Solicitation number NMP1508

Publication date

Closing date and time 2016/03/22 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Advance Procurement Notice

    real property (RP) services

    across northern Canada

    (with Security Requirements)

    Purpose of this Advance Procurement Notice

    This is not a bid solicitation. This is an advance notice of potential projects with anticipated security requirements to provide interested consultants/contractors an opportunity to apply for security clearances. Note that there is no guarantee that these projects will proceed.

    Description of the Program

    Real Property Operations (RP Ops) North is responsible for operation and maintenance of approximately 680 buildings and structures accommodating Northern Operations. These buildings are located throughout the Canadian North. The services to be provided under this program may include, but is not limited to: investigations, studies, multidisciplinary Architectural and Engineering Consultant Services as well as repair, maintenance, construction and environmental assessments/surveys.

    The northern locations are as follows:

    • Inuvik (NWT)
    • Rankin Inlet (NU)
    • Yellowknife (NWT)
    • Iqaluit (NU)
    • Resolute Bay (NU)
    • Alert (NU)
    • BAR-2 (Shingle Point, YT)
    • CAM-M (Cambridge Bay, NU)
    • CAM-3 (Shepherd Bay, NU)
    • DYE-M (Cape Dyer, NU)
    • FOX-3 (Dewar Lakes, NU)
    • LAB-2 (Saglek, NL)
    • LAB-6 (Cartwright, NL)
    • PIN-M (Cape Parry, (NWT)
    • Whitehorse (YT)

    Description of the Services

    The program will consist of projects that may include, but not be limited to the following:

    • Mechanical Engineering: Power Generation and UPS, Fuel Storage and Distribution/Pumping, Plumbing, HVAC
    • Electrical Engineering: power distribution including distribution panels, power panels, transformer, lighting, low voltage cabling and Intrusion Alarm /access control
    • Architectural services: Building Envelop, Roofing, Window/glazing, Insulation
    • Fire protection and Life Safety: Strategic and Technical Advice or Guidance, Engineering surveys, Fire Investigation, Fire Safety Plan Review, Compliance Monitoring Inspection and Engineering Assessment, Design for replacement, modifications & new systems
    • Civil and Geotechnical (including permafrost): Survey (including Land Surveying and Construction), Geotechnical investigation, roads, buildings, bridges, water diversion, earthworks, Airstrip maintenance and resurfacing (aprons, taxiways, runways).
    • Structural (including permafrost): Towers, Footings/Foundations, Buildings, Analysis
    • Marine Engineering (Marine Structures)
    • Geological services: Slope Stability Assessment, Landfill Stability, Geotechnical support
    • Commission services
    • Environmental services: Sampling, Monitoring, Testing, Water, Wastewater, Hazmat Surveys, Environmental Assessments, Surveys, Environmental Risk Assessments, Remediation
    • Cost Estimating

    Overall program value is estimated to be in the order of $55,000,000 over the next five (5) years, with the majority of projects to be between $100,000 to $1,000,000.

    It is anticipated that these procurements, associated with this program, will start in Summer 2016. This is conditional on the projects receiving approval to proceed by the DND.

    Security Requirements

    Consultants/Contractors will be required to hold a valid DESIGNATED ORGANIZATION SCREENING (DOS), issued or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).

    Sub-consultants/sub-contractors will be required to hold a valid DESIGNATED ORGANIZATION SCREENING (DOS) issued or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).


    Consultants/Contractors that do not meet the stipulated security requirements and that are interested in submitting possible future procurements that fall under this program can apply for the security clearance through the Industrial Security Program (ISP). This can be done by following the procedure on DCC’s website at the following link:

    The following information is to be provide:

    • Contract number NMP1508; and
    • Level of clearance requested to be sponsored for.


    Any questions pertaining to the sponsoring process through the ISP can be sent to the following email address:

    Any questions relating to the Real Property (RP) Northern Program can be addressed to:

    Julie Demers

    Coordinator, Contract Services

    Defence Construction Canada


    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Defence Construction Canada
    Constitution Square, 19th Floor, 350 Albert Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K3
    Contracting authority
    Demers, Julie

    Buying organization(s)

    Defence Construction Canada
    Constitution Square, 19th Floor, 350 Albert Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K3
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    Northwest Territories
    Nunavut Territory
    Region of opportunity
    Canada, Mexico, United States of America
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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