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R--Protestant Religious Education Coordinator

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC | Published September 16, 2015  -  Deadline September 21, 2015
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The Protestant Religious Education Coordinator (PREC) falls under the Installation Chaplain's oversight as defined in the Command Master Religious Plan. The Chaplain's mission is to provide worship and sacrament including religious education and spiritual formation of assigned Soldiers, civilians and Family members. The primary goal of Protestant religious education is providing opportunities for religious education and spiritual formation through all stages of human development. Objectives are accomplished through weekly religious education classes, a summer Vacation Bible School and other programs as approved in the Command Master Religious Plan.

G--Award Notice for Family Life Skills Education Programs

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC | Published July 27, 2015
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Award Notice for Family Life Skills Education Programs

76--FCI FORT DIX EDUCATION BOOKS

Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons | Published August 16, 2016  -  Deadline August 23, 2016
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is RFQP0206RG310005 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-89. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 323117 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees.This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2016-08-23 16:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be JOINT BASE MDL, NJ 08640 The FCI FORT DIX requires the following items, Brand Name Only (Exact Match), to the following: LI 001: 0-13-413143-6 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER CORE CURRICULUM TRAINEE GUIDE, 80, EA; LI 002: 0134296346 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER CORE TRG I/G, 2, EA; LI 003: 013340380-7 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER CARPENTRY LEVEL 1 TRG, 30, EA; LI 004: 013416620-5 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER CARP L1 IC, 1, EA; LI 005: 0133400465X PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER FRAMG 7 LEV 2, 30, EA; LI 006: 013416621-3 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER FRAMG & FINISH 2 IC, 1, EA; LI 007: 013382305-9 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER FORMS LV 3 TG, 30, EA; LI 008: 013416631-0 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER FORMS L3 IC&LESS, 1, EA; LI 009: 013382314-8 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER CARPENTRY ADV LV 4 TG, 30, EA; LI 010: 013428576-X PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER CARP ADDV LV 4 I/COPY & LESSN, 1, EA; LI 011: 013383005-5 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER ELECTRICAL LEVEL 1 TRG, 60, EA; LI 012: 013353004-7 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER ELECTRICAL LEVEL 1 TRG, 1, EA; LI 013: 013383072-1 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER ELECTRICAL LEVEL 2 TRG, 60, EA; LI 014: 013383073-X PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER ELECTRICAL LEVEL 2 TRG, 1, EA; LI 015: 013383082-9 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER ELECTRICAL LEVEL 3 TRG, 30, EA; LI 016: 013383545-6 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCERS/I/GD RLRCTRICAL L3 TRG, 1, EA; LI 017: 013382315-6 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER ELECTRICAL LEVEL 4 TRG, 30, EA; LI 018: 013382333-4 PEARSON EDUCATION NCCER A/I/G ELECTRICAL LEVEL 4 TRG, 1, EA; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, FCI FORT DIX intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. FCI FORT DIX is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. As defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 2.101, the terms ?offer? and ?offeror? refer to a response to a solicitation that, if accepted, would bind the submitter to perform the resultant contract. The terms ?bid? and ?bidder? refer to an offer submitted in response to an Invitation for Bid (IFB). The term ?proposal? refers to an offer submitted in response to a Request for Proposal (RFP). The terms ?quotation,? ?quote,? and ?quoter? refer to a non-binding submission in response to a Request for Quotation (RFQ) which is not an offer. Unless the Buyer indicates otherwise within a particular line item description, each Seller shall include in its online Bid/Proposal/Quotation individual pricing for all required line items in order to be considered for award (i.e., Do not use the ?Included in another line item? function when pricing each line item). If a line item cannot be separately priced, you must notify the buyer through the FedBid ?Submit a Question? feature regarding which line item(s) should be included in which other line item(s) and request reposting. Failure to comply with this term may result in the Bid/Proposal/Quotation being determined to be unacceptable. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. Bid/Offer MUST be good for 60 calendar days after close of Buy, unless otherwise indicated. Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination. This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. No partial shipments are permitted unless specifically authorized at the time of award. Q&A -Please submit all questions by using the 'Submit a Question' button. This buy will then be reposted with Q&A based on the questions that come in (if applicable). The Contracting Officer will indicate elsewhere in this Buy as to whether responses will be evaluated for award based either upon (a) price and pricing factors only (Bids/Quotes) or (b) price and other factors (Proposals/Quotes). All Bids/Proposals/Quotations must conform to the listed specifications or the Statement of Work. If award criteria are based upon (b) price and other factors, the Contracting Officer shall clearly indicate the criteria to be applied elsewhere in this Buy. In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Bidder/Offeror/Quoter must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) so that they are received no later than the closing date and time for this Buy. Submissions can be sent to clientservices@fedbid.com. For Exact Match Only Commodity Buys- NO SUBSTITUTIONS, EXACT MATCH ONLY. The Bidder/Offeror/Quoter may not substitute any item/service listed on this order without prior written approval from the BOP Contracting Officer. No other individual is authorized, either verbally or in writing to change part numbers, manufacturer, quantity, delivery dates, or any other specifications of this Buy. Items/services that do not conform to descriptions and part numbers found in this Buy will be rejected at the time of delivery causing a return at the contractor's expense.

U--Catholic Religious Education Coordinator

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC | Published August 25, 2015  -  Deadline September 10, 2015
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The Mission & Installation Contracting Command, (MICC) at Fort Polk, Louisiana will issue a Request for Quote (RFQ) with intent to award a firm-fixed price 100% small business set-aside, contract for a Catholic Religious Education Coordinator (CREC). The purpose of the CREC is to provide opportunities for religious education and spiritual formation through all stages of human development in and around Fort Polk, LA, for the Garrison Chaplain Office (GCO). Objectives are accomplished through weekly religious educational classes, summer vacation bible school and other programs as approved in the Command Master Religious Plan. The contractor shall provide all management, labor, materials, equipment, storage and transportation necessary to perform all required work in accordance with the prescribed information on the Performance Work Statement (PWS). The applicable NAICS code is 813110, Religious Organizations). Solicitation W9124E-15-T-0005, will be issued on or about 27 August with offer due date on or about 10 September 2015. The solicitation will be posted and available for view and download at the Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI) as no paper copies will be issued. Electronic mail quotes are acceptable and highly encouraged. Faxes are NOT authorized. Interested parties should review their Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGE code), be registered in the System for Award Management (SAMS), Central Contractors Registration (CCR) and Online Certification and Representation Application (ORCA). This notice does not obligate the government to award a contract. FAR Part 12 and 13 procedures will be used for this procurement. POC for this action is Penny F. Volpe, penny.f.volpe.civ@mail.mil; Phone 337-531-8607; MICC Contracting Office, 6661 Warrior Trail, Bldg 350, 3rd Floor, Fort Polk, LA 71459.

Renovate Education Center

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC | Published May 20, 2016
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Renovation of building 128 into the Army Education CenterIJO No. FN-6-2J                     TECHNICAL PROVISIONS GENERAL1. DESCRIPTION OF WORK:1.1 Work to be Done: The work covered by this contract consists of furnishing all plant,labor, materials and performing all operations required in connection with"Renovation of building 128 into the Army Education Center" complete in strictaccordance with specifications and drawings. The work includes, but is notnecessarily restricted to, the following items.1.1.1 The renovation of building 128 consists of the demolition of most of the existinginterior building components, windows, doors and roofing/roof decking of the 17,226s.f. building leaving only the structural skeleton. The building will be reconstructedand additional square footage will be added. Upon completion the new facility will beapproximately 20,932 s.f. and will house the Army Continuing EducationSystem/Army Career and Alumni Program. In addition to the classroom spaces,computer labs, testing labs and offices, there will be office suites for four local collegerepresentatives.1.1.2 The work includes, but is not necessarily restricted to, the following items.1.1.4 SITE / CIVIL1.1.4.1 Replace deteriorated sidewalks and add new as required.1.1.4.2 Remove deteriorated asphalt parking lot at rear of existing building and provide a new paved parking lot.1.1.4.3 Provide and install new lift gate parking lot control mechanism with card readercapabilities for existing rear parking lot.1.1.4.4 Provide and install new "crush & run" gravel to existing parking area across thestreet from facility and rework parking lot entrances. Regrade parking area asnecessary to provide proper rain water fall off.1.1.4.5 Demolish all unused mechanical/fuel systems located at rear of building.1.1.4.6 Provide and install new electric service, telephone service, data and cable television service.1.1.5 STRUCTURAL1.1.5.1 Add new bar joists to existing roof structure to compensate for load imposedby new rooftop HVAC units. Renovation of building 128 into the Army Education Center1.1.5.2 Provide and install footings, c.m.u. walls and steel bar joists for new buildingaddition.1.1.6 GENERAL CONSTRUCTION1.1.6.1 An ACM survey has been conducted by FS Environmental Division. The surveyindicates that ACM is present in building materials throughout the existing building. Asupplemental survey shall be performed to pinpoint hot locations and an ACMremediation plan shall be developed.1.1.6.1.1 All ACM shall be removed, bagged, transported and dumped as prescribed by law. All FS Environmental Division procedures shall be followed and all requirementsshall be met. See 4.4.3.1 below for further requirements.1.1.6.2 Construct new metal stud/gypsum wall board walls throughout existing and new building shells to create classrooms, computer labs, testing labs, offices and otherassociated spaces. Existing and new c.m.u. walls shall be finished with gypsum wallboard, rigid insulation board and metal furring on the interior side.1.1.6.3 Interior finishes throughout facility shall be VCT flooring, carpet tile flooring,ceramic tile flooring/wainscot, rubber cove base, painted walls, gypsum wall boardceilings and acoustical tile ceilings.1.1.6.4 Exterior doors/frames shall be painted galvanized H.M. Interior doors shall be stained S.C. wood with painted H.M. frames. Some doors shall have glass sidelights. Main entrance doors shall be aluminum storefront/glass.1.1.6.5 Windows shall be fixed aluminum tube frames with insulated glass and shall meet the minimum blast mitigation requirements.1.1.6.6 Existing and new exterior c.m.u. wall surfaces shall be painted and sealed.1.1.6.7 Provide and install a new metal fascia on part of the facility. The fascia shall consist of metal stud under framing with aluminum composite panels over.1.1.6.8 Provide and install a new rubber roofing system over rigid insulation board and metal roof deck on entire facility.1.1.7 FIRE PROTECTION1.1.7.1 Provide and install a new Fire Sprinkler System.1.1.8 PLUMBING1.1.8.1 All existing plumbing fixtures, kitchen equipment, boiler and domestic waterlines shall be demolished. Existing sanitary lines shall be abandoned or reusedas possible.1.1.8.2 Install new domestic water distribution lines, sanitary lines, hot water heaters and plumbing fixtures as required by the construction documents.1.1.9 MECHANICAL1.1.9.1 Demolish all existing HVAC systems on roof, mechanical mezzanine, mechanical room, etc. Demolish all HVAC duct work, vents, piping, etc.1.1.9.2 Provide and install (6) new rooftop package units throughout new facility complete with all necessary supply and return duct work, sensors and controls to provide a workable and balanced air tempering and distribution system.1.1.9.3 Provide and install all necessary ventilation systems as required by code forrestrooms, janitor's closet, kitchen areas, etc.1.1.10 ELECTRICAL1.1.10.1 Demolish all existing wiring, controls, power points, lighting, sub-panels, lighting panels and main panels throughout building. All electrical components for newfacility shall be new.1.1.10.2 Provide and install a new MDP, step-down transformers and subpanelsthroughout facility as required per the construction documents.1.1.10.3 Provide and install all new power distribution wiring throughout facility per theconstruction documents and code requirements.1.1.10.4 Provide and install all new lighting and controls throughout facility per theconstruction documents, lighting level standards and code requirements.1.1.10.5 Provide and install all new data (networking) cables and equipment racks throughout the facility per the construction documents, User's requirements and the NEC's standards. Renovation of building 128 into the Army Education Center1.1.10.6 Provide and install all new telephone lines throughout facility per theconstruction documents and the User's requirements.1.1.10.7 Provide and install all new wiring, controls and equipment throughout the facility to meet Life Safety requirements.1.1.10.8 Provide and install all new wiring, controls and equipment throughout the facility necessary to meet the Installation Mass Notification requirements. 1.1.10.9 Provide and install all new wiring, controls and equipment throughout facility for a workable IDS. Contractor to coordinate work efforts/responsibilities with FSPhysical Security Division.1.2 ADDITIVES1.2.1 N/A1.3 Government Furnished - Government Installed (GF-GI) Furniture andEquipment:1.3.1 N/A1.4 Government Furnished - Contractor Installed (GF-CI) Furniture andEquipment:1.4.1 N/A1.5 Contractor Furnished - Contractor Installed (CF-CI) Furniture andEquipment:1.5.1 N/A1.6 WORK BY OTHERS: The Contractor shall afford the Government and separatecontractors' reasonable opportunity for the introduction and storage of their materialsand equipment and the execution of their work, and shall connect and coordinate hiswork with theirs as required by the Contract Documents.1.7 DRAWINGS AND SITE VISITS1.7.1 The drawings indicate the extent of the general location and arrangement of existing conditions. It is strongly recommended that the Contractor visit the site to determine the complexity of the work and the amount of material required to perform this project. Field measurements may be necessary to determine the size and quantity of materials. Conditions which are obvious/visible or which should be reasonablyanticipated by the Contractor on inspection will not be considered under the DifferingSite Conditions provision of the contract.2. CONSTRUCTION CONSTRAINTS2.1. Time of Performance2.1.1 Access to Buildings - All work requiring access to building interiors excluding attics, crawl spaces, etc. and all other work shall be performed between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. excluding official holidays, unless otherwise indicated or approved by theContracting Officer. Requests to work during other than these normal hours shall bemade in writing at least 36 hours in advance. For example, a request to work on aSaturday should be made no later than noon on Thursday.2.1.2 Work Requiring Outages - Work requiring outages of utilities or building systemswill be accomplished in accordance with prior approved schedules.2.2. Outages - The contractor's work requiring outages of utility or building systems will require 15 day advance notice and will be subject to the approval of theContracting Officer. Notice shall include type of outage, date, and time outage willcommence and estimated duration of outage. 2.3. Continuity - All tools, labor, and materials required to complete any item of workwithin a given work area or requiring an outage of any building utility or system, shallbe available at the site prior to commencement thereof. Once work has commencedon an item of work said work shall be continuously and diligently performed tocompletion and acceptance.2.4. Road and/or Railroad Closures - Road and/or railroad closures will require a 15-day advance written notice and be subject to the Contracting Officer's approval. Noticeshall state reason for closure, date and time closure will commence and estimatedduration of closure. A sketch shall be provided showing location of closure area andplacement of barricades and signs. Closures shall be limited to a maximum of 5calendar days.2.5. Fire Zone - The contractor is required to provide 72-hour notice to theContracting Officer prior to the final programming of the fire zone information atthe main fire station.3. CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES:3.1 Contractor shall submit a Safety Plan and Construction Schedule to the ContractingOfficer's Representative (COR) 10 days in advance of any construction activities toarrange specific schedule for performing work as required by this Contract.4. FACTORS AFFECTING PERFORMANCE UNDER THIS CONTRACT:4.1 The Contractor shall coordinate use of the site for access, staging, and parkingwith the Contracting Officer.4.2 Contractor shall be responsible for limiting access of his employees andsubcontractors to the area of work defined in the Contract. Contractor shall nothave access to restrooms and amenities such as vending machines unlessgranted permission by the Contracting Officer.4.3 Contractor shall maintain haul routes to and from the job sites and the borrow pits, to include the borrow pit. In addition it is the contractor's responsibility to meet allLocal, State and Federal regulations for the operation of a borrow pit. Contractorshall control runoff and erosion on all excavation and backfilling operations.4.4 FSGA/HAAF has a mandatory recycling program. Unless otherwise specified, theGovernment retains all salvage rights. Contractors shall recycle construction &demolition debris as required by the Installation's recycling clause, 52.000-4061:RECYCLING, SALVAGE, AND DISPOSAL OF MATERIALS FORT STEWART ANDHUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD. Source Reduction is required to reduce the initial inputto the solid waste stream. Ensure minimum packing and packaging materials areused for items shipped to the Installation. Also, all military construction, renovationand demolition projects shall include performance requirements for a 60% minimumdiversion of C&D waste by weight. Contractor must provide all weight tickets todemonstrate meeting the performance standard. Specifications must includesubmission of a contractor's C&D Waste Management Plan. Concrete and asphaltmaterial shall be hauled and disposed of off of government property. Recyclematerials will be broken down when delivered to the Recycling Center (to include metalequipment). Scrap metal will be cut down to no larger than 4 square feet in size.4..4.1 REQUIRED SUBMITTAL ITEM: The Contractor shall (a) submit a C&D WasteManagement Plan (b) submit copies of all disposal weight/landfill scale tickets to theCOR as described in the Referenced Recycling Clause for any off-post disposal orapproved Contractor-retained salvage items within 10 days of removal; and (c) turnin all recyclables generated during the entire term of the Contract (unless otherwiseapproved for off-site disposal/salvage). Contractor, through COR, will coordinate withthe DPW Environmental Division (912-767-2010 or 767-8880) to arrange for turn-inof recyclable/salvageable materials.4.4.2 Chillers, pumps, HVAC units, and similar equipment must be logged on an applicable inventory/certification document prior to turn-in to recycling yard (on DD Form 1348). The form will be used to track the removal of units from facilities, refrigerant removal certification (if applicable), and a chain of custody from removal technician thru supply manager to recycling technician. The serial number and facility number will be listed on each form and one form may contain more than one like item. Recycling Yard personnel will verify document to items turned in, sign the document, and retain a file copy. Contractor shall submit this form to the KO. Additionally,damaged HVAC system may be accepted as scrap metal at the FSGA RecyclingScrap Metal Yard, Building 1143, or the HAAF Recycling Yard, Building 728, providedany and all freon has been certified as being removed from the system.4.4.3 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Requirements4.4.3.1 Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM)4.4.3.2 If ACM will either be disturbed or removed, the contractor must perform asbestos abatement, containment, disposal and a 10-day notification to the GeorgiaEnvironmental Protection Division (GA EPD), as required by the Georgia AsbestosSafety Act, Official Code of Georgia Annotated Section 12-12-1. The disposal of ACMmust be in accordance with both the GA EPD and Occupational Safety and HealthAdministration regulations.4.4.3.3 REQUIRED SUBMITTAL ITEM: The Installation TSCA POC (Craig Christopher at912-767-1234 / Craig.W.Christopher.civ@mail.mil) must be provided a copy of the 10-day notification at the time the contractor informs GA EPD of their intent to properlyabate the ACM. A copy of the Georgia asbestos shipment record must also be providedto the TSCA POC.4.4.3.3.1 Lead-Based Paint (LBP)4.4.3.3.2 If survey results, as reviewed by the Installation TSCA POC (Craig Christopher at 912-767-1234 / Craig.W.Christopher.civ@mail.mil), indicate LBP removal is necessary, the contractor will be required to collect, contain, and dispose of the LBP off-Post in accordance with local, state, and Federal regulations. The contractor will be required to provide the dispos al manifest to the TSCA POC.4.4.4 REQUIRED SUBMITTAL ITEM: LBP survey must be provided to the TSCA POC, asapplicable. The LBP disposal manifest must be provided to the TSCA POC if LBPremoval was determined necessary by the TSCA POC4.4.4.1 Installing Storage Tanks on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield4.4.4.2 Underground Storage Tank Moratorium.4.4.4.3 The installation of any underground storage tank and associated piping for the purpose of containing regulated and/or hazardous substances is strictly prohibited in the case where at least 10% of the total volume (tank + piping) is below the surface of the ground. Similarly, tanks in vaults for the purpose of installing tanks below grade are not acceptable.4.4.4.4 Design Requirements for Aboveground Storage Tanks4.4.4.5 Provide appropriate secondary containment (40 CFR 112.8(c)(2)). All aboveground storage tanks used for the purpose of storing regulated and/or hazardous substances must be double-walled. In order for a tank to be considered double-walled, the interstitial space between the inner and outer wall must be able to be inspected visually or the interstitial space must be equipped with a sensor capable of alarming in case of liquid in the interstice (access to the interstice must also allow for the periodic removal of liquids).4.4.4.6 Provide tertiary containment (in accordance with 40 CFR 112.8(c)(3)). Allaboveground storage tanks must be placed on an impervious diked concretehousekeeping pad designed to catch spills caused from transferring substanceto/from the tank. This housekeeping pad must come with a valve that allows for thedischarge of rainwater from the diked pad after a visual inspection has been done todetermine that the water is clean.4.4.4.7 Provide Instrumentation (Provide good engineering practices to avoid unwanted discharges, 40 CFR 112.8(c)(8)))1. All aboveground storage tanks must come with a high liquid level alarm that emitsboth an audible and visual signal to alert operators that the tank must be emptiedbefore further use.2. The tank must also be equipped with a level gauge that allows for determiningthe level of liquid in the tank.3. In the case of any tank equipped with a pump for the purpose of dispensingof a stored substance, the pump must have an automatic cutoff to preventoverfilling of a container.4.4.4.8 Provide Labeling. All above ground storage tanks should be labeled IAWall applicable local, state, federal laws, or industry standard. At a minimum, the tankshould display an appropriate hazard warning, material ID, and storage capacity.4.4.4.9 Removing Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield4.4.4.10 Tank Removal.Note to ENGINEER - The Georgia Underground Storage Tank ManagementProgram (GA USTMP) requires the removal of tanks after they have fulfilled theiruseful purpose and have been out of service for a period of twelve (12) months.Be aware that some tanks do NOT meet current tank standards but have anexemption from those standards based on their current use (e.g, heating oiltanks). If the use changes, those exemptions may no longer apply and the tankmust be removed and if still needed will require replacement with an aboveground tank.4.4.5 Removal must follow the standards for removal and closure of registered tanks as outlined in the Georgia Underground Storage Tank Management Program (GAUSTMP) guidance document (ref GA Rules 391-3-15-.11). As a minimum oil samplesmust be taken and analyzed from the excavated pit's walls and floor. A groundwatersample must be taken if a soil sample is not possible from beneath the UST. Soil andgroundwater samples must be tested for benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylenes (BTEX), total petroleum hydrocarbons-diesel range organics (TPH-DRO), and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). The USTs and associated piping must be removed and triple rinsed with water. Rinse water must be containerized (in drums or a tank) and analytical testing conducted by a certified Georgia laboratory, so the product can be correctly coded/classified on a Non-hazardous Manifest signed by an authorized representative from the Installation DPW Environmental Division. Disposal of materials (soil/rinseate) must be coordinated with the Installation DPW Environmental Division.

