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NAICS CODE: 611430 – Professional Development Training
SUBJECT/TITLE: ASME Section III Division 1 Code Requirements Training
PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER:  To be Determined
CLOSING RESPONSE DATE:

08/04/2014 at 11:00am EST 

CONTACT POINT: Primary Contact: Erika Eam, telephone (301-287-0954), e-mail (Erika.Eam@nrc.gov)
DESCRIPTION:

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is responsible for inspecting the adequacy of activities at Nuclear Facilities under construction.  As a result, NRC inspectors and new construction program development and oversight staff need to understand the ASME Section III Division 1 code requirements related to construction specifically related to construction of nuclear power plants.

The NRC wishes to obtain a one-time training course covering ASME Section III Division 1 code requirements and their technical basis for the design of Class 1, 2 and 3 piping, pumps, valves and vessels in nuclear power plants.  The course should be no more than 4 days in length and will be conducted at the NRC Professional Development Center (PDC) located at Three White Flint North, 11601 Landsdown Street, North Bethesda, MD 20852.  No development costs will be authorized.  Only cost per student and contractor travel expenses to and from the training site will be authorized.  The class will be limited to a maximum of 16 students.

Specific topics to be covered include:

  • overview of the ASME Section III design requirements
  • methods of analysis and qualification criteria for each type of component
  • design by rule
  • design by analysis
  • qualification by testing
  • supplementary requirements imposed by regulation (regulatory guides, standard review plan, etc.)
  • related ASME codes and standards such as B16, QME-1, and OM

Students shall receive copies of the following documents for future reference:

  • BPVC Section III - Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components - Division 1 - Subsection NB-Class 1 Components
  • BPVC Section III - Rules for Constructions of Nuclear Facility Components-Subsection NCA - General Requirements for Division 1 and Division 2

At the conclusion of the training, students will be able to:

  1. explain how to ensure that design specifications contain the minimum ASME Section III design requirements and how they relate to design input to a Design Report
  2. describe the methods and criteria for design by analysis and apply pressure design equations
  3. explain how to design input loads and develop the contents of an ASME Section III Design Specification
  4. explain the process and analysis and qualification for extreme loads
  5. describe the design rules for the design of vessels, pumps, valves and piping systems

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) intends to award a Purchase Order for the Office of the Chief
Human Capital Officer (OCHCO) Technical Training Center (TTC) to deliver the above referenced services.   

The NRC requires the following:

The offeror is requested to quote prices that reflect their discounted price reductions, if applicable.  The awarded order shall be a fixed price order and the price proposal shall be submitted on a fixed price bases and shall include all costs. 

The offeror must provide pricing for the ASME Section III Division 1 Code Requirements: 

CLIN 001              Pricing for one (1) onsite session (date to be mutually agreed after award)
Price must be all-inclusive for 16 students, i.e. facilitators/instructors fee; student/instructor manuals; and
any potential travel related expenses.

BASIS FOR AWARD:
Based on a quote and its technical submission, the order shall be made to the offeror that is the lowest priced, and technically acceptable quote. 
                                                          
The government intends to award a purchase order under the FAR Subpart 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures to a contractor that submits a quote that is technically acceptable in meeting the technical features, salient characteristics and standards stated above. The vendor is also required to provide a price quote. 

The offeror will be evaluated on a pass/fail basis as to whether or not its proposed technical capabilities are acceptable.  If it is determined that the proposed technical capabilities are unacceptable, the offeror will "fail" and be eliminated from competition.

Technical Instructions
Technical Proposal should include a description of how the offeror plans to meet the technical specifications for this requirement. 

Period of Performance:  Delivery of the services will be mutually agreed upon, but no later than one (1) year from date of award.

Place of Performance - The product shall be delivered to the following location unless otherwise indicated after award:

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Professional Development Center (PDC)
11601 Landsdown Street
North Bethesda, MD 20852

For a copy of the Request for Quote, please contact Erika Eam.

All responsible sources may submit a bid, proposal or quotation which shall be considered by the agency.

SET-ASIDE STATUS: None
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NAICS CODE: 238390
SUBJECT/TITLE: Furniture Maintenance
PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER:  TBD
CLOSING RESPONSE DATE:

August 5, 2014

CONTACT POINT: Terry McCullough 610-337-5278
DESCRIPTION:
Offerors: July 15, 2014
Subject: REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ) FOR PURCHASE ORDER UNDER SOLICITATION NUMBER: RFQ-RI-14-0055 ENTITLED FURNITURE MAINTENANCE

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC), Region I office is soliciting offers in accordance with the FAR, Part 13.  The full scope of this requirement is below.  Your written quote must be submitted no later than 3:00pm on Tuesday, August 05, 2014 to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Region I, 2100 Renaissance Blvd, King of Prussia, PA 19406.  Electronic and facsimile quotes will be accepted.  Electronics quotes may be sent to teresa.mccullough@nrc.gov. Please include Rebecca.barr@nrc.gov  and David.rule@nrc.gov  on electronic quotes. Facsimile quotes may be faxed to 610-337-6941.  Quote must contain company DUNS number. 

