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Provides labor to assist with the relocation of property to and from the various VETERANS AFFAIRS PALO ALTO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (VAPAHCS). - Attachment

Provides labor to assist with the relocation of property to and from the various VETERANS AFFAIRS PALO ALTO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (VAPAHCS). - Attachment

General Information

Document Type:FILE
Posted Date:Sep 06, 2017
Category: Transportation, Travel and Relocation Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 21;VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System;6900 N. Pecos Road, Building 6;North Las Vegas NV 89086

Description

Please return this sources sought information if you are interested and capable of performing the requirement to trong.nguyen@va.gov by 12 pm PST, September 13, 2017. SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS ONLY Moving Labor for VETERANS AFFAIRS PALO ALTO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (VAPAHCS) This is a sources sought announcement ONLY and is NOT a request for proposals or quotes. This notice is neither a request for competitive proposal or solicitation of offerors. This notice is to assist the VA in determining sources, reviewing commercial terms and conditions and ensuring a best value to the Government. The attached Statement of Work is draft format and utilized for market research purposes only and seeking possible contractors that can perform the requirement. The purpose of this request is to gain knowledge of potential qualified sources and their size classification (hubzone, 8(a), small, small disadvantage, service disabled veteran owned small business, or large business) relative to NACIS 484210. Size standard is currently $27.5 Million. The Department of Veterans Affair, Network Contracting Office 21, is seeking sources for Moving Labor for VETERANS AFFAIRS PALO ALTO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (VAPAHCS) In response to this announcement, please provide the information below: Company Name: DUNS Number: Address: Contact Name: Phone No: Email: Business size information Select all that applies: o Small Business o Emerging Small Business o Small Disadvantaged Business o Certified under Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act o HubZone o Woman Owned o Certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (registered in VetBiz.gov) o Veteran Owned Small Business (registered in VetBiz.gov) FSS/ GSA Contract Holder Yes No FSS/ GSA Contract Number Effective Date / Expiration Date Please indicate if you would utilize a subcontractor in performing the requirement and supply the information below. Yes No The results of this market research will assist in the determination if a set-aside is in the best interest. Please complete this information for EACH sub-contractor. What duties will they perform under this requirement? What percentage of the contract requirement will they perform? Company Name: DUNS Number: Address: Contact Name: Phone No: Email: Business size information Select all that applies: o Small Business o Emerging Small Business o Small Disadvantaged Business o Certified under Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act o HubZone o Woman Owned o Certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (registered in VetBiz.gov) o Veteran Owned Small Business (registered in VetBiz.gov) If a solicitation is issued it will be announced at a later date, and all interested parties must respond to that solicitation announcement separately from this response. Responses to this sources sought is not a request to be added to a prospective bidders list or to receive a copy of the solicitation. Information received as a result of this notice will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. This notice does not represent a commitment by the Government to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission of information or any other costs incurred as a response to this announcement. Please return this sources sought information if you are interested and capable of performing the requirement to trong.nguyen@va.gov by 12 pm PST, September 13 13, 2017. DRAFT SOW VETERANS AFFAIRS PALO ALTO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (VAPAHCS) STATEMENT OF WORK (SOW) 1. Contracting Officer s Representative (COR). 2. Contract Title. Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System (VAPAHCS) Labor Contract 3. Background. VAPAHCS provides labor to assist with the relocation of property to and from the various VAPAHCS facilities. 4. Scope. To provide labor services in the movement and shipment of government property between buildings and facilities across VAPAHCS to include, but not limited to: Palo Alto Division 3801 Miranda Ave Palo Alto, CA 94304-1290 Menlo Park Division 795 Willow Road Menlo Park, CA 94025 Livermore Division 4951 Arroyo Road Livermore, CA 94550 San Jose Clinic 80 Great Oaks Boulevard San Jose, CA  95119 Monterey Clinic (old) 3401 Engineer Lane Seaside, CA  93955 Sonora Clinic 13661 Mono Way Sonora, CA  95370 Fremont Clinic 39199 Liberty Street Fremont, CA  94538 Capitola Clinic 1350 41st Avenue, Suite 102 Capitola, CA  95010-3906 Modesto Clinic 1524 McHenry Avenue Modesto, CA  95350 Stockton Clinic 7777 South Freedom Rd French Camp, CA  95231 Monterey Clinic (new) 201 9th Street Marina, CA 93933 Sunnyvale Research Center (FY19) 1080 Innovation Way Sunnyvale, CA 94089 San Jose Clinic (FY18) 5855 Silver Creek Place San Jose, CA 95138 5. Specific Tasks. 