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C -- Open End Architect-Engineer (A-E) Title I, Title II and Other A-E General Services at Peterson AFB, CO and Supported Sites

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541330 — Engineering Services
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Department of the Air Force, Air Force Space Command, 21CONS (Bldg 982), Base Support Flight 700 Suffolk Street, STE 1200, Peterson AFB, CO, 80914-1200, UNITED STATES
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Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned
SET-ASIDE FOR SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN OWNED SMALL BUSINESSES (SDVOSB) PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECT-ENGINEER DESIGN SERVICES Open End Architect-Engineer (A-E) Title I, Title II Construction Surveillance and Inspection, Comprehensive Planning, and Other A-E Services at Peterson Air Force Base, CO and 24 geographically remote sites worldwide to include a broad variety of maintenance, repair and minor construction projects. A-E services required may include, but are not limited to, field investigations, recommendations, studies, reports, conceptual solutions, cost estimates, calculations, measurements, metering, testing, inspections, preparation and review of design plans and specifications, product research, evaluation of contractor proposals, shop drawing review and construction inspection and presentations to coordinating agencies are within the scope of work. Designs may also require asbestos and lead based paint removal, ?Green Design? products and practices and the use of energy saving materials and methods. At least the following disciplines will be required: architecture, interior design, site planning, civil, landscaping, structural, mechanical, electrical, roofing, seismic, sanitary, fire protection, corrosion control, soils, Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) and Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) shielding, Energy Management Control System (EMCS) and Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) controls, power distribution and construction inspection. Project managers of A-E firms and their consultants must hold a professional degree and be licensed professional engineers or registered architects. Some contractor personnel or their consultants may be required to obtain a DOD security clearance and it may be necessary that contractor facilities comply with DOD security requirements. The Contracting Officer will make one single indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract award for General Discipline A-E Services as a result of this synopsis, (i.e. there will be no competition following award against any other IDIQ A-E contracts for orders which may be awarded). The anticipated contract will be awarded for General Discipline A-E Services. This General Discipline contract will include traffic, community and facility planning, design of maintenance, repair, and construction for Air Force facilities and military family housing, site work, pavements, roofing and structural work. This contract will also include design of new mechanical and electrical systems, maintenance, repair and replacement of existing mechanical and electrical systems, utilities, substations, distribution networks, heat plants and control systems. Emphasis is on repair and maintenance projects valued at less than $2,000,000 and new construction costing less than $750,000. This contract must have the capability of performing all the disciplines listed above. Only SDVOSB A-E firms which meet the requirements described in this announcement are invited to submit one (1) original and one (1) copy of the following: (A) Standard Form 330, Architect-Engineer Qualifications, (B) A cover letter specifically addressing each of the below listed criteria in sequence. The evaluation criteria for selection in relative order of importance are: (1) Professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of the required services; (2) Specialized experience and technical competence for the type of work required; (3) Professional capacity, experienced in-house personnel to accomplish the work in a timely manner; (4) Demonstrated success in prescribing the use of recovered materials and achieving waste reduction and energy efficiency in facility design and repair; (5) Past performance on contracts with Government agencies and private industry in terms of (a) cost control and cost estimating ability as demonstrated by comparison of cost estimates to low bids, (b) the quality of the work as well as the quality control program used to ensure accuracy by number of addenda and change orders required, and (c) compliance with design schedules; (6) Previous work in the Peterson AFB Complex and 24 geographically remote sites worldwide; (7) Volume of work previously awarded to the firm by DOD including the volume of subcontracts awarded by the firm to Large Business, Small Business Concerns as listed in FAR Clause 52.219-8, Historically Underutilized Small Businesses and Women-Owned Small Businesses (Note: The contract awarded as result of this announcement will contain FAR clause 52.219-8, Utilization of Small, Small Disadvantaged, and Women-Owned Small Business Concerns, which requires prime contractors to use these business categories for subcontracting opportunities to the maximum practicable extent); and (8) Geographic location. The selection criteria carry the following weight; criteria 1 , 2, and 5 are of equal weight and greater than criteria 3, criteria 3 is greater than criteria 4 and 6, criteria 4 and 6 are of equal weight and greater than criteria 7 and 8, criteria 7 and 8 are of equal weight. Failure to provide information on criteria 1 through 8 above may result in disqualification of the firm Interested firms will send their submittals to: 21st Contracting Squadron/LGCAA, Attn: Cheryl Middleton, 580 Goodfellow Street, Peterson AFB, CO 80914-1648. The top three firms chosen by the final selection board will be required to participate in a personal interview and make a technical presentation to the final selection board. The interview and presentation will occur at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Orders against the IDIQ contract will be issued as projects are identified. No order awarded against this contract may exceed the maximum amount of this contract ($299,999.00). The contract period will be for one (1) year. The Government may, at its option, extend the term of the contract for four (4) additional one (1) year periods. There is a minimum fee guarantee of $5,000.00 for the initial year of the contract. No minimum fee guarantees are included in the options periods. Resolution of concerns will be in accordance with the following FAR Clause. 5352.201-9101 OMBUDSMAN (AUG 2005) (a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the party to another official who can resolve the concern. (b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions). (c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, concerned parties may contact the Center/MAJCOM ombudsmen, A7K, 150 Vandenberg Street, Ste. 1105, Peterson AFB, CO 80914-4350, 719-554-5250, FAX 719-554-5299, a7k.wf@afspc.af.mil. Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the MAJCOM/DRU level, may be brought by the concerned party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (703) 588-7004, facsimile number (703) 588-1067. (d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency. (e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause) This is not a Request for Proposal (RFP). Responses and submittals must be received before 2:00 P.M., Mountain Time, _15 October 2007_. Failure to complete the listed Standard Forms, provide the additional information requested, or to provide such information and submittal on or before the specified time may result in disqualification of the firm.
Place of Performance
Address: 21st Space Wing, Peterson AFB, CO and it's Geographically Separated Units Worldwide
Zip Code: 80914-1648
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