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Procurement of Tank Level Indicator System for the Dredge McFarland Upgrade the current Tank Level Indicator System aboard the Dredge McFarland Ship and marine equipment NAICS Code: 334 -- Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing/334513 -- Instruments and Related Products Manufacturing for Measuring, Displaying, and Controlling Industrial Process Variables This is a Sources Sought Notice and is for INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. This IS NOT a REQUEST for PROPOSALS, QUOTATIONS, or BIDS. Responses to this request will not be returned. Not responding to this sources sought does not preclude participation in any future and potential solicitation. It is the intent of the Contracting Office to use this information for market research purposes only. The survey is being conducted to determine the interest of industry within NAICIS code 334513 (Instruments and Related manufacturing of Measuring, Displaying and Controlling Industrial Process Variables) and establish that there are adequate Small Business (to include HUBZONE, 8(a), or Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business) contractors for the following listed requirement. The Government WILL NOT pay for the provision of any information, nor will it compensate any respondents for the development of any such information. . If a formal solicitation is released, it will be via the Federal Business Opportunities ( The Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is interested in awarding (1) contract for a Tank Level Indicator System on the Dredge McFarland. The period of performance will be for the installation and successful testing of the new system 90 days from the Notice to Proceed. THE REQUIREMENT OVERVIEW The Contractor will make upgrades to the Control Room's monitoring equipment for the existing Tank Level Indicator System, while making the optimum use of the existing system equipment, namely the in-tank equipment. It is intended to eliminate the Control Room meters and the need for calibration as well as to maximize the alarm functionality. EXISTING SYSTEM: The existing Tank Level Indication system consists of all of the equipment necessary to monitor 30 individual tanks aboard the Dredge MCFARLAND. All of the in-tank equipment are Gems Sensors. The Control Room equipment consists of two-(2) panels of 15 meters each. Each panel is (Height-32.25 quote mark X Width-24.5 quote mark X Depth-13). Each meter has a low level alarm light and a high level alarm light. Each panel has an integrated audible alarm to sound in conjunction with any of those thirty-(30) alarm situations (60 alarm situations when considering both panels). Each panel has an alarm audible acknowledge button to clear whatever audible alarm condition is present. THE NEW REQUIREMENT SPECIFICATIONS: *Automate the real time indication of contents of all thirty-(30) tanks simultaneously displayed on Control Room screen/screens in the same location as they currently exist. *Provide High and Low level alarm functions for each tank. *Provide Audible and Visual alarm annunciation, clearly indicating alarm situation and tank involved. *Provide the ability to acknowledge audible and visual alarms separately, but if the alarm condition self clears, the audible and visual alarm will not clear until acknowledged. *Provide for the ability to program and set alarm time delay individually for each tank so as to account for nuisance tripping during swash conditions around alarm set point. *System components should be industry standard, as quote mark commercial off the shelf' as possible in order to increase maintainability of the system. Replacement components should be easily obtainable. *Provide three-(3) copies of all plans, drawings, operating manuals and component cut sheets after contract award and completion of system installation *Provide a list of recommended spare parts and associated pricing with the design documentation. *Provide training to the Ship's crew in all aspects of system operation, to include troubleshooting for repair. SHIP LOCATION: The Ship is currently docked at Fort Mifflin, Philadelphia, PA. REPLIES All interested Business concerns for this requirement may submit their Company Name: Duns Number: Type of Business Concerns: Years in business: Statement of Capability and Qualifications of the Organization to perform like products and installation of these products: The North American Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 334513 (Instruments and Related Manufacturing of Measuring, Displaying and Controlling Industrial Process Variables). ** EACH SUBMISSION SHOULD NOT EXCEED 5 PAGES TOTAL ** Notice to potential contractors: All offerors who provide goods or services to the Federal Government must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) located on the website Additionally, all Services Disabled/Veterans Owned Business or Veterans Owned Small Business must be registered with the Department of Veterans Affairs Center of Veterans Enterprise Vet Biz Registry located at Responses should be submitted electronically via e-mail to Bruce Hayes at on or before 8 December 2014, 11:30 A.M. EST. Contracting Office Address: USACE District, Philadelphia, 100 Penn Square East, Wanamaker Bldg (RM 643), Philadelphia, PA 19107-3390 Place of Performance: USACE District, Philadelphia 100 Penn Square East, Wanamaker Bldg (RM 643) Philadelphia PA 19107-3390 US Point of Contact(s): Bruce E. Hayes, 2156566771 USACE District, Philadelphia