Ground Support Unit. Serco Update Serco contractors do not leave R-5 Serco work hours- Minimum 14 Hrs Maximum 16 Hrs Parts ordering done by D.G.R. Ordered through normal procedures D.G.R. (Designated Government Rep.) Training in place Contract with Serco is bid on current shop rate
Serco contractors do not leave R-5
Serco work hours-
Minimum 14 Hrs
Maximum 16 Hrs
Parts ordering done by D.G.R.
Ordered through normal procedures
D.G.R. (Designated Government Rep.) Training in place
Contract with Serco is bid on current shop rate
Serco can work on all incident equipment, not just Region 5
They do not work on air brakes
If on a non FS Incident, there are 2 strike teams
Of F.S. Engines, Serco will be ordered
A list of non-compliance issues, a DGR list, and incident support portions of the Contract will be posted on the NLW.Website
Ordering for Serco is done by the “Host” Forest, the COR is notified, then he/she will order the DGR through the Dispatch System. Closest forces DGR will be used. “O” numbers are used for Serco and DGR
Questions on F.S.
Questions on EIRS Trailer availability will be followed upon
Contracting Staff sets rates based on industry standards support portions of the Contract will be posted on the NLW.Website
EATIS provides a standard database,
USFS R-6 had pilot program, R-5, R-1 will participate this year (2006)
Specifications and best value criteria have been written for Engines, Tenders and Busses. Dozers are next along with excavators for 2007
GS unit will have oversight on performance ratings. Tactical equipment is Operations Responsibility
Performance ratings will be entered into EATIS
R-6 has performance data available. Vendors are aware of requirement. Form I-224 rating will be used for now for ratings form until new forms are developed for 2007
Best value criteria is based on a point system set by the ICS type (For WTs), and GVW. Spray bar configuration is also criteria
EATIS vendor cirteria is based on equipment location by zip code. Best value will be tabled in ROSS in 2007. No more rotations for equipment.
There is a possibility that EERA vendors will be eliminated from the system
DAV set-asides will be included and have a BV table of their own, and will be first out
Dispatch centers will have tables for activation
GS Unit needs to be aware of what equipment is signed up on Incident. For Demob it is the IMT’s choice on what equipment to release.
Question on using tribal equipment not in EATIS database. IMT’s will be made the choice.
All equipment will have a pre-season inspection, as well as pre-use. Info is put into EATIS database. Buses will use current USDOT inspections.
All equipment in EATIS will be I.D. by Vin number
Solicitations this year in R-1 and R-5 will be on one-year increments. Next year will be on a 3-year solicitation
Operators need to be qualified
Non-Federal cooperators do not need to be in EATIS.
Question on Dozer/Transport “Best value” issue. This is still being figured out.
AD driving policies increments. Next year will be on a 3-year solicitation
New FS Draft Policy
Put on NLW Website
Have local units establish policies and have in place for IMT’s
Rental vehicle management
R-4 Signing Policy increments. Next year will be on a 3-year solicitation
8 sets of signs for GBK
Develop contents of sign kit
20 empty sand bags
“Fire Acitivity Ahead 4 ea/2 Sets
“Incident Base” 6 ea with changeable arrows
“Helibase 4 ea
“Fire Traffic Entering Highway” 2 ea
“Drop Point” 10 ea with 2 sets of 1-10
“Incident Sign Mgmt Book 6 ea
“MUTCD handbook” 1 ea
All signs to be placed on tripods
Sign sources Dickey Sign and Safety Co.
AD Personnel using personal vehicles increments. Next year will be on a 3-year solicitation
Paid for mileage only, not daily rate
Other personal equipment (R.V.’s, Campers, Etc.) are the discretion of the Incident
(1) Development of Contract Administration Skills
(a) Cost of Training
(b) Knowledge of Contracts
(c) How to keep up currency
(2) Keeping Ads current and available. Address authority of AD’s to act as COR
(3) Develop a “Contract for Administration for IMT’s” Session