FBO Notice Date 05/21/18
BIDS Reference Number 634
Document Type: Combined Synopsis
Instruments & Laboratory Equipment

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE ITL, GSL, EL, CHL, Vicksburg, 39180-6199

66 -- Fume Hood Materials and Installation SOL W912HZ-18-Q-0435 DUE 053018 POC Frank Spears, Phone 6016343908, Email frank.spears@usace.army.milSolicitation Number W912HZ-18-Q-0435 is being issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ) with the intent to issue a single Firm-Fixed Price award. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-97. This procurement is being competed as a 100% Small business Set-Aside. The NAICS code for this procurement is 333413 - Industrial and Commercial Fan and Blower and Air Purification Equipment Manufacturing; Size Standard 500 Employees. This procurement is being conducted in accordance with regulations at FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items, and FAR Part 13,Simplified Acquisition Procedures.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), Geotechnical & Structures Laboratory at Vicksburg, MS has a requirement for the following:

Provide all necessary labor and materials to complete the installation of three F-100 Series - Isolator Generation-5 Bench Fume Hoods and ensure the functionality of the fume hoods.

Potential vendors may access the following attachments below:
Attachment 01 (Description of Requirement)
Attachment 02 (Quote Submission Form)

Completion Date:
The requested completion date is on or before July 6, 2018. Those who are unable to meet the requested completion date are welcome to provide a quote. The quoted delivery date will be used when making the award decision.

Site Visit:
A site visit is scheduled for May 23, 2018 at 1:00 PM Central Standard Time at the Engineer Research and Development Center, Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory, Building 3396. If you would like to attend the site visit, contact Frank Spears at Frank.Spears@usace.army.mil or 601-634-3908.

The government intends to make a single award for this requirement; however,multiple awards may be issued. The government intends to award without discussions while reserving the right to communicate with offerors if determined advantageous to the government. Offerors are encouraged to provide their best quoted pricing in their initial quote.

FAR Clause 52.212-2 - Evaluation Factors - Commercial Items:
(a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose quote conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageousto the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:
All quotes submitted will be evaluated for(1) Technical Capability and (2) Price. The government will issue an award to the offeror whose quote is the Lowest Price of those determined to meet at least the minimum requirements to be determined Technically Capable.

(1) Technical Capability is defined as the documented capability to meet theminimum requirements of the project as specified in this solicitation and the attached performance work statement, including evidence of the offeror's capability to complete the requirement as specified and the ability to meet or exceed the specified completion date.

It is incumbent upon the offeror to submit sufficient documentation and information for the Government to determine technical capability and quoted price. Failure to submit sufficient information for the government to determine technical capability and quoted price may be cause for rejection of your quote.

SAM Registration:
Pursuant to FAR Provision 52.204-7, prior to award offerors shall be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM), if you arenot registered in (SAM), an award CANNOT be made to your company. You may register electronically at http://www.sam.gov.
Before a complete evaluation of your quote can be made offerors must provide Offeror Representations and Certifications for their company. The preferred method for providing Reps & Certs is to include this information in your SAM registration. Offerors who do not include their Reps & Certs in their SAM registration must print, complete, and include FAR Clause 52.212-3 Alt I, Offeror Representations and Certifications - with their quote package.

The following FAR Clauses & Provisions apply to this acquisition:
FAR 52.204-7 System for Award Management;
FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items;
FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation - Commercial Items;
FAR 52.212-3, Alt I Offeror Representations and Certifications;
FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items;
FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders - Commercial Items -

The following clauses cited within FAR Clause 52.212-5 are applicable:
FAR 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First Tier Sub Contract Awards;
FAR 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest when Subcontracting with Contractor Debarred, Suspended or Proposed for Debarment;
FAR 52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside;
FAR 52.219-28 Post Award SmallBusiness Program Re-representation;
FAR 52.222-3 Convict Labor;
FAR52.222-19 Child Labor;
FAR 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities;
FAR 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity;
FAR 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities;
FAR 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons;
FAR 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging while Driving;
FAR 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun2008);
FAR 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management;
FAR 52.233- 3 Protest After Award;
FAR 52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim;
FAR 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporatedby Reference;

The full text of these FAR clauses can be accessed electronically at website:
http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm.

The following DFARS Clauses and Provisions are applicable to this acquisition:
DFARS 252.203-7000 Requirement Relating to Compensation of Former DoD officials;
DFARS 252.203-7005 Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD officials;
DFARS 252.204-7011 Alternative Line Item Structure;
DFARS 252.225-7001 Buy American Act and Balance of Payments Program;
DFARS 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports;
DFARS 252.232-7010 Levies on Contract Payments;
DFARS 252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications;
DFARS 252.247-7023 Transportation ofSupplies by Sea;

The full text of these DFARS clauses can be accessed electronically at website: http://farsite.hill.af.mil/VFDFARA.HTM.

Technical Inquiries and Questions:
All technical inquiries and questions relating to W912HZ-18-Q-0435 are to be submitted to Frank Spears via e-mail at Frank.Spears@usace.army.mil. Offerors are requested to review the specifications in their entirety and review the FedBizOpps website for answers to questions prior to submission of a new inquiry.

Notes:
Quotes are due Wednesday, May 30, 2018, not later than 2:00 p.m. CST, to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ERDC Contracting Office, Building 3000, 2nd Floor South Vicksburg, MS 39180-6199, ATTN: Frank Spears. Quotes may be submitted electronically via e-mail, providing that they are complete and include all required information, to: Frank.Spears@usace.army.mil. For information concerning this solicitation, contact Frank Spears via e-mail at Frank.Spears@usace.army.mil.

You are responsible for reading all information contained in this solicitation and all attachments if any posted with it. Offerors should check the FedBizOpps web site often for a new solicitation and/or amendments to this solicitation.

Offerors are responsible for ensuring that their quotes arrive prior to the scheduled closing date and time. Quotes must be clearly identified as being submitted for Solicitation Number W912HZ-18-Q-0435 to the ERDC Contracting Office, Attn. Frank Spears, CEERD-CT-V.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/329/W912HZ-18-Q-0435/listing.html

SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business