Formal Procurement Opportunities


Formal solicitations include procurement purchases of goods or services estimated to cost more than $300,000. JEA purchases are made through a competitive bidding process. If you are interested in a particular solicitation please view specifications below. To get additional information regarding a solicitation, please use the links below to register to be added to our mailing list.
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All bid openings are held on Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. at JEA, 21 W. Church Street in the Customer Center 1st Floor, Room 002 (unless otherwise noted). Sealed bid/proposal packets must be submitted to the Bid Office by 12:00 noon prior to bid opening at 2:00 p.m.

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037-19 (ITN) Repair and Installation of Security Fencing

The purpose of this Invitation to Negotiate (the "ITN") is to evaluate and select a vendor that can provide Repair and Installation of Security Fencing (also referred to as the "Work" or "Services").  

The scope of this contract is to secure the services of a qualified contractor which will provide procurement, installation, and maintenance of security fencing and gates at various JEA facilities and sites. The security fencing and gates will consist of multiple compositions including, but not limited to, ornamental metal, galvanized, and black vinyl chain link.  In addition, this work may include trenching, excavation, ground clearing, and concrete work. 

All maintenance services rendered under this contract shall be by uniformed employees of the bidder and no part of the servicing or emergency call-back service may be subcontracted.  


Response Due Date: September 17, 2019


061-19 (ITN) Pipe Bursting Unit Price Construction

The purpose of this Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) is to solicit pricing for trenchless rehabilitation to JEA’s gravity sewer system using the Pipe Bursting method. This work will be performed throughout the JEA service area. This Work to be performed is the installation of sewer mains by the pipe bursting method, including connecting to existing sewer mains, connecting to existing services or installing house connections. The Contractor will furnish all labor, equipment, materials, tools and appurtenances necessary for the performance and completion of the Work.

Bid Due Date: September 17, 2019


106-19 (IFB) Bradley Road Booster Pump Station

JEA is soliciting Bids from Responsible Bidders for the construction of a new booster station to replace the existing dry pit/wet pit station at 10477 Bradley Road. The booster station will be built on JEA property adjacent to the existing station, which will remain in service during construction. The major equipment in the booster station will consist of six (6) 140 hp primary booster pumps, two (2) 35 hp jockey pumps, two (2) 475 hp diesel standby pumps, one (1) 800 kw diesel standby generator, switchgear/MCCs, two (2) discharge mag meters, one (1) concrete electrical building, and yard piping. Site work will consist of clearing, grubbing, grading, along with new security fencing and landscaping. Some minor drainage work and new driveways will be installed. Following completion of the new booster station and a 30 day test period, the existing station will be demolished. Additional information can be found in Appendix A - Technical Specifications.

Bid Due Date: September 17, 2019


107-19 (ITN) Bulk Muriatic Acid/Hydrochloric Acid Supply

The purpose of this Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) is to evaluate and select a vendor that can provide bulk muriatic acid/hydrochloric acid and provide the best value to JEA. "Best Value" means the highest overall value to JEA with regards to pricing, quality, design, and workmanship. JEA requires the services of a Supplier to provide thirty-one percent (31%) Muriatic Acid/Hydrochloric Acid (HCl) which is to help control scaling inside of a water condensing unit within the wastewater treatment process. The product will be delivered by the supplier in a bulk shipment via tanker to JEA Buckman Water Reclaim Facility. A more detailed description of the Work is provided in the Technical Specifications included as Appendix A to this ITN.

Response Due Date: August 27, 2019


109-19 (IFB) Collins Road Force Main Relocation - Whispering Pines Dr. to Blanding Blvd.

JEA is soliciting Bids from Responsible Bidders to procure Construction Services for the installation of approximately 5,200 linear feet (LF) of 12-inch wastewater force main including 184 LF of flanged 316L SST bridge mounted river crossing with associated bridge hangers and approximately 5,016 LF of 12-inch DR-18 PVC force main with associated fittings and appurtenances. Installation will require coordination with JEA to maintain operation of existing pump stations during tie-ins. Maintenance of sewer service may require the use of vacuum trucks or by-pass systems. Road restoration will include approximately 6,350 square yards (SY) of milling and resurfacing, 1,600 SY of Case X pavement repair, and 600 LF of concrete curb and gutter. Additional information can be found in Appendix A - Technical Specifications.

