NDOT Form 052-073 "Commercially Useful Function (Cuf) Checklist" - Nevada

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COMMERCIALLY USEFUL FUNCTION (CUF)
PROJECT SITE REVIEW
Per 49 CFR 26.55, “A DBE performs a commercially useful function when it is responsible for execution of the work of the contract and is carrying
out its responsibilities by actually performing, managing, and supervising the work involved… A DBE does not perform a CUF if its role is limited
to that of an extra participant in a transaction, contract, or project through which funds are passed in order to obtain the appearance of DBE
participation…” This form is for the purposes of reviewing DBEs for compliance with the CUF requirements for credit.
Resident Engineer’s will perform CUF reviews for every DBE working on federally funded construction projects. The review should be conducted
when the DBE first begins work. Monitor compliance through the course of the project.
Contract No.:
Resident Engineer:
County(ies):
NDOT Reviewer:
Prime Contractor:
Reviewer Title:
DBE Superintendent / Foreman:
Review Date:
DBE Start Date:
DBE Anticipated Completion Date:
DBE Name:
Provide a brief description of the DBE’s scope of work:
Supervision
Yes
No
Does the DBE have a superintendent / foreman on project?
Does the superintendent / foreman work exclusively for the DBE?
If not, who does he / she work for?
Who does the superintendent / foreman report to?
Employees
Does the DBE have employees on the job?
Do they appear on DBE's payroll?
If not, why?
Do they appear on prime contractor’s payroll?
Who assigns work to them?
Performance
Has any other contractor performed any of the DBE’s work?
If yes, who and what work items?
Equipment
Whose name appears on the equipment?
Does DBE own or lease equipment?
Does DBE use prime contractor’s equipment?
CUF
Does it appear the DBE is performing a CUF?
If DBE is not performing a CUF, contact Contract Compliance
COMMENTS:
____________________________________
___________________________________
Reviewer (signature)
Resident Engineer (signature)
NDOT 052-073
Rev. 01/17
Distribution: Original-Contract Compliance, Resident Engineer
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COMMERCIALLY USEFUL FUNCTION (CUF)
PROJECT SITE REVIEW
Per 49 CFR 26.55, “A DBE performs a commercially useful function when it is responsible for execution of the work of the contract and is carrying
out its responsibilities by actually performing, managing, and supervising the work involved… A DBE does not perform a CUF if its role is limited
to that of an extra participant in a transaction, contract, or project through which funds are passed in order to obtain the appearance of DBE
participation…” This form is for the purposes of reviewing DBEs for compliance with the CUF requirements for credit.
Resident Engineer’s will perform CUF reviews for every DBE working on federally funded construction projects. The review should be conducted
when the DBE first begins work. Monitor compliance through the course of the project.
Contract No.:
Resident Engineer:
County(ies):
NDOT Reviewer:
Prime Contractor:
Reviewer Title:
DBE Superintendent / Foreman:
Review Date:
DBE Start Date:
DBE Anticipated Completion Date:
DBE Name:
Provide a brief description of the DBE’s scope of work:
Supervision
Yes
No
Does the DBE have a superintendent / foreman on project?
Does the superintendent / foreman work exclusively for the DBE?
If not, who does he / she work for?
Who does the superintendent / foreman report to?
Employees
Does the DBE have employees on the job?
Do they appear on DBE's payroll?
If not, why?
Do they appear on prime contractor’s payroll?
Who assigns work to them?
Performance
Has any other contractor performed any of the DBE’s work?
If yes, who and what work items?
Equipment
Whose name appears on the equipment?
Does DBE own or lease equipment?
Does DBE use prime contractor’s equipment?
CUF
Does it appear the DBE is performing a CUF?
If DBE is not performing a CUF, contact Contract Compliance
COMMENTS:
____________________________________
___________________________________
Reviewer (signature)
Resident Engineer (signature)
NDOT 052-073
Rev. 01/17
Distribution: Original-Contract Compliance, Resident Engineer
Page 1 of 2
CUF DETERMINANTS
If any Red Flag Conditions are identified, contact Contract Compliance
PERFORMING
DBE must be responsible for performing its own work on the project
The work listed in the subcontract must be performed by the DBE with its own workforce
The DBE keeps a regular workforce and has its own employees
The DBE is utilizing its own equipment
Operation of the equipment must be subject to the full control of the DBE
RED FLAGS
 A portion of the DBE’s work being done by the prime contractor or jointly with another contractor
 Employee working for both the DBE and the prime contractor
 Equipment used by DBE belongs to the prime contractor or another contractor with no formal lease agreement
 Equipment signs and markings cover another contractor’s identity
 Equipment has another contractor’s name on it
RECORDS / DOCUMENTS
Subcontract agreement or purchase order
Equipment ownership, rental or lease documents
Certified payrolls
MATERIALS (for material credit)
DBE is responsible for the delivery of the materials
DBE is ordering the material and invoices indicate that DBE is the customer
Material invoices indicate that DBE owner or superintendent is the contact person
RED FLAGS
Materials for DBE credited work are delivered by the prime contractor
Materials are ordered, billed to and / or paid by the prime contractor
Invoices do not indicate that DBE is the customer
Prime contractor’s employee is listed as the contact person on invoices
Materials come from prime contractor's stockpiles
RECORDS / DOCUMENTS
Invoices
Haul tickets or bill of ladings
Material on hand documentation
Joint check agreement
Cancelled checks
SUPERVISING
DBE supervisor is a full-time employee of the DBE
Employees are being supervised by DBE supervisor
DBE is scheduling work operations
RED FLAGS
DBE’s employees are being supervised by prime contractor or another contractor
DBE provides little or no supervision of work
DBE supervisor is not a full-time employee of the DBE
RECORDS / DOCUMENTS
Certified payrolls
Documented communication with DBE owner or superintendent
NDOT 052-073
Rev. 01/17
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