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C -- Sources sought for indefinite delivery solicitation for A-E services at Barksdale Air Force Base Shreveport, LA

Notice Date
Notice Type
Sources Sought
Contracting Office
Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Engineering Field Division, South, 2155 Eagle Drive, North Charleston, SC, 29406
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Response Due
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Debra Ryan, Contract Specialist, Phone 843-820-5918, Fax 843-818-6862,
E-Mail Address
The proposed contract listed herein is being considered for 100% 8(a), HUBZone or Small Business Set-Aside. All interested 8(a), HUBZone or Small Business Set-Aside concerns will notify this office in writing: Attn: Code 0213DR of their intention to submit a proposal on the proposed contract as Prime no later than 16 April 2002. NOTE: 8(a), HUBZone and small business firms: At least 50% of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel shall be expended for employees of the concern. The Government considers any firm having less than 25 employees, 15 (fifteen) of which must be registered engineers in the fields required to support the performance of this requirement not capable of performing the requirement. This notification/submittal must include (1) the name of the firm; (2) evidence of capacity to perform the requirements and capacity of team to manage several GIS development projects (construction costs between $5,000,000 and $20,000,000) at one time; (3) Knowledge of DOD regulations, including Anti-terrorism and Force Protection criteria, through recent design experience and (4) general information that demonstrates the capability to perform projects of this complexity and magnitude. Complete information concerning management experience in similar work and financial status will be submitted with references. If adequate interest is not received from 8(a) concerns, consideration will then be given to setting the requirements aside for HUBZone concerns. If adequate interest is not received from HUBZone concerns, consideration will then be given to setting the requirements aside for Small Business concerns. Also, if adequate interest is received from 8(a) and HUBZone concerns, it is the Contracting Officer?s determination on how this will be set-aside IAW SBA Procedural Notice, Control No.: 8000-553 dated 10-10-2001. If adequate interest is not received from Small Business concerns, then the requirement will be issued unrestricted. The requirements for the SF254, SF255, etc. listed below are not required to be submitted at this time for the Set-Aside determination, but will be required for selection determination. Only one firm will be selected for this contract. The contract will be identified as N62467-02-R-0323. One firm will be selected for this solicitation. Contract will provide A-E services for projects and services at Barksdale AFB Shreveport, LA. The firm/team may also, on occasion, be tasked to provide the services described herein at Government activities outside the SOUTHNAVFACENGCOM AOR. These actions will be decided on a case-by-case basis as approved by the contracting officer. It is anticipated that most work will be in the SOUTHNAVFACENGCOM AOR. The work requires architectural and engineering services necessary for the preparation of plans (AutoCAD, latest release, compatible format), specifications (using SPECSINTACT System), and cost estimates (using a government provided Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) system format using the ?Success? program) for repairs, alterations, and/or new construction at Naval facilities and Air Force bases located within the contract area stated above. In addition to the preparation of conventional plans and specifications, the work may require the preparation of the technical portion of design-build Request-for-Proposals (RFPs). The projects associated with this contract shall involve any combination of the architectural, civil/structural, mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines. Work will include evaluation and implementation of current Antiterrorism and Force Protection (ATFP) criteria. If needed, studies and collateral equipment lists shall also be included. Except for minor renovation projects, all work shall be done in metric units. Selected firm will NOT be able to propose on design-build task orders for which the firm or any of the firm?s consultants has assisted the government in the preparation of the design-build RFP. Each discipline must have experience in the following areas: ARCHITECTURAL ? demolition, asbestos abatement, lead assessment and abatement, roofing systems, building structures, interior and exterior features and finishes, landscape design, architectural programming, graphic presentation (including photography and renderings) and physical planning. CIVIL/STRUCTURAL ? demolition and site preparation, industrial and sanitary waste water collection systems, water treatment and distribution systems, storm drainage systems, soils grading and associated work, roads, parking lots, fencing, playgrounds and associated type facilities, building cladding and framing systems, building foundation systems, structures and foundations for towers, platforms, catwalks, tanks, manhole, utility support systems and other such similar buildings, aircraft pavements, geotechnical studies/testing and associated work, topographic and boundary surveys. MECHANICAL ? heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems; industrial ventilation; energy analysis; control systems; steam and hot water boilers and converters; chilled and hot water distribution; compressed air and vacuum systems; engine generator installations and other such mechanical systems. ELECTRICAL ? fire suppression and protection systems, interior and exterior electrical distribution systems up to 26.4 KV, transformers, substations, exterior lighting systems, airfield lighting, intrusion detection systems and similar type electrical work. Design of these facilities will include all related mechanical and electrical utilities for roads, parking lots, concrete pavement, sidewalks and general site improvements. The on-site data gathering and on-site schematic development processes may be used on these projects. Respondents should demonstrate their past performance and familiarity with this process through the use of in-house staff or outside consultants. Identify each team member?s experience with respect to interactive conceptual design teams. In addition to services related to design, the following services may be required during the life of the contract: technical reports, studies, surveys, review of shop drawings, construction consultation and construction inspection services, Title II inspection services, preparation of Operations/Maintenance manuals, and construction record drawing preparation. The existence of asbestos, lead paint or other hazardous materials affecting construction or required demolition in various project areas is possible. The A-E may be required to conduct comprehensive asbestos and lead paint surveys and provide designs, which will provide for the removal and disposal of these hazardous materials in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Firms unable to accept work that involves asbestos/lead paint need not apply. This contract may use pre-negotiated agreed-to fee schedules and may include additional ordering agents. The contract will be awarded as a firm fixed-price indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract not to exceed 365 days from the date of contract award. The Government reserves the option to extend the contract for four additional years (twelve months for each year or less than twelve months in the option years. There will be no future synopsis in the event the options included in the contract are exercised. The anticipated value of this contract is $3,000,000. The Government guarantees a minimum amount of $12,000 for the base year paid only once for the life of the contract. The following selection evaluation criteria, in relative order of importance, will be used in the evaluation of the A-E firms: 1. