This is a streamlined procurement vehicle for federal agencies and other federal organizations to obtain professional services from vendors that have been pre-qualified by GSA. Mandated contracting requirements -- competition, pricing, small business rules, etc. - have already been completed. Federal customers can go directly to our catalog of services (valid through September 6, 2019) and price list by clicking on the above link.
To request a quote, everything can be handled on-line at the GSA Advantage Welcome Page, following the link to e-Buy. It is also perfectly fine to send us (fax or e-mail) a RFQ with a Statement of Work.
The contract is for several Categories within the new Professional Services Schedule (PSS). PSS consolidates professional services Schedules into one Schedule. All the OAI GSA Contract Schedules are now part of this new single Schedule (PSS - OOCORP). The old Schedule numbers (e.g., 899, 871, 874) are now categories within OOCORP. The PSS enables Federal agencies to procure a wide variety of professional services using a single Schedule contract.
The Categories held by OAI are:
899-1, 3, 7: Environmental Consulting Services.
871-1 Professional Engineering Services – Strategic Planning for Technology Programs/Activities
874-6 MOBIS Acquisition Management Support
899-1 Consulting Services include, but are not limited to: Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); Endangered Species, Wetlands, Watersheds and other Natural Resource Management plans; Archeological and/or Cultural Resource Management Plans; Environmental Program Management and Environmental Regulation Development; Economic, Technical and/or Risk Analysis; and, other environmentally related studies and/or consultations. It includes Homeland Security issues including vulnerability assessments, biochemical protection, identification of threats and protective measures to mitigate the threats and Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) surveys.
899-3 Environmental Training Services. This SIN is designed to aid agencies in training personnel in a environmentally related subjects to meet Federal mandates and Executive Orders. Training can be conducted on- or off-site using standard off-the-shelf, customized, or computer/web-based interactive courses. Examples include: Air/blood borne pathogens; Asbestos awareness; Environmental management planning and operations and maintenance (O&M) planning; Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA); Compliance with environmental laws/regulations; Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA); Confined space training; Electronics management; Emergency response plans; Environmental audits, awareness, compliance, and management; Fire preparedness training; First responder; Hazardous materials and waste (HAZMAT) training to include compliance, operation, packaging, handling, generators, and incident response; Hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER) training inclusive of transportation, storage and disposal; ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems (EMS); Lead training to include awareness, inspecting, assessing, rehabilitation, and renovation; Mold (abatement, assessment); National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); Natural habitat preservation; Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); Pollution prevention; Public fire safety education; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); Sustainable environmental practices; Water conservation; and Wetlands regulation and permitting.
899-7 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Services. This SIN provides GIS services in support of environmental programs. Services include, but are not limited to: Creation/enforcement of environmental legislation; Cultural resource GIS(CRGIS); Environmental cost assessment; Environmental impact analyses; Environmental regulatory compliance; Groundwater monitoring; Growth forecast modeling; Habitat conservation plans; Habitat modeling; Image analysis support for emergency response; Mapping, Cartography, and Mashups (e.g., combining data from more than one source into a single integrated tool to include aerial mapping); Migration pattern analysis; Natural resource planning; Remote sensing for environmental studies; Terrestrial, marine, and/or atmospheric measuring/management; Vegetation mapping; and Watershed characterization for mitigation planning.
871-1 Professional Engineering Services (PES)– Strategic Planning for Technology Programs/Activities. Services required under this SIN involve definition and interpretation of high level organizational engineering performance requirements such as projects, systems, missions, etc., and the objectives and approaches to their achievement. Typical associated tasks include, but are not limited to an analysis of mission, program goals and objectives, program evaluations, analysis of program effectiveness, requirements analysis, organizational performance assessment, special studies and analysis, training, and consulting.
874-6 MOBIS Acquisition Management Support. This SIN includes support in federal acquisition management. Services include: acquisition planning assistance, including market research and recommending procurement strategy: acquisition document development, including cost/price estimates, quality assurance surveillance plans, statements of work, synopses, solicitations, price negotiation memoranda, etc.: expert assistance in supporting proposal evaluations, including price/cost analysis or technical proposal analysis: contract administration support services, including assistance with reviewing contractor performance, developing contract modifications, and investigating reports of contract discrepancies: contract close-out assistance; Competitive Sourcing support, including OMB Circular A-76 studies, strategic sourcing studies, privatization studies, public-private partnerships, and Federal Activities Inventory Reform (FAIR) Act studies. NOTE: Grants management services are not covered.
Authorized Users of Schedule 871-1, 874-6, 899-1, 899-3, 899-7
agencies and activities may use contracts established under FSS Schedule OOCORP:
Procedures in Brief (Detailed ordering guidelines are found in Federal
Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 8.4.). See also the GSA Buyer's Guide
(e-Buy for Buyers)
presentation for a step-by-step overview.
the $3,500 Micro-purchase Threshold:
The total time can range from 2 days to 2 weeks, depending on the CO's familiarity with GSA Schedule contracting and internal agency requirements.
For additional information on accessing the GSA Federal Supply Schedules, go to the GSA Advantage! Web site at http://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/197465