Added: Aug 01, 2019 1:27 pm
The Department of Veterans Affairs, Network Contracting Office 16 Notice of Intent to Sole Source in accordance with FAR 13.106-1(b)- Soliciting from a Single Source to the Trauner Consulting Services, Inc. located at 1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Suite 475, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1860 providing service for the retention of a subject matter and a termination trial expert for default analysis services for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) pending litigation and mediation currently before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC), 2002 Holcombe Blvd. Building #100; Houston, Texas 77030.
Title of Project: Services - Civil Engineering/Construction Termination for Default Subject Matter and Trial Expert
Scope of Work: The Contractor shall provide retention of a subject matter expert and a trial expert termination for default analysis services for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) pending litigation and mediation currently before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC).
General Requirements: The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, TX is requesting services for the above to include the following coverage options (the attached statement of work is in draft form).
NAICS Code is 541990 - All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, and Small Business Size Standard is $1 Million. PSC Code is R424 - Expert Witness Services.
Supporting evidence must be furnished in sufficient detail to demonstrate the ability to comply with the attached Draft Statement of Work. The Government requires the following questions answered by Contractors providing supporting evidence to meet these requirements:
1. Did the Contractor perform as an expert witness at trial and is qualified and was accepted as a testifying trial expert under the Daubert standard as an engineering subject matter expert for roads, road work, or roadway construction. Please provide evidence with a case citation, case name, date, and where the expert witness was qualified under the Daubert standard.
2. Does the Contractor possesses at least ten (10) years experience testifying before Federal or State Courts or Boards, having been qualified and accepted as a testifying trial expert under the Daubert standard, specifically, with a minimum of at least one trial on a Federal construction contract. Such experience shall also include participation in as a trial expert in depositions and providing and reviewing expert trial depositions. Please provide evidence with a case citation, case name, date and where the expert witness was qualified under the Daubert standard.
3. Contractor s staff should possess all engineering disciplines but must contain at least one staff member with a BA in Civil Engineering with a corresponding Professional Engineering license (P.E.) from an accredited university. The CE, PE must be licensed for at least 10 years. Please provide evidence with a resume to show the minimum ten years of experience as a license CE, PE and a copy of the license.
4. Contractor s staff should have no less than three (3) years experience with construction contracts under Federal Acquisition Regulations Part 36, and VAAR 836. Please provide evidence of the experience with a resume.
5. Contractor s staff should have no less than three (3) years experience with VA construction specifications per the Technical Information Library (TIL) found here: https://www.cfm.va.gov/til/index.asp. Please provide evidence of this experience with a resume.
6. Contractor s staff should have no less than ten (10) years experience providing technical expertise on roads, road work, or roadway construction. Please provide evidence of this experience on a resume with references, case citations, work history and contact information the Government can verify.
7. Contractor s staff should have no less than five (5) years experience analyzing and reviewing Federal claims containing Eichleay calculations, CPM schedule analysis and methodology in Federal construction contracts. Please provide evidence through resumes.
A determination not to compete is solely within the discretion of the Government.
Interested parties may identify their interests and capability to respond to this requirement within seven (7) calendar days of the publication of this notice by 11:00am (CT).
This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals, solicitations, or request for offers. This notice of intent could be considered as a source sought to identify other sources that are capable of providing services. Any response to this notice must show clear and convincing evidence that competition would be advantageous to the Government. Interested parties shall submit clear evidence demonstrating their years of experience outlined above with the firm, subject matter expert, and trail expert as requested.
No telephone inquiries will be accepted.
Responses must be emailed to email@example.com.