Rental of Crawler Crane with nominal land based capacity and 120 ft. of Boom

Agency: Department of the Army
State: Ohio
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • 38 - Construction, Mining, Excavating, and Highway Mainenance Equipment
NAICS Category:
  • 532412 - Construction, Mining, and Forestry Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
Posted Date: Oct 11, 2017
Due Date: Oct 24, 2017
Solicitation No: W912P4-18-R-0002
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Added: Oct 10, 2017 5:01 pm
BUFFALO DISTRICT Rental of Crawler Crane with nominal land based capacity of 150 to 165 tons and 120 ft. of Boom


USACE Buffalo District intends to determine the extent of capable Firms that are engaged in providing the required resources and services described hereunder.

The responses to this Notice will be used for planning purposes for an upcoming procurement. Therefore, this Notice does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP); it does not guarantee the future issue of an RFP; nor does it commit the government to contract for any supply or service whatsoever. Further, this Agency will not accept unsolicited proposals. Respondents are advised that this Agency will not pay for any information or administrative cost incurred in response to this Notice; all costs associated with responding to this Notice will be solely at the responding party's expense. At this time, proprietary information is not being requested, and respondents shall refrain from providing proprietary information in response to this Notice. Responses to this Notice will not be returned. Please be advised that all submissions become Government property and will not be returned. Not responding to this Notice does not preclude participation in any future RFP, if any is issued. In accordance with FAR 15.201(e), responses to this Notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the U.S. Government to form a binding contract. It is the responsibility of the interested parties to monitor this site for additional information pertaining to this Notice.

USACE Buffalo District is seeking interested firms capable of providing the Rental of a Crawler Crane with nominal land based capacity of 150 to 165 tons and 120 ft. of Boom.

The crane will be assembled and operated on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Crane Barge McCauley at U.S. Federal Harbors on Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.

Contractor shall be responsible for providing emergency service response to address any unscheduled repair needs that might arise. If the equipment is out of service, response shall be within 1 working day of notice, and the contractor shall make the repairs needed to return the crane to service as quickly as possible. The Contractor shall provide the needed repair services at the location of the crane, which could be at any of the federal harbors along the US shores of Lakes Erie and Ontario, from Toledo, OH to Cape Vincent, NY.

The base rental period for the Crawler Crane will be twelve (12) months.

Optional Line Items have been put in place to extend the rental for up to 36 months beyond the base rental period, and may be exercised if a need is identified, and if funds are available. Option line items shall be priced as a monthly rate, and the Government will have the ability to fully or partially award these line items based on need.

Notification of optional line item awards and duration will be done annually a minimum of 60 days prior to the end of the current rental period.
If the option line item are not awarded, the rental period will terminate at the end of the last awarded rental line item. Disassembly and de-mobilization of the crane will occur within two (2) weeks after the rental termination date and will be scheduled by the Contacting Officer or his representative.

The rental period for the base contract (Bid Item 2) will be 12 months from the date of delivery. Delivery will be considered complete once the crane is fully assembled on the government barge, tested, inspected, and accepted by the government as fully operational. Up to three (3) additional option years may be awarded, as detailed below. The initial delivery shall be in early spring 2018, in accordance with the schedule included in the attached Special Provisions.


Along with the attached form, firms interested in providing a response to this Sources Sought Notice should limit their responses to 5 pages and shall include the following information:

- Offeror's capability to meet the requirements including specific material and equipment; - Offeror's capability to perform a contract of this complexity;
- Offeror's are requested to submit NO MORE THAN four (4) projects of similar scope and complexity performed within the last five (5) years. Include a brief description of the project, customer name, timelines of performance, customer satisfaction, and dollar value of the project.
- Offeror can provide supplemental information listing previous Government contract experience that is not similar to this work but as a prime contractor listing only the Project title, Government Agency,
year completed, and final value of the project.

Interested firms shall respond to this Sources Sought Synopsis no later than 1:00 PM (EST) by 24 OCT 2017. Email is the preferred method of replying to this synopsis. Please reply to with a cc:

Any firm interested in bidding USACE projects must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) at to be eligible for award of Government contracts.

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Posted Date:
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Description: Statement of Work
Contracting Office Address :
1776 Niagara St.
Buffalo, New York 14207-3199
United States
Place of Performance :
1035 E, 9th Street

Cleveland, Ohio 44114
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Gayle A Geiger,
Purchasing Agent
Phone: 716-879-4211
Fax: 716-879-4353
Secondary Point of Contact :
Walter Kamad,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 716-879-4134
Fax: 716-879-4353

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