This is a SOURCES SOUGHT ANNOUNCEMENT ONLY. It is neither a solicitation announcement nor a request for proposals or quotes and does not obligate the Government to award a contract. Responses to this sources sought notice must be in writing. The purpose of this sources sought announcement is for market research to make appropriate acquisition decisions and to gain knowledge of potential businesses interested and capable of providing the services described below.

VA Loma Linda Health Care System located at 11201 Benton Street, Loma Linda, CA 92357 is seeking a contractor to perform the Boiler annuals semi-annuals inspections & safety testing for the following (3) Boilers Cleaver Brooks Cable 400-horse power located in boiler plant (2) Cleave Brooks Clear Fire Condensing boiler 700 located at Cancer Center (1) Cleaver Brooks Clear Fire-700 Condensing Boiler located at Valor Building.(1) CLEAVER Brooks Clear Fire -750 Condensing Boiler located at CLC#2 Condensate tank-Deaerator tank calibrate all transmitters and pressure gauges. The Contractor needs to be a certified Cleaver Brooks authorize Service and Distributor Provider.

The contractor shall provide all necessary parts, labor, materials, equipment and transportation to perform the maintenance service which shall include:

The purpose of this contract is to have a Contractor to furnish all labor, materials, supplies, tools, equipment to have the contractor perform the following tasks as per VHA Directive 1810 and Boiler Plant Safety Device Testing Manual 5th Edition They will perform all annuals and semi-annuals with the VA employee verifying the tasks are being complete. Contractor will perform proper lockout tagout on all equipment being worked on. Contractor will ear proper protective equipment. Contractor will provide inspector for annual certification of boilers. Contractor will open da and surge tanks inspect and pressure clean tanks. Contractor will install new door seals on both tanks. Contractors will provide list of all calibrated gauges. Contractor will perform (1) annual and (1) semiannual yearly.
Adjust burner combustion settings and calibrate oxygen trim.
Calibrate instrumentation, monitoring, and control systems.
Calibrate pressure gages and thermometers. (or replace)
High-steam pressure cut-out (recycle)
High-steam pressure cut-out (non-recycle)
Steam safety valves (raise boiler pressure until valve pops)
Check gas vent for leaks
High-gas fuel pressure cut-off
Low-gas fuel pressure cut-off
Gas fuel safety shut off valves proof of closure
Leak test gas fuel safety shut off valves
High-fuel oil pressure cut-off
Low-fuel oil pressure c
Fuel oil safety shut off valves proof of closure
Leak test fuel oil safety shut off valves
Check operation of Liquid Petroleum Gas pilot
Low-pilot gas pressure cut-out
Forced draft fan motor interlock
Forced draft fan damper wide open for purge
Boiler outlet damper wide open for purge
Purge air flow interlock
Timing for pre-purge
Timing for post-purge

Igniter timing
Low fire position interlock
Combustion air interlock
Main flame out; i.e., time to close valves
Ignitions flame out; i.e., it is time to close valves
Minimum igniter flame test
Scanner not sensing ignition spark
Low-oxygen alarm and/or cut-out
Pre-purge setting of flue gas recirculation damper
Interlock of building outside air damper with burner control
Check furnace pressure

Open condensate tank drain /pressure wash inside of tank
Inspect condensate tank install new door gaskets
Open deaerator tank drain /pressure wash inside of tank
Inspect deaerator tank install new door gaskets
Calibrate all gauges and certify them
Tune-up Boiler on Fuel-oil and operate
Tune-up Boiler on natural gas and operate

The following equipment is located at the following buildings in hospital area.
Equipment model# serial# location
BOILER CBLE-200-400-200 SERIAL #T2194-1-1 BOILER PLANT
BOILER CBLE-200-400-200 SERIAL #T2194-1-2 BOILER PLANT
BOILER CBLE-200-400-200 SERIAL #T2194-1-3 BOILER PLANT
DEAERATOR 2194-7-1 SERIAL SM 1400 BOILER PLANT
SURGE TANK 2194-8-1 SERIAL SRG-1400 BOILER PLANT
BOILER CFC-E 700-750 SERIAL#604369500257 VALOR BUILDING
BOILER CFC-E 700-750 SERIAL#604724300206 REHAB CENTER
BOILER CFE-E-700-750 SERIAL#604369500248 CANCER CENTER
BOILER CFE-E-700-750 SERIAL#604369500247 CANCER CENTER

