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Field Service Representative (FSR)

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Oct 31, 2017
Category: Technical Representative Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard (USCG), Commanding Officer, USCG Aviation Logistics Center, MRS, SRR, MRR, LRS, ESD, IOD, ISD, or ALD, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 27909-5001, United States

Description

NOTICE FOR FILING AGENCY PROTESTS United States Coast Guard Ombudsman Program It is the policy of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to issue solicitations and make contract awards in a fair and timely manner. The Ombudsman Program for Agency Protests (OPAP) was established to investigate agency protest issues and resolve them without expensive and time- consuming litigation. OPAP is an independent reviewing authority that is empowered to grant a prevailing protester essentially the same relief as the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Interested parties are encouraged to seek resolution of their concerns within the USCG as an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) forum rather than filing a protest with the GAO or some external forum. Interested parties may seek resolution of their concerns informally or opt to file a formal agency protest with the Contracting Officer or Ombudsman. Informal Forum with the Ombudsman. Interested parties who believe a specific USCG procurement is unfair or otherwise defective should first direct their concerns to the applicable Contracting Officer. If the Contracting Officer is unable to satisfy their concerns, interested parties are encouraged to contact the U.S. Coast Guard Ombudsman for Agency Protests. Under this informal process the agency is not required to suspend contract award performance. Use of an informal forum does not suspend any time requirement for filing a protest with the agency or other forum. In order to ensure a timely response, interested parties should provide the following information to the Ombudsman: solicitation/contract number, contracting office, Contracting Officer, and solicitation closing date (if applicable). Formal Agency Protest with the Ombudsman. Prior to submitting a formal agency protest, protesters must first use their best efforts to resolve their concerns with the Contracting Officer through open and frank discussions. If the protesters concerns are unresolved, an Independent Review is available by the Ombudsman. The protester may file a formal agency protest to either the Contracting Officer or as an alternative to that, the Ombudsman under the OPAP program. Contract award or performance will be suspended during the protest period unless contract award or performance is justified, in writing, for urgent and compelling reasons or is determined in writing to be in the best interest of the Government. The agencys goal is to resolve protests in less than 35 calendar days from the date of filing. Protests shall include the information set forth in FAR 33.103(d) (2). If the protester fails to submit the required information, resolution of the protest may be delayed or the protest may be dismissed. To be timely protests must be filed within the period specified in FAR 33.103(e). Formal protests filed under the OPAP program should be submitted electronically to OPAP@uscg.mil and the Contracting Officer or by hand delivery to the Contracting Officer. Election of Forum. After an interested party protests a Coast Guard procurement to the Contracting Officer or the Ombudsman, and while the protest is pending, the protester agrees not to file a protest with the GAO or other external forum. If the protest is filed with an external forum, the agency protest will be dismissed. The Ombudsman Hotline telephone number is 202.372.3695. This notice is prepared in accordance with (IAW) FAR 5.207 and is not a request for quote (RFQ). RFQ number 70Z03818QH0000001 is assigned for tracking purposes only. This is a notice of the Governments intent to issue one (1) purchase order on a sole source basis to The proposed contractor is the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), EDO Corporation Defense Systems, a division of Harris Corp., 1500 New Horizon Boulevard, Amityville, New York 11701-1130 for procurement of the following services. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) requires Field Service Representative (FSR) services for Engineering and Technical support for the ELTA EL/M-2022A surface search radar (AN/APY-11 aka Multi Mode Radar or MMR) installed on U.S. Coast Guard HC-130J aircraft. The Contractor shall be required to provide the Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) Long Range Surveillance Branch (LRS) with subject matter expertise, technical support and technical training for ALC, the Aviation Technical Training Center (ATTC) and U.S. Coast Guard Air Stations. The North American Industry Classification System Code is 488190 and the small business size standard is $32.5M average annual revenue. Period of Performance will begin at award through final delivery. Set Aside: Pursuant to FAR 6.302-1, Only One Responsible Source and No Other Supplies or Services will Satisfy Agency Requirements, under the authority of the Competition in Contracting Act (CICA), 41 U.S.C 2304(d)(1)(B). There is no set-aside for small business. All responsible sources may submit a capability statement or quotation which will be considered by the agency. Interested parties are advised that the minimum qualifying standard for technical acceptability is the capability to supply an FSR with access to OEM proprietary data to provide the services listed above. Anticipated date of award: On or about November 15, 2017

Original Point of Contact

POC Victoria H. Kocher, Phone: 252.334.5209, Nancy F DeBerry, Phone: 252-335-6291

Place of Performance

Address:
U.S. Coast Guard, Aviation Logistics Center, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United States
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