A Sources Sought Notice is a market research tool being used to determine availability and adequacy of potential business sources prior to determining the method of acquisition. The intent of this sources sought synopsis is to identify businesses for a firm-fixed-price contract for Heating Fuel Tank Custodian Services at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ. Contractor shall provide all personnel, equipment, tools, materials, vehicles, supervision, and other items and services necessary to perform heating fuel tank custodian services. Contractor must provide services ensuring the security, safety, accountability, timely and proper fuel distribution, maintenance, repairs and environmental protection requirements for fuel tanks located throughout Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ. Refer to the draft performance work statement (PWS) for details.

Because this requirement is currently being fulfilled by an 8(a) firm, the Government is seeking qualified 8(a) sources nationwide for the follow-on effort, in accordance with FAR 19.815(a). The NAICS Code is 561210, $1.3M size standard. The duration of the contract is anticipated to be for one (1) twelve (12) month base period from the date of an initial contract award and will include four (4) one year options.

This notice does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP), nor does it restrict 87 CONS to an ultimate acquisition approach. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this announcement. Any information submitted by respondents to this notice is strictly voluntary. A response to this Sources Sought Notice will not be considered an adequate response to any forthcoming solicitation announcement. There is no solicitation available at this time.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Interested 8(a) firms must submit a brief capabilities statement package (no more than 3 pages in length, 12-point font minimum) demonstrating capability to perform the requested services. This documentation shall address, as a minimum, the following: (1) Company Profile to include number of employees, office location(s), DUNS number and/or Cage Code and statement identifying 8(a) status. (2) Relevant experience within the last five years, including any contract number, and Government/Agency or firm point of contact (POC) and current telephone number for the POC. Also, identify if you were a subcontractor and the work you actually performed as the sub-contractor.

The Government invites input from industry relative to how this type of service is performed in order to maximize the incorporation of commercial standards and practices where practicable. Recommendations towards improving the performance work statement (PWS) are welcomed. The Government WILL NOT provide a debriefing on the results of the survey. All information submitted will be held in a confidential manner and will only be used for the purpose intended.

The submittal package must be received by 87 CONS no later than 4:00 p.m. EST on FRIDAY, 22 JANUARY 2021.  Electronic submissions of the Statement of Capabilities Packages can be sent electronically to 2d Lt Oluwatobiloba Odesanya, Contracting Specialist, at oluwatobiloba.odesanya@us.af.mil and Ms. Melody Ciulo, Contracting Officer, at melody.ciulo@us.af.mil.