Pine Telephone Company

Request for Proposal

Install materials

Posted 05/12/2011

Proposals are due by COB

05/25/2011

 

This RFP is for 4 separate proposals.  A separate proposal for each contract will be required.  The Proposals are due by COB on May 25, 2011.  Please submit by email all proposals to RFP@pine-net.com.  Please use the English System of measurement in all correspondence.  The contract which will be used is linked under “Standard Purchase Contract” on the www.pinetelephone.com home page.   Please contact us before the RFP deadline for specific questions or to give a presentation on your product. 

 

Contract 1            29 sets

Contract 2            30 sets

Contract 3            23 sets

Contract 4            10 sets

 

All of the materials listed below equal one set.  As an example contract 1 will the 29 times the materials listed below.  There is no need to package the materials by set. As an example for contract 1. 

55’ of #2 green ground wire(19 strands)

The material listed above is for 1 set and contract 1 requires 29 of these.  What we would expect to receive would be approximately 1600’ on 2, 3 or 4 spools depending on standard spool length.

Central Equipment Frame

1- 7’ tall bare aluminum frame (19” Telco style)

 

Grounding

2- large ground bar(1/4”x4”x24”, 5/8”-1” universal hole pattern with ¾” horizontal spacing)

6’ deep slotted channel(Unistrut syle’ channel that is 41mmx41mm with 25mmx11mm slots spaced 25mm apart)

2- 2’ pieces of 3/8” steel all-thread

4- 3/8” twirl nuts(Cooper B-Line #TN228-ZN-38)

2- each of 2” long by  3/8” steel bolts, washers, and nuts

14- halo standoff hangers(halo standoff insulating bracket that fits #2 wire (ALT #3890))

4- copper split bolt connectors that fits #2 wire for grounding pig tails to halo(FCI USA #KS22RK)

Misc. Hardware

40- ¼”x1 ½” self tapping steel screws for ground bars, standoff hangers, and deep slotted channel

25- ¼” steel washers

8- 3/8”x1 ½” steel lag bolts for mounting frames

8- 3/8” steel fender washers for mounting frames

¼”x1” steel bolts, nuts, and washers for binding frames together

Crimp wire connectors(blue and yellow ring and fork terminals)

1- 100 count bag 15” zip ties

6- 3” hose clamps

15” of deep slotted channel(‘Unistrut syle’ channel that is 41mmx41mm with 25mmx11mm slots spaced 25mm apart)

2- 2’ pieces of ½” steel all-thread

2- ½” channel twirl nuts(Cooper B-Line #TN228-ZN-38)

1- suspended runway support bracket set for 1 ½” runway and ½” all-thread(Cooper B-Line #SB-2116-D)

2- 10’ long segments of 12”x1 ½” runway(Cooper B-Line #10250-112)

1- runway coupler set(1 ½” runway splice clamp(Cooper B-Line #SB-2107))

1- runway 90 degree connector set(1 ½” T junction(Cooper B-Line #SB-2101-A))

3- runway wall mounts(1½”cable rack splice clamps and a 3½”x2” mounting angle with ½” holes(Cooper B-Line #SB-2106-B))

10- each of 3/8”x2” bolts, washers, nuts, and lock washers(Bronze coated)

10- each of ¼”x2” bolts, washers, nuts, and lock washers(Bronze coated)

Red, White, and Blue electrical tape ¾” width

 

Wire and Lugs

 

Wire

55’ of #2 green ground wire(19 strands)

25’ of #4 green ground wire(100-400 strands)

30’ of #4 red power wire(400 strands)

30’ of #4 black power wire(400 strands)

30’ of #6 red power wire(265 strands)

30’ of #6 red power wire(265 strands)

40’ of #6 green ground wire(65 strands)

6’ of #12 dual conductor automotive wire red and black(65 strands)

12’ of #16 dual conductor automotive wire red and black(26 strands)

50’ of Cat 5E wire

Lugs

3- 2/0 black lugs with two 3/8” holes on 1” center spacing

3- #2 brown lugs with two 3/8” holes on 1” center spacing

20- #4 grey lugs with two ¼” holes on 5/8” center spacing

2- #4 grey lugs with one ¼” hole

8- #6 blue lugs with two ¼” holes on 5/8” center spacing

3- #6 blue lugs with one 5/8” hole

 

Other proposal requirements:

 

i.               Terms for breach. Proposals must provide for administrative, contract or legal remedies for any breach or violation of the contract terms by the Vendor and appropriate remedial action.

 

ii.              Termination clause. Proposals must include a termination clause indicating the manner by which termination will be effected and the basis for settlement.  In addition, the clause will describe the conditions under which the contract may be terminated by default and the conditions under which the contract may be terminated for circumstances beyond the control of the Vendor.

 

 

iii.            Access to documents.  Proposals must include a provision permitting PTC, the Department of Commerce, the Comptroller General of the US, or any of their duly authorized representatives to have access to any books, documents, papers and records of the Vendors applicable to the Project for the purpose of making audits, examinations, excerpts and transcriptions.

 

iv.             Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. §§ 327, 333).  Proposals involving construction work or work that includes the employment of mechanics or laborers must include a provision for compliance with Sections 102 and 107 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. 327, 333), as supplemented by Department of Labor regulations (29 CFR Part5).

 

v.              Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. § 7401 et seq.) and the Federal Water Pollution Act (33 U.S.C. §1251 et seq.).  Proposals must contain a provision agreeing to abide by the Clean Air Act and the Federal Water Pollution Act.

 

vi.             Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment (31 U.S.C. § 1352). All Vendors must file the Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment certification, certifying that the Vendor will not and has not used Federal appropriated funds to pay any person or organization for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a member of congress, office or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress in connection with obtaining any Federal contract, grant or any other award covered by 31 U.S.C. § 1352.

 

vii.           Equal Employment Opportunity. Proposals must include a provision requiring compliance with Executive Order (“E.O.”) 11246, “Equal Employment Opportunity,” as amended by E.O. 11375, “Amending Executive Order 11246 Relating to Equal Employment Opportunity,” and as supplemented by regulations at 41 CFR Part 60, “Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Equal Employment Opportunity, Department of Labor.”

 

viii.          Copeland “Anti-Kickback” Act (18 U.S.C. § 874 and 40 U.S.C. § 276c). Proposals for contracts greater than $2,000 in construction or repair must include compliance with the Copeland “Anti-Kickback” Act.

 

ix.             Davis-Bacon Act, as amended (40 U.S.C. § 276a to 276a-7). Proposals for contracts greater than $2,000 must include a provision for compliance with the Davis-Bacon Act, including, specifically, payment of prevailing wage, weekly payroll distribution and timely and accurately providing records to PTC to demonstrate compliance. 

 

x.              Debarment and suspension (E.O.s 12549 and 12689): Proposals must include a statement indicating that the Vendor is not listed in the General Services Administration’s List of Parties Excluded from Federal Procurement or Non-procurement Programs in accordance with Executive Orders 125449 and 12689.

 

xi.             Signage:  Proposals must include a statement that all construction sites (if any) will display signage that features the ARRA Primary emblem in a prominent location on site.  The emblem must be displayed no less than six (6) inches in diameter.

 

 

 

 

Please check site often for updates.  If planning to submit a proposal please email rfp@pine-net.com and you will be emailed when the site is updated.  Please email all questions or concerns to email address above.  PTC reserves the right to modify, change or cancel this RFP at any time.  PTC has the right to refuse any or all proposals.