EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REV 1) – ISSUED AUGUST 2, 2012
FY13 & FY14 TRAINING CLASSES FOR TRANSPORTATION PERSONNEL
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
DESCRIPTION OF WORK – SPECIFIC
The Subcontractor shall provide driver/shipper/supervisor training classes. The
CHPRC may schedule the training and the Subcontractor shall bill MSA
according to this subcontract.
The training required meets all Hanford site requirements including HNF-PRO-
37561, current revision, and the Washington State Department of Transportation
requirements for Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) drivers possessing a
Commercial Motor Vehicle License and participating in the CMV program.
Subcontractor shall provide qualified individuals to provide instructor support for
classes associated with this statement of work.
The Subcontractor will submit billing to the Buyer for hours spent associated with
each authorized activity that the instructor participated. The billing shall list the
activity descriptor (course number or other descriptor), date that the instructor
participated, and the number of hours worked on behalf of the Buyer.
Buyer will maintain all related course documentation, such as Lesson Plan, Slide
Presentation, Study Guide, etc. The Buyer will provide facility space, props, and
all classroom materials.
Subcontractor instructors are allowed to editorially adjust the content of the text
(i.e., side notes, etc.), provided the change does not technically alter the course
material. Any technical changes to the course material will be made and
approved by the Buyer. Subcontractor instructors will be provided information on
changes to course curriculum by the HAMMER/Hanford Training Technical Point
of Contact (POC) or designee.
The POC or designee will determine the number and schedule of training
sessions to be provided. After the sessions are set, at any time, the POC may
add additional sessions or cancel existing sessions. If new sessions are added
to the schedule, Subcontractor will be alerted as soon as possible that additional
support is needed. Subcontractor shall confirm (with the POC) the ability to
support additional sessions being scheduled within two working days.
Subcontractor instructors are expected to acquire training materials from the
HAMMER/Hanford Training Logistics group and report to the classroom at least
30 minutes prior to the start of class to ensure that the classroom, equipment and
course documents are in order.
Subcontractor instructors shall provide training in accordance with approved
training materials. Technical deviation from approved training materials is not
allowed without prior approval from the POC.
Subcontractor instructors shall request all students fill out a course evaluation
form. The originals shall be given to the HAMMER/Hanford Training Logistics
personnel or POC.
Subcontractor instructors shall coordinate any special room setup arrangements
with the POC, a minimum of ten (10) days in advance of scheduled training
Subcontractor instructors shall coordinate all curriculum content and delivery
schedule with the POC.
In the event that classes are cancelled, Buyer will notify the Subcontractor of the
cancellation. The Buyer will not be billed for instructor time associated with the
cancelled classes if the cancellation is made five (5) or more business days in
advance of the scheduled class date. Should a scheduled class be cancelled
within the five (5) business day window, the Subcontractor may submit a request
for equitable adjustment that will be reviewed by the Buyer on a case-by-case
Subcontractor instructors may be invited to participate in instructor enhancement
activities. Subcontractor instructors seeking to participate in such events shall
notify the POC prior to the meeting date far enough in advance that approval
from the Buyer can be authorized.
Enrollments and Billing:
Student enrollments and billing of students will be performed by the Buyer.
Subcontractor is not authorized to make enrollments or collect billing for
HAMMER/ Hanford Training classes. Inquiries as to class availability must be
referred to HAMMER/Hanford Training Logistics personnel or the POC.
Rosters and Training Records:
HAMMER/Hanford Training Logistics will produce the Course Completion Roster
(CCR) and/or Training Completion Record (TCR) for each class/student. Official
class rosters can be made available to instructors one or two days before the
scheduled session if requested; otherwise the CCR/TCR will be included with
class materials the day of the class.
Subcontractor instructors shall request those who attend the course to sign the
course roster (provided by HAMMER/Hanford Training Logistics). The instructor
shall indicate any students who did not successfully complete the course on a
post-it note or a separate piece of paper and attach to the roster. The roster will
be put in an envelope and turned in to HAMMER/Hanford Training Logistics or
given to the HAMMER/Hanford Training Technical POC at the completion of
Completed rosters are to be submitted to HAMMER/Hanford Training Logistics
prior to the Close of Business on the given class date if possible. If not possible
to submit rosters on the same day, the completed rosters shall be submitted to
HAMMER/Hanford Training Logistics no later than the next business day after
the date of the class.
