GSA Form SF-330 Architect-Engineer Qualifications

GSA Form SF-330 or the "Architect-engineer Qualifications" is a form issued by the U.S. General Services Administration.

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OMB Control Number: 9000-0157
ARCHITECT-ENGINEER QUALIFICATIONS
Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Paperwork Reduction Act Statement - This information collection meets the requirements of 44 USC § 3507, as amended by section 2 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of
1995. You do not need to answer these questions unless we display a valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OMB control number for this
collection is 9000-0157. We estimate that it will take 29 hours (25 hours for part 1 and 4 hours for Part 2) to read the instructions, gather the facts, and answer the questions.
Send only comments relating to our time estimate, including suggestions for reducing this burden, or any other aspects of this collection of information to: General Services
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (M1V1CB), 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405.
PURPOSE
DEFINITIONS
Federal agencies use this form to obtain information from
Architect-Engineer Services: Defined in FAR 2.101.
architect-engineer (A-E) firms about their professional
qualifications. Federal agencies select firms for A-E contracts on
Branch Office: A geographically distinct place of business or
the basis of professional qualifications as required by 40 U.S.C.
subsidiary office of a firm that has a key role on the team.
chapter 11, Selection of Architects Engineers, and Part 36 of the
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
Discipline: Primary technical capabilities of key personnel, as
evidenced by academic degree, professional registration,
The Selection of Architects and Engineers statute requires the
certification, and/or extensive experience.
public announcement of requirements for A-E services (with
some exceptions provided by other statutes), and the selection of
Firm: Defined in FAR 36.102.
at least three of the most highly qualified firms based on
demonstrated competence and professional qualifications
according to specific criteria published in the announcement.
Key Personnel:
Individuals who will have major contract
The Act then requires the negotiation of a contract at a fair and
responsibilities and/or provide unusual or unique expertise.
reasonable price starting first with the most highly qualified firm.
The information used to evaluate firms is from this form and other
SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS
sources, including performance evaluations, any additional data
requested by the agency, and interviews with the most highly
Part I - Contract-Specific Qualifications
qualified firms and their references.
Section A. Contract Information.
1. Title and Location.
Enter the title and location of the
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
contract for which this form is being submitted, exactly as shown
in the public announcement or agency request.
Part I presents the qualifications for a specific contract.
2. Public Notice Date. Enter the posted date of the agency's
Part II presents the general qualifications of a firm or a specific
notice
on
the
Federal
Business
Opportunity
website
branch office of a firm. Part II has two uses:
(FedBizOpps), other form of public announcement or agency
request for this contract.
1. An A-E firm may submit Part II to the appropriate central,
regional or local office of each Federal agency to be kept on file.
3. Solicitation or Project Number.
Enter the agency's
A public announcement is not required for certain contracts, and
solicitation number and/or project number, if applicable,
agencies may use Part II as a basis for selecting at least three of
exactly as shown in the public announcement or agency request
the most highly qualified firms for discussions prior to requesting
for this contract.
submission of Part I. Firms are encouraged to update Part II on
file with agency offices, as appropriate, according to FAR Part
Section B. Architect-Engineer Point of Contact.
36. If a firm has branch offices, submit a separate Part II for
each branch office seeking work.
4-8. Name, Title, Name of Firm, Telephone Number, Fax
(Facsimile) Number and E-mail (Electronic Mail) Address.
2. Prepare a separate Part II for each firm that will be part of
Provide information for a representative of the prime contractor
the team proposed for a specific contract and submitted with Part
or joint venture that the agency can contact for additional
I. If a firm has branch offices, submit a separate Part II for each
information.
branch office that has a key role on the team.
INDIVIDUAL AGENCY INSTRUCTIONS
Individual agencies may supplement these instructions. For
example, they may limit the number of projects or number of
pages submitted in Part I in response to a public announcement
for a particular project. Carefully comply with any agency
instructions when preparing and submitting this form. Be as
concise as possible and provide only the information requested
by the agency.
