Through the Schedule, agencies have access to a range of ABSI capabilities:
Engineering Services under the consolidated Multiple Award Schedule (SIN 541330ENG)
ABSI offers a range of Professional Engineering Services demanded by government agencies to improve mission capability and performance. Services include: applying physical laws and principles of engineering in the design, development, and utilization of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and systems. Services may involve any of the following activities: provision of advice, concept development, requirements analysis, preparation of feasibility studies, preparation of preliminary and final plans and designs, provision of technical services during the construction or installation phase, inspection and evaluation of engineering projects, and related services. Strategic Planning for Technology Programs/Activities (Formerly SIN 871-1), including definition and interpretation of high-level organizational engineering performance requirements and the objectives of and approaches to their achievement. Typical tasks include program goals and objectives, requirements analysis, organizational performance assessment, special studies and analysis, training, and privatization and outsourcing. Concept Development and Requirements Analysis (Formerly SIN 871-2), including abstract or concept studies and analysis, requirements definition, preliminary planning, and the evaluation of alternative technical approaches and associated costs for the development or enhancement of high-level general performance specifications of a system, project, mission, or activity. System Design, Engineering, and Integration (Formerly SIN 871-3), including translation of a system (or subsystem, program, project, or activity) concept into a preliminary and detailed design (engineering plans and specifications); performing risk identification/analysis/mitigation, traceability, and integration of the various components to produce a working prototype or model of the system. Test and Evaluation (Formerly SIN 871-4), including the application of various techniques demonstrating that a prototype system (subsystem, program, project, or activity) performs in accordance with the objectives outlined in the original design. Acquisition and Lifecycle Management (Formerly SIN 871-6), including all of the planning, budgetary, contract, and systems/program management functions required to procure and/or produce, render operational, and provide lifecycle support (maintenance, repair, supplies, engineering specific logistics) to technology-based systems, activities, subsystems, projects, etc.
Technical Consulting Services (SIN 541690), including the analysis, planning, and detailed design of all engineering-specific logistics support, including material goods, personnel, and operational maintenance and repair of systems throughout their lifecycles.
Engineering Research and Development and Strategic Planning (SIN 541715). ABSI offers services including conducting research and experimental development (except nanotechnology and biotechnology research and experimental development) in the physical, engineering and life sciences such as; such as agriculture, electronics, environmental, biology, botany, computers, chemistry, food, fisheries, forests, geology, health, mathematics, medicine, oceanography, pharmacy, physics, veterinary and other allied subjects. Typical tasks include, but are not limited to, 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; requirements analysis, cost/cost performance trade-off analysis, feasibility analysis, developing and completing fire safety evaluation worksheets as they relate to professional engineering services; operation and maintenance, evaluation of inspection, testing, and maintenance program for fire protection and life safety systems, program/project management, technology transfer/insertion, training and consulting. NOTE: Services under this NAICs can not include architect-engineer services as defined in the Brooks Act and FAR Part 2 or construction services as defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 36 and Part 2.
Management and Financial Consulting, Acquisition and Grants Management Support, and Business Program and Project Management Services (SIN 541611)
ABSI offers the following management, organizational, and business improvement professional services that agencies require to achieve mission performance objectives, improve quality of service to agency customers. Integrated Consultation Services (Formerly SIN 874-1) and Integrated Business Program Support Services (Formerly SIN 874-7), Provide expert operating advice and assistance on administrative and management issues. Examples include: strategic and organizational planning, business process improvement, acquisition and grants management support, facilitation, surveys, assessment and improvement of financial management systems, financial reporting and analysis, due diligence in validating an agency’s portfolio of assets and related support services, strategic financial planning, financial policy formulation and development, special cost studies, actuarial services, economic and regulatory analysis, benchmarking and program metrics, and business program and project management. ABSI’s Professional services support the conduct of federal Acquisition Management Support (Formerly SIN 874-6), to include a full range of acquisition management activities including acquisition document development; expert assistance in supporting proposal evaluations; contract administration support services; contract close-out assistance; and competitive sourcing support.
Professional and Management Development Training (SIN 611430)
This includes an array of short-duration courses and seminars for management and professional development. Training for career development may be provided directly to individuals or through employers' training programs, and courses may be customized or modified to meet the special needs of customers. Instruction may be provided in diverse settings, such as the establishment's or agency's training facilities, and through diverse means, such as correspondence, television, the Internet, or other electronic and distance-learning methods. The training provided may include the use of simulators and simulation methods. Proposed professional services shall be in support of planning, creating, and/or executing testing and test administration, learning management, internship, or development of new courses or subject matter delivered via an instructor-led (i.e. traditional classroom setting or conference/seminar) and/or web-based (i.e. Internet/Intranet, software packages and computer applications) system. Examples include Training Services that are instructor-led Training or Web-Based Training of Education Courses, Course Development and Test Administration, Learning Management, and Internships; Environmental Training Services in order to meet Federal mandates and Executive Orders; training of agency personnel to deal with media and media responses; Logistics Training Services related to system operations, automated tools for supply and value chain management, property and inventory management, distribution and transportation management, and maintenance of equipment and facilities; Audit & Financial training services related to course development and instruction required to support audit, review, financial assessment and financial management activities. Any firm offering Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Training for Acquisition Workforce Personnel will include an identify only DAWIA and FAC-C courses that have been deemed DAU equivalent or approved by the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI). NOTE: In accordance with OMB Policy Letter 05-01, civilian agencies must follow the course equivalency determinations accepted by the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) to ensure that core training is comparable across the workforce and qualifies for certification. When procuring FAC-C and DAWIA training for the audience identified below, the task order level Contracting Officer shall confirm that the courses being acquired are listed on one of the following websites: https://www.fai.gov/drupal/certification/verified-contracting-course-vendor-listing OR http://icatalog.dau.mil/appg.aspx (click on commercial vendors). Training Audience-Acquisition professionals interested in completing FAC-C or DAWIA.
Security Services (SIN 611430ST)
Includes all security training related to law enforcement, security, emergency preparedness and/or first responders. Examples include instructor-led training, web-based training, pre-set courses, training development, consulting services, Continuance of Operations Planning (COOP) services, etc. Examples include Counter and Counter-Counter UAS training for security agencies.
Flight Training (SIN 611512)
Aviation and Flight Training. Services include in person and virtual live constructive flight training. Examples include training and operation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, training in the operation of specified powered and unpowered manned aircraft, and demonstration and evaluation of flying qualities of specific aircraft to support training of Engineering Test Pilots.
Educational Support Services (SIN 611710)
Includes support personnel and services for educational needs, including training.
Order-Level Materials (OLM)
OLMs may be added to any order-type, i.e. Firm Fixed-Price, Time & Materials (T&M), or Labor Hour. OLM’s are unpriced and must be identified in working with the contracting officer. OLM’s provide a means to consider travel and materials supporting efforts under a clients requirements.
How to Place an Order
You can contract directly with ABSI using our GSA contract. Our management staff will assist in determining the appropriate SIN and OLM requirements to meet your objectives. Our Point of Contact below will assist you in meeting your procurement needs.
GSA has established resources to obtain ordering information, terms and conditions, current pricing, and electronic development of delivery orders through GSA Advantage® at http://www.gsaadvantage.gov. This portal enables access to “e-Buy” to develop an electronic Request for Quotation. The e-Buy system enables government and schedule contractors to exchange requests and quotations.