Pine Telephone Company

Request for Proposal

Portable Cell Site Building

Posted 04/28/2011

Proposals are due by COB



This RFP is for 3 separate proposals.  A separate proposal for each contract will be required.  The Proposals are due by COB on May 12, 2011.  Please submit by email all proposals to  Please use the English System of measurement in all correspondence.  The contract which will be used is linked under “Standard Purchase Contract” on the home page.   Please contact us before the RFP deadline for specific questions or to give a presentation on your product.  Please supply product data sheets with proposal.


These quantities listed below will be the minimum number of units ordered. 

Contract 1      10 units

Contract 2      29 units

Contract 3      22 units


Specifications for Portable Cell Site Buildings

The specifications below are approximates but any changes from specifications should be minor and detailed in proposal.   If you have questions about potential changes please email them to  All questions and answers will be posted on the RFP.  So please check back often.  Understand NO major modifications to the RFP will be allowed.  As an example, the building will not need to be exactly 8’-6” by 12’-0’ but it will need to be very close and not exceed 8’-6” which would make it a wide load. 

Please include any available literature on your product.

Customer supplied equipment: The equipment below will be supplied by customer but installed by manufacture of the building

1.     AC breaker panel and breakers

2.     AC whole building surge protector

3.     Generator transfer switch

4.     24 port feed through

5.     Door handle and lock

6.     WS900E STANDARD WALL SLEEVES for air conditioners



1.      8’-6” x 12’-0” exterior dimensions

2.     One Lifting Eye located at each corner of building attached to sides (no penetrations in roof) designed to lift building +60%.  Approximately 1500 lbs. of Equipment will be installed in building before transportation to site.


1.      Framing will be metal joists at 16” o.c to support a live load of 55 lbs. per square foot.  Please detail how this will be achieved.

2.     Flooring is ¾” tongue and groove treated plywood (no OSB or wafer board).

3.     Conduit penetrations through flooring cut and located center of building next to 12’ wall on same side as feed through(left side of building when entering from door)..  Cut out will run 4” along the wall and 4” out from the wall. Sealed with neoprene or other approved seal.

4.     Perimeter framing sealed (no fork lift openings).


1.     Framing is 14 ga.  metal studs on 16’ centers and receiver track.  Please detail wall framing for verification of ability to handle being lifted by corner hooks.

2.     Ext. Siding is 26 ga. Ribbed panels with matching trim (color selected after contract).  All trim cut true with water tight joints and seams.  Top, bottom, corners, and all ends of siding have trim coverings.

3.     Interior finish is ¾” BC plywood (no OSB or wafer board).

4.     One 3’x7’x1 ¾” 16 ga. Insulated Hollow Metal Door and welded metal frame with welded stud anchors in frame.  Door is located on one 8’-6” end and shall swing freely and not rub jamb.  Door and jamb painted with matching color (2 coats min.)  Hardware for the door and 4 ½” US26D BB Hinges (3 reqd.)  36” x 5” Aluminum Threshold and neoprene door sweep.  Commercial nylon brush 45 degree bent weather stripping.

5.     Two ¾ ton AC units framed openings in opposite end from door trimmed in matching color flashing that will provide water tight structure after unit installation.  Units supplied by others. A WS900E STANDARD WALL SLEEVES  will be placed in the opening.

6.     One 24 port feed thru panel located on upper portion of one 12’ wall on left side when facing inside the building from the doorway.  Feed through will be furnished

7.     Insulation is two component high density closed-cell spray foam with a minimum 2” thickness (no cellulose, fiberglass, etc.)


1.     18 ga. Galvanized ribbed metal roofing sloping one direction away from door end.  Roof support will be metal joist on 16” centers.

2.     8’-0” ceiling height with ¾” BC plywood (no OSB or wafer board).

3.     Insulation is two component high density closed-cell spray foam with a minimum 2” thickness (no cellulose, fiberglass, etc.)




