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Commodity:Construction Services, Construction Services
Description:Construction Services
BIDS ARE REQUESTED FOR: Installation of New Standby Gas Generators at Fire Hall 335 located at 235 Cibola Avenue, Fire Hall 422 Located at 590 Jane Street, Fire Hall 425 located at 83 Deforester and Fire Prevention Office located at 351 Birchmount Avenue, Toronto.

Questions About This Tender Should Be Directed In Writing To Max Parker At E-Mail Max.Parker@Toronto.Ca. The Last Day For Questions With Respect To This Tender Is Three (3) Working Days Prior To Closing.
Call AwardCall number: 51-2019
Successful bidder
and contract amount:
Installation of New Standby gas generators
Robert B Somerville
Date awarded:May 30, 2019
Client division:Facilities Design & Construction
Issue date:February 1, 2019Closing date:March 8, 2019
at 12:00 Noon
Notes:2 Addenda
51-2019 - Viewing Copy.pdf (1614 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/01/2019 02:12:21 PM
Tender 51-2019 NOIP.pdf (266 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/01/2019 02:16:03 PM
51-2019 - Web Attachment No. 1.pdf (416 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/01/2019 02:16:22 PM
51-2019 - Web Attachment No. 2.pdf (664 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/01/2019 02:17:15 PM
51-2019 - Web Attachment No. 3.pdf (1040 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/01/2019 02:17:27 PM
51-2019 - Web Attachment No. 4.pdf (924 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/01/2019 02:17:39 PM
51-2019 - Web Attachment No. 5.pdf (4959 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/01/2019 02:18:33 PM
51-2019 - Web Attachment No. 6.pdf (2414 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/01/2019 02:19:08 PM
51-2019 - Web Attachment No. 7.pdf (2236 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/01/2019 02:19:28 PM
51-2019 - Web Attachment No. 8.pdf (2957 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/01/2019 02:19:51 PM
51-2019 - Web Attachment No. 9.PDF (2080 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/01/2019 02:20:08 PM
51-2019 - Web Attachment No. 10.PDF (1906 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/01/2019 02:20:30 PM
51-2019 - Web Attachment No. 11.PDF (2142 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/01/2019 02:21:19 PM
51-2019 Addendum No. 1.pdf (92 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/05/2019 02:19:17 PM
51-2019 - Web Attachment No. 12.PDF (1880 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/15/2019 09:09:05 AM
51-2019 Addendum No. 2.pdf (154 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/26/2019 11:05:24 AM
Pre-bid meeting:Mandatory Site meeting to be held: February 13, 2019.

See Section 2 – 2 Mandatory Site Visit for Multiple Location Visits.
Buyer:Parker, MaxPhone number:416-397-7251
Email:Max.Parker@toronto.caLocation:City Hall, 19th Floor West Tower
Non-refundable document fee:
$100.00 + 13.00 HST = $113.00

Security deposit:


