Notice Type: Presolicitation Notice
Office Address: Network Contracting Officer 21;
Subject: C-- Design Expand IT & Engineering Capabilities
Classification Code: C - Architect and engineering services
Solicitation Number: VA26114R0840
Contact: Denise R. GrovesContracting Officer email@example.com mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business
Architecture and Engineering (A-E) services and expert consultant services related to the design, demolition and construction services in support of project at the VACCMC (
One of the main concerns is to maintain operational continuity and seamless transfer of information and IT services during construction and final transfer of all IT assets into the new datacenter and IT staff office and service. The VA is looking for a designer who can demonstrate significant experience in the design, construction and operation of a reliable infrastructure for IT operations that minimizes the chance of disruption and provides information security both through physical controls via restrictive access and through the minimization of data compromise potential through shielding of transportation wiring with the ultimate goal of minimizing the chances of a security breach. The data center, IT office and service space must be designed in keeping with the high standards for assuring the integrity and functionality of its hosted computer environment. The design is to be based on the
VA Hospital Engineering Services:
A&E team must demonstrate experience in the design and construction management of integrated facility for support of the VA Engineering Services group that includes and is not limited to the following:
An in house design and construction team consisting of approximately 10-15 personnel with construction trades that includes and are not limited to Construction Management Staff, and construction crews who support the following trades HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Carpentry, Flooring, Pipe Fitting etc.
Service and maintenance shops that support 500,000 sqft of existing buildings that support hospital operations including inpatient care, outpatient care, surgery, radiology, kitchen, cafeteria, information technology, mental health care, central boiler plant, central chiller plant and administration. The service and maintenance shops requirements include the following dedicated shop areas: biomedical, carpentry, welding, plumbing, electrical, painting and HVAC. Additionally the following services require space within the new building: engineering grounds crew and drivers pool. The crew consists of between 30-50 personnel.
The AE must demonstrate experience in the design and construction of a physical fitness facility for use by hospital facilities that has an employee headcount of approximately 1000.
The AE firm shall have, at a minimum, the following licensed/registered specialty disciplines as members of the firm, or team, with demonstrable expertise in their respective fields: Architectural, Civil, Structural, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Fire Life Safety, Security, IT/Data, Construction Cost Estimating, Landscaping and Geotechnical, SHPO, Hazardous Material and Environmental Assessments.
Three (3) copies of the SF 330 are required. SF-330, Part I may be accompanied by any other evidence of experience and capabilities the applicant considers relevant. A separate SF-330, Part II shall be submitted for each proposed consultant's office involved. Selection of firms for interviews and negotiations shall be through an order of preference based on: (1) Professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of required services; (2) Specialized Experience and Technical Competence; (3) Capacity to accomplish the work in the required time; (4) Past Performance on contracts with respect to cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules; (5) Geographical location and knowledge of the locality of the project. Firms that meet the requirements described in this announcement are invited to submit required SF 330's by
There will be an informational meeting at the Fresno Facility on
Questions regarding the solicitation and project shall be directed, in writing, to the Contracting Officer;
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