Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: United States
AE IDIQ General Design Services throughout NAD
Department of the Army
696 Virginia Road Concord MA 01742-2751
Jessica Loc, Phone 9783188678, Email firstname.lastname@example.org
The U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District is issuing a Sources Sought Announcement for Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity for Architect /Engineer General Design Services Contracts to determine the interest, availability and capability of 8(a), HUBZone, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Women-Owned, and Small Business concerns. The NAICS code for the work described below is 541330 with a size standard $15,000,000. The intent is to award one contract through an unrestricted synopsis/solicitation in 2019 and to award two contracts through a small business set-aside synopsis/solicitation in late 2019/2020. The total contract value of the unrestricted procurement will be up to $15,000,000. An unrestricted synopsis/solicitation is necessary to meet the requirements of DFARS 219.502. The total contract value of the small business set-asides will be approximately $6,000,000 each. All contracts will have an ordering period not to exceed five years. The location of the work to be performed under this contract shall be primarily in the six New England States (ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, and RI) but will also include all other states and districts covered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division’s mission areas (NY, PA, NJ, DE, MD, VA, WV and the District of Columbia).
The work involves engineering, design, and surveying assignments at various locations in the Corps’ New England District, which could include various design and/or construction services requiring registered professional civil, mechanical, electrical, and structural engineers; licensed land surveyors; and registered professional architects. In order that we may assess your capability to perform this contract adequately, please submit a brief synopsis of your firm describing its size, small business status, personnel makeup, experience, and expertise. In addition, please indicate what registered personnel you either have on staff or plan to provide through a consultant, and indicate which of those personnel are currently on staff. Also, please submit documentation of your firm’s experience and capabilities related to: (a) Military building design including implementing anti-terrorism standards into building design; (b) The design of new structures and renovation of existing structures for federal government facilities (c) Developing Request For Proposal (RFP) documentation to be used to solicit Design-Build contracts ), (d) General site engineering, planning and design, including projects related to the development of water resources; (e) The design of any other/unique structure; (f) Sustainable design practices including building commissioning and USGBC LEED certification requirements; (g) development of traffic management plans and controls; (h) Use/knowledge of Corps computer-based cost engineering systems (MCACES) and the development of construction cost estimates; (i) Use of CADD and BIM software (Bentley and/or Autodesk platforms); (j) the development of Plans & Specifications including the use of Corps computer-based specification software (SPECSINTACT). Also, please present a discussion of Project Management methods/philosophies.
Interested firms should submit a capabilities package to include the following business classification (i.e. 8(a), HUBZone, etc.), staff size, primary area of contractors expertise, resume of key personnel, and provide examples of projects illustrating the requirements stated above preferably within the New England states. The package must identify the nature of work performed by the firm, percentage of overall work self-performed by the firm and features of work performed by team subcontractors. The firm should also describe their in-house capabilities to accomplish the above stated work requirements. Address how the firm will meet or exceed the requirements of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.219-14, “Limitations on Subcontracting”. Also describe the plan/method to be used in selection of subcontractors for disciplines not provided by in-house resources to ensure appropriate level of experience and quality of work. Responses are required no later than June 14, 2018. Responses should be addressed to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, 696 Virginia Road, Concord, MA 01742-2751, Attn: Jessica Loc via email at email@example.com. (Contracts Branch). Responses are limited to twenty pages. Firms interested shall provide the above documentation in one original form, one copy and an electronic version (DVD or CD). Thumb drives or USBs are not permitted. The Government will not pay for any material provided in response to this market survey nor return the data provided. This notice is for information purposes only and is not a request to be placed on a solicitation mailing list nor is it a Request for Proposal (RFP) or an announcement of a solicitation. The results of this survey will be considered to be in effect for a period of one year from the date of this notice.