THE PORT OF PORTLAND TERMINAL 4 LOW AND MEDIUM VOLTAGE EQUIPMENT AND BERTH 401 FEEDER REPLACEMENTS Bids due: March 16, 2021 @ 2:00 pm INVITATION TO BID SOLICITATION NO. 2021-9088 Bids for the Terminal 4 Low and Medium Voltage Equipment and Berth 401 Feeder Replacement project will be received electronically through the Port’s online bidding system until, but not after, 2 p.m. on March 16, 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: Providing a new medium-voltage feeder, originating from an existing PGE overhead feeder on the west property line of Berth 401. The new feeder includes manually-operated service disconnects, two new underground raceways with 15kV conductors, two new medium-voltage vaults with load break elbow assemblies in one of the vaults, and feeders into the two existing medium voltage switches. These existing switches provide power to two existing medium transformers and the low-voltage electrical distribution system located by the Berth 401 dock office. After installing the new 15kV feeder to the Berth 401 power system, the feeders from the Cargill grain elevator shall be removed and the raceways abandoned in place. The work also includes replacement of medium-voltage pad mounted switches, medium-voltage lead conductors, low-voltage transformers, distribution panels, branch panels, disconnects, and underground feeders throughout the Terminal 4 facility. See Section 011100, Summary of Work, for more information. 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 8:30 a.m. on February 23, 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. A site visit will be held at 2:30 p.m. on February 25, 2021, at 11040 N. Lombard St., Portland, Oregon. This tour requires an RSVP at least two business days prior to the date of the tour. Bidders must indicate their attendance through the Port’s online bidding system by selecting the Vendor name under the Prospective Bidders tab, and then the RSVP tab from the Prospective Bidders Detail screen. Failure to provide the required RSVP may result in the bidder being denied access. 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 13 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 February 16, 2021 ELS/CON Published February 19, 2021. BT193367

ad: 193367

Publication: Construction 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2021/02/19

End Date: 2021/02/19

Owner: Port of Portland


County: Multnomah

Bid Date: 03/16/21

Bid Time: 2:00 PM