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Publication Date
02/27/2018 02:20 PM EST
Closing Date
03/14/2018 06:00 PM EDT
Issuing Organization
County of Jefferson
Solicitation Number

Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Department of Community Development (CD) solicits to utilize a company (vendor) with extensive septic tank experience, or has septic tanks as their sole or primary business. The purpose and intent of this invitation to bid is to establish a responsible Contractor for various septic tank installations and repairs in the Jefferson County Consortium as listed in the specifications, for individual, scattered site locations. All septic tank installations or repairs will be to Jefferson County Department of Health’s (JCDH) recommendations, specifications, and guidelines. All plumbing repairs will satisfy the ICC plumbing codes. Permits and final approval from the JCDH, and governing inspection services (as applicable), are required. All work will be guaranteed for one year. Installers must be a licensed AOWB installer and a State licensed master plumber (or have a licensed sub).The following work descriptions, instructions, and specifications are requirements for successful completion of installation and/or repair jobs with the Office of Community Development (OCD).  A JCDH Repair Recommendation (must be forwarded to OCD before work begins) and a signed final approval from JCDH (submitted with your invoice at completion) are required.  Plumbing permits and signed final inspections from local municipalities are required for all waste line, drain, trap, vent, etc., repairs per local code (submitted with your company’s invoice).  Abandon the existing tank(s) and notify OCD before covering for our required documentation.  New septic systems include tank(s), clean-out, header, and 375’ of field lines with spillovers. All will be professionally installed to a high quality standard and operate as intended.  Finish grade and rake all disturbed areas and apply hay/straw and seasonal grass seed distributed uniformly and evenly. The ground must be suitable for a push mower without potential projectiles, tripping hazards, holes, or other obstacles.  The contractor is required to: 1) Revisit the site and correct any settling or bare areas no later than thirty (30) days after completion, or if notified by the County before then; and 2) Revisit the site at sixty (60) days after completion, or if notified by the County before then, to apply any additional soil to correct any problems where the ground has settled or to reseed any bare areas. Five percent (5%) of your invoice will be withheld until this is completed and released after verification by the County. The contractor must notify Community Development at sixty (60) days and when this is completed.

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