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Combine Solicitation - NOAA AOC AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING SERVICES

May 1, 2014



{{p>Notice Type: Combine Solicitation{{/p> {{p>Posted Date: 30-APR-14{{/p> {{p>Office Address: Department of Commerce; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); Eastern Region Acquisition Division-KC; 601 East 12th Street, Room 1756 Kansas City MO 64106{{/p> {{p>Subject: NOAA AOC AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING SERVICES{{/p> {{p>Classification Code: J - Maintenance, repair & rebuilding of equipment{{/p> {{p>Solicitation Number: NMAN6000-14-00677{{/p> {{p>Contact: Ronald F Anielak, Contract Specialist- NOAA Affiliate, Phone 816-426-2115, Fax 816-274-6951, Email ronald.f.anielak@noaa.gov - James E. Price, Contracting Officer/Team Lead, Phone (816) 426-7464 , Email james.e.price@noaa.gov{{/p> {{p>Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business{{/p> {{p>Place of Performance Country: US{{/p> {{p>Description: Department of Commerce{{/p> {{p>National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA){{/p> {{p>Eastern Region Acquisition Division-KC{{/p> {{p>This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial services prepared and processed in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Part 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This is a solicitation from the U. S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), EAD-KC Office. The requirement is for Aircraft Engineering Services for the NOAA, Aircraft Operations Center (AOC) at MacDill AFB, Tampa FL. It is intended for the Government to issue an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity (IDIQ),Task Order type contract from this solicitation. This notice constitutes the only Request for Quote (RFQ). Written quotes are being requested. A hardcopy written RFQ will not be issued. NAICS code 488190. DOC/NOAA EAD-KC requires that all contractors doing business with this office be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM). No award can be made to a company not registered in SAM. For additional information and to register in SAM please access the following web site: http://sam.gov. In order to register, quoters must have a Dun & Bradstreet Number. A Dun & Bradstreet number may be acquired free of charge by contacting Dun & Bradstreet on-line at http://www.dnb.com/eupdate or by phone at (800) 333-0505{{/p> {{p>This notice is hereby issued as RFQ No. NMAN6000-14-00677. This RFQ and the following incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-72.{{/p> {{p>CLAUSES AND PROVISIONS{{/p> {{p>The FAR and CAR clauses incorporated into this acquisition are: 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items (JUN 2008) [Paragraph (c) is amended from 30 days to 60 days] 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items (JAN 1999) (Evaluation Criteria see RFQ SUBMISSION section, Technical & Past Performance when combined are slightly more important than price) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (SEP 2013) 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (JAN 2014), Section (b) (14i), (19), (25), (28), (29), (30), (31), (40),(50) (c) (1),(2) (Aircraft Mechanic $33.50/hour), (3) 52.216-18 Ordering (OCT 1995) from date of award through 1 year thereafter followed by 4 one year options 52.216-22 Indefinte Quantity (OCT 1995) (d) after expiration of the performance period. 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services (NOV 1999) within 60 days before the contract will expire 52.217-9 Option to Extend the term of the Contract (MAR 2000) (a) within 60 days before the contract is set to expire, 60 days; (c) shall not exceed 5 years 52.222-49 Service Contract Act -Place of Performance Unknown (MAY 1989) (Wage Determination will be incorporated at time of award) 52.232-18 Availability of Funds (APR 1984) 1352.201-70 Contracting Officer's Authority (APR 2010) 1352.201-72 Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) (APR 2010) (To be designated at time of award) 1352.209-73 Compliance with the Laws (APR 2010) 1352.209-74 Organizational Conflict of Interest (APR 2010) 1352.216-70 Contract Type Firm Fixed Price Indefinite Delivery- Indefinite Quantity Task Order Contract 1352.216-74 Task Orders (APR 2010) 1352.216-7 Minimum and Maximum Contract Amounts (APR 2010) Minimum $5,000.00 Maximum $450,000.00 ($90,000/yr) 1352.216-76 Placement of Orders (APR 2010) a warranted Contracting Officer at NOAA Eastern Acquisition Division either in Kansas City, MO or Norfolk, VA. 1352.233-70 Agency Protests (APR 2010) (b) James Price, DOC/NOAA/EAD-KC Office, 601 E. 12th Street, Room 1734, Kansas City, MO 64106 (c) James Price, DOC/NOAA/EAD-KC, 601 E. 12th Street, Room 1734, Kansas City, MO 64106 (e) Lauren DiDuik, US Department of Commerce, Office of the General Counsel, Chief, Contract Law Division, Room 5893, Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. FAX: (202) 481-5858. 1352.233-71 GAO and Court of Federal Claims Protests (APR 2010) 1352.245-70 Government Furnished Property (APR 2010) (See SOW-Contractor Duties) 1352.246-70 Place of Acceptance (APR 2010) (DOC/NOAA/AOC/MacDill AFB, FL) 1352.270-70 Period of Performance (APR 2010) Base period is from date of award through one year thereafter followed by four one year options{{/p> {{p>FAR clauses and provisions are available on the internet website: http://www.acquisition.gov/far.{{/p> {{p>CAR clauses and provisions are available on the internet website: http://oam.ocs.doc.gov/capps_car.html{{/p> {{p>STATEMENT OF WORK: See attachment{{/p> {{p>PRICING : This acquisition is for commercial services. It will be quoted and completed in accordance with the terms, conditions and statement of work specified herein. The resultant contract will be subject to the Department of Labor Service Contract Act Wage Determination for the area in which the work is to be performed. Quoter shall provide as a minimum the following base rates and fully loaded hourly rates for the disciplines listed. The fully loaded hourly rates shall include base rate, overhead, fringe benefits, general and administrative (G&A), each and every other item of expense, and profit. Quoter shall provide a breakdown or explanation as to how it arrived at its quoted Fully Loaded rate for each discipline each year.