Contract for Portable Appliance Testing

Contract for Portable Appliance Testing

Powys County Council are inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for a Contract, which will run for 3 years (with an option to extend for up to a further 24 months).

UK-Powys: Technical inspection and testing services

2013/S 007-007823

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Powys CC Local and Environmental Services
County Hall, Llandrindod Wells
For the attention of: Wayne Dolloway
LD1 5LG Powys
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1597826788
E-mail: wayne.dolloway@powys.gov.uk

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: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Contract for Portable Appliance Testing
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
NUTS code UKL24
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)
Powys County Council are inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for a Contract, which will run for 3 years (with an option to extend for up to a further 24 months). The total value of the works over three years will be in the region of GBP 300,000.00. Contractors are required to be Constructionline registered and CHAS compliant (or equivalent).
1 Contractor will be appointed for the whole of Powys.
The contract may be used by other service areas in the Council and Ceredigion County Council.
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.
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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (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:
See tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
See tender documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: See tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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:
L&ES WD/2.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
25.2.2013 – 12:00
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
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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

Powys County Council will be conducting this procurement exercise through the Value Wales e-Tendering portal. This can be found at www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk – all information may be downloaded and returned through this channel.

Internet address(es): http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender.
1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once).
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— Click the “Click here to register” link;
— Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”;
— Enter your correct business and user details;
— Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete;
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender.
— Login to the portal with the username/password;
— Click the “Open Access ITTs” link. (These are Tenders open to any registered supplier);
— Click on the relevant ITT to access the content;
— Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page;
— This will move the ITT into your “My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only);
— Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box.
3. Responding to the tender.
— You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting);
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification;
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT;
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8:00 – 18:00) on:
— eMail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

— Phone: +44 8003684850 / Fax: +44 2070800480
Buy4Wales Reference Number: 33260.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:7.1.2013

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