In some cases, HAMMER/Hanford Training Logistics will produce individualized
Training Completion Records that list the required evaluations for the student
based on the individual’s training plan or company policy. Instructors shall
provide evaluations for each student based on the TCR provided by
HAMMER/Hanford Training Logistics. Instructors shall not make changes or
adjustments to the required evaluations without prior approval from the POC (or
If an instructor receives a request from a student or believes that there is a need
to deviate from established technical training plans, the instructor shall contact
the POC for approval.
If a “walk-in” arrives for a class, HAMMER/Hanford Training Logistics staff shall
be contacted to verify that training prerequisites are met and that the proper
student materials/evaluations are identified. Walk-ins shall be permitted to attend
the class while HAMMER/Hanford Training Logistics personnel make the
appropriate verifications (typically completed within the first hour of class).
HAMMER/Hanford Training Logistics shall provide notification to the instructor
whether or not the student has met the class prerequisites and/or other
requirements to remain in the session.
All Subcontractor training providers conducting courses at the HAMMER
facility shall notify the POC prior to the course delivery date if the contracted
course lesson plans and/or curriculum cannot be followed as originally
submitted or noted in the contractual statement of work.
No course or exercise modification will be performed within the scope of this
statement of work without the approval of the POC. (A HAMMER/Hanford
Training hazard analysis review is required for all course changes in
accordance with HAMMER/Hanford Training HM-FP-01, Section 3.3,
HAMMER/Hanford Training Hazardous Analysis and Control Process.)
Modification or changes to props or training aids is not allowed without the
approval of the POC.
All instructors shall complete a HAMMER facility orientation before the first
time they deliver training at the HAMMER facility and annually thereafter
(available on Internet).
Instructors shall adhere to and require that all students abide by established
the approved Health and Safety Plan for each course. If a safety concern is
raised or if a deviation to the approved safety plan is observed or anticipated,
the instructor shall notify the POC, HAMMER/Hanford Training Logistics, or
HAMMER Operations immediately.
Instructors shall conduct all HAMMER/Hanford Training related work in
accordance with approved MSA/HAMMER procedures and policies.
It is preferred that instructors have HLAN access in order to access
procedures and policies, receive clarifications via e-mail, to access the
Hanford Site webpage, and to view preliminary course data through Training
Records systems. In the event this is not possible, the Subcontractor and the
Buyer will collaboratively make a determination of how necessary information
is conveyed to the instructors.
Training Program Courses
This Statement of Work includes training for the following selected courses.
Course Title Current Duration
Course # (Hours)
Hazardous Materials General Awareness Transportation 020075 8
Basic Hazardous Materials Transportation Training 020064 20
Basic Hazardous Waste Transportation Training (Mod 2) 020068 4
Basic Radioactive Material Transportation Training
(Mod 3) 020059 12
Advanced Hazardous Materials Shipper Certification 020067 16
Advanced Hazardous Waste Shipper Certification Training 020159 24
Advanced Radioactive Material Shipper Certification 020069 24
Advanced Mixed Waste Shipper Certification Training 020078 32
IATA: Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air Shipper 020079 24
Hazardous Materials Drivers Training 020077 4
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for Drivers 020083 8
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for Managers & 020084 16
Load Securement for Drivers & Traffic Personnel 050411 4
Explosives Training for Shippers 020382 8
Vehicle Inspection for Traffic Personnel 020081 4
General Packaging Requirements for the Transport of 020073 8
Radioactive Material Packaging Training 020158 8
Course Title Current Duration
Course # (Hours)
Highway Route Control Quantity (HRCQ) 020091 4
Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors 020098 4
MSA Transportation Security Plan In-Depth Training for 020380 CBT
MSA Transportation Security Plan In-Depth Training for 020381 CBT
TYPE OF CONTRACT: Firm Fixed Unit Pricing
SET-ASIDE: This will be a small business set aside.
NAICS CODE: 611430 Professional and Management Development Training
SOLICITATION TYPE: Request for Proposal
EVALUATION METHOD: Best Value with Technical and Price Proposal
POINT OF CONTACT: Pamela Grant, Contracting Officer, 509-376-1685
LOCATION: Richland, Washington
Note - This Expression of Interest is not a solicitation. Please respond to
Pamela_M_Grant@rl.gov by August 16, 2012, if you would be interested in
receiving a Request for Proposal.