Services - 305212-2020

30/06/2020    S124

United Kingdom-Abingdon: Engineering-related scientific and technical services

2020/S 124-305212

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Culham Science Centre
Town: Abingdon
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: OX14 3DB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Nicola Adams
E-mail: nicola.adams@ukaea.uk
Telephone: +44 1235465379

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-atomic-energy-authority

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/72814

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=33560&B=UK
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Fusion Research

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Management and Specialist Engineering Support for the Operation and Maintenance of the Fusion Facilities at Culham Science Centre

Reference number: T/na049/20
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71350000 Engineering-related scientific and technical services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

There is a requirement is for the provision of a flexible management team and associated work force to provide specialist engineering support for the operation and maintenance of the fusion facilities and associated projects at Culham Science Centre. The requirement also includes the provision of an experienced and suitably qualified mechanical inspection team to undertake specialist support services including non-contact inspection, alignment and surveying activities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Culham Science Centre.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

There is a requirement is for the provision of a flexible management team and associated work force to provide specialist engineering support for the operation and maintenance of the fusion facilities and associated projects at Culham Science Centre. The requirement also includes the provision of an experienced and suitably qualified mechanical inspection team to undertake specialist support services including non-contact inspection, alignment, and surveying activities. The management team includes a site manager supported by a flexible team of approximately 18 to 30 persons depending upon operational/non-operational periods, consisting of mechanical, electrical and planning engineers/supervisors, inspectors and administrative staff. The management team under this contract will be expected to manage the workforce consisting of mechanical fitters, electricians, riggers, scaffolders, crane drivers and semi-skilled operatives. The workforce numbers will vary between 25 and 50 depending upon operational/ non-operational periods; in large shutdowns this number can increase to 150. A significant number of the management team will need to be monitored radiation workers to comply with the UK Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 (IRR17) and Registered Beryllium workers. It is the authority’s opinion that the EC acquired Rights Directive: Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 applies to this contract.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
27/06/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
26/06/2020