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Solicitation number WA181001_KN70307

Publication date

Closing date and time 2019/07/08 14:00 EDT


    Advance Procurement Notice

    Hangar 14 Renovation, AETE Capital Program in Ottawa,

    CFSU (Ottawa), Ontario

    (with Security Requirements)

    Purpose of this Advance Procurement Notice

    This is not a bid solicitation. This is an advance notice of a potential project with anticipated security requirements to provide interested Contractors an opportunity to apply for security clearances. Note that there is no guarantee that this project will proceed.

    Description of the Project

    Construction Management Services for Hangar 14 Renovation at Ottawa, ON. This renovation is intended to improve the efficiency of service for the Aerospace Engineering Testing Establishment (AETE) and restore full operational capability of Hangar 14.

    Description of the Services

    The scope of work for this project will include, but is not limited to:

    • Construction management, inclusive of: Phase management, Work planning, Construction monitoring and Integration & procurement of work packages;
    • Ensure efficient implementation and timely delivery of the project.

      The construction cost of this project is estimated at $18.5M. It is anticipated that this procurement will be initiated after December 2019. This is conditional on the project receiving approval to proceed by the DND.

      Security Requirements

      Contractors will be required to hold a valid FACILITY SECURITY CLEARANCE (FSC) at the level of SECRET with approved DOCUMENT SAFEGUARDING at the level of SECRET, issued or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).

      The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.

      The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of SECRET, as required, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.

      The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed at the level of SECRET.

      If the procurement moves ahead, Contractors will be required to hold a valid IT Media at the level of SECRET, issued or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC); issued after contract award.

      Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.


    Contractors that do not meet the stipulated security requirements and that are interested in submitting a proposal for this procurement 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: Contractors are asked to submit their request prior to July 8, 2019 quoting the following information:

    • Contract number WA181001-KN70307; and
    • Level of clearance requested to be sponsored for.


      Any questions pertaining to the sponsoring process through the ISP can be addressed to:

      Telephone Number: (613) 998-8974; or

      Email address:

    Any questions relating to the Project can be addressed to:

    Fortuna Sophia Konan

    Coordinator, Contract Services

    Defence Construction Canada


    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • No trade agreements are applicable to this solicitation process

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Defence Construction Canada
    Constitution Square, 19th Floor, 350 Albert Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K3
    Contracting authority
    Konan, Sophia
    180 Kent St
    Ottawa, ON, K1P 0B6

    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
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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