Lead consulting engineer for Combined Heat and Power Energy Centre

Lead consulting engineer for Combined Heat and Power Energy Centre and District Energy Network Project

The University wish to appoint a lead engineer to oversee the detailed technical design, and implementation, of the CHP energy centre, the interconnection of 33 existing buildings, the secondary pant plant room, and the re-design and retrofit of all existing heating circuits within 33 buildings.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Engineering design services

2013/S 189-326517

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Strathclyde
177 St James Road, Estates Management
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Allan Ferguson
G4 0NT Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1415484310

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.strath.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00113

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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Education
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:

Lead consulting engineer for Combined Heat and Power Energy Centre and District Energy Network Project.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: University of Strathclyde.
NUTS code UKM34

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)

The University wish to appoint a lead engineer to oversee the detailed technical design, and implementation, of the CHP energy centre, the interconnection of 33 existing buildings, the secondary pant plant room, and the re-design and retrofit of all existing heating circuits within 33 buildings.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=278810

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=278810

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71320000, 71321000, 71321200, 71322000, 71322200, 71323000, 71323100, 71323200, 71325000, 71327000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Contract award will be subject to UoS terms and conditions, attached as part of this PQQ process, or such other terms as mutually agreed.
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: Requirements specified in PQQ.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Requirements specified in PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Details in PQQ.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: The accelerated procedure has been identified as the only practical route to market given constraints imposed by Glasgow City Council as a result of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. An embargo of April 2014 has been placed on work activity that may affect transportation routes in City of Glasgow. Therefore in order to meet the programme, it is vital that all key work activities are completed before this time.
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5
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:

UoS-1611-2013
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

10.10.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

16.10.2013
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref:278810)
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:

26.9.2013