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Sources Sought Notice - U-- The purpose of this Sources Sought announcement is to identify potential sources capable of providing Navy Crane Center with the development and implementation of a 1-day training course

August 5, 2014



Sources Sought Notice - U-- The purpose of this Sources Sought announcement is to identify potential sources capable of providing Navy Crane Center with the development and implementation of a 1-day training course

Notice Type: Sources Sought Notice

Posted Date: 04-AUG-14

Office Address: Department of the Navy; Naval Facilities Engineering Command; NAVFAC Atlantic, Navy Crane Center; N62470 Norfolk Naval Shipyard Bldg 491 Portsmouth, VA

Subject: U-- The purpose of this Sources Sought announcement is to identify potential sources capable of providing Navy Crane Center with the development and implementation of a 1-day training course

Classification Code: U - Education & training services

Solicitation Number: N6247014T5036

Contact: Barbara Spruill757.967.3819barbara.t.spruill@navy.milLuke Clay 757-967-3821 luke.clay@navy.mil

Description: Department of the Navy

Naval Facilities Engineering Command

NAVFAC Atlantic, Navy Crane Center

THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ONLY. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR QUOTE (RFQ). THERE WILL NOT BE A SOLICITATION OR SPECIFICATIONS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.

Purpose: This sources sought notice is being published to identify potential sources capable of providing NAVFAC Atlantic with the development and implementation of a one (1) day training course entitled, Weight Handling Program Oversight. The course in general terms will cover the weight handling program oversight/regulatory techniques and processes. Significant topics will including critique/investigation techniques related to weight handling programs, the nuclear work model and its application to weight handling operations, and high level problem solving as related to weight handling programs.

This announcement is for information and planning purposes only and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Atlantic, implied or otherwise, to issue a solicitation or ultimately award a contract. An award will not be made on offers received in response to this notice. The Government is not responsible for the cost associated with any effort expended in responding to this notice.

Requested Information

1. Name and brief description of the responding firm. Respondents should include information as to whether or not the firm is a small business under North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code) 611430, Professional and Management Development Training.

The small business size standard under NAICS code is $10.0 million. If a small business concern, please also provide information on which, if any; of the sub-categories of small business (certified by SBA as a HUBZone SB, self-certify as either a SDB, WOSB, VOSB, and/or SDVOSB) you qualify.

2. Provide a capabilities statement exhibiting the company--'s ability to meet the minimum requirements listed below: Project Title: Weight Handling Program Oversight

Type of Product: On-Site Training

References:

(a)NAVSEA 0989-030-7000, Lifting Standard

(b)Department of Energy Weight Handling Program Requirements

(c)NAVFAC P-307, Management of Weight Handling Equipment

Scope Description: This project consists of the development and implementation of a one (1) day training course entitled, '--Weight Handling Program Oversight.--' The course in general terms will cover significant topics to include, but not limited to critique/investigation techniques related to weight handling programs, the nuclear work model and its application to weight handling operations, and high level problem solving as related to weight handling programs.

It is anticipated that the training material can be delivered by one (1) person.

All contractor personnel shall have a minimum of ten (10) years of discipline experience in the field of regulatory oversight of major programs. Contractor must have experience in weight handling program oversight, with a specific focus on the oversight of weight handling programs that perform nuclear work

The course shall be provided and presented electronically utilizing Microsoft Powerpoint, compatible with the 2010 version. Course materials shall be provided to each student consisting of a hard copy of the presentation and all corresponding course materials. For purposes of this scope, the course size will consist of thirty (30) students at each location.

Provided training shall be certified so that hours can be used as CEU/PDH--'s towards state licensure requirements.

Scope Phases, Meetings and Requirements:

The following is an outline of the anticipated steps required to execute the Weight handling Program Oversight training course:

Kick-off Meeting: Conduct a Kick-off meeting with the representation from the Vendor.

This meeting will be conducted at NAVFAC Navy Crane Center--'s offices at Building 491, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia.

This meeting shall be executed within 5 working days of the contract award. The focus of this meeting will include:

Review the project scope

Confirm schedule

Develop and Finalize Course Outline

Pre-final Presentation / Dry Run: A Pre-final Presentation / Dry-run rehearsal shall be provided a

minimum of three (3) days prior to the course date to validate material, presentation and duration.

This will be executed at the Vendor--'s office. Government comments and feedback will be provided

immediately. The Vendor shall provide a written record of government comments.

Final Presentation: A Final Electronic Version of the training shall be provided to the Government a

minimum of one (1) weeks prior to the course date to ensure comments noted during the Pre-final

presentation have been adequately addressed.

After Action Review (AAR): Vendor shall participate in an After Action Review with the Government

Project Manager to review student feedback to make adjustments to the course material as is required.

The AAR will be executed telephonically.

Meetings

Kick-off meeting (NAVFAC NAVY CRANE CENTER)

Pre-final Presentation / Dry-run rehearsal (Vendor--'s Office)

Final Presentation (Electronic)

Training (NAVFAC NAVY CRANE CENTER)

After Action Review (Telephonic)

Additional information and Submittal Instructions

The response to this Sources Sought is due on 8 August 2014, 2:00 PM EST via email.

The response to this Sources Sought Notice must be complete and sufficiently detailed to allow determination of the firms qualification to perform the defined work.

The response is to exceed 8 double-sided pages, using 12 pt. Times New Roman front with margins on standard 8-1/2 by 11 inch paper.

Response to this Sources Sought Notice is not required in order to respond to any future RFQ that may follow. However, information gathered through this Market Research/Sources Sought may significantly influence RFQ development.

Answers to questions concerning this Sources Sought will be made available to all responders.

Electronic submissions shall be e-mailed to Barbara Spruill at barbara.t.spruill@navy.mil and must be received no later than 8 August 2014 at 2:00 PM EST. Late responses will not be accepted.

Link/URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DON/NAVFAC/N3258B/N6247014T5036/listing.html


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