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Solicitation Number: W9126G12R0048
Agency: Department of the Army
Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Location: USACE District, Fort Worth
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Sources Sought
Added: Jan 18, 2012 5:19 pm Modified: Nov 08, 2012 3:03 pmTrack Changes

DATE: 7 November 2012

SUBJECT: Sources Sought Synopsis


SOURCES SOUGHT NO: W9126G-12-R-0048 Amendment No. 4

SOLICITATION NO.: Not assigned

Response date: 15 days (revised Sources Sought Synopsis)

Classification Code: C - Architect and Engineering Services

Contracting Officer: Derek A. Gadberry, 817-886-1078

This is Amendment 4 to SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS W9126G-12-R-0048 updating the Description of Services (Geospatial requirements, updated tentative solicitation date and point of contacts.

This announcement seeks information from industry to be used for preliminary planning purposes. No proposals are being requested or accepted with this synopsis. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION FOR PROPOSALS AND NO CONTRACT WILL BE AWARDED FROM THIS SYNOPSIS.

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineer, Fort Worth District has been asked to solicit for and award a contract(s) for surveying, mapping, and related services. Proposed projects will be competitive Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity type contracts. Task Orders awarded against the proposed contracts will be firm-fixed price. The type of solicitation to be issued will depend upon the responses to this sources sought synopsis. No reimbursement will be made for any cost associated with providing information in response to this synopsis or any follow up information requests.

The purpose of this updated sources sought synopsis is to gain knowledge of interest, capabilities, and qualifications of various members of industry,namely the Small Business Community to include but not limited to . The Government must ensure there is adequate competition among the potential pool of responsive contractors.

LOCATION OF SERVICES: The geographic area covered by the proposed contracts are within the Southwestern Division (SWD) and its surrounding areas which consist of Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Projects are primarily located in and around Texas and its bordering states, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. It is anticipated that there will be multiple pools such as Unrestricted and authorized set asides. All contractors are highly encouraged to participate.


Prospective A/E firms must be capable of providing surveying, mapping and related services to support the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works, military, and International and Interagency Support missions involving the planning, designing, constructing, operating, maintaining, and managing of real property and lands. Services to be provided but not limited to include: satellite imagery including geo-rectification, ortho-rectification, pan-sharpening, tiling, mosaicing, and other processes, aerial photogrammetric and LiDAR surveys including a description of the type of aircraft available including navigation, photo control, and digital mapping camera, performing, utilizing, and/or producing analytical aero-traingulation, georectification, stereoplotter instrumentation, digital elevation model and digital terrain mode data collection and manipulation, and developing planimetrics and contours, collecting survey data: establishing vertical and horizontal controls; topography (including planimetrics, bathymetric, cross-section, inverts, storm and sewer drains, bridges, weirs, construction layout), and subsurface utilities, using electronic total station with data collector and survey-grade GPS equipment capable of sub centimeter measurement accuracy, ability to reproduce and deliver survey and mapping precuts (hardcopy and digital), 2D and 3D digital data using the following georeferenced file types: Microstation, AutoCAD, ESRI v10.x (or later version), USGS raster formats, geotiff, and Mr. SID, conducting real estate surveys including monumentation, locating deeds of current tract/parcel owners, plat submittals and recordation, and metes and bounds descriptions, secure engineering services for conducting surveys on electrical and communication equipment including poles, guy wires, transformers, pullboxes, handholes, manholes, ducts entering manholes, cables, and appurtenant features; and the AE firm must also be capable of providing geospatial data and databases, data analyses, application development (desktop and web (intranet and internet)), map creation, design and production using Esri ArcSDE v10.x, ArcGIS v10.x (ArcMap, ArcInfo, ArcEditor), ArcGIS Server v10.x, SQL Server Management Suite 2008, Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, ERDAS (imagery processing and analysis), programming using JavaScript, ColdFusion, C#, Python, Visual Basic, ASP.NET, Silverlight languages, and application programming Interface(s) such as Esri JavaScript, Flex, Silverlight, as well as Google maps API. The AE firm must also be capable of placing up to six GIS analysts on military installations for up to twelve-months supplanting installation geospatial resources.

The firm's team must have a professional licensed surveyor registered in the State of Texas and preferably an additional Professional Licensed Surveyor in a bordering state.

The estimated duration of the contracts is a three year base plus two options years from date of award. The total contract capacity will not exceed $10,000,000.00 per contract with up to 4 contracts for a total capacity of $40,000,000.00. The estimated minimum size of a task order is $20,000. The estimated maximum size of a task order is $1,000,000.00. The average size task order is $185,000.00. Firms must have the capacity to perform up to three task orders simultaneously.

North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) Code applicable to this acquisition is 541370. Small Business Size Standard for this acquisition is $14 Million.

Small Business firms are reminded under FAR 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting that they must self perform at least 50% of the cost of contract performance incurred for personnel shall be expended for employees of the concern for service-type procurement.

Prior Government contract work is not required for submitting a response under this sources sought synopsis.

Award will be based on selection of the most highly qualified firm(s) in accordance with A-E Brooks Act procedures in accordance with FAR 36.6. Anticipated solicitation issuance date is on or about 5 December 2012 (tentative date). The official solicitation synopsis citing the solicitation number will be issued on Federal Business Opportunities at and invite firms to register electronically to receive a copy of the solicitation when it is issued.

Responses to this Sources Sought synopsis shall be limited to 5 pages and shall include the following information:

1. Firm's name, address, point of contact, phone number, and e-mail address.

2. Firm's interest in submitting on the solicitation when it is issued.

3. Firm's capability to perform a contract in the geographical boundaries, magnitude and complexity (include past performance capability to execute the services outlined in this announcement, to include performance requiring professional licensed surveyors registered in the State of Texas and in one or more bordering states).

4. Provide work performance within the past 5 years, a brief description of the project, customer name, timeliness of performance, customer satisfaction and dollar value of the project). Provide at least 3 examples.

5. Firm's small business category and Business Size (Small Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUB-Zone), 8(a) Certified Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB).

6. Firm's Joint Ventures (existing), including Mentor Protégés and teaming arrangement information is acceptable.

Interested firms shall respond to this Sources Sought Synopsis no later than 2:00 p.m. (CST) 19 November 2012. All interested firms must be registered in Central Contracting Registration (CCR) to be eligible for award of a government contract.

Email, mail, or fax your response to the Contract Specialist (Martha Jackson) and Contracting Officer (Derek A. Gadberry).



Fax: (817) 886-6403

Mail: U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, Attn: Martha Jackson/Derek Gadberry, 819 Taylor Street, Room 2A17, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-0300

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Sources Sought Amendment No 4

Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Sources Sought Amendment No 4
Posted Date:
November 8, 2012
Description: Sources Sought Amendment No 4
USACE District, Fort Worth, PO Box 17300/819 Taylor Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102-0300
USACE District, Fort Worth PO Box 17300/819 Taylor Street, Fort Worth TX
Crystal D. Labrecque, 817-886-1056

USACE District, Fort Worth