5.1. The contractor shall provide two full-time equivalent laborers available Monday-Friday 7:30am 4pm which includes a 30-min lunch break. 5.2. The laborers shall be in excellent physical condition and should be able to handle, lift or carry items weighting up to 70 pounds. The laborers shall comply with all required security requirements to obtain and maintain access to VA IT systems and PIV credentials. 5.3. Contractor shall provide professional, friendly, timely, safe, and efficient customer service and wear clean work uniforms which clearly identify their name, company, and service provided. 5.4. The contractor shall move and deliver items to the end users including furniture for the many major moves and projects for the Interior Designers, medical supplies, equipment, computers, printers, beds, stages, and whatever is needed and requested. 5.5. The contractor is required to use material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand truck, machine carts and dollies. 5.6. The contractor is required to load all furniture, equipment, and supplies using proper care for delivery to using services. Some equipment due to its complexity have very special handling instruction that must be followed in transporting to its destination. 5.7. The contractor shall know how to load the cargo onto a vehicle and how to arrange the load so that the heavier items are placed at the bottom of the vehicle bed in such a way as to provide the most support to these items, how to build up the cargo, how to spread the load for best support and how to secure the load to prevent shifting or falling off the vehicle. 5.8. The contractor is required to put his or her name on all move request that they receive at the end of the move indicating or notating if the move was completed and the date of completion or partially completed if it was partially completed tell why so the Move Team coordinator can reschedule the move with the requesting services if need be or close out the request as being completed. 5.9. The contractor, when requested or notified, is required to assist Interior Design Services with the inventory and pick up of furniture items from Logistic Services Warehouse or direct delivery to designated locations- from various vendors and transport for storage and delivery to designated locations, the end user or other designated location, in addition to that the contractor will pick-up all excess furniture when request by the various services to return to storage for reuse or excess if not good for reuse that has occurred form renovation projects or relocation of Services. When receiving direct delivery from the vendors the contractor must verify the correct numbers of pieces are received and be very alert to examine for obvious defects. If preliminary inspection shows such evidence the contractor must assure it is noted on the carrier s freight waybill or applicable delivery ticket. 5.10. The contractor must assure that each item received conforms to the specification contained in the purchase order, requisition or other authorized documents. Upon assuring all items received are as ordered, affixes his/her signature to the receiving reports of documents. 5.11. The contractor loads/uploads the vehicle by hand, sometime requiring help from others. He/she sees that the vehicle is not overloaded, and that the cargo is protected from weather elements and secure to prevent falling off the vehicle or shifting while being transported. 5.12. The contractor receives scheduling and instruction from the Move Team Supervisor/Coordinator regarding Move Request deliveries/pick-ups of furniture, items, medical equipment for all Division of the VAPAHCS. 5.13. The contractor is required to pass a forklift and electric powered pallet jack safety class and be issued a certification for both within 90 days of actual hire date. Additionally, contractor shall comply with all VA information security training and procedural compliance in order to possess a PIV and VA email account. 5.14. The contractor will be required to assist in preparing furniture, medical supplies and equipment for delivery to requesting services for patient treatment and use of it. 5.15. The contractor must be capable of reading, interpreting and understanding Engineering regulation, VA regulations, and other documents pertaining to the safe operation of government vehicles. 5.16. The contractor shall perform basic computer skills to include the usage of web based training and Windows based software (Word, Outlook, SharePoint, PowerPoint, and Excel). 6. Performance Monitoring The government will monitor the contractor in the performance of all duties outlined in this contract ensuring compliance with required training and safety policies. Required Services (Tasks) Paragraph Number or Section Performance Standards Maximum Allowable Variation Methods of Surveillance Safe pick-up, packaging, and delivery of items. Customer Service Training 5.1, 5.2, 5.5 - 5.12, 5.14 5.3 5.2., 5.13 Continuous monitoring. Periodic and Random inspections and observations. Continuous monitoring. Periodic and Random inspections and observations. Validated Customer Complaints Continuous monitoring. Periodic and Random inspections and observations. 