Driver Services for Advanced Technology Vehicle Mileage Accumulation

Solicitation number T8080-140073

Publication date

Closing date and time 2014/07/28 14:00 EDT

    Canada’s transportation system needs to be efficient, accessible, reliable and clean.  Over the past four years, Transport Canada’s (TC), Environmental Initiatives, Vehicles Program Division has worked in collaboration with governments, industry and academics to test and evaluate the most promising clean vehicle technologies in Canada, including battery electric, plug-in hybrid, fuel cell, clean diesel and advanced gasoline vehicles. The Program’s test results are helping to inform the development of codes, standards and regulations that industry requires to introduce these technologies in Canada in a safe and timely manner. Additional program details can be found at .
    Transport Canada, Environmental Initiatives requires advanced technology mileage accumulation driver services to assist with mileage accumulation and exercise for the program’s advanced technology vehicles. The drivers will assist in maintaining the inventory of test vehicles in good working order by driving the vehicles on a regular basis, and in accordance with specific test procedures and routes, as specified by Transport Canada.  
    Additional details concerning the specific requirements of drivers are included in this Statement of Work document.  
    Driver Requirements
    Transport Canada will require the services of up to four (4) drivers (as required). 
    The Contractor’s proposal must include a copy of the driver’s license for each candidate.  The proposed drivers must have a combination of classes AZ (Z for air brakes certification), G and M license (as described in the table below).  For example, one proposed driver could have a AZ-G license and the other driver could have the G-M license, in this particular case, both drivers have a combination of classes AZ-G-and M (Other combination are acceptable).
    The Services of the Contractor will be required for a initial period from date of award for a duration of twelve (12) months. 
    Option period:  In addition, two (2), one (1) year optional periods may be exercised at Transport
    Canada’s discretion as per the same terms and conditions. Therefore, the total potential duration of the contract may be up to three (3) years.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Transport Canada
    330 Sparks St
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0N5
    Contracting authority
    Chartrand, Celine
    330 Sparks Street
    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0N5

    Buying organization(s)

    Transport Canada
    330 Sparks St
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0N5
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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