Notice Type: Sources Sought

Solicitation No: N00167-21-R-0007

Response Date:  4/15/2021  2:00 PM Eastern Time

Classification Code: Z

NAICS Code:  562910

Magnitude of Construction:  Between $25,000,000 and $100,000,000

THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ONLY.  THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL OR INVITATION FOR BID.  THERE WILL NOT BE A SOLICITATION, SPECIFICATIONS OR DRAWINGS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.

The Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock 9500 MacArthur Blvd, West Bethesda, MD 20817-5700 is issuing this sources sought synopsis as a means of conducting market research to identify interested and qualified Small Business Set-Aside (FAR 19.14), who provides supply environmental, industrial hygiene and asbestos related service.

This work will consist of all labor, material, equipment and supervision to abate asbestos containing floor tile and mastic, complete and ready for use. 

The appropriate Northern American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 562910 – Remediation Services, and the Small Business Size standard is $22,000,000.  In accordance with FARS 36.204, the magnitude of construction for this project is between $25,000 and $100,000. The contract will include FAR clause 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting, which states that “The concern will perform at least 15 percent of the cost of the contract, not including the cost of materials, with its own employees.”  This office anticipates award of a contract for these services by September 2021.

It is requested that interested small businesses submit to the Contracting Officer a capabilities package, to include the Sources Sought Contractor Information Form, Sources Sought Project Information Form and Sources Sought Project Matrix, provided as attachments to this notice.

The Sources Sought Project Information Form and Sources Sought Project Matrix shall be used to document a minimum of two (2) and up to a maximum of five (5) relevant projects completed in the past seven (7) years that best demonstrate experience on projects that are similar in size, scope and complexity to the project described herein.

A relevant project is further defined as: 

Size:  3,000 SF or greater.

Scope:  Asbestos Abatement of a facility

Complexity:  Project(s) demonstrating the ability devise and implement needed quality controls to ensure compliance with stringent regulatory, technical and operational requirements

Note:  Proposals failing to demonstrate experience with all three requirements will be deemed UNACCEPTABLE.

Please note that if you are responding as an 8(a) Mentor-Protégé, you must indicate the percentage of work to be performed by the protégé.  A copy of the SBA letter stating that your 8(a) Mentor-Protégé agreement has been approved would be required with your proposal, if requested.

This notice is a market research tool being used to determine the availability and adequacy of potential small business sources prior to determining the method of acquisition and ultimate issuance of a solicitation.  Upon review of industry response to this sources sought notice, the Government will determine whether set-aside procurement in lieu of full and open competition is in the Government’s best interest.  Large business submittals will not be considered.  The Government is not obligated to and will not pay for any information received from potential sources as a result of this notice. 

The information provided in this notice is subject to change and in no way binds the Government to solicit for or award a contract.  The Government will not provide debriefs on the results of this research, but feedback regarding the decision to set aside or not set aside the procurement will be accomplished via pre-solicitation synopsis or solicitation for these services, as applicable.  All information submitted will be held in a confidential manner and will only be used for the purpose intended.  Points of contact listed may be contacted for the purpose of verifying performance.

RESPONSES ARE DUE NLT 15 APRIL 2021 at 2:00PM (EST).  LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

The package shall be sent via electronic mail to Crystal Chatmon at crystal.chatmon@navy.mil.  Attachments are limited to a total of 5MB.