Bid Due Date: September 17, 2019


114-19 (IFB) Matting Services for JEA

JEA is seeking the services of a “Turn Key” matting contractor capable of supplying, delivering, renting, unloading, installing, reloading and removing mat installations for JEA projects. 

The work locations shall generally be wet and/or soft soil conditions found throughout JEA’s system.  It includes wetlands, swamps, creek and ditch crossings and similar situations requiring matting.

Bid Due Date: September 10, 2019 


119-19 (IFB) Large Diameter Pipe (LDP) Program - King Street and Shircliff Way Water Main (WM) Replacement

JEA is soliciting Bids from Responsible Bidders to replace approximately 550 feet of 8-inch and 300 feet of 10-inch ductile iron (DI) water main along Barrs Street and Shircliff Way with 8-inch cement-mortar lined ductile iron (CLDI) pipe, and approximately 350 feet of 8-inchcast iron pipe (CI) along King Street, with 8-inch CLDI pipe and all associated appurtences. These two water mains are JEA's supply lines for the St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside.

Bid Due Date: August 27, 2019


120-19 (RFP) Construction Services for the Riverview Phase II Water Main

This Solicitation is to solicit proposals from Responsible Bidders for construction services to install the second Phase of the Riverview Water Main Project consisting of 2,800 linear feet (LF) of 6-inch PVC DR18 and 4,240 LF of 8-inch PVC DR18 water pipe by open cut method. All Proposals must include pricing for labor, materials, profit, overhead, supplies equipment, permits, fees (including JEA water/sewer tap fees), and other components necessary for the successful and timely completion of the project.Additional information can be found in Appendix A - Technical Specifications. This Project will be funded partly or in total by Section 3 Covered Assistance, which is assistance provided under HUD housing or community development programs that is expended for work arising in connection with housing rehabilitation, construction, or other public construction project. Therefore, the City of Jacksonville, JEA (sometimes referred to herein as the “Recipient”), and any of its contractors and subcontractors must comply with the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 in administration of the Project.

Title 24 CFR Part 135 pertains to Economic Opportunities for Low- and Very-Low Income Persons and provides as follows with respect to Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968:

  a) Section 3. The purpose of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u) (Section 3) is to ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by certain HUD financial assistance shall, to the greatest extent feasible, and consistent with existing Federal, State and local laws and regulations, be directed to low- and very low-income persons, particularly those who are recipients of government assistance for housing, and to business concerns which provide economic opportunities to low- and very low-income persons.

  b) (b) Part 135. The purpose of this part is to establish the standards and procedures to be followed to ensure that the objectives of Section 3 are met.

By execution of this Contract, JEA acknowledges and accepts that the City of Jacksonville is responsible for ensuring that Section 3 requirements will be adhered to by JEA during the administration of the Project. The Table of Contents provides a listing of the documents that the City will utilize to ensure compliance by JEA with Section 3 requirements as it pertains to the Project.

JEA shall be responsible for the procurement (which included without limitation the solicitation, evaluation, and contract award) of all “Section 3 covered contracts” related to the project. Included in Appendix B of this Solicitation are Section 3 Proposal Documents which shall be utilized by JEA in its procurement of any Section 3 covered contracts related to the Project. Appendix C includes the Section 3 Contractors Monthly Report, the reporting form that JEA shall utilize and submit to the City on a monthly basis. Failure by JEA to include this report to the City of Jacksonville using the Payment Request Form or utilization of the Section 3 Proposal Documents in its procurement process shall result in the City’s disapproval of JEA’s payment request or termination of this Contract. Finally, included in Appendix B is a list of efforts approved by HUD to assist recipients, contractors, and subcontractors in demonstrating to HUD efforts made to offer training and employment opportunities to Section 3 Residents and award contracts to Section 3 Business Concerns.

