By Mario Icari
, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest Public Affairs
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest awarded a $30 million Capital Improvements Architect-Engineer (AE) IDIQ contract, May 14, for cost engineering, value engineering and scheduling services at various Navy, Marine Corps, and government facilities in NAVFAC Southwest’s Area of Responsibility (AOR).
“Supporting the warfighter is always the number one mission of the NAVFAC Southwest community,” said Crystal Irvin, NAVFAC Southwest Acquisitions contract specialist. “The mission does not stop no matter what challenging circumstances come our way.”
The contracted work provides for cost estimates and other cost engineering services in support of analyses, reports, designs and change orders. Cost engineering services may include construction cost reduction evaluations and recommendations, bid analyses and verifications, validations of DD Form 1391 scope and cost estimate, peer review of cost estimates, review and technical analysis of contractor change order cost proposals and assistance with claims, litigations and negotiations.
Value engineering services shall include facilitating and forming multi-discipline technical teams to conduct value engineering function analysis concept development (FACD) workshops for a variety of projects. Services in support of value engineering and FACD workshops may include site investigations, preparation and review of engineering studies and reports, cost estimates, facility and infrastructure assessments, risk assessments, life cycle cost engineering and total ownership cost analyses, and schematic developments.
Scheduling shall be in support of analyses and change orders and may include preparation of schedules and construction cost loaded schedules, review and analysis of base line contractor schedules and schedule updates, review/analysis of contractor change orders, time impact analysis and assistance with claims, and litigations and negotiations with committees.
Hunter Pacific Group of San Diego, California was awarded the contract and is expected to complete contract work by spring 2025.
NAVFAC Southwest’s AOR includes Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah.