FBO Notice Date 12/13/18
BIDS Reference Number 221
Document Type: Sources Sought
Utilities And Housekeeping Services

Department of Veterans Affairs, Long Beach VANLO, Department of Veterans Affairs, 90815

S -- Service-Interstitial Clean Up-FMS SOL 36C26219Q0201 DUE 121818Omar MajetteContract Specialist562-766-2249This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation. All information received in response to this RFI that is marked as proprietary will be handled accordingly. In accordance with FAR15.201(e), responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI.

This Sources Sought Notice is to solicit interested SERVICE DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESSES or VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS capable of meeting the following requirement:

The Loma Linda VA Healthcare system is searching for an SDVOSB contractor to provide Contractor shall provide all necessary labor, transportation, equipment, materials, personal protective equipment, supervision, other items and non-personal services required to provide the sample analysis described in the Statement of Work for Department of Veterans Affairs Loma Linda Healthcare System.

The government's intent is to issue a solicitation to award a single contract. This acquisition will be solicited pursuant to the Veterans' First Public Law 109-461 as a 100% Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside (SDVOSB)and/or Veteran-Own Small Business. Additionally, this acquisition will be awarded in accordance with FAR 14.408-1(a) to the responsible bidder whose bid, conforming to the Invitation for Bid, will be most advantageous to the Government, considering only price and the price-related factors. Questions concerning this Sources Sought will be accepted up until 12/19/2018

The anticipated solicitation is projected to post on or about 12/18/2018, on this website. Hard copies will not be mailed. The solicitation will be issued as an Request For Quote (RFQ). INTERESTED PARTIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO REGISTER TO RECEIVE NOTIFICATION OF ACTIONS INCLUDING POSTING OF THE SOLICITATION AND ANY AMENDMENTS. ADDITIONALLY, BIDDERS ARE ADVISED TO CHECK THE SITE FREQUENTLY ASTHEY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING AMENDMENTS TO THE SOLICITATION NOTICE.

 Offers from capable and responsible VIP-verified SDVOSB sources that are authorized by the OEM will be considered. Firms offering a response to this noticeshould ensure that their VIP verification is active and their registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) database (https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/) is current and should ensure that the applicable NAICS code (NAICS Code 238990 Cleaning building interiors during and immediately after construction) is included in the SAM profile prior to submission of quotations.

NOTE: Interested parties are to submit their Capabilities Statement to the Contracting Office (No more than 5 pages, please) via email to omar.majette@va.gov no later than 12/18/2018 at 1:00pm PST.STATEMENT OF WORK AND CRITERIA FOR

TITLE:

Interstitial Clean Up

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Interstitials need to be brought back up to code to meet TJC and NFPA life safety and environment of care requirements.

OBJECTIVES:

The purpose of this contract is to have a contractor to furnish all SERVICES toclean up debris, post-construction items, trash, left over materials, furniture, surplus duct work, surplus piping, surplus plywood, concrete debris, discardedlight bulbs, etc. located in the interstitial area of the VA Loma Linda Health Care System.

An interstitial space is an intermediate space located between regular-use floors, commonly located in hospitals and laboratory-type buildings to allow space for the mechanical systems of the building. By providing this space, laboratory and hospital rooms may be easily rearranged throughout their lifecycles and therefore reduce lifecycle cost.

The interstitials span all four floors of the VA Loma Linda Health Care System which includes approximately (800,000-850,000) square feet of space.

Services will comply with all DVA, local, state, and federal policies and regulations.

PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:

Approximately two (2) weeks or less. All work must begin within (48) hours of contract award. Work will be done during working hours; specifically, Monday through Friday from 8am-3:30pm. Work will be coordinated with all required parties, including, but not limited to, contractor, VALLHCS, GEMS Coordinator, Safety,COR, Chief, Maintenance and Operation, etc. Work timelines may be subject to change due to VALLHCS operational requirements. Contractor must be able to perform work with no additional charges within (48) hours of contact by the designated VALLHCS Contracting Officer Representative (COR).

