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Instron ElectroPuls Training and Support

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Aug 22, 2017
Category: Education and Training Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Medical Command, MEDCOM, North Atlantic Regional Contracting Office, 8901 Rockville Pike, Bldg 54, Bethesda, Maryland, 20889, United States

Description

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation number W91YTZ-17-T-0277 is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95 and Defense Federal Acquisition Supplement Publication (DPN) 20161222. This acquisition is issued on an UNRESTRICTED, FULL AND OPEN basis under NAICS code 611430 and size standard is $11 M. All responsible sources may submit a quotation which shall be considered by the agency. The Government anticipates awarding a single award issued as Firm Fixed Price. The requirement of this solicitation is to procure Training and Support for Government owned Instron ElectroPuls E 1000 Biomechanical Testing system in the Department of Clinical Investigations laboratory for Graduate Medical Education Research and Clinical Training at Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA. Period of Performance: 1 September 2017 - 31 August 2019. Quotes are due by 28 August 2017 at 12:00 pm EST. Questions must be submitted via email no later than 23 August 2017. Quotes and questions shall be submitted via email to valerie.j.deveaux.civ@mail.mil. SALIENT FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Must be Instron certified Instructor(s) Proof of certification must be presented with bid. ITEM NO. 0001 INSTRON TRAINING AND SUPPORT SERVICES The Contractor shall be responsible for providing training to assist the end user in obtaining the necessary experience needed to operate the equipment for biochemical testing. EAMC; Fort Gordon, GA. Base Year Period of Performance: 1 September 2017 - 31 August 2018 QTY: 4 UNIT: EACH UNIT PRICE: ___________ TOTAL: ____________ ITEM NO. 0002 CONTRACT MANPOWER REPORTING Contract Manpower Reporting (CMR). Provide annual CMR report to include the man-hours that will be required to complete this report by 31 October of the Government fiscal year. Reporting period will be for the period of performance not to exceed 12 months ending 30 September of each Government fiscal year. This report must be completed by 31 October of each calendar year. QTY: 1 UNIT: EACH UNIT PRICE: ___________ TOTAL: ____________ BASE YEAR TOTAL tiny_mce_marker_________________ ITEM NO. 1001 INSTRON TRAINING AND SUPPORT SERVICES The Contractor shall be responsible for providing training to assist the end user in obtaining the necessary experience needed to operate the equipment for biochemical testing. EAMC; Fort Gordon, GA. Option Year 1 Period of Performance: 1 September 2018 - 31 August 2019 QTY: 4 UNIT: EACH UNIT PRICE: ___________ TOTAL: ____________ ITEM NO. 1002 CONTRACT MANPOWER REPORTING Contract Manpower Reporting (CMR). Provide annual CMR report to include the man-hours that will be required to complete this report by 31 October of the Government fiscal year. Reporting period will be for the period of performance not to exceed 12 months ending 30 September of each Government fiscal year. This report must be completed by 31 October of each calendar year. QTY: 1 UNIT: EACH UNIT PRICE: ___________ TOTAL: ____________ OPTION YEAR 1 TOTAL tiny_mce_marker_________________ BASE YEAR + OPTION YEAR TOTAL tiny_mce_marker_____________ Delivery Address Eisenhower Army Medical Center Bldg 300 East Hospital Road Fort Gordon, GA 30905 SOLICITATION PROVISIONS 52.212-1 -- INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS -- COMMERCIAL ITEMS (APR 2014) Addendum to 52.212-1 (Local Provision (LP) 5004) Para (b) Submission of Offers: The following supplements this paragraph with respect to the information and documents required for submission in response to this solicitation. All responsible offerors must submit: - Technical Description of items being offered (see note) - Clin/Item Number Pricing (filled out) - Companys Dunn and Bradstreet number (DUNS) - CAGE code - Delivery Time - Company Contact Information, for evaluation purposes. - Fill out and return 52.212-3 Alt I (Registration in SAM can be substituted for FAR 52.212-3 Alt I. The information in SAM must be current and complete before an award can be made. Contractor shall not have any Active Exclusion Record in SAM. (m) The non-FAR Part 12 discretionary FAR, DFARS, AFARS, and MEDCOM provisions included herein are incorporated into this solicitation either by reference