ELECTRODYNAMIC VIBRATION TEST SYSTEM
|Agency:||National Aeronautics and Space Administration|
|Level of Government:||Federal|
|Posted Date:||Dec 6, 2018|
|Due Date:||Dec 7, 2018|
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.
The synopsis/solicitation 80JSC019Q0004 and is being issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ).
This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-101 published on September 26, 2018.
This procurement is a total small business set-aside. The associated NAICS code is 334519 (Other Measuring and Controlling Device Manufacturing) with a size standard of 500 employees.
The Contractor will provide an Electrodynamic Vibration Test System (EVTS) that will be used to perform vibration or mechanical shock with sinusoidal, random, or transient input signal excitation in either the vertical or horizontal direction. All responsible sources may submit a quotation for consideration.
See Attachment for Submittal of Quotation:
-Attachment 1 - Statement of Work
-Attachment 2 - Request for Quotation Submittal
The EVTS shall be delivered no later than September 30, 2019 (FOB Destination).
The following clauses and provisions are incorporated (full text of the clauses and provisions may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/browse/index/far or https://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/procurement/regs/NFS.pdf
Offerors shall provide the information required by FAR 52.212-1 (OCT 2018), Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items, which is incorporated by reference.
FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation -- Commercial Items (Oct 2014). The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors are in descending order of importance and shall be used to evaluate offers:
1. Technical Capability: Technical acceptability will be determined by review of information submitted in the quotation, which must provide sufficient detail to show that the product/services offered meets the Government's requirement.
2. Price: The Government will evaluate the quoted price for award purposes by using price analysis techniques described in FAR 15.404-1(b) based on competition and other factors.
Technical capability is more important than price.
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All offerors shall include a completed copy of FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items, or complete electronic annual representations and certifications at SAM.gov.
FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (Oct 2018).
FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items (Oct 2018) is applicable and the following identified clauses are incorporated by reference:
-52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sept 2006), with Alternate I
- 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003)
- 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jan 2018)
- 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015)
- 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sep 2016)
- 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015)
- 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014)
- 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Feb 2016)
- 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010)
- 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015)
- 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (Oct 2015)
- 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging while Driving (Aug 2011)
- 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun 2008)
- 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer- System for Award Management (Oct 2018)
(End of Clause)
FAR 52.204-7, System for Award Management (Oct 2018)
FAR 52.204-12, Unique entity Identifier Maintenance (Oct 2016)
FAR 52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance (Oct 2018)
FAR 52.204-19, Incorporation of Reference of Representations and Certifications (Dec 2014)
FAR 52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (Oct 2015)
FAR 52.209-10, Prohibition on contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (Nov 2015)
FAR 52.223-6, Drug-free Workplace (May 2001)
FAR 52.232-1, Payments (Apr 1984)
FAR 52.232-8, Discounts for Prompt Payment (Feb 2002)
FAR 52.232-17, Interest (May 2014)
FAR 52.232-23, Assignment of Claims (May 2014)
FAR 52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (Dec 2013)
FAR 52.233-1, Disputes (May 2014)
FAR 52.233-3, Protest After Award (Aug 1996)
FAR 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (Oct 2004)
FAR 52.242-13, Bankruptcy (Jul 1995)
FAR 52.242-15, Stop-Work Order (Aug 1989)
FAR 52.242-17, Government Delay of Work (Apr 1984)
FAR 52.243-5, Changes and Changed Conditions (Apr 1984)
FAR 52.246-4, Inspection of Services - Fixed-Price (Aug 1996)
FAR 52.246-11, Higher-Level contract Quality Requirement (Dec 2014)
FAR 52.246-25, Limitation of Liability (Feb 1997)
FAR 52.247-34, F.o.b. Destination (Nov 1991)
FAR 52.249-8, Default (Fixed-Price Supply and Service) (Apr 1984)
NFS 1852.203-71, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights (Aug 2014)
NFS 1852.237-72, Access to Sensitive Information (Jun 2005)
NFS 1852.245-72, Liability for Government Property Furnished for Repair or Other Services (Jan 2011)
FAR 52.216-1, Type of Contract (Apr 1984)
The Government contemplates award of a Firm Fixed-Price contract resulting from this solicitation.
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FAR 52.233-2, Service of Protest, (Sept 2006)
(a) Protests, as defined in section 33.101 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, that are filed directly with an agency, and copies of any protests that are filed with the Government Accountability Office (GAO), shall be served on the Contracting Officer (addressed as follows) by obtaining written and dated acknowledgment of receipt from 2101 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX., 77058 (Attention: Ashley Alessandrini/BH-4).
(b) The copy of any protest shall be received in the office designated above within one day of filing a protest with the GAO.
(End of Provision)
NFS 1852.215-84, Ombudsman (Nov 2011)
(a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and contractors during the pre-award and post-award phases of this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman is not to diminish the authority of the contracting officer, the Source Evaluation Board, or the selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of formal contract disputes. Therefore, before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution.
(b) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, interested parties may contact the installation ombudsman, whose name, address, telephone number, facsimile number, and e-mail address may be found at: http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/pub/pub_library/Omb.html . Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations which cannot be resolved at the installation may be referred to the Agency ombudsman identified at the above URL. Please do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer or as specified elsewhere in this document.
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NFS 1852.216-78, Firm Fixed Price (Dec 1988)
The total firm fixed price of this contract is $ (filled in at the time of award).
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NFS 1852.232-80, Submission of Vouchers/Invoices for Payment (April 2018)
(a) The designated payment office is the NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC) located
at FMD Accounts Payable, Bldg. 1111, Jerry Hlass Road, Stennis Space Center,
(b) Except for classified vouchers, the Contractor shall submit all vouchers and invoices
using the steps described at NSSC's Vendor Payment information web site at:
https://www.nssc.nasa.gov/vendorpayment . Please contact the NSSC Customer Contact Center at
1-877-NSSC123 (1-877-677-2123) with any additional questions or comments.
(c) Payment requests.
(1) The payment periods are stipulated in the payment clause(s) contained in this
(2) Vouchers submitted under cost-type contracts and invoices submitted under
fixed-price contracts shall include the items delineated in FAR 32.905(b) supported by relevant
back-up documentation. Back-up documentation shall include at a minimum, the following
(A) Breakdown of billed labor costs and associated contractor
generated supporting documentation for billed direct labor costs to include rates used and
number of hours incurred.
(B) Breakdown of billed other direct costs (ODCs) and associated
contractor generated supporting documentation for billed ODCs.
(C) Indirect rate(s) used to calculate the amount of billed indirect
(D) Progress reports, as required.
(A) Description of goods and services delivered as part of the
contract's terms and conditions, including the dates of delivery/performance.
(B) Progress reports, as required.
(C) Date goods and services were performed.
(iii) Fee vouchers.
(A) Listing of all provisionally-billed fee by period or date earned
since contract award.
(B) A reconciliation of all billed and earned fee.
(C) A clear explanation of the fee calculations.
(d) Non-electronic payment requests. The Contractor may submit a non-electronic
voucher/invoice using the steps for non-electronic payment requests described at
https://www.nssc.nasa.gov/vendorpayment, when any of the following conditions are met:
(1) The Contracting Officer administering the contract for payment has
determined, in writing, that electronic submission would be unduly burdensome to the
(2) The contract includes provisions allowing the contractor to submit vouchers
or invoices using the steps for non-electronic payment requests. In such instances the Contractor
agrees to submit non-electronic payment requests using the method or methods specified in
Section G of the contract.
(e) Improper vouchers/invoices. The NSSC Payment Office will notify the contractor of
any apparent error, defect, or impropriety in a voucher/invoices within seven calendar days of
receipt by the NSSC Payment Office. Inquiries regarding requests for payment should be
directed to the NSSC as specified in paragraph (b) of this section.
(f) Other payment clauses. In addition to the requirements of this clause, the Contractor
shall meet the requirements of the appropriate payment clauses in this contract when submitting
(g) In the event that amounts are withheld from payment in accordance with provisions
of this contract, a separate payment request for the amount withheld will be required before
payment for that amount may be made.
(End of clause)
Responses to this combined synopsis/solicitation must be received via email no later than 1:30 PM Central Standard Time on December 6, 2018. Responses should include the solicitation 80JSC019Q0004.
All technical questions must be directed to the Contracting Officer, Ashley Alessandrini at 281-244-8262 or firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5:00 CST on December 3, 2018.
Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of this combination synopsis/solicitation and amendments (if any).
Companies shall acknowledge all amendment(s) in their quote. This notice serves as the official amendment to subject synopsis/RFQ and a written amendment will not be issued.
The purpose of this amendment is to extend the response date from 12/6/2018 at 1:30 CST to 12/7/2018 at 1:30 CST
Companies shall provide the information stated in the synopsis/RFQ posted on the FedBizOpps on November 29, 2018. Documents related to this procurement are available over the Internet. These documents reside on a World Wide Web (WWW) server which may be accessed using a WWW browser application.
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