76--SHARP Training and Education Tools

Department of the Army, FedBid | Published August 9, 2016  -  Deadline August 16, 2016
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is W911RX-16-Q-0245 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-89. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 323117 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees.This requirement is an [ Women-Owned Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2016-08-16 14:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be FORT BLISS, TX 79916 The MICC Fort Riley requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: LI 001: SHARP Training and Education Tools, 1, JOB; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, MICC Fort Riley intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Fort Riley is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. All of Fort Riley's buy terms apply to this solicitation. The following Combined Synopsis/Solicitation is a Request for Quote (RFQ)competed IAW FAR PART 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures; FAR PART 12, Commercial Items. Quotes failing to met all the terms and conditions of this solicitation; to include buy terms, line item descriptions, and attachments, may not be evaluated for award. One (1) firm-fixed price (FFP) contract will be awarded as a result of this solicitation. Any reference to the term ?BID? in this solicitation is used synonymously with the word ?QUOTE?. Please see FAR 13.004-Legal effect of quotations. Far Clause 52.219-6 and 52.219-6 Alternate 1 Notice of total Small Business Set Aside Alternate 1 is applicable when the SBA waived the non-manufacturer rule. See current Class Waivers at http://www.sba.gov/content/class-waivers. Interested Offerors should submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Government to respond. Questions shall be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' button. Questions not received prior to the close of this solicitation may not be considered. IAW 52.212-1(k): Unless exempted by an addendum to this solicitation, by submission of an offer, the Offeror acknowledges the requirement that a prospective awardee shall be registered in the SAM database prior to award, during performance and through final payment of any contract resulting from this solicitation. If the Offeror does not become registered in the SAM database before the close of the solicitation, the Contracting Officer will proceed to award to the next otherwise successful registered Offeror. Offerors may obtain information on registration and annual confirmation requirements via the SAM database accessed through https://www.acquisition.gov. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. The applicable NAICS code for this procurement is 323113 with the related size standard of 500 employees. The Offeror shall be actively registered with that NAICS or a similar NAICS with the appropriate size standard prior to Award to be considered for any resulting contract. Failure to be properly registered under the appropriate size standard during evaluation and/or at the time of award deems the offer ineligible for award. A similar NAICS Code with the appropriate size standard other than the NAICS Code identified in this buy term may be used as a factor to determine technical capability. (Size standards do not apply to unrestricted set-aside solicitation/RFQ). Quote shall be good for 30 calendar days from the date of the quote submission. In accordance with DFARS 252.232-7003, ?Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports?, the contractor shall submit their payment request electronically using the Wide Area Workflow (WAWF). The WAWF website is located at https://wawf.eb.mil. There is no charge to use WAWF. Contractors shall register to use WAWF at this website and ensure an electronic business point of contact (POC) is designated in the System for Award Management (SAM) at https://www.sam.gov. Contractor training is available at the website Home Page, under ?about WAWF?. Contractors may contact the WAWF Customer Support for assistance toll free at 866-618-5988; commercial: 801-605-7095; Fax commercial: 801-605-7453 or CSCASSIG@CSD.DISA.MIL. The Government will award a firm fixed price contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible Offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: Price, Technical Capability, Delivery and Past Performance of the item offered to meet the Government requirement. All evaluation factors other than Price, when combined, are as important as price. Far Clause 52.247-34 Free on Board (FOB) destination applies. Shipping shall be FOB destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the Offeror shall deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the Government, and the Offeror is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination Delivery shall be made within the specified number of days after receipt of order (ARO). The Offeror shall provide within its offer the number of days required to make delivery after it receives a contract from the Government. The Contractor shall NOT make partial line item shipments against any resulting contract issued as a result of this solicitation unless otherwise specified within the quote submitted. FedBid is NOT a forum for filing protests against the Government. Attempts to file protests through FedBid will not be considered legitimate as they do not conform to the requirements in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). It is preferable that protests be resolved as quickly as possible at the lowest level possible before considering the more formal process described below. To be timely, protests shall be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.10. 1) All agency-level protests should be sent to the Contracting Officer for resolution. 2) The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC, as an Alternate Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) or other external forum. The address for filing a protest directly with AMC is: Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel Command Office of Command Counsel-Deputy Command Counsel 4400 Martin Road RM: A6SE040.001 Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000 Fax: (256) 450-8840 or e-mail: usarmy.redstone.usamc.mbx.protests@mail.mil No protest under FAR Subpart 33.1 is authorized in connection with the issuance or proposed issuance of an order under a task-order contract or delivery-order contract, except for: (1) A protest on the grounds that the order increases the scope, period, or maximum value of the contract; or (2) A protest of an order valued in excess of $10M. Protests of orders in excess of $10M may only be filed with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in accordance with the procedures at 33.104. The authority to protest the placement of an order under (a)(10)(i)(B) of this section expires on September 30, 2016, for agencies other than DoD, NASA, and the Coast Guard (41 U.S.C. 4103(d) and 41 U.S.C. 4106(f)). The authority to protest the placement of an order under (a) (10)(i)(B) of this section does not expire for DoD, NASA, and the Coast Guard. AFARS 5116.5(b) (c) Each HCA shall designate a task and delivery order ombudsman for the contracting activity. The ombudsman shall be a senior official, who is independent of the Contracting Officer and may be the Special Competition Advocate. The ombudsman shall be responsible for reviewing complaints from the contractors under multiple award task or delivery order contracts and ensuring that all the contractors are afforded a fair opportunity to be considered, consistent with the procedures in the contract. Summarize: the ombudsman will only determine if the government gave fair opportunity to a vendor who files a complaint. [AFARS Revision #25, Item XIII, dated April 1, 2010] IAW 52.212-1(g Contract award (not applicable to Invitation for Bids) The Government intends to evaluate offers and award a contract without discussions with offerors. Therefore, the offeror?s initial offer should contain the offeror?s best terms from a price and technical standpoint. However, the Government reserves the right to conduct discussions if later determined by the Contracting Officer to be necessary. The Government may reject any or all offers if such action is in the public interest; accept other than the lowest offer; and waive informalities and minor irregularities in offers received. Please contact the following for any concerns regarding the solicitation and/or award of this requirement: Ronald Kabat Contracting Officer MICC - Fort Riley Com: (785) 239-9630 ronald.l.kabat.civ@mail.mil Under FAR Part 12 Streamlined Procedures for Commercial Acquisitions, a debrief is not required. The Government will not offer a debrief for this requirement. Any offer, modification, revision, or withdrawal of an offer received at the Government office designated in the solicitation after the exact time specified for receipt of offers is ?late? and may not be considered IAW with 52.212-1(f). At any time during and/or closing of the solicitation, all clarifications, discussions, or changes (as applicable) will be conducted ONLY by the Contracting Officer, MICC Fort Riley, Kansas. Any correspondence (electronic or verbal) presented to the vendor marketplace during the solicitation period by the FEDBID Staff, to include Quality Assurance, will be rejected by the Contracting Officer. No FEBBID correspondence will be accepted by MICC Fort Riley without prior coordination and approval from the Contracting Officer. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARS) are incorporated in this contract by reference, to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this address: http://farsite.hill.af.mil and/or http://www.acqnet.gov/far Provisions: 52.204-7, 52.207-2, 52.211-6,52.212-1, 52.212-3,52.222-22, 52.209-2, 52.223-18, 252.203-7005, 252.206-7000 Clauses: 52.204-10,52.204-13, 52.204-13, 52.209-10, 52.212-4, 52.212-5, 52.219-28, 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.222-21,52.222-26, 52.222-50, 52.222-51, 52.223-18, 52.225-13, 52.252-2, 52.232-23, 52.232-39,52.233-3, 252.201-7000, 252.203-7000, 252.203-7002, 252.204-7003, 252.204-7004 Alt A,252.223-7008, 252.225-7001, 252.225-7002, 252.232-7003, 252.232-7006, 252.243-7001, 252.244-7000, 252.225-7036 (Alternate I: ($25,000 to $49,999),52.222-36 Solicitations and Contracts valued at $30,000 or above: 52.209-6 Solicitations and Contracts valued at $100,000 or above: 52.222-35 and 52.222-37, When applicable: FAR Clause 52.223: 15-Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products (Dec 2007) (42 U.S.C. 8259b). DFARS Clause 252.204-7000: Disclosure of Information (August 2013) The Buyer is allowing Sellers to submit bids that either meet or exceed the requested specification. Sellers MUST enter exactly what they are bidding (including make, model, and description) into the blank description field in order for the bid to be considered. Offeror may submit quotes for alternate items, provided those items meet all of the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics specified by this solicitation. Alternate items will be evaluated against all listed required specifications provided by the Government. Offeror shall enter exactly what they are offering (including make, model and description) into the blank description field in order for the quote to be considered. The Government will evaluate items on the basis of information furnished by the Offeror or identified in the quote and reasonably available to the Government. The Government is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the quote. Offeror shall present a line by line comparison of alternative products using manufacturer name, model/part number, and salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics specified by this solicitation. Offerors shall, at a minimum, respond with a feature to feature comparison in order for a product to be technically evaluated for technical sufficiency. Responses such as "bidding exact match" or ?as specified" may be deemed technically unacceptable

76--SHARP Training and Education Tools

Department of the Army, FedBid | Published August 23, 2016
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No Description Provided

Educational Support Services

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC | Published May 3, 2016  -  Deadline May 20, 2016
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Description: The Mission and Installation Contracting Command - Fort Knox intends to issue aRequest For Proposal (RFP) for educational support services for the Human Resources Command (HRC), Fort Knox, KY, for the period 4 July 2016, or date of contract award, whichever is later, through 3 July 2017, with two one-year option periods. This solicitation will be 100% set-aside for a woman owned small business (WOSB). NAICS 611710 (Size Standard: $15.0 Million) applies to this procurement. All responsible sources may submit a proposal. The offeror shall provide all personnel, supervision, management, materials and non-personal services necessary to support the Army Continuing Education Division (ACED) in the Office of the Adjutant General Directorate (TAGD) and its subordinate agencies, Fort Knox, KY, in accordance with the Performance Work Statement (PWS). This will be a firm fixed price contract. The RFP and all amendments will be posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website, FedBizOpps, https://www.fbo.gov/ on or about 6 May 2016 with proposals due on or about 20 May 2016. These dates are subject to change.  Contractors must download the solicitation from the website. Contractors are cautioned to check the website periodically for amendments. Solicitation mailing lists will not be compiled and amendments will not be sent out in paper copy. All contractors shall be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) to be eligible for award of a contract. All questions must be submitted in writing via email to the Contracting Officer to doris.i.nicholson.civ@mail.mil.Description:

69--Intent to Award Sole Source - Miller Analogies Test (MAT)

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC | Published June 1, 2015  -  Deadline June 1, 2015
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MICC Fort Knox intends to award on a sole source basis a contract to Pearson Education Holdings, Inc for access to the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) for the US Army Cadet Command (USACC), Fort Knox, KY. Comments must be received, in writing, no later than 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time, 1 June 2015. Comments may be sent via email to nathalie.w.riley.civ@mail.mil.

PT Services at Fort Bragg

Other Defense Agencies, Department of Defense Education Activity | Published February 20, 2015  -  Deadline February 26, 2015
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The Department of Defense Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) intends to award on a competitive basis, using FAR parts 12 & 13, a contract for Physical Therapy (PT) services in support of the Special Education Program located at Fort Bragg Dependents Schools, Fort Bragg, NC. Period of performance beginning date of award through 31 December 2015 with one option year. The solicitation number is HEVAS6-15-T-0014 and is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). This action incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular, Class Deviation and DCN as of date of this solicitation. The Department of Defense Domestic Elementary and Secondary Schools is a federal government agency, an education activity, tax exempt, and qualified for academic/educational pricing. FSC Code: Q999, Other Medical Services. NAICS Code: 621340, Office of Phycal Therapy. Size Standard: $7.5 M. The submission due date and time is 26 February 2015, 10:00 AM (Eastern). Offerors are responsible for downloading the solicitation, any supporting documents, and any applicable amendments posted on Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOps) website at http://www.eps.gov. Amendments may be posted to FedBizOps up to and until the response due date. Responses shall include proof of certification and the resume of the PT you are offering and must be available to start 1 March 2015.

