INDEFINITE DELIVERY/INDEFINITE QUANTITY (IDIQ) RESTRICTED A&E CONTRACT FOR GENERAL DESIGN SERVICES ANYWHERE WITHIN THE CONTINENTIAL UNITED STATES (CONUS) AND OUTSIDE THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES (OCONUS), UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGNS, MISSISSIPPI

Agency: Department of the Army
State: Louisiana
Type of Government: Federal
Category:
  • C - Architect and Engineering Services - Construction
Posted: Sep 19, 2019
Due: Oct 10, 2019
Solicitation No: W912P819R0015
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Opportunity History
Solicitation Number :
W912P819R0015
Notice Type :
Presolicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Aug 26, 2019 2:50 pm Modified: Sep 19, 2019 9:30 am Track Changes

SF330 Due date of September 26, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. has been changed to October 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Central Standard Time.
1. CONTRACT INFORMATION: No additional information shall be provided and no solicitation will be issued. The resulting contract(s) is being procured in accordance with the Brooks A-E Act as implemented in FAR Subpart 36.6.. Interested firms shall respond by submitting a SF 330, listing their qualifications in accordance with the instructions below. This is not a Request for Proposal. Firms will be selected for negotiations based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required services. North American Industrial Classification System Code is 541330, which has a size standard of $15,000,000.00 in average annual receipts. This Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) announcement is 100% Small Business set aside (Restricted). The resulting contract(s) will be a Firm Fixed-Price Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity type contract. Two contract awards are anticipated, with a period of performance of 5 years with four negotiated rate escalations at each year after the initial first year. The contract will not exceed $20,000,000.00 or five years in duration, whichever comes first. The minimum guarantee throughout the five-year contract is $30,000.00. Work will be issued by negotiated firm fixed-price or General Design and related services task orders. Responding firms must address each A-E Selection Criteria and clearly indicate which shall be subcontracted and provide a separate SF330 for each subcontractor as necessary. To be eligible for contract award, the firm must be registered in the DOD System for Award Management (SAM) at the time of SF30 submission. Register via the SAM Internet site at https://www.sam.gov. The primary purpose of the proposed contract is to provide A-E General Design and other related Services anywhere within the Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS), United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) jurisdiction worldwide. SF330 Due Date is 26 September 2019 at 11:00 a.m. CST. Questions cut-off date will be 9 September 2019 at 11:00 a.m. CST.


2. PROJECT INFORMATION: A-E and related services are to be accomplished through Task Orders, which shall consist of the following tasks:


(a) The work may involve investigations, comparisons, data evaluations,analysis, design, water quality analysis, technical writing, civil design, hydraulic design, structural design, geotechnical design, mechanical design, electrical design, architectural design, building and civil information modeling (BIM/CIM); and CAD drafting for Design Documentation Reports (DDRs), geotechnical reports, feasibility studies, plans and specifications, Operation, Maintenance, Repair, Replacement, and Rehabilitation (MRR&R) manuals, periodic inspection reports, value engineering, or other engineering documents; and Engineering Design support during Advertisement (EDA) and Engineering Design support During Construction (EDC). EDA responsibilities include preparing amendments to the advertised plans and specifications and updating the BIM/CIM as warranted by comments received from prospective bidders. EDC responsibilities include attending the pre-construction conferences; responding to the contractors requests for information and clarifications; reviewing submittals from the construction contractor; and, performing monthly or bi-weekly site visits, or site visits at critical times as determined by the design engineer, with the objective of witnessing construction practices, observing conditions, and documenting from the designer's perspective the implementation of the designer's product. The A-E shall be responsible for all engineering, BIM/CIM revisions, plans and specification revisions required during construction of the projects which are necessitated by different site conditions, inadvertent errors and omissions in original contract documents or a project feature design change. The A-E shall also be responsible for coordination of all design changes with the Government and the local sponsor. All information shall be submitted to the Government in an expeditious manner to avoid delays to the construction contractor. Surveying and the use of aerial mapping are required to support this work.