Appendix C is the HUD Section 3 Clause, which must be contained in all Section 3 covered contracts and will be incorporated by reference into this Contract and adhered to by JEA, and the Company awarded this Contract, included in the Company’s contract with its Subcontractors in the administration of this Project. Appendix C also includes additional Equal Opportunity requirements the Company the awarded this the Contract must comply with and federal labor wage requirements which shall also be incorporated into the Contract. JEA shall include the HUD Section 3 clause in its contracts between its contractors and subcontractors as applicable.

JEA shall perform the following efforts to ensure Section 3 compliance as it relates to the Project:

  • Coordinate notifications related to bidding
  • Distribute Proposal packages
  • Receive Proposal packages
  • Rate, rank, and respond
  • Recommend award
  • Include the Section 3 Clause in all covered contracts related to the project
  • Ensure submittal of any required supporting documents relating to compliance monitoring

    Additionally, JEA shall cooperate, assist, and coordinate with the City regarding obtaining documentation supporting the applicability, compliance, and monitoring of its Section 3 covered assistance funded by the City pursuant to this Contract.

    Proposal Due Date: September 10, 2019


124-19 (RFP) Progressive Design-Build Services for the Water Purification Demonstration Facility

JEA requests Proposals from interested and qualified Proposers to provide design, construction, integration and interface, test and checkout and startup of a 1.0 million gallons per day (MGD) demonstration-scale water purification facility based around membrane based treatment fully expandable to full-scale commercial implementation currently estimated to be 10 MGD. The treated water must meet applicable water quality standards including primary and secondary drinking water standards, potable reuse regulations and address the removal of currently unregulated compounds. The facility shall utilize innovative technology including state of the art controls and instrumentation. 

A key component to the demonstration facility will be the visitor experience/education center and execution of the public communication plan. It is anticipated that the demonstration facility will have thousands of visitors each year. The demonstration facility will include a visitor/education center that must be accessible for tours of attendees such as JEA employees, elected officials, community leaders, grade school students, university students, regulatory agency employees, engineers and plant operators from other utilities. The visitor experience/education center must incorporate a training area that is suitable for at least 50 professionals or students at one time. The experience for education and tours shall be designed and implemented by a Company specializing in visitor experience, corporate innovation and education centers. Detailed discussion of the scope of work and performance requirements is presented in 124-19 Appendix A – Scope of Work.

Proposal Due Date: August 27, 2019


125-19 (RFP) Construction Management-at-Risk (CMAR) Services for the Southwest Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) Expansion Project

JEA requests Proposals from interested and qualified Proposers to provide Construction Management-at-Risk (CMAR) services during design and construction of the Southwest Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) Expansion Project. The Work generally includes pre-construction and construction services for the expansion project. The Southwest WRF facilities will be expanded to 18.0 millions of gallons per day (MGD) Annual Average Daily Flow (AADF) and a Peak Hour Flow (PHF) of 54.0 MGD. The treatment processes, facilities and buildings determined during schematic design. A list of the major anticipated facilities and improvements associated with the Southwest WRF follows:

One new or improved existing headworks structure including screening and grit removal.
  1. One new BNR train including new blowers in a new blower building and internal recycle pumping.
  2. Two new secondary clarifiers with return activated sludge (RAS) and waste activated sludge (WAS) pumping.
  3. New tertiary filtration system capable of treating 3 MGD with future expansion to 9 MGD.
  4. Removal and replacement of existing ultraviolet (UV) disinfection.
  5. Expansion of post aeration system.
  6. Expansion of effluent pump station.
  7. Electrical and instrumentation improvements as necessary.
  8. A new operations and maintenance building that would include a new laboratory.
  9. Modification of sludge holding tank aeration/mixing system.
10. Improvements to the outfall.
11. Associated Site Work: Yard piping, yard electrical, grading, driveways/parking, landscaping, and stormwater facilities.

Additional information can be found in Appendix A - Scope of Work and Appendix C - Project Definition.

Proposal Due Date: August 27, 2019


126-19 (IFB) Northside Generating Station Unit 3 Partial Condenser Re-Tube Project

JEA is soliciting Bids for the partial retube of the Unit 3, main condenser for North Side Generating Station Units 3. JEA is requesting to have the upper section of the A condenser re-tubed on Unit 3, a DeLaval twin shell surface condenser, at Northside Generating Station. 

