N040--Data Cabling Installation & Testing

Subject: N040--Data Cabling Installation & Testing
Solicitation Number: 36C24121Q0437
Notice Type: SRCSGT
NAICS: 238210
Notice Published: 05-03-21
Response Due: 05-10-21

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Contact: Issa Shawki, Contracting Officer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (774) 826-3192
Office Address: TOGUS, ME 04330
Place of Performance: 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston 02130

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THIS SOURCES SOUGHT/REQUEST FOR INFORMATION IS ISSUED FOR INFORMATION AND PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT CONSIDERED A SOLICITATION The purpose of this sources sought/RFI is to gain knowledge of businesses that capable of satisfying the following work requirements: Data Cabling, 5D Wifi Statement of Work (SOW) VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain BACKGROUND: This work covers all labor, and material for installation and testing of data cabling for 17 wireless access points on 5th floor in Building 1. STATEMENT OF WORK: Cable and terminate (17) locations for access points with 1 Cat6e only. Supply and install (1) 24-port Cat6 8U Ortronics patch panel with (1) 3 Cat6 white patch cord at each access point location. All locations cabled and terminated on new patch panel, labeled, and tested. All material and work shall be performed in accordance with specifications below, refer to attached drawing for locations. Work to be performed off hours. Contractor is required to have a non-Enabled PIV card and must contact the COR to obtain one. Contractor will be escorted by an authorized VA representative while on campus. SPECIFICATIONS: Communications Wiring (Telephone/Data) - Telephone/Data wiring shall be Category 6e voice/data quality 4 pair 23 AWG unshielded twisted pair (UTP) cables. Each 4 pair conductor shall be color coded as follows: Jack A Yellow; Jack B Blue; Jack C White, Jack D Green. Unless otherwise specified, install wiring and connect from each faceplate jack (4 jacks for each outlet box) to the communication closet patch panel or telephone termination field for a complete operating system. Route cables to the appropriate telecommunications closet to that section of the building in either the corridor raceway system or supported using a facility approved method. Seal all penetrations through fire rated barriers. Route and install conduit and boxes in wall where able. Surface mount is acceptable for CMU or column walls. Communication Devices (Telephone/Data) - Patch panels manufactured by Ortronics Model Clarity Category 6e supporting T568A/B wiring schemes with 8 port groupings using matching color-coded voice/data icons as follow: Jack A Yellow; Jack B Blue; Jack C White, Jack D Green. Patch panel quantity/capacity/size shall be suitable for the system being installed and compatible with the facility communication racks Place of Performance: 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130 Period of Performance: 2 weeks. Options are not involved. Responses to this sources sought will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. After review of the responses to this sources sought, a solicitation announcement may be published. Responses to this sources sought notice are not considered adequate responses for a solicitation announcement. Responses to this sources sought/RFI are due by 9 am EST time on May 10, 2021. Responses to this notice shall be submitted via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Telephone responses shall not be accepted. If a solicitation is issued it shall be announced at a later date, and all interest parties must response to that solicitation announcement separately from the responses to this request for information. Responses to this notice are not a request to be added to a prospective bidders list or to receive a copy of the solicitation. The NAICS code for this requirement is 238210 and a small size standard of $16,500,000.00