8915 Montana - El Paso, TX 79925. The El Paso Processing Center (EPC) is the holding and processing facility for individuals (detainee) while they undergo administrative proceeding regarding their right to remain in the United States. 1.3.2 Administration Building ATS and Generator Replacement a.Prior to removal and replacement of ATS and Generator contractor shall provide a temporary portable generator properly sized to meet the existing generator KW size (55KW) or greater in case of a power failure during the replacement of this unit. Contractor shall determine existing phase rotation on existing utility and generator. b.Prior to replacement of ATS ensure that existing Normal Power and Load Power Cables on existing ATS will be long enough to reach terminals on new ATS. If not long enough, Contractor will need to install new cables during shutdown. A shutdown will be required to replace ATS and connect Portable Generator. During scheduled shutdown replace existing Onan 260 amps ATS with a New 300 amp 208volt 3 pole ATS. Utilize existing power cables for Normal and Load Power. c.Connect Portable Generator Cables to Emergency Terminals on new ATS along with auxiliary power for block heaters and charger on Portable Generator. In addition run the start signal wires to Portable Generator. Existing cables from existing generator to existing ATS shall be removed. d.After all connections are made ensure that there are no shorts. e.Contractor to test new ATS per NETA Acceptance Testing Specification 7.22.3 Emergency Systems, Automatic Transfer Switches. Powering up Normal Power and enabling Portable Generator will be required. Ensure correct phase rotation and proper voltages. f.The existing generator is located inside a CMU block structure with rooftop with vented double doors and is exhausted to outside the structure. Contractor shall demo existing Gas Line at Generator and relocate to new location of new generator. Provide and install new gas piping, dirt-leg, tamper proof isolation valve and pressure regulator to the new generator location. Sizing, testing and installation of the new natural gas piping, fittings, pressure regulators, riser and isolation valve shall be in accordance with NFPA 54. Sizing of the new natural gas piping shall be based on generators running at full load. Contractor shall demo existing Generator Conduit and relocate to new location of new generator. Contractor shall remove existing Generator and dispose of offsite unless the onsite ICE customer representative needs it. If the ICE customer elect to keep the old generator unit contractor shall be responsible for relocating the old unit to new location on site as directed by the ICE customer. This also applies to the existing ATS. g.New location for new Generator shall be placed in same location as was the existing generator inside the CMU block structure with rooftop placed on existing concrete mounting pad floor (same footprint). However; it will be the contractor responsibility to determine if the existing concrete mounting pad/slab will support the new generator. If it is determined a new concrete mounting pad/slab is required contractor shall demo existing pad/slab and remove off site. Contractor shall then prepare ground work in preparation of pour new concrete pad/slab per new generator manufacturer company concrete mounting pad/slab specifications. Contractor shall provide concrete mounting pad/slab submittal to ICE customer review for approval. h.Contractor to run two new conduits and gas line underground to new location of new minimum 60KW or greater Natural Gas Energy Efficient Generator with Weather and Sound Enclosure, block heater and battery charge unit out. The generator KW size (going greater in size) will be determined based on if it properly fit inside the CMU block structure. Contractor shall install new ductwork mounting flange, Air outlet, support legs, flexible section with radiator duct flange, and pusher fan as was on the existing unit (if applicable). Contractor to pour new concrete pad for new location. Install new Generator. Connect Gas line to generator. Run new 2 inch conduit and inch conduit from new generator to new ATS. i.The new natural gas generator shall have advance control, system monitoring, and system diagnostics with remote monitoring capabilities. j.Another shutdown will be required to terminate new cables from new generator to new ATS. During scheduled outage remove temporary cables from Portable Generator to new ATS. Run quantity 3 #350kcmil THWN and quantity 1 #3 Cables in new 2 inch conduit. Terminate Cables at Emergency Terminals on new ATS and new Generator. Also run quantity 4 #14 AWG TWHN cables in inch conduit to be used for Start Signal and two spares. Check for correct phase rotation. Retest ATS to ensure proper operation. k.Contractor to test new Generator per NETA Acceptance Testing Specification 7.22.1 Emergency Systems, Engine Generator. l.Provide tracer tape or wire for underground piping. Plastic piping is not allowed for aboveground applications. Corrugated Stainless Steel piping (CSST) and steel piping shall be per ANSI LC 1 and ASTM A 254.Provide electrical bonding and grounding to all aboveground piping except CSST piping. CSST piping shall be bonded only with bonding jumper not less than 6 AWG for copper wires or equivalents. m.Line regulator serving the new Generator shall be listed in accordance with ANSI Z21.80 and rated for the actual working pressure and demand required for this generator. Line regulator must be provided with a metal tag as required by NFPA 54.
USACE District, Albuquerque
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