or in full text. If incorporated by reference, see provision 52.252-1 for locations where full text can be obtained. (End of Provision) 52.204-16 - COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT ENTITY CODE REPORTING (JUL 2016) 52.214-34 - SUBMISSION OF OFFERS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (APR 1991) 52.225-25 -- PROHIBITION ON ENGAGING IN SANCTIONED ACTIVITIES RELATING TO IRAN-CERTIFICATION (OCT 2015) 252.222-7007 -- REPRESENTATION REGARDING COMBATING TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS (JAN 2015) 52.209-2 -- PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH INVERTED DOMESTIC CORPORATIONS - REPRESENTATIONS (NOV 2015) 52.209-11 - REPRESENTATION BY CORPORATIONS REGARDING DELINQUENT TAX LIABILITY OR A FELONY CONVICTION UNDER ANY FEDERAL LAW (FEB 2016) 52.209-12 - CERTIFICATION REGARDING TAX MATTERS (FEB 2016) 52.215-20 -- REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFIED COST OR PRICING DATA AND DATA OTHER THAN CERTIFIED COST OR PRICING DATA (OCT 2010)ALTERNATE IV (OCT 2010) (b) Submission of other than certified cost or pricing data may be requested by the Contracting Officer. 52.252-1 -- SOLICITATION PROVISIONS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998); http://farsite.hill.af.mil/ 52.252-5 -- AUTHORIZED DEVIATIONS IN PROVISIONS (APR 1984) (Insert "DoD FAR Supplement (48 CFR Chapter 2)" in paragraph (b)) 252.203-7005 -- REPRESENTATION RELATING TO COMPENSATION OF FORMER DOD OFFICIALS (NOV 2011) 252.204-7004 - ALTERNATE A, SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT (FEB 2014) 252.204-7008 - COMPLIANCE WITH SAFEGUARDING COVERED DEFENSE INFORMATION CONTROLS (DEVIATION 2016-O0001)(OCT 2015) 252.204-7011 -- ALTERNATIVE LINE-ITEM STRUCTURE (SEP 2011) (See Clins) 252.213-7000 -- NOTICE TO PROSPECTIVE SUPPLIERS ON USE OF PAST PEFORMANCE INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEM - STATISTICAL REPORTING IN PAST PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS (JUN 2015) 252.215-7007 -- NOTICE OF INTENT TO RESOLICIT (JUN 2012) 252.215-7008 -- ONLY ONE OFFER (OCT 2013) 252.222-7007 - REPRESENTATION REGARDING COMBATING TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS (JAN 2015) 252.225-7050 -- DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP OR CONTROL BY THE GOVERNMENT OF A COUNTRY THAT IS A STATE SPONSOR OF TERRORISM (DEC 2014) 252.247-7022 -- REPRESENTATION OF EXTENT OF TRANSPORTATION BY SEA (AUG 1992) 52.212-2 -- EVALUATION -- COMMERCIAL ITEMS (OCT 2014) (End of Addendum to 52.212-1) 52.212-2 -- EVALUATION -- COMMERCIAL ITEMS (OCT 2014) HCAA Local Clause 5005 (LPTA) Addendum to 52.212-2 Award will be made using the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) source selection process. Award will be made to the responsible offeror on the basis of the lowest evaluated price of proposals meeting or exceeding the acceptability standards for non-cost factors. Award may be made without discussions with offerors (except communications conducted for the purpose of minor clarification). Therefore, each initial offer should contain the offerors best terms from a technical and price standpoint. However, the Government reserves the right to conduct discussions if it is later determined by the contracting officer to be necessary. Paragraph (a) is hereby replaced with the following: (a) The Government will issue an order resulting from this solicitation to the responsible contractor whose quote, conforming to the solicitation, is Lowest Priced, Technically Acceptable (LPTA). Award will be on an all or none basis. (i) Price: Prices will be reviewed to determine reasonableness based on market research. (ii) Provide all requested information in Addendum 52.212-1 1. The following adjectival ratings will be used in evaluating the offerors written technical proposal: Acceptable - Offer clearly meets the minimum requirements of the solicitation. Unacceptable - Offer does not clearly meet the minimum requirements of the solicitation. (End of Addendum to 52.212-2) 52.212-3 -- OFFEROR REPRESENTATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS -- COMMERCIAL ITEMS (MAR 2015) ALTERNATE I (OCT 2014) CONTRACT CLAUSES 52.212-4 -- CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS -- COMMERCIAL ITEMS (MAY 2015) Addendum to 52.212-4 (Local Clause (LC) 5003 The following policy applies only if the contractor will be on the Government installation for more than thirty (30) days. (v) Policy for Reporting Incidents of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment under the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SHARP). The