76--Educational Books

Department of the Army, FedBid | Published June 14, 2016  -  Deadline June 21, 2016
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is W9124M-16-Q-VL02 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-88. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 323117 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees.This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2016-06-21 12:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Fort Stewart, GA 31314 The MICC Fort Stewart requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001: What to Expect the Second Year: From 12-24 Months (Workman Publishing) by Heidi Murkoff-Paperback, 30, EA; LI 002: Babyproofing Your Marriage: How to Laugh More and Argue Less As Your Family Grows by Stacie Cockrell-Paperback, 100, EA; LI 003: Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, 4th Edition: A Step-by-Step Program for a Good night's Sleep by Marc Weissbluth M.D-Paperback, 100, EA; LI 004: Expecting 411: The Insider's Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth by Michele Hakakha-Paperback, 120, EA; LI 005: The Toddler's Busy Book: 365 Creative Games and Activities to Keep Your 1 1/2-3-Year-Old Busy by Trish Kuffner-Paperback, 80, EA; LI 006: Toddler 411: Clear Answers & Smart Advice for Your Toddler by Ari Brown-Paperback, 75, EA; LI 007: Games to Play with Babies-3rd Edition by Jackie Silberg-Paperback, 80, EA; LI 008: Baby 411: Clear Answers and Smart Advice for Your Baby's First Year by Ari Brown-Paperback, 120, EA; LI 009: Heading Home With Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality by Laura A. Jana-Paperback, 120, EA; LI 010: The Happiest Baby on the Block; Fully Revised and Updated Second Edition: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer by Harvey Karp-Paperback, 120, EA; LI 011: 101 Conversation Starter for Couples by Gary Chapman-Paperback, 50, EA; LI 012: Talking and Listening Together: Couples Communication One by Phyllis Miller, Elam W. Nunnally, Daniel B. Wackman-Paperwork, 25, EA; LI 013: The Self-Esteem Workbook by Glenn R. Schiraldi PHD-Paperback, 50, EA; LI 014: The Truth About Love: The Highs, the Lows, and How You Can Make It Last Forever by D. Patricia Love-Paperback, 50, EA; LI 015: Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Put You in Control by Scott E. Spradlin-Paperback, 50, EA; LI 016: Living and Loving after Betrayal: How to Heal from Emotional Abuse, Deceit, Infidelity, and Chronic Resentment by Steven Slosny-Paperback, 50, EA; LI 017: But He'll Change: End the Thinking That Keeps You In an Abusive Relationship by Joanna V. Hunter-Paperback, 50, EA; LI 018: Surviving Domestic Violence: Voices of Women Who Broke Free by Elaine Welss-Paperback, 50, EA; LI 019: The Personal and Intimate Relationship Workbook-Self-Assessments, Exercises $ Educational Handouts by John J. Liptak-Paperback, 50, EA; LI 020: The Emotionally Abusive Relationship: How to Stop Being Abused and How to Stop Abusing by Beverly Engel, 25, EA; LI 021: The Verbally Abusive Man-Can He Change?: A Woman's Guide to Deciding Whether to Stay or Go by Patricia Evans-Paperback, 25, EA; LI 022: The Courage to Be Yourself: A Woman's Guide to Emotional Strength and Self-Esteem by Sue Patton Theole-Paperback, 25, EA; LI 023: Coercive Control: How Men Entrap Woman in Personal Life (Interpersonal Violence) by Evan Stark-Paperback, 25, EA; LI 024: Breaking the Cycle of Abuse: How to Move Beyond Your Past to Create an Abuse-Free Future by Beverly Engel-Paperback, 50, EA; LI 025: Love Without Hurt: Turn Your Resentful, Angry, or Emotionally Abusive Relationship Into a Compassionate, Loving One by Steven Slosny-Paperback, 50, EA; LI 026: Finding Your Way Through Domestic Violence: A Guide to Physical, Emotional, And Spiritual Healing by Connie Fourre-Paperback, 50, EA; LI 027: Stop Hurting the Woman You Love: Breaking the Cycle of Abusive Behavior by Charlie Donaldson M.A-Paperback, 10, EA; LI 028: Trauma Recovery and Empowerment by Maxine Harris-Paperback, 6, EA; LI 029: Violent No More: Helping Men End Domestic Abuse by Michael Paymar-Paperback, 10, EA; LI 030: Healing the Trauma of Abuse: The Woman's Workbook by Mary Ellen Copeland MS MA-Paperback, 60, EA; LI 031: It's My Life now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence, 2nd Edition by Meg Kennedy Dugan-Paperback, 60, EA; LI 032: Core Communication: Skills and Processes by Sherod Miller-Paperback, 10, EA; LI 033: Domestic Violence and Survival Workbook (THE)-Self-Assessments, Exercise & Educational Handouts by John J. Liptak-Paperback, 50, EA; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, MICC Fort Stewart intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Fort Stewart is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions. FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The selected Offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following FAR clauses in paragraph (b) of FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, will apply: 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of a FAR clause may be accessed electronically at http://www.acqnet.gov/far. DFAR 252.211-7003, Item Identification and Valuation Reference: http://farsite.af.mil This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. New equipment ONLY, NO remanufactured or used products. No "GREY" market items. Bid MUST be good for 90 calendar days after submission FOB Destination CONUS (CONtinental U.S.) Shipping charges shall be included in the purchase cost of the products. Sellers shall deliver the products on the own conveyance to the location listed on the purchase order. No partial shipments unless otherwise specified at time of order. In accordance with DFARS 252.232-7003, ?Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports?, the contractor shall submit their payment request electronically using the Wide Area Workflow (WAWF). The WAWF website is located at https://wawf.eb.mil. There is no charge to use WAWF. Contractors must register to use WAWF at this website and ensure an electronic business point of contact (POC) is designated in the Central Contractor Registration site at http://www.ccr.gov within ten (10) calendar days after award of this contract. Contractor training is available at the website Home Page, under ?about WAWF?. Contractors may contact the WAWF Customer Support for assistance toll free at 866-618-5988; commercial: 801-605-7095; Fax commercial: 801-605-7453 or CSCASSIG@CSD.DISA.MIL To request a questions and answers summary please email clientservices@fedbid.com or submit a request through the "submit a question" feature. Lowest Price Technically Acceptable

75--FAP Educational Campaign

Department of the Army, FedBid | Published July 30, 2015  -  Deadline August 4, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is W9124M-15-Q-TF49 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-83. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 323111 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees.This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2015-08-04 14:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Fort Stewart, GA 31314 The MICC Fort Stewart requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: LI 001: Heart Soft Key - Opaque purple imprinted : Love Shouldn?t Hurt Victim Advocacy Program FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315-5343, 1000, EA; LI 002: Diva Mirror - Translucent purple imprinted :Victim Advocacy, FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315-5343, 1000, EA; LI 003: Metal Whistle Key Tag Blue/silver imprinted :FAP: 912-767-2882, HAAF: 912-315-6816, 600, EA; LI 004: Metal Whistle Key Tag purple/silver imprinted :IVA FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315-5343, 1000, EA; LI 005: 5" Foam Football solid Yellow imprinted : New Parent Support Program, FS: 767-2882, HAAF: 315-6816, 500, EA; LI 006: 5" Foam Football solid purple imprinted : 24/7 Victim Advocacy, FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315- 5343, 500, EA; LI 007: Key ring Zippered pouch purple/black imprinted : 24/7 Victim Advocacy, FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315- 5343, 500, EA; LI 008: Key ring Zippered pouch blue/black imprinted: Family Advocacy Program, FS: 767-2882, HAAF: 315-6816, 500, EA; LI 009: Curvy Pen-Trans Bright's TB Purple/Silver imprinted :24/7 Victim Advocacy, FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315- 5343, 2500, EA; LI 010: Curvy Pen-Trans Brights TB Blue/Silver imprinted : 24/7 Victim Advocacy, FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315- 5343, 1500, EA; LI 011: Curvy Pen-Trans Brights TB yellow/Silver imprinted: New Parent Support Program, FS: 767-2882, HAAF: 315-6816, 1500, EA; LI 012: Power Clip-Translucent Purple/black imprinted: 24/7 Victim Advocacy, FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315- 5343, 2000, EA; LI 013: Power Clip-Translucent light Blue/blue imprinted: Family Advocacy Program, FS: 767-2882, 315- 6816, 2000, EA; LI 014: Printed Silicone Wristband Purple imprinted: Love Shouldn?t Hurt (with silhouette of ribbon), 1000, EA; LI 015: Ballons 9" deep purple imprinted : 24/7 Victim Advocacy, FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315- 5343, 1000, EA; LI 016: Convertible Car Stress Reliever Color (White/Black) imprinted: 24/7 Victim Advocacy, FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315- 5343, 800, EA; LI 017: Convertible car stress reliever yellow/black New Parent Support Program, FS: 767-2882, HAAF: 315-6816, 500, EA; LI 018: Oxo-Biodegradable grab bag White Order will be split 3000ea with blue ribbon 4500ea with purple ribbon (see attached pictures), 7500, EA; LI 019: Thermo-o-Snack Insulated bag royal blue Family Advocacy Program, Report Child Abuse Today: 912-767-0025, 600, EA; LI 020: Value Grocery Tote 15x13 purple Love Shouldn?t Hurt, 24/7 Victim Advocacy, FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315-5343., 800, EA; LI 021: Value Grocery tote 15x13 Natural Family Advocacy Program, FS: 767-2882, HAAF: 315-6816, 600, EA; LI 022: Stress Reliever-Basketball Purple/black Love Helps not Hurts 24/7 Victim Advocacy, FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315-5343, 500, EA; LI 023: Stress Reliever-Basketball blue/black Family Advocacy Program, FS: 767-2882, HAAF: 315-6816, 500, EA; LI 024: Companion Care First Aid Kit opaque blue Family Advocacy Program, FS: 767-2882, HAAF: 315-6816, 500, EA; LI 025: Tool Around Key light blue/white Family Advocacy Program, FS: 767-2882, HAAF: 315-6816, 700, EA; LI 026: Carabiner Key Tag Blue/Sliver Family Advocacy Program, FS: 767-2882, HAAF: 315-6816, 500, EA; LI 027: Carabiner Key Tag Purple/silver 24/7 Victim Advocacy, FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315- 5343, 1000, EA; LI 028: Business Card Notebook w/stylus pen purple My Struggle, My Survival, FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315-6816, 600, EA; LI 029: Printed Silicone Wristband Royal blue FAP FS: 767-2882, HAAF: 315-6816, 1000, EA; LI 030: Sorbet Pocket Notebook w/pin blue Family Advocacy Program, FS: 767-2882, HAAF: 315-6816, 500, EA; LI 031: Manicure Set with Scissors Purple/silver 24/7 Victim Advocacy, FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315- 5343, 600, EA; LI 032: Value Grocery Tote 15x13 Yellow New Parent Support, FS: 767-2882, HAAF: 315- 6816, 800, EA; LI 033: Square non-woven lunch bag purple 24/7 Victim Advocacy, FS: 767-3032, HAAF: 315- 5343., 500, EA; LI 034: Value Polypropylene tote yellow New Parent Support, FS: 767-2882, HAAF: 315- 6816, 1000, EA; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, MICC Fort Stewart intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Fort Stewart is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions. FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The selected Offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following FAR clauses in paragraph (b) of FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, will apply: 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of a FAR clause may be accessed electronically at http://www.acqnet.gov/far. DFAR 252.211-7003, Item Identification and Valuation Reference: http://farsite.af.mil This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. New equipment ONLY, NO remanufactured or used products. No "GREY" market items. Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after submission FOB Destination CONUS (CONtinental U.S.) Shipping charges shall be included in the purchase cost of the products. Sellers shall deliver the products on the own conveyance to the location listed on the purchase order. No partial shipments unless otherwise specified at time of order. In accordance with DFARS 252.232-7003, ?Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports?, the contractor shall submit their payment request electronically using the Wide Area Workflow (WAWF). The WAWF website is located at https://wawf.eb.mil. There is no charge to use WAWF. Contractors must register to use WAWF at this website and ensure an electronic business point of contact (POC) is designated in the Central Contractor Registration site at http://www.ccr.gov within ten (10) calendar days after award of this contract. Contractor training is available at the website Home Page, under ?about WAWF?. Contractors may contact the WAWF Customer Support for assistance toll free at 866-618-5988; commercial: 801-605-7095; Fax commercial: 801-605-7453 or CSCASSIG@CSD.DISA.MIL To request a questions and answers summary please email clientservices@fedbid.com or submit a request through the "submit a question" feature.

75--FAP Educational Campaign

Department of the Army, FedBid | Published August 11, 2015
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C--A-E Services are required to prepare a Design Build RFP document for Building 200 Mechanical Piping, Condenser Make-up Water & Humidity Control and monitoring installation.

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published April 17, 2015  -  Deadline May 17, 2015
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C - PREPARE TWO DESIGN-BUILD RFPs FOR DISA BUILDING 200, KELLY FIELD, JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, TX B200 Mechanical Piping, Condenser Make-up & Humidity Control and Monitoring Installation B200 Fire Suppression and Gaseous Fire Systems Upgrades General Information Document Type: Presolicitation Notice Solicitation Number: W9126G-15-R-0065 Posted Date: April 17, 2015 Original Response Date: May 17, 2015 Classification Code: C - Architect and engineering services Contracting Office Address US Army Corps of Engineers, Ft. Worth District, P.O. Box 17300, ATTN: CESWF-CT, Room 2A19, 819 Taylor Street, Ft. Worth, TX 76102-0300 Description 1. CONTRACT INFORMATION: This announcement is open to small businesses only. This contract is being procured in accordance with Public Law (PL) 92-582 formally known as the Brooks Act as implemented in FAR Subpart 36.6. Firms will be selected for negotiation based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. `The North American Industrial Classification System code is 541330, which has a size standard of $15,000,000 in average annual receipts. A firm-fixed-price contract will be negotiated. The contract is anticipated to be approximately awarded in June 2015. To be eligible for contract award, a firm must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database. Register via the SAM Internet site at https://www.sam.gov/. No state level certifications will be accepted. 2. PROJECT INFORMATION: A-E Services are required to prepare a Design Build RFP document for Building 200 Mechanical Piping, Condenser Make-up Water & Humidity Control and Monitoring Installation. Construction Range is between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000. The Design Build document for Building 200 DISA repairs include specifications resulting in a complete and usable facility. The A-E shall provide a fully functional dual path header loop chilled water system for the DECC San Antonio computer rooms and a dedicated alternate source of condenser makeup water. The RFP shall include full demolition and installation. All work shall conform to the UFC, Air Force/Army design criteria, and the Fort Worth District AEIM. The A-E shall furnish all labor, supervision, supplies, equipment, materials, and expenses to perform the required services. The RFP document must be approximately completed by September 2015. A-E Services are required to prepare a Design Build RFP document for Building 200 Fire Suppression and Gaseous Fire System Upgrades. Construction Range is between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000. The Design Build RFP document for the Building 200 DISA repair includes specifications resulting in a complete and usable facility. The A-E shall evaluate and survey computer rooms CR1, CR2A and CR2B and any additional spaces required for nitrogen and clean agent storage. The A-E shall provide a recommendation for a clean agent fire suppression system for critical computer and communication equipment areas. All work shall conform to the UFC, Air Force/Army design criteria, and the Fort Worth District AEIM. The A-E shall furnish all labor, supervision, supplies, equipment, materials, and expenses to perform the required services. Both RFP documents must be approximately completed by September 2015. The following key services will be provided by the A-E under this Contract for each RFP developed: Current Working Estimates (MII), Construction Specifications (SpecsIntact), Dr. Checks (ProjNet) Reviews, On-Site Kick Off meeting, CMRA Reporting, AT-OPSEC Requirements, and Support Services (Bidder Inquiries, Amendments). Detailed services will be denoted in the actual A-E Statement of Work. All drawings must meet CESWF CAD, BIM, and GIS criteria. Deliverables will include: Hard Copies and/or CDs. The A-E firm shall become acquainted with all available site related information to properly estimate the difficulty and/or cost of successfully executing the work under this task order. 3. SELECTION CRITERIA: The selection criteria for this particular project are listed below in descending order of importance (first by major criterion and then by each sub criterion). Criteria a-e are primary. Criteria f-h are secondary and will only be used as quote mark tie-breakers quote mark among firms that are essentially technically equal. a. Specialized experience and Technical Competence: Firms must demonstrate expertise in the following: (1) Fire Suppression Systems, (2) HVAC Systems, and 3) Preparation of D-B RFPs per Army/Air Force criteria. The evaluation will consider the management approach, coordination of disciplines and subcontractors, quality control procedures, and prior experience of the prime firm and any significant subcontractors on similar projects. Professional Qualifications: Qualified professional personnel in the following key disciplines shall be provided: Project Manager, Mechanical/Controls Engineer, Fire Protection Engineer, and Cost Estimator. The key personnel must be licensed/registered/certified to practice in the appropriate professional field. The evaluation will consider education, licenses, certifications, training, registration, overall and relevant experience, and longevity with the firm. c. Past Performance: Past performance on DOD and other contracts with respect to cost control, quality of work and compliance with performance schedules, as determined from ACASS and Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information Systems (FAPISS). The FAPIIS web site is http://www.ppirs.gov/. d. Capacity: Firms must demonstrate adequate team capacity to both Corrected Final D-B RFPs by September 2015. The evaluation will consider the experience of the firm and any consultants in similar size projects, and the availability of an adequate number of personnel in key disciplines. e. Knowledge of Locality: Firms must demonstrate familiarity with the SWD areas, primarily San Antonio, TX and their applicable architecture, building codes, environmental regulations, soil conditions, seismic requirements and regulatory agencies. f. Volume of DOD Contract Awards: In Section H, Part I, SF 330, firms must show their past 12 months of DoD contract awards stated in dollars (see details in subsequent paragraph 4 (f). g. Geographic Proximity: Proximity is the physical location of a firm in relation to the location of a project. The primary geographic location of this contract is Kelly Field, San Antonio, TX. h. Utilization of Small Business Firms: The extent of participation of SB, SDB, historically black colleges and universities (HBCU), and minority intuitions (MI) will be measured as a percentage of the total anticipated contract effort, regardless of whether the SB, SDB, HBCU or MI is a prime contractor, subcontractor, or a joint venture partner; the greater the participation, the greater the consideration. 4.SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS: In an effort to reduce paperwork and cost, ALL SF 330s shall be submitted electronically via the AMRDEC SAFE website at: https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/safe/. At the AMRDEC SAFE website, select the link: For users without a CAC OR if your computer is not configured to read your CAC. Using this option will allow you to access the SAFE site as a guest. When completing the information for transmittal at the AMRDEC SAFE website, notifications should be submitted to: (use appropriate email) (a) Interested firms (single firms or joint ventures) having the capabilities to perform this work must submit a SF 330 (3/2013 Edition), for the prime firm and all consultants/subcontractors to the site stated above not later than 2:00 P.M. (Central Time) on the response date indicated above. If the response date is a Saturday, Sunday or Federal Holiday, the deadline is 2:00 P.M. the next business day. Late proposal rules found in FAR 15.208 will be followed for late submittals. Submission by telephonic facsimile or in paper will not be accepted. Personal visits to discuss this announcement will not be allowed; (b) submit a compiled SF 330, Part I from the Prime, completed in accordance with the SF 330 instructions and additional instructions herein. It must contain information in sufficient detail to identify the team (prime, other offices of the prime firm and sub-consultants) proposed for the contract. Do not include company literature with the SF 330; (c) Use no smaller than 10 font type using Standard English. Pages in excess of the maximums solicited will not be used in evaluation of the selection criteria. The SF 330 shall be numbered to correspond to the paragraph numbers in the synopsis. The SF 330s shall be submitted in searchable PDF format. SF330, Part I, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS: (a) In Section C, identify the discipline/service to be supplied by each consultant; (b) In Section D, include a Team Project Organization Chart to indicate how each firm on the proposed team (prime and each subcontractor is identified in Section C) integrates into the composite team; (c) In Section E, provide brief resumes of the on-staff or sub-consultant employees you intend to use to perform the work. Resumes must be submitted for each employee required to meet the minimums stated above in paragraph 3(b); (d) In Section F, a maximum of 2 projects including the prime and sub-consultants will be reviewed. Use no more than one page. (e) In Section G, Block 26, include the firm and location the person is associated with. The names of all individuals included in the resumes in Section E shall be listed in Block G-26 along with the firm location and their roles even if example project experience in Block G-26 is not applicable; (f) In Section H, provide a narrative to address each of the requirements, including subparagraphs, of items listed in Section 3, Selection Criteria, of this synopsis. Include any other relevant information including a short discussion of why the firm is especially qualified based upon relevant information including a short discussion of why the firm is especially qualified based upon the specific selection criteria listed in Section 3 herein. Under paragraph 3(e) above, provide an itemized summary of DoD contract awards to include Agency, Contract Number/Task Order No., Project Title and amount. (Note: awards of Indefinite Delivery Contracts should not be counted as award amounts; only actual Task Orders.) Indicate the estimated percentage involvement of each firm on the proposed team. Do not exceed 2 pages for Block H. SF 330, Part II, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS (a) Responding firms must submit a copy of a current and accurate SF 330, Part II for the specific prime, other offices of the prime and subcontractor offices proposed to perform the work even if one is already on file. All Part IIs MUST be signed (signed within the past 36 months from the closing date of the synopsis) and dated either by an original handwritten signature or a cut and pasted facsimile of an original signature. Indicate in Block 5b of each Part II if the firm is a Small Business, 8(a), HUBZone, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, or Woman-Owned Small Business. To be classified as a small business, a firm's average annual receipts or sales for the preceding three (3) fiscal years must not exceed $15,000,000. (b) In Block No. 4, Part II, provide the data Universal Numbering system (DUNS) number issued by DUN and Bradstreet Information System (1-866-705-5711) for the prime A-E or Joint Venture. The DUNS number must be for the firm or joint venture performing the work. (c) Solicitation packages are not provided for the A-E contracts and no additional project information will be given to firms during the announcement period. Facsimile transmissions will not be accepted. Points of Contact: Contracting - Julie Meyer; Julie.Meyer@usace.army.mil. Technical - Clarence Banks; Clarence.V.Banks@usace.army.mil. All questions must be submitted through the ProjNet System. OFFERORS QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS (a) Technical inquiries and questions relating to proposal procedures or bonds are to be submitted via Bidder Inquiry in ProjNet at http://www.projnet.org/projnet. (b) To submit and review bid inquiry items, bidders will need to be current registered user or self-register into the system. To self-register go to web page, click BID tab select Bidder Inquiry, select agency USACE, enter Key for this solicitation listed below, and your em ail address, click login. Fill in all required information and click create user. Verify that information on ext screen is correct and click to continue. (c) From this page you may view all bidder inquiries or add inquiry. Only one question will be allowed per inquiry. If multiple questions are included in a single inquiry, only the first question will be answered. All others will remain unanswered until entered in as single inquiries. (d) Bidders will receive an acknowledgement of their questions via email, followed by an answer to their question after it has been processed by our technical team. (e) The Solicitation Number is: W9126G-15-R-0065 (f) The Bidder Inquiry Key is: Y5NCVM-VKG4KE (g) The Bidder Inquiry System will be closed to new inquiries seven (7) calendar days prior to proposed submission in order to ensure adequate time is allotted to form an appropriate response an amend the solicitation, if necessary. If the System is not closed in a timely manner, an inquiry posted within seven (7) calendar days of the receipt of proposals will still be regarded as untimely and will not be afforded a substantive response. (h) Offerors are requested to review the specification in its entirety, review the Bidder Inquiry System for answers to questions prior to submission of a new inquiry. (i) The bidder call center Help Line operates weekdays from 8am to 5pm U.S. Central Time Zone (Chicago). The telephone number for the call Center is 1-800-428-HELP (1-800-428-4357). (j) Offerors will NOT be publicly opened. Information concerning the status of the evaluation and/or award will NOT be available after receipt of proposals. Phone calls to discuss the solicitation are discouraged unless absolutely necessary. Personal visits for the purpose of discussing this solicitation are not allowed. To verify your proposal has been delivered you may email: CESWF-CT-PreawardProposal@usace.army.mil THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

