PERFORMANCE ORIENTED CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY (POCA)
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
FORT WORTH DISTRICT, CAPITAL REGION
“THIS SOURCES SOUGHT IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THIS IS NOT A “REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)” TO BE SUBMITTED. IT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A SOLICITATION AND SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY THE GOVERNMENT. RESPONSES IN ANY FORM ARE NOT OFFERS AND THE GOVERNMENT IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO AWARD A CONTRACT AS A RESULT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. NO FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE TO PAY FOR PREPARATION OF RESPONSES TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. ANY INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY RESPONDENTS TO THIS TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION IS STRICTLY VOLUNTARY. RESPONSES WILL NOT BE RETURNED TO THE RESPONDER. NOT RESPONDING TO THIS NOTICE DOES NOT PRECLUDE PARTICIPATION IN ANY FUTURE REQUEST FOR QUOTE (RFQ) OR INVITATION FOR BID (IFB) OR RFP, IF ANY ISSUED. IF A SOLICITATION IS RELEASED, IT WILL BE SYNOPSIZED ON THE GOVERNMENT-WIDE POINT OF ENTRY (GPE). IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF POTENTIAL OFFERORS TO MONITOR THE GPE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THIS REQUIREMENT.”
The US Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District is issuing this sources sought synopsis as a means of conducting market research to identify parties having an interest in and the resources to support the requirement for a Firm Fixed-Price, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Performance Oriented Construction Activity (POCA), Single Award Task Order Contract (SATOC) to serve the Capital Region (CRO). The intention is to procure this POCA on a sole-source basis to one or more eligible Small Business Administration (SBA) certified 8(a) contractors.
BASED ON THE RESPONSES TO THIS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE/MARKET RESEARCH, THIS REQUIREMENT MAY BE SET-ASIDE FOR ELIGIBLE 8(A) CONTRACTORS and multiple awards MAY be made. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted or acknowledged, and no feedback or evaluations will be provided to companies regarding their submissions.
PLACES OF PERFORMANCE
Stillhouse Hollow Lake
All Lakes are situated within approximately 88 mile radius of Austin, Texas.
USACE intends to utilize the POCA(s) to support civil works not limited to, construction, renovation, repairs, preventive maintenance, and environmental abatement activities. It is not only intended to execute new construction, but to provide a timely response to repair of real property, e.g., maintenance, repair, asbestos and lead-based paint abatement and major and minor construction situations relating to, but not limited to, architectural, civil, mechanical, plumbing, structural, fire protection, electrical, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), instrumentation, anti-terrorism, and force protection.
Possible construction activities may include, but are not limited to the following:
a. Road work activities may include the following: Removal and replacement of road surfaces, HMAC overlay, chip seal, slurry seal, substrate work, striping, wheel stop removal and replacement, drainage culvert removal and installation, culvert safety end treatments, guardrail demolition, repair and replacement, etc.
b. Concrete work may include the following: Flatwork, structural, foundations, boat ramps, concrete leveling, flowable fill, concrete road edges, concrete paving, concrete barrier delivery and placement (Jersey barriers), concrete delineators, etc.
c. Recreation area work may include the following: Park sign removal and replacement, picnic shelter construction, cooker removal and installation, fire ring removal and installation, lantern post removal and installation, impact area materials (deliver, spread, and compact), RV shelter construction, restrooms (renovation, demolition, and construction), playground removal and construction, group shelters (renovation,
demolition, and construction), gate houses (renovation, demolition, and construction), automatic gate opener removal and installation, underground electric line installation, RV pedestal removal and installation, water line installation, RV water riser removal and replacement, sewer line installation, painting and staining of structures, shoreline protection systems installation, buoy removal and replacement, swim beach delineator
removal and replacement, swim beach sand/gravel (deliver and spread),
archeological site protection, etc.
d. Dam and office area work may include the following: Office remodeling and construction, metal building construction, embankment slide repair, embankment vegetation restoration, general earthwork and excavation, delivery and placement of aggregates, preparing and painting of various surfaces, woody vegetation removal, tree and limb removal, etc.
e. Fencing work may include the following: Pipe fence removal and replacement, vehicle barrier removal and replacement, guard post and cable removal and replacement, boundary line clearing, field fence removal and installation, security fence removal and installation, etc.
f. Roofing work may include the following: Asphalt shingle removal and replacement, metal roof removal and replacement, tongue and groove decking replacement, etc.
If your organization has the potential capacity to perform these contract services, please provide the following information:
1) Organization name, address, email address, Web site address, telephone number, and size and type of ownership for the organization; and
2) Tailored capability statements addressing the particulars of this effort, with appropriate documentation supporting claims of organizational and staff capability. If significant subcontracting or teaming is anticipated in order to deliver technical capability, organizations should address the administrative and management structure of such arrangements.
All responses should be limited to 5 pages.
The Government will evaluate market information to ascertain potential market capacity to:
1) provide services consistent, in scope and scale, with those described in this notice and otherwise anticipated;
2) secure and apply the full range of corporate financial, human capital, and technical resources required to successfully perform similar requirements;
3) implement a successful project management plan that includes: compliance with tight program schedules; cost containment; meeting and tracking performance; hiring and retention of key personnel and risk mitigation; and
4) provide services under a performance-based service acquisition contract.
The applicable NAICS code for this requirement is 236220 with a Small Business Size Standard of $39,500,000.00. The Product Service Code is Y1PZ. SBA Certified 8(a) businesses are encouraged to respond by submitting a capabilities statement to the Point of Contact Identified in this notice.
Interested parties are requested to submit a capabilities statement of no more than five (5) pages in length. The deadline for response to this request is no later than 29 October 2021, 4:00 p.m. CT. All responses under this Sources Sought Notice must be e-mailed to
email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
This documentation must address at a minimum the following items:
1.) What type of work has your company performed in the past in support of the same or similar requirement?
2.) Can or has your company managed a task of this nature? If so, please provide details.
3.) Can or has your company managed a team of subcontractors before? If so, provide details.
4.) What specific technical skills does your company possess which ensure capability to perform the tasks?
5.) Please note that under an 8(a) Set-Aside, in accordance with FAR 19.809-2(a)(3), the prime must perform at least 15% of the work themselves in terms of the cost of performance. Provide an explanation of your company’s ability to perform at least 15% of the tasking described in this notice.
6.) Provide a statement including current small/large business status and company profile to include number of employees, annual revenue history, office locations, DUNs number, etc.
7.) Respondents to this notice must indicate whether they also qualify as a Small, Small Disadvantaged, Women-Owned, HUBZone, or Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern.
The estimated period of performance consists of one (1) Base Year, and two (2) additional option periods of one year each, with performance commencing on or around March 2022. Specifics regarding the number of option periods will be provided in the solicitation.
The contract type is anticipated to be firm fixed-price.
The total estimated capacity for the base and all option years will not exceed $4,500,000.00
The proposed contract is anticipated to include tasking that would be accomplished by labor categories that are subject to the Davis-Bacon Act.
Your response to this Sources Sought, including any capabilities statement, shall be electronically submitted to the Contract Specialist, Bonifacio Magdaleno, and the Contracting Officer, Matthew S. Dickson in Portable Document Format (PDF), via email.
All data received in response to this Sources Sought that is marked or designated as corporate or proprietary will be fully protected from any release outside the Government.
No phone calls will be accepted.
All questions must be submitted to the contract specialist identified above. The Government is not committed nor obligated to pay for the information provided, and no basis for claims against the Government shall arise as a result of a response to this Sources Sought.