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Housing Periodic Fire Damper Testing

May. 13, 2021
Submittal Deadline: 
Jun. 8, 2021 - 2:00pm
Job Walk/Pre-Bid Conference: 
May. 20, 2021 - 10:00am
Project/Bid Number: 

Project Description: The Housing Periodic Fire Damper Testing Project includes complete inspection and testing of all fire and smoke dampers in Housing buildings complexes, Valley Terraces Housing building complex, Sierra Terraces building complex, The Summits building complex: Tenaya & Cathedral and Half Dome. Valley Terraces includes Calaveras Hall, San Joaquin Hall, Merced Hall, Fresno Hall, Stanislaus Hall, Madera Hall, Kings Hall, Kern Hall, Tulare Hall and Terrace Center. This work may be performed in fully or partially occupied Housing building on an active University of California, Merced campus. The project will be awarded to the lowest bidder by each building complex.

Bidding Documents will be available on May 13, 2021, and will be issued only at:

University of California, Merced

Bids will be received electronically only at:

Bid Deadline: Sealed bids must be received on or before 2:00PM, TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 2021. Hard copy or email bids will not be accepted. Project will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder for each building complex not overall lowest bidder. 
Bids will be opened via zoom at
 or Dial by phone at (669 900) 6833
Meeting ID: 873 2114 3588

Bidder shall hand deliver their original bonds within 48 hours of bid opening to:

Attention: Fran Telechea
Downtown Campus Center
655 W. 18th Street, Merced, CA 95340

If the original bonds are not received within 48 hours, we will move to next lowest bidder.



A NON-MANDATORY Pre-Bid Job Walk will be conducted on MAY 20, 2021 beginning promptly at 10:00AM in Summits Quad behind Tenaya & Cathedral. Bidders shall park in the Bellevue lot. Only bidders who participate in the Job Walk will be allowed to bid on the Project as prime contractors. Parking permits are required For parking permit details, see Bidders will be required to wear masks and comply with a Health check-in at the front of campus. Anyone feeling ill or have a fever should not attend. Bidders must follow all posted building safety information for COVID-19. Bidder is responsible for bringing their own ladder and any equipment that may be needed during the job walk. If you need accommodations related to disabilities, please call Fran Telechea at 209-201-8174 at least 3 working days prior to the job walk.

A NON-MANDATORY virtual pre-bid conference will be conducted on MAY 24, 2021 beginning promptly at 2:00pm on Zoom. Please join at or call-in at 1-669-900-6833. Meeting ID: 892 2866 4314 Passcode. 760460


RFI Procedure:

Any questions related to the bid and/or bid documents must be submitted in writing and submitted to Sara Anastos at RFI questions must be submitted by MAY, 26, 2021 at 1:00PM.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS: The successful Bidder will be required to have the following State of California Contractor's License current at the time of submission of the Bid:

B or C-20