The contractor shall mobilize to site, set up for blasting of the tube sheet and tube removal, blast clean the existing tube sheet coating, remove 1500 tubes from the upper section of the A condenser, replace the removed tubes with new tubes, hydrostatic test the tubes, and permanently plug any leaking tubes. Contractor shall provide JEA a written inspection report within 24 hours of hydrostatic test and map the tubes to be permanently plugged along with a schedule and pricing for the plugs.  

Unit 3 Outage Schedule: November 7, 2019 thru December 7, 2019. Contractor Work Duration: It is anticipated that this work may begin on the third day of the outage, November 10,  and must complete by end of business December 4, 2019.  No extensions will be granted. 

Bid Due Date: September 10, 2019


127-19 (ITN) Strategic Alternatives

The objective of this Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) is to evaluate proposals on strategic alternatives, subject to the minimum requirements JEA has set forth in the Strategic Alternatives Process Section of this ITN, that are aligned with JEA’s goal of maximizing customer, community, environmental, and financial value over the long term. JEA will consider proposals that build upon JEA’s strengths and seek to eliminate certain existing business constraints.

Questions Due: September 3, 2019

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Response Due Date: September 30, 2019


128-19 (ITN) Residential Backflow Prevention Testing Services

The purpose of this Invitation to Negotiate (the "ITN") is to acquire residential backflow testing services for JEA customers at the best value and lowest price to JEA.


JEA is seeking one or more local certified backflow testing Companies to systematically complete compliance testing of backflow preventers at approximately 32,000 residential irrigation customer sites and 14,000 residential reclaimed customer sites.  All backflow prevention tests shall be within JEA’s service territory.


Response Due Date: September 4, 2019


130-19 (ITN) Fuel Tank Cleaning, Treatment, and Testing Services

The purpose of this Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) is to evaluate and select a vendor that can provide fuel tank cleaning, treatment, and testing services.  

This contract is executed between JEA and the Contractor to perform services including, but not limited to: Fuel Tank Cleaning, Treatment and Testing of the diesel fuel within the tanks.  The Contractor shall perform cleaning, treatment with JEA provided chemical, and testing of all JEA tanks as listed in Appendix C – JEA Tank List.  Tank types shall include, but not be limited to, steel construction, concrete encased construction, stand-alone or sub-base mounted in conjunction with a diesel generator or other diesel-powered equipment.  During the two (2) non-cleaning years, each tank shall be sampled and treated only. The Response Workbook is used to establish pricing and as a guideline, not a guarantee of work.  JEA may take action to perform work in house and, thereby, reduce Contractor workload.  These specifications are not intended to supersede Federal, State, or local regulations to which the Contractor must comply.

Response Due Date: September 10, 2019


132-19 (ITN) Purchase of Steel Transmission Poles Phase 2, Circuit 909 Addition

The purpose of this Invitation to Negotiate (the "ITN") is to evaluate and select a vendor that is able to design, fabricate and deliver twelve (12) steel transmission poles and twelve (12) steel caisson foundations for Phase 2 of JEA’s construction of Circuit 909 (Greenland Energy Center to Bartram Substation Addition) (the "Work" or "Services"). JEA’s third party contractor will coordinate exact dates once a construction schedule is developed by that contractor.

Tentative Delivery between March 2nd and March 16, 2020.

The scope of services the company will provide includes, however, is not limited to:
• Engineering
• Materials procurement
• Fabrication
• Drawings
• Delivery

Response Due Date: September 17, 2019


133-19 (ITN) JEA Investment Recovery Painting Program

The purpose of this Invitation to Negotiate (the "ITN") is to select a vendor to provide services related to properly apply paint to JEA 14’ to 18' decorative street light poles and light-heads, pad-mounted & three phase transformers, and switch cabinets in the JEA service territory and to be accomplished on a unit price basis (the “Work”).

Response Due Date: September 10, 2019


134-19 (ITN) Dell Equipment

The purpose of this Invitation to Negotiate (the "ITN") is to evaluate and select a vendor that can provide Dell Equipment and provide the best value to JEA (the "Work" or "Services").  "Best Value" means the highest overall value to JEA with regards to pricing, quality, design, and workmanship.

Bid Due Date: August 30, 2019