Employment Opportunities

NOTICE OF EMPLOYMENT

Town of Blackstone

 

The Town of Blackstone is requesting applications for a full-time mechanic position. The position will remain open until filled with review of applications beginning immediately. Applicants should be at least 18 years of age, have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license, at least a class B commercial driver’s license, and a Commonwealth of Virginia vehicle safety inspection license. A complete job description and list of duties and responsibilities can be provided upon request. Applications are available at Town Hall or at https://www.townofblackstoneva.com/jobs-bids.

All offers of employment are conditional upon a negative substance abuse test and a satisfactory driving record. The Town of Blackstone is an equal opportunity employer

TOWN OF BLACKSTONE

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

APPRENTICE LINE TECHNICIAN

 

           

The Town of Blackstone is accepting applications for a high school graduate or equivalent. Must be able to meet the physical demands of this position. Shall become familiar with and understand the purposes and use of all protective equipment and demonstrate the ability to use such equipment properly.  Must have a valid Class B Virginia Commercial Driver’s License or acquire one within six (6) months from date of hire. Must be able to work without supervision and have good communication skills.  Must live within or be willing to relocate within thirty (30) minutes legal driving time of Town.

 

Candidates are required to complete the Lineman Technician Apprenticeship Program.  This is an eight-step program. Time allotted for this program is 48 months (4 years) at a step progression of six months per step.  Upon successful completion of all eight steps, you will be qualified for line technician status.

 

Candidates that already meet the training requirements and/or experience will be considered for the position at the appropriate level.

 

Applications will be accepted at the Town Office, 100 W. Elm Street, Blackstone, VA, until 4:00 p.m., July 14, 2021. Applications are available at the Blackstone Town Office or online at www.townofblackstoneva.com.

 

All offers of employment are conditional upon a negative substance abuse test, plus a driving record with no negative points.  The Town of Blackstone is an equal opportunity employer.

TOWN OF BLACKSTONE

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

SANITATION WORKER

 

The Town of Blackstone is accepting applications for the position of sanitation worker.   This position performs labor-intensive tasks, involving the collection and disposal of refuse.  A valid driver’s license is preferred and you must be able to exert a considerable amount of physical effort in the performance of essential duties.  Applications will be accepted at the Town Office, 100 W. Elm Street, Blackstone, Virginia until 4:00 p.m., July 14, 2021.  All offers of employment are conditional upon a negative substance abuse test.  The Town of Blackstone is an equal opportunity employer.

TOWN OF BLACKSTONE

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

ACCOUNT/DMV CLERK

 

The Town of Blackstone is seeking applications for a full-time position as an Account/DMV Clerk.  Applications will be accepted at the Blackstone Town Manager’s Office, 100 W. Elm Street, Blackstone, VA, until 3:00 p.m., July 14, 2021.  A copy of the job description and Town of Blackstone application may be requested from the Town Office.  Additional questions should be directed to the Treasurer at brittanyabernathy@townofblackstoneva.com or (434) 292-7251.  All offers of employment are conditional upon a negative substance abuse test.  The Town of Blackstone is an equal opportunity employer.

Bids

SOLICITATION OF SEALED BIDS

TOWN OF BLACKSTONE

 

 

The Town of Blackstone is seeking Sealed Bids from qualified, insured and licensed contractors for a Storm Management Improvements project. The work is located at five separate sites within the Town of Blackstone.  Sealed bids shall be accepted until 3:00 p.m., July 26, 2021 at the Town Manager’s office at which time all properly submitted bids shall be opened and read aloud.  A non-mandatory Pre-Bid meeting shall be held at the Town Manager’s Office at 10:00 a.m., July 16, 2021.  More detailed specifications are available from the Blackstone Town Manager’s office at 100 W. Elm Street, Blackstone, Va. Specifications or requests for information may also be directed to the Blackstone Town Manager at philipv@townofblackstoneva.com or (434) 292-7251. The Town of Blackstone reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