7. Security Requirements Upon contract award, all key personnel shall be subject to the appropriate type of background investigation or screening per VA/VHA directive 0710 and must receive a favorable adjudication from CCA Personnel Security Specialist or VA Security and Investigations Center (SIC) depending on investigation or screening required.  This requirement is applicable to all subcontract personnel.  If the investigation or screening is not completed prior to the start date of the contract, the Contractor will be responsible for the actions of those individuals they provide to perform work for VA. Contract personnel who previously received a favorable adjudication as a result of a Government background investigation or screening may be exempt from this contract requirement. They must provide documentation to support the previous adjudication. Proof of previous adjudication must be submitted by the Contractor to the VA Contracting Officer. Proof of previous adjudication is subject to verification. Some positions maybe subject to periodic re-investigation/screening. 7.1.     Position Risk/Sensitivity For all positions required under this contract, the position risk/sensitivity has been designated as: Low Risk 7.2.     Background Investigation/Screening It is anticipated that the Contractor or contract personnel will be providing services at a VA facility(s) for MORE than 180 days under a single contract or series of contracts, or have access to VA computer data systems. The background investigation/screening commensurate with the requirements of this contract is: BI, MBI OR NACI 7.3.    Contractor Responsibilities a.  The Contractor shall prescreen all personnel to ensure they are able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. b.  The Contractor shall submit or have their contract personnel submit the following required forms to the Personnel Security Specialist or VA Contracting Officer, through the COR or Personnel Security Specialist, within five (5) business days of contract award. 7.4. Low Risk Investigative Requirements a.  All investigations must be completed through the Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Process (e-QIP).   All contractors must complete the Authorization for Investigation Worksheet before they can complete the online e-Qip. b. Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment provide by VA point of contact. c. Electronic Fingerprint Verification or FD 258, U.S. Department of Justice Fingerprint Applicant Chart. c. Once the items requested are completed, the Contractor is authorized to provide services under the contract. As previously stated, if the investigation or screening is not completed prior to the start date of the contract, the Contractor will be responsible for the actions of those individuals they provide to perform work for VA. d. The Contractor, when notified of an unfavorable determination by the Government, shall withdraw the contract person from consideration of working under the contract.   e. Failure to comply with these Contractor personnel security requirements may result in termination of the contract for default. 7.5.  Government Responsibilities   a.      The VA Contracting Officer will ensure a time for contract personnel to complete the fingerprint portion of this requirement, if any, and the COR will be responsible for performing any duties assigned by the VA Contracting Officer with regard to fulfilling the Contractor personnel security requirements described herein. b. Upon receipt, the local VA facility or VA SIC, depending on the type of investigation/screening required, will review the accuracy of the items requested in paragraph above, and forward these items to OPM to conduct their portion of the background investigation or screening, as applicable. c. The requesting VA facility will pay for any portion of the investigation or screening conducted by OPM, if any.   d.  Depending on the type of investigation/screening required, the Personnel Security Specialist, or VA SIC will notify the VA Contracting Officer of the adjudicating results of the background investigation or screening. e. The VA Contracting Officer and Personnel Security Specialist will ensure that the required investigations or screening have been completed or are in the process of being requested. 7.6. Personnel Identity Verification (PIV) of Contractor Personnel In accordance with FAR 52.204-9 and VA Directive 0735 Personal Identity Verification of Federal Employees and Contractors, any contract person who requires routine physical access to a Federally-controlled facility and/or routine access to a Federally-controlled information system will be required to verify their identity prior to providing services under the contract. Prior to providing services under the contract, each contract person will be asked to provide two (2) forms of identification from the Accepted Identification Documentation List to the appropriate VA representative in order to obtain a proper VA-issued identification card. See the Accepted Identification Documentation List provided below. The COR, or designee, will be responsible for sponsoring each contract person that requires a VA-issued identification card. 7.6.1. PIV ID Proofing Criteria The following criteria must be met by all VA employees, contractors, and affiliates prior to being issued a PIV card or Temporary Identity Badge. Continued Next Page Table of Accepted Identification (From Form I-9) Last Update: January 7, 2008 7.6.1.1.           