Background
The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Region I office requires a furniture maintenance agreement to maintain the new wood veneer furniture at our location at 2100 Renaissance Blvd, Suite 100, King of Prussia, PA 19406.

Vendors are welcome to conduct a walkthrough of the Region I office on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 10:00am. The intention of the walkthrough is to enable the vendor to obtain a clear understanding of the SOW.  No discussion will be held at this time.  Vendors must have unexpired photo ID to gain access to the building.  When you arrive at our location, please contact Kathe Mayer at 610-337-5091. Vendors are not required to reply to this invitation.

Requirements
See attached Statement of Work for the full scope of the work.

Payment Information

  1. The NRC requires the prospective awardee to be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to award, during performance, and through final payment of the resulting contract in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).   Registration in the SAM (https://www.sam.gov) database is free and normally takes about 48 hours.  You must have a DUNS number in order to begin your registration.  To obtain this free nine-digit identification number, if you do not already have one, contact Dun and Bradstreet, Inc., via the Internet at http://www.dnb.com or call 1-866-705-5711.

Should you have any questions regarding this request, please contact Terry McCullough at 610-337-5278 or email at teresa.mccullough@nrc.gov.

Attachment 1
Performance Work Statement (PWS) for Furniture Maintenance Services

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
Region I

  1. BACKGROUND

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Region I, located at 2100 Renaissance Boulevard, King of Prussia, PA  19406-1415 requires furniture maintenance services to maintain the recently installed new wood veneer furniture.

  1. OBJECTIVE

A furniture maintenance agreement is required to keep the region's new office furniture in good working condition, touch-up minor chips and scratches, and clean/polish the furniture. 

  1. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES

The contractor shall provide on-site furniture maintenance for the wood veneer furniture as defined in the attached schedule (Attachment 1) semi-annually.  Period of performance shall not exceed one (1) year.

  1. SPECIFIC TASK REQUIREMENTS
   4.1 Task 1 – On-site furniture maintenance in March 2015 and September 2015.  Repairs and/or cleaning will take place on Saturdays for 1 or 2 consecutive weekends.
   4.1.1

Requirement:  Maintenance shall include the following:

OFS Tables and Chairs: Remove scuff marks on table legs, touch-up minor chips and scratches, polish tops with or without glass tops and remove/clean/reinstall glass tops where applicable.

Paoli Table and Chairs: Remove scuff marks on table legs, touch-up minor chips and scratches, polish top.  Remove scuff marks on chair arms and legs.  Clean and/or polish arms where necessary.  Check integrity of under-leg tack glides.

Arnold and Krug Furniture – Sable Cherry finish:  Remove scuff marks along vertical furniture fronts, clean and/or polish surfaces; touch-up minor chips and scratches throughout where necessary.  Adjust base levelers, drawers and doors where necessary.

Knoll Furniture – Wenge Wood finish:  Remove scuff marks along vertical furniture fronts, clean and/or polish work surfaces, touch-up minor chips and scratches throughout where necessary.

National Furniture – Timberland Mocha armchairs: Remove scuff marks on arms and legs.  Clean and/or polish arms where necessary.  Check integrity of under-leg tack glides.

Steelcase:  Remove scuff marks along vertical furniture fronts, clean and/or polish work surfaces; touch-up minor chips and scratches throughout where necessary.

   4.1.2 Requirement:  Contractor shall provide on-site supervision, debris removal and temporary protection of existing finishes.
   4.1.3 Guidance: Contractor shall coordinate dates and times of furniture maintenance with NRC to ensure minimal disruption of official business.
   4.1.4 Performance Incentives when appropriate.  The NRC will review the performance of completed services and reserves the right to withhold a percentage of payments of nonperformance of services as described in the PWS.
   4.2 Task 2 – Options/Additional Services:  The PWS is presented, as an outline of basic services deemed necessary to aid in project success.  The contractor may offer additional services it feels may lend to project completion on-time and within budget.
  1. PERIOD OF CONTRACT

The Period of Performance is one year from the date of award.

  1. SECURITY REQUIREMENTS FOR BUILDING ACCESS APPROVAL

The contractor shall ensure that all its employees, subcontractor employees or consultants who are assigned to perform work described in this PWS shall provide unexpired photo identification before being granted access to NRC space and shall be escorted at all times by NRC staff.

  1. DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

The Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 requires all individuals who work for, or contract to perform work for a Federal agency, certify that they shall comply with the provisions of the Certification Regarding a Drug-Free Workplace prior to the award of a purchase order.

  1. INVOICES

Invoices for completed work shall be produced to the NRC at the address listed in the PWS on a semi-annual basis.  Invoices shall include all information stipulated in the purchase order.

