Port of Portland - PDX Kennedy Feeder and Killingsworth Extension 05/20/21
THE PORT OF PORTLAND
PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
KENNEDY FEEDER AND KILLINGSWORTH EXTENSION
Bids due: May 20, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
INVITATION TO BID
SOLICITATION NO. 2021-8920
Bids for the Portland International Airport Kennedy Feeder and Killingsworth Extension project will be received electronically through the Port’s online bidding system until, but not after, 2 p.m. on May 20, 2021, and thereafter publicly opened and read aloud via Microsoft Teams. A meeting invite will be sent to all prospective bidders listed for the project in the Port’s online bidding system. See the Supplementary Instructions to Bidders for more information on electronic submission.
The work includes but is not limited to:
1. Providing a new 12.5kV feeder, designated the Kennedy Feeder, from a new point of service through new and existing raceways into the PDX terminal. The work includes providing electrical vaults, conduits, conductors, grounding systems, and a medium-voltage pad-mounted switchgear, as well as associated civil work including horizontal directional drilling, trenching, pavement repair, tree/stump removal, bollards, landscaping, and fencing.
2. Providing a new 12.5kV feeder, designated the Killingsworth Extension Feeder, from a second point of service through existing raceways into the PDX terminal. The work includes providing electrical conductors and grounding systems through the existing raceway system.
Prequalification is not required for this work.
The contractor or a subcontractor need not be licensed for asbestos work under ORS 468A.720.
A pre-bid meeting will be held via Microsoft Teams at 1 p.m. on May 10, 2021, to discuss all phases of the work. To attend, bidders must RSVP through the Port’s online bidding system no later than 24 hours before the pre-bid meeting. A Microsoft Teams meeting invite will be sent to all bidders who RSVP, with instructions on attending the meeting remotely.
Contractors, subcontractors, consultants, and suppliers are strongly encouraged to register through the Port’s online bidding system, which can be accessed at https://www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=15598. All firms can view current business opportunities. Registered firms may receive electronic notification of Port solicitations, and have access to view, download, or request copies of solicitations, addenda, and solicitation-holders lists.
Questions must be submitted electronically using the “Q&A” feature in the Port’s online bidding system.
The project manual and drawings may be examined at Port offices (address above); however hard copies of drawings and specifications are not available directly from the Port. Registered firms may download the project manual and drawings through the Port’s online bidding system.
The Port may reject bids that do not comply with applicable public contracting procedures and requirements. The Port may reject for good cause any or all bids if the Port finds that doing so is in the public interest. Bidder compliance for this project includes the following:
A. Bids must be on the Port’s bid form and must be accompanied by bid security made payable to The Port of Portland in an amount equal to at least 10 percent of the total amount bid.
B. In accordance with ORS 279C.370, bidders must submit the enclosed First-Tier Subcontractor Disclosure Form within two working hours after bid opening.
C. The Port will not receive or consider a bid unless the bid contains a statement by the bidder that the bidder will comply with the provisions of ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870 (regarding payment of prevailing wage rates on public works projects over $50,000). Current wage rates determined by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) may be obtained from BOLI’s web site at www.boli.state.or.us.
D. Bidders are hereby alerted that public works contractors generally must file a public works bond with the Construction Contractors Board, as provided in ORS 279C.836.
E. No bid will be considered unless the bidder is registered with the State of Oregon Construction Contractors Board to the extent required by ORS Chapter 701, prior to submitting a bid.
F. Bids must identify whether the bidder is a resident bidder, as defined in ORS 279A.120.
Apprentice Opportunities on Port Projects: The Port requires contractors to provide on-the-job training opportunities for approved and registered apprentices on construction projects over $500,000. The Port’s overall target for registered apprentice participation is 15 percent of total labor hours. The Port supports efforts to build a diverse and skilled workforce for the construction industry and to increase the representation of diverse apprentices on Port projects.
Small Business Enterprise Program: The Port is committed to increasing small business enterprise participation in Port contracts. The Port’s small business participation goal for this contract is 10 percent of the total amount bid (excluding additive alternates, if any). This contract will be awarded to the responsible bidder with the lowest responsive bid who either demonstrates its commitment to meet the goal by properly submitting the Small Business Goal Compliance Report and associated Confirmation of Participation forms or who, upon the Port’s request, submits adequate evidence that it made good faith efforts to meet the participation goal. See the Supplementary Instructions to Bidders for more information related to small business participation.
THE PORT OF PORTLAND
Contracts and Procurement
April 27, 2021
Published April 30, 2021.