The Kern Community College District's Purchasing Department, under the Business Services division, handles the procurement of supplies, material, equipment and non-construction services from responsible vendors at the lowest cost or best value. Consistent with the California Public Contract Code, the District solicits Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposals (RFP), Requests for Qualifications (RFQ), or other formal methods of procurement for contracts exceeding bid limits.
The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals for Diesel Engine Trainer Platforms for the Bakersfield College Automotive Department. Any resulting agreement will be between the supplier whose proposal is selected and the Kern Community College District ("District" or "KCCD"). The District seeks to solicit proposals for three different Diesel Engine Trainer Platforms. The Bakersfield College Automotive Department is in need of a 2011 or newer General Motors Diesel Engine Bench 6.6L (LML) Duramax with DEF system and an Allison Transmission, a 2011 or newer Ford Diesel Engine Bench 6.7L Powerstroke with DEF system and an Automatic Transmission and a 2013 or newer Ram Cummins Diesel Engine Bench 6.7L with DEF system and an Automatic Transmission. Full specification and requirements are described in Section 4 of this solicitation.