Contracting Opportunties

 

SECTION 001115 – INVITATION TO BID 
 
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: 
 
Project Title: Renovations to Environmental Charter School, Upper School 
Project Location: 829 Milton Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15218 
Project Architect: Rothschild Doyno Collaborative 
 
 2847 Penn Avenue 
 Pittsburgh, PA 15222 
 (Tel) 412-224-6500 
 
The Environmental Charter School seeks bids from qualified Bidders to perform Plumbing Construction for 
the Renovations to the Environmental Charter School, Upper School. All work will occur under separate 
Multiple Prime Contracts. Bids for General Construction and Electrical Construction Prime Contracts for 
this project were opened on April 30, 2014. 
 
The Bids must be sealed and marked individually with the words:
 
 Bid - Renovations to the Environmental Charter School, Upper School 
 Plumbing 
 
The Owner will receive signed, sealed Bids at the address listed on the Bid Form until 3:00PM local 
prevailing time on May 27, 2014, when bids shall be publicly opened and read aloud at the Environmental 
Charter School, Upper School Auditorium. Bids received after this time shall not be accepted. The digital 
clock in the Auditorium will be the Official Time. Bids shall be on a lump-sum basis. Segregated Bids will 
not be accepted. The Environmental Charter School will award the contract to the lowest responsible 
bidder. 
 
The project incorporates prevailing wages, as determined and issued by the Prevailing Wage Division of 
the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (State Wage Rates). The prevailing wage 
determinations for the project are included in the Project Manual. Comply with all conditions associated 
with these determinations and applicable laws. 
 
A certified check or bank draft, payable to Environmental Charter School, or a satisfactory Bid Bond 
executed by an approved Surety Company licensed to do business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 
in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the amount of the base bid proposal, shall be submitted with 
each bid. 
 
All Bidders are encouraged to attend a Pre-Bid Conference, scheduled for May 15, 2014 at 3:00PM 
All contract documents are available for review and purchase, at the bidder’s expense, via an online plan 
room. All bidders must register with Massaro CM Services PRIOR to contacting the project printing 
service. Once registered, the bidder will be able to access the plan room. If you receive an e/mail Invitation 
directly from the plan room you are already registered and can proceed directly to the plan room. Bidders 
should contact Dave Parker at Massaro CM Services at dparker@massarocms.com or 412-963-2800 
x289. In addition, once registered, bidders will receive all project notifications via email. Plans and 
Specifications may then be obtained as complete documents at the bidder’s nonrefundable expense from 
Printscape, telephone 412-788-0640 and/or by email via vista@myprintscape.com.  
 
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May 09, 2014 Invitation to Bid 
 
All inquiries and requests for interpretation should be directed to Dave Parker, dparker@massarocms.com, 
by utilizing the Excel RFI Form provided via the online plan room. Answers regarding the scope of work or 
otherwise affecting the cost or performance of the Work will be issued to all bidders as Addenda and shall 
be reflected and acknowledged in the Proposal. Answers to valid questions will be posted weekly via the 
Construction Manager’s online plan room. The last day for bidders to submit questions is May 20, 2014 
and the last electronic upload of responses will occur on May 22, 2014. 
The Environmental Charter School reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities in 
the bidding. No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days subsequent to the opening of the 
bids. 
 
By Order of the Environmental Charter School, 829 Milton Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. 
 
Mr. Jon McCann 
Chief Executive Officer 
Environmental Charter