contractor shall comply with OTSG/MEDCOM Policy Memo 13-062, Policy for Reporting Incidents of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment under the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SHARP), 12 Nov 2013. The SHARP reporting requirements apply only to knowledge obtained by contractor personnel while performing services under this contract. The contractor shall require all Contract Service Providers (CSP) with knowledge of an incident of sexual assault occurring on a Government facility, to include a Government leased facility, where the contractor is providing services under this contract, to report the incident to the contractor who shall immediately (within 24 hours) report the incident in writing to the governments COR. All incidents shall be reported whether they involve contractor personnel or Government personnel, or other individuals. The contractor shall require all CSPs with knowledge of an incident of sexual harassment occurring on a Government facility, to include a Government leased facility, where the contractor is providing services under this contract, to report the incident to the contractor who shall immediately (within 24 hours) report the incident in writing to the governments COR. All incidents shall be reported whether they involve contractor personnel or Government personnel, or other individuals. (w) The non-FAR Part 12 discretionary FAR, DFARS, AFARS, and LOCAL clauses included herein are incorporated into this contract either by reference or in full text. If incorporated by reference, see clause 52.252-2 for locations where full text can be found. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): http://farsite.hill.af.mil/ https://acquisition.gov/far/index.html (End of Addendum to 52.212-4) 52.204-7 - SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT (OCT 2016) 52.204-9 - PERSONAL IDENTITY VERIFICATION OF CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL (JAN 2011) 52.204-10 -- REPORTING EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION AND FIRST-TIER SUBCONTRACT AWARDS (OCT 2015) 52.204-21 - BASIC SAFEGUARDING OF COVERED CONTRACTOR INFORMATION SYSTEMS (JUN 2016) 52.209-6 -- PROTECTING THE GOVERNMENTS INTEREST WHEN SUBCONTRACTING WITH CONTRACTORS DEBARRED, SUSPENDED, OR PROPOSED FOR DEBARMENT (OCT 2015) 52.209-9 - UPDATES OF PUBLICLY AVAILABLE INFORMATION REGARDING RESPONSIBILITY MATTERS (JUL 2013) 52.219-4 -- NOTICE OF PRICE EVALUATION PERFERENCE FOR HUBZONE SMALL BUSINESS CONCERNS (OCT 2014) 52.222-3 -- CONVICT LABOR (JUN 2003) 52.222-21 -- PROHIBITION OF SEGREGATED FACILITIES (APR 2015) (EEO) 52.222-26 - EQUAL OPPORTUNITY (APR 2015) 52.222-36 - EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES (JUL 2014) 52.222-50 -- COMBATING TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS (MAR 2015) 52.223-3 - HAZARDOUS MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION AND MATERIAL SAFETY DATA (JAN 1997) 52.223-5 -- POLLUTION PREVENTION AND RIGHT-TO-KNOW INFORMATION (MAY 2011) 52.223-18 -- ENCOURAGING CONTRACTOR POLICIES TO BAN TEXT MESSAGING WHILE DRIVING (AUG 2011) 52.225-13 -- RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN FOREIGN PURCHASES (JUN 2008) 52.232-33 -- PAYMENT BY ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER-SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT (JUL 2013) 52.232-39 -- UNENFORCEABILITY OF UNAUTHORIZED OBLIGATIONS (JUN 2013) 52.232-40 -- PROVIDING ACCELERATED PAYMENTS TO SMALL BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTORS (DEC 2013) 52.233-3 -- PROTEST AFTER AWARD (AUG 1996) 52.233-4 -- APPLICABLE LAW FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT CLAIM (OCT 2004) 52.237-2 -- PROTECTION OF GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS, EQUIPMENT, AND VEGETATION (APR 1984) 52.237-3 -- CONTINUITY OF SERVICES (JAN 1991) 252.201-7000 - CONTRACTING OFFICERS REPRESENTATIVE (DEC 1991) 252.203-7000 -- REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO COMPENSATION OF FORMER DOD OFFICIALS (SEP 2011) 252.203-7002 -- REQUIREMENT TO INFORM EMPLOYEES OF WHISTLEBLOWER RIGHTS (SEP 2013) 252.204-7000 - DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION (OCT 2016) 252.204-7003 -- CONTROL OF GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL WORK PRODUCT (APR 1992) 252.225-7048 -- EXPORT CONTROLLED ITEMS (JUN 2013) 252.232-7003 -- ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF PAYMENT REQUESTS AND RECEIVING REPORTS (JUN 2012) 252.232-7006 -- WIDE AREA WORKFLOW PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS (MAY 2013) 252.232-7010 -- LEVIES ON CONTRACT