Lighting Construction for Tyndall Air Force Base



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RFP No. 202104



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Please view the addendum and attached document in its entirety for complete details.

Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative, Inc. (GCEC) is a member-owned electric cooperative that provides electric service to areas of the Florida panhandle not served by other utilities.

GCEC is requesting proposals from qualified respondents capable of providing services to construct overhead and underground, secondary electrical distribution lines for lighting circuits on Tyndall Air Force Base (TAFB). GCEC reserves the right to perform some or all of the work inhouse, GCEC seeks proposals of a scope of work that includes installing to proper depth, plumbing, and/or retiring utility poles (some installations may be prior to asphalt/concrete finish so depth needs to reflect the additional grade), installing and/or retiring parking lot bollards for pole-mounted lighting (same installation as poles applies), installing and/or retiring overhead conductor, installing to proper depth and/or retiring underground cable in conduit, converting overhead electrical distribution with underground electrical distribution, installing and/or retiring lighting fixtures, installing and/or retiring meter installations and work incidental thereto.

Primary voltage of the electrical distribution system for GCEC at Tyndall AFB is 12,470Y/7,200v (15kV).

All proposals in response to this RFP must be received by GCEC, in accordance with the submission instructions provided herein, on or before 12 pm (central time) on the due date indicated below. Proposals will be opened immediately following the deadline. It is the sole responsibility of the Respondent to ensure that the Proposal is received on time.

Action Item Deadline
Inquiry Submittal Date June 25, 2021, at 4 pm CT
Responses to Inquiries July 2, 2021, at 4 pm CT
Proposal Due Date and Time July 16, 2021, at 12 pm CT
Anticipated Date of Award July 20, 2021

Note: The selected Respondent will be required to report to GCEC’s Headquarters office located at 722 West Highway 22, Wewahitchka, FL 32465, no later than August 9, 2021, at 8 am central time.

This schedule is subject to change in the sole discretion of GCEC. All times indicated are in the Central time zone.

Respondents shall submit one electronic PDF proposal to Peyton Gleaton by emailing Peyton.


Qualified respondents shall be capable of obtaining security clearances to work on government facilities (Tyndall AFB) for both overhead and underground construction crews to be supplied under this contract, successful bidder must maintain security clearances for all crews provided under this contract for the term of the contract.


Statement of Non-Discrimination

We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations.

These activities include, but are not limited to, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all volunteers, subcontractorsand vendors.