PLACE OF PERFORMANCE:

VA Loma Linda 11201 Benton St Loma Linda, CA 92357

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS:

Offeror must possess a 30-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety card.Offeror must possess fitted N-95 respirator masks, gloves, safety eye wear, knee pads, safety toe boots, helmets, and safety vests.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

a. Schedule with Contracting Officer Representative (COR) or Designee (48) hours in advance prior to start of work.

b. Prior to start of job, all personnel shall have a valid Loma Linda PIV badge flash badge.

c. Prior to working, ALL energy sources (electrical, water, etc.) shall be locked and tagged out, and upon completion of work, will be re-energized and verified.

d. Prior to work each day, workers or a designated lead or supervisor are/is to check in with the Graphics Control in the plant.

e. Contractor will complete a VALLHCS interstitial work permit request prior to starting work and upon work completion. Permit must be kept on site and easily accessible for work duration.

f. Contractor shall conform to the following standards, policies, regulations,governing agency, and any other local, state, or Federal guidelines that are not listed here. Contractor will coordinate with the local VA Loma Linda Health Care System GEMS Coordinator.

g. Contractor responsible for clean-up, safe removal, and off-site disposal inaccordance with all OSHA, GEMS, VA, etc. This includes, but is not limited to, clean up materials: clean up debris, post-construction items, trash, left over materials, furniture, surplus duct work, surplus piping, surplus plywood, concrete debris, discarded light bulbs, etc. located in the interstitial area of theVA Loma Linda Health Care System.

h. Contractor shall perform work in accordance with existing, relevant standards and codes to minimize the possibility of injury to personnel, damage to government property/equipment.

i. Contractor will not damage existing interstitial infrastructure and/or healthcare system property/spaces (e.g., surfaces, stairwells, corridors, panels, walls, elevators, service areas, floors, carpet, road, pavement, etc.), including but not limited to, duct work, electrical work, conduit, low voltage conductors,piping, CAT V cable, drywall, flooring, ceiling, plumbing work, lighting, and/or blocking ingress/egress routes.

j. Damage to government property may result in additional action.

k. Every effort will be made to safeguard and care for all human life and property.

l. Clean Up briefings will occur daily, weekly at 3:15pm to provide a briefingof progress and/or findings to address red flag issues, action items, and/or review items that may require additional discussion of options.

m. The Contractor shall furnish all labor, materials, supplies, tools, equipment, vehicles, removal devices, carrying containers, carts, flashlights, etc.

n. Containment (secured bag) of all known hazards (e.g., dust, particles, debris) is required at all time.

o. Items tagged for interstitial retention will not be removed (i.e., construction materials for ongoing construction projects).

p. Clean up may include, but is not limited to, removal, disposal, sweeping, use of broom & dust pan, vacuuming with HEPA filter of concrete dust and floor construction debris NTE one (1) designated 10 x10 area per interstitial floor.q. Provide before and after cleaning photos minimum of (5) before and (5) after per interstitial to be submitted with final, close out report. OSHA Regulations, www.osha.gov NFPA, www.nfpa.org

ALL supporting documents will be provided via electronic and hard copy to:

CHIEF, FACILITY MANAGEMENT SERVICEFMS VALLHCS11201 BENTON STREETLOMA LINDA CA 92357

Work completion may require entry is closed and/or limited access and/or confined spaces and/or off-hours, after hours, and/or weekend hours to support uninterrupted patient care, operations, and access. All pertinent regulations apply.

The contractor must meet all compliance requirements (e.g., OSHA, industry, VA,VALLHCS, State, Federal, local, county, city, village, etc.). The contractor will provide a report of services and tests. The contractor will provide all required licenses, certifications, permits, documents, as required and requested. The contractor will provide all required, qualified, license, and certified labor, technicians, equipment, materials, tools, transport, supervision, safety requirements, personal protective equipment (e.g., safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, gloves, protective wear, masks, etc.).

The offeror must possess a 30-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety card.

Contractor shall conform to following standards, policies, regulations, governing agency, and any other local, state, or Federal guidelines that are not listedhere.

OSHA Regulations, www.OSHA.govNFPA, www.nfpa.org

VA, www.va.gov

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/LBVANBC/VAMD/36C26219Q0201/listing.html

SET-ASIDE: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business