Description: ALL QUESTIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED VIA THE BIDDER INQUIRY PORTAL IN PROJNET AS DESCRIBED IN THE SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS BELOW. Point Of Contact for this announcement is Ms. Allison Jones. This notice is posted in its entirety and hereby serves as the official solicitation for this project.
CONTRACT INFORMATION: A-E services are required for an IDIQ to support the IMCOM BUILDER SMS (BUILDER) Program throughout CONUS and OCONUS. The contractor will be required to perform services in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) National Program Office for support of the IMCOM BUILDER SMS program customers and projects.
This announcement is open to all businesses regardless of size. This announcement plans to issue seven (7) Unrestricted IDIQ, SATOCs. The Government may award other than seven (7) SATOCs depending on the source selection decision regarding how many contractors are considered most highly qualified in accordance with Brooks Act procedures. The total shared capacity of the IDIQ awards will be $150,000,000. There is no set aside capacity for this procurement. Selection of A-E firms is not based upon competitive bidding procedures, but rather upon the professional qualifications necessary for the performance of the required services. Only firms considered most highly qualified will be awarded a contract. Multiple awards will be made from this solicitation. The contracts will be awarded for a term not to exceed a total of five (5) years. Work under this contract will be subject to satisfactory negotiation of individual firm fixed price task orders, with the total IDIQ contract value not to exceed $150,000,000 over the five-year life of the contracts. No one firm will receive more than one award as a result of this solicitation. Rates will be negotiated for each 12-month period of the contract. All interested A-E firms are cautioned to review the restrictions of FAR 9.5 (Organizational and Consultant Conflicts of Interest). All interested A-E firms are reminded that, in accordance with the provisions of PL 95-507, they will be expected to place subcontracts to the maximum practicable extent consistent with the efficient performance of the contract with small and small disadvantaged firms. Large businesses selected for this contract must comply with FAR 52.219-9 regarding the requirement for a subcontracting plan for that part of the work it intends to subcontract. Large businesses selected for this contract will be required to submit a detailed subcontracting plan during contract negotiation. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this action is 541330.
Contractor Manpower Reporting: The contractor shall report ALL contractor labor hours (including subcontractor labor hours) required for performance of services provided under this contract for the Department of Defense via a secure data collection site. The contractor is required to completely fill in all required data fields using the following web address: http://www.ecmra.mil/. Reporting inputs will be for the labor executed during the period of performance during each Government fiscal year (FY), which runs October 01 through September 30. While inputs may be reported at any time during the FY, all data shall be reported no later than October 31 of each calendar year, beginning with 2014. Contractors may direct questions to the help desk at: http://www.ecmra.mil/.
PROJECT INFORMATION: A-E Services for this contract will be used, but are not limited, to perform and assist the IMCOM to implement BUILDER assessments and supporting activities such as: implementation/preparation of sustainable infrastructure assessments, real property installed equipment surveys, space utilization surveys; real property inventories, building energy audit surveys, and Army Sustainment, Restoration, and Modernization (SRM) at US Army CONUS and OCONUS installations. These other services will include all types of comprehensive support for implementation and support of BUILDER at US Army Installations worldwide. The implementation and associated support will improve building inspections and facility management business processes. In accordance with DoD directive, IMCOM is required to utilize BUILDER which was developed by the USACE Engineer Research and Development Center-Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) to conduct its facility condition assessments. BUILDER is a software application for building asset lifecycle management. BUILDER stores real property building information and more detailed system inventory is modeled and/or collected which identifies building components and their key life-cycle attributes such as the age, material and capacity. Site Inspections are performed on the various components to determine engineering based objective and repeatable Condition Index (CI) measures which relate the general physical health of the asset. Functionality assessments may be performed to evaluate user requirement changes, compliance and obsolescence issues. With information about condition, functionality, and remaining service life, BUILDER guides the development of short and long-range work plans based on sound investment strategies, prioritization criteria, and budget constraints. IMCOM, through the Mobile District, had already completed a two phase pilot project to test utilization of the BUILDER tool at selected IMCOM installations. The vast majority of the work will be on active Army installations; however work may also include a variety of projects potentially on government leased property.