G--Protestant Musician

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC | Published September 16, 2015  -  Deadline September 21, 2015
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he services of a Protestant Musician Contract falls under the Installation Chaplain's Religious Support Program as defined in the Commander's Master Religious Program (CMRP). The mission of the Chaplain's Religious Support Program is to provide military religious support activities that meet the religious requirements of Soldiers, Families, and authorized civilians. The Protestant program meets this need and contributes to the spiritual well being of the command by fostering the moral, spiritual, and social development of soldiers and their families. The goal of the Protestant Community program is to provide a basic religious understanding of life events through fellowship activities, worship and sacrament in the community. The need for a Protestant Musician Contract, as part of religious education is outlined in AR 165-1.

C--Nationwide AE Services in support of the Dept. of Homeland Security and limited Nationwide for USACE SWD

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published August 21, 2015  -  Deadline September 25, 2014
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1. CONTRACT INFORMATION: a. General. This nation-wide A-E Services contract is being procured in accordance with the Brooks Act (Public Law [P.L.] - 92-582) and implemented in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 36. Firms will be selected for negotiation based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. This announcement is for unrestricted firms. The contract is anticipated to be awarded on or about April 2015. Solicitation period at minimum will be 30 calendar days from the posting date. It is anticipated that three contracts will be awarded from this announcement with a $48,000,000 total capacity for each contract and will have a 1-year base period and four 1-year option periods. A Minimum Guarantee amount of $2,500 will apply to the Base Period only. The contract awarded under this announcement will be administered by the Fort Worth District and the Fort Worth District may elect to transfer capacity to other USACE Districts in support of the Department of Homeland Security, as well as military, civil works, and Interagency and International Support (IIS) Customers. North American Industrial Classification System code is 541330, which has standard size of $15 Million Projects are anticipated to be Nationwide, in support of the Department of Homeland Security and the Fort Worth District, Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. However, Task Orders under the resultant IDC may be awarded for projects anywhere in the U.S. or its territories or possessions. b. Contract Award Procedure: To be eligible for contract award, a firm must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database. For instruction on registering with the SAM, please see the SAM Web site at https://www.sam.gov/. NO STATE-LEVEL certifications shall be accepted. The Service Contract Act will apply to this acquisition. The proposed services will be obtained by a Negotiated Firm-Fixed Price Contract. c. Nature of Work: The services necessary for each requirement will be negotiated and awarded as individual Task Orders. The A-E shall furnish all services, materials, supplies, and supervision required to fully complete each Task Order. 2. PROJECT INFORMATION: A-E Services are expected for but not limited to facilities and infrastructure engineering, design and construction projects for the agencies under Department of Homeland Security (e.g. Border Patrol Stations, Highway Checkpoints, Detention facilities, administration facilities, Vehicle Maintenance Facilities, Drug Seizure Vault, Communication towers, Forward Operating Bases, roads and lighting, border fence and gates, hangers). A-E Services are expected for primarily engineering and design services to include but not be limited to any or all of the following related services: Program and Project Management; Development of Request for Proposal (RFP) packages; multi-disciplined design support and consultant services; scoping, design, drafting, and planning services for new construction and/or renovation, demolition and alterations of existing facilities; construction programming; construction cost estimating; topographic or boundary surveys; on site construction oversight; various engineering studies and site investigations; facility condition assessments using the BUILDER Sustainment Management System; ASHRAE Level I, II & III Energy Audits; value engineering services; subsurface geotechnical investigation and testing. Environmental studies/surveys and abatement design may also be required. Services also may include, but not be limited to any or all of the following: research analysis; pre-design site-assessment; feasibility and concept studies; interior design; space planning and programming; development of design concepts/standards; value engineering; life cycle cost analysis; and post award shop drawing review. Additional services include but not limited to: construction inspection; preparation of record drawings; soils engineering; preparation of operational maintenance manuals; environmental studies; National Historic Preservation Act analysis and documentation; historic and cultural resource studies - site identification surveys; design review; seismic analysis; design construction cost reconciliation; environmental testing; site evaluation; remediation design; state regulator or EPA compliance for hazardous materials such as petroleum products, automotive chemicals, asbestos, lead, and radon; design security and communications systems; designing fire protection and life safety systems; and other technical services related to project requirements as specified in individual contract Task Orders. Other Studies and Related Services: The A-E shall have knowledge and experience of spatial concepts and state-of-the art Geographic Information System (GIS) and the performance of complex spatial data management and analyses. A-E must be capable of the acquisition, storage, retrieval, analysis, manipulation, dissemination, display and management of geospatial data using a desktop based platform; developing, managing, and manipulating digital data bases; developing and executing customized software applications; developing and executing computer modeling/simulations depicting end-state conditions; preparing maps and graphics; CADD conversion; CADD/GIS interoperability; developing, implementing and maintaining enterprise GIS systems; designing, implementing, and maintaining web pages and portals meeting DoD regulations; Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) metadata standards compliance; SDSFIE (Spatial Data Standard) and AEC (Architectural Engineering CADD Standard) compliance; and on-site geospatial management. Other services included such things as planning services, site selection services, relocation services, document processing, testing services, professional experts at hearings, and photographs. Design considerations may include landscaping, architectural hardware, architectural evaluations, electronic and communications systems, force protection, environmental or EPA regulatory considerations including storm water pollution prevention plans and Section 404 Permit considerations. NEPA compliance includes but not be limited to preparing Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Project deliverables may include engineering studies, environmental surveys (wetlands/waters of the U.S., asbestos, lead based paint, soil, etc.),soil borings/samples for testing, boring logs, CADD produced plans specifications prepared utilizing Specsintact software (government furnished software) using Unified Facilities Guide Specifications, construction cost estimates prepared utilizing MII (government furnished software)(MII cost estimating software will be provided by the Government with data base information purchased by the A-E), and design analysis. All work must be done by or under the direct supervision of licensed professional engineers or registered architects. 3. SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection criteria for this acquisition are listed below in descending order of importance (first by major criterion and then by each sub-criterion), Criteria: (a)-(d) are primary criteria; item (e) is the secondary criteria and will only be used as tie-breakers among technically equal firms. (a) Specialized Experience and Technical Competence (Ensure that all special experience requirements are reflected on appropriate personnel resumes at Section E, Part I, SF 330). The contractor must demonstrate expertise in the following: (i) Recent experience (within the past 5 years) and performing work on a wide variety of sites located within the United States, its territories and possessions in a manner that complies with Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations. Demonstrate a minimum of three (3) examples within the past 5 years showing specialized experience and technical competence in the design of Government facilities with over One Million dollars ($1,000,000) construction costs. (ii) Demonstrate the capability to design projects incorporating the latest DoD Force Protection/Anti-Terrorism criteria (including any additional service requirements by the Department of Homeland Security), IBC and UFC codes, and LEED certification criteria. (iii) Demonstrate experience completing facility condition assessments using the BUILDER Sustainment Management System and ASHRAE Level I, II & III Energy Audits. (iv) Demonstrate specialized experience in the design of Department of Homeland Security and Border Patrol facilities or comparable non-government facilities. Specialized experience in the design of Government and DOD facilities will also be considered. (v) Firms must demonstrate experience in evaluating contractor's submittals and performing construction surveillance. (vi) Firms must demonstrate experience in design and survey for abatement of asbestos, lead-based paint, and the handling/disposal of other toxic and regulated substances. A HTRW survey team member must have demonstrated experience in use of a suitable X-ray fluorescence device during on-site surveys for lead-based paint and have access to same. (vii) Firms must demonstrate success in prescribing the use of recovered materials, achieving waste reduction, pollution prevention, energy efficiency and conservation in facility design. (viii) Firms must demonstrate the ability to prepare construction cost estimates using the program MII, latest version. (ix) Firms must demonstrate prior experience in use of Government-furnished Specsintact software in preparing project specifications. (x) Firms must demonstrate the ability to submit drawings in AutoCAD, Revit and Bently Microstation utilizing current versions. (xi) Firms must demonstrate the following expertise: a) using ArcGIS and/or Web services and associated extensions; b) building and maintaining multiuser geo-database in SQL and/or Oracle; c) executing ArcGIS Server Enterprise for Oracle and SQL server; d) developing and implementing geoprocessing scripts using Python, Java, VB, Secure Socket Layer, VB.NET, C#(2005), Visual Basic, and AML; e) developing, implementing, and maintaining web-pages and web portals; f) CADD conversion and CADD/GIS interoperatability; g) operating map survey-grade GPS unit; h) the ability to provide on-site GIS support; i) Building information modeling (BIM). (b) Professional Qualifications: This Indefinite Delivery Contract will require the A-E Contractor to demonstrate that all expertise requirements are reflected on key personnel resumes in section E, Part I, SF330. None of the required personnel can be dual disciplined (except that the Life Safety Specialist can be one of the required registered Architects if qualified) and the Certified Energy Manager can be one of the Mechanical or Electrical Engineers, i.e. a separate employee must be on the Design Team except as noted for each stated requirement above to meet the personnel required. Ensure that resumes are provided for each of the required Architects, Engineers, and other personnel specifically required. Evaluation of each discipline will consider education, registration, relevant project experience within the last five years, and longevity with the firm. Resumes for the survey crew and testing lab are not required. Resumes for the asbestos/lead-based paint survey personnel are required. Repeat Resume Page as needed to provide all required resumes. Following is a list of the key personnel, minimum requirements and the minimum number required under the acquisition: (i) Two Project Managers; minimum of five years of experience on DoD projects and PMP Certification is highly desired; (ii) Three Registered Architects, one Registered Landscape Architect, one Registered Interior Designer, Three licensed Electrical Engineers, Three licensed Mechanical Engineers, One licensed Geotech Engineer, One AEE Certified Energy Manager, Three licensed Civil Engineers, Two Environmental Engineers, Two licensed Structural Engineers - with degree from an accredited university engineering program (ABET, NAAB), plus a minimum of 5 years work experience in their field of expertise for all position listed in this paragraph; (iii) One GIS Analyst, One Geographic Data Processor, One Database Manager, One Web Programmer, One Web Administrator, One System Administrator, One Application Programmer - minimum of five years of experience in related field and certification is highly desired for all positions listed in this paragraph; (iv) One Qualified Fire Protection Engineer (A qualified fire protection engineer is defined as an individual meeting one of the following conditions: 1) An engineer having a Bachelor of Science or Master of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from an accredited university engineering program, plus a minimum of 5 years work experience in fire protection engineering; 2) A licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) who has passed the fire protection engineering written examination administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveys (NCEES); or 3) A registered professional P.E. in a related engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years experience, dedicated to fire protection engineering that can be verified with documentation), (v) One Life Safety Specialist, Two certified environmental survey personnel (asbestos, lead-based paint, soil, etc.) - minimum of five years of experience in the field of expertise for all position listed in this paragraph; (vi) One certified Value Engineer, One experienced MII Cost Engineers, One Professional Land Surveyor and survey crew, a geologist or soils engineer; minimum of five years of experience in related field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph except the survey crew. (c) Past Performance: Past performance on DoD contracts with respect to compliance with contract and task order terms, quality of work, adherence to schedules, cost control, communication, and issue resolution as determined by ACASS and other sources. (d) Capacity: Firms must demonstrate adequate team capacity to perform three task orders concurrently, at three separate locations, not within the same state; firm's capacity is an important consideration because of the potential for unforeseen schedule changes. The following item (e) is the secondary criteria: (e)Volume of DoD contract awards: In Section H, Part I, SF 330, firms must show their past 12 months DoD contract awards stated in dollars (see details in a subsequent paragraph). Include awards to all branch offices. In your calculation, do not consider awards to overseas offices for projects outside the United States, its territories, and possessions. Do not consider awards to a subsidiary if the subsidiary is not normally subject to management decisions, bookkeeping, and policies of a holding or parent company. (f) SB and SDB Participation: Firms must show the extent of participation of SB, SDB, WOSB, Service Disabled VOSB, HubZone SB, and HBCU/MI in the proposed contract team, measured as a percentage of the estimated effort; the greater the participation, the greater the consideration. Ensure that claimed SDB firms meet the criteria set forth earlier in this announcement. 4. SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENT: In an effort to reduce paperwork and cost, ALL SF 330s shall be submitted electronically via the AMRDEC SAFE website at: https://safe.amrdec.army.mil At the AMRDEC SAFE website, select the link: For users without a CAC OR if your computer is not configured to read your CAC. Using this option will allow you to access the SAFE as a guest. When completing the information for transmittal at the AMRDEC SAFE website, notification should be submitted to Contract Specialist, Julianne Bowersock, email address: Julianne.L.Bowersock@usace.army.mil (a) Interested firms (single firms or joint ventures) having the capabilities to perform this work must submit an SF 330 (6/2004 Edition), to the site stated above not later than 2:00 P.M. (Central Time) on the response date indicated above. If the response date is a Saturday, Sunday or Federal Holiday, the deadline is 2:00 P.M. the next business day. Late proposal rules found in FAR 15.208 will be followed for late submittals. Submission by telephonic facsimile will not be accepted. Personal visits to discuss this announcement will not be allowed; (b) Submit a compiled SF 330, Part I from the Prime, completed in accordance with the SF 330 instructions and additional instructions herein. It must contain information in sufficient detail to identify the team (prime, other offices of the prime firm and sub-consultants) proposed for the contract. Do not include company literature with the SF 330; (c) Use no smaller than 10 font type using Standard English. Front and back side use of a single page will count as two (2) pages. Pages in excess of the maximums listed will not be used in evaluation of the selection criteria. Submit all pages of the submittal as a one complete file (multiple files will not be accepted). SF330, Part I, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS: (a) In Section C, identify the discipline/service to be supplied by each consultant; (b) In Section D, include a Team Project Organization Chart to indicate how each firm on the proposed team (prime and each sub-contractor is identified in Section C) integrates into the composite team; (c) In Section E, provide brief resumes of the on-staff or sub-consultant employees you intend to use to perform the work. Only include one role in block 13 except that the Life Safety Specialist may have a dual role. (See para. 3(b). Resumes must be submitted for each employee required to meet the minimums stated above in paragraph 3(b); (d) In Section F, a maximum of 10 projects including the prime and subconsultants will be reviewed. Use no more than one page per project; (e) In Section G, Block 26, include the firm and location the person is associated with. The names of all individuals included in the resumes in Section E shall be listed in Block G-26 along with their firm location and their roles even if example project experience in Block G-28 is not applicable; (f) In Section H, provide a narrative to address each of the requirements, including subparagraphs, of items listed in Section 3, Selection Criteria, of this synopsis. When addressing team capabilities; clarify planned capability, existing capability, and prior experiences, if any. Include any other relevant information including a short discussion of why the firm is especially qualified based upon the specific selection criteria listed in Section 3 herein. Under paragraph 3(e) above, provide an itemized summary of DoD contract awards to include Agency, Contract Number/Task Order No., and Project Title and amount. (Note: award of Indefinite Delivery Contracts should not be counted as award amounts; only actual Task Orders.) Generally, provide a brief presentation of internal controls and procedures that demonstrate the firms overall Design Quality Management Plan (DQMP) which provides sufficient information about this plan that clearly explains the ability of the firm to control costs, schedule and quality of work to be submitted to the Government. (A project-specific detailed quality control plan must be prepared and approved by the Government as a condition of contract award, but is not required with this submission). Indicate the estimated percentage involvement of each firm on the proposed team. Do not exceed 20 pages for Block H. SF330, PART II, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS (a) Responding firms must submit a copy of a current and accurate SF 330, Part II for the specific prime, other offices of the prime, joint ventures (JVs) and subcontractor offices proposed to perform the work even if one is already on file. All Part IIs MUST be signed (signed within the past 12 months) and dated either by an original handwritten signature or a cut and pasted facsimile of an original signature. Indicate in Block 5b of each Part II if the firm is a Small Business, HUBZone, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, or Woman-Owned Small Business. (b) In Block No. 4, Part II, provide the Data Universal Numbering system (DUNS) number issued by Dun and Bradstreet Information System (1-866- 705-5711) for the prime A-E or Joint Venture. The DUNS number must be for the firm or joint venture performing the work (i.e., not the parent company DUNS number, but a DUNS number specifically for the office performing the work. Each branch office and/or joint venture must have their own DUNS number); and (c) Solicitation packages are not provided for A-E contracts and no additional project information will be given to firms during the announcement period. Facsimile transmissions will not be accepted. Points of Contact: Contracting - Ms. Julianne Bowersock OFFERORS QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS (a) Technical inquiries and questions relating to proposal procedures or bonds are to be submitted via Bidder Inquiry in ProjNet at http://www.projnet.org/projnet. (b) To submit and review bid inquiry items, bidders will need to be a current registered user or self-register into the system. To self-register go to web page, click BID tab select Bidder Inquiry, select agency USACE, enter Key for this solicitation listed below, and your e-mail address, click login. Fill in all required information and click create user. Verify that information on next screen is correct and click to continue. (c) From this page you may view all bidder inquiries or add inquiry. Only one question will be allowed per inquiry. If multiple questions are included in a single inquiry, only the first question will be answered. All others will remain unanswered until entered in as single inquiries. (d) Bidders will receive an acknowledgement of their question via email, followed by an answer to their question after it has been processed by our technical team. (e) The Solicitation Number is: W9126G-14-R-0089 (f) The Bidder Inquiry Key is: RKR7US-44I8DC (g) The Bidder Inquiry System will be closed to new inquiries seven (7) calendar days prior to proposal submission in order to ensure adequate time is allotted to form an appropriate response and amend the solicitation, if necessary. If the System is not closed in a timely manner, an inquiry posted within seven calendar days of the receipt of proposals will still be regarded as untimely and will not be afforded a substantive response. (h) Offerors are requested to review the specification in its entirety, review the Bidder Inquiry System for answers to questions prior to submission of a new inquiry. (i) The bidder call center operates weekdays from 8am to 5pm U.S. Central Time Zone (Chicago). The telephone number for the Call Center is 1-800-428- HELP (1-800-428-4357). (j) Offers will NOT be publicly opened. Information concerning the status of the evaluation and/or award will NOT be available after receipt of proposals. This is not a request for proposal. Phone calls to discuss the solicitation are discouraged unless absolutely necessary. Personal visits for the purpose of discussing this solicitation are not allowed. To verify your proposal has been delivered you may e-mail julianne.l.bowersock@usace.army.mil. Contracting Office Address: USACE District, Fort Worth, PO Box 17300/819 Taylor Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102-0300 Point of Contact(s): Robin Prince, 817-886-1045

