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ADVANCE PROCUREMENT NOTICE SUBMARINE BATTERY CHARGERS, CFB ESQUIMALT, BC (WITH SECURITY REQUIREMENTS)

Solicitation number 77440

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/05/15 17:00 EDT


    Description

    Advance Procurement Notice

    Submarine Battery Chargers, CFB Esquimalt, BC

    (with Security Requirements)

    Purpose of this Advance Procurement Notice

    This is not a bid solicitation. This is an advance notice of a potential contract with anticipated security requirements to provide interested contractors 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 contract will proceed or that any security clearance(s) will be granted under the sponsorship process in a timely fashion or otherwise.

    Description of the Project and Services

    The work includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the supply of labour, material, supervision, and equipment necessary to build three mobile, skid-based battery chargers to be delivered to three locations. Further work includes the retrofit of two existing mobile, skid-based battery chargers as well as commissioning and operator training.

    The Rough order of magnitude value of this contract is $13,000,000. It is anticipated this procurement will be initiated in April/May of 2023. This is conditional on the project receiving approval to proceed by DND.

    Contract Award and Anticipated Security Requirements

    In order to be eligible for contract award, a contractor will be required to, among other things, actively hold all required security clearance(s) at the time of closing, as further detailed in the solicitation/tender documents.

    As of the date of posting of this Advance Procurement Notice, the required security clearance(s) are anticipated to be:

    • for contractors: a valid and active DESIGNATED ORGANIZATION SCREENING (DOS) 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 contractors early access to the security clearance application process through sponsorship under its Industrial Security Program (ISP). Accordingly, contractors that are interested in submitting or participating in a bid for this procurement 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, contractors are asked to quote the following information, among other things:

    • Contract number 77440; and
    • Level of clearance requested to be sponsored for.

      Sponsorship Process

      Upon receipt, DCC will review the sponsorship request application and will communicate directly with the contractor to complete a sponsorship request package. Once DCC has determined that the contractor has substantially completed the sponsorship request package, DCC will forward the package to the CSP, PWGSC on behalf of the contractor based on the following timelines:

    • 30 calendar days prior to planned solicitation/tender closing, for DESIGNATED ORGANIZATION SCREENING (DOS).

      Following receipt of the sponsorship request package, the CSP, PWGSC will communicate directly with the contractor regarding any further steps or actions to be undertaken or the status of the sponsorship request package processing. At such time, the contractor will need to cooperate with the CSP, PWGSC in a timely fashion to further the process.

      Questions

      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:

    Danielle Flynn

    Coordinator, Contract Services

    Defence Construction Canada

    Telephone Number: 778-789-3070

    Email Address: Danielle.Flynn@dcc-cdc.gc.ca

    Disclaimer

    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 contractor 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 contractor 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.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Defence Construction Canada
    Address
    Constitution Square, 19th Floor, 350 Albert Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K3
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Flynn, Danielle
    Phone
    778-789-3070
    Email
    Danielle.Flynn@dcc-cdc.gc.ca
    Address
    CA

    Buying organization(s)

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