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C -- Architect-Engineer Services for an Indefinite Delivery Contract for Architect and Engineering (A E) Services for Surveying & Mapping Services to support the Mobile District & the South Atlantic Division (Unrestricted).

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541370 — Surveying and Mapping (except Geophysical) Services
Contracting Office
Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineer District, Mobile, US Army Engineer District, Mobile, P. O. Box 2288, 109 Saint Joseph Street (zip 36602), Mobile, AL 36628-0001
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Terricka D. Leonard, 251-441-6500<br />
Small Business Set-Aside
Description: The original synopsis posted on December 30, 2008 is being modified in its entirety. POINT OF CONTACT FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS MRS. MARY F. BRELAND. SUBMIT QUESTIONS VIA E-MAIL TO mary.f.breland@usace.army.mil. This notice is posted in its entirety and hereby serves as the official solicitation for this contract. CONTRACT INFORMATION: Architect-Engineering (A-E) services are required for an Indefinite Delivery Contract for Surveying & Mapping Services to support the Mobile District and the South Atlantic Division. Multiple awards will be made from this solicitation. The Mobile District COE intends to award up to three (3) contracts for Survey and Mapping Services for support of the Military, Civil Works, and Support For Others Programs within the boundaries or other locations as may be assigned to the Mobile District and South Atlantic Division as a result of this solicitation. The contract period will be for five (5) years. The cumulative amount of all task orders will not exceed $5,000,000. Firms must be evaluated as Most Highly Qualified in order to be selected for a contract. A firm fixed price contract will be negotiated. Work will be issued by negotiated firm-fixed-price task orders. The total contract value awarded from this solicitation will not exceed $15,000,000. The business(es) 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. 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. All interested Architect-Engineers 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. The subcontracting goal for this contract is a minimum of 70% of the firm's intended subcontract amount be placed with Small Businesses (SB). Within the 70% the following goals are as follows: 6.2% be placed with Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDB); 7.0% be placed with Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB); 9.8% be placed with HUB Zone Small Business; 3.0% be placed with Veteran-Owned Small Business; and 0.9% be placed with Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business. The subcontracting plan is not required with this submittal. The wages and benefits of service employees (see FAR 22.10) performing under these contracts must be at least equal to those determined by the Department of Labor under the Service Contract Act. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this action is 541370. PROJECT INFORMATION: The contract will primarily be used for land and hydrographic surveying, airborne topographic lidar and imagery collection, photogrammetric services, and GIS services. The Contractors selected could be required to perform these services in the States of Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee with possible world wide operations as may be assigned to the Mobile District and South Atlantic Division. Some of the services are of the following types: Boundary and topographical surveying (conventional and GPS), single and multibeam hydrographic surveying, airborne topographic LIDAR, aerial imagery (including multispectral and hyperspectral collection, processing and analysis), GIS development, management, and engineering analysis/modeling. Airborne LIDAR shall include data collection, processing, automated point classification and feature extraction. Photogrammetry shall include both digital and film capabilities. GIS services shall include database development with Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE) compliant personal GeoDataBase, SQL enterprise GeoDataBase with government supplied database schemes, GIS tool development which includes implementation of temporal, spatial, economic, and social data modeling algorithms, and the writing of reports to document the tool development. Engineering services shall include analysis and modeling of temporal, spatial, economic, and social data, and the writing of reports to document analysis and modeling of these data. 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 tie-breakers among technically equal firms. A. Professional Qualifications: The selected firm must have, either in-house or through subcontractors, the following professionals or specialists, with registration required where applicable: (1) Professional Land Surveyors with registration number for the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee; (2) Project Managers (at least one for each: Land surveying, Hydrographic surveying, Airborne lidar and imagery collection and processing and GIS); (3) Four Party Chiefs ; (4) CADD Specialist; (5) Certified Photogrammetrist with registration number; (6) GIS Application developer; (7) GeoDataBase administrator; (8) GIS Analyst; (9) LIDAR specialist. Resumes (Block E of the SF 330) must be provided for each of these specialties, including subcontractors. No more than three (3) resumes per specialty shall be submitted except where more than three (3) are specifically requested. Each resume shall not exceed one (1) page in length. If an individual will serve in more than one specialty then those roles shall be clearly indicated in Block 13, PART I, Section E. NOTE: It is imperative that the roles of the individuals are defined using the same nomenclature as are used in this announcement. The evaluation will consider education, training, registration, relevant experience in the type work required, and longevity with the firm. B. Specialized Experience and Technical Competence: (1) Topographic surveying and mapping that includes locating underground utilities in congested urban areas and on military reservations. (2) Boundary surveying of private and public lands including USACE civil projects and military reservations. (3) Hydrographic surveying using single beam and multibeam systems on inland and coastal