C--New A/E IDIQ Design Contract

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: Wisconsin
Level of Government: Federal
  • C - Architect and Engineering Services - Construction
Opps ID: NBD00159153976605979
Posted Date: Sep 28, 2017
Due Date:
Solicitation No: VA69D17N1744
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Special Notice
Synopsis :
Added: Sep 27, 2017 11:00 am
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This is a request for Standard Form 330, not a Request for Proposal (RFP). The Department of Veterans Affairs has a need to establish a new Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for Architect-Engineer (A/E) design services at the Wm S. Middleton VA Hospital, Madison WI 53705. Services are primarily Architectural and Engineering in scope and may have related Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineering. Scope of work may include the field verification of existing conditions, preparation of schematic designs, space plans, construction documents, specifications, cost estimates, review of shop drawings & sample submittals, site visits and preparation of punch lists etc. for final acceptance, and construction period services. The selected A/E firm will provide required architect/engineer and related services required in accordance with issued task orders.

The area of consideration is restricted to firms located within a 275-mile radius of the Wm S. Middleton VA Hospital, Madison WI 53705.

The ordering period for services under this IDIQ contract will be 4 years commencing on the date of contract award. The minimum amount of each task order will be $3,000.00 and maximum amount of each task order will be $1,000,000. The guaranteed minimum will be $10,000. The maximum amount of the contract will be $4,999,99.00.

Pursuant to Public Law 109-461, this solicitation is set-aside for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) firms. In accordance with VAAR 819.7003(b), at the time of submission of bid, the bidder must represent that it is a SDVOSB concern, a small business concern under the NAICS code assigned to the acquisition, and is CVE verified for eligibility in the VIP database.

Prospective firms are reminded that per VAAR 852.219-10 and by its submission of an offer and execution of a contract, the offeror/contractor agrees that in performance of the contract in the case of a contract for services, at least 50 percent of the cost of personnel for contract performance will be spent for employees of the concern or employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns.

The following evaluation factors will be used to evaluate the qualifications of responding firms:

1) Professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of required services.

2) Specialized experience and technical competence in the type of work required, including, where appropriate, experience in energy conservation, pollution prevention, waste reduction, and the use of recovered materials.

3) Capacity to accomplish the work in the required time including; maintaining project schedules, maintaining project budgets, cost control effectiveness, and estimating accuracy.

4) *Past performance on contracts with Government agencies and private industry in terms of quality of work, compliance with design schedule, cost control and management. Include all CPARS reported past performance for Department of Veterans Affairs projects.

5) Location in the general geographical area of the project and knowledge of the locality of the project (275 miles); the address of the prime designer will be a main office of the prime.

6) Reputation and standing of the firm and its principal officials with respect to professional performance, general management, and cooperativeness.

7) Record of significant claims against the firm because of improper or incomplete architectural and engineering services.

8) Specific experience and qualifications of personnel proposed for assignment to the project and their record of working together as a team.

*Offerors are advised that the Government may use all data provided by the Offeror and data obtained from other sources, including, but not limited to, Government wide databases, relying upon personal business experience with the Offeror, in assigning a rating for past performance. Past Performance information on contracts not listed by the Offeror, or that of planned sub-consultants, may also be evaluated. The Government may contact references provided by the Offeror, as well as any other source it identifies, and information received may be used in the evaluation of the Offeror s Past Performance. While the Government may elect to consider data obtained from other sources, the burden of providing current, accurate and complete Past Performance information rests with the Offeror.

All SF 330s received by the due date and time will be evaluated by the evaluation board using the evaluation factors identified in this announcement. After SF 330s have been evaluated, discussions/interviews will be held with at least three of the most highly qualified firms. After discussions conclude, the evaluation board will evaluate the qualifications of the firms using the same evaluation factors, taking into consideration both the SF 330s and discussions, to select the most preferred firm, pursuant to FAR 36.606, from the firms considered to be the most highly qualified and commence negotiations.

Additionally, Department of Veterans Affairs Network Contract Office (NCO) 12 may utilize the SF 330 s submitted under VA69D-17-N-1744 for various smaller design projects in accordance with FAR Part 36.602-5 Short Selection Process for contracts not to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold ($150,000).


A/E firms, which meet the requirements listed in this announcement, are invited to submit five (4) original hard copies and one (1) electronic copy (one CD media or email (if under 7 MB), no flash drives) of the completed Standard Form (SF) 330 no later than 1:00pm CDT, Monday, 16 October 2017.

Packages are to be mailed to:

Department of Veterans Affairs

Wm S. Middleton VA Hospital

Attn: John Meyers (90C)

2500 Overlook Terrace

Madison WI 53705-2254

Electronic copies are to be emailed to:

Attn: John Meyers

RFI: VA69D-17-N-1744


As this is not a RFP, no bid packages are available. The North American Industry Classification Code (NAICS) for this procurement is 541310; size standard $7.5 Million applies.
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Posted Date:
September 27, 2017
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Contracting Office Address :
Department of Veterans Affairs;Wm S. Middleton VA Hospital;Attn: John Meyers (90C);2500 Overlook Terrace;Madison WI 53705-2254
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