AEI for Installation Support
Thursday, 17 October 1996
JOC yet are dedicated to the military installation's housing mission and contain both, construction
and service contract work. The THM contract concept was developed by the Kansas City
District and Fort Riley DPW for use at Fort Riley, Kansas.
(b) The scope of work is defined within the project specifications and includes both,
construction and limited services, such as pest control, cleaning, or mowing.
(2) Application. These contracts are used for military installation housing missions.
(3) Advantages. The advantage of using a THM versus a JOC, is that a THM is dedicated
only to the military installation's housing mission (e.g., repair, service, and maintenance).
Whereas, a JOC is not solely dedicated to the military installation's total housing mission.
f. Indefinite Delivery Contract (IDC).
(a) The overall scope and type of work are defined within the basic contract
specifications. The Bid Schedule is comprised of a number of separate line items for various
items (types) of work with contractors bidding a firm fixed price for each of the line items. For
example, on a roofing IDC, line items may be the cost per square area of roofing or the linear
length of flashing. An IDC could be limited to built-up roofing or cover all types of roofing
(b) Orders may be placed against these fixed price line items. Only the quantity or
amount of effort required for a specific project needs to be negotiated. The only obligation the
Government has is the contract guaranteed minimum which is two percent of the stated contract
maximum or 0,000, whichever is less. For any option period that is exercised, the minimum
amount shall be one percent of the stated maximum or 0,000, whichever is less. (Reference
(c) The contract will have a set maximum amount per contract period. The military
installation determines what amount they think they might need per contract period (e.g., M,
(d) The IDC permits flexibility in both quantities and delivery scheduling and ordering
of supplies or services after requirements materialize. IDCs limit the Government's obligation to
the minimum quantity specified in the contract. The IDC is generally the most often used for