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Scope of Work

1.1. The following is a general description of the scope of work to complete the natural gas generator installation. For a detailed description of the technical aspects of the work, refer to the specification sections and contract drawings.
1.2. Notify and co-ordinate with Owner, Consultant, and Occupants, whenever work will affect operation of the building.
1.3. Contractor to ensure there will be no obstruction to the fire route. Onsite parking for the contractor may be limited. If required, contractor may be asked to park off site at no additional cost to the contract.
1.4. Access to site to be coordinated with City of Toronto and Toronto Fire Services. Contractor must call into Toronto Fire Service security daily on days the contractor wishes to work onsite to be granted access. Any issues with coordination of site access will not result in additional costs to the contract.
1.5. Contractor to locate all underground and above ground utilities and structures within vicinity of proposed work.
1.6. Once the Contract has been awarded, construction shall be carried out in one continuing operation, unless agreed to and approved by the City of Toronto and Consultant at the time of such request.
1.7. The Contractor and his/her Sub-Contractors shall assume full responsibility for their equipment and all materials required for this project and shall store them in a locked secure area at the end of each day work. No equipment or materials shall be left in an open area unprotected at the end of each work day.
1.8. Overall performance and completion of the Work is Contractor's responsibility. Breakdown of Work by trades is for the convenience of the Contractor only. All trades are required to examine all Sections of the Drawings and Specifications.
1.9. Work specified in the specification has been divided into technical sections for the purpose of ready reference. Division of work among subcontractors and suppliers is solely the contractor’s responsibility and the Contract Administrator assumes no responsibility to act as an arbitrator to establish subcontract limits between sections or divisions of work.
1.10. Prior to Tender submission examine the sites and surrounding areas and be fully informed as to the conditions and limitations under which the work has to be executed. Additional costs will not be entertained with respect to conditions which could reasonably have been ascertained by an inspection of the site prior to tender closing.
1.11. During the Contract duration, the Contractor is responsible to correct immediately, any interruption to essential services caused by his/her work whether they occur during the day or night, (business days or weekend and/or holidays). The maximum response time of two (2) hours is required. Other types of interruptions shall be corrected within 24 (twenty four) hours. Failure to respond within the specified time period shall render the Contractor responsible for payment of all changes incurred by the Owner when a third party has to be called to perform the necessary work.
1.12. Contractor to provide a 2 year full parts and labor warranty from the date of substantial completion date on all workmanship and equipment from the date of substantial completion.
1.13. Contractor shall engage Enbridge within five business days of issuance of a Purchase Order for the natural gas station/regulator upgrades. Project delays due to inadequate/delayed coordination with Enbridge will not be accepted. Contractor to pay Enbridge directly for the natural gas station/regulator upgrades. Direct costs for the Enbridge upgrades will be taken from the cash allowance.
1.14. All coordination costs (Enbridge, ESA, THES, TFS, EMS, etc.) is to be included in the base bid. No coordination costs or markup will be accepted as contract extras.
2. Scope of work
This work shall include, but not necessarily be limited to the short summary below:
3. Labour, material and equipment to complete work of Contract in conformity with Contract Documents, drawings and specifications.
3.1. Permits, inspections, tests, and systems verifications. Demolition, relocation, and removal of existing equipment and services to complete Work.
3.2. Delivery, receiving, inspection at time of delivery, unloading, and hoisting of materials and equipment. Any ferry fee and any cost related to transportation of materials to site. Ferry service starts at 6:30am, Monday to Friday. Ferry can carry up to 18 Ton with a maximum length of 68 feet.
3.3. Clean-up of materials and garbage on daily basis or as directed, and removal of unused equipment/materials from site.
3.4. The contractor shall install a new natural gas standby generator equipped as per the latest approved CSA standard C282 "Emergency Electrical Power Supply for Buildings" (battery warmer, enclosure heater, enclosure lighting, enclosure panelboard, etc…). The electrical scope of work includes the installation of the standby generator, associated power and control equipment, and the reconnection of the existing building loads to the new generator as shown in the drawing package.
3.5. Building temporary power is not anticipated to be required by the contractor during the time of reconnection from existing power distribution system to new power distribution system (less than 4 hour outage). Contractor must provide city PM 10 business day advance notice of any power outages so that temporary power can be arranged at an additional cost if the fire chief deems it necessary to maintain operation at the fire station during the time of reconnection.
