Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Two-Phase Central America Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOCS)

Two-Phase Central America Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOCS)

Solicitation Number: W91278-13-R-0013
Agency: Department of the Army
Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Location: USACE District, Mobile
Added: Jan 02, 2013 3:40 pm
The Government intends to award two or more contracts pursuant to this solicitation. These contracts shall be Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) to support U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Military Construction and Support for Others program for Central America and Mexico. However, the Government reserves the right to utilize these contracts for general construction projects located in other parts of South America and the Caribbean at the discretion of the Contracting Officer. This requirement is being handled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Mobile; Alabama.
The term of each contract is limited to a base period of 12 months with and four option periods of 12 months each. The guaranteed minimum for each contract is $1,000. The total dollar capacity for the entire pool of contractors is $49 million over five years.

Contractors shall complete all work under their contract in accordance with schedules that are established in each Task Order. Work will vary from site to site, or location, and will require extensive knowledge of construction and renovation projects. Submittal dates will be included in the individual Task Orders. These dates identify when information is due to the issuing Government office and other addresses identified in the individual Task Orders. The types and numbers of submittals and dates and places for review meetings shall be established by each Task Order under this contract. Defense Base Act (DBA) Insurance may be required for some task orders.

The Government anticipates that most Task Orders will be awarded on a firm fixed-price basis prescribed in FAR 16.601.

OBJECTIVE. This contract will require contractors to provide all plant, labor, equipment and materials necessary to perform construction, incidental demolition, upgrade and repair of facilities and structures. Work will typically include vertical and horizontal construction, site work, geotechnical surveys, landscaping, surveying, mapping, mechanical and electrical work for blast resistant, fortified structures; rigid and flexible paving for roads, airfields and helipads; parking lots; riverine and marine construction of floating docks, piers, and barges; dredging; construction of remote and temporary camps, firing ranges, rappel towers, shoot houses, fuel systems, ammunition storage, food storage, interior and exterior utilities to include water and sewage treatment, water wells, communications, electrical power (to include generators and solar and wind power), security (to include field fortifications, wire obstacles, bunkers, watch towers and security fencing and hardening of existing facilities) and safety of facilities. Facilities and structures may include administrative buildings, barracks, warehouses, hangers, schools, motor pools, etc. The work may involve replacement in kind, repairs, upgrades and modification work and/or new construction. It also may include incidental design and testing, and survey and abatement for lead based paint (LBP) and asbestos containing materials (ACM). Facility repairs, upgrades and construction shall conform to the requirements of the technical criteria listed in the Task Order. Task Orders may require the application of U.S. Building Codes; International Building Code (IBC); National Electric Code (NEC); Structural and Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) codes; and U.S. Department of Defense criteria that include, but are not limited to, Unified Facility Criteria (UFC) and Anti-Terrorist and Force Protection (AFTP) requirements. In addition, construction materials, including, but not limited to locally available aggregates, cements, reinforcing steel, structural lumber, block masonry products, conduit and electrical devices, pipe and plumbing fixtures, may be purchased under this contract. Some construction may occur at remote locations and close coordination will be required with both the US Army Corps of Engineers and Host Nation Military authorities throughout the life of the projects. Projects on Host Nation military installations will require that employees be vetted for security by Host Nation military authorities. The work described herein shall be accomplished through the implementation of Task Orders issued under the terms of this solicitation. Some incidental design effort may be required. The maximum size of any project is anticipated to be no more than $5 million. There will be one pool of contractors. Contractors will only compete for Task Orders against the other members of this pool.

Estimated Cost Range: $25Million to $100Million


Field Office: U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador, Corps of Engineers Central America Resident Office

Point of Contact: Mr. Carlos Selva, Phone 011-503-2501-3318 or 011-503-2501-3105

Note No. 1: All prospective contractors and their subcontractors and suppliers must be registered in Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) before they will be allowed to download solicitation information. Contractors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) at prior to award of this contract. Solicitation documents, plans and specifications will only be available via FedBizOpps. Registration for plans and specifications should be made via FedBizOpps Internet Homepage. If you are not registered, the United States government is not responsible for providing you with notifications of any changes to this solicitation. The solicitation will be available only as a direct download. This solicitation will not be issued on CD-ROM. Neither telephonic, mailed, nor fax requests will be accepted. Registration should be completed one week prior to the issue date. It is therefore the Contractor's responsibility to monitor the website daily for the solicitation to be posted, and for any posted changes or amendments to this solicitation. The plans and specifications and all notifications of changes to this solicitation shall only be made through this posting and modifications hereto. Plans and specifications will not be provided in a printed-paper format; however, the Government reserves the right to revert to paper medium when it is determined to be in the Government's best interest. NOTE: This solicitation is in .pdf format and requires Adobe Acrobat Reader. Adobe Acrobat Reader may be downloaded free of charge at

Note No. 2: All bid forms, bid bonds, and other normal documents required for the bid submittal, including amendments to the bid submittal, shall be in paper medium. In addition, electronic medium (CD) of the bid submittal documents will be required at each Phase.

Note No. 3: Critical path method (network analysis system) is not required.

Note No. 4: All advertisements of Mobile District projects will be through the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps). Detailed information on this and other Mobile District Projects (Ordering Solicitations, Points of Contact, Synopsis of Work, etc.) are available on the Internet at:

Address questions concerning downloading of plans/specifications to Plans Room at phone number 251-690-2535 or 251-690-2536.

Note No. 5: A Pre-proposal Conference will be held on 15 January 2013 starting at 09:00 a.m. (Local Time) at the Marriott Hotel in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. An additional Pre-proposal Conference will be held on 17 January 2013 starting at 09:00 a.m. (Local Time) at the Hotel Sheraton Presidente, San Salvador, El Salvador. These will be the only Pre-proposal conferences and the same information will be presented at each one. The purpose of each conference is to familiarize the bidders with the scope of work, address bidders' questions concerning the project, and familiarize the bidders with the Best Value process. Attendance at either of the conferences is strongly recommended. Minutes of the pre-proposal conferences will be prepared by the Government and placed on the internet at All parties planning to attend should provide the following information to:

Point of Contact is the Area/Resident Engineer, Mr. Carlos Selva, U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador, Corps of Engineers Central America Resident Office, phone: 011-503-2501-3105, by noon, 10 January 2013:

a. Name of firm with complete mailing address.
b. Name, title, and phone number of each representative.
c. Attendees will be required to provide a valid drivers license, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration to gain access to the installation for the site visit and conference.

Note No. 6: The request for information (RFI) process for bidder inquiries during the advertisement period is contained in the RFP solicitation package available exclusively from FedBizOpps. Other forms of communicating RFIs to the government will not be honored. The government will try to respond to all questions. However, responses may not be furnished to all questions and particularly those received late in the advertisement period (0-10 days prior to bid opening).
P. O. Box 2288
109 Saint Joseph Street (zip 36602)
Mobile, Alabama 36628-0001
United States
Chris Vandiver,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 251-441-5599
Fax: 251-441-6510
Sara G. Logsdon ,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 251-690-3347
Fax: 251-441-6510

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