CALIBRATE ALL TRANSMITTERS AND PRESSURE GAUGES ON BOILERS AND TANKS IN BOILER PLANT

1.Contractor will check in for coronavirus daily
2.Contractor will check in with plant operator daily
3.Contractor will provide schedule of work being perform.
4.Contractor will provide proper safety protocol for operation of equipment.
5.Contractor will fill wear proper personnel equipment.
6.Contractor will properly lockout and tagout electrical to boilers.
7.Contractor will properly lockout and tagout all inlet and outlet water lines.
8.Contractor will depressurize water softener before opening.
9. Contractor will remove sea and install new seals on all equipment in boiler plant.
10.Contractor will perform tune up on fuel oil.
11.Contractor will perform tune up on natural gas.
12.Contracor will perform calibrations on all gauges and thermometers.
13.Contractor will perform all this tasks as per manufacture specifications.
14. Contractor will perform all task as per VHA Directive 1810.
15. Contractor will perform tasks as per Boiler device safety testing manual 5thEdition.
16. Contractors will clean up trash and properly dispose of properly.
17. Contractor will operate boilers and tanks to verify proper operation.
18. Contractor will provide all paperwork pertaining to job.
19. Contractor will provide semiannual and annual documentation.
20. Contractor will provide list of all calibrated gauges.
Upon completion of full testing, contractor will submit an engineering report for our records

The engineering report will summarize work completed, detail corrective action required and recommended solutions
PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:
7 Days
PLACE OF PERFORMANCE:
VA Loma Linda
11201 Benton St
Loma Linda, CA 92357

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS:
Offeror must possess a 30-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety card.
C-36 plumbing license
C-4 Boiler, Hot water Heating and Steam fitting

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
Schedule with Contracting Officer Representative (COR) or Designee five (5) business days in advance prior to start of work.
personnel don t require valid Loma Linda PIV badge
Prior to working, ALL energy sources (electrical, water, etc.) shall be locked and tagged out, and upon completion of work, will be re-energized and verified.

Prior to work each day, workers or a designated lead or supervisor are/is to check in with the Graphics Control in the plant.

Contractor shall conform to the following standards, policies, regulations, governing agency, and any other local, state, or Federal guidelines that are not listed here

OSHA Regulations, www.osha.gov
NFPA, www.nfpa.org

If you are interested and are capable of providing the required service(s) please provide the following information.
(1) Company Name, Address, Point of Contact
(2) Size status and representations of your business, such as but not limited to: Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), Hubzone, Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), Large Business, etc.
(3) Is your company considered small under the NAICS code 238220?
(4) Does your company have an FSS contract with GSA or the NAC or are you a contract holder with any other federal contract? If so, please provide the contract type and number.
(5) If you are an FSS GSA/NAC or other federal contract holder, are the referenced items/solutions available on your schedule/contract?
(6) Please provide general pricing for your products/solutions for market research purposes.
(7) Please submit a capability statement that addresses qualifications and verifies ability to perform work described above.

The Government is not obligated to nor will it pay for or reimburse any costs associated with responding to this sources sought announcement. This notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation or ultimately award a contract, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach. The Government will in no way be bound to this information if any solicitation is issued. The VA is mandated by Public Law 109-461 to consider a total set-aside for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses. However, if there are insufficient Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business responses, an alternate set-aside or full and open competition may be determined. No sub-contracting opportunity is anticipated. The North American Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 238220 ($16.5 Million).

Responses to this notice shall be submitted via email to Isaac.shimizu@va.gov . Telephone responses will not be accepted. Responses must be received no later than 12/10/2021 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.

After review of the responses to this sources sought announcement, a solicitation may be published on the FedBizOpps or GSA eBuy websites. Responses to this sources sought announcement will not be considered adequate responses to the solicitation. All interested offerors must respond to the solicitation in addition to responding to this sources sought announcement. Prospective bidders must be authorized re-sellers in order to participate in the solicitation process.

Notice to potential offerors: All offerors who provide goods or services to the United States Federal Government must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) at www.sam.gov. Additionally, all Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses or Veteran Owned Small Businesses must be registered with the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise VetBiz Registry located at https://vetbiz.va.gov.