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: a) Technical competence of the firm?s design team members to design similar repair, alterations and new construction projects; b) Experience in and knowledge of multi-discipline design projects; c) Experience in Air Force design and aircraft support facility design, including runways, parking aprons and associated support services; d) Knowledge of current ATFP requirements; e) Experience in Air Force dormitory design; f) Knowledge of DOD regulations through recent design experience; g) Professional registration of each discipline?s lead engineer; h) An engineer registered in the discipline of fire protection with at least 5 years of full-time fire protection experience; i) A registered communications distribution designer (this is a new professional designation); j) An engineer or architect with at least 10 years of roofing and waterproofing design experience and who is either a registered roofing consultant (RRC) who is certified by the Roof Consultant Institute (RCI) or is a certified roofing consultant (CRC) who is certified by the Roofing Waterproofing (RWC); k) An interior designer registered by any of the following: National Council of Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ), professional member of the American Society of Interior Design (ASID), state registered, state licensed or is a registered architect who has 5 years experience in the practice of interior design; and l) A registered civil or structural engineer with at least 5 years experience in wind and seismic design. 2. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Recent multi-discipline experience (within the past 5 years) of proposed design team, including consultants, in the design of repair, alteration and new construction projects; b) Experience in design-build procurements, specifically in the preparation of design-build RFPs and post construction contract award services on similar projects to ensure design and construction quality; and c) Evidence of experience by both the firm and key personnel in comprehensive interior design, including space planning, pre-wired workstation specification and design, furniture specification, and knowledge of the acquisition process including applicable FAR and funding limitations. 3. PERFORMANCE: Past performance on contracts with the Department of the Defense and private industry with respect to cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules. 4. CAPACITY: (a) Capacity of the firm and proposed design team to perform multiple projects concurrently; and (b) Ability of the firm to sustain the loss of key personnel while accomplishing work within required time limits. 5. LOCATION: (a) Knowledge of probable site conditions; b) Knowledge of regulatory requirements that would affect projects; (c) It is preferred that key personnel have professional registration in the Shaw area, and (d) Geographic location of the firm to ensure timely response to requests for on-site support. 6. VOLUME OF DOD WORK: Firm will be evaluated in terms of work previously awarded to the firm by DOD within the past twelve months with the objective of effecting an equitable distribution of contracts among qualified A-E firms including small and small disadvantaged business firms and firms that have not had prior DOD A-E contracts. SELECTION INTERVIEW REQUIREMENTS: Prior to the selection interview, A-E firms must submit their Design Quality Assurance Plan (DQAP). This shall include an explanation of their management approach and commitment to a quality philosophy, specific quality control process, a portfolio of design studies (both new construction and upgrades to existing facilities), a listing of present business commitments with their required completion schedules, financial and credit references (include name and telephone numbers of officers at their financial institutions), and performance references other than Southern Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (include 3 or more with names and telephone numbers of the contract administrators). In order to assist the committee to more efficiently review all applications, A SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE AS SPECIFICALLY DEFINED IN CRITERIA 1 AND 2 (EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS AND PROPOSED TEAM STAFFING AND DEPTH OF ADDITIONAL STAFF SUPPORT) IS REQUESTED AS PART OF OR IN ADDITION TO THE SF 255 AS FOLLOWS: 1. Summarize in descending order of significance, at least three of your most relevant projects for the type of the projects required under the experience category. For each of the presented projects give the following information where applicable: a) list the currently proposed team members who worked on the projects; and b) an owner point of contact with telephone number; 2. Summarize your proposed team in tabular form with the following data: a) firm name; b) individual name; c) if the individual is with a consultant firm, then state your work history with the individual and consultant firm; d) office assigned to (home or branch office); e) Professional Registration and date; f) assigned team responsibility; g) years with current firm, years with other firms; and h) percent of time committed to this team. 3. List the number of individuals in each discipline NOT assigned to the proposed team who could be used to augment the proposed team in, the event of loss of key personnel or failure to maintain schedules. For consideration, provide TWO (UNBOUND) SF255 and SF254 and two copies of the SF254 for each consultant proposed. The SF255 with attachments shall be limited to 25 pages (8.5 X 11?, one sided), with print size not less than 12-pitch font. Every page that is not a SF254 will be included in the 25-page count. The submittal package must be received in this office not later than 4:00 P.M. EASTERN TIME on TO BE DETERMINED. Submittals received after this date and time will not be considered. If additional firms are needed for consideration, SF254s already on file will be used. Offeror?s must also be registered in the Contractor?s Central Registration (CCR) in order to participate in this procurement. The website for CCR is http://www.ccr2000.com. Include telefax numbers and e-mail address in Block 3a, the DUNS number, Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Codes, if known, ACASS number and Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) in Block 3. The DUNS, CAGE and TIN are discussed in the DOD FAR Supplement, Part 204 Subpart 204.72. NAICS (formerly SIC) is 541310 and Size Standard is $4M. Label lower right corner of outside mailing envelope with "A-E Services, 02-R-0323". This is not a request for proposal. Site visits will not be arranged during advertisement period. Express mail address is: Commander, Southern Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, 2155 Eagle Drive, North Charleston, SC 29406 Surface mail address is: Commander, Southern Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, P.O. Box 190010, North Charleston, SC 29419-9010. ADDRESS ALL RESPONSES TO ATTN: CODE ACQ13DR.
Place of Performance
Address: Barksdale Air Force Base, Shreveport, LA
Country: USA
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