Greening of Government Operations, Pass Island Lightstation

Solicitation number FP802-180049

Publication date

Closing date and time 2018/09/13 14:00 EDT



    The contractor is to supply and install two (2) new Mini split AC Units. The AC Units is to be installed on new wall brackets secured to the existing concrete foundation. Power is to be fed from existing Panel ‘B’ in the Storage room. Installation of the AC Units is to include the power connections, refrigerant connections, controls, and insulation. The AC unit controls are to be tie into and control the existing electric baseboards. Cut, patch, and make finishes like-new as needed. Seal all new exterior wall penetrations water-tight.

    The Contractor is to relocate existing portable generator and housing unit to accommodate new mini split AC system.

    Contractor with a maximum of 2 people will be allowed to stay in the light keeper dwelling for 2 nights maximum. Contractor must bring their own food, linen, supplies, etc.

    DFO will provide helicopter services for Contractor mobilization and demobilization activities. The services will only be provided between the work site and a designated location near Hermitage area (for Pass Island). Mobilization is limited to two (2) return trips between the designated location and the work site. Similarly, demobilization is limited to two (2) return trips between the designated location and the work site. The maximum number of personnel to be accommodated during mobilization and demobilization activities is four (4). The maximum amount of weight during slinging operations for mobilizing/demobilizing equipment and materials is 1,200 pounds. During all mobilization activities DFO will not be held responsible for any lost or damaged equipment and materials. The Contractor is responsible to fully secure and contain all materials/equipment/fuels/etc. If in the opinion of the Departmental Representative (or the coast guard pilot), the materials are not properly secured and contained, the chopper will not provide the services to the Contractor. 

    Note that chopper services are variable due to inclement weather and other coast guard operations and in this regard downtime is to be expected (there will be no additional contract costs if chopper services are unavailable when requested by the Contractor to mobilize/demobilize).


    DFO will accept Enquiries from Bidders until 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on Thursday, September 6th , 2018. Bidders must send their enquiries by email to


    Start Date: Upon contract award

    Completion Date: November 9th, 2018

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    Contracting organization

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    200 Kent St, Station 13E228
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
    Contracting authority
    Lynda Coulombe
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    200 Kent Street, 9th Floor, Work station 9E255
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6

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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    200 Kent St, Station 13E228
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
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