CORRECTED NOTICE:  The reference to Pakistan below has been changed to read "Kuwait".
PRE-SOLICITATION NOTICE
Solicitation No.: 19GE5019R0095


The U.S. Consulate General, Frankfurt provides the following Pre-Solicitation Notice regarding the issuance of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for:

REPLACEMENT OF EXISTING ANTI-RAM HYDRAULIC VEHICLE BARRIERS
AT THE U.S. EMBASSY KUWAIT

The Regional Procurement Support Office in Frankfurt, Germany, intends to issue a Firm Fixed-Price Construction Type Contract during the first quarter of fiscal year 2020.

The successful offeror shall provide professional design and construction services, contract coordination, and supervision, including but not limited to the management and construction necessary to meet the requirements of this contract within the established timeframe.

The successful offeror shall perform all required design works and construction services including furnishing all labor, material, equipment and services required to complete the design and replacement of the existing vehicle barriers located at the U.S. Embassy Kuwait.

Pursuant to Subpart 36.204 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), the estimated magnitude for the entire project is between $1,000,000.00 and $5,000,000.00 U.S. Dollars (Note: the prescribed FAR range determinations provide relatively wide ranges only, in order to give potential offerors a very general orientation as to the magnitude of the work. However, the specified range is not meant to give any indication as to the Independent Government Cost Estimate for this project, which could be at the lower or the upper end of the range indicated).

Qualified companies interested in the solicitation shall express their interest by written correspondence to the attention of Mr. David A. Cubitt at CubittDA@State.gov no later than September 24, 2019 using the solicitation number 19GE5019R0095 in the subject line.

DO NOT TELEPHONE. All requests for a copy of the solicitation MUST include the following information: Name of Firm, Unique Entity Identifier (formerly DUNS number), Name, Telephone and Email Address of Point of Contact and Complete Physical and Mailing Address of Firm.

The solicitation package/documents shall not be placed on FedBizOpps as the document contains SBU information. Only companies submitting a letter of interest shall receive a copy of the solicitation package/documents when available.

The solicitation package will only be available in the English language. All requirements for translations will be at the expense of the Contractor. Additionally, you are required to complete and include in your expression of interest the below checklist. All requests for the solicitation document that are submitted without the checklist, or with an incomplete checklist, will be rejected.

Firms shall be knowledgeable in written and spoken English and possess all appropriate permits and licenses to perform construction work in Kuwait.

A site visit may be tentatively scheduled for on/or about October 23, 2019, details of which will be provided to interested offerors.

APPLICATION FOR SOLICITATION DOCUMENTATION CHECK LIST
SOLICITATION NO. 19GE50R0095

COMPANY NAME: _________________________________

In checking the boxes of this check listing, you are acknowledging that your company is able to reach compliance with the following highlighted requirements included in the solicitation.

In accordance with DOSAR 652.242-73 AUTHORIZATION AND                 _________
PERFORMANCE (AUG 1999 it will be necessary for your organization
to possess authorization to operate and do business in the country in which
this contract will be performed. Contractors shall be required to provide:

a. A thorough description as to what steps you have taken to investigate all
requirements to obtain authorization to perform in the given country,
b. Details of your findings and a description of what your organization will actually
be required to undertake to obtain licensing, and
c. Specific information concerning the period of time you anticipate it will take to
obtain appropriate authorization.

You will be required to provide information that clearly shows you are       _________
able to work in the country of Kuwait. Any entry or work visa issues
requirements must be clearly discussed with a plan to mitigate any risk
clearly identified.

Irrevocable Letters of Credit (ILC): You shall show by way of a letter        _________
from a financial institution that your company will be provided with
ILCs totaling 40% of the value of the contract. The amounts being
approved by your bank will need to be written into the documentary
proof.

If you have a Unique Entity Identifier* and have been SAM** registered, please include below. Please note that the requirement to obtain a Unique Entity Identifier and for your company to be SAM registered, shall be a mandatory requirement prior to contract award.

Unique Entity Identifier:________________ SAM Registered: ( ) Yes ( ) No

* Unique Entity Identifier: www.sam.gov
** System for Award Management: www.sam.gov

The failure to provide the above documentation when submitting your proposal may result in your proposal being found technically unacceptable and removed from the competition without further discussions.

Solicitation and award will be subject to the laws and regulations of the United States of America. This requirement is being competed utilizing full and open competition procedures.

The Contract Specialist for the administration of this contract is Mr. David A. Cubitt at CubittDA@State.gov.