C--Indefinite Delivery Contracts for A-E Services, Nation-Wide 8(a)

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published March 17, 2015  -  Deadline August 24, 2014
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1. CONTRACT INFORMATION: a. General. This nation-wide A-E Services contract is being procured in accordance with the Brooks Act (Public Law [P.L.] - 92-582) and implemented in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 36. Firms will be selected for negotiation based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. This announcement is set-aside for 8(a) firms. The contract is anticipated to be awarded on or about April 2015. Solicitation period at minimum will be 30 calendar days from the posting date. It is anticipated that one contract will be awarded from this announcement for an estimated total of $20,000,000 and will have a 1-year base period and four 1-year option periods. A Minimum Guarantee amount of $2,500 will apply to the Base Period only. The contract awarded under this announcement will be administered by the Fort Worth District and the Fort Worth District may elect to transfer capacity to other USACE Districts in support of the Department of Homeland Security, as well as military, civil works, and International and Interagency Support (IIS) Customers. North American Industrial Classification System code is 541330, which has standard size of $15 Million. Projects are anticipated to be Nationwide, in support of the Department of Homeland Security and the Fort Worth District, Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. However, Task Orders under the resultant IDC may be awarded for projects anywhere in the U.S. or its territories or possessions. b. Contract Award Procedure: To be eligible for contract award, a firm must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database. For instruction on registering with the SAM, please see the SAM Web site at https://www.sam.gov/. NO STATE-LEVEL certifications shall be accepted. The Service Contract Act will apply to this acquisition. The proposed services will be obtained by a Negotiated Firm-Fixed Price Contract. c. Nature of Work: The services necessary for each requirement will be negotiated and awarded as individual Task Orders. The A-E shall furnish all services, materials, supplies, and supervision required to fully complete each Task Order. 2. PROJECT INFORMATION: A-E Services are expected for but not limited to facilities and infrastructure engineering, design and construction projects for the agencies under Department of Homeland Security (e.g. Border Patrol Stations, Highway Checkpoints, Detention facilities, administration facilities, Vehicle Maintenance Facilities, Drug Seizure Vault, Communication towers, Forward Operating Bases, roads and lighting, border fence and gates, hangers). A-E Services are expected for primarily engineering and design services to include but not be limited to any or all of the following related services: Program and Project Management; Development of Request for Proposal (RFP) packages; multi-disciplined design support and consultant services; scoping, design, drafting, and planning services for new construction and/or renovation, demolition and alterations of existing facilities; construction programming; construction cost estimating; topographic or boundary surveys; on site construction oversight; various engineering studies and site investigations; facility condition assessments using the BUILDER Sustainment Management System; ASHRAE Level I, II & III Energy Audits; value engineering services; subsurface geotechnical investigation and testing. Environmental studies/surveys and abatement design may also be required. Services also may include, but not be limited to any or all of the following: research analysis; pre-design site-assessment; feasibility and concept studies; interior design; space planning and programming; development of design concepts/standards; value engineering; life cycle cost analysis; and post award shop drawing review. Additional services include but not limited to: construction inspection; preparation of record drawings; soils engineering; preparation of operational maintenance manuals; environmental studies; National Historic Preservation Act analysis and documentation; historic and cultural resource studies - site identification surveys; design review; seismic analysis; design construction cost reconciliation; environmental testing; site evaluation; remediation design; state regulator or EPA compliance for hazardous materials such as petroleum products, automotive chemicals, asbestos, lead, and radon; design security and communications systems; designing fire protection and life safety systems; and other technical services related to project requirements as specified in individual contract Task Orders. Other Studies and Related Services: The A-E shall have knowledge and experience of spatial concepts and state-of-the art Geographic Information System (GIS) and the performance of complex spatial data management and analyses. A-E must be capable of the acquisition, storage, retrieval, analysis, manipulation, dissemination, display and management of geospatial data using a desktop based platform; developing, managing, and manipulating digital data bases; developing and executing customized software applications; developing and executing computer modeling/simulations depicting end-state conditions; preparing maps and graphics; CADD conversion; CADD/GIS interoperability; developing, implementing and maintaining enterprise GIS systems; designing, implementing, and maintaining web pages and portals meeting DoD regulations; Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) metadata standards compliance; SDSFIE (Spatial Data Standard) and AEC (Architectural Engineering CADD Standard) compliance; and on-site geospatial management. Other services included such things as planning services, site selection services, relocation services, document processing, testing services, professional experts at hearings, and photographs. Design considerations may include landscaping, architectural hardware, architectural evaluations, electronic and communications systems, force protection, environmental or EPA regulatory considerations including storm water pollution prevention plans and Section 404 Permit considerations. NEPA compliance includes but not be limited to preparing Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Project deliverables may include engineering studies, environmental surveys (wetlands/waters of the U.S., asbestos, lead based paint, soil, etc.),soil borings/samples for testing, boring logs, CADD produced plans specifications prepared utilizing Specsintact software (government furnished software) using Unified Facilities Guide Specifications, construction cost estimates prepared utilizing MII (government furnished software)(MII cost estimating software will be provided by the Government with data base information purchased by the A-E), and design analysis. All work must be done by or under the direct supervision of licensed professional engineers or registered architects. The selected 8(a) A-E firms will need to demonstrate capability to perform at least 50 percent of the contract work listed below in accordance with EP 715-1, Chapter 3-8c which can be found at: http://www.publications.usace.army.mil/Portals/76/Publications/EngineerPamphlets/EP_715-1-7.pdf. In particular, in order to be awarded a small business contract the A-E firm will perform at least 50 percent of the cost of the contract incurred from personnel with its own employees. 3. SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection criteria for this acquisition are listed below in descending order of importance (first by major criterion and then by each sub-criterion), Criteria: (a)-(d) are primary criteria; item (e) is the secondary criteria and will only be used as tie-breakers among technically equal firms. (a) Specialized Experience and Technical Competence (Ensure that all special experience requirements are reflected on appropriate personnel resumes at Section E, Part I, SF 330). The contractor must demonstrate expertise in the following: (i) Recent experience (within the past 5 years) and performing work on a wide variety of sites located within the United States, its territories and possessions in a manner that complies with Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations. Demonstrate a minimum of three (3) examples within the past 5 years showing specialized experience and technical competence in the design of Government facilities with over One Million dollars ($1,000,000) construction costs. (ii) Demonstrate the capability to design projects incorporating the latest DoD Force Protection/Anti-Terrorism criteria (including any additional service requirements by the Department of Homeland Security), IBC and UFC codes, and LEED certification criteria. (iii) Demonstrate experience completing facility condition assessments using the BUILDER Sustainment Management System and ASHRAE Level I, II & III Energy Audits. (iv) Demonstrate specialized experience in the design of Department of Homeland Security and Border Patrol facilities or comparable non-government facilities. Specialized experience in the design of Government and DOD facilities will also be considered. (v) Firms must demonstrate experience in evaluating contractor's submittals and performing construction surveillance. (vi) Firms must demonstrate experience in design and survey for abatement of asbestos, lead-based paint, and the handling/disposal of other toxic and regulated substances. A HTRW survey team member must have demonstrated experience in use of a suitable X-ray fluorescence device during on-site surveys for lead-based paint and have access to same. (vii) Firms must demonstrate success in prescribing the use of recovered materials, achieving waste reduction, pollution prevention, energy efficiency and conservation in facility design. (viii) Firms must demonstrate the ability to prepare construction cost estimates using the program MII, latest version. (ix) Firms must demonstrate prior experience in use of Government-furnished Specsintact software in preparing project specifications. (x) Firms must demonstrate the ability to submit drawings in AutoCAD, Revit and Bently Microstation utilizing current versions. (xi) Firms must demonstrate the following expertise: a) using ArcGIS and/or Web services and associated extensions; b) building and maintaining multi-user geo-database in SQL and/or Oracle; c) executing ArcGIS Server Enterprise for Oracle and SQL server; d) developing and implementing geoprocessing scripts using Python, Java, VB, Secure Socket Layer, VB.NET, C#(2005), Visual Basic, and AML; e) developing, implementing, and maintaining web-pages and web portals; f) CADD conversion and CADD/GIS interoperatability; g) operating map survey-grade GPS unit; h) the ability to provide on-site GIS support; i) Building information modeling (BIM). (b) Professional Qualifications: This Indefinite Delivery Contract will require the A-E Contractor to demonstrate that all expertise requirements are reflected on key personnel resumes in section E, Part I, SF330. None of the required personnel can be dual disciplined (except that the Life Safety Specialist can be one of the required registered Architects if qualified) and the Certified Energy Manager can be one of the Mechanical or Electrical Engineers, i.e. a separate employee must be on the Design Team except as noted for each stated requirement above to meet the personnel required. Ensure that resumes are provided for each of the required Architects, Engineers, and other personnel specifically required. Evaluation of each discipline will consider education, registration, relevant project experience within the last five years, and longevity with the firm. Resumes for the survey crew and testing lab are not required. Resumes for the asbestos/lead-based paint survey personnel are required. Repeat Resume Page as needed to provide all required resumes. Following is a list of the key personnel, minimum requirements and the minimum number required under the acquisition: (i) Two Project Managers; minimum of five years of experience on DoD projects and PMP Certification is highly desired; (ii) Three Registered Architects, one Registered Landscape Architect, one Registered Interior Designer, Three licensed Electrical Engineers, Three licensed Mechanical Engineers, One licensed Geotech Engineer, One AEE Certified Energy Manager, Three licensed Civil Engineers, Two Environmental Engineers, Two licensed Structural Engineers - with degree from an accredited university engineering program (ABET, NAAB), plus a minimum of 5 years work experience in their field of expertise for all position listed in this paragraph; (iii) One GIS Analyst, One Geographic Data Processor, One Database Manager, One Web Programmer, One Web Administrator, One System Administrator, One Application Programmer - minimum of five years of experience in related field and certification is highly desired for all positions listed in this paragraph; (iv) One Qualified Fire Protection Engineer (A qualified fire protection engineer is defined as an individual meeting one of the following conditions: 1) An engineer having a Bachelor of Science or Master of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from an accredited university engineering program, plus a minimum of 5 years work experience in fire protection engineering; 2) A licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) who has passed the fire protection engineering written examination administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveys (NCEES); or 3) A registered professional P.E. in a related engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years experience, dedicated to fire protection engineering that can be verified with documentation), (v) One Life Safety Specialist, Two certified environmental survey personnel (asbestos, lead-based paint, soil, etc.) - minimum of five years of experience in the field of expertise for all position listed in this paragraph; (vi) One certified Value Engineer, One experienced MII Cost Engineers, One Professional Land Surveyor and survey crew, a geologist or soils engineer; minimum of five years of experience in related field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph except the survey crew. (c) Past Performance: Past performance on DoD contracts with respect to compliance with contract and task order terms, quality of work, adherence to schedules, cost control, communication, and issue resolution as determined by ACASS and other sources. (d) Capacity: Firms must demonstrate adequate team capacity to perform three task orders concurrently, at three separate locations, not within the same state; firm's capacity is an important consideration because of the potential for unforeseen schedule changes. The following item (e) is the secondary criteria: (e)Volume of DoD contract awards: In Section H, Part I, SF 330, firms must show their past 12 months DoD contract awards stated in dollars (see details in a subsequent paragraph). Include awards to all branch offices. In your calculation, do not consider awards to overseas offices for projects outside the United States, its territories, and possessions. Do not consider awards to a subsidiary if the subsidiary is not normally subject to management decisions, bookkeeping, and policies of a holding or parent company. 4. SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENT: In an effort to reduce paperwork and cost, ALL SF 330s shall be submitted electronically via the AMRDEC SAFE website at: https://safe.amrdec.army.mil At the AMRDEC SAFE website, select the link: For users without a CAC OR if your computer is not configured to read your CAC. Using this option will allow you to access the SAFE as a guest. When completing the information for transmittal at the AMRDEC SAFE website, notification should be submitted to Contract Specialist, Julianne Bowersock, e-mail address: Julianne.L.Bowersock@usace.army.mil (a) Interested firms (single firms or joint ventures) having the capabilities to perform this work must submit an SF 330 (6/2004 Edition), to the site stated above not later than 2:00 P.M. (Central Time) on the response date indicated above. If the response date is a Saturday, Sunday or Federal Holiday, the deadline is 2:00 P.M. the next business day. Late proposal rules found in FAR 15.208 will be followed for late submittals. Submission by telephonic facsimile will not be accepted. Personal visits to discuss this announcement will not be allowed; (b) Submit a compiled SF 330, Part I from the Prime, completed in accordance with the SF 330 instructions and additional instructions herein. It must contain information in sufficient detail to identify the team (prime, other offices of the prime firm and sub-consultants) proposed for the contract. Do not include company literature with the SF 330; (c) Use no smaller than 10 font type using Standard English. Front and back side use of a single page will count as two (2) pages. Pages in excess of the maximums listed will not be used in evaluation of the selection criteria. Submit all pages of the submittal as a one complete file (multiple files will not be accepted). SF330, Part I, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS: (a) In Section C, identify the discipline/service to be supplied by each consultant; (b) In Section D, include a Team Project Organization Chart to indicate how each firm on the proposed team (prime and each sub-contractor is identified in Section C) integrates into the composite team; (c) In Section E, provide brief resumes of the on-staff or sub-consultant employees you intend to use to perform the work. Only include one role in block 13 except that the Life Safety Specialist may have a dual role. (See para. 3(b)). Resumes must be submitted for each employee required to meet the minimums stated above in paragraph 3(b); (d) In Section F, a maximum of 10 projects including the prime and sub-consultants will be reviewed. Use no more than one page per project; (e) In Section G, Block 26, include the firm and location the person is associated with. The names of all individuals included in the resumes in Section E shall be listed in Block G-26 along with their firm location and their roles even if example project experience in Block G-28 is not applicable; (f) In Section H, provide a narrative to address each of the requirements, including subparagraphs, of items listed in Section 3, Selection Criteria, of this synopsis. When addressing team capabilities; clarify planned capability, existing capability, and prior experiences, if any. Include any other relevant information including a short discussion of why the firm is especially qualified based upon the specific selection criteria listed in Section 3 herein. Under paragraph 3(e) above, provide an itemized summary of DoD contract awards to include Agency, Contract Number/Task Order No., and Project Title and amount. (Note: award of Indefinite Delivery Contracts should not be counted as award amounts; only actual Task Orders.) Generally, provide a brief presentation of internal controls and procedures that demonstrate the firms overall Design Quality Management Plan (DQMP) which provides sufficient information about this plan that clearly explains the ability of the firm to control costs, schedule and quality of work to be submitted to the Government. (A project-specific detailed quality control plan must be prepared and approved by the Government as a condition of contract award, but is not required with this submission). Indicate the estimated percentage involvement of each firm on the proposed team. Do not exceed 20 pages for Block H. SF330, PART II, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS (a) Responding firms must submit a copy of a current and accurate SF 330, Part II for the specific prime, other offices of the prime, joint ventures (JVs) and subcontractor offices proposed to perform the work even if one is already on file. All Part IIs MUST be signed (signed within the past 12 months) and dated either by an original handwritten signature or a cut and pasted facsimile of an original signature. Indicate in Block 5b of each Part II if the firm is a Small Business, HUBZone, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, or Woman-Owned Small Business. To be classified as a 8(a), a firm's average annual receipts or sales for the preceding three fiscal years must not exceed $15 Million; (b) In Block No. 4, Part II, provide the Data Universal Numbering system (DUNS) number issued by Dun and Bradstreet Information System (1-866-705-5711) for the prime A-E or Joint Venture. The DUNS number must be for the firm or joint venture performing the work (i.e., not the parent company DUNS number, but a DUNS number specifically for the office performing the work. Each branch office and/or joint venture must have their own DUNS number); and (c) Solicitation packages are not provided for A-E contracts and no additional project information will be given to firms during the announcement period. Facsimile transmissions will not be accepted. Points of Contact: Contracting - Ms. Julianne Bowersock OFFERORS QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS (a) Technical inquiries and questions relating to proposal procedures or bonds are to be submitted via Bidder Inquiry in ProjNet at http://www.projnet.org/projnet. (b) To submit and review bid inquiry items, bidders will need to be a current registered user or self-register into the system. To self-register go to web page, click BID tab select Bidder Inquiry, select agency USACE, enter Key for this solicitation listed below, and your e-mail address, click login. Fill in all required information and click create user. Verify that information on next screen is correct and click to continue. (c) From this page you may view all bidder inquiries or add inquiry. Only one question will be allowed per inquiry. If multiple questions are included in a single inquiry, only the first question will be answered. All others will remain unanswered until entered in as single inquiries. (d) Bidders will receive an acknowledgement of their question via email, followed by an answer to their question after it has been processed by our technical team. (e) The Solicitation Number is: W9126G-14-R-0087. (f) The Bidder Inquiry Key is: HPN5MN-B767WP. (g) The Bidder Inquiry System will be closed to new inquiries seven (7) calendar days prior to proposal submission in order to ensure adequate time is allotted to form an appropriate response and amend the solicitation, if necessary. If the System is not closed in a timely manner, an inquiry posted within seven calendar days of the receipt of proposals will still be regarded as untimely and will not be afforded a substantive response. (h) Offerors are requested to review the specification in its entirety, review the Bidder Inquiry System for answers to questions prior to submission of a new inquiry. (i) The bidder call center operates weekdays from 8am to 5pm U.S. Central Time Zone (Chicago). The telephone number for the Call Center is 1-800-428-HELP (1-800-428-4357). (j) Offers will NOT be publicly opened. Information concerning the status of the evaluation and/or award will NOT be available after receipt of proposals. This is not a request for proposal. Phone calls to discuss the solicitation are discouraged unless absolutely necessary. Personal visits for the purpose of discussing this solicitation are not allowed. To verify your proposal has been delivered you may e-mail julianne.l.bowersock@usace.army.mil.