(b) The work may involve the following disciplines and professional qualifications of the key design personnel; including professional registration in engineering, architecture and surveying; available to work on this contract: Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Corrosion Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Cost Engineering; Hydrologists, Geologists, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Surveying, Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) Mapping and Analysis, Drafting via Computer Aided Design (CAD Micro-station), 3-D Modeling CAD consisting of Building Information Modeling (BIM), and Civil Information Modeling (CIM) and Project Management. The A-E shall demonstrate professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of required services. The evaluation will consider the education, training, licensing, certification and professional registration of the individuals making up the assembled team. The evaluation will consider overall relevant experience as well as longevity in the discipline and the firm.


(c) The work may involve the following types of existing projects, and new projects may be at any design stage, and may involve new or existing structures: hydraulic structures such as locks, floodgates, floodwalls, levees, navigation structures, drainage canals and structures, prestressed and post tensioned concrete structures, pumping stations; marine structures such as bulkheads, dolphins, fenders, guide walls, jetties; highway work such as roads, ramps, buildings such as warehouses, pump houses, or offices related to the structures above; flood risk management and hurricane and storm damage risk reduction projects; and freshwater and sediment diversion projects, and other multi-purpose projects.


(d) The work may involve the following types of related work: 3D modeling of buildings, structures, sites and horizontal construction features, civil/site work design, structural design, finite element modeling, frame analysis, pile group analysis, drainage analysis, development of plans and specifications, development of real estate rights-of-way drawings, HTRW investigations; architectural treatments, landscaping, perform soil borings, soil testing to determine soil properties and provide boring logs in accordance with the USACE New Orleans District geotechnical criteria, pile capacity curves, bearing capacity analysis, cantilever retaining or floodwall analysis, temporary retaining structure design, time settlement projections with lift schedules, soil pressures, seepage and dewatering analysis, stability analysis using Spencer's Method and/or Method of Planes for levees, reinforced embankments, dikes and other earthen structures; stability analyses of slopes for revetments, channels and excavations; stability analyses of flood walls (T-wall, I-wall, L-wall), down drag and settlement analysis, numerical modeling, settlement induced bending moments in piles, wave equation analyses, water quality analysis, anchored and multi-braced retaining wall analyses, piping analyses, uplift analyses, heave analyses, filter design, relief well design, pile load test monitoring, noise and vibration monitoring, operation and interpretation of data obtained from A-E provided pile driver analyzer or static pile load testing; and, surveys and the use of aerial photographic coverage to locate features and develop 3D survey information models, instrumentation for stream gaging activities, topographic maps, contour maps, profiles and sections, both land based and hydrographic.


(e) The instrumentation and evaluation work may involve the following:


(1)Surveying and instrumentation data gathering for specific features of existing civil works structures such as survey cross sections and profiles, settlement mark readings, joint movement readings, joint alignment readings and piezometer readings. The surveys may include hydrographic, overbank, horizontal distances and control data produced and submitted in compliance with New Orleans District surveys standards and USACE EMs. Firms must indicate their capability of utilizing Global Positioning Systems (GPS), total stations, terrestrial scanners, and digital levels.


(2)Compiling the field data into the appropriate digital format for use in various software, e.g. government provided data collector program, government provided cross section plot program, Excel spreadsheet with graphics.


(3) Producing CAD and Excel plots and plates from the compiled data.


(4)Analyzing the field data and preparing instrumentation evaluation reports with photos and documentation of the site visit by engineers.


(5)Installation of instrumentation devices such as piezometers, inclinometers, stream gages and corrosion meters.


3. SELECTION CRITERIA: The selection criteria are listed below in descending order of importance. Criteria (a) thru (d) are primary. Criteria (e) is are secondary and will be used only as tie-breakers among technically equal firms.


PRIMARY CRITERIA:


(a)Specialized Experience and Technical Competence of the prime firm, joint venture partners, key, subcontractors, consultants and/or free-lance associates in the type of services specifically indicated in paragraph 2 above.


