INVITATION TO BID: PORTLAND
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PRE-CONDITIONED AIR UNIT
AIP NO. 3-41-48-076
SOLICITATION NO. 2016-6969
Bids due: August 23, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Sealed bids for the Portland International Airport Pre-Conditioned Air Unit Installation project will be received at the office of the Manager, Contracts and Procurement, of The Port of Portland, 7200 N.E. Airport Way, 8th floor, Portland, Oregon 97218 (mailing address: Post Office Box 3529, Portland, Oregon 97208) until, but not after, 2 p.m. on August 23, 2016, and thereafter publicly opened and read.
The work includes but is not limited to: Providing 27 pre-conditioned air (PCA) units on passenger boarding bridges (PBB) at PDX. The work includes providing power supplies, bridge modifications, a hose management system, startup, testing, training, and commissioning services.
Prequalification is not required for this work.
The Contractor or a subcontractor need not be licensed for asbestos work under ORS 468A.720. A pre-bid meeting will be held at 11 a.m. on August 2, 2016, in the Umatilla Room at the Portland International Airport terminal building, to discuss all phases of the work. Parking validation is not available. A site tour will immediately follow the meeting.
Contractors, subcontractors, consultants, and suppliers are strongly encouraged to register through the Port’s online bidding system, which can be accessed at www.portofportland.com under “Business Opportunities.” All firms can view current business opportunities. Registered firms may receive electronic notification of Port solicitations, and have access to view, download, or request copies of solicitations, addenda, and solicitation-holders lists.
Questions must be submitted electronically using the “Q&A” feature in the Port’s online bidding system.
The project manual and drawings may be examined at Port offices (address above); however hard copies of drawings and specifications are not available directly from the Port. Registered firms may download the project manual and drawings or order them for the cost of reproduction through the Port’s online bidding system.
The Port may reject bids that do not comply with applicable public contracting procedures and requirements. The Port may reject for good cause any or all bids if the Port finds that doing so is in the public interest. Bidder compliance for this project includes the following:
A. Bids must be on the Port’s bid form and must be accompanied by bid security made payable to The Port of Portland in an amount equal to at least 10 percent of the total amount bid.
B. In accordance with ORS 279C.370, bidders must submit the enclosed First-Tier Subcontractor Disclosure Form within two working hours after bid opening.
C. The labor and civil rights requirements in the Bid, Bid Supplements, and Supplementary Conditions apply to this work. The proposed contract is under the subject of Executive Order 11246 on Nondiscrimination Under Federal Contracts, September 24, 1965, and as amended; and 49 CFR Part 26, on Participation By Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in United States Department of Transportation Programs, March 4, 1999, as revised.
D. Title VI Solicitation Notice: The Port, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the regulations thereunder, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
E. Oregon law requires that the higher of either the state prevailing wage rates or federal Davis- Bacon rates be paid to workers on projects in Oregon subject to both the state prevailing wage rate law and federal Davis-Bacon Act.
F. The Port will not receive or consider a bid unless the bid contains a statement by the bidder that the bidder will comply with the provisions of ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870 (regarding payment of prevailing wage rates on public works projects over $50,000).
G. No bid will be considered unless the bidder is registered with the State of Oregon Construction Contractors Board to the extent required by ORS Chapter 701, prior to submitting a bid.
H. Bidders are hereby alerted that public works contractors generally must file a public works bond with the Construction Contractors Board, as provided in ORS 279C.836.
Apprentice Opportunities on Port Projects: The Port requires contractors to provide on-the-job training opportunities for approved and registered apprentices on construction projects over $500,000. The Port’s overall target for registered apprentice participation is 15 percent of total labor hours. The Port supports efforts to build a diverse and skilled workforce for the construction industry and to increase the representation of diverse apprentices on Port projects.
DBE Participation Program: The Port is committed to increasing Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation in FAA-funded Port contracts. The Port’s DBE participation goal for this contract is 2 percent of the total amount bid (excluding additive alternates, if any). This contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive and otherwise responsible bidder who either demonstrates its commitment to meet the goal by properly submitting the DBE Goal Compliance Report and associated Confirmation of Participation forms or who, upon request of the Port, submits adequate evidence that it made good faith efforts to meet the goal. See the Supplementary Instructions to Bidders and the Supplementary Conditions for Federally Assisted Contracts for further information on bidding and contracting requirements for DBE participation.
THE PORT OF PORTLAND
Craig Johnsen, Manager Contracts
Published July 29, 2016.