SELECTION CRITERIA: The selection criteria are listed below in descending order of importance (first by major criterion and then by each sub-criterion). Criteria A thru D are primary. Criterion E is secondary and will only be used as a tie-breaker among technically equal firms.
A. Professional Qualifications
KEY PERSONNEL: The selected firm must have, either in-house or through consultants, the disciplines listed below, with registration required (include licensure and certification numbers) as indicated. Resumes (Block E of the SF 330) must be provided for these disciplines, including consultants. ROLE IN THIS CONTRACT, Block 13 under PART I, Section E must use the exact same discipline nomenclature as listed in this announcement. If an individual will serve in more than one discipline, then those disciplines shall be clearly indicated in Block 13, PART I, Section E. Evaluation of each discipline will consider education, registration, relevant experience, and longevity with the firm. Additionally, the evaluation will consider the firm's recent business history with proposed subcontractors. Recent for this solicitation is within 7 years of the solicitation issuance date. Submit one (1) to two (2) resumes per Discipline, indicating which resume is the Contact Lead. The following disciplines with registrations are required:
(1) Program Manager(2) Project Manager(3) Master Planner - required AICP Certification (License number required), minimum of bachelor's degree (degree from an accredited four-year college or university(4) Electrical Engineer - required Professional Engineering Licensure (License number required), minimum of a bachelor's degree (degree from an accredited four-year college or university) with a major in the specified field of study required(5) Mechanical Engineer - required Professional Engineering Licensure (License number required), minimum of a bachelor's degree (degree from an accredited four-year college or university) with a major in the specified field of study required(6) Civil Engineer - required Professional Engineering Licensure (License number required), minimum of a bachelor's degree (degree from an accredited four-year college or university) with a major in the specified field of study required(7) CADD Technician - minimum of an associate's degree (degree from an accredited college or university) with a major in the specified field of study required(8) GIS Technician - minimum of an associate's degree (degree from an accredited college or university) with a major in the specified field of study required(9) Cost Estimator - with Professional Engineering Licensure or Certified by a Professional Organization such as AACE, ASPE or equivalent(10) Architect - required Registered Architect Licensure, minimum of a bachelor's degree (degree from an accredited four-year college or university) with a major in the specified field of study required
The professional qualification evaluation will consider education, registration, and overall relevant experience in the type of work required and longevity with the firm. Resumes (Block E of the SF 330) must be provided for these disciplines, including subcontractors. Additional resumes may be added to further explain proposed team members; however, only the disciplines requested in this solicitation will be evaluated. Each resume shall not exceed one page in length. Use the same discipline nomenclature as used in this announcement when identifying Project Assignment on each resume.
KEY PROJECTS: Use no more than one (1) page per project. A relevant BUILDER project is defined as all assessment activity performed under a single, stand-alone contract and/or a task order issued under existing IDIQ contract(s). It shall be noted that a task order issued under an IDIQ is considered a single project. Do not combine or separate multiple task orders to create a single project example. Combining multiple task orders to create a single project will not be compliant with the solicitation criteria, and will not be evaluated or considered. Splitting a task order to create multiple projects will not be compliant with the solicitation criteria, and will not be evaluated or considered. The IDIQ number and individual task order number associated with the project in the title must be included for each of the projects.
At least seven (7) of the eight (8) project examples must be 100% completed, and the remaining project may be 90% or more completed in order to be evaluated or considered. All projects shall include a project completion date. Include Quality of Past Performance Ratings from CPARs, or equivalent, on each project resume. In Block G-26, along with the name of key personnel, include the firm with whom the person is or was associated at the time the project work was performed. A Part II is required for each branch office of the Prime Firm and any Subcontractors that will have a key role in the proposed contract.
