Sources Sought MT, WY, and the Dakotas professional architect and engineering (A&E) IDIQ services.
The National Operations Center (NOC) for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Denver, CO is issuing this sources sought with specific interest in small business capability. The purpose of this notice is to obtain information from qualified small businesses and conduct market research in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 10. This is not a request for proposal (RFP), and no solicitation is being issued at this time. The BLM seeks potential sources to perform a variety of professional A/E services in the four states of Montana, Wyoming, and the Dakotas.
It will be a requirement that all architects, engineers and surveyors on the contract possess licenses in all of the foregoing states. Services will include Title I, Pre-Design Services; Title II, Final Design Services; and Title III, Construction Bidding/Administration/Management Services. Firms must be capable of managing large and small projects concurrently in different geographical areas. The following A/E services are representative of work under this upcoming requirement, but are not limited to: The professional services are primarily of a civil engineering nature but may require auxiliary services of an architect, structural engineer, or mechanical/electrical engineer. Required services typically consist of design of new or improved facilities of the following types: asphalt, gravel and natural surface road, campground sites, trailheads, boat ramps, site and facility parking, buildings, gravel and concrete walks, earthen dams, bridges, channel outlet structures, and river enhancements.
It is anticipated the contract will be issued for a five-year ordering period with a ceiling value of $10 million. FAR 52.219-4, Limitations on Subcontracting, will apply wherein the prime contractor must perform at least 50 percent of the cost of the contract for A/E services, excluding the cost of materials, with its own employees and employees of a similarly situated subcontractor.
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