SOLICITATION OF SEALED BIDS

TOWN OF BLACKSTONE

 

 

The Town of Blackstone is seeking Sealed Bids from qualified, insured and licensed contractors for grinding approximately 30,000 cubic yards of vegetative debris. The debris is located on Town owned property in Nottoway County.  Sealed bids shall be accepted until 3:00 p.m., July 16, 2021 at the Town Manager’s office at which time all properly submitted bids shall be opened and read aloud.  A non-mandatory Pre-Bid meeting shall be held at the Town Manager’s Office at 10:00 a.m., July 9, 2021.  More detailed specifications are available from the Blackstone Town Manager’s office at 100 W. Elm Street, Blackstone, Va. Specifications or requests for information may also be directed to the Blackstone Town Manager at philipv@townofblackstoneva.com or (434) 292-7251. The Town of Blackstone reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

TOWN OF BLACKSTONE BLACKSTONE, VIRGINIA VUMAC BLACKSTONE HOTEL

WATER AND SANITARY SEWER EXTENSIONS

 

General Notice

The Town of Blackstone is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project:

VUMAC Blackstone Hotel Water and Sewer Extensions

 

Bids for the construction of the Project will be received at the Town of Blackstone located at 100 West Elm Street, Blackstone, Virginia, until August 17, 2021, at 2:00 pm local time. At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.

The advertisement is for a single contract. The Project includes the following Work:

  • 208 LF of 6” DIP Water Line

  • 106 LF of 4” DIP Water Line

  • 717 LF of 8” PVC Water Main

  • 1 EA Connection to Existing 8” Water Main

  • 3 EA Connection to Existing 6” Water Main

  • 4 EA 6” Gate Valve w/ Box

  • 1 EA 4” Gate Valve w/ Box

  • 339.4 LF of 8” PVC Sanitary Gravity Sewer Replacement in Place

  • 3 EA of Sanitary Manholes Replacement in Place

  • 2 EA Fire Hydrants

  • 1 EA Fire Hydrant Relocated

  • 80 LF of 6” Sewer Laterals Replacement in Place

  • 2 EA 1-1/2” Water Meters Replacement with remote read.

 

Bids are requested for the following Contract: VUMAC Blackstone Hotel Water and Sewer Extensions

 

The Project has an expected duration of 90 days.

Obtaining the Bidding Documents

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is:

B&B Consultants, Inc.

212 East Ferrell Street, South Hill, Virginia

Prospective Bidders may obtain or examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:15 am-5:00 pm and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

 

Bidding Documents may be purchased from the Issuing Office during the hours indicated above. Upon Issuing Office’s receipt of payment, printed Bidding Documents will be sent. The shipping charge amount will depend on the shipping method chosen. Bidding Documents are available for purchase in the following formats:

 

Format

Cost

Bidding Documents (including Full-Size Drawings)

$125

Electronic download of Bidding Documents from Hyper link

$50

 

Pre-bid Conference N/A Instructions to Bidders.

For all further requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders that are included in the Bidding Documents.

This Advertisement is issued by: Owner: Town of Blackstone, Virginia

By:          Philip Vannoorbeeck Title:                Town Manager Date: July 9, 2021

BALL FIELD SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS

PHASE II

TOWN OF BLACKSTONE

 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

 

 

Separate sealed bids for the construction of the Ball Field Sidewalk Improvements, Phase II will be received by the Town of Blackstone at the Town Hall located at 100 West Elm Street, Blackstone, Virginia until   2:00 p.m. local time on      August 25, 2021, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read:

 

The principal work to be performed under this contract will consist of, but not be limited to the improvement of the following:

  

                

  • 648 sq. yd. of concrete sidewalk

  • 1,152 LF of VDOT CG-6 curb & gutter

  • 2 EA VDOT CG-12 handicap ramps

  • 4 EA of VDOT DI-3

  • 470 Tons of Asphalt Road renovation

  • 84 LF of 15” Storm Sewer Pipe

  • 202 LF of 18” Storm Sewer Pipe

 

 

                

Bids will be received for a single prime Contract.  Bids shall be on a unit price basis as indicated in the Bid Form.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: B & B Consultants, Inc., 212 East Ferrell Street, South Hill, VA 23970, Brittany Garnett, 434-447-7621, bgarnett@bandbcons.com.  Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:15 am -5:00 pm and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below.

