Auditing Services for Gas and Electrical Installations

Auditing Services for Gas and Electrical Installations

Tamworth Borough Council is seeking a suitably qualified gas and electrical auditing Contractor for the provision of third party quality audits and technical support relating to a domestic gas / heating contract and a domestic electrical installation and works contract.

United Kingdom-Tamworth: Technical inspection and testing services

2015/S 099-180053

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Tamworth Borough Council
Marmion House, Lichfield St, Staffs
Contact point(s): Procurement Team
For the attention of: David Onion
B79 7BZ Tamworth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1827709371
E-mail: david-onion@tamworth.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.tamworth.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tamworthbc

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

14/23 Third Party Auditing Services for Domestic Gas and Electrical Installations.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Tamworth.

NUTS code UKG24

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Tamworth Borough Council is seeking a suitably qualified gas and electrical auditing Contractor for the provision of third party quality audits and technical support relating to a domestic gas / heating contract and a domestic electrical installation and works contract. The term of the contract shall be fixed for a period of three (3) years with an option to extend for a further two (2) successive periods of one (1) year.
With an estimated contract value below 50 000 GBP per annum, a single provider of the services is considered most appropriate to efficiently manage all elements of the contract and to ensure site visits are carefully coordinated to minimise any inconvenience to affected tenants.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71630000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 150 000 and 270 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: An option to extend the term of any subsequent contract by a further two one year periods subject to continuing Council requirements, contractor performance and availability of funds.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: All gas related work falls within, but not exclusively, the scope of the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 and therefore it is a legislative requirement that the successful contractor and their operatives who work on gas appliances are Gas Safe registered or equivalent.
All electrical work falls within, but not exclusively, the scope of the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (EICRs), Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations, Design and Verification of Electrical Installations and therefore it is a legislative requirement that the successful Contractor and their operatives who work on electrical systems are NICEIC registered, or equivalent.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As specified in the ITT documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As specified in the ITT documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As specified in the ITT documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: All gas related work falls within, but not exclusively, the scope of the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 and therefore it is a legislative requirement that the successful contractor and their operatives who work on gas appliances are Gas Safe registered, or equivalent.
All work falls within, but not exclusively, the scope of the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (EICRs), Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations, Design and Verification of Electrical Installations and therefore it is a legislative requirement that the successful Contractor and their operatives who work on electrical systems are NICEIC registered, or equivalent.

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

14/23

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

19.6.2015 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Electronic invoicing will be accepted and electronic payment will be used.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point that information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought within 3 months generally.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19.5.2015

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