Two forms of identification are required from the above list of acceptable documents. Either of the following is accepted: a.   Two forms of identification from the left column (Federal or State Government issued picture ID) b.   One form of identification from the left column (Federal or State Government issued picture ID) and one form from the right column (Non-Picture ID or Acceptable Picture ID not issued by Federal or State Government). 7.6.1.2.    The following rules apply for form identification: a.   Any form of identification used for ID proofing may not be expired (except U.S. Passport) b. Department of Veterans Affairs site/facility badges are not accepted as a valid form of identification. c.   VA PIV Cards are federally issued ID cards and can be used as a valid form of identification. d. Handwritten or photocopied documents are not accepted. e.    An ID issued before a legal name change (e.g. birth certificate or drivers license) can be presented as one form of ID if a legal document (e.g. marriage certificate/license or a court order) is also presented linking the previous name to the current legal name. The linking document has to display both the former and current legal names. Both documents must be valid and not expired (except U.S Passport). For example, a married woman may use both a certified copy of her birth certificate displaying her maiden name and a driver s license displaying her married name as the 2 forms of ID compliant with PIV Guidelines, as long as she provides a marriage license displaying both her maiden name and married name. f.    The Applicant s name listed on the VA PIV Registration Portal, Request for One-VA Identification Card, must match the name on one of the IDs presented by the Applicant. g.   The names on both forms of ID  presented for ID proofing must match exactly. If one form of ID has a middle name or initial, the other form of ID must have a matching middle name or initial.   One form can contain a middle name and the other can have a middle initial as long as the they match. ALL names must be accounted for on both forms of ID. Please see the acceptable and unacceptable ID proofing examples provided below. ACCEPTABLE NAME VARIATIONS   ID # 1 John Henry Smith;  ID # 2 John Henry Smith     ID # 1 John H. Smith;  ID # 2 John H. Smith     ID # 1 John Henry Smith;  ID # 2 John H. Smith       UNACCEPTABLE NAME VARIATIONS   ID # 1 John Henry Smith;  ID # 2 John Smith     ID # 1 John H. Smith;  ID # 2 John Smith 7.7. Access to and Safeguard of VA Information/Computer Systems a. VA may provide contract personnel with access to VISTA and general files maintained on VA computer systems. Sharing of these access codes or misuse of VA information/computer systems is a Federal crime. When contract personnel no longer provides services to VA, the Contractor shall immediately inform the COR to deactivated their access. The COR is responsible for deactivation. b. Computer access will require VA Cyber Security Awareness Training annually and acknowledge all agreements prior to access. (See attachment for security requirements). The COR is responsible for ensuring and documenting this requirement. c. Contract personnel with Computer access will take necessary precautions to safeguard information and prevent disclosures. If contract personnel suspect a compromised they will report such knowledge to the COR that same day. d. Remotely access will require prior approval from Information Security Officer (ISO). e. The Contractor shall make its internal policies and practices regarding the safeguarding medical electronic information available to VA. Contractors are not authorized to employ a lesser requirement then what is established by this document. f. Any changes in the VA directives during the term of this contract, shall be deemed to be incorporated into this contract. 8. Government-Furnished Equipment (GFE)/Government-Furnished Information (GFI). The government will provide all transportation, materials, and tools each job and worksite. 9. Place of Performance. Each day, the contractor laborers shall report to the Palo Alto Division to be dispatched according to the Move Team Supervisors work schedule. The contractor will be performing move services at the following locations (not all-inclusive): Palo Alto Division 3801 Miranda Ave Palo Alto, CA 94304-1290 Menlo Park Division 795 Willow Road Menlo Park, CA 94025 Livermore Division 4951 Arroyo Road Livermore, CA 94550 San Jose Clinic 80 Great Oaks Boulevard San Jose, CA  95119 Monterey Clinic (old) 3401 Engineer Lane Seaside, CA  93955 Sonora Clinic 13661 Mono Way Sonora, CA  95370 Fremont Clinic 39199 Liberty Street Fremont, CA  94538 Capitola Clinic 1350 41st Avenue, Suite 102 Capitola, CA  95010-3906 Modesto Clinic 1524 McHenry Avenue Modesto, CA  95350 Stockton Clinic 7777 South Freedom Rd French Camp, CA  95231 Monterey Clinic (new) 201 9th Street Marina, CA 93933 Sunnyvale Research Center (FY19) 1080 Innovation Way Sunnyvale, CA 94089 San Jose Clinic (FY18) 5855 Silver Creek Place San Jose, CA 95138 12. Period of Performance. Base Year: 1 November, 2017 - 31 October, 2018 Option Year 1: 1 November, 2018 - 31 October., 2019 Option Year 2: 1 November, 2019 - 31 October., 2020 Option Year 3: 1 November, 2020 - 31 October., 2021 Option Year 4: 1 November, 2021 - 31 October., 2022

Original Point of Contact

POC Trong V Nguyen

Place of Performance

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