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Bid Title: Job Order Contract Bid Documents A License 2022
Category: Public Works
Status: Closed

Description:

INVITATION TO BID

SEALED BIDS will be received until 2:00 O’clock P.M. Pacific Standard Time on Thursday, September 8,

2022, at the Administrative Office for Public Works (located at 345 W. 7th Street, Building A Conference Room,

Merced, California 95341-6041) at which approximate time thereafter they will be publicly opened and their

contents made known.

This Advertisement for bids is for the award of three separate Job Order Contracts (JOCs) and the work

includes repair, alteration, modernization, maintenance, rehabilitation, and demolition work performed on

buildings, offices, facilities, structures, infrastructure, or other real property. A JOC is a competitively bid,

Unit Price, indefinite quantity contract that is awarded to a Prime Contractor. Once awarded, work is accomplished

through the issuance of individual Job Orders. Job Order Contract 022, awarded under this solicitation will

each have a Minimum Contract Value of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) and a Maximum Contract

Value of two million dollars ($2,000,000). The County has no obligation to give the Contractor the opportunity to

perform Job Orders in excess of the Minimum Contract Value. The County reserves the right to exercise a bilateral

option to increase the Maximum Contract Value to the amount currently authorized by the California Public Contract

Code (approximately five million dollars ($5,000,000)) during the term of the Contract. The County reserves the right

to issue Job Orders totaling less than the Maximum Contract Value. Each contract will be for a term of 12 months.

The selected Contractor will enter into the Agreement for Special Services contained in these Specifications. The

Standard Form of Agreement Between County/Owner and Contractor, General Conditions, Supplementary

Conditions, JOC Special Conditions and other terms and conditions contained in these Specifications will also

govern the selected Contractor’s performance of work under the County’s JOC Program, except to the extent such

terms and conditions are inconsistent with the Agreement for Special Services.

Bids will be evaluated and entered per the bid Adjustment Factors.

The County anticipates advertising for additional JOC contract(s) in the future.

Drawings, Specifications, and other Documents are on file at the office of Department of Public Works, 345 West 7th

Street, Merced, CA, and at other designated locations, where copies may be examined free of charge. Documents

may be obtained from the Department of Public Works, 345 West 7th Street, Building A, Merced, CA by prospective

Bidders for the Contract, who are licensed according to law, free of charge.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will take place on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 11:00 A.M at the

Administrative Office for Public Works (located at 345 W. 7th Street, Building A Conference Room, Merced,

California.) All Bidders must be in attendance at the Pre-Bid Meeting in order to continue the bidding

process. Prospective bidders for this project MUST attend this pre-bid meeting. Bids will not be accepted

from those that have not attended.

Please RSVP your attendance by sending an email to by close

of business day August 24, 2022.

The purpose of the Pre-Bid Meeting is to go over key dates and requirements for the solicitation, discuss

the Job Order Contract (JOC) concept and discuss JOC from a Contractor’s perspective. The County

strongly encourages a responsible managing officer from the Contractor’s office to attend this meeting.

Questions from interested prospective bidders will only be accepted by the County in writing via written

correspondence or via Internet electronic mail (preferred) to Michael Stephenson, at the Department of

Public Works offices located at 345 W. 7th Street, Merced, California 95341-6041 or at

, respectively. Neither the County nor its representative will be

Specifications Prepared

August, 2022

INVITATION TO BID

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Merced County Department of Public Works

Administration Division

JOB ORDER CONTRACTS: JOC – 022

Merced County, CA

responsible for any oral instructions. No interpretations will be issued later than three (3) calendar days

prior to the bid date so that all inquiries can be answered in writing and distributed to all bidders on the

plan-holders list in the form of addenda to the contract in ample time before the bid opening date. The

cutoff for questions from interested prospective bidders is Monday, September 5, 2022 at 3:00 PM.

Bidders shall furnish an initial Payment Bond in the amount of two hundred fifty thousand dollars and no

cents ($250,000.00) and an initial Performance Bond in the amount of two hundred fifty thousand dollars

and no cents ($250,000.00).

