1. The Outline specification shall consist of general
d e s c r i p t i o n , completion time. s p e c i a l working directives and a list
o f Sections within each division which are to be used in the project.
1 . 1 General Description: This paragraph shall give a general
c o n c e p t i o n of the project and of the work involved in sufficient
d e t a i l to present a general picture. It should be wholly
self-contained and should not make reference to the drawings or to
o t h e r parts of the specifications. Do not merely state that the
w o r k includes concrete work. masonry, carpentry. etc. The General
Description is used for a quick comprehensive overview of the
P r o j e c t Specifications by review authorities.
1 . 2 Time for Completion: Shall be the best estimate available,
taking into account long lead time procurement items, special
w o r k i n g directives, and mission needs.
1 . 3 Special Work Directives: Include those directives that will
i n f l u e n c e cost, t i m e for completion, a n d safety and security
1 . 4 S e c t i o n L i s t i n g : Arrange listing in the NFGS 16-division
format. The number. title, and date of the NAVFAC Guide
S p e c i f i c a t i o n (NFGS) being used in the preparation of a section
s h a l l be identified. The major materials or systems selected for
e a c h section, whether or not they are based on a guide
s p e c i f i c a t i o n , s h a l l be listed for each section. For projects
r e q u i r i n g more than 5 divisions, list all 16 divisions. Where there
i s no work required in a particular division. a statement to that
e f f e c t shall be included under the division heading. On small
p r o j e c t s using only a few divisions (5 divisions or less) the
l i s t i n g of non-applicable divisions may be omitted.
2. Example: The following example of an outline specification
for a Non-VE Study Team Project.
REPAIRS TO DAMAGED CULVERTS.
UTILITY POLES, ROADS AND RAILROAD BEDS
CONSOLIDATED FLEET ACTIVITIES, YOKOSUKA,