PART 1836—CONSTRUCTION AND ARCHITECT-ENGINEER CONTRACTS
Authority: 51 U.S.C. 20113(a) and 48 CFR chapter 1.
Source: 62 FR 4471, Jan. 30, 1997, unless otherwise noted.
Subpart 1836.2—Special Aspects of Contracting for Construction
1836.203 Government estimate of construction costs.(NASA supplements paragraph (c))
(c)(i) If the acquisition is by sealed bidding, the contracting officer shall file a sealed copy of the detailed Government estimate with the bids until bid opening. After the bids are read and recorded, the contracting officer shall read the estimate, and record it in the same detail as the bids.
(ii) If the acquisition is by negotiation, the contracting officer may disclose the overall amount of the Government estimate after award upon request of offerors.
1836.213-370 Additive and deductive items.
When it appears that funds available for a project may be insufficient for all the desired features of construction, the contracting officer may provide in the invitation for bids for a first or base bid item covering the work generally as specified and one or more additive or deductive bid items progressively adding or omitting specified features of the work in a stated order of priority. In such case, the contracting officer, before the opening of bids, shall record in the contract file the amount of funds available for the project and determine the low bidder and the items to be awarded in accordance with the provision at 1852.236–71, Additive or Deductive Items.
Subpart 1836.5—Contract Clauses
1836.513 Accident prevention.
For additional guidance on the use of FAR clause 52.236–13, Accident Prevention, and its Alternate I in NASA contracts, see 1823.7001(d).
1836.570 NASA solicitation provisions and contract clause.
(a) The contracting officer shall insert the provision at 1852.236–71, Additive or Deductive Items, in invitations for bids for construction when it is desired to add or deduct bid items to meet available funding.
(b) The contracting officer shall insert the provision at 1852.236–72, Bids with Unit Prices, in invitations for bids for construction when the invitation contemplates unit prices of items.
(c) The contracting officer shall insert the clause at 1852.236–73, Hurricane Plan, in solicitations and contracts for construction at sites that experience hurricanes.
(d) The contracting officer shall insert the provision at 1852.236–74, Magnitude of Requirement, in solicitations for construction. Insert the appropriate estimated dollar range in accordance with FAR 36.204.
Subpart 1836.6—Architect-Engineer Services
1836.602 Selection of firms for architect-engineer contracts.
1836.602-1 Selection criteria. (NASA supplements paragraph (a))
(a)(2) The evaluation of specialized experience and technical competence shall be limited to the immediately preceding ten years.
(4) The evaluation of past performance shall be limited to the immediately preceding ten years.
(6) The architect-engineer selection board may also establish evaluation criteria regarding the volume of work previously awarded to the firm by NASA, with the object of effecting an equitable distribution of contracts among qualified architect-engineer firms, including minority-owned firms and firms that have not had prior NASA contracts.
Source: 63 FR 44170, Aug. 18, 1998, unless otherwise noted.
1836.7004 NASA solicitation provision and contract clause.
The contracting officer may insert a clause substantially the same as stated at 1852.236–75, Partnering for Construction Contracts, in solicitations and contracts for construction, when it has been determined that the benefits to be derived from partnering exceed the costs.