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North Shore Pump Station Wet Weather Improvements

Bid due

2:00 PM

  • Type Construction
  • Department Infrastructure
Project Description
The objective of the project is to provide redundant effluent pumping capacity at North Shore Pump Station (NSS) during wet weather. This project will replace existing four (4) dry weather pumps with larger capacity units so that they are capable of pumping redundant capacity during wet weather. The project also includes upgrades to the motor control centers (MCCs) and distributed control system (DCS). In addition, HVAC, Mechanical, Electrical, and Architectural work is included for the DCS Server Room, Building 930 of the Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant. The implementation of this project will ensure reliable and efficient operation in keeping with the LOS and maintain regulatory compliance. The work is to be performed in San Francisco, California.

This Contract requires Bidder to successfully complete a pre-qualification process issued by the SFPUC prior to submitting a bid. SFPUC will only consider bids from Contractors who have successfully completed the prequalification process for the applicable category of work, as posted at The applicable pre-qualification category for this Contract is RFQ for Selected Wastewater Pump Stations, WW-645R & WW-685R. A Class “A” California Contractors License is required to bid. Furthermore, each listed subcontractor must possess appropriate active licenses for the work each subcontractor will be performing.

There will be no bid discounts for this contract. The LBE Subcontracting Participation Requirement is 11.00% and ONLY San Francisco (Local) Small & Micro-LBEs can be utilized to meet this requirement (Firms certified by SF Contract Monitoring Division). SFPUC-LBEs cannot be utilized to meet the 11.00% LBE Subcontracting Participation Requirement. The 11% requirement was established in consideration of the majority scope of work comprised of custom and specially manufactured items. Please contact Vivian Liu at (415)551-4814 for further information. Subcontracting opportunities may include, but not limited, to the following major types of work: structural steel, structural concrete, elevator service, roofing, fire protection, indoor architectural, plumbing, painting, earthwork, sewer utilities, electrical, instrumentation and controls. Please refer to Section 01 60 00 in the Specifications regarding the purchase of equipment to achieve the LBE subcontracting participation requirement.

Interested Bidders are encouraged to attend by remote means a teleconference pre-bid and contractor networking conference to be held on October 14, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. To participate by remote means, please access the meeting at this website: Enter meeting ID and click Join. The meeting ID is 231 309 753. To participate by phone, dial +1.408.915.6290 and enter the meeting ID followed by the # key. Attendance of remote attendees will be completed at the end of the pre-bid meeting. Prime Bidder’s attendance at this conference is worth 15 points toward Chapter 14B “Good Faith Outreach” requirements. Documented attendance in a teleconference pre-bid meeting will satisfy this requirement.

The site inspection job walk will be held for interested parties and are instructed to gather at Northshore Pump Station at 120 Bay Street entrance gate, at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Immediately following the Northshore Pump Station job walk, instruction will be provided for Southeast Plant job walk. It is requested interested parties consider limiting participation of internal spaces of the pump station to ensure safe distancing practices. Interested parties are required to provide their own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including hard hat, safety vest, appropriate footwear for an industrial setting, dust mask or cloth facial covering and latex or rubber gloves. Interested parties will be pre-screened at the meeting location for flu-like symptoms, prior to escorted admittance to the facilities by the City Representative.

An electronic version of the bidding forms, contract specifications, plans, and available project information are available by request. To request these materials, email with this Contract No. WW-685R, the firm name, full address, email address, phone number, copy of contractor’s license or business card, and a copy of a government-issued identification. Visit for updates. Please be advised that prior to receiving these materials, all requestors will be required to complete, sign, and comply with a Confidentiality Agreement.

Funding for this project may be provided in full or in part through an agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board. California’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund is capitalized through a variety of funding sources, including grants from the United States Environmental Protection Agency and state bond proceeds. The contents of this document do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the foregoing, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation for use. Bidder must take all necessary and reasonable steps to ensure that Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms have an opportunity to compete for, and participate in, performance on the project; information on DBE certification is available at the following link: In accordance with the DBE Good Faith Effort process, Bidders are required make information on forthcoming opportunities available to DBEs by posting solicitations for bids or proposals for a minimum of 30 calendar days before the bid opening date. The Bidder shall comply with all applicable terms and conditions, special provisions, and reporting requirements, as set forth in these specifications, and as may be required by federal law, rule, or regulation. Refer to Contract Section 00 48 10 for more information.

Request for proposal

    2:00 PM
    ShareFile link to be provided to Plan Holders. Public Bid Opening:
    Contract Administration Bureau (415) 551-4603 or

Pre-Bid Conference

  • DATE
  • TIME
    9:00 AM
    Not Mandatory