C--Indefinite Delivery Contracts for A-E Services, Nation-Wide Small Business

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published March 3, 2015
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1. CONTRACT INFORMATION: a. General. This nation-wide A-E Services contract is being procured in accordance with the Brooks Act (Public Law [P.L.] - 92-582) and implemented in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 36. Firms will be selected for negotiation based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. This announcement is set-aside for Small Business firms. The contract is anticipated to be awarded on or about April 2015. Solicitation period at minimum will be 30 calendar days from the posting date. It is anticipated that two contracts will be awarded from this announcement for an estimated $35,000,000 for each contract and will have a 1-year base period and four 1-year option periods. A Minimum Guarantee amount of $2,500 will apply to the Base Period only. The contract awarded under this announcement will be administered by the Fort Worth District and the Fort Worth District may elect to transfer capacity to other USACE Districts in support of the Department of Homeland Security, as well as military, civil works, and International and Interagency Support (IIS) Customers. North American Industrial Classification System code is 541330, which has standard size of $15Million. Projects are anticipated to be Nationwide, in support of the Department of Homeland Security and the Fort Worth District, Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. However, Task Orders under the resultant IDC may be awarded for projects anywhere in the U.S. or its territories or possessions. b. Contract Award Procedure: To be eligible for contract award, a firm must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database. For instruction on registering with the SAM, please see the SAM Web site at https://www.sam.gov/. NO STATE-LEVEL certifications shall be accepted. The Service Contract Act will apply to this acquisition. The proposed services will be obtained by a Negotiated Firm-Fixed Price Contract. c. Nature of Work: The services necessary for each requirement will be negotiated and awarded as individual Task Orders. The A-E shall furnish all services, materials, supplies, and supervision required to fully complete each Task Order. 2. PROJECT INFORMATION: A-E Services are expected for but not limited to facilities and infrastructure engineering, design and construction projects for the agencies under Department of Homeland Security (e.g. Border Patrol Stations, Highway Checkpoints, Detention facilities, administration facilities, Vehicle Maintenance Facilities, Drug Seizure Vault, Communication towers, Forward Operating Bases, roads and lighting, border fence and gates, hangers). A-E Services are expected for primarily engineering and design services to include but not be limited to any or all of the following related services: Program and Project Management; Development of Request for Proposal (RFP) packages; multi-disciplined design support and consultant services; scoping, design, drafting, and planning services for new construction and/or renovation, demolition and alterations of existing facilities; construction programming; construction cost estimating; topographic or boundary surveys; on site construction oversight; various engineering studies and site investigations; facility condition assessments using the BUILDER Sustainment Management System; ASHRAE Level I, II & III Energy Audits; value engineering services; subsurface geotechnical investigation and testing. Environmental studies/surveys and abatement design may also be required. Services also may include, but not be limited to any or all of the following: research analysis; pre-design site-assessment; feasibility and concept studies; interior design; space planning and programming; development of design concepts/standards; value engineering; life cycle cost analysis; and post award shop drawing review. Additional services include but not limited to: construction inspection; preparation of record drawings; soils engineering; preparation of operational maintenance manuals; environmental studies; National Historic Preservation Act analysis and documentation; historic and cultural resource studies - site identification surveys; design review; seismic analysis; design construction cost reconciliation; environmental testing; site evaluation; remediation design; state regulator or EPA compliance for hazardous materials such as petroleum products, automotive chemicals, asbestos, lead, and radon; design security and communications systems; designing fire protection and life safety systems; and other technical services related to project requirements as specified in individual contract Task Orders. Other Studies and Related Services: The A-E shall have knowledge and experience of spatial concepts and state-of-the art Geographic Information System (GIS) and the performance of complex spatial data management and analyses. A-E must be capable of the acquisition, storage, retrieval, analysis, manipulation, dissemination, display and management of geospatial data using a desktop based platform; developing, managing, and manipulating digital data bases; developing and executing customized software applications; developing and executing computer modeling/simulations depicting end-state conditions; preparing maps and graphics; CADD conversion; CADD/GIS interoperability; developing, implementing and maintaining enterprise GIS systems; designing, implementing, and maintaining web pages and portals meeting DoD regulations; Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) metadata standards compliance; SDSFIE (Spatial Data Standard) and AEC (Architectural Engineering CADD Standard) compliance; and on-site geospatial management. Other services included such things as planning services, site selection services, relocation services, document processing, testing services, professional experts at hearings, and photographs. Design considerations may include landscaping, architectural hardware, architectural evaluations, electronic and communications systems, force protection, environmental or EPA regulatory considerations including storm water pollution prevention plans and Section 404 Permit considerations. NEPA compliance includes but not be limited to preparing Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Project deliverables may include engineering studies, environmental surveys (wetlands/waters of the U.S., asbestos, lead based paint, soil, etc.),soil borings/samples for testing, boring logs, CADD produced plans specifications prepared utilizing Specsintact software (government furnished software) using Unified Facilities Guide Specifications, construction cost estimates prepared utilizing MII (government furnished software)(MII cost estimating software will be provided by the Government with data base information purchased by the A-E), and design analysis. All work must be done by or under the direct supervision of licensed professional engineers or registered architects. The selected small business A-E firms will need to demonstrate capability to perform at least 50 percent of the contract work listed below in accordance with EP 715-1, Chapter 3-8c which can be found at: http://www.publications.usace.army.mil/Portals/76/Publications/EngineerPamphlets/EP_715-1-7.pdf. In particular, in order to be awarded a small business contract the A-E firm will perform at least 50 percent of the cost of the contract incurred from personnel with its own employees. 3. SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection criteria for this acquisition are listed below in descending order of importance (first by major criterion and then by each sub-criterion), Criteria: (a)-(d) are primary criteria; item (e) is the secondary criteria and will only be used as tie-breakers among technically equal firms. (a) Specialized Experience and Technical Competence (Ensure that all special experience requirements are reflected on appropriate personnel resumes at Section E, Part I, SF 330). The contractor must demonstrate expertise in the following: (i) Recent experience (within the past 5 years) and performing work on a wide variety of sites located within the United States, its territories and possessions in a manner that complies with Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations. Demonstrate a minimum of three (3) examples within the past 5 years showing specialized experience and technical competence in the design of Government facilities with over One Million dollars ($1,000,000) construction costs. (ii) Demonstrate the capability to design projects incorporating the latest DoD Force Protection/Anti-Terrorism criteria (including any additional service requirements by the Department of Homeland Security), IBC and UFC codes, and LEED certification criteria. (iii) Demonstrate experience completing facility condition assessments using the BUILDER Sustainment Management System and ASHRAE Level I, II & III Energy Audits. (iv) Demonstrate specialized experience in the design of Department of Homeland Security and Border Patrol facilities or comparable non-government facilities. Specialized experience in the design of Government and DOD facilities will also be considered. (v) Firms must demonstrate experience in evaluating contractor's submittals and performing construction surveillance. (vi) Firms must demonstrate experience in design and survey for abatement of asbestos, lead-based paint, and the handling/disposal of other toxic and regulated substances. A HTRW survey team member must have demonstrated experience in use of a suitable X-ray fluorescence device during on-site surveys for lead-based paint and have access to same. (vii) Firms must demonstrate success in prescribing the use of recovered materials, achieving waste reduction, pollution prevention, energy efficiency and conservation in facility design. (viii) Firms must demonstrate the ability to prepare construction cost estimates using the program MII, latest version. (ix) Firms must demonstrate prior experience in use of Government-furnished Specsintact software in preparing project specifications. (x) Firms must demonstrate the ability to submit drawings in AutoCAD, Revit and Bently Microstation utilizing current versions. (xi) Firms must demonstrate the following expertise: a) using ArcGIS and/or Web services and associated extensions; b) building and maintaining multi-user geo-database in SQL and/or Oracle; c) executing ArcGIS Server Enterprise for Oracle and SQL server; d) developing and implementing geoprocessing scripts suing Python, Java, VB, Secure Socket Laser, VB.NET, C#(2005), Visual Basic, and AML; e) developing, implementing, and maintaining web-pages and web portals; f) CADD conversion and CADD/GIS interoperatability; g) operating map survey-grade GPS unit; h) the ability to provide on-site GIS support; i) Building information modeling (BIM). (b) Professional Qualifications: This Indefinite Delivery Contract will require the A-E Contractor to demonstrate that all expertise requirements are reflected on key personnel resumes in section E, Part I, SF330. None of the required personnel can be dual disciplined (except that the Life Safety Specialist can be one of the required registered Architects if qualified) and the Certified Energy Manager can be one of the Mechanical or Electrical Engineers, i.e. a separate employee must be on the Design Team except as noted for each stated requirement above to meet the personnel required. Ensure that resumes are provided for each of the required Architects, Engineers, and other personnel specifically required. Evaluation of each discipline will consider education, registration, relevant project experience within the last five years, and longevity with the firm. Resumes for the survey crew and testing lab are not required. Resumes for the asbestos/lead-based paint survey personnel are required. Repeat Resume Page as needed to provide all required resumes. Following is a list of the key personnel, minimum requirements and the minimum number required under the acquisition: (i) Two Project Managers; minimum of five years of experience on DoD projects and PMP Certification is highly desired; (ii) Three Registered Architects, one Registered Landscape Architect, one Registered Interior Designer, Three licensed Electrical Engineers, Three licensed Mechanical Engineers, One licensed Geotech Engineer, One Foundation Engineer, One AEE Certified Energy Manager, Three licensed Civil Engineers, Two Environmental Engineers, Two licensed Structural Engineers - with degree from an accredited university engineering program (ABET, NAAB), plus a minimum of 5 years work experience in their field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph; (iii) One GIS Analyst, One Geographic Data Processor, One Database Manager, One Web Programmer, One Web Administrator, One System Administrator, One Application Programmer - minimum of five years of experience in related field and certification is highly desired for all positions listed in this paragraph; (iv) One Qualified Fire Protection Engineer (A qualified fire protection engineer is defined as an individual meeting one of the following conditions: 1) An engineer having a Bachelor of Science or Master of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from an accredited university engineering program, plus a minimum of 5 years work experience in fire protection engineering; 2) A licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) who has passed the fire protection engineering written examination administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveys (NCEES); or 3) A registered professional P.E. in a related engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years experience, dedicated to fire protection engineering that can be verified with documentation), (v) One Life Safety Specialist, Two certified environmental survey personnel (asbestos, lead-based paint, soil, etc.), Two environmental design personnel (asbestos, lead-based paint, soil, etc.) - minimum of five years of experience in the field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph; (vi) One certified Value Engineer, One experienced MII Cost Engineers, One Professional Land Surveyor and survey crew, a geologist or soils engineer; minimum of five years of experience in related field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph except the survey crew. (c) Past Performance: Past performance on DoD contracts with respect to compliance with contract and task order terms, quality of work, adherence to schedules, cost control, communication, and issue resolution as determined by ACASS and other sources. (d) Capacity: Firms must demonstrate adequate team capacity to perform three task orders concurrently, at three separate locations, not within the same state; firm's capacity is an important consideration because of the potential for unforeseen schedule changes. The following item (e) is the secondary criteria: (e)Volume of DoD contract awards: In Section H, Part I, SF 330, firms must show their past 12 months DoD contract awards stated in dollars (see details in a subsequent paragraph). Include awards to all branch offices. In your calculation, do not consider awards to overseas offices for projects outside the United States, its territories, and possessions. Do not consider awards to a subsidiary if the subsidiary is not normally subject to management decisions, bookkeeping, and policies of a holding or parent company. 4. SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENT: In an effort to reduce paperwork and cost, ALL SF 330s shall be submitted electronically via the AMRDEC SAFE website at: https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/safe/. At the AMRDEC SAFE website, select the link: For users without a CAC OR if your computer is not configured to read your CAC. Using this option will allow you to access the SAFE as a guest. When completing the information for transmittal at the AMRDEC SAFE website, notification should be submitted to Contract Specialist, Julianne Bowersock, e-mail address: Julianne.L.Bowersock@usace.army.mil. (a) Interested firms (single firms or joint ventures) having the capabilities to perform this work must submit an SF 330 (6/2004 Edition), to the site stated above not later than 2:00 P.M. (Central Time) on the response date indicated above. If the response date is a Saturday, Sunday or Federal Holiday, the deadline is 2:00 P.M. the next business day. Late proposal rules found in FAR 15.208 will be followed for late submittals. Submission by telephonic facsimile will not be accepted. Personal visits to discuss this announcement will not be allowed; (b) Submit a compiled SF 330, Part I from the Prime, completed in accordance with the SF 330 instructions and additional instructions herein. It must contain information in sufficient detail to identify the team (prime, other offices of the prime firm and sub-consultants) proposed for the contract. Do not include company literature with the SF 330; (c) Use no smaller than 10 font type using Standard English. Front and back side use of a single page will count as two (2) pages. Pages in excess of the maximums listed will not be used in evaluation of the selection criteria. SF330, Part I, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS: (a) In Section C, identify the discipline/service to be supplied by each consultant; (b) In Section D, include a Team Project Organization Chart to indicate how each firm on the proposed team (prime and each sub-contractor is identified in Section C) integrates into the composite team; (c) In Section E, provide brief resumes of the on-staff or sub-consultant employees you intend to use to perform the work. Resumes must be submitted for each employee required to meet the minimums stated above in paragraph 3(b); (d) In Section F, a maximum of 10 projects including the prime and sub-consultants will be reviewed. Use no more than one page per project; (e) In Section G, Block 26, include the firm and location the person is associated with. The names of all individuals included in the resumes in Section E shall be listed in Block G-26 along with their firm location and their roles even if example project experience in Block G-28 is not applicable; (f) In Section H, provide a narrative to address each of the requirements, including subparagraphs, of items listed in Section 3, Selection Criteria, of this synopsis. When addressing team capabilities, clarify planned capability, existing capability and prior experiences, if any. Include any other relevant information including a short discussion of why the firm is especially qualified based upon the specific selection criteria listed in Section 3 herein. Under paragraph 3(e) above, provide an itemized summary of DoD contract awards to include Agency, Contract Number/Task Order No., and Project Title and amount. (Note: award of Indefinite Delivery Contracts should not be counted as award amounts; only actual Task Orders.) Generally, provide a brief presentation of internal controls and procedures that demonstrate the firms overall Design Quality Management Plan (DQMP) which provides sufficient information about this plan that clearly explains the ability of the firm to control costs, schedule and quality of work to be submitted to the Government. (A project-specific detailed quality control plan must be prepared and approved by the Government as a condition of contract award, but is not required with this submission). Indicate the estimated percentage involvement of each firm on the proposed team. Do not exceed 20 pages for Block H. SF330, PART II, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS (a) Responding firms must submit a copy of a current and accurate SF 330, Part II for the specific prime, other offices of the prime and subcontractor offices proposed to perform the work even if one is already on file. All Part IIs MUST be signed (signed within the past 12 months) and dated either by an original handwritten signature or a cut and pasted facsimile of an original signature. Indicate in Block 5b of each Part II if the firm is a Small Business, HUBZone, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, or Woman-Owned Small Business. To be classified as a small business, a firm's average annual receipts or sales for the preceding three fiscal years must not exceed $14 million; (b) In Block No. 4, Part II, provide the Data Universal Numbering system (DUNS) number issued by Dun and Bradstreet Information System (1-866-705-5711) for the prime A-E or Joint Venture. The DUNS number must be for the firm or joint venture performing the work (i.e., not the parent company DUNS number, but a DUNS number specifically for the office performing the work. Each branch office and/or joint venture must have their own DUNS number); and (c) Solicitation packages are not provided for A-E contracts and no additional project information will be given to firms during the announcement period. Facsimile transmissions will not be accepted. Points of Contact: Contracting - Ms. Julianne Bowersock OFFERORS QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS (a) Technical inquiries and questions relating to proposal procedures or bonds are to be submitted via Bidder Inquiry in ProjNet at http://www.projnet.org/projnet. (b) To submit and review bid inquiry items, bidders will need to be a current registered user or self-register into the system. To self-register go to web page, click BID tab select Bidder Inquiry, select agency USACE, enter Key for this solicitation listed below, and your e-mail address, click login. Fill in all required information and click create user. Verify that information on next screen is correct and click to continue. (c) From this page you may view all bidder inquiries or add inquiry. Only one question will be allowed per inquiry. If multiple questions are included in a single inquiry, only the first question will be answered. All others will remain unanswered until entered in as single inquiries. (d) Bidders will receive an acknowledgement of their question via email, followed by an answer to their question after it has been processed by our technical team. (e) The Solicitation Number is: W9126G-14-R-0071. (f) The Bidder Inquiry Key is: 64NPS3-655VSN. (g) The Bidder Inquiry System will be closed to new inquiries seven (7) calendar days prior to proposal submission in order to ensure adequate time is allotted to form an appropriate response and amend the solicitation, if necessary. If the System is not closed in a timely manner, an inquiry posted within seven calendar days of the receipt of proposals will still be regarded as untimely and will not be afforded a substantive response. (h) Offerors are requested to review the specification in its entirety, review the Bidder Inquiry System for answers to questions prior to submission of a new inquiry. (i) The bidder call center operates weekdays from 8am to 5pm U.S. Central Time Zone (Chicago). The telephone number for the Call Center is 1-800-428-HELP (1-800-428-4357). (j) Offers will NOT be publicly opened. Information concerning the status of the evaluation and/or award will NOT be available after receipt of proposals. This is not a request for proposal. Phone calls to discuss the solicitation are discouraged unless absolutely necessary. Personal visits for the purpose of discussing this solicitation are not allowed. To verify your proposal has been delivered you may e-mail Julianne.L.Bowersock@usace.army.mil.