{{/p> {{p>CLIN 0001 BASE YEAR - date of award thru twelve calendar months thereafter{{/p> {{p>Design Engineer Base rate $______/hr Fully Loaded rate $__________/hr Stress Engineer Base rate $______/hr Fully Loaded rate $__________/hr Project Manager Base rate $______/hr Fully Loaded rate $__________ /hr Designated Engineering Representative Base rate $______/hr Fully Loaded rate $____/hr Techical Support either by phone or email $_______________________/hr Other Disciplines identified & rates __________________________________________{{/p> {{p>CLIN 0002 OPTION YEAR 1 - from end of Base Year thru twelve calendar months thereafter{{/p> {{p>Design Engineer Base rate $________/hr Fully Loaded rate $_________/hr Stress Engineer Base rate $________/hr Fully Loaded rate $_________/hr Project Manager Base rate $_________/hr Fully Loaded rate $________ /hr Designated Engineering Representative Base rate $_______/hr Fully Loaded rate $______/hr Technical Support either by phone or email $______________________/hr Other Disciplines identified & rates __________________________________________{{/p> {{p>CLIN 0003 OPTION YEAR 2 - from end of Option Year 1 thru twelve calendar months thereafter{{/p> {{p>Design Engineer Base rate $_________/hr Fully Loaded rate $________/hr Stress Engineer Base rate $_________/hr Fully Loaded rate $________/hr Project Manager Base rate $_________/hr Fully Loaded rate $_______ /hr Designated Engineering Representative Base rate $_____/hr Fully Loaded rate $_______/hr Technical Support either by phone or email $_______________________/hr Other Disciplines identified & rates __________________________________________ CLIN 0004 OPTION YEAR 3 - from end of Option Year 2 thru twelve calendar months thereafter{{/p> {{p>Design Engineer Base rate $_________/hr Fully Loaded rate $_________/hr Stress Engineer Base rate $_________/hr Fully Loaded rate $_________/hr Project Manager Base rate $_________/hr Fully Loaded rate $_________ /hr Designated Engineering Representative Base rate $_______/hr Fully Loaded rate $______/hr Technical Support either by phone or email $______________________/hr Other Disciplines identified & rates __________________________________________{{/p> {{p>CLIN 0005 OPTION YEAR 4 - from end of Option Year 3 thru twelve calendar months thereafter{{/p> {{p>Design Engineer Base rate $_________/hr Fully Loaded rate $__________/hr Stress Engineer Base rate $_________/hr Fully Loaded rate $__________/hr Project Manager Base rate $_________/hr Fully Loaded rate $__________ /hr Designated Engineering Representative Base rate $_______/hr Fully Loaded rate $______/hr Technical Support either by phone or email $____________________/hr Other Disciplines identified & rates _________________________________________{{/p> {{p>RFQ SUBMISSION{{/p> {{p>Signed and dated quotes must be submitted. Quotes must be received on or before 1:00PM central timeMay 29, 2014. Quotes may be e-mailed to: ronald.f.anielak@noaa.gov. Quotes submitted in response to this notice must include the following in order to be considered responsive to this request: A. Technical proposal addressing all 6 Evaluation Criteria listed below, and B. Pricing Information.{{/p> {{p>The evaluation of quotes will be conducted as a commercial item acquisition in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 12. The evaluation of quotes shall be based on the quoters responsiveness to the items listed, quoters price proposal, and the quoters ability to exhibit an understanding of the requirements included in this RFQ and the following technical evaluation factors. Quoters shall keep their pricing information proposal separate from their technical proposal. Quoter technical proposal shall discuss and address all 6 of the following evaluation criteria:{{/p> {{p>1.Qualifications and Availability of Key Personnel. Provide relevant prior experience, special training and education of proposed key personnel to include assigned Project Manager and FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER). Key personnel are persons whose contributions to the contract effort will have a significant impact on the quality of the contractor's performance. AOC frequently undertakes multiple projects, simultaneously. Quoter shall provide the number of FAA DERs on staff or readily available.{{/p> {{p>2.Past Performance. No more than 3 references from contracts of a similar scope that shows evidence of the quoter's ability to accomplish the required work. The quoter's demonstrated record, as confirmed by references, of successful past performance of the same or substantially similar contract efforts, including quality of services or supplies, timeliness of performance, cost control, and the quoter's business relations.{{/p> {{p>3.Demonstrated Experience in Finite Element Analysis (FEA), engineering report writing, FAA nteraction/liaison, material testing, systems design and integration, and just-in-time technical support. It is not enough for quoter to claim experience. Quoter must provide evidence of its experience in the technical proposal.{{/p> {{p>4.Technical and Management Capability: This may be expressed as the quoter's proposed approach or methodology to performing the work required in the SOW. Quoter should present an efficient and realistic approach to fulfilling the contract's requirements.{{/p> {{p>5.Availability of online and over-the-phone technical support. The AOC routinely requires technical assistance that involves the contractor providing excerpts from technical documentation and/or engineer consultation services. Availability, quantity, and quality of engineering documentation and "live" engineering services shall be discussed.{{/p> {{p>6.Location: Quoter shall provide address of its engineering and maintenance facility proposed for use in the contract. Proximity to the NOAA AOC is desired. The majority of work will take place at the AOC, proximity of engineering services will allow more interaction during design, engineering, and certification efforts.{{/p> {{p>The Government will award the contract to the contractor that is the best value for the work. All responsible small business quoters may submit a response to this notice that will be considered by the agency.{{/p> {{p>Link/URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOC/NOAA/CASC/NMAN6000-14-00677/listing.html{{/p>


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