Ontario Region - Geotechnical Engineering and Materials Testing Services RFSO

Solicitation number EQ754-201826/A

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Closing date and time 2020/01/21 14:00 EST

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    Ontario Region - Geotechnical Engineering and Materials Testing Services RFSO
    Marshall, Cindy
    Telephone No. - (647) 405-4245 
    Fax No. - (416) 952-1257 
    Solicitation No. EQ754-201826/A Request for Standing Offers, Ontario Region, Geotechnical Engineering and Materials Testing Services
    Public Works and Government Services Canada is calling for proposals from experienced Geotechnical Engineering firms with in-house resources and/or a team of sub-consultants with expertise which will include Dams, Bridges, Buildings, Airport facilities, Water and Sewage Treatment Plant, Municipal Infrastructure facilities, Road, Pavements, Small Craft Harbour facilities, Ferry terminal, public wharves, docks and piers shore protection, river bank naturalization and stabilization, Breakwaters and retaining structures and Dredging material analysis, Utility Telecommunication towers, Light houses and Heritage Structures to submit proposals for Standing Offers. The selected consultants shall provide a range of geotechnical and materials testing services in Ontario Region.
    The Request for Standing Offer (RFSO) may result in the authorization of up to four (4) Standing Offers in the Ontario Region each for a period of three (3) years from the date of issuance of the Standing Offers. Canada anticipates the total value of these Standing Offers to be approximately $6,000,000.00.
    Examples of the types of projects which will require geotechnical and materials testing services include; carrying out inspections, investigations, monitoring and analyses of civil works of all materials (concrete, steel, wood, stone, soil, etc.) including all components such as approaches, embankments, abutments, wing walls, slopes, retaining walls, slabs, decks, superstructures, substructures, barriers, railings, curbs, mooring system, berthing system etc.
    The RFSO will be a single submission process. Proposals will be evaluated for both technical content and price. The proposal rankings will be based on 70% for technical evaluation and 30% for price. Standing Offer particulars are described in the RFSO.
    Firms should be able to demonstrate successful delivery of the above referenced services for a broad variety of projects over the last five (5) years. In general, the firm and its personnel will be evaluated on the basis of their demonstrated understanding of the scope of services, their approach and methodology to providing those services, the quality of their relevant experience in this area, as well as the cost of the provision of the services.
    Firms interested in providing these services may order the Request for Standing Offer documents which are distributed through the Government Electronic Tendering Services (GETS). Standard Terms and Conditions for this procurement are incorporated by reference into, and form part of the Tender and Contract Documents. The Standard documents are issued by Public Works and Government Services Canada and may be viewed on buyandsell.gc.ca. Tender documents can be obtained from GETS by visiting their website at http://buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders. Amendments, when issued, will be available from GETS. In all cases bidders must indicated in the space provided on the Proposal Form the identification number(s) of the amendment(s), if any, that they have taken into consideration for their bid. 
    Sealed proposals will be received at; Public Works and Government Services Canada, 4900 Yonge Street, 10th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M2N 6A6
    All enquiries of a technical nature and all questions of a contractual nature are to be submitted in writing to the Contractual Authority:
    Cindy Marshall
    Telephone No.: 647-402-4245
    Fax No.: 416-952-1257
    E-mail: cindy.marshall@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Marshall, Cindy
    (647) 405-4245 ( )
    (416) 952-1257
    Ontario Region
    10th Floor, 4900 Yonge Street
    Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6A6

    Buying organization(s)

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price

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