DESCRIPTION: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District intends to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) W912QR-15-R-0047 for the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF), Construction Support Building (CSB) at the Y-12 National Security Complex. Design and Construct a three-story, weather tight, fully accessible, Construction Support Building (CSB) at the Y-12 National Security Complex. Building will be of permanent construction not to exceed a building footprint size of (120'-0" x 180'-0") not to exceed a total gross square footage (SF) of 64,800. Work includes design and construction of site work to a line 5' outside the perimeter building only and utilities to the 5' line only, building foundations, architectural components and systems including Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) for exterior wall construction, Geo-exchange (Ground Source Heat Pump HVAC Systems), plumbing systems, low slope EDPM roofing, electrical and telecommunications systems, automatic fire protection and detection systems, and sustainable design requirements including High Performance Sustainable Buildings (HPSB) and (USGBC) Leadership in Environmental Design (LEED) Certified Gold while maximizing Energy and Atmosphere credit 1 points achieved.
The Contract Duration is Four Hundred Eighty-Five (485) calendar days from Contract Award.
TYPE OF CONTRACT AND NAICS: This RFP will be for one (1) Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) contract. The North American Industrial Classification System Code (NAICS) for this effort is 236220 Commercial and Institutional Building Construction.
TYPE OF SET-ASIDE: This acquisition will be an Unrestricted Procurement.
SELECTION PROCESS: This is a two phase procurement. The proposals will be evaluated using a Best Value Trade Off source selection process. The technical information contained in the Offeror's proposal will be reviewed, evaluated, and rated by the Government. The proposal for this procurement, at a minimum, will consist of the following: Past Performance and Technical for Phase I. Pro Forma Information such as bonding and financial capability will also be required to meet the minimum requirements of the solicitation. The proposal for Phase II will consist of the following at a minimum: Design-Technical, Schedule, Small Business Participation Plan and Price. All evaluation factors, other than price, when combined, are considered equal to cost or price.
DISCUSSIONS: The Government intends to award without discussions, but reserves the right to conduct discussions should it be deemed in the Government's best interest.
CONSTRUCTION MAGNITUDE: The magnitude of this construction project is anticipated to be between $25,000,000 and $100,000,000.00, in accordance with DFARS 236.204.
ANTICIPATED SOLICITATION RELEASE DATE: The Government anticipates releasing the solicitation on or about 03 September 2015. Details regarding the Optional Site Visit will be included in the solicitation. Actual dates and times will be identified in the solicitation. Additional details can be found in the solicitation when it is posted to http://www.fbo.gov.
SOLICITATION WEBSITE: The official solicitation, when posted, will be available free of charge by electronic posting only and may be found at Federal Business Opportunities website, http://www.fbo.gov. Paper copies of the solicitation will not be issued. Telephone and Fax requests for this solicitation will not be honored. Project files are Portable Document Format (PDF) files and can be viewed, navigated, or printed using Adobe Acrobat Reader. To download the solicitation for this project, contractors are required to register at the Federal Business Opportunities website at http://www.fbo.gov. Amendments, if/when issued, will be posted to the above referenced website for electronic downloading. This will be the only method of distributing amendments prior to closing; therefore, it is the Offerors responsibility to check the website periodically for any amendments to the solicitation.
Offerors shall have and shall maintain an active registration in the following database:
System for Award Management (SAM): Offerors shall have and shall maintain an active registration in the SAM database at http://www.sam.gov to be eligible for a Government contract award. If the Offeror is a Joint Venture (JV), the JV entity shall have valid SAM registration in the SAM database representing the JV as one business/firm/entity. If at the time of award an Offeror is not actively and successfully registered in the SAM database, the Government reserves the right to award to the next prospective Offeror.
POINT-OF-CONTACT: The point-of-contact for this procurement is Contract Specialist, Brenna Crawford, at Brenna.firstname.lastname@example.org.
This announcement serves as the Advance Notice for this project. Responses to this synopsis are not required.