EP 715-1-7 PDF

Find the most up-to-date version of COE EP at Engineering are required by Chapter 7 of EP , Architect-Engineer Contracting. The following observations are made: a. The total amount of A-E liability settlements. EP , Architect-Engineer (A-E) Contracting, publications/eng-pamphlets/ep/ 1. Purpose of this.

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If the statement of work does not specify such performance or approval, the contracting officer shall follow the procedures in Parts 13, 14, or 715-11-7 If an A-E settlement is made without the need for a eep of intent, a case report is still required and the settlement amount included in the annual report.

Adherence to the guidance and procedures herein will ensure proper compliance with the acquisition regulations, and any variations therefrom must be documented in the contract file provided the variations do not violate the acquisition regulations.

Contracts for services that contemplate a combination of A-E services and non-A-E services should be considered A-E services if the A-E services are a dominant or substantial part of the requirement. To avoid the potential problems with procuring construction phase support services that are a combination of A-E services and non-A-E services, Chiefs of Construction should request two separate acquisitions if there is any question as to what services predominate. Three of these categories are typically applicable to construction phase support services procured by USACE: Architect – Engineer Services with the Air Force.

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Can any Leader inspect a Profile? Based on e review of some of these contracts, there does not appear to be any significant difference in the scope of services procured that would justify procuring these requirements other than using Brooks Act procedures. If a conflict arises between this pamphlet and the acquisition regulations, the acquisition regulations govern. Are you looking for an unbiased outside opinion? Have you been confronted by an ethical dilemma?



If any of the services desired include services that require assessments and judgments similar to those described in 7. At issue is whether the performance work statement includes A-E services to a substantial or dominant extent. The reduction from previous historical levels is attributed to two factors. Documents Flashcards Grammar checker.

The following points should be considered when reporting: There appears to be inconsistent interpretation of the applicability of reference 1a. Submit your question and AskTOP! Architect – Engineer Services with the Air Force. However, it is not intended to cover all aspects of the A-E contracting process and should not be used as a substitute for the current acquisition regulations the FAR system which provide procurement policy.

Second, districts report better A-E design quality due to independent technical reviews, oversight by USACE regional technical specialists, A-E quality control plans, use of DrChecks, and other quality control and assurance processes. What award is related to the Award Abbreviation: You’ve come to the right place.

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Of course, this does not include the effort for an A-E to correct its own mistakes. The backlog of liability cases and associated dollars carried over into FY04 is about the same as carried over into FY There appears to be inconsistent interpretation of the applicability of reference 1a. All design deficiencies are not A-E liability cases. Appendix G at reference 1. At issue is whether the performance work statement includes A-E services to a substantial or dominant extent.

This is not an official government website. To reinforce command wide policy respecting the procurement of construction phase support services. Ten liability cases were settled in FY We should not expect anything less of our construction phase support services contractor staff who should report to a registered professional within the firm we have contracted with. A non-A-E services contract would only be appropriate if the services are limited in scope to consist only of work that does not require assessing and judging contract compliance.

Also, an A-E firm cannot perform the construction required to correct a design deficiency.