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Laboratory Instrument Calibrations Pittsbugh VA Healthcare System

ID: 36C24424Q0833 • Type: Sources Sought
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SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE: The Department of Veterans Affairs, Network Contracting Office 4 (NCO 04), is conducting a market survey to identify potential sources to provide Laboratory Instrument Calibrations for the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System (PVAHCS)-University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15240. This notice is issued for informational planning purposes only and is not a request for quote or announcement of a solicitation. Submitting information for this notice is voluntary and VA assumes no responsibility for any costs incurred associated with the preparation of responses submitted as a result of this notice. No solicitation is available at this time. If a solicitation is issued it will be announced at a later date, and all interested parties must respond to that solicitation announcement separately from the responses to this announcement. The purpose of this market research is to identify capable sources that are both experienced and qualified to perform calibrations in accordance with statement of work. The North American Industry Classification System Code (NAICS) is 811210 Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance, and the small business size standard is $37 million for this type of effort. Vendors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) at https://www.sam.gov and shall complete electronic annual representations and certifications in SAM prior to award of contract. If you are responding as a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses or Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB s and VOSB s), your company must be registered in VETBIZ and maintain a current certification (https://www.vetbiz.va.gov). CAPABILITY STATEMENT AND DOCUMENTATION: Companies are to provide a summary of your firm s capabilities, experience, and knowledge in providing these services. Sources are asked to provide the following information: 1. Company information: Company Name Company Address Company uei SAM Company NAICS Code(s) Point of Contact Name Point of Contact Phone Number Point of Contact Email Address Company Website (if available) 2. The North American Industry Classification System Code (NAICS) is 811210 Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance, and the small business size standard is $37 million. Based on this information, please indicate whether your company is a: Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) 8(a) HUB Zone Small Business Women Owned Small Business Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) Small Business Concern Large Business 3. Provide a summary of your firm s Ability/ Capability to meet the services described in this notice (see attached SOW). 4. Government contracts for these services in the last 3 years. Include: Government Agency Contract Number Dollar Value Period of Performance Government Point of Contact Information (name, email, phone number) Information regarding your company s capacity and capability to provide such services are to be submitted electronically on or before 3:00 PM, Wednesday, 07/17/2024 addressed to Christa Stine, Contract Specialist christa.stine@va.gov. STATEMENT OF WORK Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System Laboratory Equipment Calibrations 1. Background. Calibrations are the processes of configuring an instrument to provide a result for a sample within an acceptable range. The purpose of a calibration is to assure precise measurements. The benefits of calibration include increased profitability, safety, and innovation as well as improved compliance with environmental and other regulations. Calibrations provide precise measurements critical to the comfort, quality, and safety of products used in the laboratory that are relied upon daily. 2. Scope. This contract includes all the costs associated with performing calibrations of a weight set, tachometers, digital thermometer certification, and stopwatch calibration, and return shipping of these items when they are finished being calibration to be sent back to the VA Pittsburgh Health System. This contract is specifically for the use of the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center laboratory. 3. Specific Tasks. This contract is required to provide pricing for all calibrations necessary for the 16 piece weight set (10mg-50 g), tachometer calibration, digital thermometer certification, stopwatch calibration, and return shipping must be included. Task 2 Test Configurations Deliverables: The following calibrations will be performed. Item Desc Qty U/I Unit Cost Total Cost Weight Set (16 Piece, 10mg-50g) Calibration 2 Each Tachometer Calibration 2 Each Digital Thermometer Certification 4 Each Stopwatch Calibration 1 Each Return Shipping 1 Each Total 10 Each - 4. Performance Monitoring It will be the responsibility of the Pittsburgh VA Medical center Quality Manager and Safety Officer/designee to monitor all performance issues with the vendor. Timely delivery of calibration and return of items post calibration to the VA Pittsburgh Health System. 5. Security Requirements In accordance with VA policy, contractors storage, generation, transmission or exchanging of VA sensitive information is not required. 6. Government-Furnished Equipment (GFE)/Government-Furnished Information (GFI). No GFE or GFI will be needed in any capacity. 7. Other Pertinent Information or Special Considerations. The items sent will be calibrated by vendor. Calibrations will be done in a timely manner. All items sent will be returned calibrated by the vendor to the VA Pittsburgh Health System. 8. Period of Performance This is a one-time service of calibration of the16 piece weight set (10mg-50 g), tachometer calibration, digital thermometer certification, and stopwatch calibration. 9. Delivery Schedule. The16 piece weight set (10mg-50 g), tachometer calibration, digital thermometer certification, and stopwatch calibration will be returned to the VA Pittsburgh Health System within 30 days. All items post calibration will be delivered to: Attn: Alicia Leo VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System University Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15240 Fax: 412-360-1545
Background
The Department of Veterans Affairs, Network Contracting Office 4 (NCO 04), is conducting a market survey to identify potential sources to provide Laboratory Instrument Calibrations for the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System (PVAHCS)-University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15240. This notice is issued for informational planning purposes only and is not a request for quote or announcement of a solicitation. The purpose of this market research is to identify capable sources that are both experienced and qualified to perform calibrations in accordance with the statement of work.

Work Details
This contract includes all the costs associated with performing calibrations of a weight set, tachometers, digital thermometer certification, and stopwatch calibration, and return shipping of these items when they are finished being calibrated to be sent back to the VA Pittsburgh Health System. The contract requires providing pricing for all calibrations necessary for the 16-piece weight set (10mg-50 g), tachometer calibration, digital thermometer certification, stopwatch calibration, and return shipping. The performance monitoring will be the responsibility of the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center Quality Manager and Safety Officer/designee. No GFE or GFI will be needed in any capacity.

Period of Performance
This is a one-time service of calibration of the 16-piece weight set (10mg-50 g), tachometer calibration, digital thermometer certification, and stopwatch calibration. The items post calibration will be delivered within 30 days.

Place of Performance
Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System University Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15240

Overview

Response Deadline
July 17, 2024, 3:00 p.m. EDT Past Due
Posted
July 10, 2024, 7:52 a.m. EDT
Set Aside
None
Place of Performance
Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System Pittsburgh 15240 United States
Source
SAM

Current SBA Size Standard
$34 Million
Pricing
Likely Fixed Price
Est. Level of Competition
Low
Est. Value Range
Experimental
$50,000 - $150,000 (AI estimate)
Odds of Award
28%
Signs of Shaping
The solicitation is open for 7 days, below average for the VISN 4.
On 7/10/24 VISN 4 issued Sources Sought 36C24424Q0833 for Laboratory Instrument Calibrations Pittsbugh VA Healthcare System due 7/17/24. The opportunity was issued full & open with NAICS 811210 and PSC 6515.
Primary Contact
Title
Contracting Specialist
Name
Christa Stine   Profile
Phone
(570) 479-0225

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Source Agency Hierarchy
VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF > VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF > 244-NETWORK CONTRACT OFFICE 4 (36C244)
FPDS Organization Code
3600-00244
Source Organization Code
100163848
Last Updated
July 10, 2024
Last Updated By
christa.stine@va.gov
Archive Date
Sept. 15, 2024