Electrical and healthcare engineering support

Electrical and healthcare engineering support

This contract is to provide electrical installation and maintenance support combined with other healthcare related systems support to supplement the Trust’s directly employed work force.

Reference number: QVH-49-13

Deadline date:31/05/2013

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value:£25,000 – £50,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: West Sussex West Sussex,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Original source URL www.qvh.nhs.uk


Description of the contract

This contract is to provide electrical installation and maintenance support combined with other healthcare related systems support to supplement the Trust’s directly employed work force. The contract will include an allowance for day rate works during normal working hours, weekend day rates, bank holiday rates, an on call retainer for providing out of hours on call service, and call out rates whilst covering on call. Typical Tasks to be undertaken : • Diagnose and repair faults in electrical and engineering installation, plant and equipment, to deal with new situations as they arise and pass on knowledge to others • Manufacture, assemble, erect, install and test new work • To take on role of an Authorised Person (AP) for a range of systems including LV electrical systems. • Perform electrical testing and inspection of fixed electrical systems and monitor results to ensure compliance with the latest edition of Wiring Regulations BS7671. Requesting remedial works or emergency isolations as and when required. • Carry out repairs, maintain and efficiently run plant and equipment • Liaise with company representatives regarding the operation, repair and servicing of specialist equipment and implement contracts as necessary to ensure the best service with respect to cost, quality and performance is achieved. • Participate as required by the Estates Officer (operations) in the emergency “on-call” system • To report to their Supervisor any maintenance defects observed, and being forward any suggestions they may have to improve the maintenance service • Report faulty or damaged equipment • To assist as a member of the Trust’s fire response team when on duty. The contractor must have a sound knowledge of an acute Hospital environment, and be familiar with an NHS Hospital Estates Department policies and procedures, it’s engineering systems, their locations and their criticality and functionality. Experience of working in a multi skilled role across more than one skill set is essential as is experience of management of electrical works and other healthcare specific engineering works.



Classification of the contract

50000000 Repair and maintenance services

45310000 Electrical installation work

45315100 Electrical engineering installation works


Additional information

Contract type: Services – 1

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 17/06/2013 – 16/06/2014


Who to contact

Contact name Caroline Archer

Organisation name Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address Holtye Road, East Grinstead, RH19 3DZ

Telephone +441342414486

Extension number:


Web address


How to apply

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. Please upload your response into Delta and complete the attached pricing schedule, declaration and certificate of non- collusive tendering. The full specification is attached in Delta.To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/Y2WZ9APCA3.
Requirement: engineering support