A maximum of eight (8) relevant BUILDER projects of the prime, the subcontractor(s), or both not to exceed the past seven (7) years, will be reviewed in PART I, Section F. These projects are to be evaluated to assess the prime and subcontractors firm's qualifications based on the project information above. Each of the projects submitted for evaluation must state the percentage (%) of total project performed by the prime and each subcontractor and additionally state the number of the prime and subcontractor(s) employees that directly performed assessments with the amount of square footage assessed by the prime and with the amount of square footage assessed by the subcontractor(s). Of these maximum eight (8) relevant BUILDER projects, the offeror submitting as Prime on the SF330, must have performed, completed, and/or accomplished a minimum of four (4) projects either as prime or subcontractor who conducted the majority of the BUILDER work on that project. More weight will be given to those firms demonstrating BUILDER assessment for DOD Services of a minimum of two million (2M) square feet per project.
Those firms submitting as a Joint Venture (JV) must follow the same format as the non-JV firms. The JV may submit a maximum of eight (8) relevant BUILDER projects as the prime, the subcontractor or both not to exceed the past seven (7) years. Of these maximum eight (8) relevant BUILDER projects, the offeror submitting as Prime on the SF330 must have performed, completed, and/or accomplished a minimum of four (4) projects (either as the prime or subcontractor). If the JV does not have the minimum projects as a JV Offeror, then the Offeror may supplement with projects performed by the members of the JV in their individual capacities to meet this minimum requirement. More weight will be given to those firms demonstrating BUILDER assessment for DOD Services of a minimum of two million (2M) square feet per project.
B. Specialized Experience and Technical Competence: In PART I, Section H, provide a narrative demonstrating breadth, knowledge and experience of the prime and the subcontractor(s) for each of the following areas: (1) Demonstrated experience in providing BUILDER support for the following agencies and offices: IMCOM; US Army Reserves; US Army National Guard; US Army Materiel Command, US Air Force; US Marine Corps; US Navy; Defense Health Agency; Defense Logistics Agency, or Other DoD agencies. (2) The firm shall provide documentation of past BUILDER implementation for each DoD Service where work was performed over the past seven (7) years; inventory/inspection assessment, and data entry experience; the number and roles of prime contractor employees and/or subcontractor employees (broken out separately for each) involved with the conduct of the BUILDER assessments by DoD Service and installation; the average production rate of square footage assessed per person per agency where work was preformed; and the total square feet assessed per year for each DoD Service, broken out by individual installation. (3) Describe the firm's data collection methods and tools used during the BUILDER assessment field work portion for both inside secure (SCIF) and non-secure areas. (4) Knowledge and experience with supporting activities such as: implementation/preparation of sustainable infrastructure assessments, real property installed equipment surveys, space utilization surveys; real property inventories, building energy audit surveys, and Army Sustainment, Restoration, and Modernization (SRM) program experience for DoD agencies. (5) Knowledge and experience of pertinent current U.S. Army and other military and Federal agency policies, guidance, and regulation. (6) Describe the firm's quality control plan to include project scheduling and coordination with subcontractors.
C. Capacity to Accomplish the Work: The firms shall demonstrate the capacity to accomplish at least four (4) $500,000 individual task orders simultaneously.
D. Past Performance: Firms shall provide past performance on Department of Defense contracts with respect to cost control, quality of work and compliance with performance schedules. Evaluations will be based on established CPARS ratings and other credible documentation included in the SF 330 not to exceed the past seven (7) years.
