Presentation on theme: "Department of Design and Construction Subcontractors Trade Association General Membership Meeting March 25, 2015 Andrea Glick, Deputy Commissioner, Administration."— Presentation transcript:
Department of Design and Construction Subcontractors Trade Association General Membership Meeting March 25, 2015 Andrea Glick, Deputy Commissioner, Administration John Goddard, Agency Chief Contracting Officer
General Information The Department of Design and Construction (“DDC”) and the Housing Recovery Office (“HRO”) are establishing 8 pre-qualified lists of contractors for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment necessary to perform construction repair work for 1 to 4 family homes that were damages or destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Construction management (“CM”) firms holding contracts with DDC for this Build It Back project will be required to procure all construction contracts from these pre-qualified lists. The lists will be maintained by DDC/HRO Benefits of establishing PQLs: Shorter contract procurement and award times Bids are received only from contractor who possess the requisite experience and qualifications
The Eight Pre-Qualified Lists (PQL) CDBG-DR funded, General Construction Work for 1 to 4 Family Homes over $300,000 for Residential Community Recovery CDBG-DR funded, Electrical Work for 1 to 4 Family Homes over $300,000 for Residential Community Recovery CDBG-DR funded, Plumbing Work for 1 to 4 Family Homes over $300,000 for Residential Community Recovery CDBG-DR funded, Mechanical Work for 1 to 4 Family Homes over $300,000 for Residential Community Recovery CDBG-DR funded, General Construction Work for 1 to 4 Family Homes $300,000 or Less for Residential Community Recovery CDBG-DR funded, Electrical Work for 1 to 4 Family Homes $300,000 or Less for Residential Community Recovery CDBG-DR funded, Plumbing Work for 1 to 4 Family Homes $300,000 or Less for Residential Community Recovery CDBG-DR funded, Mechanical Work for 1 to 4 Family Homes $300,000 or Less for Residential Community Recovery
What Are the Anticipated Scopes of Work Structural Repair or Replacement (foundations, subflooring, framing, wall, ceilings) Interior Repair (floors and wall finish, bathroom tiles and fixtures, kitchen cabinets, appliances, interior floors and finish carpentry) Exterior Repair (doors, windows, roofing) Utility and Service Equipment (HVAC, plumbing, electrical, lighting, home elevation) Environmental Remediation ( testing and abatement of mold, asbestos, lead) Accessibility (for eligible homeowners)
What Trades and Suppliers Will Be Required General Construction Electrical Plumbing Mechanical
Differences between the PQLs PIN NumberTrade Construction Cost Estimate Over $300,000 Construction Cost Estimate $300,000 and Less Completed Projects in Past 5 Years Required Dollar Threshold for at least 5 out of 10 Completed Projects HR0015P General Construction YAt Least 10N/A HR0016P General ConstructionY At Least 10 $500,000 or greater HR0017PMechanical YAt Least 10N/A HR0018PMechanicalY At Least 10 $100,000 or greater HR0019PPlumbing YAt Least 10N/A HR0020PPlumbingY At Least 10 $100,000 or greater HR0021PElectrical YAt Least 10N/A HR0022PElectricalY At Least 10 S100,000 or greater
Overview of the RFQ Process The RFQs are open with no end date at this time. Applications for inclusion on all eight PQLs are continuously available, and you may submit them to DDC at any time. Important: Only those contractors who are pre-qualified for a particular PQL and included on the PQL as of the bid solicitation date will be permitted to bid on projects selected for bidding to that particular PQL. DDC recommends contractors apply for inclusion on these PQLs as soon as possible You must submit a separate RFQ response for each PQL for which you are seeking pre- qualification.
Overview of the RFQ Contents Part I of the RFQ General description of the work that will be included in contracts bid to a specific PQL Part III of the RFQ Experience requirements pre-qualified contractors must possess All documents and exhibits that must accompany the RFQ submission Part V of the RFQ Only those contractors already on the PQL as of the bid solicitation date will be permitted to bid on projects selected for bidding for the particular PQL
Exhibits to the RFQ Part 1 Exhibit A, PQL Applicant’s Information Exhibit B, Qualification Form One form for each qualifying project that the contractor is submitting as proof of the requisite experience Exhibit C, Safety Questionnaire Experience Modification Rate (EMR) Generated by the National Council of Compensation Insurance (NCCI) and used to determine premium for WC insurance Contact your insurance broker or NCCI OSHA incident rate Required for all firms with 10 or more employees Safety Performance on prior DDC projects, if applicable
Exhibits to the RFQ Part 2 Exhibit D, Employment Questionnaire Questions regarding contractor’s M/WBE status and SBS Certificate of Approval Questions regarding contractor’s compliance with applicable laws Exhibit E, Vendex Compliance Vendor and Principal Questionnaires must be filed with MOCS Certificate of No Change Exhibit F Compliance with Sandy Recovery Hiring Plan See next slide Exhibit G, Certification Must sign and confirm that read all the RFQ requirements and that information submitted pursuant to the RFQ is correct
Exhibit F, Sandy Recovery Hiring Plan A PQL contractor (as well as that contractor’s subcontractors) who is awarded a BIB construction project will be required to implement the Sandy Recovery Hiring Plan. Contractors and subcontractors awarded construction contracts above $300,000 are required to comply with the apprenticeship program and Project Labor Agreement (PLA) requirements set forth in the Sandy Recovery Hiring Plan as well as its other provisions, while contractors awarded construction contracts worth $300,000 or less must only comply with the other provisions (but not the PLA and apprenticeship requirements). The Sandy Recovery Hiring Plan encourages hiring Sandy-impacted residents as 20 percent of workers across the projects. HRO and DDC encourage contractors in Sandy-impacted areas to apply for any or all of the eight PQLs.
Tips When Responding to a Bid Review procurement documents Review drawings Read project specifications carefully Attend site visits Prepare bid estimates and check math Make sure bid includes any fees, permits, or other costs Give yourself enough time to prepare all documentation Sign your bid Ensure bid is on time
Other Information Obtain a City Vendor Number- register with the Payee Information Portal (PIP) To sign up- go to click on activate and follow the instructions.http://nyc.gov/pip Questions? Call the PIP help desk at MWBE Certification- a minority-owned business is a for-profit enterprise, regardless of size, which is owned, operated and controlled by a minority group member. “Minority group members” are United States citizens who are Asian, Black, Hispanic or Native American. Ownership by minority individuals means that the business is at least 51% owned by such individuals or, in the case of a publically owned business, at least 51% of the stock is owned by one or more such individuals.
How to obtain the RFQs General information about the RFQ process can be viewed at Contractors can download the Build it Back RFQs from Registration is required prior to downloading the RFQs to ensure that all those who downloaded the RFQs can be advised of any updates or revisions to the documents Questions regarding the RFQ submissions should be directed to: Carlo Difava at