SOURCE: US Federal Contractor Registration


August 12, 2015 03:00 ET

US Federal Contractor Registration: Department of Labor Releases Locksmith Services Solicitation on FedBizOpps (FBO) in Arkansas

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - August 12, 2015) - The United States Federal Government as of 08/11/2015 has 200 open Solicitations in Arkansas where they are currently seeking out properly registered government contractors. According to the new USA Spending website, the federal government has so far spent over $278 billion in government contracts over the course of 1,612,818 government transactions in 2015. Currently, the United States Federal Government has spent over $42 billion on government contracts in Arkansas alone. Please see the below available contract released by US Federal Contractor Registration, additional Arkansas contracts can be found at

US Federal Contractor Registration is reporting the release of the Locksmith Services Solicitation in Arkansas posted to FedBizOpps (FBO) on August 11, 2015. The official response date for the Locksmith Services Solicitation is August 21, 2015. Every business interested in bidding on the Locksmith Services Solicitation must be properly registered in the SAM Registration, as well as have the North American Industry Classification System codes 561 - Administrative and Support Services, and 561622 - Locksmiths filed in their SAM account/vendor profile.

Below is a copy of the Locksmith Services Solicitation as originally posted to FedBizOpps (FBO) on July 11, 2015:

Adams and Associates, Inc., contracting for the U.S. Department of Labor the operation of the Little Rock Job Corps Center -- a 237 student residential training facility located at 6900 Scott Hamilton Drive, Little Rock, AR 72209, is currently soliciting written bids for Electrical Services. All quotes should be submitted in writing to the Purchasing Department by Friday August 21, 2015 at 3:00 pm. Quotes received after the deadline and/or without all requested documentation applying to your company will not be considered.

Submit written bid on vendor letterhead and included solicitation ID# LRJC2015-0029 at the top of each page.

Vendor is to return written bid and put company name at the top of each page, vendor paperwork, and all licenses for doing business in the State of Arkansas, all employee licenses required for performing work in the state of Arkansas, Certificate of Liability insurance and list of references if no past experience with Center. The period of performance is October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016 with a one (1) 6-month option period from October 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017.

Project Description: Electrical Services

Submitted bid will show a minimum breakdown as follows:

• Cost per hour - non emergency

• Cost per hour - emergency

• Cost per hour - overtime/after hours

• Trip Charge

• Printed name and Signature of authorized person submitting bid

If your quote deviates from the specifications in any way, such exceptions must be noted on bid sheet. If unable to quote, please indicate "No Bid" and return bid package to us.

Adams and Associated, Inc. reserves the right to reject any bids and select the bid deemed most responsible. Bidders should be aware of bid requirements for federally funded projects and act accordingly.

Bidders are placed on notice that this is a competitive bid process and cost is an important face. Overall low bid does not constitute bid award.

Evaluation Criteria will be based on:

1. Cost 60%

2. Quality 20%

3. Past Performance 10%

4. Schedule 10%

Little Rock Job Corps Center is a federally funded facility and entitled to GSA pricing. Payment terms are Net 30 days from date of invoice. Vendor is required to show number of hours billed and hourly rate on invoice, list of materials used to complete service and provide certified payroll records with invoice.

Vendor is to provide signed work order with billing invoice that include BPA number and shows time and material used for each request. All wages are to be paid per Davis Bacon for construction subcontracts over $2,000.00, see attached, and subject to the Service Contract Act for services up to $2,500.

Freight, fuel surcharge or handling charge, if any, must be noted on bid or charges will not be paid if invoiced. All questions regarding the Invitation to Bid and/or scope of work must be submitted in writing to: No phone call will be accepted. Vendor is to note on bid sheet if item is a green or recycled item. Vendor will consult with Facilities Manager or Purchasing Agent to agree on estimated time and materials to perform work. Vendor shall hold all licenses necessary to do business in the State of Arkansas and provides copies of all licenses with bid package.

Businesses that would like to learn how to bid on available opportunities or register in SAM can call Acquisition Specialist Justin Jones at 1(877) 252-2700 Ext. 757. Vendors have been enrolling in the Simplified Acquisition Program to win available government contracts, network with procurement officers across the nation, and qualify their business for government contracting. Businesses that would like to learn more about the Simplified Acquisition Program can visit

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Contact Information

  • Justin Jones
    Acquisition Specialist
    (877) 252-2700 Ext. 757