Contract: $10,883,015 - U.S. and Mexico International Boundary and Water Commission - Apr. 2, 2009
29% voted satisfied - 71% voted not satisfied - 7 vote(s) cast
Award Description: Scope of work including providing personnel and equipment necessary to perform engineering; geotechnical investigations and engineering evaluations (sealed by a licensed engineer), which assess slope stability, levee settlement, bearing capacity, soil strength parameters, and contains a detailed seepage analysis, to include through seepage and under seepage analysis; surveying and mapping; final design; and preparation of construction documents for the rehabilitation improvments of the interior levees of the Lower Rio Grande Flood Control Project (Main, North, and Arroyo Colorado Floodways) . The analysis and evaluations will incorporate all existing geotechnical and assessment studies provided by the USIBWC for this levee reach. Bidding assistance services were also included. The items of delivery include Preliminary and Final Borehole Location Maps; Field Layout, Drilling and Laboratory Analysis; Draft and Final Geotechnical Technical Memorandum and Maps; 50%-90%-Final Design Reports; 50%-90%-Final Construction Drawings; 50%-90%-Final Technical Specifications; 50%-90%-Final Opinion of Probable Costs; and Draft and Final Database/Inventory in ESRI geodatabase and AutoCAD 3D 2009. Compensation was through percentage complete of an estimated lump sum quantity of 1.00 at the unit price of $10,833,015 for a total cost of $10,813,015.
Project Description: Completed all engineering, geotechnical, and surveying; approximately 95% complete for entire scope of work; provided 5 construction packages that were ultimately converted to two.
Jobs Summary: Jobs Created: Civil Structural Designer 1, 3, 6 (1.01 FTE) - With supervision, prepares complete sets of drawings which involve multiple views, detail drawings, assembly drawings, facilities, or systems where minimal information is provided by rough sketches and/or verbal outlines of requirements; utilizes either manual or computer-assisted drafting/design techniques; reviews manufacturers' or fabricators' prints for necessary design information (footprint, weights, loads, etc.); determines material needs and makes necessary calculations using accepted formulas and references; supports field assignments as required; provides technical guidance to lower-level design/drafting personnel and reviews completed assignments for accuracy; regularly interfaces with other departments, clients, vendors, and project engineer in order to support project production; performs other related tasks in support of project engineer that are non-routine and complex in nature, such as writing procedures and specifications; analyzing bids; compiling, and analyzing various engineering design and/or test data: estimating: etc.; performs certain administrative tasks, such as determining manpower requirements, establishing drawing schedules, assigning tasks to lower-level design/drafting personnel, etc. Civil Structural Designer 7 (0.01 FTE) – Supervisor; oversees the implementation and completion of all phases of projects, and independently performs the most difficult design assignments; establishes design criteria. Civil Structural Engineer 3 (0.05 FTE) - Independently performs assignments; prepares sketches and performs calculations for a detailed segment of a project; prepares technical specifications for review and approval; evaluates vendors’ bids and drawings to assure compliance with specifications; reviews and approves design drawings for assigned segment of project; monitors subcontracted technical services activities; assists with development of design guides, guide specifications, and design control procedures. Project Secretary (0.88 FTE) – provides administrative support for project. Senior Civil Inspector (0.16 FTE) - assists in answering bidder questions, preparation of addenda, preparation for and attendance of pre-bid conference, assists in review and evaluation of bids, and attends the on-site pre-construction conference; reviews construction contractor's submittals and progress schedule, responds to construction contractor's request for information and performs quality assurance through on-call as requested by USBIWC; and, reviews final record drawings; maintains construction diary. Engr Tech (Z0022 - 2 FTE) - prepare construction drawings, calculate plan quantities. Geotech Field Tech (Z0024 - 4 FTE) - performs field soil classification and logging; Lab Tech (Z0024 - 5 FTE) - performs lab testing; Rig Operator (Z0024 - 2 FTE) - operates drill rig, highly skilled; Engr Assistant (Z0024 - 1 FTE) - assists in geotech analysis and report preparation. Driller Helper (Z0024-01 - 4 FTE) - assists lead operator in collection of geotech and environmental drilling operations. Survey Tech (Z0025 - 2 FTE) - prepares calculations and drawings, writes legal descriptions; Survey Crew Member (Z0025 - 2 FTE) - verify existing conditions in field, locates property corners and right of way markers, operates equipment. Jobs Retained: Z0024 - 10 FTE; Z0024-01 - 1 FTE; Z0022 - 1 FTE. (Total jobs reported: 36)
Project Status: More than 50% Completed
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