AEI for Installation Support
Thursday, 17 October 1996
project including roofing, painting, and window replacement, then the Government would have a
choice in how execution is to proceed. The project could be divided into three separate projects
and IDC Orders could be awarded for each type of work.
(e) The T&M contract has an advantage over the JOC in that there are no minimum or
maximum amounts for Orders. Orders can be issued quickly for emergency repairs. This is
normally quicker than getting a Purchase Order/SAP executed. Under this type of contract, a
Order can be issued within a few hours for Not To Exceed (NTE) Orders. However, FFP
contracts offer much greater controls on costs. This option should be considered only after close
(f) If a military installation has each of the various contract types available, the T&M
contract is generally used as a last resort method of execution. The T&M contract is a
back-up to other types of contracts.
j. Solicitation Documents. As a reminder for CONUS construction solicitations, EFATS
52.102-1, "Incorporation By Reference", allows to incorporate solicitations, provisions, or
contract clauses by reference. The reference must include the exact date of the provision or
2. "GOOD NEWS STORIES" AND THOUGHTS
a. Examples. At Part V, Enclosure 8, Examples A&B, are "Good News Stories" and
Thoughts of Installation Support efforts provided by USACE to the Army, Navy, Air Force,
Marine Corps, Defense Logistics Agency, DoD schools, and other Government agencies.
b. New Good Stories and Thoughts. Design agencies are encouraged to submit their
Good News Stories and Thoughts for updating this AEI directly to the USACE DCIS team
member, Mr. Stanley Swofford, R.A., CEMP-EA, telephone DSN 763-0441 or COM (202) 761-
0441, facsimile DSN 763-8815 or COM (202) 761-8815, Internet
3. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION. Each design agency must strive to be the professional
team of choice, providing quality design, engineering and technical services that is focused
on customer satisfaction. The goal should be to exceed our customers' expectations! This goal
can be met by working jointly with the customer to deliver a quality product in a reliable,
responsive, cooperative, innovative, and efficient matter! Total Quality Management (TQM) and
new innovative ways in the design team process for Installation Support should be considered.