1.     All branch circuit wiring is installed per code in MC Cable.

2.     One 100 watt high pressure sodium fixture supplied with Advance ballast and external mount photocell located next to door.

3.     Two 4’ – 4 bulb t8 fluorescent wrap fixtures supplied with Advance or Sylvania ballasts mounted on ceiling.

4.     Two 20a 250v receptacles Nema 6-20 for air conditioning equipment located so that unit cords can reach.

5.     One 30a 250v circuit and junction box placed at customer’s desired location.

6.     Three – quad receptacles 20a 125v placed at customers desired location.  On wall 4’ high on walls

7.     One 15a switch with 4 square cover for interior lighting.



1.      All buildings delivered to Pine Telephone Warehouse in Broken Bow, OK and off loaded.

2.     Any damage done to the building trim, doors, roofing, etc. during unloading shall be replaced at no cost to the owner.

Other proposal requirements:


i.               Terms for breach. Proposals must provide for administrative, contract or legal remedies for any breach or violation of the contract terms by the Vendor and appropriate remedial action.


ii.             Termination clause. Proposals must include a termination clause indicating the manner by which termination will be effected and the basis for settlement.  In addition, the clause will describe the conditions under which the contract may be terminated by default and the conditions under which the contract may be terminated for circumstances beyond the control of the Vendor.



iii.           Access to documents.  Proposals must include a provision permitting PTC, the Department of Commerce, the Comptroller General of the US, or any of their duly authorized representatives to have access to any books, documents, papers and records of the Vendors applicable to the Project for the purpose of making audits, examinations, excerpts and transcriptions.


iv.            Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. §§ 327, 333).  Proposals involving construction work or work that includes the employment of mechanics or laborers must include a provision for compliance with Sections 102 and 107 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. 327, 333), as supplemented by Department of Labor regulations (29 CFR Part5).


v.              Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. § 7401 et seq.) and the Federal Water Pollution Act (33 U.S.C. §1251 et seq.).  Proposals must contain a provision agreeing to abide by the Clean Air Act and the Federal Water Pollution Act.


vi.            Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment (31 U.S.C. § 1352). All Vendors must file the Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment certification, certifying that the Vendor will not and has not used Federal appropriated funds to pay any person or organization for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a member of congress, office or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress in connection with obtaining any Federal contract, grant or any other award covered by 31 U.S.C. § 1352.


vii.          Equal Employment Opportunity. Proposals must include a provision requiring compliance with Executive Order (“E.O.”) 11246, “Equal Employment Opportunity,” as amended by E.O. 11375, “Amending Executive Order 11246 Relating to Equal Employment Opportunity,” and as supplemented by regulations at 41 CFR Part 60, “Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Equal Employment Opportunity, Department of Labor.”


viii.        Copeland “Anti-Kickback” Act (18 U.S.C. § 874 and 40 U.S.C. § 276c). Proposals for contracts greater than $2,000 in construction or repair must include compliance with the Copeland “Anti-Kickback” Act.


ix.            Davis-Bacon Act, as amended (40 U.S.C. § 276a to 276a-7). Proposals for contracts greater than $2,000 must include a provision for compliance with the Davis-Bacon Act, including, specifically, payment of prevailing wage, weekly payroll distribution and timely and accurately providing records to PTC to demonstrate compliance. 


x.              Debarment and suspension (E.O.s 12549 and 12689): Proposals must include a statement indicating that the Vendor is not listed in the General Services Administration’s List of Parties Excluded from Federal Procurement or Non-procurement Programs in accordance with Executive Orders 125449 and 12689.


xi.            Signage:  Proposals must include a statement that all construction sites (if any) will display signage that features the ARRA Primary emblem in a prominent location on site.  The emblem must be displayed no less than six (6) inches in diameter.





Please check site often for updates.  If planning to submit a proposal please email and you will be emailed when the site is updated.  Please email all questions or concerns to email address above.  PTC reserves the right to modify, change or cancel this RFP at any time.  PTC has the right to refuse any or all proposals.