PAYMENTS (DEC 2006) 52.209-10 -- PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH INVERTED DOMESTIC CORPORATIONS (DEC 2014) 52.217-8 - OPTION TO EXTEND SERVICES (NOV 1999) 52.217-9 - OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT (MAR) 52.219-28 -- POST-AWARD SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAM REREPRESENTATION (JUL 2013) 52.252-2 -- CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998) 52.252-6 -- AUTHORIZED DEVIATIONS IN CLAUSES (APR 1984) (Insert "DoD FAR Supplement (48 CFR Chapter 2)" in paragraph (b)) 252.203-7999 -- PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH ENTITIES THAT REQUIRE CERTAIN INTERNAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMEMNTS (DEVIATION 2015-O0010) (FEB 2015) 252.204-7012 -- SAFEGUARDING OF UNCLASSIFIED CONTROLLED TECHNICAL INFORMATION (NOV 2013) 252.211-7003 -- ITEM UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION AND VALUATION (DEC 2013) 252.244-7000 -- SUBCONTRACTS FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS (JUN 2013) 252.247-7023 -- TRANSPORTATION OF SUPPLIES BY SEA (APR 2014) iRAPT (LC 5002) (Formaly known as WAWF) HIPPA (LC 5001) PERFORMANCE BASED WORK STATEMENT INSTRON SERVICES CONTRACT 1.1. General. This requirement is for the Instron Services contract for the Department of Clinical Investigations (DCI) at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center (DDEAMC), Fort Gordon, GA 30905. 1.2. Scope. This contract will include three days of customized on-site training for up to four staff members for the Instron ElectroPuls E 1000. 1.3. Requirements. This is a non-personal services contract for customized training on site for the Instron ElectroPuls E 1000 equipment used for biochemical testing in the Department of Clinical Investigations laboratory for Graduate Medical Education Research and Clinical Training. The contractor shall be responsible for providing training to assist the end user in obtaining the necessary experience needed to operate the equipment for biochemical testing. The contractor shall provide three days of hands on training support services in support of the DCI research, training and education missions. The training will be performed on site at the Department of Clinical Investigations laboratory for up to six laboratory staff members four times a year. One of the four sessions will be a three-day training on the basic and advanced usage of V8 Console and Wavematrix for testing on Electropuls, testing usage, fixturing, Digital Position, maintenance and safety. The remaining three training sessions will be customized to meet the training and testing requirements/needs of specific research projects identified by Department of Clinical Investigation. Instructor and Staff members will perform hands on demonstrations and live testing on the ElectroPuls E 1000 to learn how to create test applications, run tests and test safety. Contract personnel shall address any questions related to the training with the staff members receiving the training. All duties will be performed in accordance with the contract terms and conditions by qualified and experienced personnel. One of the training sessions will include the following schedule: Day 1: o Safety o System Overview. o Connecting to Console. o Digital Position o Rotary / Biaxial Functionality o Tuning o PID vs Electropuls Gains o Position vs Load Tuning o Manual vs Automatic o Maintenance Day 2: o Review of Day 1. o Wavematrix Method page Overview o Setting up Hardware o Setting up Resources o Basic Waveforms (Ramps, Trapezoids, sinewaves) o Data Processor Day 3: o Review of Day 2. o Turning Point Files o Sampled Data Playback o Biaxial Test Methods o Trimodal vs Advanced Amplitude Control o Calculations setup o Final Exercise 1.4. Additional Training Requirements (where applicable) 1.4.1. Antiterrorism/Operations Security Requirements: 1.4.2. AT Level I Training. All contractor employees, to include subcontractor employees, requiring access Army installations, facilities and controlled access areas shall complete AT Level I awareness training within 90 calendar days after contract start date or effective date of incorporation of this requirement into the contract, whichever is applicable. The contractor shall submit certificates of completion for each affected contractor employee and subcontractor employee, to the COR or to the KO, if a COR is not assigned, within 10 calendar days after completion of training by all employees and subcontractor personnel. AT level I awareness training is available at the following website: http://jko.jten.mil. 1.4.3. Access and General Protection/Security Policy and Procedures: Contractor and all associated sub-contractors employees shall provide all information required for background checks to meet installation access requirements to be accomplished by installation Provost Marshal Office, Director of Emergency Services or Security Office. Contractor workforce must comply with all personal identity verification requirements (FAR clause 52.204-9, Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel) as directed by DOD, HQDA and/or local policy. In addition to the changes otherwise authorized by the changes clause of this contract, should the Force Protection Condition (FPCON) at any individual facility or installation change, the Government may require changes in contractor security matters or processes. 1.4.4. For contractors that do not require CAC, but require access to a DoD facility or installation. Contractor and all associated sub-contractors employees shall comply with adjudication standards and procedures using the National Crime Information Center Interstate Identification Index (NCIC-III) and Terrorist Screening Database (TSDB) (Army Directive 2014-05/AR 190-13), applicable installation, facility and area commander installation/facility access and local security policies and procedures (provided by government representative), or, at OCONUS locations, in accordance with status of forces agreements and other theater regulations. 1.4.5. OPSEC Training. In accordance with AR 530-1 all personnel, to include contractor employees and associated sub-contractor employees must complete Level I Operations Security (OPSEC) training which is composed of both initial and continual awareness training (annually). All personnel within the first 30 days of arrival in the organization must receive initial training to include a briefing on the organizations critical information and read/sign the OPSEC Individual User Compliance Agreement form. The end state of initial and continual awareness training is that each individual should have the requisite knowledge to safeguard critical information. 1.4.6. iWATCH Training. This standard language is for contractor employees with an area of performance within an Army controlled installation, facility or area. The contractor and all associated sub-contractors shall brief all employees on the local iWATCH program (training standards provided by the requiring activity ATO). This local developed training will be used to inform employees of the types of behavior to watch for and instruct employees to report suspicious activity to the COR. This training shall be completed within 30 calendar days of contract award and within 30 calendar days of new employees commencing performance with the results reported to the COR NLT 30 calendar days after contract award. 1.4.7. Contract incorporate reporting requirements required by OTSG/MEDCOM Policy Memo 13-062, Policy for Reporting Incidents of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment under the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SHARP), dated 12 Nov 2013. 1.4.8. The contractor shall require all Contract Service Providers (CSP) with knowledge of an incident of sexual assault occurring on a Government facility, to include a Government leased facility, where the contractor is providing services under this contract, to report the incident to the contractor who shall immediately (within 24 hours) report the incident in writing to the governments COR. All incidents shall be reported whether they involve contractor personnel or Government personnel, or other individuals. 1.4.9. The contractor shall ensure all service providers receive Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) training not later than 60 calendar days after contractor personnel begins performance under this contract. Training can be obtained either online or in person. Contractor personnel can attend SHARP training by contacting COR for class date/time and availability. If the employee has an AKO account; they can access online the Team Bound Self Study course through Army Learning Management System (ALMS) at http://www.atsc.army.mil/tadlp/delivery/alms.asp. Training is also provided through AMEDD Personnel Education & Quality System (APEQS). 1.5. Maintenance and Service Coordination. Delivery of training support services time schedule for Instron training support will be coordinated by activity point of contact with the contractor. The activity point of contact will schedule training three weeks or more in advance with the contractor for training support services. 