STANDARD FORM 330 (REV. 8/2016) PAGE 1 OF INSTRUCTIONS
AUTHORIZED FOR LOCAL REPRODUCTION
Prescribed by GSA - FAR (48 CFR) 53.236-2(b)
OMB Control Number: 9000-0157
ARCHITECT-ENGINEER QUALIFICATIONS
Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Paperwork Reduction Act Statement - This information collection meets the requirements of 44 USC § 3507, as amended by section 2 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of
1995. You do not need to answer these questions unless we display a valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OMB control number for this
collection is 9000-0157. We estimate that it will take 29 hours (25 hours for part 1 and 4 hours for Part 2) to read the instructions, gather the facts, and answer the questions.
Send only comments relating to our time estimate, including suggestions for reducing this burden, or any other aspects of this collection of information to: General Services
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (M1V1CB), 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405.
PURPOSE
DEFINITIONS
Federal agencies use this form to obtain information from
Architect-Engineer Services: Defined in FAR 2.101.
architect-engineer (A-E) firms about their professional
qualifications. Federal agencies select firms for A-E contracts on
Branch Office: A geographically distinct place of business or
the basis of professional qualifications as required by 40 U.S.C.
subsidiary office of a firm that has a key role on the team.
chapter 11, Selection of Architects Engineers, and Part 36 of the
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
Discipline: Primary technical capabilities of key personnel, as
evidenced by academic degree, professional registration,
The Selection of Architects and Engineers statute requires the
certification, and/or extensive experience.
public announcement of requirements for A-E services (with
some exceptions provided by other statutes), and the selection of
Firm: Defined in FAR 36.102.
at least three of the most highly qualified firms based on
demonstrated competence and professional qualifications
according to specific criteria published in the announcement.
Key Personnel:
Individuals who will have major contract
The Act then requires the negotiation of a contract at a fair and
responsibilities and/or provide unusual or unique expertise.
reasonable price starting first with the most highly qualified firm.
The information used to evaluate firms is from this form and other
SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS
sources, including performance evaluations, any additional data
requested by the agency, and interviews with the most highly
Part I - Contract-Specific Qualifications
qualified firms and their references.
Section A. Contract Information.
1. Title and Location.
Enter the title and location of the
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
contract for which this form is being submitted, exactly as shown
in the public announcement or agency request.
Part I presents the qualifications for a specific contract.
2. Public Notice Date. Enter the posted date of the agency's
Part II presents the general qualifications of a firm or a specific
notice
on
the
Federal
Business
Opportunity
website
branch office of a firm. Part II has two uses:
(FedBizOpps), other form of public announcement or agency
request for this contract.
1. An A-E firm may submit Part II to the appropriate central,
regional or local office of each Federal agency to be kept on file.
3. Solicitation or Project Number.
Enter the agency's
A public announcement is not required for certain contracts, and
solicitation number and/or project number, if applicable,
agencies may use Part II as a basis for selecting at least three of
exactly as shown in the public announcement or agency request
the most highly qualified firms for discussions prior to requesting
for this contract.
submission of Part I. Firms are encouraged to update Part II on
file with agency offices, as appropriate, according to FAR Part
Section B. Architect-Engineer Point of Contact.
36. If a firm has branch offices, submit a separate Part II for
each branch office seeking work.
4-8. Name, Title, Name of Firm, Telephone Number, Fax
(Facsimile) Number and E-mail (Electronic Mail) Address.
2. Prepare a separate Part II for each firm that will be part of
Provide information for a representative of the prime contractor
the team proposed for a specific contract and submitted with Part
or joint venture that the agency can contact for additional
I. If a firm has branch offices, submit a separate Part II for each
information.
branch office that has a key role on the team.
INDIVIDUAL AGENCY INSTRUCTIONS
Individual agencies may supplement these instructions. For
example, they may limit the number of projects or number of
pages submitted in Part I in response to a public announcement
for a particular project. Carefully comply with any agency
instructions when preparing and submitting this form. Be as
concise as possible and provide only the information requested
by the agency.
STANDARD FORM 330 (REV. 8/2016) PAGE 1 OF INSTRUCTIONS
AUTHORIZED FOR LOCAL REPRODUCTION
Prescribed by GSA - FAR (48 CFR) 53.236-2(b)
19. Relevant Projects. Provide information on up to five
Section C. Proposed Team.
projects in which the person had a significant role that
demonstrates the person's capability relevant to her/his proposed
9-11. Firm Name, Address, and Role in This Contract.
role in this contract. These projects do not necessarily have to
Provide the contractual relationship, name, full mailing address,
be any of the projects presented in Section F for the project team
and a brief description of the role of each firm that will be
if the person was not involved in any of those projects or the
involved in performance of this contract. List the prime
person worked on other projects that were more relevant than
contractor or joint venture partners first. If a firm has branch
the team projects in Section F. Use the check box provided to
offices, indicate each individual branch office that will have a key
indicate if the project was performed with any office of the current
role on the team. The named subcontractors and outside
firm. If any of the professional services or construction projects
associates or consultants must be used, and any change must
are not complete, leave Year Completed blank and indicate the
be approved by the contracting officer. (See FAR Part 52 Clause
status in Brief Description and Specific Role (block (3)).
"Subcontractors and Outside Associates and Consultants
(Architect-Engineer Services)"). Attach an additional sheet in the
same format as Section C if needed.
Section F. Example Projects Which Best Illustrate Proposed
Team's Qualifications for this Contract.
Section D. Organizational Chart of Proposed Team.
Select projects where multiple team members worked
together, if possible, that demonstrate the team's capability to
As an attachment after Section C, present an organizational
perform work similar to that required for this contract. Complete
chart of the proposed team showing the names and roles of all
one Section F for each project. Present ten projects, unless
key personnel listed in Section E and the firm they are
otherwise specified by the agency. Complete the following
associated with as listed in Section C.
blocks for each project:
Section E. Resumes of Key Personnel Proposed for this
20. Example Project Key Number. Start with "1" for the first
Contract.
project and number consecutively.
Complete this section for each key person who will
21. Title and Location. Title and location of project or
participate in this contract. Group by firm, with personnel of the
contract. For an indefinite delivery contract, the location is the
prime contractor or joint venture partner firms first. The following
geographic scope of the contract.
blocks must be completed for each resume:
22. Year Completed. Enter the year completed of the
12. Name. Self-explanatory.
professional services (such as planning, engineering study,
design, or surveying), and/or the year completed of construction,
13. Role in this contract. Self-explanatory.
if applicable. If any of the professional services or the
construction projects are not complete, leave Year Completed
14. Years Experience. Total years of relevant experience
blank and indicate the status in Brief Description of Project and
(block 14a), and years of relevant experience with current firm,
Relevance to this Contract (block 24).
but not necessarily the same branch office (block 14b).
23a. Project Owner. Project owner or user, such as a
15. Firm Name and Location. Name, city and state of the
government agency or installation, an institution, a corporation or
firm where the person currently works, which must correspond
private individual.
with one of the firms (or branch office of a firm, if appropriate)
listed in Section C.
23b. Point of Contact Name. Provide name of a person
associated with the project owner or the organization which
16. Education. Provide information on the highest relevant
contracted for the professional services, who is very familiar with
academic degree(s) received. Indicate the area(s) of
the project and the firm's (or firms') performance.
specialization for each degree.
23c. Point of Contact Telephone Number. Self-explanatory.
17. Current Professional Registration. Provide information
on current relevant professional registration(s) in a State or
24. Brief Description of Project and Relevance to this
possession of the United States, Puerto Rico, or the District of
Contract. Indicate scope, size, cost, principal elements and
Columbia according to FAR Part 36.
special features of the project. Discuss the relevance of the
example project to this contract. Enter any other information
18. Other Professional Qualifications. Provide information
requested by the agency for each example project.
on any other professional qualifications relating to this contract,
such as education, professional registration, publications,
organizational memberships, certifications, training, awards, and
foreign language capabilities.
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25. Firms from Section C Involved with this Project. Indicate
29. Example Projects Key. List the key numbers and titles of
which firms (or branch offices, if appropriate) on the project team
the example projects in the same order as they appear in Section
were involved in the example project, and their roles. List in the
F.
same order as Section C.
Section H. Additional Information.
Section G. Key Personnel Participation in Example Projects.
30. Use this section to provide additional information
This matrix is intended to graphically depict which key
specifically requested by the agency or to address selection
personnel identified in Section E worked on the example projects
criteria that are not covered by the information provided in
listed in Section F. Complete the following blocks (see example
Sections A-G.
below).
Section I. Authorized Representative.
26. and 27. Names of Key Personnel and Role in this
Contract. List the names of the key personnel and their
31. and 32. Signature of Authorized Representative and
proposed roles in this contract in the same order as they appear
Date. An authorized representative of a joint venture or the
in Section E.
prime contractor must sign and date the completed form.
Signing attests that the information provided is current and
28. Example Projects Listed in Section F. In the column
factual, and that all firms on the proposed team agree to work on
under each project key number (see block 29) and for each key
the project. Joint ventures selected for negotiations must make
person, place an "X" under the project key number for
available a statement of participation by a principal of each
participation in the same or similar role.
member of the joint venture.
33. Name and Title. Self-explanatory.
SAMPLE ENTRIES FOR SECTION G (MATRIX)
26. NAMES OF KEY
27. ROLE IN THIS
28. EXAMPLE PROJECTS LISTED IN SECTION F
(Fill in "Example Projects Key" section below first, before
PERSONNEL
CONTRACT
completing table. Place "X" under project key number for
(From Section E,
(From Section E,
participation in same or similar role.)
Block 13)
Block 12)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
X
X
Jane A. Smith
Chief Architect
X
X
X
X
Joseph B. Williams
Chief Mechanical Engineer
X
X
X
Tara C. Donovan
Chief Electricial Engineer
29. EXAMPLE PROJECTS KEY
NUMBER
TITLE OF EXAMPLE PROJECT (From Section F)
NUMBER
TITLE OF EXAMPLE PROJECT (From Section F)
Federal Courthouse, Denver, CO
XYZ Corporation Headquarters, Boston, MA
1
6
Justin J. Wilson Federal Building,
Founder's Museum, Newport, RI
2
7
Baton Rouge, LA
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Part II - General Qualifications
See the "General Instructions" on page 1 for firms with branch
9. Employees by Discipline. Use the relevant disciplines and
offices. Prepare Part II for the specific branch office seeking
associated function codes shown at the end of these instructions
work if the firm has branch offices.
and list in the same numerical order. After the listed disciplines,
write in any additional disciplines and leave the function code
1. Solicitation Number. If Part II is submitted for a specific
blank. List no more than 20 disciplines. Group remaining
contract, insert the agency's solicitation number and/or project
employees under "Other Employees" in column b. Each person
can be counted only once according to his/her primary function.
number, if applicable, exactly as shown in the public
announcement or agency request.
If Part II is prepared for a firm (including all branch offices), enter
the number of employees by disciplines in column c(1). If Part II
2a-2e. Firm (or Branch Office) Name and Address. Self-
is prepared for a branch office, enter the number of employees
explanatory.
by discipline in column c(2) and for the firm in column c(1).
3. Year Established. Enter the year the firm (or branch
10. Profile of Firm's Experience and Annual Average
Revenue for Last 5 Years. Complete this block for the firm or
office, if appropriate) was established under the current name.
branch office for which this Part II is prepared. Enter the
experience categories which most accurately reflect the firm's
4. Unique Entity Identifier. Insert the unique entity identifier
issued by the entity designated at SAM. See FAR part 4.6.
technical capabilities and project experience. Use the relevant
experience categories and associated profile codes shown at the
5. Ownership.
end of these instructions, and list in the same numerical order.
After the listed experience categories, write in any unlisted
a. Type. Enter the type of ownership or legal structure of the
relevant project experience categories and leave the profile
firm (sole proprietor, partnership, corporation, joint venture, etc.).
codes blank. For each type of experience, enter the appropriate
revenue index number to reflect the professional services
b. Small Business Status. Refer to the North American
revenues received annually (averaged over the last 5 years) by
the firm or branch office for performing that type of work. A
Industry Classification System (NAICS) code in the public
announcement, and indicate if the firm is a small business
particular project may be identified with one experience category
according to the current size standard for that NAICS code (for
or it may be broken into components, as best reflects the
example, Engineering Services (part of NAICS 541330),
capabilities and types of work performed by the firm. However,
Architectural Services (NAICS 541310), Surveying and Mapping
do not double count the revenues received on a particular
Services (NAICS 541370)). The small business categories and
project.
the internet website for the NAICS codes appear in FAR part 19.
11. Annual Average Professional Services Revenues of Firm
Contact the requesting agency for any questions. Contact your
local U.S. Small Business Administration office for any questions
for Last 3 Years. Complete this block for the firm or branch office
for which this Part II is prepared. Enter the appropriate revenue
regarding Business Status.
index numbers to reflect the professional services revenues
6a-6c. Point of Contact. Provide this information for a
received annually (averaged over the last 3 years) by the firm or
representative of the firm that the agency can contact for
branch office. Indicate Federal work (performed directly for the
additional information. The representative must be empowered
Federal Government, either as the prime contractor or
to speak on contractual and policy matters.
subcontractor), non-Federal work (all other domestic and foreign
work, including Federally-assisted projects), and the total. If the
firm has been in existence for less than 3 years, see the
7. Name of Firm. Enter the name of the firm if Part II is
prepared for a branch office.
definition for "Annual Receipts" under FAR 19.101.
8a-8c. Former Firm Names. Indicate any other previous
12. Authorized Representative. An authorized
names for the firm (or branch office) during the last six years.
representative of the firm or branch office must sign and date the
Insert the year that this corporate name change was effective
completed form. Signing attests that the information provided is
and the associated unique entity identifier. This information is
current and factual. Provide the name and title of the authorized
used to review past performance on Federal contracts.
representative who signed the form.
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List of Disciplines (Function Codes)
Code
Description
Code
Description
01
Acoustical Engineer
32
Hydraulic Engineer
02
Administrative
33
Hydrographic Surveyor
03
Aerial Photographer
34
Hydrologist
04
Aeronautical Engineer
35
Industrial Engineer
05
Archeologist
36
Industrial Hygienist
06
Architect
37
Interior Designer
07
Biologist
38
Land Surveyor
08
CADD Technician
39
Landscape Architect
09
Cartographer
40
Materials Engineer
10
Chemical Engineer
41
Materials Handling Engineer
11
Chemist
42
Mechanical Engineer
12
Civil Engineer
43
Mining Engineer
13
Communications Engineer
44
Oceanographer
14
Computer Programmer
45
Photo Interpreter
15
Construction Inspector
46
Photogrammetrist
16
Construction Manager
47
Planner: Urban/Regional
17
Corrosion Engineer
48
Project Manager
18
Cost Engineer/Estimator
49
Remote Sensing Specialist
19
Ecologist
50
Risk Assessor
20
Economist
51
Safety/Occupational Health Engineer
21
Electrical Engineer
52
Sanitary Engineer
22
Electronics Engineer
53
Scheduler
23
Environmental Engineer
54
Security Specialist
24
Environmental Scientist
55
Soils Engineer
25
Fire Protection Engineer
56
Specifications Writer
26
Forensic Engineer
57
Structural Engineer
27
Foundation/Geotechnical Engineer
58
Technician/Analyst
28
Geodetic Surveyor
59
Toxicologist
29
Geographic Information System Specialist
60
Transportation Engineer
30
Geologist
61
Value Engineer
31
Health Facility Planner
62
Water Resources Engineer
STANDARD FORM 330 (REV. 8/2016)
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