RFP: Testing and Maintenance of Electrical Material and Equipment, Substation Facilities, and Protection Apparatuses

Closing Date:  April 15, 2017


Public Utility District No. 1 of Pend Oreille County is requesting proposals for testing and maintenance of electrical material and equipment, substation facilities, and protection apparatuses. The successful candidate will enter into a consulting services agreement with Pend Oreille PUD. Consultant will provide labor and test equipment for testing and maintenance of materials and equipment including transformers, electrical cable, circuit breakers, relays, control cable circuitry, instrument transformers (current transformers, potential transformers, etc.), battery chargers, batteries and battery cells, communication equipment, and systems [Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Analysis (SCADA), Synchronous Optical Network (SONET), Protection, etc.], besides the ability to develop and use isolation procedures to perform all of the above functional testing and maintenance. All testing results will be expected to be recorded in report form with a general summary of results and conclusions.

Proposals will include at least three references. Proposals will be evaluated on educational qualifications, process experience, and references.

Interested parties may submit a complete proposal packet, including a cover letter and resume no later than 2:30 p.m., (Pacific Standard Time) April 15, 2017. Proposals may be sent to:  Pend Oreille County Public Utility District, Contracts Administrator, P.O. Box 190, N. 130 Washington, Newport, WA  99156.

The District reserves the right to request additional information, clarifications from individuals or firms submitting Statements of Qualifications, or to allow corrections of errors or omissions. The District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, without prejudice. The District assumes no obligation to reimburse firms for any expenses incurred in responding to this request for qualifications.

Women’s, minority, and small business enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals.