Grade Control Structure Installation

Agency: Department of the Interior
State: Arizona
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • F - Natural Resources and Conservation Services
NAICS Category:
  • 561730 - Landscaping Services
Set Aside: Total Small Business
Posted Date: Sep 19, 2017
Due Date: Sep 19, 2017
Solicitation No: R17PS01109
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Aug 23, 2017 3:40 pm Modified: Sep 19, 2017 2:09 pm Track Changes

Amendment No. 0002- This requirement has been canceled in its entirety.
Amendment No. 0001 - the purpose of this amendment is to revise the technical submital instruction and technical evalutaion factors in there entirety. The quotation due date has been extended from 9/7/17 until 9/8/17.

(i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested.

(ii) To facilitate electronic quote submissions through FedBizOpps, a request for quote (RFQ No. R17PS01109) is being issued subsequent to this combined solicitation/synopsis.

(iii) This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular number 2005-95.

(iv) This requirement is set-aside to small businesses. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code for this acquisition is: 561730 - Landscaping Services. The small business size standard for NAICS Code 561730 is $7.5 million.

(v) The contract line item numbers (CLINS) are as follows:

CLIN 0001 - Drainage Pre-Installation Assessment, in accordance with Attachment 1 - Performance Work Statement. The Performance Work Statement provides more detailed information about the requirement.

CLIN 0002 -- Drainage Post-Installation Assessment, in accordance with Attachment 1 - Performance Work Statement. The Performance Work Statement provides more detailed information about the requirement.

CLIN 0003 -- Installation of 65 Rock Grade Control Structures, in accordance with Attachment 1 - Performance Work Statement. The Performance Work Statement provides more detailed information about the requirement.

CLIN 0004 - Material - Rock, Certified Cultural Clearance, in accordance with Attachment 1 - Performance Work Statement. The Performance Work Statement provides more detailed information about the requirement.

CLIN 0005 -- Other Direct Cost, in accordance with Attachment 1 - Performance Work Statement. The Performance Work Statement provides more detailed information about the requirement.

CLIN 0006 -- Prepare Summary Report, in accordance with Attachment 1 - Performance Work Statement. The Performance Work Statement provides more detailed information about the requirement.

Note: Quoters shall furnish pricing for the above CLINS on the Attachment 2 - Contract Price Schedule provided attached to this RFQ.

(vi) The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) has a requirement for a contractor to complete a site specific plan and installation of sixty-five (65) rock grade control structures at the Heard Scout Pueblo in Phoenix, AZ as outlined in Attachment 1 - Performance Work Statement, for Reclamation to conduct hydrologic research on the effects of these rock grade control installations. Contractor shall provide all personnel, material, travel, housing, equipment, tools, permits, supplies, supervision, labor and transportation, and other items necessary to perform the services described in Attachment 1- Performance Work Statement.

Reclamation anticipates awarding one firm-fixed price purchase order as a result of this RFQ.

(vii) The installation of the rock grade controls structures shall occur 90 days after receipt of order; the Summary Report is due within 6 months after installation (See Section 5 of Attachment 1 - Performance Work Statement); for a total period of performance including Final Report is nine (9) months.


(viii) FAR provision 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items is applicable to this RFQ. The following addendum is also applicable to this RFQ.

In addition to the requirements of the Instructions to Offerors - Competitive Acquisitions provision of this solicitation, each quoter shall submit a quote in accordance with the instructions contained in this provision.


(1) Quoter shall submit quotation for CLINS 0001 through 0006 and a completed copy of Attachment 2 - Contract Price Schedule.

(2) Quoters shall submit a technical submittal and shall address the two (2) technical evaluation factors not related to price. To prepare the Technical Submittal for Reclamation, review the Technical Submittal Instructions of this provision and 52.212-02 - Evaluation of Commercial Items. Your Technical Submittal must address in detail all of the elements specified under Factor 1 - Technical Approach and Factor 2 - Experience.

(3) Quotation shall conform 100% to all RFQ terms, conditions, provisions, clauses and requirements.

(4) Submit the following information:

Dun and Bradstreet Number Systems (DUNS): ______________
Contractor E-mail Address: ______________________________


Technical Approach and Experience Information Requested:

(1) Technical Approach - Your technical approach shall include a narrative summary describing your working knowledge of GCS installations in ephemeral channels in the arid Sonoran Desert of Arizona and other ephemeral drainages in Arizona. Quoters shall address how they will accomplish the work specified in the Performance Work Statement (PWS). Quoters shall demonstrate a working knowledge of installation of Grade Control Structures (GCS) to mitigate land erosion, slow storm flows, and to reduce erosion and sediment transport. The quoters shall provide a project timeline, include the description of work and deliverables which meet the requirements described in the PWS.

