Parts Washer – Scheduled Preventive Maintenance

CATS Bus Operations is requesting a contract for scheduled maintenance of the parts washers.
Parts Washer PM Services
Charlotte Area Transit System Bus Operation Division (CATS-BOD) is seeking proposals for PM services for our parts washers. CATS-BOD uses multiple parts washers between two facilities. The facilities are located at:
3145 South Tryon Charlotte, NC and
900 North Davidson Charlotte, NC.

The following timing definitions shall be observed and utilized for the purposes of Contract:
Definition Hours Days
Standard 6:00am to 10:30pm Monday – Friday
After hours 10:31pm to 5:59am Monday – Friday
Weekend 10:31pm to 5:59am Friday – Monday
Holiday 12:00am to 11:59pm Holidays

Types of Equipment
CATS-BOD is currently using the following parts washer equipment:
Greymills PL442
Safety Kleen Model 44 (rental units)
Alkota 612

PM Service
Quarterly PM services of all parts washers, to include cleaning out of the holding reservoirs and replacement of cleaning solvent as recommended by original manufacturer. Vendor is to supply new cleaning solvent along with all associated documents (SDS and Hazardous Warning Labeling) per visit. Vendor will be responsible for removing and disposing of used cleaning solvent offsite in accordance with local, state and federal laws.

Quality Assurance
Work shall be performed by a vendor of established reputation with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing PM service on parts washers. The Company is solely responsible for having and maintaining any and all required equipment and tools for PM service and fluid exchange on various manufacturers and models of equipment at both locations.
Unless otherwise specified by the City, the Company unconditionally guarantees the materials and workmanship on all Services. If any defects occur due to faulty material and/or services, the Company at their expense shall repair or adjust the condition or replace the materials and/or services to the complete satisfaction of the City. These repairs, replacements or adjustments shall be made only at such time as will be designated by the City to ensure the least impact to the operation of City business.
Seamless service delivery, back order frequency, workmanship and quality issues, response times, safety practices, delivery reports and other methods as deemed appropriate by the City from time to time shall be used to gauge Company’s performance. Poor performance with respect to service availability, quality of work, unsafe practices, or any of the other requirements of the Contract, as judged solely by City, shall constitute grounds for immediate termination of the Contract between the City and the Company.

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