United Kingdom-Inverness: Technical inspection services
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
Main address: http://www.hial.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA13542
Section II: Object
Aeronautical Flight Inspection Services
Flight inspection of navigation aids, Aeronautical Ground Lighting and PAPI/APAPI
Periodic routine flight inspection of all applicable navigational aids and AGL, within the regulatory timelines, to maintain regulatory compliance at all times. Details of navigation aids are set out in the procurement documents.
Coordinate the schedule for flight inspections, in consultation with HIAL, to ensure that all facilities are inspected within the regulatory timeframe and in the most cost effective manner.
Non-routine and emergency flight inspections of all applicable navigational aids and AGL, as required by HIAL, in accordance with an agreed mobilisation criteria for non-routine/emergency inspections.
HIAL may request Service Providers to carry out commissioning flight inspections of new navigational aids. The ability to carry out commissioning flight inspections is not mandatory.
The contract term may be extended by 2 periods of 12 months each.
The contract will include options for HIAL to purchase emergency flight inspection services, non-routine flight inspection services, and commissioning flight inspections.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
HIAL does not undertake to accept any tender where the financial health of the tenderer would, in the opinion of HIAL, pose too high a risk. HIAL may seek independent financial and market advice to assist in the evaluation of economic and financial standing. Where a tenderer does not meet the minimum required standards of economic and financial standing, the tenderer may still be eligible for consideration where their submission is supported by a parent company, bank or other appropriate third party guarantee in form and substance satisfactory to HIAL.
Delivery payment as set out in the procurement documents.
Fight inspection of certain navigation aids is reserved to flight inspection organisations approved by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) under Civil Aviation Publication 670 (CAP670) published in support of the CAA discretionary powers contained in the Air Navigation Order 2009 (as amended).
Section IV: Procedure
HIAL HQ, Inverness
Section VI: Complementary information
Further notices will be published in 3 - 5 years.
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