The US Department of Labor, Office of Job Corps Acquisition Services, has a requirement for a qualified firm to provide design/build services to Replace Roofs and Roof-Mounted HVAC Equipment, Buildings 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, and B1 at the Laredo Job Corps Center in Laredo, Texas.  THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE.  In accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 10.002(b) (2) (i), this notice is issued for the purpose of conducting market research.  Market research is being conducted to determine if there are potential small businesses with the capacity and experience to perform the required work.  This Notice is not to be misconstrued as an Invitation for Bid or Request for Proposal. 

There is no solicitation at this time. This request for capability information does not constitute a request for proposals; submission of any information in response to this market survey is purely voluntary; the government assumes no financial responsibility for any costs incurred. 

The full extent of the work will be described in the solicitation, which may follow at a later date.  However, a summary of the services to be performed is provided as follows. 

The work includes services for the design and construction for the following:

The work involves design-build services for the replacement of roofs (approximately 38,000 square feet of flat built-up and sloped shingled roofs) and roof mounted HVAC equipment at five (5) buildings located at the Laredo Job Corp Center. Also included is the replacement of the metal canopy breezeway around the Education building.  Design services to include recommendations for the replacement of selected roofs, replacement of roof mounted mechanical systems to match the existing units, and replacement or refurbishment of the existing metal canopy breezeway, and preparation of construction documents.

The estimated price range is between $1,000,000 and 5,000,000.

Firms interested in this requirement are requested to submit a statement of qualifications.  Your statement of qualifications shall demonstrate the capacity of your firm to perform the services described above, and should include the following information:

1.  Previous projects of similar scope and value

A.  Contractor has provided design-build services on two (2) or more major roofing system replacement projects located on operating facilities, high schools, college or similar campuses with a $1M and $5M constructed value within the last five (5) years.

B.  Contractor has provided design-build services on two (2) or more HVAC replacement projects located on operating facilities, high schools, college or similar campuses with $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 constructed value within the last five years.

C.  Contractor or roof installer is a manufacturer’s certified installer. Contractor has previous experience on projects installing multiple roofing system types. 

Provide previous project examples that include the location of the project (Southwest United States), the project owner, a brief and concise description of the project scope, specialty design consultants employed, a comparison of the construction budget versus construction award value, and the final contract amount.

2.   Project Location

A.  Contractor has completed three (3) or more projects in the Southwest United States in the last five years indicating familiarity with state and local codes, environmental conditions, economic conditions and experience/qualifications of local design consultants.

3.   Cost control, project schedule, safety, and quality of work

A.  Contractor has a proven record of excellent performance by completing projects on or ahead of time.   Using the previous project examples include the Contract Award/NTP date, the original contract completion date, and the actual contract completion date for each project.

B.  Contractor has a proven record of excellent performance by reducing cost and completing projects on or below budget.  Using the previous project examples indicate the contract award amount, the final contract value, and a percentage of change order value relative to the total construction value for each project. 

C.  Contractor has established Safety and Quality Control procedures and protocols which are consistently applied to all projects. 

4.   Financial Capabilities

General Contractor is in sound financial standing with no claims or liens.  General Contractor has sufficient financial capacity to bond a project in the $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 range.  Provide aggregate and per project bonding capacity limits. 

Your project examples shall include the location of the project, the project owner, a brief description of the services performed.  Your synopsis should also include the date of contract award, the original and final date of contract completion. Using the previous project examples indicate the original contract price and final contract value. 

The government will evaluate market information to ascertain potential market capacity to 1) provide services consistent in scope and scale with those described in this notice and otherwise anticipated; and 2) secure and apply the full range of corporate financial, human capital, and technical resources required to successfully perform similar requirements.  

Your submission should not exceed 10 pages.  Your response to this Notice, is due no later than April 19, 2021, by 2:00 PM EDT, and submit it via email to Bryan Ramso, Contract Specialist, US Department of Labor/OASAM/OSPE/JCAS, A&E Construction,  HUB Zone, small disabled veterans, small disadvantaged businesses, and 8(a) businesses are encouraged to submit.  NAICS Code for this requirement is 238160.  The Small Business Size Standard is $16.5 million. 

Acknowledgment of responses will not be made, nor will respondents be notified regarding the results of the Government’s evaluation of the information received.  The determination to proceed with the acquisition is within the discretion of the Government.  Telephone inquiries will not be accepted. 

Please be reminded that a prospective Offeror interested in obtaining a contract award with the Government must be registered in the Federal Government's System for Award Management (SAM) database.  Additional information regarding contractor registration can be obtained through the following website,