E. Volume of DoD Contract Awards: Firms shall provide the volume of work awarded by DoD agencies during the previous 12 months. Volume shall be broken out into contracts, task orders, amounts, and a brief one sentence description of the work.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Interested A-E firms or joint ventures having the capabilities to perform this work are invited to submit one (1) complete bound paper copy and one (1) complete pdf on Compact Disc (CD) or Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) of their SF 330 (Architect-Engineer Qualifications) proposal to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, CESAM-EN-D, ATTN: Ms. Allison Jones, 109 St. Joseph Street, Mobile, AL 36602. SF 330, current edition, must be used, and may be obtained from the Government Printing Office or from the following web site: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/download/116486. PDFs shall be compatible with Adobe Acrobat XI or earlier version. Proposals submitted on anything other than a complete bound paper copy and CD or DVD will not be accepted. All firms responding to this solicitation MUST label the SF330 and the CD or DVD with their company name and solicitation number. Offerors submitting proposals as a Joint Venture (JV) shall obtain a DUNS number and be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) as a JV. Include a fully executed Joint Venture Agreement. Include a JV Management Plan. Include DUNS number in Block 5 of the SF330 PART I, Section B. All fonts shall be at least 11 or larger in Arial (not Arial Narrow) to include text, tables and figures. PART I OF THE SF 330 SHALL NOT EXCEED 50 PAGES FRONT SIDE ONLY. Blank sheets/Tabs separating the sections within the SF 330 will not count in the page-count maximum for PART I. In Block G-26, along with the name, include the firm with which the person is associated. Pages shall be 8-1/2 inches by 11 inches. The Organization Chart required in Section D and the Matrix required as Section G, PART I of the SF330 may be presented on a sheet up to 11 inches by 17 inches folded neatly to 8-1/2 inches by 11 inches, bound in the SF330 at the proper location, and counted as one page. Firms are required to submit one (1) complete bound paper copy for record purposes only and one (1) complete pdf on Compact Disc (CD) or Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) of their SF 330. Do not submit proposal text with multi-column formatting. Utilize page numbering and use bookmarks/tabs to format the proposal pdfs.
Solicitation packages are not provided. Submittals must be received no later than 2:00 P.M. Central Time on 20 September 2016. The Agency will not accept any submittals received after this time and date. The A-E Evaluation Board (Selection Board) is tentatively scheduled TO COMMENCE ON OR ABOUT 17 October 2016. As required by acquisition regulations, interviews for the purpose of discussing prospective contractor qualifications for the contract will be conducted only for those firms considered most highly qualified after submittal review by the Selection Board. Interviews will be conducted by telephone and will most likely occur the same week that the Selection Board convenes. Phone calls and personal visits for the purpose of discussing this solicitation are not allowed.
ALL QUESTIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED VIA THE BIDDER INQUIRY PORTAL in ProjNet at http://www.projnet.org/projnet. Questions should be submitted no later than 01 September 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Central Time to allow time for a response. On this date and time the portal will be closed. For questions, no other means of communication (e-mail, fax, or telephone) will be accepted. To submit and review inquiries, firms will need to be current registered users of the ProjNet system. To register, go to the link above, click the BID tab, select BIDDER INQUIRY, select agency USACE, enter the Bidder Inquiry Key for this solicitation listed below, and your e-mail address, and then click login. Complete all required information and then click CREATE USER. Verify that information on the next screen is correct and click CONTINUE. From this page you can view all bidder inquiries for this solicitation or add an inquiry. Offerors or Bidders will receive an acknowledgement of their question via e-mail, followed by a response to their question after it has been processed by our team. The Solicitation Number is: W91278-16-R-0004. The Bidder Inquiry Key is: EIC62Q-WSVH57. Firms are requested to review the Bidder Inquiry Portal for previous questions and responses, prior to submission of a new inquiry on the Portal. Caution: Any inquiry submitted and answered within this system, will be accessible to view by ALL interested FIRMS on this solicitation. The call center for the ProjNet operates weekdays from 8 AM to 5 PM U.S. Central Time Zone. The telephone number is 1-800-428-HELP.
To verify your submittal has been delivered, you may e mail Ms. Allison Jones at: Sally.A.Jones@usace.army.mil. To be eligible for contract award, a firm must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database. For instructions on registering with the SAM, please see the SAM Web site at https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/.