waterways. (4) Topographic airborne Lidar data collection and processing. List the type sensor used, software package utilized and products derived including methods of data management of large data sets; (5) Aerial imagery collection including hyperspectral/multispectral collection. List type sensor used, software package utilized and products derived; (6) Implementing and operating Geographic Information Systems with the following criteria: (a) Development of project level GIS implementation using features that are SDSFIE compliant. (b) Mapping production using the A/E/C/ CADD standards and Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and environment (SDSFIE). (c) Converting non-standard CADD graphics data sets to SDSFIE data structures. (d) Development of file based geodatabases, personal geodatabases using Access, or ArcSDE geodatabase (SQL Server or Oracle) features that are SDS compliant. (e) Analyzing and modeling of temporal, spatial, economic, and social data as it related to GIS systems and development. (f) Maintain a high level of expertise in GIS application development by developing and designing GIS software user interfaces to relational databases, CADD, imagery and other digital mapping datasets with ESRI ArcObjects (copyright) and Microsoft.NET technologies.(g) Maintain a high level of expertise in Internet based GIS technologies by building and deploying Internet mapping applications utilizing sophisticated software tools such as ESRI ArcObjects(copyright) and Google Earth. (7) In Block H of the SF 330 include a matrix for items (1) thru (6) which correlates each item with example projects listed in Section F. Also in Section H describe the quality management plan for the firm, including quality assurance and coordination of the in-house work with subcontractors. Section H shall be limited to no more than 10 pages. C. Capacity to Accomplish the Work: (1) Show capacity of firm to furnish equipment and personnel to maintain four Land survey crews; (2) Personnel and equipment to acquire and process hydrographic survey data. (3) Personnel and equipment to acquire and process topographic airborne Lidar data. (4) Personnel and equipment to acquire, process and analyze aerial imagery including multispectral/hyperspectral imagery. (5) Personnel, equipment and software to provide GIS services as specified in item (6) of section B: Specialized Experience and Technical Competence. D. Past Performance: Past performance on Corps of Engineers and other contracts with respect to type of work, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules. Evaluations will be based on established ACASS ratings and other credible documentation included in the SF 330. E. Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business and Women-Owned Small Business Participation: Extent of participation of small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, women-owned small businesses, historically black colleges and universities, and minority institutions in the proposed contract team, measured as a percentage of the total estimated effort. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Interested Architect-Engineer firms having the capabilities to perform this work are invited to submit one (1) completed and bound paper copy of their SF 330 (Architect-Engineer Qualifications) to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, CESAM-EN-DW, ATTN: Mrs. Mary F. Breland, 109 St. Joseph Street, Mobile, AL 36602. SF 330, 6/2004 edition, must be used, and may be obtained from the Government Printing Office or from the following web site: http://contacts.gsa.gov/webforms.nsf/22f268ed0a398629852569a4006ed7cc?OpenView&Start=30. Include DUNS number in Block 5 of the SF330 PART I, Section B. A firm located within the United States may obtain a DUNS number by calling Dun and Bradstreet at 1-866-705-5711 or via the Internet at http://www.dnb.com/us/. If the firm is located outside the United States, the local Dun and Bradstreet office should be contacted. All fonts shall be at least 10 pitch or larger. The maximum page count for PART I will not exceed 60 pages. Pages shall be 8-1/2 inches by 11 inches. Blank sheets/Tabs separating the sections within the SF 330 will not count in the page-count maximum for PART I. 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. If an 11 inch by 17 inch sheet is used it shall be neatly folded to 8-1/2 inches by 11 inches, bound in the SF330 at the proper location, and counted as one page. A maximum of ten (10) projects including the prime and consultants will be reviewed in PART I, Section F. Use no more than one (1) page per project. When listing projects in PART I, Section F an Indefinite Delivery Contract (IDC) with multiple Task Orders as examples is not considered a project. A task order executed under an IDC contract is a project. In Block G-26, along with the name, include the firm with which the person is associated. Section H shall be limited to no more than ten (10) pages. 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. This is not a request for proposal. Solicitation packages are not provided. Submittals must be received no later than 3:00 P.M. Central Time on 28 JANUARY 2009. Regulation requires that the Selection Board not consider any submittals received after this time and date. Late proposal rules in FAR 15.208 will be followed for submittals received after 3:00 P.M. Central Time on the closing date specified in this announcement. The A-E Evaluation Board (Selection Board) is tentatively scheduled to commence on or about 02 FEBRUARY 2009. As required by acquisition regulations, interviews for the purpose of discussing prospective contractors 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 to discuss the solicitation are discouraged unless absolutely necessary. Personal visits for the purpose of discussing this solicitation are not allowed. To verify your proposal has been delivered, you may e-mail Mary Breland at: mary.f.breland@sam.usace.army.mil. To be eligible for contract award, a firm must be registered with the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database. For instructions on registering with the CCR, please see the CCR Web site at http://www.ccr.gov/.
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Address: US Army Engineer District, Mobile P. O. Box 2288, 109 Saint Joseph Street (zip 36602) Mobile AL<br />
Zip Code: 36628-0001<br />
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