Waterford City Council Tender for the Painting of Buildings in Waterford City Tender Instructions Tenders should be returned in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Tender for Painting of Public Buildings” to Fergus Galvin Director of Services Corporate Affairs & Transportation City Hall The Mall Waterford To arrive not later than 4.00pm on Thursday, May 13th 2010. Tenders received after this date will not be considered and will be returned unopened The tender documentation to be submitted should include the following A pricing document outlining the net price (inclusive of VAT) for each of the buildings and a total net price for the entire contract A list of reference projects – see the heading under Minimum Standards below A timescale for the commencement and completion of the work Tenders received which do not include the above will be automatically excluded from further consideration. Scope of Tender Note that all references to Dulux or Weathershield should read and / or approved and similar equivalent Building 1. No 35 The Mall, Waterford. 1. Power wash entire building, Remove vegetation from corners, upper parapet and guttering. 2. Scrape down and apply primer and sealer to any surfaces breaking down. 3. Plinth and window cills at ground level: Weathershield 10GY 12/225, Provide primer, undercoat and gloss finish. 4. Ground Floor: Dulux Weathershield 90YY 35/169, 3 no. coats. 5. Upper floors: Dulux Weathershield 90yy 67/117, 2 no. coats. 6. Window surround: Dulux weathersheild White, 2 no coats. 7. Windows: Dulux weathershield, provide primer undercoat and gloss finish. 8. Doors: Weathershield 10GY 12/225, Provide primer, undercoat and gloss finish. All work to be inspected after painting. Clean all window glass, scrape off any paint debris. Building 2: Old Planning office, Lombard Street, Waterford. Old Planning office Lombard Street. 1. Power wash entire building. 2. Scrape down and apply primer and sealer to any surfaces breaking down. 3. Introduce plinth 200mm up from ground level. Dulux weathershield “Goose wing” 4. Walls: 2 no. coats Dulux weathershield “Portland” 5. Window reveals and borders: Dulux weathershield “Goose wing” 6. Window cills: 2 coats of undercoat and gloss finish, Dulux weathershield “Goose wing” 7. Door: 2 coats of undercoat and gloss finish, Dulux weathershield “Deep Aubergine” 8. Window frames: Undercoat and gloss finish to all windows, white. 9. Reinstate signage beside door. 10. Gate to right side of building to be painted same colour as main walls. Building 3: The Archives office. High Street, Waterford 1. Power wash entire building. 2. Scrape down and apply primer and sealer to any surfaces breaking down, taking special note of the window cills. 3. Walls: Dulux weathershield, 3 coats of “Victorian 14” 4. Window reveals: Dulux wearthershield, 3 coats of “Yellow Ochre”. 5. Window cills, steps and angled plinth at entrance: Dulux wearthershield undercoat and gloss finish in 90BG 55/051. 6. Door: 2 no. undercoats and 1 gloss finish to match teak finish on window frames. 7. Window frames: Provide 2 coats of water based “ronseal”, or similar and approved and finish in 1 coat of varnish. 8. Existing sign: to be removed by others, New blank marine ply sign board to be painted. Background colour to be Dulux weathershield “Edwardian 14” and Text to be in dark brown to match teak window frames. 9. Boundary between Archive building and adjacent building on Henrietta street, (photo 1) to be realigned with rainwater pipe. Building 4: 7 Henrietta Street, Waterford. 1. Power wash entire building. 2. Scrape down and apply primer and sealer to any surfaces breaking down, taking special note of the window cills. 3. Repair work to doors by others. 4. Steel beam to be scraped down, apply primer, undercoat and paint as per wall colour. 5. Walls: 3 no. coats of Dulux weathershield 90yy 35/169. 6. Window reveals: 3 no. coats of Dulux weathershield 90yy 35/169. 7. Plinth and Arch: Dulux weathershield 30GG 25/018 8. Door and cills: Dulux weathershield 30GG 25/018. Two coats of undercoat and 1 coat of gloss finish. 9. No work required to windows. Building 5: 10 Henrietta street, Waterford. 1. Power wash entire building. 2. Scrape down and apply primer and sealer to any surfaces breaking down, taking special note of the window cills. 3. Scrape down existing fire escape balcony and stairs, paint with metal primer, undercoat and finish in gloss black. Ensure escape stairs is in good working order after paint work is complete. 4. Repair work to damaged quoins by others. 5. Walls: 3 no. coats Dulux weathershield 30YR 18/212 6. Window reveals:, Quoins and cills: Dulux weathershield “Gardenia”. Cills to have a gloss finish, 2 no. undercoats and 1 gloss. 7. Window frames on upper levels to be painted white gloss to match existing. 8. Window frames and doors to ground floor: sand down, apply 2 coats water based “Ronseal” or similar and approved, 1 coat of varnish, teak finish. 9. Conduit cover on right to be painted as per wall colour. 10. Lower plinth level, level to match no. 9 on right hand side. 11. Create line adjacent to hoarding to provide neat line to paint in to at end of construction work. General notes: Provide on site paint samples prior to ordering paint. Walls, cills reveals to be checked after power washing. All work to be inspected after painting. Clean all window glass, scrape off any paint debris. Minimum standards and qualifications required of contractor A list of at least 3 reference projects of a similar scale completed within the past three years should be submitted The successful contractor will be appointed PSCS (Project Supervisor Construction Stage) under the Health and Safety at Work legislation for the purposes of this contract and must be able to demonstrate the competency and qualifications required to undertake this role. Prior to the award of a contract, the successful contractor must be able to: Produce a valid and current C2 or Tax Clearance Certificate Produce evidence of insurances to the following levels o Public liability €6.35m o Employers liability €12.7m o All risks – to the value of the contract Certify that all employees are covered under the CIF Pension / Sick Pay Scheme or similar and equivalent scheme Prepare and present a satisfactory Health & Safety Method Statement for the project Certify compliance with the current Registered Employment Agreement (Construction Industry Wages and Conditions of Employment) where applicable Where the contractor proposes the uses of a mechanical hoist or platform to access the upper floor areas of the buildings, the contractor must be able to produce evidence of the operator’s qualifications to operate the equipment. Timescale The City Council would anticipate awarding the contract in mid-May and it is a requirement that the successful contractor should commence work on site immediately on execution of the contract. The successful contractor will be required to submit a work programme for the scheme for approval by the Council prior to commencement on site. Traffic Management A number of the buildings are located on street frontage with significant volumes of passing vehicular and pedestrian traffic, The successful contractor will be required to submit a detailed traffic management plan for approval by the Council where the contractor proposes the closure of any part of a street or footpath for any period of time. The Council will not permit the closure of the footpath or the street during peak hours on Lombard Street or The Mall – peak hours being 8.00am to 9.30am and 4.00 – 6.00pm Monday – Friday. Work on High Street and Henrietta Streets may require partial or total road closure periods and again peak periods should be avoided. Tendering contractors are advised of the above and should take these factors into account when pricing. Contract Award Criteria The Contract may be awarded as either a single fixed contract for the entire scheme or divided into a two or more fixed price contracts for individual buildings to the most economically advantageous tender(s) received.