ORGANIZATION: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

PROJECT TITLE: Multiple Award Task Order Contract for various design, construction inspection, general and environmental studies, value engineering, and energy conservation practices, as well as other types of civil, and/or environmental engineering services.

PROJECT LOCATION: The continental US and Hawaii in any state or US territory for the Department of Interior (DOI); U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), National Park Service (NPS), and Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and Forest Service (FS).

PRIMARY NAICS CODE: 541330 ¿ Engineering Services – Size Standard – $16.5 million

CONTRACT TYPE: Task Orders will be Firm Fixed Price (FFP)

TYPE OF ANNOUNCEMENT: SOURCES SOUGHT

This is a Sources Sought Notice for the purpose of conducting market research, and obtaining industry information ONLY. Proposals are NOT being requested, nor accepted at this time. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS, QUALIFICATIONS, QUOTATIONS OR BIDS, NOR A SYNOPSIS OF A PROPOSED CONTRACT ACTION UNDER FAR SUBPART 5.2 and no contract shall be awarded from this notice. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this Sources Sought or any follow up information requests. No Solicitation is currently available. The purpose of this notice is to obtain information from businesses that would be interested and capable of providing the types of services noted below. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will use information obtained through this notice as well as other market research to develop an acquisition strategy.

A. SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENT:

The USFWS anticipates soliciting and awarding a Multiple Award Task Order Contract. MATOC is a type of Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract.

The intent of this MATOC is to support the ¿Great American Outdoors Act¿ (GAOA). GAOA established the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on Federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, up to $1.9 Billion per year will be deposited into this fund. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will receive 5%, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) will receive 5% (up to $95M). The National Park Service (NPS) will receive 70% (up to $1.3B) and Forest Service (FS) will receive 15% (up to $285M). These MATOCs will be available to all DOI bureaus and FS for use and will incorporate the needs of all bureau GAOA projects. These MATOC¿s will also be used for other Architecture and Engineering requirements by all Bureaus as needed (i.e., disaster recovery and planned deferred maintenance).

The primary area of coverage will be the continental US and Hawaii in any state or US territory for Department of Interior U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, Forest Service, and Bureau of Land Management. Work will be performed on land owned, leased, or with use agreements located in any state or US territory. Project sites may occur on tribal or tribal reservation land and require employment rights compliance.

Typical work under the contract will include, but will not be limited to, various services including: architectural, civil, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, structural design, construction administration, inspection, aquaculture systems, general and environmental studies, value engineering, energy conservation design practices, as well as other types of A-E services. All work will be assigned and accomplished in accordance with individual task order solicitations.

The term of the contract shall include a base period of 1 year with options for four (4) additional one (1) year periods. Total contract amount is estimated at $100 million over 5 years or a maximum of $20 million annually with a minimum task order value of $3,500, and a maximum task order value of $20 million. The total of individual task orders placed against the contract shall not exceed $100 million.

The primary North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code will be 541330 ¿ Engineering Services. The small business size standard is $16.5 million average annual revenue for the previous three years. Other NAICS codes to be used include Architectural Services (NAICS code 541310 – size standard $8.0 million), and Landscape Architectural Services (NAICS code 541320 – $8.0 million).

B. SOURCES SOUGHT RESPONSE REQUIREMENTS

All business categories are invited to respond.

Response Information: Interested firms should submit a capabilities package and include the following:

1) Firm’s name, address (mailing and URL), point of contact, phone number, email address, business category, business size, and business type

2) Business classification; i.e. Large Business, Small Business (SB), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone), Small Business, 8(a) Program, or Other.

3) Provide a general statement of your qualifications, capabilities and ability to perform the required types of work. Provide information for a minimum of one (1) and a maximum of five (5) contracts/projects within the past 5 years including a brief description of services similar to that described above. Minimum information should include the following: Contract price, project location, date of services, a brief description of the services. Your firm shall identify whether any work identified in this response were completed independently as the prime contractor or affiliated with another contractor (in a joint venture or as a subcontractor). If your role was as a sub-contractor, describe the services your company provided. Do not send photos at this time. Contracts / projects submitted must be similar in scope and dollar value to the work described in this sources sought.

4) Responders should demonstrate that they have the capacity to perform aspects of the types of services chosen as described in this synopsis, either by their in-house capabilities or through their teaming / subcontractors capabilities.

5) Cage code and DUNS number of your firm.

6) Firm’s Joint Venture Information (if applicable).

7) Statement that your firm is interested in submitting a proposal for this project if it is formally advertised.

8) Completed Geographical Location Selection Form attached to the announcement by selected which locations your firm would be willing to work.

Responses to this Sources Sought will only be shared with the Government project team and held in strict confidence.

RESPONSE DATE/TIME: Close of business Friday, January 15, 2021

EMAIL RESPONSES TO: Ryan Boisvert at ryan_boisvert@fws.gov. Include the reference number (140F0521R0003) in the subject line.
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