Added: Jul 12, 2019 6:24 pm
Call for SF 330 s
Correct Electrical Systems
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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Network Contracting Office (NCO) 21 is seeking Architectural/Engineering Firms to submit Standard Form (SF) 330 for Project No. 612A4-19-003, Project Title: A/E Services to provide a study to Correct Electrical Systems at the VA Facilities in VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS). The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 541330, Engineering Services, and the small business size standard is $15.0 million.
This Study effort includes, but is not limited to, providing Architect & Engineering (A/E) services for the study and development of corrections to be prepared for the electrical systems at the facilities included. The contractor/Architect & Engineering (A/E) firm shall provide comprehensive analysis of the current electrical systems and functions, and schematics design services for developing a robust and redundant electrical system. A/E Services shall be provided for the NCHCS Facilities which include Mather, McClellan, Martinez and Mare Island in Northern California Health Care System.
Included in the scope of work, the A/E shall prepare an analysis of the current conditions of the electrical system at all facilities and prepare a feasibility study and report that includes, schematic designs, one-line diagrams of existing and proposed recommendations, feasibility recommendations, and cost estimates of different options for the configuration of the electrical system that will provide redundancy and expansion. The A/E shall provide all necessary/required professional engineering services to include, but not limited to: investigative/ evaluation/ schematic design services, tools, equipment, materials, labor, travel, expertise, supervision, testing, analysis, and specialty services to accomplish all items and requirements for this project.
The contract work requires multiple disciplines. The Prime firm shall be a licensed/registered professional firm. The disciplines required include, but are not limited to: Architectural, Civil, Structural, Mechanical/ Plumbing, Fire Protection, Electrical, Construction Cost Estimating and other investigative/technical services. The VA anticipates that the study would be completed within 510 days from the Notice To Proceed.
This procurement is a total Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) set aside under the Veterans First Contracting program as required by 38 U.S.C. 8127-8128, as implemented under VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) subpart 819.70. The term Service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) under the Veterans First Contracting program has the same meaning as service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern defined in FAR subpart 2.101, except for acquisitions authorized by 38 U.S.C. 8127 and 8128 for the Veterans First Contracting Program. These businesses must be listed as verified in the Vendor Information Pages (VIP) database at https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov in addition to meeting the NAICS code small business size standard to be eligible for award under the Veterans First Contracting Program.
All SDVOSB firms that submit Standard Form (SF) 330s must be listed in Veterans Information Page (VIP) as a verified to be considered for this procurement. Offers from unverified SDVOSBs are considered deficient and will not be evaluated further. A firm s status will be verified in VIP at time of receipt of the SF 330, prior to conducting evaluations/interviews/discussions, and prior to award. This set aside process is in keeping with VA Procurement Policy Memorandum 2016-05 Implementation of the Veterans First Contracting Program, FAR Part 19, and the requirements of FAR 36.6 for acquiring Architect-Engineer Services.
This notice serves as the Governments call for Standard Form (SF) 330s from interested SDVOSB Architectural/Engineering (A/E) Firms concerns. Firms that meet the requirements described in this announcement are invited to submit one (1) electronic copy of their SF-330 package via e-mail to William W. Hall Jr at firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:00 pm PDT August 12, 2019. SF-330, Part I may be accompanied by any other evidence of experience and capabilities the applicant considers relevant. Part II shall be submitted for each proposed consultant s office involved.
The Government will evaluate SF-330 s received in response to this notice to identify at least (3) of the most highly qualified SDVOSB firms to perform the required services. The Government will then hold discussions/interviews with the most highly qualified SDVOSB firms based on the following evaluation factors.
The following evaluation criteria, listed in descending factor order of importance and weight, will be used for both the SF330 evaluation and when conducting discussions/interviews:
Factor 1: Professional Qualifications (35 pts)
Subfactor 1A - Professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of A/E services necessary to complete detailed electrical systems studies. (20 pts)
Subfactor 1B - Reputation and standing of the firm and its principal officials with respect to professional performance, general management, and cooperativeness. (15 pts)
Factor 2: Specialized Experience and Technical Competence (25 pts)
Subfactor 2A - Specialized experience and technical competence in the completing detailed electrical systems studies. (15 pts)
Subfactor 2B - Specific experience and qualifications of personnel proposed for assignment to the project and their record of working together as a team (10 pts)
Factor 3: Capacity to accomplish the work in the required time (20 pts)
Factor 4: Past Performance (15 pts)
Subfactor 4A - Past performance on contracts with Government agencies and private industry in terms of cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules (10 pts)
Subfactor 4B - Record of significant claims against the firm because of improper or incomplete architectural and engineering services. (5 pts)
Factor 5: Location (5 pts)
Location in the general geographical area of the project and knowledge of the locality of the project; provided, that application of this criterion leaves an appropriate number of qualified firms, given the nature and size of the project.
The evaluation board will prepare a selection report recommending at least three firms, in order of preference based on the combined SF330 and discussion/interview score, that are considered to be the most highly qualified to perform the required services. The selection authority shall review the recommendations of the evaluation board and shall, with the advice of appropriate technical and staff representatives, make the final selection. This final selection shall be a listing, in order of preference, of the firms considered most highly qualified to perform the work. If the firm listed as the most preferred is not the firm recommended as the most highly qualified by the evaluation board, the selection authority shall provide for the contract file a written explanation of the reason for the preference
All firms on the final selection list are considered selected firms with which the contracting officer may negotiate in accordance with FAR 36.606, beginning with the most preferred firm in the final selection. If a mutually satisfactory contract cannot be negotiated, the contracting officer shall obtain a written final proposal revision from the firm and notify the firm that negotiations have been terminated. The Contracting Officer will then initiate negotiations with the next firm on the final selection list.
Questions regarding this procurement should be directed, in writing, to the Contracting Officer William W. Hall Jr via E-mail at email@example.com. It is the intent of the Contracting Officer to make a single firm-fixed price contract award under this solicitation.