Deadline Date2019-09-24
Publication Date2019-09-10
CountryKuwait
Procurement StatusAmended
OrganisationDepartment of State
Attention OfDavid A. Cubitt, Procurement Specialist, Phone 49-69-7535-3334, Fax 49-69-7535-3329, Email cubittda@state.gov
AddressAmerican Consulate General Frankfurt Giessenerstrasse 30, 60435 Frankfurt am Main 1
Class DescriptionConstruction of structures and facilities
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2019-09-09

Replacement of Existing Anti-Ram Hydraulic Vehicle Barriers at the U.S. Embassy Kuwait

PRE-SOLICITATION NOTICE
Solicitation No.: 19GE5019R0095


The U.S. Consulate General, Frankfurt provides the following Pre-Solicitation Notice regarding the issuance of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for:

REPLACEMENT OF EXISTING ANTI-RAM HYDRAULIC VEHICLE BARRIERS
AT THE U.S. EMBASSY KUWAIT

The Regional Procurement Support Office in Frankfurt, Germany, intends to issue a Firm Fixed-Price Construction Type Contract during the first quarter of fiscal year 2020.

The successful offeror shall provide professional design and construction services, contract coordination, and supervision, including but not limited to the management and construction necessary to meet the requirements of this contract within the established timeframe.

The successful offeror shall perform all required design works and construction services including furnishing all labor, material, equipment and services required to complete the design and replacement of the existing vehicle barriers located at the U.S. Embassy Kuwait.

Pursuant to Subpart 36.204 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), the estimated magnitude for the entire project is between $1,000,000.00 and $5,000,000.00 U.S. Dollars (Note: the prescribed FAR range determinations provide relatively wide ranges only, in order to give potential offerors a very general orientation as to the magnitude of the work. However, the specified range is not meant to give any indication as to the Independent Government Cost Estimate for this project, which could be at the lower or the upper end of the range indicated).

Qualified companies interested in the solicitation shall express their interest by written correspondence to the attention of Mr. David A. Cubitt at CubittDA@State.gov no later than September 24, 2019 using the solicitation number 19GE5019R0095 in the subject line.

DO NOT TELEPHONE. All requests for a copy of the solicitation MUST include the following information: Name of Firm, Unique Entity Identifier (formerly DUNS number), Name, Telephone and Email Address of Point of Contact and Complete Physical and Mailing Address of Firm.

The solicitation package/documents shall not be placed on FedBizOpps as the document contains SBU information. Only companies submitting a letter of interest shall receive a copy of the solicitation package/documents when available.

The solicitation package will only be available in the English language. All requirements for translations will be at the expense of the Contractor. Additionally, you are required to complete and include in your expression of interest the below checklist. All requests for the solicitation document that are submitted without the checklist, or with an incomplete checklist, will be rejected.

Firms shall be knowledgeable in written and spoken English and possess all appropriate permits and licenses to perform construction work in Kuwait.

A site visit may be tentatively scheduled for on/or about October 23, 2019, details of which will be provided to interested offerors.

APPLICATION FOR SOLICITATION DOCUMENTATION CHECK LIST
SOLICITATION NO. 19GE50R0095

COMPANY NAME: _________________________________

In checking the boxes of this check listing, you are acknowledging that your company is able to reach compliance with the following highlighted requirements included in the solicitation.

In accordance with DOSAR 652.242-73 AUTHORIZATION AND                 _________
PERFORMANCE (AUG 1999 it will be necessary for your organization
to possess authorization to operate and do business in the country in which
this contract will be performed. Contractors shall be required to provide:

a. A thorough description as to what steps you have taken to investigate all
requirements to obtain authorization to perform in the given country,
b. Details of your findings and a description of what your organization will actually
be required to undertake to obtain licensing, and
c. Specific information concerning the period of time you anticipate it will take to
obtain appropriate authorization.

You will be required to provide information that clearly shows you are       _________
able to work in the country of Pakistan. Any entry or work visa issues
requirements must be clearly discussed with a plan to mitigate any risk
clearly identified.

Irrevocable Letters of Credit (ILC): You shall show by way of a letter        _________
from a financial institution that your company will be provided with
ILCs totaling 40% of the value of the contract. The amounts being
approved by your bank will need to be written into the documentary
proof.

If you have a Unique Entity Identifier* and have been SAM** registered, please include below. Please note that the requirement to obtain a Unique Entity Identifier and for your company to be SAM registered, shall be a mandatory requirement prior to contract award.

Unique Entity Identifier:________________ SAM Registered: ( ) Yes ( ) No

* Unique Entity Identifier: www.sam.gov
** System for Award Management: www.sam.gov

The failure to provide the above documentation when submitting your proposal may result in your proposal being found technically unacceptable and removed from the competition without further discussions.

Solicitation and award will be subject to the laws and regulations of the United States of America. This requirement is being competed utilizing full and open competition procedures.

The Contract Specialist for the administration of this contract is Mr. David A. Cubitt at CubittDA@State.gov.

Publication Date2019-09-09
CountryKuwait
Procurement StatusFuture
OrganisationDepartment of State
Attention OfDavid A. Cubitt, Procurement Specialist, Phone 49-69-7535-3334, Fax 49-69-7535-3329, Email cubittda@state.gov
AddressAmerican Consulate General Frankfurt Giessenerstrasse 30, 60435 Frankfurt am Main 1
Class DescriptionConstruction of structures and facilities
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

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