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Bid Information for Job: The Preuss School PV Solar Power

Project NumberW9996389 / P4S-866
Project NameThe Preuss School PV Solar Power
Bid Date6/6/2019 2:00 PM
Mandatory Meeting: Yes5/23/2019 8:00 AM
Project Description
REQUEST FOR BID (Revised)

Subject to conditions prescribed by the University of California, San Diego, sealed bids for a lump sum Contract are requested for the following work:

THE PREUSS SCHOOL SOLAR PV POWER SYSTEM
Project Number W9996389 / P4S-866
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
Furnish and install 62 PV Panels at existing Preuss School Building A, B, C and D.  Solar PV power generation for a minimum of 46KW-DC solar panels will be mounted on existing steel trellis. The system will consist of Photovoltaic panels, inverters, combiners and AC panel and disconnect. Each building has an existing electrical panel that the solar panels will be connected to. Install DC cables between the PV panels to combiner and to inverter at each location.  Install AC wiring between AC inverters and new electrical panel and inter-connect PV power at the main incoming service equipment.  Coordinate with and get approval from SDG&E for tie in prior to actual connection to existing incoming switchboard. 
Bids are to be submitted to The Regents of the University of California ("University") at:
Contracts Administration
University of California, San Diego
10280 N. Torrey Pines Rd. Suite 465
La Jolla, CA 92093

at or before 2:00 P.M, THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2019 for furnishing all labor, materials, services, and equipment to complete the Work described below in accordance with the enclosed Bidding Documents.
MANDATORY PRE-BID JOB WALK:
A mandatory Pre-Bid Job Walk will be conducted on THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2019 beginning promptly at 8:00 a.m. Only bidders who participate in the Job Walk will be allowed to bid on the Project as prime contractors. Participants shall meet at The Preuss School UC San Diego Corner of Campus Point and Voigt Drive. For further information, contact University's Representative Mark Gaus, Sr. Project Manager, at 858.822.5124 or mgaus@ucsd.edu. UC San Diego maps can be found at http://maps.ucsd.edu.  Attendees should plan to arrive in ample time to secure parking prior to the scheduled meeting time.
A second* mandatory Pre-Bid Job Walk will be conducted on TUESDAY, May 28, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.
*If your firm attended the initial Pre-Bid Walk on May 23, 2019, it is not mandatory to attend the 2nd mandatory Pre-Bid Job Walk. 
For construction value between $300,000 and $640,000, Bidder and its mechanical, electrical and plumbing subcontractor(s) (if using) shall be qualified under the University’s standards prior to award.

The successful Bidder will be required to have the following California current and active contractor's license at the time of submission of the Bid: C-10 Electrical AND/OR C-46 Solar

UC San Diego encourages the participation of Small, Disadvantaged, Minority-owned, Women-owned and Service/Disabled Veteran-owned Business Enterprises (S/D/M/W/DVBE’s) and is committed to promote a diverse pool of firms for our building programs.

Every effort will be made to ensure that all persons have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University within the limits imposed by law or University policy.  Each Bidder may be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy.  The successful Bidder and its subcontractors will be required to follow the nondiscrimination requirements set forth in the Bidding Documents and to pay prevailing wage at the location of the work.
The work described in the contract is a public work subject to section 1771 of the California Labor Code.

No contractor or subcontractor, regardless of tier, may be listed on a Bid for this project (submitted on or after March 1, 2015) unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5 [with limited exceptions from this requirement for bid purposes only under Labor Code section 1771.1(a)].

No contractor or subcontractor may be awarded any portion of this project (awarded on or after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5. Contractors and subcontractors must use the DIR’s upgraded electronic certified payroll reporting (eCPR) system to furnish certified payroll records (CPRs) to the Labor Commissioner. Contractors and subcontractors who have been submitting PDF copies of their CPRs for earlier projects must also begin using the new system. [UPDATE: Per DIR News Release No. 2016-54 dated May 19, 2016, “Enforcement of the Requirement to Submit Electronic Certified Payroll Reports to DIR to Resume in August.”]

ALL CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS MUST BE REGISTERED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS (DIR) AT BID TIME.

Go to http://www.dir.ca.gov/public-works/publicworks.html for more information and to register.

The successful Bidder shall pay all persons providing construction services and/or any labor on site, including any University location, no less than the UC Fair Wage (defined as $13 per hour as of 10/1/15, $14 per hour as of 10/1/16, and $15 per hour as of 10/1/17) and shall comply with all applicable federal, state and local working condition requirements.

Estimated construction cost: $290,000

THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

May 2019

Project ContactHiroko Wilson
Project Street Address10280 N. Torrey Pines Rd. suite 465, La Jolla, CA 92093-0916
Project Phone Number858-822-4470
Project Fax Number
Date Documents will be available5/23/2019
License RequirementC-10 Electrical Contractor and/or C-46 Solar
Estimated Construction Cost$290,000
  
  
  
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Mandatory Job Walk Sign In W9996389 Preuss School Solar.PDF
  
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