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Pre-Qualification of Electrical Contractors for World Bank HQ Facilities Management Projects

  • Solicitation Number: REI 18-0155
  • Issue Date: Oct 27,2017
  • Closing Date: Nov 17,2017


The World Bank Group (World Bank) invites statements of qualification on which to base the selection of firms for the receipt of a solicitation for providing electrical contractors for facilities management projects at HQ, Washington, DC.

Scope of Work

The WBG Office Headquarters in Washington, DC will undertake several projects to upgrade its facilities. This will include but not limited to the following projects:

1.       C Building Fire Alarm: Replacement of a Siemens Fire Alarm System with Simplex Fire Alarm System that is tied into the central monitoring location. The building is approximately 330,000 GSF across 11 floors.

2.       D Building Switchgear Replacement: The existing two 4,000-amp switch gear boards that provide electricity to approx. 370,000 SF is over 45 years old and needs to be replaced. The project involves coordination with Pepco to re-build their vault and provide new feeders into the switchgear.

3.       MC Lighting Replacement: The lighting and lighting control system in the office areas of the Main Complex is over 20 years old and has been identified for replacement as part of an energy savings measure. The 2.0M SF facillty is fully occupied and the work will be completed after-hours to minimize the impact to staff in the building.

4.       J Building Fire Alarm Upgrade: The existing Simplex fire alarm system in J Building is the oldest system across the Bank-owned buildings which dates back to 1986. The system will be upgraded with the latest Simplex 4100 system in the 530,000 GSF building.

The WBG is looking for ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS (ECs) to handle the aforementioned projects. Qualified EC will be invited to participate in a solicitation for each project in the list which will have different start and completion dates.

Firms must meet all the mandatory criteria outlined below to be considered as eligible for technical evaluation:

1. Offeror must have successfully and continuously been engaged as an Electrical Contractor in providing similar services/works to those required in this REI over the last 5 years. Please provide 3 recent references that will verify your past performance and contracts of similar size and scope to the effort defined herein.

2. Offeror must have a permanent office within the Washington Metropolitan Area.

3. Firm must submit a complete set of audited financial reports/certified financials for the previous 3 fiscal years that demonstrate it has the financial capability to successfully support the entire contract.

4. Evidence of gross annual revenue of more than USD 8,000,000 for each of the last three years (2014, 2015 and 2017), while performing as a General Contractor in services similar to those required in this REI.

5. Firm has not been involved in any litigation action in the past five years which resulted in damages being awarded to the litigant, based on either failure to perform or poor maintenance

6. Any other Criteria included on the REI Documentation.

 The solicitation may be obtained by sending an email to the designated Contracting Officer, referencing the following information:

1. Solicitation Number

2. Company Name

3. Contact Person Name and Title

4. Address

5. Telephone Number

6. Fax Number

7. Contact's Email Address

A copy of the solicitation will be sent to organizations that have replied to and are eligible to receive this advertisement. All requests and questions regarding this solicitation shall be directed to the following designated Corporate Procurement Contract Officer(s):

Manolo Macariola at mmacariola@worldbank.org (mailto:mmacariola@worldbank.org)

Subject to the exceptions of the respective information disclosure policies, for any contract award valued at and over US$250,000 made after July 1, 2013, the World Bank Group reserves the right to publicly disclose contract award information – specifically, the name of vendor receiving the award, a brief description of the contract goods or services, and the contract award amount. Vendor's proposal and contractual documents will remain confidential and therefore not subject to disclosure. 

The World Bank reserves the right to reject any or all responses without recourse.