Bidding Documents also may be examined at the Blackstone Town Hall, address listed above, on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:30 am -5:00 pm.  

 

Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office during the hours indicated above.  Bidding Documents are available as portable document format (PDF) files for a non-refundable charge of $50.  Alternatively, printed Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office either via in-person pick-up or mail, upon Issuing Office’s receipt of payment for the Bidding Documents.  The non-refundable cost of printed Bidding Documents is $150 per set, payable to “B & B Consultants, Inc.”, non-refundable.  Upon Issuing Office’s receipt of payment, printed Bidding Documents will be sent.  The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the prospective Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents.  Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office.  Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

 

A pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. local time on August 11, 2021, at the Blackstone Town Hall, address listed above.  Attendance at the pre-bid conference is highly encouraged but is not mandatory.

 

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions for Bidders.

 

A performance bond and payment bond, each in the amount of one hundred (100) percent of the Contract Price, with a corporate surety approved by the Owner, will be required for the faithful performance of the contract.

 

Evidence of proper registration with the Virginia State Registration Board of Contractors, pursuant to Chapter 7 of Title 54 of the Code of Virginia, must be submitted with each bid.

 

Any contract or contracts awarded under this advertisement for bids are expected to be funded in part by the Virginia Department of Transportation – Enhancement Program.  If a contract is to be awarded, it shall be awarded to the apparent low responsive and responsible bidder determined from bids forwarded by Contractors.  Neither the United States nor the State of Virginia or any of their departments, agencies, or employees are or will be party to this contract or subcontract.  This procurement will be subject to regulations contained in 40 CFR 35.936, 35.938 and 35.935.

 

Bidders and Contractors performing work under this advertisement are bound by the requirements of the President’s Executive Order #11246, which prohibits discrimination in employment regarding race, color, creed, sex or national origin, Federal Labor Standards, and other requirements.  The Bidder’s attention is called to the “Equal Opportunity Clause” and the goal and timetables for minority and female participation in each trade.

The Town of Blackstone, VA NOTICE OF INVITATION FOR BIDS

BLACKSTONE, VA – TOWN HALL, FIRE STATION, AND ROOFING

 

Sealed bids are invited for: The Town of Blackstone – This project includes an addition to the front of the existing Town Hall Building. The second portion is converting an existing office into two sleeping rooms. The third portion is the replacement of the slate roof with standing seam metal on the upper portion of roof at the Epes Memorial Library. The final portion will be to add crickets at the existing fresh air intakes & exhaust fan locations of the James S. Harris Medical Building. The bid opening will take place at the Town office, 100 W. Elm Street, Blackstone, Virginia at 2:00 P.M., August 10, 2021. All bidders are invited to attend. Any late bids will be returned unopened. Bid Bond required. A Performance Bond and Labor and Material Payment Bond are required in the amount of 100% of the contract price, if the project exceeds $100,000.

 

A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on July 27, 2021 at 2:00 PM EST at the Town office. Site visits may be arranged at other times by contacting the Town office. Bid documents may be obtained online by contacting Tyler Alderson with Solex Architecture (talderson@solexarchitecture.com) after July 14, 2021. Bidders are responsible for printing documents, or Solex Architecture can provide a printed set for a $200 non-refundable fee, plus shipping.

 

No bid may be withdrawn for a period of 60 days after opening of bids. The Town of Blackstone encourages proposals from small, minority, and female-owned businesses and does not discriminate on any basis.

The Town of Blackstone reserves the right to reject any and all bid proposals