CHAPTER 2. GENERAL PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
The Architect-Engineer (A-E) has the responsibility to ascertain what information is
available from existing Navy records and what assistance can be provided by the Navy. It
shall be the responsibility of the A-E to obtain all additional information necessary to
accomplish the work. Exceptions to this requirement are as stipulated in Chapter 3,
Paragraph: "Field Investigations".
2.2 STATEMENT OF ARCHITECT-ENGINEERING SERVICES
Attachment A of the Contract is furnished to the A-E prior to fee negotiations. The
Statement of Architect-Engineering Services will be the basis for negotiation of fee and
resulting formal contract. The A-E must restrict actions to the negotiated Statement
of Architect-Engineering Services. The Statement of Architect-Engineering Services
Project Scope in terms of facility description.
Construction Cost limitation
Basis of A -E effort in terms of services to be provided.
Schedule of submittals.
2.2.1 Deviations and Changes In The Statement Of A-E Services.
Any deviation from the Statement of Architect-Engineering Services must be
discussed with the PL and approved by the Contracting Officer prior to A-E
performance. Where a change in A-E services is justified, the Contracting Officer will
issue a Contract Modification to the "Statement of A-E Services", and following successful
A-E negotiations, will issue a Formal Contract Modification.
In the case of conflict between the "Statement of A-E Services" and the A-E Guide, the
Statement of A-E Services shall govern. The A-E Guide shall govern over its referenced
criteria. Conflicts between the contract documents shall be promptly brought to the
attention of the Contracting Officer for clarification.
2.2.3 Quality Assurance
The basic A-E responsibilities are identified in MIL-HDBK-1006/1A and the FAR clause
52.236-23 entitled "RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ARCHITECT-ENGINEER