PW 18-03 Wastewater Treatment Plant Cogeneration Engine


Bidding Closed

Prebid Date12/28/17 10:00 am

Bid Date12/13/17 2:00 pm

Company & Contacts

City of Oxnard

Renee Hatcher   (805)200-5289

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Oxnard, California invites sealed Bids for the Oxnard Wastewater Treatment Plant Cogeneration Engine Refurbishment Project.
The City will receive such Bids at Oxnard City Hall, 300 West Third Street, Fourth Floor, Oxnard, California 93030, attention: City Clerk, until 2:00 p.m. on December 5, 2017.
There will be a public bid opening immediately afterwards at 305 West Third Street, First Floor, Oxnard, California 93030 at the City Council Chambers.

All Bidders must be plan holders of record to submit a Bid to the City, which entails purchasing copies of all Contract Documents at CyberCopy’s Plan Room, Printed copies will also be available at City Hall for the same price.

OPTIONAL PRE-BID MEETING AND SITE VISIT. An optional pre-bid meeting will be held on
November 28, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the City Council Chambers at City Hall followed by a site

SCOPE OF WORK. The 2015 edition of, and 2016 supplement to, the Standard Specifications
for Public Works Construction (collectively the “Greenbook”) is incorporated by this reference.
As more specifically described in the Contract Documents, the Project includes furnishing all
necessary labor, materials, equipment and other incidental and appurtenant Work to refurbish
two (2) of the three (3) cogeneration engines at the Oxnard Wastewater Treatment Plant.

PREVAILING WAGES. This Project is a “public work” subject to the requirements of Division 2,
Part 7, Chapter 1 of the Labor Code and Title 8, Division 1, Chapter 8 of the California Code of
Regulations (“CCR”). The Contractor and all Subcontractors shall pay wages in accordance with
the determination of the Director of the DIR. Copies of these rates are on file with the Project
Coordinator at City Hall and will be made available to any interested party on request. They are
also available at The Contractor shall
post a copy of the DIR’s rates at each job site. This Project is subject to compliance monitoring
and enforcement by the DIR. The Contractor shall furnish certified payroll records directly to the
Labor Commissioner. Contractor and all Subcontractors are not qualified to bid on, be listed in a
Bid proposal, or engage in the performance of any contract for public work, as defined in Labor
Code Sections 1720 through 1861, unless registered and qualified to perform public work
pursuant to Labor Code Section 1725.5 at the time of Bid submission.

BONDS. Each Bid must be accompanied by Bid security as described in the Instructions to
Bidders in the Contract Documents. Upon Contract award, the successful Bidder shall provide
both Payment and Performance Bonds—each at 100% of the Contract Price—to the City Clerk
or his or her designee in accordance with Greenbook Section 2-4 and the Contract Documents.
The Performance Bond shall include a one-year warranty period. Bonds must be on the forms in
the Contract Documents unless other forms meet all of the City’s requirements including that the
Bond limit be automatically increased if the Contract amount is increased after execution of the
Contract, and the City Attorney at his or her discretion approves the Surety’s form. Whenever
Bonds are submitted for this Project, Bidder must also submit a photocopy of each Bond.
LICENSES. Each Bidder shall possess a valid Class C10 Contractor’s license issued by
California Contractors State License Board at the time of Bid submission and a current City
business license at the time of Contract award.

RETENTION. The City shall withhold five percent (5%) of any progress payment as retention.
TRADE NAMES OR EQUALS. GE Waukesha engines and Emerson/Kato generators are the
brand names of existing equipment on this Project. The selected Contractor will be required to
use a Service Provider on this Project that is a GE Waukesha Qualified Engine Equipment
Manufacturer Parts and Service Provider and an Emerson/Kato Qualified Generator Service
Provider in order to match the products in use on this particular public improvement Project.
Other than the GE Waukesha and Emerson/Kato brand products and Service Provider
requirements as defined in the Special Provisions, Contractor may submit requests to substitute
an equivalent material, product, thing or service for a brand or trade name material, product,
thing or service must be made by written request submitted no later than fifteen (15) Calendar
Days following the award of Contract. Requests received after this time shall not be considered.
Requests must clearly describe the product for which approval is requested, including all data
necessary to demonstrate acceptability.

LIQUIDATED DAMAGES. Contractor must complete all Work within one hundred fifty (150)
Calendar Days of the City’s Notice to Proceed. There will be a $750 assessment for each
Calendar Day that Work remains incomplete beyond the Project completion deadline.