Quoters shall provide in their technical approach at minimum the following:
? Working knowledge of ephemeral channel stream flow characteristics.
? Working knowledge of mitigating land degradation using GCS installations.
? Former federal, state, local government and private contracts for GCS installations.
? The successful contractor will be evaluated based on a narrative summary describing their working knowledge of ephemeral channel conditions in
? Number, size and type of GCS's required to slow storm flows and sediment transport and to mitigate land degradation;
? Design details to mitigate erosion adjacent to the GCS installations;
? Quantity and type of materials required for GCS installations.
? Include a breakdown of un-priced labor hours estimated for each labor category proposed to accomplish each task or phase of the work and the basis for each estimate;

(2) Experience - Provide at least three (3) prior Federal, state, local government and/or private projects for installation of GCS work similar and scope in nature to the services required identified in the PWS completed within the past 5 years. For experience quoter shall complete an Experience Form for each project (see attachment).

(ix) Basis for award will be lowest price technically acceptable to the responsible quoter whose quote conforms to the RFQ. The following two (3) factors shall be used to evaluate quotes:

Factor 1: Technical
Factor 2: Experience
Factor 3: Price

(End of Provision)

(x) FAR provision 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items
Offerors are advised include with their offer, a completed copy of the provision 52.212-3, or indicate completion of the provision online. Offerors may complete the annual representations and certifications online at

(xi) FAR clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items.

(xii) FAR clause 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items.

The following additional FAR clauses cited in this clause are applicable to the acquisition:

52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Award
52.204-14, Service Contract Reporting Requirements
52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside
52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation
52.222-3, Convict Labor
52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies
52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities
52.222-26, Equal Opportunity
52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities
52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons
52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging while Driving
52.225-1, Buy American-Supplies
52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases
52.232-29, Terms for Financing of Purchases of Commercial Items
52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management
52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (See attached Wage Determination)
52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (This statement if for information only: Employee Class: Laborer: WD- WG-04; Monetary Wage - $11.05/HR.; Fringe Benefits - 19%, includes paid insurance premiums, retirement benefits, vacation pay, and sick leave pay)
52.222-43, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards - Price Adjustments
52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658
52.222-62, Paid Sick Leave Under Executive Order 13706

(xiii) Additional contract requirements include the following clauses and provisions:

Provisions -

- Addendum to 52.212-1, Instructions to Offeror - Commercial Items - This addendum replaces the term "offer" with "quote" within the provision at 52.212-1.
-52.203-18, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements -Presentations
- 52.225-25, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran - Representative and Certification
- 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference
- 1452.215-71, Use and Disclosure of Proposal Information - Department of Interior
- 1452.225-82, Notice of World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement Evaluations - Bureau of Reclamation

Clauses -

Addendum to FAR Clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items -
- 52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payment to Small Business Subcontractors
- 52.242-15, Stop-Work Order
- 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference
- DOI-AAP-0028, Electronic Invoicing and Payment Requirements-Invoice Processing Platform (IPP)
-1452.222-81, Employment Verification
-1452.223-81, Safety and Health - Bureau of Reclamation
-1452.242-80, Post Award Conference -Bureau of Reclamation
-1452.228-70, Liability Insurance

(xiv) Site visit is not being held. However, vendors may access the site: Please call (602)819-4649 and let Bob Ochoa know the approx. time. If the gate is open leave it open, if the gate is closed, close it behind you. The Heard Scout Pueblo is located at 1901 E. Dobbins Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85042 about 7.6
miles south from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International (PSHI) Airport.

(xv) All questions shall be submitted via email to by no later than 12 PM local time on Thursday, August 30, 2017. No additional questions will be accepted after this date. Responses to any questions received will be provided via an amendment.

Quotations shall be submitted via e-mail to by no later than 12 PM local time on Friday, September 8, 2017. Responsible vendors are requested to submit a quote for this requirement.

(xvi) The Point of Contact for this solicitation is Mr. Nicholas Clements, Contract Officer. He may be reached via e-mail at, or by phone at 702-293-8156.

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Posted Date:
August 23, 2017
Description: PWS/Wage determination
Contracting Office Address :
Denver Federal Center
Building 67, Room 380

Denver, Colorado 80225
United States
Place of Performance :
Heard Scout Pueblo
1901 E. Dobbins Rd
Phoenix, Az 85042
Phoenix, Arizona 85042
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Nicholas Clements,
Contracting Officer
Phone: (702) 293-8156
Fax: 7022938337

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