3.6. Disconnect, remove and/or relocate all existing services and/or equipment and reconnect where necessary.
3.7. All disturbed areas are to be restored to match existing conditions or better.
3.8. The contractor shall build new generator pad including bollards and/or fenced enclosure as specified in the contract drawings complete with landscaping.
3.9. The contractor shall provide and install all equipment indicated in the contract drawings. The contractor shall set up and commission all systems and provide ready to operate power distribution and standby power system capable to operate under all applicable standards and regulatory requirements.
The generator equipment includes but is not limited to the following:
4.1. Provide an Outdoor Containerized Natural Gas Generator.
4.2. Provide all feeders to accommodate the installation of the new generator.
4.3. Provide disconnect switch, Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS), beakers, panels, Remote Annunciator panels, EPO, etc. to facilitate tie-in of new generator.
4.4. Provide all low voltage wirings to accommodate the installation of all EPO, Generator Annunciator panel, and Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS).
4.5. Provide all feeders and devices that are associated with fire alarm work:
4.6. Provide emergency battery lighting.
4.7. Coordinate with mechanical and structure and include all provisions as required to facilitate the new installation completely.
4.8. Provide modification to existing ceiling, wall, devices, etc. to facilitate the new installation. Upon completion, repair, patch and reinstall, painting, etc. as required and make good.
4.9. Provide demolition works as required and make good.
4.10. Provide feeders and modifications as noted in single line diagram.
4.11. Coordinate with utilities, owners, etc. for all associated works. Include all provisions to accommodate the installation of new generator.
4.12. Schedule shut-downs.
4.13. Provide all miscellaneous material such as conduit, sleeves, offsets, terminations, connections, lugs, junction box, pulling box/vaults, etc. to facilitate the new installation completely as per codes.
4.14. Testing and Commissioning of new generator, ATS and other equipment.
4.15. Regarding Toronto Hydro associated work, all contractor coordination work with Toronto Hydro will be part of base bid. Any direct costs from Toronto Hydro to be paid by the contractor through cash allowance (no markup).
5.1. Retain Enbridge Gas to review the existing low-pressure meter/regulator assembly and the existing gas service to determine if an upgrade is required to suit the additional gas loading. (Part of Cash Allowance).
5.2. Schedule shut-down of gas service.
5.3. Provide natural gas piping to the new gas fired generator and interconnection with existing gas piping.
5.4. Provide natural gas valves, piping and regulator to interconnect with the new generator.
5.5. Provide natural gas valves, piping and regulator to interconnect with the existing gas piping.
5.6. Installation, inspection and testing of the new gas piping.
6.1. Provide Trenching/Excavation.
6.2. Provide Backfilling.
6.3. Regrade and resurface to match base building conditions.
6.4. Provide sleeving and openings.
6.5. Provide seal for openings.
6.6. Provide generator concrete pad.
6.7. Provide protective bollards.
6.8. Provide housekeeping equipment concrete pads.
6.9. Inspection and testing
7. Working Hours
7.1. Normal working hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday.
7.2. All noisy and/or odorous work must be completed outside of normal working hours.
7.3. Shutdown of services will not be permitted without the approval of Toronto Fire Services and must have a minimum of three (3) days' notice. Toronto Fire Services the right to stop any disruptive work and request to have this work completed at a different time at no extra cost.
8. Commencement and completion Date.
8.1. The start date of this contract is immediately upon receipt of purchase order, following the award of the contract. Award is conditional on all approvals, bonding, and insurance being in place. Continuous and progressive operation shall be carried out until the work is completed. The date of substantial performance for construction shall be 24 weeks from the date of the purchase order, and the deemed completion date shall be 26 weeks from the date of the purchase order.
8.2. The contractor shall be responsible to provide all the forces necessary to complete the scope of work within the specified period. Any delay work will be subject to penalty as per the liquidated damages clauses noted on Section 5A
9. Record Drawings and As Built Drawings:
9.1. Maintain a complete up-to-date set of record drawings and specifications on site throughout the duration of the project.
9.2. The project close out documents (including three (3) hard copies of Operation and Maintenance Manuals and three (3) CAD copy of as-built drawings) must be submitted by the contractor and accepted by the City of Toronto Project Manager before the certificate of Substantial Performance can be issued by the consultant.
10. Reference Material
10.1. Pre-Renovation DSS Report included with Specifications.
10.2. City Policy for Construction Renovation Waste Diversion

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