Clark Public Utilities B2B PURCHASING INFORMATION

WELCOME TO CLARK PUBLIC UTILITIES SUPPLIER/CONTRACTOR & PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER & ARCHITECT ROSTER REGISTRATION PAGE

To download documents and to be sent notification of contract construction quotes and bids or material supply quotes and bids you must complete the new vendor supplier registration or contractor approval/registration.


SUPPLIER REGISTRATION
Suppliers provide products only. The majority of supplies Clark purchases are maintenance and construction materials utilized in construction and maintenance of our electric, water, and River Road Generating Plant (RRGP) facilities. Supplies are quoted, both formally and informally, if the cost is less than $60,000. Purchases in amounts over $60,000 are formally bid.  By registering online your company will be included in both the quote and formal bid process for the Material and/or Equipment categories you selected.


PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACTOR (PWC)  / SMALL WORKS ROSTER (SWR) REGISTRATION
The utility maintains a list of qualified contractors who are eligible to perform public works projects that cost less than $25,000 on the Public Works Contractor (PWC) Roster.

However, the majority of construction projects are processed under the Small Works Roster (SWR). If you can obtain a performance and payment bond for each projects total cost (up to $300,000), it would benefit your firm to apply for the following Small Works Roster as approved SWR contractors can perform work on both types of contracts.


On public works projects over $25,000 and less than $300,000, the utility maintains a roster of pre-approved contractors by type of work which are awarded through competitive SWR quotes. You are invited to complete the online registration, provide an acceptable insurance certificate, IRS W-9 form and sign and return the SWR contract document within 15 calendar days of registering online. After 15 days the registration will be denied. Notification of SWR quotes will be sent to qualified contractors through our online system and contractors may download the quotation documents and plans to utilize in preparing their quotes.


NOTE: Performance and payment bonds in the amount of 100% of the awarded contract price are required for SWR contracts - if you are not qualified for bonding up to $300,000, you will not be approved for the SWR roster.


Clark Public Utilities is a public agency and state law requires prevailing wages be paid to all workers involved in public works.  In accordance with state law, the utility may not pay any contractor or subcontractor working on SWR quotes or formal bids until Statements of Intent to Pay Prevailing wage documents are received from the contractor and any subcontractor working on our projects. The Department of Labor and Industries website covers the process in detail.

PREQUALIFICATION OF ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS
Clark Public Utilities is required by the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 54.04.085 to request that any person, firm or corporation desiring to bid upon any electrical construction or improvement work answer questions contained in a standard form of questionnaire and financial statement, including a complete statement of their financial ability and experience. Clark Public Utilities maintains a prequalified contractor list for distribution, transmission, substation and secondary work.

Electrical contractors or subcontractors interested in bidding on utility type work for Clark Public Utilities must be prequalified. State law also requires that prequalified contractors annually update their prequalification questionnaire.  Prequalification of Electrical Contractor Application can be downloaded from the eBid site.


PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER & ARCHITECT (PEA) ROSTER REGISTRATION
Properly licensed and qualified firms may register, submit and maintain a GSA Standard Form 330 online which Clark personnel will utilize to review and select engineering and architectural firms to provide services on an as needed basis in accordance with RCW 39.80.040. The SF 330 must be uploaded at the time of registering online or the application will be denied.

If selected to provide professional services to the utility, PEA firms will enter into a Professional Services Contract with Clark Public Utilities detailing the service to be provided.


WHERE TO SEND COMPLETED DOCUMENTS
The vendor application is to be completed and submitted online.   Signed Contracts, Insurance Certificates,  and W-9 forms (for PWC & SWR contractors) may be faxed to (360) 992-8524 or mailed to Purchasing Department, Clark Public Utilities, PO Box 8900, Vancouver, WA 98668.  The utility requires the original Prequalification of Electrical Contractor Application be submitted. Questions should be directed to the Clark Public Utilities Purchasing Office 360-992-8041, or by email to afriesen@clarkpud.com.

7/15/2018 3:35 PM Pacific   



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