II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:
At various locations throughout NORTHERN IRELAND.
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The Framework Agreement will comprise the following service areas:
(a) preparation and painting of electrical equipment, to include:
— 275/110Kv transformers,
— 110/33kV Transformers,
— 275/110kV circuit breakers (40 of these are aluminium),
— liquid neutral earthing reactors,
— 33/11kV transformers,
— 33kV circuit breakers,
— distribution transformers,
— extension oil switches,
— fuse switches,
— ring main units,
— MV steel cabinets,
— kiosk shells.
(b) preparation and painting on non-electrical equipment, to include:
— wooden doors,
— metal kiosks,
— substation shells.
(c) removal of graffiti.
The contractor shall comply fully with the requirements for contractors NIE HSG-007 Issue 3 issued with this tender package. non-compliance may result in the contract manager instructing the contractor to leave the site.
All persons working on site must have completed an appropriate course of training on the application of the NIE Safety Rules.
They must be assessed and deemed competent to hold an appropriate Nomination/Authorisation to work in a substation on or in the vicinity of electrical equipment under NIE Safety Rules.
II.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals:
This opportunity is subject to renewal.
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted:
II.2.11) Information about options
Description of options:
The Framework Agreement will be for a period of 5 years with an option, exercisable entirely at the discretion of the contracting entity and subject to the terms of the Framework Agreement, to extend by a further optional period of up to 3 years, with a total potential duration of 8 years. The schedule of rates applicable under any extended period will be subject to agreement between the contracting entity and the economic operator that is a party to the relevant Framework Agreement.
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: