NASA calls for design engineers for space programme, USA

12 December 2005

Hoist and crane design experience is required for one of the five types of services required, Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing.

For informational purposes the magnitude of the work involved is estimated to be $1,000,000 to $10,000,000 per year. This project shall include tasks which involve essential or substantial effort in MEP for facilities systems, and equipment. The professional services required for this project may include, but will not necessarily be limited to, conducting field investigations, surveys, testing and analysis of existing or planned MEP systems, and preparing engineering reports of recommended actions and/or final designs, suitable for competitive bidding.     Requirements will be associated with the restoration, rehabilitation, or modifications of existing facilities and systems or construction of new facilities and systems. The selected firm must have the capacity to provide all the personnel to perform all the work identified. All packages prepared by the firms shall include detailed cost estimates. Approved designs will be utilized for the advertising and award of construction contracts. All tasks will require multi-disciplined engineering skills for performance of the required work. The selected firm project staff should include, as a minimum, specialists in the following engineering disciplines who should have demonstrated experience in mechanical and electrical specialties associated with MEP systems for facilities systems and equipment.  Experience in design of mechanical systems including but not limited to fire protection systems, all types and sizes of HVAC systems, high temperature hot water boilers, piping, fluid systems, chilled water, compressed gas systems, elevators, hoists and cranes, specialized mechanical equipment and controls (including direct digital control (DDC), and programmable logic controllers (PLC), and facilities to house mechanical equipment, is required.  Experience is also required in the design of electrical systems including but not limited to fire alarm and detection systems, medium and low voltage AC power systems, Electronic Security Systems (ESS), uninterruptible power systems, computer power conditioning, grounding, lightning protection, lighting, emergency power, hazardous area electrical installations, control and monitoring systems, cable tray systems, communications raceway systems, and communications premise wiring. The chosen firm shall have experience in the design of complex and state of the art MEP systems for facilities such as clean rooms, computer and data processing facilities, laboratories, and facilities housing hazardous commodities.     For state-regulated permits, the chosen firm shall have staff with Professional Engineering license in the state of Florida.

Deadline: 17 January 2006

Contact: Jack E. Massey, Contracting Officer, Telephone +1 (321) 867-3463, Fax +1 (321) 867-2042, Email [email protected], or Michael S. McCarty, Contracting Officer, Telephone +1 (321) 867-9340, Fax +1 (321) 867-1166, Email [email protected], NASA/John F. Kennedy Space Center, Procurement, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899