1.6. Invoicing. Invoicing will be done on a monthly invoice. Once the invoice has been approved, it must be submitted into IRAPT (Formerly WAWF) as a 2-1 invoice. Invoicing will be done on a monthly invoice. Performance Measures 2.1. Outcome. The contractor shall provide Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center with the training support services listed above. 2.2. Standards. Acceptable measures include: the delivery of requested training support services as coordinated by the activity point of contact with the contractor and compliance with organization standards and policies. The contractor will also be measured by length of time training support will be provided. Other performance factors, which may be monitored and are not quantified by numerical measurements include: the contractors relationship with hospital staff/government personnel, appropriate "customer focused" and "customer friendly" interactions with DDEAMC staff members, and accurate and timely invoicing. 2.3. How measured. The Contracting Officers Representative will monitor contractor performance by verifying timely delivery of services, reporting, analysis, monitor invoices received and the general business relationship between the Contractors staff and Government personnel. (PWS Verbiage) Reporting of Contractor Services and Manpower Accounting for Contractor Services: The Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower & Reserve Affairs) operates and maintains a secure Army data collection site where the contractor will report ALL contractor manpower (including subcontractor manpower) required for performance of this contract. The contractor is required to completely fill in all the information in the format using the following web address: https://contractormanpower.army.pentagon.mil. The information to be reported is as follows: (1) Contracting Office, Contracting Officer, Contracting Officers Technical Representative; (2) Contract number, including task and delivery order number; (3) Beginning and ending dates covered by reporting period; (4) Contractor name, address, phone number, e-mail address, identity of contractor employee entering data; (5) Estimated direct labor hours (including sub-contractors); (6) Estimated direct labor dollars paid this reporting period (including sub-contractors); (7) Total payments (including sub-contractors); (8) Predominant Federal Service Code (FSC) reflecting services provided by contractor (and separate predominant FSC for each sub-contractor if different); (9) Estimated data collection cost; (10) Organizational title associated with the Unit Identification Code (UIC) for the Army Requiring Activity (the Army Requiring Activity is responsible for providing the contractor with its UIC for the purposes of reporting this information); (11) Locations where contractor and sub-contractors perform the work (specified by zip code in the United States and nearest city, country, when in an overseas location, using standardization nomenclature provided on website); (12) Presence of deployment or contingency contract language; (13) Number of contractor and sub-contractor employees deployed in theater this reporting period (by country). As part of its submission, the contractor will also provide the estimated total cost (if any) incurred to comply with this reporting requirement. Incurred costs will be billed against the Contractor Manpower Reporting CLIN of the contract or task order. Reporting period will be the period of performance not to exceed 12 months ending 30 September of each government fiscal year and must be reported by 31 October of each calendar year. If contract performance is completed before 30 September, the data can be entered upon contract completion rather than waiting for the end of the fiscal year. Contractors may use a direct XML data transfer to the database server or fill in the fields on the website. The XML direct transfer is a format for transferring files from a contractors systems to the secure web site without the need for separate data entries for each required data element at the web site. The specific formats for the XML direct transfer may be downloaded from the web site. The COR will provide assistance to the contractor in meeting this reporting requirement. If the contractor is unable to enter manpower information on the website, the COR may elect to enter manpower information for contractors. Contractor is required to notify the COR by the 5th working day of November of each calendar year that the report has/has not been submitted. It is the responsibility of the COR to verify report submission. UICs for reports are: UIC FACILITY LOCATION W3QMAA Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center Ft Gordon, GA Report Schedules are based on the Governments Fiscal Year cycle, regardless of the contract period of performance cycle. Report cycles are as follows for any reporting year in which performance occurs: Report #1: 1 October 2016 through 30 September 2017 - Report due no later than 31 October 2017 (End PWS Verbiage) QUALITY ASSURANCE SURVEILLANCE PLAN INSTRON SERVICES CONTRACT This Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP) provides a systematic method to evaluate performance for the stated contract. This QASP explains the following: Performance Elements Table Required Service/Deliverable PWS Reference Acceptable Quality Level (AQL) Method of Assessment Remedy 1. Contractor personnel is on site for three days ready to perform when scheduled. Para 1.2 and 1.3 Performs with 100% accuracy Observation Address w/ Contractor 2. Contractor maintains qualified and experienced personnel to perform requested/required services for full period of performance. Para 1.3 Performs with 100% accuracy Observation Address w/ Contractor 3. Maintains appropriate "customer focused" and "customer friendly" interactions with DDEAMC staff members when performing the work covered under this contract. Para 2.2 Performs with 98% accuracy Observation Address w/ Contractor 4.. Available to DCI staff on site to provide hands on training for the ElectroPuls E 1000. Para 1.2 Performs with 98% accuracy Observation Address w/ Contractor 5. Contractor will assist staff members while performing hands on demonstrations and live testing on the ElectroPuls E 1000 to learn how to create test applications, run tests and test safety. Para 1.3 Performs with 98% accuracy Observation Address w/ Contractor 6. Contractor addresses hardware concerns specific to Electropuls such as testing usage, fixturing, Digital Position, maintenance and safety. Para 1.3 Performs with 98% accuracy Observation Address w/ Contractor 7. Assists with questions related to the operation of the ElectroPuls E 1000 equipment. Para 1.3 Performs with 98% accuracy Observation Address w/ Contractor 8. Contractor personnel must comply organizational with standards and policies. Para 2.2 Performs with 98% accuracy Observation Address w/ Contractor 6.0. METHODS OF SURVEILLANCE 6.1. The Government reserves the right to perform inspections and surveillance to evaluate the Contractors compliance to the contract terms and performance of the requirements in the PWS. The Government will make every effort to ensure that the surveillance methods described below are conducted in an objective, fair, and consistent manner. 6.1.1. Periodic Surveillance. This action occurs when the COR or other Government official observes a deficiency. Examples include evidence from accidents, incidents, or delays. Regardless of where in the line-of-duty the COR observes contractual procedures not being followed, he/she has an obligation to document and report the deficiency to the Contracting Officer. 6.1.2. Customer Complaint Surveillance. This action is instituted when the COR receives a complaint from a stakeholder (stakeholder organizations include: Department of Clinical Investigations) regarding contractor service. The COR will obtain the complaint in writing and then conduct an investigation to determine its validity. If the complaint is deemed valid, the COR will immediately notify the Contracting Officer for action.The COR will notify both the Contract Manager and the complainant of the Governments response to their complaint. 6.2. Regardless of the surveillance method, the COR will always contact the contractors manager or on-site representative when a defect is identified and inform the manager of the specifics of the problem. The COR, with assistance from the TRs and Other Key Government Personnel, will be responsible for monitoring the contractors performance in meeting a specific performance standard/AQL. 6.3. Surveillance results may be used as the basis for actions (to include payment deductions) against the contractor. In such cases, the Inspection of Services clause in the Contract becomes the basis for the COs actions. 52.212-5 -- CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR EXECUTIVE ORDERS -- COMMERCIAL ITEMS (JUL 2014) (DEVIATION 2013-O0019)

Original Point of Contact

POC Valerie DeVeaux, Phone: 7067873894

Place of Performance

Address:
Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Bldg 300 East Hospital Road, Fort Gordon, Georgia, 30905, United States
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