(b)Professional Qualifications of the key design personnel, including professional registration in engineering, architecture and surveying, available to work on this contract in the following disciplines: Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Corrosion Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Cost Engineering; Hydrologists, Geologists, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Surveying, Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) (Mapping and Analysis), Drafting via Computer Aided Design (CAD Microstation), 3-D Modeling CAD consisting of Building Information Modeling (BIM), and Civil Information Modeling (CIM) and Project Management. Demonstrate professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of required services. The evaluation will consider the education, training, licensing, certification, professional registration, overall relevant experience, and longevity in the discipline and the firm.


(c) Capacity to Accomplish the Work (personnel and equipment) in the required time using all of the latest versions of commercial and software packages utilized by USACE; produce geo-referenced CAD drawings in the Micro-station format according to USACE CAD Standards; produce GIS products according to USACE GIS Standards; produce specifications; produce cost estimates in MCACES (MIl); perform soil borings and soil testing and analysis in accordance with the New Orleans District geotechnical criteria; perform land based and hydrographic surveys in accordance with New Orleans District Survey Standards; and provide the following personnel: three structural engineers, three civil engineers, two geotechnical engineers, one hydraulic engineer, one cost engineer, one electrical engineer, two mechanical engineers, one corrosion engineer, one environmental engineer, one architect, one registered land surveyor (to include State of Louisiana licensing) and one Micro-station CAD technician, one building information modeler, one civil information modeler, one hydrologist, one geologist, one GIS Analyst, two 3-person topographic survey parties, one 2-person hydrographic survey party, and one 2-person Global Positioning System (GPS) party capable of performing various types of GPS Surveys. The prime must be capable of performing more than 50% of the assigned task order work.


(d) Past Performance of the A-E, joint venture partners, and key subcontractors on Department of Defense and other contracts with respect to cost control, quality of work and compliance with performance schedules as determined from PPIRS.



SECONDARY CRITERIA:


Knowledge of Locality within the limits of the New Orleans District and the Mississippi Valley Division and demonstrate prior field data collection experience within Louisiana.


4. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Interested firms that have the capability to perform the services described in this announcement are invited to submit five printed copies and one electronic copy (CD or DVD) of Standard Form 330 for the proposed team, including the prime firm, joint venture partners, key subcontractors, consultants and free-lance associates, to the address below not later than 1100 hrs. Central Time on the closing date of this announcement.


The five selection criteria listed above must be addressed in the appropriate sections of the SF 330 for the prime firm, joint venture partners, key subcontractors, consultants and/or free-lance associates, and any other pertinent information. Include the firm's DUNS Number in Block 4 of the SF330.


The SF 330 Part I shall not exceed 100 pages (8.5 x 11 inch sheets), including no more than 50 pages for Section H. Each side of a sheet of paper is a page. Use font type no smaller than point size 11. Interested firms responding to this announcement after the closing date and time will NOT be considered. Required forms may be obtained on the Internet at: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/type/TOP.


Overnight or courier type of mail should be sent to the following address: U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, Attn: Melissa A. Vaughn, Room 172, 7400 Leake Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118-1030. Refer to Announcement No. W912P819R0015.


Contracting Office Address :
Attn: CEMVN-CT
PO Box 60267
New Orleans, Louisiana 70160-0267
United States
Place of Performance :
7400 Leake Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Melissa A. Vaughn
Phone: 504-862-2762
Fax: 504-681-2394
Secondary Point of Contact :
Veronica F. Garner,
Contract Specialist
Phone: (504) 862-1515
Fax: 504-862-2889
General Information
Notice Type:
Presolicitation
Original Posted Date:
August 26, 2019
Posted Date:
September 19, 2019
Response Date:
Oct 10, 2019 11:00 am Central
Original Response Date:
Sep 26, 2019 11:00 am Central
Archiving Policy:
Automatic, 15 days after response date
Original Archive Date:
October 11, 2019
Archive Date:
October 25, 2019
Original Set Aside:
Total Small Business
Set Aside:
Total Small Business
Classification Code:
C -- Architect and engineering services
NAICS Code:
541 -- Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services/541330 -- Engineering Services

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