C--Indefinite Delivery Contract for A-E Services, Nation-Wide Small Business

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published February 12, 2015  -  Deadline July 23, 2014
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1. CONTRACT INFORMATION: a. General. This nation-wide A-E Services contract is being procured in accordance with the Brooks Act (Public Law [P.L.] - 92-582) and implemented in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 36. Firms will be selected for negotiation based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. This announcement is set-aside for Small Business firms. The contract is anticipated to be awarded on or about April 2015. Solicitation period at minimum will be 30 calendar days from the posting date. It is anticipated that two contracts will be awarded from this announcement for an estimated $35,000,000 for each contract and will have a 1-year base period and four 1-year option periods. A Minimum Guarantee amount of $2,500 will apply to the Base Period only. The contract awarded under this announcement will be administered by the Fort Worth District and the Fort Worth District may elect to transfer capacity to other USACE Districts in support of the Department of Homeland Security, as well as military, civil works, and International and Interagency Support (IIS) Customers. North American Industrial Classification System code is 541330, which has standard size of $15Million. Projects are anticipated to be Nationwide, in support of the Department of Homeland Security and the Fort Worth District, Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. However, Task Orders under the resultant IDC may be awarded for projects anywhere in the U.S. or its territories or possessions. b. Contract Award Procedure: To be eligible for contract award, a firm must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database. For instruction on registering with the SAM, please see the SAM Web site at https://www.sam.gov/. NO STATE-LEVEL certifications shall be accepted. The Service Contract Act will apply to this acquisition. The proposed services will be obtained by a Negotiated Firm-Fixed Price Contract. c. Nature of Work: The services necessary for each requirement will be negotiated and awarded as individual Task Orders. The A-E shall furnish all services, materials, supplies, and supervision required to fully complete each Task Order. 2. PROJECT INFORMATION: A-E Services are expected for but not limited to facilities and infrastructure engineering, design and construction projects for the agencies under Department of Homeland Security (e.g. Border Patrol Stations, Highway Checkpoints, Detention facilities, administration facilities, Vehicle Maintenance Facilities, Drug Seizure Vault, Communication towers, Forward Operating Bases, roads and lighting, border fence and gates, hangers). A-E Services are expected for primarily engineering and design services to include but not be limited to any or all of the following related services: Program and Project Management; Development of Request for Proposal (RFP) packages; multi-disciplined design support and consultant services; scoping, design, drafting, and planning services for new construction and/or renovation, demolition and alterations of existing facilities; construction programming; construction cost estimating; topographic or boundary surveys; on site construction oversight; various engineering studies and site investigations; facility condition assessments using the BUILDER Sustainment Management System; ASHRAE Level I, II & III Energy Audits; value engineering services; subsurface geotechnical investigation and testing. Environmental studies/surveys and abatement design may also be required. Services also may include, but not be limited to any or all of the following: research analysis; pre-design site-assessment; feasibility and concept studies; interior design; space planning and programming; development of design concepts/standards; value engineering; life cycle cost analysis; and post award shop drawing review. Additional services include but not limited to: construction inspection; preparation of record drawings; soils engineering; preparation of operational maintenance manuals; environmental studies; National Historic Preservation Act analysis and documentation; historic and cultural resource studies - site identification surveys; design review; seismic analysis; design construction cost reconciliation; environmental testing; site evaluation; remediation design; state regulator or EPA compliance for hazardous materials such as petroleum products, automotive chemicals, asbestos, lead, and radon; design security and communications systems; designing fire protection and life safety systems; and other technical services related to project requirements as specified in individual contract Task Orders. Other Studies and Related Services: The A-E shall have knowledge and experience of spatial concepts and state-of-the art Geographic Information System (GIS) and the performance of complex spatial data management and analyses. A-E must be capable of the acquisition, storage, retrieval, analysis, manipulation, dissemination, display and management of geospatial data using a desktop based platform; developing, managing, and manipulating digital data bases; developing and executing customized software applications; developing and executing computer modeling/simulations depicting end-state conditions; preparing maps and graphics; CADD conversion; CADD/GIS interoperability; developing, implementing and maintaining enterprise GIS systems; designing, implementing, and maintaining web pages and portals meeting DoD regulations; Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) metadata standards compliance; SDSFIE (Spatial Data Standard) and AEC (Architectural Engineering CADD Standard) compliance; and on-site geospatial management. Other services included such things as planning services, site selection services, relocation services, document processing, testing services, professional experts at hearings, and photographs. Design considerations may include landscaping, architectural hardware, architectural evaluations, electronic and communications systems, force protection, environmental or EPA regulatory considerations including storm water pollution prevention plans and Section 404 Permit considerations. NEPA compliance includes but not be limited to preparing Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Project deliverables may include engineering studies, environmental surveys (wetlands/waters of the U.S., asbestos, lead based paint, soil, etc.),soil borings/samples for testing, boring logs, CADD produced plans specifications prepared utilizing Specsintact software (government furnished software) using Unified Facilities Guide Specifications, construction cost estimates prepared utilizing MII (government furnished software)(MII cost estimating software will be provided by the Government with data base information purchased by the A-E), and design analysis. All work must be done by or under the direct supervision of licensed professional engineers or registered architects. The selected small business A-E firms will need to demonstrate capability to perform at least 50 percent of the contract work listed below in accordance with EP 715-1, Chapter 3-8c which can be found at: http://www.publications.usace.army.mil/Portals/76/Publications/EngineerPamphlets/EP_715-1-7.pdf. In particular, in order to be awarded a small business contract the A-E firm will perform at least 50 percent of the cost of the contract incurred from personnel with its own employees. 3. SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection criteria for this acquisition are listed below in descending order of importance (first by major criterion and then by each sub-criterion), Criteria: (a)-(d) are primary criteria; item (e) is the secondary criteria and will only be used as tie-breakers among technically equal firms. (a) Specialized Experience and Technical Competence (Ensure that all special experience requirements are reflected on appropriate personnel resumes at Section E, Part I, SF 330). The contractor must demonstrate expertise in the following: (i) Recent experience (within the past 5 years) and performing work on a wide variety of sites located within the United States, its territories and possessions in a manner that complies with Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations. Demonstrate a minimum of three (3) examples within the past 5 years showing specialized experience and technical competence in the design of Government facilities with over One Million dollars ($1,000,000) construction costs. (ii) Demonstrate the capability to design projects incorporating the latest DoD Force Protection/Anti-Terrorism criteria (including any additional service requirements by the Department of Homeland Security), IBC and UFC codes, and LEED certification criteria. (iii) Demonstrate experience completing facility condition assessments using the BUILDER Sustainment Management System and ASHRAE Level I, II & III Energy Audits. (iv) Demonstrate specialized experience in the design of Department of Homeland Security and Border Patrol facilities or comparable non-government facilities. Specialized experience in the design of Government and DOD facilities will also be considered. (v) Firms must demonstrate experience in evaluating contractor's submittals and performing construction surveillance. (vi) Firms must demonstrate experience in design and survey for abatement of asbestos, lead-based paint, and the handling/disposal of other toxic and regulated substances. A HTRW survey team member must have demonstrated experience in use of a suitable X-ray fluorescence device during on-site surveys for lead-based paint and have access to same. (vii) Firms must demonstrate success in prescribing the use of recovered materials, achieving waste reduction, pollution prevention, energy efficiency and conservation in facility design. (viii) Firms must demonstrate the ability to prepare construction cost estimates using the program MII, latest version. (ix) Firms must demonstrate prior experience in use of Government-furnished Specsintact software in preparing project specifications. (x) Firms must demonstrate the ability to submit drawings in AutoCAD, Revit and Bently Microstation utilizing current versions. (xi) Firms must demonstrate the following expertise: a) using ArcGIS and/or Web services and associated extensions; b) building and maintaining multi-user geo-database in SQL and/or Oracle; c) executing ArcGIS Server Enterprise for Oracle and SQL server; d) developing and implementing geoprocessing scripts suing Python, Java, VB, Secure Socket Laser, VB.NET, C#(2005), Visual Basic, and AML; e) developing, implementing, and maintaining web-pages and web portals; f) CADD conversion and CADD/GIS interoperatability; g) operating map survey-grade GPS unit; h) the ability to provide on-site GIS support; i) Building information modeling (BIM). (b) Professional Qualifications: This Indefinite Delivery Contract will require the A-E Contractor to demonstrate that all expertise requirements are reflected on key personnel resumes in section E, Part I, SF330. None of the required personnel can be dual disciplined (except that the Life Safety Specialist can be one of the required registered Architects if qualified) and the Certified Energy Manager can be one of the Mechanical or Electrical Engineers, i.e. a separate employee must be on the Design Team except as noted for each stated requirement above to meet the personnel required. Ensure that resumes are provided for each of the required Architects, Engineers, and other personnel specifically required. Evaluation of each discipline will consider education, registration, relevant project experience within the last five years, and longevity with the firm. Resumes for the survey crew and testing lab are not required. Resumes for the asbestos/lead-based paint survey personnel are required. Repeat Resume Page as needed to provide all required resumes. Following is a list of the key personnel, minimum requirements and the minimum number required under the acquisition: (i) Two Project Managers; minimum of five years of experience on DoD projects and PMP Certification is highly desired; (ii) Three Registered Architects, one Registered Landscape Architect, one Registered Interior Designer, Three licensed Electrical Engineers, Three licensed Mechanical Engineers, One licensed Geotech Engineer, One Foundation Engineer, One AEE Certified Energy Manager, Three licensed Civil Engineers, Two Environmental Engineers, Two licensed Structural Engineers - with degree from an accredited university engineering program (ABET, NAAB), plus a minimum of 5 years work experience in their field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph; (iii) One GIS Analyst, One Geographic Data Processor, One Database Manager, One Web Programmer, One Web Administrator, One System Administrator, One Application Programmer - minimum of five years of experience in related field and certification is highly desired for all positions listed in this paragraph; (iv) One Qualified Fire Protection Engineer (A qualified fire protection engineer is defined as an individual meeting one of the following conditions: 1) An engineer having a Bachelor of Science or Master of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from an accredited university engineering program, plus a minimum of 5 years work experience in fire protection engineering; 2) A licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) who has passed the fire protection engineering written examination administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveys (NCEES); or 3) A registered professional P.E. in a related engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years experience, dedicated to fire protection engineering that can be verified with documentation), (v) One Life Safety Specialist, Two certified environmental survey personnel (asbestos, lead-based paint, soil, etc.), Two environmental design personnel (asbestos, lead-based paint, soil, etc.) - minimum of five years of experience in the field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph; (vi) One certified Value Engineer, One experienced MII Cost Engineers, One Professional Land Surveyor and survey crew, a geologist or soils engineer; minimum of five years of experience in related field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph except the survey crew. (c) Past Performance: Past performance on DoD contracts with respect to compliance with contract and task order terms, quality of work, adherence to schedules, cost control, communication, and issue resolution as determined by ACASS and other sources. (d) Capacity: Firms must demonstrate adequate team capacity to perform three task orders concurrently, at three separate locations, not within the same state; firm's capacity is an important consideration because of the potential for unforeseen schedule changes. The following item (e) is the secondary criteria: (e)Volume of DoD contract awards: In Section H, Part I, SF 330, firms must show their past 12 months DoD contract awards stated in dollars (see details in a subsequent paragraph). Include awards to all branch offices. In your calculation, do not consider awards to overseas offices for projects outside the United States, its territories, and possessions. Do not consider awards to a subsidiary if the subsidiary is not normally subject to management decisions, bookkeeping, and policies of a holding or parent company. 4. SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENT: In an effort to reduce paperwork and cost, ALL SF 330s shall be submitted electronically via the AMRDEC SAFE website at: https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/safe/. At the AMRDEC SAFE website, select the link: For users without a CAC OR if your computer is not configured to read your CAC. Using this option will allow you to access the SAFE as a guest. When completing the information for transmittal at the AMRDEC SAFE website, notification should be submitted to Contract Specialist, Julianne Bowersock, e-mail address: Julianne.L.Bowersock@usace.army.mil. (a) Interested firms (single firms or joint ventures) having the capabilities to perform this work must submit an SF 330 (6/2004 Edition), to the site stated above not later than 2:00 P.M. (Central Time) on the response date indicated above. If the response date is a Saturday, Sunday or Federal Holiday, the deadline is 2:00 P.M. the next business day. Late proposal rules found in FAR 15.208 will be followed for late submittals. Submission by telephonic facsimile will not be accepted. Personal visits to discuss this announcement will not be allowed; (b) Submit a compiled SF 330, Part I from the Prime, completed in accordance with the SF 330 instructions and additional instructions herein. It must contain information in sufficient detail to identify the team (prime, other offices of the prime firm and sub-consultants) proposed for the contract. Do not include company literature with the SF 330; (c) Use no smaller than 10 font type using Standard English. Front and back side use of a single page will count as two (2) pages. Pages in excess of the maximums listed will not be used in evaluation of the selection criteria. SF330, Part I, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS: (a) In Section C, identify the discipline/service to be supplied by each consultant; (b) In Section D, include a Team Project Organization Chart to indicate how each firm on the proposed team (prime and each sub-contractor is identified in Section C) integrates into the composite team; (c) In Section E, provide brief resumes of the on-staff or sub-consultant employees you intend to use to perform the work. Resumes must be submitted for each employee required to meet the minimums stated above in paragraph 3(b); (d) In Section F, a maximum of 10 projects including the prime and sub-consultants will be reviewed. Use no more than one page per project; (e) In Section G, Block 26, include the firm and location the person is associated with. The names of all individuals included in the resumes in Section E shall be listed in Block G-26 along with their firm location and their roles even if example project experience in Block G-28 is not applicable; (f) In Section H, provide a narrative to address each of the requirements, including subparagraphs, of items listed in Section 3, Selection Criteria, of this synopsis. When addressing team capabilities, clarify planned capability, existing capability and prior experiences, if any. Include any other relevant information including a short discussion of why the firm is especially qualified based upon the specific selection criteria listed in Section 3 herein. Under paragraph 3(e) above, provide an itemized summary of DoD contract awards to include Agency, Contract Number/Task Order No., and Project Title and amount. (Note: award of Indefinite Delivery Contracts should not be counted as award amounts; only actual Task Orders.) Generally, provide a brief presentation of internal controls and procedures that demonstrate the firms overall Design Quality Management Plan (DQMP) which provides sufficient information about this plan that clearly explains the ability of the firm to control costs, schedule and quality of work to be submitted to the Government. (A project-specific detailed quality control plan must be prepared and approved by the Government as a condition of contract award, but is not required with this submission). Indicate the estimated percentage involvement of each firm on the proposed team. Do not exceed 20 pages for Block H. SF330, PART II, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS (a) Responding firms must submit a copy of a current and accurate SF 330, Part II for the specific prime, other offices of the prime and subcontractor offices proposed to perform the work even if one is already on file. All Part IIs MUST be signed (signed within the past 12 months) and dated either by an original handwritten signature or a cut and pasted facsimile of an original signature. Indicate in Block 5b of each Part II if the firm is a Small Business, HUBZone, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, or Woman-Owned Small Business. To be classified as a small business, a firm's average annual receipts or sales for the preceding three fiscal years must not exceed $14 million; (b) In Block No. 4, Part II, provide the Data Universal Numbering system (DUNS) number issued by Dun and Bradstreet Information System (1-866-705-5711) for the prime A-E or Joint Venture. The DUNS number must be for the firm or joint venture performing the work (i.e., not the parent company DUNS number, but a DUNS number specifically for the office performing the work. Each branch office and/or joint venture must have their own DUNS number); and (c) Solicitation packages are not provided for A-E contracts and no additional project information will be given to firms during the announcement period. Facsimile transmissions will not be accepted. Points of Contact: Contracting - Ms. Julianne Bowersock OFFERORS QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS (a) Technical inquiries and questions relating to proposal procedures or bonds are to be submitted via Bidder Inquiry in ProjNet at http://www.projnet.org/projnet. (b) To submit and review bid inquiry items, bidders will need to be a current registered user or self-register into the system. To self-register go to web page, click BID tab select Bidder Inquiry, select agency USACE, enter Key for this solicitation listed below, and your e-mail address, click login. Fill in all required information and click create user. Verify that information on next screen is correct and click to continue. (c) From this page you may view all bidder inquiries or add inquiry. Only one question will be allowed per inquiry. If multiple questions are included in a single inquiry, only the first question will be answered. All others will remain unanswered until entered in as single inquiries. (d) Bidders will receive an acknowledgement of their question via email, followed by an answer to their question after it has been processed by our technical team. (e) The Solicitation Number is: W9126G-14-R-0071. (f) The Bidder Inquiry Key is: 64NPS3-655VSN. (g) The Bidder Inquiry System will be closed to new inquiries seven (7) calendar days prior to proposal submission in order to ensure adequate time is allotted to form an appropriate response and amend the solicitation, if necessary. If the System is not closed in a timely manner, an inquiry posted within seven calendar days of the receipt of proposals will still be regarded as untimely and will not be afforded a substantive response. (h) Offerors are requested to review the specification in its entirety, review the Bidder Inquiry System for answers to questions prior to submission of a new inquiry. (i) The bidder call center operates weekdays from 8am to 5pm U.S. Central Time Zone (Chicago). The telephone number for the Call Center is 1-800-428-HELP (1-800-428-4357). (j) Offers will NOT be publicly opened. Information concerning the status of the evaluation and/or award will NOT be available after receipt of proposals. This is not a request for proposal. Phone calls to discuss the solicitation are discouraged unless absolutely necessary. Personal visits for the purpose of discussing this solicitation are not allowed. To verify your proposal has been delivered you may e-mail Julianne.L.Bowersock@usace.army.mil.

