APN - MARINE INSPECTION AND ENGINEERING CONSULTANT SERVICES STANDING OFFER BC
Solicitation number 79317
Closing date and time 2023/11/27 17:00 EST
Last amendment date
MARINE INSPECTION AND ENGINEERING CONSULTANT SERVICES STANDING OFFER
(with Security Requirements)
Purpose of this Advance Procurement Notice
This is not a bid solicitation. This is an advance notice of a potential standing offer with anticipated security requirements to provide interested consultants an opportunity to begin the sponsorship request process for potentially obtaining the required security clearance(s) that are anticipated. Note that there is no guarantee that this standing offer will proceed or that any security clearance(s) will be granted under the sponsorship process in a timely fashion or otherwise.
Description of the Standing Offer and Services
A consultant will be required to provide marine inspection and engineering services in support of ongoing operations, rehabilitation, renovation, and new construction projects at various locations in British Columbia in support of Marine Infrastructure projects including above and below the waterline.
The services may include the following:
- Performing Engineering Feasibility Studies
- Performing Engineering Pre-Design Studies
- Performing Engineering Inspections and Assessments
- Performing Other Engineering Studies
- Preparation of Technical Reports associated with Marine Infrastructure Studies and Assessments
- Preparation of Statement of Requirements or Construction Requirements
- Options Analysis
- Providing Engineering Advice on Marine Infrastructure Technical Matters;
- Preparation of Concept and Feasibility Studies
- Design Development
- Preparation of Construction Documents or Performance Specifications
- Project Scheduling, including design and construction
- Construction and Life Cycle Cost Estimating
- Tender Phase Services
- Construction Phase Services
The rough order of magnitude value of the standing is between $1,500,000 and $2,000,000. It is anticipated that this standing offer will be initiated in the fall of 2023.
Contract Award and Anticipated Security Requirements
In order to be eligible for contract award, a consultant will be required to, among other things, actively hold all required security clearance(s) at the time of closing, as further detailed in the Request for Proposal documents.
As of the date of posting of this Advance Procurement Notice, the required security clearance(s) are anticipated to be:
- for consultants: a valid and active DESIGNATED ORGANIZATION SCREENING (DOS) at the level of RELIABILITY granted or approved by the Contract Security Program (CSP), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
Industrial Security Program (ISP) Sponsorship
Defence Construction Canada (DCC) is providing consultants early access to the security clearance application process through sponsorship under its Industrial Security Program (ISP). Accordingly, consultants that are interested in submitting or participating in a proposal/bid for this standing offer and that do not actively hold the above identified security clearance(s) should begin the security clearance application process by applying through DCC’s ISP.
Under this program, DCC may provide preliminary assistance with the security clearance sponsorship process.
To begin the security clearance sponsorship process, please submit a sponsorship request application to DCC by following the steps identified on DCC’s website at: https://www.dcc-cdc.gc.ca/industry/security-requirements.
In their sponsorship request application to DCC, consultants are asked to quote the following information, among other things:
- Contract number 79317; and
- Level of clearance requested to be sponsored for.
Upon receipt, DCC will review the sponsorship request application and will communicate directly with the consultant to complete a sponsorship request package. Once DCC has determined that the consultant has substantially completed the sponsorship request package, DCC will forward the package to the CSP, PWGSC on behalf of the consultant based on the following timelines:
- 30 calendar days prior to planned solicitation/tender closing, for DESIGNATED ORGANIZATION SCREENING (DOS).
Any questions pertaining to the sponsoring process through the ISP can be addressed to:
Telephone Number: (613) 998-8974; or
Email address: ISP.Sponsorship@dcc-cdc.gc.ca
Any questions relating to this Advance Procurement Notice can be addressed to:
Procurement Specialist (Operations)
Defence Construction Canada
DCC does not provide any assurances or guarantees that a sponsorship request package or a security clearance application forwarded by DCC to the CSP, PWGSC on behalf of a consultant will be successful or result in the granting of the requested security clearance(s) by the CSP, PWGSC, in a timely fashion. At all times, the processing of a sponsorship request package or a security clearance application is subject to the respective terms, conditions, and timelines of DCC’s ISP sponsorship process and the CSP, PWGSC’s security clearance granting process. By applying to either of the aforementioned processes, the consultant accepts and agrees to bear any risks associated with: (i) the completeness or accuracy, or lack thereof, of its application or related documents submitted under or in connection with either said processes, and (ii) the timeliness, or lack thereof, of any processing or granting of security clearance(s) under or in connection with either said processes.
The estimated contract period will be 36 month(s).
World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
Defence Construction Canada - Pacific Region
Address pendingVictoria, British Columbia, V8W 2M6Canada
- Contracting authority
- Mahmoud Farajmandi
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