Drawings, Specifications and other Documents will be issued only to those Contractors whose valid license allows

them to be the prime Contractor for this project. Others may examine the documents at the office of the

Department of Public Works/Administration Division or at other designated locations.

Bids, in order to receive consideration, shall be made and submitted in accordance with the requirements and

conditions set forth in the Instructions to Bidders and in the aforesaid Drawings, Specifications and other

Documents. Neither partial nor contingent Bids will be considered.

The Bid of any Contractor who has previously violated the terms of the Federal Labor Laws, and who has not been

cleared of such violations, will not be honored. Also, any Sub-Contractor under him under the same circumstance

will not be accepted for this project.

The Contractor shall possess the following licenses and requirements:

JOC – 022: Class A Contractors license is required at the time this contract is to be awarded.

The County selected The Gordian Group’s (Gordian) Job Order Contracting (JOC) Solution (Gordian JOC

SolutionTM) for their JOC program. The Gordian JOC Solution includes Gordian’s proprietary eGordian® JOC

Applications, construction cost data and Construction Task Catalog®, which shall be used by the Contractor solely

for the purpose of fulfilling its obligations under the Contract, including the preparation and submission of Job Order

Proposals, subcontractor lists, and other requirements specified by the County. The Contractor shall be required to

execute Gordian’s JOC System License and Fee Agreement, and pay a 1% JOC System License Fee to obtain

access to the Gordian JOC Solution™.

Pursuant to the provisions set forth in Sections 1770 to 1781, inclusive, and Sections 1810 to 1817, inclusive, of the

Labor Code of the State of California, and local laws thereto applicable, the Board of Supervisors of Merced County,

in the manner required by law, has ascertained the general prevailing Rate of Wages and also the hourly rates for

Saturday, Sunday, Holiday and overtime work, in the locality where this work is to be performed, for each craft,

classification and type of Workman or Mechanic needed to perform the work of this project, has adopted, by

Resolution No. 79-38, and has published this wage scale in accordance with Sections 1773 and 1773.2 of the said

Labor Code, which scale will become a part of the Contract. A copy of this wage scale may also be obtained from

the Office of the County Clerk of Merced County or at the following Web Site: www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr.

Bidders are hereby notified that pursuant to SB854 (Stat. 2014, Chapter 28):

No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal for a public works project 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)].

Specifications Prepared

August, 2022

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Merced County Department of Public Works

Administration Division

JOB ORDER CONTRACTS: JOC – 022

Merced County, CA

No contractor or subcontractor may be awarded a contract for public work on a public works project

unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5.

This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations.

It shall be mandatory upon the Contractor to whom the Contract is awarded, and upon all Sub-Contractors under

him, to ascertain and pay not less than the latest general prevailing rate of wages and to pay not less than the

general prevailing hourly rates for Saturday, Sunday, Holiday and overtime work for each Workman or Mechanic

employed in the execution of the work of this project.

Contractors may substitute an Escrow Agreement for performance retention in accordance with the State of

California Public Contract Code Section 22300.

Bid Security in the amount of twenty five thousand dollars ($25,000) shall accompany the Bid, in accordance with

the provisions set forth in the Instructions to Bidders.

The Board of Supervisors of Merced County reserves the right to reject any or all bids, and to waive any

informalities or irregularities in any Bid or in the Bidding.

By order of the Board of Supervisors of Merced County, Merced, California.

_____________________________________

DANA S. HERTFELDER, DIRECTOR

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

Publication Date/Time:
8/11/2022 8:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
9/8/2022 2:00 PM
Bid Opening Information:
September 8, 2022 before 2 PM
Pre-bid Meeting:
August 25, 2022 at 11:00 AM
Contact Person:
Assistant Public Works Director:
Mike Stephenson
michael.stephenson@countyofmerced.com
209-385-7601

Support Staff:
Cynthia Guillen
cynthia.guillen@countyofmerced.com
209-385-7601

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