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Department for this solicitation: Procurement
Date Prepared: 04/06/22 Types: RFA
Advertisement Type:
Solicitation/Project#: 1050-01 Phase 1 Solicitation/Project Title: Pennsylvania Joint Laboratory Facility
Description: This Project includes:  PROFESSIONAL SELECTIONS.  PROJECT TITLE:  Pennsylvania Joint Laboratory Facility BRIEF DESCRIPTION: THIS PROJECT IS A PILOT FOR IMPLIMENTATION OF LEAN PROJECT DELIVERY.  APPLICANTS MUST HAVE PRIOR EXPERIENCE LEADING PROJECTS USING LEAN TOOLS AND METHODS.  Please read the Program Development Study and Instructions for Completing and Submitting an application in the e-builder portal carefully.    The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is developing a project for a Joint Laboratory Facility to be located in the Harrisburg, PA area. It is proposed that five Agencies would be physically unified within the building with shared common facilities. The Joint Laboratory will present a unified public image; however, each Department will need to maintain its own individual identity and organization.

APPLICATION DUE DATE WEDNESDAY, May 11, 2022  AT 4:30 P.M.  All applicants must be registered
to view/download Project Documents and must have a Current, Active Vendor Number. To register click
the following link: 
All Applicants are required to create a user profile within e-Builder.  Please click on the link below to create a user profile and view the documents: 
e-builder Professional Selections Link 
The PROFESSIONAL SELECTIONS MEETING is scheduled for WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2022 AT 10:00 AM.
The Goals for SDB participation: 14%
The Goals for VBE participation: 3%
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OF SHORT-LISTED FIRMS: Short-listed firms will be permitted to tour the site.  Interviews will be conducted with all short-listed firms. The short-listed professionals will be notified as to the date, time and location of the interviews.  A “Detailed Proposal” will be requested from short-listed firms for this project.  The following information will need to be provided:  detailed resumes for key design and management personnel with references;  key personnel must have experience leading or participating in Lean projects; the firm’s approach to the project, including descriptions of tasks and scope of services, and an explanation of how the approach provides value to the Commonwealth; a detailed description from the firm’s portfolio of a project using Lean tools and methods that illustrates the firm’s ability to translate design intentions into a solution that meets the client’s needs and expectations; an organizational chart and detailed work plan, identifying key personnel roles and percent of time assigned to the project; an explanation of how the firm assures high quality bidding documents; examples of relevant projects completed by the lead design professional and key personnel, with contact information for references for these projects; an assessment of key project issues and risks to the project; identification of special investigations, studies or testing that may be required; a description of the firm’s understanding of the LEAN processes described in the Program Development Study and how the firm has used these processes successfully on other projects, including references for the projects; firm’s understanding of lab planning and design principles; firm’s experience with Biosafety levels and biosecurity facilities; firm’s understanding of requirements of lab facilities as it relates to accreditations such as (CLIA), Forensic Laboratory Testing Accreditation Requirements, etc.; consultants team experience with mechanical engineering solutions for laboratory spaces; firms to have in house or consultant as part of team for lab design for each using agencies; firm’s experience with applying for LEED level certification for lab facilities; and a non-binding fee proposal.
APPLICATIONS FOR THIS PROJECT WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ELECTRONICALLY THROUGH AN E-BUILDER BIDDING PORTAL. Due to technical limitations, public selections must be viewed using a Windows PC. At this time, mobile devices are not supported. Interested parties may also watch the live selection process in the Public Works Arsenal Building, 18th and Herr Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17125
The online professional selections can be viewed by clicking the following link: Professional Selections Web Conference
Phone Conference ID: 145 650 59#
Toll-free: 1 267-332-8737
To view a list of recommended firms and selection results click the link below:
Professional Selections Results
Department Information
Department/Agency: Health Delivery Location:
County: Dauphin Duration: 0
Contact Information
First Name: Susan Last Name: Stanisic
Phone Number:
717-783-3273 Email:
Solicitation Information
Bids must be received by the purchasing agency on the Solicitation Due Date no later than the Solicitation Due Time as set forth in the solicitation. Any conflict between the dates and/or times contained in the solicitation itself or its attachments and this advertisement shall be resolved in favor of the solicitation.

Solicitation Start Date: 04/06/22
Solicitation Due Date: 05/11/22 Solicitation Due Time: 4:30 PM
Solicitation Opening Date: 06/15/22 Solicitation Opening Time: 10:00 AM
Opening Location: 1800 Herr Street  Arsenal Building  Harrisburg  Pa 17103
No. of Addendums: 0
Amended Date: 04/06/22
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