Step 2: Contract for the PDS
The Work Plan establishes the starting point to bring a qualified A/E contractor on
board. The PDS team must use the latest project information to develop the
appropriate scope of work and define the right firm for the work.
2.1 Confirm A/E delivery method
Review the Feasibility Study and PMP to determine whether the recommended
A/E selection strategy is still viable.
2.2 Develop the PDS scope of work
Begin with standard scopes and GSA expertise to craft the appropriate scope for
Develop the PDS
scope of work
2.3 Select the PDS contractor
Work closely with the Contracting Officer to bring the A/E contractor on board
for the PDS.
Development of a scope of work for the PDS
Selection of A/E contractor
This task typically takes four (4) weeks. Factor impacting duration:
Adequate time to access a qualified existing IDIQ contractor or the
Designer of Record
2.1 Confirm A/E Delivery Method
The Feasibility Study examined the advantages and disadvantages of design/build,
traditional design-bid-build, and other methods and recommended the best
implementation and procurement strategy for the project. The selected implementation
strategy should influence the process for selecting the PDS contractor.