The Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Volcano Science Center (VSC), has a requirement to provide preventative maintenance for the Western Region JEOL 8900 Electron Microprobe (EMP). Preventive maintenance shall include, but not be limited to, cleaning, adjusting, lubricating, inspecting, and testing procedures to keep the equipment in good operating condition, preclude equipment failures to the greatest extent possible, and extend useful equipment life. It includes running of all diagnostics, and repair and replace defective parts. Preventive maintenance shall be performed in accordance with the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule during the performance period of this contract. The Government intends to negotiate on a noncompetitive basis with JEOL Inc., the manufacturer of the EMP, in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 13.106-1(b) and the procedures of FAR Part 12, entitled, Acquisition of Commercial Items.
Other interested concerns having the ability to furnish this preventative service maintenance may submit a capabilities statement to the Contracting Officer via email at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than the closing date of this announcement at 17:00 local time. All submissions will be evaluated to determine if competitive opportunities exist. As required by FAR 5.101(a)(1), the forthcoming Request for Quote (G14PS00191) will be made available through the GPE on or about February 28, 2014 whether or not competitive opportunities have been identified. All responses must be in writing, by email, to the Contracting Officer.
NAICS - 811219. Other Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance. Small Business Size Standard: $19M.