Pine Telephone Company

Request for Proposal

Towers Site construction

Posted 05/01/2011

Proposals are due by COB

05/16/2011

 

This RFP is for 12 separate proposals. Each proposal will cover the tower erection and installation of equipment at 2 different sites.  Normally the two sites will be located within 10 miles of each other.  The Proposals are due by COB on May 16, 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 “773 contract” on the www.pinetelephone.com home page.  Some pairs may require a separate 773 contract for each site.  The towers being erected are manufactured by World Tower.  Tower erection documents will be emailed upon request.  Some towers will be erected before antennas, RRU, cabling and microwaves will be available so please quote installation of these items as an option.  Please note the Tower Completion Inspection form on the RFP page.

 

 

Installation of 195’ self-support tower per manufacturer’s specification

Installation of waveguide ladder & safety climb manufacturer’s specification

Installation of 6 T-booms manufacturer’s specification

            3 booms @ 190’

            3 booms @ 180’

Installation of Ice Bridge and trapeze kit Ice Bridge will be 10’ or less and mounted on concrete

 

Option 1 Antennas and RRU’s

Includes securing, grounding and weather sealing items.  All items will be color coded to owner specifications

Installation of 6 antennas with correct azimuth and down tilt

Installation of 3 RRU & jumpers

Installation & grounding of power cable and fiber into building.  Both will use ½” snap in

 

Option 2 Microwave

Includes securing, grounding and weather sealing items.  All items will be color coded to owner specifications

            Dish installation- normally 4’ or less

            Install & ground ½” IDF cable-no waveguide

 

Option 3 Microwave

            Align microwave dishes

 

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 all proposals.