C--Indefinite Delivery Contracts for A-E Services, Nation-Wide SDVOSB

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published September 26, 2014  -  Deadline October 25, 2014
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1. CONTRACT INFORMATION: a. General. This nation-wide A-E Services contract is being procured in accordance with the Brooks Act (Public Law [P.L.] - 92-582) and implemented in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 36. Firms will be selected for negotiation based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. This announcement is for unrestricted firms. The contract is anticipated to be awarded on or about April 2015. Solicitation period at minimum will be 30 calendar days from the posting date. It is anticipated that one contract will be awarded from this announcement with a $15,000,000 total capacity for each contract and will have a 1-year base period and four 1-year option periods. A Minimum Guarantee amount of $2,500 will apply to the Base Period only. The contract awarded under this announcement will be administered by the Fort Worth District and the Fort Worth District may elect to transfer capacity to other USACE Districts in support of the Department of Homeland Security, as well as military, civil works, and Interagency and International Support (IIS) Customers. North American Industrial Classification System code is 541330, which has standard size of $15 Million Projects are anticipated to be Nationwide, in support of the Department of Homeland Security and the Fort Worth District, Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. However, Task Orders under the resultant IDC may be awarded for projects anywhere in the U.S. or its territories or possessions. b. Contract Award Procedure: To be eligible for contract award, a firm must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database. For instruction on registering with the SAM, please see the SAM Web site at https://www.sam.gov/. NO STATE-LEVEL certifications shall be accepted. The Service Contract Act will apply to this acquisition. The proposed services will be obtained by a Negotiated Firm-Fixed Price Contract. c. Nature of Work: The services necessary for each requirement will be negotiated and awarded as individual Task Orders. The A-E shall furnish all services, materials, supplies, and supervision required to fully complete each Task Order. 2. PROJECT INFORMATION: A-E Services are expected for but not limited to facilities and infrastructure engineering, design and construction projects for the agencies under Department of Homeland Security (e.g. Border Patrol Stations, Highway Checkpoints, Detention facilities, administration facilities, Vehicle Maintenance Facilities, Drug Seizure Vault, Communication towers, Forward Operating Bases, roads and lighting, border fence and gates, hangers). A-E Services are expected for primarily engineering and design services to include but not be limited to any or all of the following related services: Program and Project Management; Development of Request for Proposal (RFP) packages; multi-disciplined design support and consultant services; scoping, design, drafting, and planning services for new construction and/or renovation, demolition and alterations of existing facilities; construction cost estimating; topographic or boundary surveys; on site construction oversight; various engineering studies and site investigations; facility condition assessments using the BUILDER Sustainment Management System; ASHRAE Level I, II & III Energy Audits; subsurface geotechnical investigation and testing. Environmental studies/surveys and abatement design may also be required. Services also may include, but not be limited to any or all of the following: research analysis; pre-design site-assessment; feasibility and concept studies; interior design; space planning and programming; development of design concepts/standards; value engineering; life cycle cost analysis; and post award shop drawing review. Additional services include but not limited to: construction inspection; preparation of record drawings; soils engineering; preparation of operational maintenance manuals; environmental studies; National Historic Preservation Act analysis and documentation; historic and cultural resource studies - site identification surveys; design review; seismic analysis; design construction cost reconciliation; environmental testing; site evaluation; remediation design; state regulator or EPA compliance for hazardous materials such as petroleum products, automotive chemicals, asbestos, lead, and radon; design security and communications systems; designing fire protection and life safety systems; and other technical services related to project requirements as specified in individual contract Task Orders. Other Studies and Related Services: The A-E shall have knowledge and experience of spatial concepts and state-of-the art Geographic Information System (GIS) and the performance of complex spatial data management and analyses. A-E must be capable of the acquisition, storage, retrieval, analysis, manipulation, dissemination, display and management of geospatial data using a desktop based platform; developing, managing, and manipulating digital data bases; developing and executing customized software applications; developing and executing computer modeling/simulations depicting end-state conditions; preparing maps and graphics; CADD conversion; CADD/GIS interoperability; developing, implementing and maintaining enterprise GIS systems; designing, implementing, and maintaining web pages and portals meeting DoD regulations; Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) metadata standards compliance; SDSFIE (Spatial Data Standard) and AEC (Architectural Engineering CADD Standard) compliance; and on-site geospatial management. Other services included such things as planning services, site selection services, relocation services, document processing, testing services, professional experts at hearings, and photographs. Design considerations may include landscaping, architectural hardware, architectural evaluations, electronic and communications systems, force protection, environmental or EPA regulatory considerations including storm water pollution prevention plans and Section 404 Permit considerations. NEPA compliance includes but not be limited to preparing Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Project deliverables may include engineering studies, environmental surveys (wetlands/waters of the U.S., asbestos, lead based paint, soil, etc.),soil borings/samples for testing, boring logs, CADD produced plans specifications prepared utilizing Specsintact software (government furnished software) using Unified Facilities Guide Specifications, construction cost estimates prepared utilizing MII (government furnished software)(MII cost estimating software will be provided by the Government with data base information purchased by the A-E), and design analysis. All work must be done by or under the direct supervision of licensed professional engineers or registered architects. 3. SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection criteria for this acquisition are listed below in descending order of importance (first by major criterion and then by each sub-criterion), Criteria: (a)-(d) are primary criteria; item (e) is secondary criteria and will only be used as a tie-breaker among technically equal firms. (a) Specialized Experience and Technical Competence: For subparagraphs (i) - (x) below, provide examples of projects, completed within the past 5 years, on which the required experience was obtained. Ensure that all experience requirements are reflected on appropriate personnel resumes at Section E, Part I, SF 330. Also show applicable experience by the firm in Section F, Part I, SF 330. The contractor must demonstrate expertise in the following: (i) Experience performing work on a wide variety of sites located within the United States, its territories and possessions in a manner that complies with Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations. Provide a minimum of three (3) examples of projects that exhibit specialized experience and technical competence in the design of Government facilities with over One Million dollars ($1,000,000) construction costs. (ii) Experience in the design of projects incorporating the latest DoD Force Protection/Anti-Terrorism criteria (including any additional service requirements by the Department of Homeland Security), IBC and UFC codes, and LEED certification criteria. (iii) Experience completing facility condition assessments using the BUILDER Sustainment Management System and ASHRAE Level I, II & III Energy Audits. Provide examples where this was accomplished. (iv) Experience in the design of Department of Homeland Security and Border Patrol facilities or comparable non-government facilities. Specialized experience in the design of Government and DOD facilities will also be considered. Provide example where this was accomplished. (v) Experience in evaluating contractor submittals and performing construction surveillance. (vi) Experience in design and survey for abatement of asbestos, lead-based paint, and the handling/disposal of other toxic and regulated substances. A firm must have experience in use of a suitable X-ray fluorescence device during on-site surveys for lead-based paint and have access to same. (vii) Experience in prescribing the use of recovered materials, achieving waste reduction, pollution prevention, energy efficiency and conservation in facility design. . (viii) Experience preparing construction cost estimates using the program MII, latest version. (ix) Experience in use of Government-furnished Specsintact software in preparing project specifications. (x) Experience with preparing drawings in AutoCAD, Revit and Bently Microstation utilizing current versions. (b) Professional Qualifications: This Indefinite Delivery Contract will require the A-E Contractor to demonstrate that all expertise requirements identified below are reflected on key personnel resumes in section E, Part I, SF330. None of the required personnel can be dual disciplined (except that the Life Safety Specialist can be one of the required registered Architects if qualified) and the Certified Energy Manager can be one of the Mechanical or Electrical Engineers, i.e. a separate employee must be on the Design Team except as noted for each stated requirement above to meet the personnel required. Ensure that resumes are provided for each of the required Architects, Engineers, and other personnel specifically required. Evaluation of each discipline will consider education, registration, relevant project experience within the last five years, and longevity with the firm. Resumes for the survey crew and testing lab are not required. Resumes for the asbestos/lead-based paint survey personnel are required. Repeat Resume Page as needed to provide all required resumes. Following is a list of the key personnel, minimum requirements and the minimum number required under the acquisition: (i) Two Project Managers; minimum of five years of experience on DoD construction projects is required and PMP Certification is highly desired; (ii) Three Registered Architects, one Registered Landscape Architect, one Registered Interior Designer, Three licensed Electrical Engineers, Three licensed Mechanical Engineers, One licensed Geotech Engineer, One AEE Certified Energy Manager, Three licensed Civil Engineers, Two licensed Environmental Engineers, Two licensed Structural Engineers - with degree from an accredited university engineering and Architectural program (ABET, NAAB), plus a minimum of 5 years work experience in their field of expertise for all position listed in this paragraph; (iii) One GIS Analyst, One Geographic Data Processor, One Database Manager, One Web Programmer, One Web Administrator, One System Administrator, One Application Programmer - minimum of five years of experience in related field is required and certification is highly desired for all positions listed in this paragraph; (iv) One Qualified Fire Protection Engineer (A qualified fire protection engineer is defined as an individual meeting one of the following conditions: 1) An engineer having a Bachelor of Science or Master of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from an accredited university engineering program, plus a minimum of 5 years work experience in fire protection engineering; 2) A licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) who has passed the fire protection engineering written examination administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveys (NCEES); or 3) A registered professional P.E. in a related engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years experience, dedicated to fire protection engineering that can be verified with documentation), (v) One Life Safety Specialist, Two certified environmental survey personnel (asbestos, lead-based paint, soil, etc.) - minimum of five years of experience in the field of expertise for all position listed in this paragraph; (vi) One experienced MII Cost Engineers, One Professional Land Surveyor and survey crew, a geologist or licensed soils engineer - minimum of five years of experience in related field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph except the survey crew. (c) Past Performance: Past performance on USACE contracts within last six years will be evaluated with respect to compliance with contract and task order terms, quality of work, adherence to schedules, cost control, communication, and issue resolution as determined by ACASS. (d) Capacity: Firms must demonstrate adequate team capacity to perform three task orders concurrently, at three separate locations, not within the same state; firm's capacity is an important consideration because of the potential for unforeseen schedule changes. The following item (e) is the secondary criteria: (e)Volume of DoD contract awards: In Section H, Part I, SF 330, firms must show their past 12 months DoD contract awards stated in dollars. Include awards to all branch offices. In your calculation, do not consider awards to overseas offices for projects outside the United States, its territories, and possessions. Do not consider awards to a subsidiary if the subsidiary is not normally subject to management decisions, bookkeeping, and policies of a holding or parent company. 4. SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENT: In an effort to reduce paperwork and cost, ALL SF 330s shall be submitted electronically via the AMRDEC SAFE website at: https://safe.amrdec.army.mil At the AMRDEC SAFE website, select the link: For users without a CAC OR if your computer is not configured to read your CAC. Using this option will allow you to access the SAFE as a guest. When completing the information for transmittal at the AMRDEC SAFE website, notification should be submitted to Contract Specialist, Julianne Bowersock, e-mail address: Julianne.L.Bowersock@usace.army.mil (a) Interested firms (single firms or joint ventures) having the capabilities to perform this work must submit an SF 330 (6/2004 Edition), to the site stated above not later than 2:00 P.M. (Central Time) on the response date indicated above. If the response date is a Saturday, Sunday or Federal Holiday, the deadline is 2:00 P.M. the next business day. Late proposal rules found in FAR 15.208 will be followed for late submittals. Submission by telephonic facsimile will not be accepted. Personal visits to discuss this announcement will not be allowed; (b) Submit a compiled SF 330, Part I from the Prime, completed in accordance with the SF 330 instructions and additional instructions herein. It must contain information in sufficient detail to identify the team (prime, other offices of the prime firm and sub-consultants) proposed for the contract. Do not include company literature with the SF 330; (c) Use no smaller than 10 font type using Standard English. Front and back side use of a single page will count as two (2) pages. Pages in excess of the maximums listed will not be used in evaluation of the selection criteria. Submit all pages of the submittal as a one complete file (multiple files will not be accepted). SF330, Part I, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS: (a) In Section C, identify the discipline/service to be supplied by each consultant; (b) In Section D, include a Team Project Organization Chart to indicate how each firm on the proposed team (prime and each sub-contractor is identified in Section C) integrates into the composite team; (c) In Section E, provide brief resumes of the on-staff or sub-consultant employees you intend to use to perform the work. Only include one role in block 13 except that the Life Safety Specialist may have a dual role. (See para. 3(b). Resumes must be submitted for each individual proposed to meet the required minimums stated above in paragraph 3(b); (d) In Section F, a maximum of 10 projects including the prime and sub-consultants will be reviewed. Use no more than one page per project; An Indefinite Delivery Contract can be counted as one project, however, the one page limit applies. (e) In Section G, Block 26, include the firm and location the person is associated with. The names of all individuals included in the resumes in Section E shall be listed in Block G-26 along with their firm location and their roles even if example project experience in Block G-28 is not applicable; (f) In Section H, provide a narrative to address each of the requirements, including subparagraphs, of items listed in Section 3, Selection Criteria, of this synopsis. When addressing team capabilities; clarify planned capability, existing capability, and prior experiences, if any. Include any other relevant information including a short discussion of why the firm is especially qualified based upon the specific selection criteria listed in Section 3 herein. Under paragraph 3(e) above, provide an itemized summary of DoD contract awards for the past 12 months to include Agency, Contract Number/Task Order No., and Project Title and amount. Do not include additional project information in the summary. (Note: award of Indefinite Delivery Contracts should not be counted as award amounts; only actual Task Orders.) Generally, provide a brief presentation of internal controls and procedures that demonstrate the firms overall Design Quality Management Plan (DQMP) which provides sufficient information about this plan that clearly explains the ability of the firm to control costs, schedule and quality of work to be submitted to the Government. (A project-specific detailed quality control plan must be prepared and approved by the Government as a condition of contract award, but is not required with this submission). Indicate the estimated percentage involvement of each firm on the proposed team. Do not exceed 20 pages for Block H. The DOD contract awards summary, noted above, does not count toward the 20 page limit for Block H SF330, PART II, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS (a) Responding firms must submit a copy of a current and accurate SF 330, Part II for the specific prime, other offices of the prime, joint ventures (JVs) and subcontractor offices proposed to perform the work even if one is already on file. All Part IIs MUST be signed (signed within the past 12 months) and dated either by an original handwritten signature or a cut and pasted facsimile of an original signature. Indicate in Block 5b of each Part II if the firm is a Small Business, HUBZone, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, or Woman-Owned Small Business. (b) In Block No. 4, Part II, provide the Data Universal Numbering system (DUNS) number issued by Dun and Bradstreet Information System (1-866-705-5711) for the prime A-E or Joint Venture. The DUNS number must be for the firm or joint venture performing the work (i.e., not the parent company DUNS number, but a DUNS number specifically for the office performing the work. Each branch office and/or joint venture must have their own DUNS number); and (c) Solicitation packages are not provided for A-E contracts and no additional project information will be given to firms during the announcement period. Facsimile transmissions will not be accepted. Points of Contact: Contracting - Ms. Julianne Bowersock OFFERORS QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS (a) Technical inquiries and questions relating to SF330 procedures or bonds are to be submitted via Bidder Inquiry in ProjNet at http://www.projnet.org/projnet. (b) To submit and review bid inquiry items, bidders will need to be a current registered user or self-register into the system. To self-register go to web page, click BID tab select Bidder Inquiry, select agency USACE, enter Key for this solicitation listed below, and your e-mail address, click login. Fill in all required information and click create user. Verify that information on next screen is correct and click to continue. (c) From this page you may view all bidder inquiries or add inquiry. Only one question will be allowed per inquiry. If multiple questions are included in a single inquiry, only the first question will be answered. All others will remain unanswered until entered in as single inquiries. (d) Bidders will receive an acknowledgement of their question via email, followed by an answer to their question after it has been processed by our technical team. (e) The Solicitation Number is: W9126G-14-R-0088 (f) The Bidder Inquiry Key is: AD37UV-289IRQ (g) The Bidder Inquiry System will be closed to new inquiries seven (7) calendar days prior to submission of the SF330s in order to ensure adequate time is allotted to form an appropriate response and amend the solicitation, if necessary. If the System is not closed in a timely manner, an inquiry posted within seven calendar days of the receipt of the SF330s will still be regarded as untimely and will not be afforded a substantive response. (h) Offerors are requested to review the specification in its entirety, review the Bidder Inquiry System for answers to questions prior to submission of a new inquiry. (i) The bidder call center operates weekdays from 8am to 5pm U.S. Central Time Zone (Chicago). The telephone number for the Call Center is 1-800-428-HELP (1-800-428-4357). (j) Offers will NOT be publicly opened. Information concerning the status of the evaluation and/or award will NOT be available after receipt of the SF330s. This is not a request for proposal. Phone calls to discuss the solicitation are discouraged unless absolutely necessary. Personal visits for the purpose of discussing this solicitation are not allowed. To verify your SF330 has been delivered you may e-mail julianne.l.bowersock@usace.army.mil.