The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District, has an upcoming project to refurbish an existing electrical geared traction elevator at Monongahela River Charleroi Locks and Dam, Westmoreland and Washington Counties, Pennsylvania. This small business size standard for this set-aside is $22 million. The Government anticipates using FAR 14 procedures and will not reimburse any bidder for any submissions in response to the invitation for bids.The existing elevator is in the land-wall dam pier house. The major features of this new requirement follows:Removal and replacement of the electric geared traction elevator driving machine, existing controls, control wiring, power cables, car fixtures and controls, all travel cables, suspension cables and the governor assembly and rope. The existing car, guide rails, crosshead, styles, safety plank and deflector sheaves shall be inspected and reused if in satisfactory condition.Install the Elevator Machine room Split System Air Conditioner,
Heat Pump and all associated control wiring. Also provide 30A non-fused disconnect switch for outdoor condenser unit.Remove and upgrade existing light fixtures.Remove and upgrade existing receptacles in cab, hoistway and machine room with GFCI receptacles.Remove and upgrade existing elevator disconnect switch.Install heat detector in hoistway and machine rooms. Install smoke detector in each lobby area of the elevator. All wiring shall go back to the Elevator Control Panel.Testing new elevator control and functions.Sustainable acquisition considerations: The soliciation will include provisions and clauses related to HVAC system (energy efficient, use of aerosols/foams), as well as USDA bio-based lubricants, and EPA CPG recovery considerations for construction materials. Disposal of electrical equipment will be required. Hazardous materials will be disposed of in accordance with all federal, state and local regulations. Ferrous and all other construction waste material will be disposed of at commercially permitted facilities licensed to accept waste or recyclable materials as applicable.The Government anticipates this construction and service repair work will take less than 270 days, with a magnitude cost range between $250,000 and $500,000. The Government anticipates posting the solicitation in approximately two weeks and making award by mid August. A site visist will be scheduled for interested bidders, as established in the soliciation.In interested, please prepare to be a respionsible firm and ready to submit a bid, by ensuring your firm is:Registered in System for Award Management (SAM) and maintain an active registration status.Registered in the Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment (PIEE) for the Solicitation Module with the PROPOSAL MANAGER role.*Responsible means a contractor that meets the standards in FAR 9.104 - available at https://www.acquisition.govSys
tem for Award Management (SAM) Registration. Registering in SAM.gov includes both entity validation and entity registration. To register in SAM: a. Navigate to SAM.gov b. Select Sign-In (top right) c. Select Create an Account then Follow the Instructions. d. After Account is Set-up, Select Sign In. e. Under the Entity Management widget, Select “Get Started” button. f. Select Register Entity. As part of entity registration, a Unique Entity ID will be assigned.For Additional Information on SAM: To Register Your Entity (company) or check Your Registration status, please visit https:/www.fsd.gov/gsafsd_sp?id=gsa_index.
Under the heading of “Learn How to Register Your Entity”, you will find the following, Get Started with Your Registration Check Registration Status - ACTIVE, INACTIVE, PENDING Update Your Registration Become an Entity Administrator Validate Your Entity *Access User Guides *By selecting this option, you can obtain a Quick Start Guide for Contract Registrations.Also, on this site, in the search block, you can perform key words searches such as User Guides - FAQs, Videos, and Definitions.PLEASE NOTE: It is mandatory that all companies be registered in SAM in order to receive federal contracts. There is no charge to register or maintain your company (entity) registration.Login.gov manages usernames and passwords for SAM.gov.*Important* Registration InformationRegistration can take at least ten (10) business days to be active in SAM.gov. Registration must be in active status upon offer submission and remain active during award period. Registration must be renewed every 365 days to remain active.The Federal Service Desk (FSD) for SAM questions, may be contacted. Phone Number: 866-606-8220. Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET. Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment (PIEE) Solicitation Module RegistrationTo register for PIEE follow the below instructions. a. Navigate to https://piee.eb.mil/
b. Select Register [top right] c. Select Vendor d. Create a User ID and Password and follow the prompts [next] e. Create Security Questions [next] f. Complete your User Profile Information [next] g. Complete your Supervisor or Approving Official Information [next] h. Complete Roles i. Step 1. Select SOL-Solicitation ii. Step 2. Select Proposal Manager iii. Step 3. Click Add Roles iv. Step 4. Fill in your Location Code (CAGE Code) [next] i. Provide a justification for your registration [next] j. Follow the remaining prompts to submit your registrationThe Electronic Business Service Desk for PIEE questions, may be contacted. Phone Number: 866-618-5988. Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 06:30 - 24:00 EST. Email: email@example.comIf
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