order of decreasing priority. Bid item information shall be
prepared in the format as shown at the end of this section.
S p e c i f i c a t i o n s and contracts for repair services. particularly those
for whole house repairs, generally must recognize the uncertain and
often unknown requirements which arise after the contractor begins
work. M a n y of these contracts call for repair of structural damage,
t h e full extent of which is not apparent until after existing walls
have been removed. T h i s type of contract generally requires
c o n s i d e r a t i o n of open-end requirements - type line items of d i s c r e t e
work items. These line items are generally "added-on" to a firm
fixed price (lump sum) line item or line items so as to form a
" c o m b i n a t i o n or composite" contract. Consideration of "time and
material" line items may even be necessary in those Circumstances
where work to be done cannot even be defined as to type. The A-E
involved with a housing repair contract must make close and
continuous coordination with the government during specification and
d e s i g n preparation to insure the best possible contract type or
c o m b i n a t i o n of contract types is applied to the project.
2 . 3 . 2 A l t e r n a t e s : B i d items for alternates in a specification
are not permitted. If, in an unusual circumstance, the designer
c o n s i d e r s the use of alternates in a specification advantageous to
the government, a request with justifications shall be submitted to
Code 02, PWC YOKOSUKA for approval.
2 . 3 . 3 Pre-Qualification of Bidders or Contractors: Code 02, PWC
YOKOSUKA approval is required prior to including prequalification
r e q u i r e m e n t s in specifications for bidders. I t is permissible to
r e q u i r e the Contractor to provide certain qualification data
r e l a t i v e to all or portions of the work and require approval of such
data prior to allowing him to proceed with the work affected after
2 . 3 . 4 Specification Cover Sheet or Title Page: Shall be
completed in accordance with the format set forth in PWC YOKOSUKA
01010, "General Paragraphs".
2 . 3 . 5 Table of Contents: E a c h division shall be listed and each
s e c t i o n shall be listed by section number and title, respectively.
Page numbers for sections need not be listed. The page numbering of
t h e Table of Contents shall be as follows: i . i i . i i i . e t c .
2 . 4 Guide Specifications: Where an area of work is covered-by
PWC YOKOSUKA and Guide Specifications, t h e y shall be used in the
p r e p a r a t i o n of the appropriate section. PWC YOKOSUKA Guide
S p e c i f i c a t i o n s . i d e n t i f i e d by a "Y" after the section number,
s u p e r s e d e or take precedence over other type specifications relating
to the same subject. A l l Guide Specifications must be edited by the
A - E to fit each particular project. T h i s includes the selection of
t h e proper options. o m i s s i o n of inapplicable portions, addition of
items not covered and updating all applicable documents;.