Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall
Proposal Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: Yes Nature of Requirements:
REQUEST FOR STANDING OFFERS FOR Airport Engineering - QUEBEC REGION
Location: Various Locations across the Province of Quebec including the regions subject to the Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements (CLCA) entitled the Convention of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA) - Inuit and Cree portion
Zone 1: Across Quebec excluding zones 2 & 3 (excluding the NCR)
Zone 2: INUIT Zone
Zone 3: CREE Zone
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO SUPPLIERS RE. BID SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS Due to the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, temporary measures are being taken on-site at the Quebec Region Bid Receiving Unit to encourage social distancing. The health and safety of staff and suppliers remains our top priority.
Suppliers are required to submit offers electronically using the Canada Post epost Connect application to respond to this Request for Standing Offer. This service allows suppliers to submit bids, offers and arrangements electronically to PWGSC Bid Receiving Units. This online service enables the electronic transfer of large files up to Protected B level. Faxed and hard copy (submitted in person or via mail/courier) offers will not be accepted as part of this Request for Standing Offer. Given current circumstances and network limitations, some active procurements may be delayed. To stay up to date on the status of specific procurements, please consult Buysandsell.gc.ca.
DESCRIPTION OF THE REQUIREMENT: Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is inviting firms with the knowledge and experience in Airport Engineering to submit proposals for Departmental Individual Standing Offers (DISO). The selected consultants shall provide a range of services as identified in the Description of Services section of the Request for Standing Offer document, across the region of Quebec (excluding the NCR). Proponents shall be licensed or eligible to be licensed to practise in the province of Quebec. Firms should be able to demonstrate successful delivery of these services for a broad variety of projects over the last ten (10) years. In general, the firm and its personnel will be evaluated on the basis of their demonstrated understanding of the Comprehension of the Scope of Services, Team Approach / Management of Services, Proponents Past Experience on Projects, Sub Consultants Past Experience on Projects, Proponents Senior and Project Personnel Expertise and Experience.
It is PWGSC's intention to authorize up to two (02) Regional Individual Standing Offers, each for a period of two (2) years from the date of issuing the Standing Offers in Zone 1 as well as up to two (2) Standing Offer for each of the Inuit and for the CREE zones.
Optionally, thereafter, Canada reserves the right to exercise 2 options of one year each.
The consultants must be will willing to provide their service all over the Province of Quebec. PWGSC reserves the right to determine the number of SO to issue in order to effectively meet the needs in all regions. The total dollar value of all Standing Offers is estimated to be $4,000,000.00 (Applicable Taxes included) per year.
- $2 000 000 for across Quebec province excluding the zone 2 and 3 (excluding the NCR) - $1 000 000 for Zone 2 INUITS and - $1 000 000 for Zone 3 CREE
Individual call-ups will vary, up to a maximum of $750,000.00 (Applicable Taxes included). Proponents should note that there is no guarantee that the full or any amount of the Standing Offers will be called-up; PWGSC will award call-ups only when the specific services to be provided under the Standing Offer are needed.
SET-ASIDE PROGRAM FOR ABORIGINAL BUSINESS (APPLICABLE ONLY TO A PORTION OF THE RFSO UNDER CLCA):
A portion of this procurement has been set aside under the federal government's Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB).
In order to be considered, firms must certify that they qualify as an Aboriginal business as defined in the PSAB and that they will comply with all requirements of the PSAB.
Where a Supplier wishes its offer to be considered for set aside for Aboriginal business, Suppliers must complete and sign the certification entitled "Owner/Employee Certification Set-aside for Aboriginal Business" attached as Annex «D».
By executing the certification, the Supplier warrants that it is an Aboriginal business as defined in the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB).
MANDATORY CRITERIA PRIORTO CONTRACT AWARD
- INTEGRITY PROVISIONS: Bidders must provide with their bid or promptly thereafter a complete list of names of all individuals who are currently directors of the Bidder. If the required names have not been received by the time the evaluation of bids is completed, Canada will inform the Bidder of a time frame within which to provide the information. Failure to provide the names within the time-frame specified will render the bid non-responsive.
Canada may, at any time, request that a Bidder provide properly completed and Signed Consent Forms (Consent to a Criminal Record Verification form- PWGSC-TPSGC 229) for any or all individuals mentioned above within a specified time frame. Failure to provide such Consent Forms within the timeframe provided, or failure to cooperate to the verification process will result in the bid being declared non-responsive.
INQUIRIES All enquiries regarding this tender, are to be submitted in writing to the Contractual Authority: Camille Ghali, Supply Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Telephone No. - (514) 607-2190 Fax No. - (514) 496-3822
Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender documents through the https://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tenders site. Drawings and specifications are now available for viewing and downloading in PDF format.
Bidders should take note that attachment contains the full set of drawings and specifications, which consist of PDF files organized in an industry-standard directory structure. Addenda, when issued, will be available from the same site. Firms that elect to base their bids on tender documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the tender calling authority of their intention to bid.
Bidders must indicate for which zone their bid is being submitted and if a bidder wishes to submit a bid for more than one zone, then this must be indicated separately for each specific zone.
Bids sent by fax will not be accepted ***** The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents maybe submitted in either official language of Canada Standard terms and conditions are incorporated by reference in the tender documents and contract documents, and form an integral part.
LANGUAGES This PWGSC office provides acquisition services to the public in both official languages. Ce bureau de TPSGC fournit des services d'achat au public dans les deux langues officielles.
Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.