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Architect-Engineer Services for one (1) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract for Survey and Mapping Projects Primarily within the Central Command (CENTCOM) Area of Responsibility (AOR)

Kentucky, United States
Government : Military
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1.) GENERAL ******** This ******** is being procured in ********** with the Brooks A-E Act as in FAR Subpart 36.6. Firms will be selected for based on ************ competence and ************** for work. NAICS code for this procurement is 541 -- *********** and Technical *************** -- Surveying and Mapping (except Geophysical) Services. This announcement is set aside for Small Businesses only.

One (1) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity ******** will be awarded. The proposed services are for a variety of Architect/Engineer services for surveying and mapping for various military and civil works projects primarily within Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait, and other countries in the CENTCOM AOR mission boundaries. One ******** will be selected for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Middle East District. The USACE Middle East District mission boundary is defined by the CENTCOM AOR. Projects outside the primary mission area may be added at the Government's discretion upon agreement of the A/E firm. The maximum cumulative ******** value for the ******** is $9,000,000. The ******** period is for a base year and up to four (4) one-year options. Projects will be awarded by negotiated individual firm fixed-price task orders. There is no minimum or maximum on the amount of individual task orders, except the remaining capacity of the overall ******** value will not be exceeded. The ******** period is cumulative, not to exceed five (5) years from the date of award.

The top ranked firm will be awarded the ********. If necessary, secondary selection criteria will be used as a tiebreaker between firms considered as technically equal. Significant emphasis will be placed on the A/E's quality control procedures, as the District will perform the quality assurance role only. Estimated start date is October 2018.

In ********** with FAR 36.604 and supplements thereto, and upon final acceptance or termination, all task orders above $35,000 will receive a performance evaluation. A performance evaluation may be prepared for lesser task orders and interim performance evaluations may be prepared at any time. Performance evaluations will be maintained for use in future source selections for architect-engineer services.

2.) PROJECT SPECIFIC Provide personnel, equipment and logistical support to accomplish survey data collection activities in the geographic location of the Middle East.

Provide Topographic services utilizing global position systems (GPS), line of sight instruments and remote sensing equipment.

Locate and tie to existing control points and benchmarks for survey and establish any new control points and/or benchmarks that may be .

Perform correction calculations to document the accuracy of location and elevation of points and closure of boundary shapes.

Locate existing surface and subsurface features on land and submerged under water to include natural ground, constructed and abandoned structures, landmarks and utilities. Use equipment to locate utilities underground via ground penetrating radar or other standard methods.

Install boundary monuments and benchmarks.

Work may include minor excavation to locate and inspect constructed utilities.

As specified by the government, correct collected survey data to accuracy requirements and create digital terrain models in formats.

Perform mapping activities which combine collected survey data, literature search material with aerial, satellite and remote sensing imagery from various sources provided by the government.

Perform literature searches by paper or electronic means to document past and present topographic conditions of the survey locations.

The project will also include land surveys such as geodetic horizontal and vertical control surveys, route location surveys, topographic surveys, quantity surveys, construction layout surveys, and other land-based surveys. These services will be used as necessary to support engineering studies to include design and construction, planning.

Control survey capabilities must include sufficient personnel and equipment necessary to meet the requirements for all levels of FGCS and NGS specifications (----).

Hydrographic survey capabilities must include single- and multi-beam echosounders integrated into a positioning system that is RTK- and PPK-GNSS capable, and must also be capable of collecting, high-resolution sidescan sonar data from a towfish mount.

All work is to be performed under the supervision of a Registered Land Surveyor or a Registered Civil Engineer. Firms must be able to deliver data in the formats requested by the Government. These formats include, but are not limited to: Bentley Microstation and InRoads, Digital Terrain Model (DTM) InRoads compatible. The files may be requested on CD, DVD, external hard drives (HDD), or DoD-compliant electronic transfer (such as AMRDEC SAFE). The Government will only accept the final product, without conversion or reformatting, in the requested format(s).

Firms must have the capability of complying with the most recently published version/edition of USACE Engineering Manuals (EM): 1110-1-1000, 1110-1-1002, 1110-1-1003, 1110-1-1005, 1110-1-2909, 1110-2-1003, 1110-2-2907, 1110-2-4000, 1110-2-6055, 1110-2-6056. Engineer Manuals are freely available as PDF online at: ----. Firms must also have the capability of complying with the most recent release of published A/E/C CADD Standards, freely available online at ----.

Firms must provide resume(s) of all key personnel as requested below, and a summary of the capability for performing all surveying must be submitted.

3.) SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection criteria in descending order of importance are listed below "a" through "e" are primary, and "f" through "g" is secondary.

a. Professional **************:
The government's evaluation of professional ************** will consider education, training, certifications, registrations, overall experience, relevant experience, and longevity with the firm.

b. Specialized Experience and Technical Competence:
The government's evaluation of Specialized Experience and Technical Competency will consider example projects in SF330 Section F which include the Specialized Experience and Technical Competencies below. The government also will consider the same Specia...

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