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Chilled and hot water loop pump replacement for ARS Maricopa

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Level of Government: Federal
  • 56 - Construction and Building Materials
Opps ID: NBD00159152714881900
Posted Date: Jun 11, 2019
Due Date: Jun 11, 2019
Solicitation No: PF-19-524-01
Opportunity History
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation / Cancelled
Synopsis :
Added: May 24, 2019 1:11 pm

**Note - this combined synopsis/solicitation follows the pre-solicitation previously listed as PF-19-32519-01. **

The U.S. Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center requests proposals from qualified contractors interested in the removal/replacement of (3) Three 40 HP Chilled Water Loop pumps/motors and (3) Three 15 HP Hot Water Loop Pumps with all associated piping and fittings, including expansion joints, located at the ALARC laboratory in Maricopa, Arizona.


Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center

21881 North Cardon Lane

Maricopa, AZ. 85138

The project is located approximately 4.5 miles east of Highway 347. Turn east off highway 347

on Smith-Enke Road continue on Smith-Enke road for approximately 4 miles to Cardon Lane; turn north for 4/10 mile to the laboratory site, parking is located on the north end of the site.

Work hours:

All work performed on site shall take place during normal business hours; Monday through

Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm (hours may be adjusted depending on the season).

History: Pumps/motors are over 15 years old and are past their useful life.

Site Visit:

A Site visit is recommended and can be scheduled by contacting Harry Gardner directly at Prospective bidders are to meet in the main lobby at specified time.


•· Schedule work with facilities department.

•· Lockout/Tag out existing pumps/motors.

•· Remove the three (3) defective 40 HP Bell and Gossett base mounted end suction pumps servicing the Chilled Water Loop pumps/motors and Three (3) defective 15 HP Bell and Gossett base mounted end suction pumps servicing the Hot Water Loop Pumps and remove from the location. Pumps are isolated with electrical disconnects and isolation valves which will allow the system to be in operation during the equipment change.

•· Replace with Three (3) new 40 HP Baldor/Bell & Gossett base mounted end suction pumps or equivalent pumps/ motors and Three (3) new 15 HP Baldor/Bell & Gossett base mounted end suction pumps or equivalent pumps/motors.

•· Provide and install two (2) new stainless steel flex connectors with new gasket kits on each pump configuration, reconfigure piping and fittings as required, existing suction diffuser can be reused.

•· Ensure laser pump alignment, start pumps, check for proper rotation and operation.

•· Reconnect electrical with new seal tight, wire and fittings as required.

•· Remove Lock Out / Tag Out from the system.

•· Provide Factory Start-up & Training and manuals.

•· Provide Warranty.

•· Provide the USDA with all necessary documentation.

The Contractor will designate one supervisor for satisfactory supervision on the contract work.

The Contractor or his/her on-site representative shall be available at all times while the contract work is in progress.

Conduct of workers:

The personnel employed by the Contractor shall be capable employees qualified in this type of

work. As stated elsewhere, the Contractor shall be responsible for, among other things, all

damage to the government property resulting from the operations.

Sanitation facilities:

The contractor may use the government sanitary facilities during the execution of this project.

It is required that the contractor use these facilities in a responsible manner.

Government Furnished Utilities:

The Government will furnish electrical and water utilities for the contractors' use during the

contract period so long as the contractor uses these efficiently and economically.

Damage to Contractors' Property:

The Government will not be responsible in any way for damage to the Contractors' equipment

or the contractors' employees' personal belongings brought onto the Government premises

during the performance of this contract.

Basis of Award:

One contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible quote based on the

total quoted price for the work listed in the scope of services.

NOTE: Award will be made to the proposal which offers the best value to the Government.

The Government reserves the right to make no award at all.

Contact Info:

Harry Gardner

Facility Operations Specialist

21881 N. Cardon Ln.

Maricopa, AZ 85138

(602) 725-2123 (mobile)

(520) 316-6306 (office)


Government Furnished Utilities:

The Government will furnish electrical and water utilities for the contractors' use during the contract period so long as the contractor uses these efficiently and economically.

Per FAR 52.215-1(c)(A), late submissions will not be considered for award.

The Point of Contact on this solicitation is the Purchasing Agent, Mr. Paige C. Francis Sr., who can be reached, BY EMAIL ONLY, at

Unless an exception applies, this solicitation is subject to the Buy American Act.
Davis Bacon wage determination will be attached to this pre-solicitation, found at the URL

Added: May 28, 2019 1:06 pm
This modification changes the classificatio code from J to 56: Construction and building materials.  The Davis Bacon Wage Determination has been attached for convenience.
Added: Jun 11, 2019 11:32 am
This combined synopsis/solicitation will be cancelled and re-solicited at a later date.
Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file.
Package #1
Posted Date:
May 24, 2019
Description: Chilled Water pump data plate
Description: pump motor 40 hp
Description: chilled water
Description: Hot Water pump data plate
Description: Hot Water pump motor
hot_water.JPG (95.08 Kb)
Description: hot water
Amendment 1
Posted Date:
May 28, 2019
Description: Davis Bacon Wage determination
Place of Performance :
21881 N Cardon Ln
Maricopa, Arizona 85138
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Paige C. Francis,
Purchasing Agent
Phone: 5203166314
All Files
May 24, 2019
Download/View Chilled_Water_pump_data_plate.JPG
Download/View Chilled_water_pump_motor(40_HP).JPG
Chilled_Water.JPG Hot_Water_pump_data_...
Download/View Hot_Water_pump_data_plate.JPG
Download/View Hot_Water_pump_motor_(15_HP).JPG
hot_water.JPG Amendment 1
May 28, 2019
Download/View Davis_Bacon_Wage_determination_2019_05_28.pdf
General Information
Notice Type:
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation / Cancelled
Original Posted Date:
May 24, 2019
Posted Date:
June 11, 2019
Response Date:
Jun 11, 2019 11:59 pm Mountain
Original Response Date:
Jun 11, 2019 11:59 pm Mountain
Archiving Policy:
Automatic, 15 days after response date
Original Archive Date:
June 26, 2019
Archive Date:
June 26, 2019
Original Set Aside:
Set Aside:
Classification Code:
56 -- Construction & building materials
238 -- Specialty Trade Contractors/238220 -- Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors


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