  1. CONTACTS

The contacts for all questions related to this effort are:

NRC Technical POC:

Michael Caccavo, Project Manager
Telephone: (610) 337-5162
Email:  Michael.Caccavo@nrc.gov

NRC Contractual POC: Kathleen Mayer, Contracting Officer Technical Representative
Telephone: (610) 337-5091
Email:  Kathleen.Mayer@nrc.gov

Attachment 2 – List of Furniture Types and Room Numbers

NRC Furniture Maintenance Contract – FY 2015 (October 1, 2014 thru September 30, 2015)

OFS Tables – Finish Sable Walnut
Room # Location Quantity Furniture Type
2071-B Grand Caynon Conf Rm 1 Sofa Table (with glass top)
2090 Open Mtg Rm 3 Round End Tables (with glass top)
2093 Sub Waiting (Drug Test Area) 1 Round End Table (with glass top)
2063 ORA Waiting Area 1 Round Magazine/Coffee Table (with glass top)
2063 ORA Waiting Area 1 Sofa Table (with glass top)
2062 ORA Bill Dean's Office 1 Round Magazine/Coffee Table
2062 ORA Bill Dean's Office 1 Sofa Tables
2065 ORA Dave Lew's Office 2 Round End Tables
Total OFC Furniture 11  
OFS Onzio Lounge Chairs – Finish Sable Walnut
Room # Location Quantity Furniture Type
1001 Security Suite 2 Exposed wood feet
2062 ORA Bill Dean's Office 4 Exposed wood feet
2063 ORA Waiting Area 4 Exposed wood feet
2090 Open Meating Area 6 Exposed wood feet
2093 Sub-Waiting Area 2 Exposed wood feet
Total OFS Lounge Chairs 18  
Paoli Furniture
Room # Location Quantity Furniture Type
2062 ORA Bill Dean's Office 1 Sofa Tables
2077 Sequoia Conf Room 1 Square end table (with glass top)
2062 Outside Sequoia CR 1 Square end table (with glass top)
2077 Sequoia Conf Room 15 Wood on arms/legs of upholstered side chairs
Total Paoli Furniture 18  
Arnold Furniture – Finish Sable Cherry
Room # Typical Quantity Furniture Type
2064-1, 2064-2 RA DRA Admin Asst 2 Workstation with split transition counter, overhead cabinet & wardrobe
Total Arnold Furniture 2  
Krug Mellennium Furniture – Finish Sable Cherry
Room # Typical Quantity Furniture Type
2092 Wellness Room 1 Jordan 3-position recliner with wood arms and vinyl seat
2062, 2065 RA/DRA Offices 2 Desk, credendza, overhead cabinet, wardrobe
2014, 2015, 2030, 2031, 2065, 3032, 3034, 3037, 3038 Div Director Offices 9 Rectangular Conference Room Tables 72" x 36" with glass tops
2077 Sequoia Conf Rm 1 Boat Shapped table, 144"x48"x 42"
2077 Sequoia Conf Rm 1 Long Credenza
2077 Sequoia Conf Rm 2 Storage Units
3036 Arcadia Conf Rm 1 Rectangular Conference Room Table 120" x 48" with glass top
3036 Arcadia Conf Rm 1 Small credenza with glass top
Total Krug Furniture 18  
Knoll Furniture – Finish Wenge
Room # Typical Quantity Furniture Type
1009, 1028, 2104-1, 2112A, 3040-1, 3117-2, 3119-2 Clerical Workstation w/counter * 7 Workstation w/counter, overhead cabinet and wardrobe
2014, 2015, 2030, 2031, 3032, 3034, 3037, 3038 Div Director Offices 8 Pedestal desk, credenza overhead cabinet and wardrobe
2031 DNMS Division Director 1 Bookcase 2 shelf 36"w x 20"d
2064-1 & 2 RA DRA Admin Asst 6 Knoll Reff profile 2-drawer file cainets with worksurface top
2015, 2032, 3033, 3038 Lead Admin Asst Workstation w/counter 4 Workstation w/counter, overhead cabinet and wardrobe
3117-3, 3119-3 Small DRP/DRS workstation 2 Small workstation with no counter
Total Knoll Furniture 28  
National Furniture – Finish Mocha
Room # Typical Quantity Furniture Type
2nd Floor Chairs with wood arms 54 Timberland Side Chairs, wood arms & upholstered back
3rd Floor Chairs with wood arms 54 Timberland Side Chairs, wood arms & upholstered back
Total National Furniture 108  
Steelcase Furniture
Room # Typical Quantity Furniture Type
Corridor 2078 ORA Suite 1 Display Case
2104 DNMS Suite 1 Bookcase with glass front
Total National Furniture 2  
*Note:  Excluded from Knoll workstations DRS 3119-1 (G Powell)
SET-ASIDE STATUS: None
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