Job Order Contract
Purpose of Job Order Contract(s) -"JOC"
How it works:
The Contractor shall furnish all necessary labor, materials, tools, supplies, equipment, transportation, supervision, management and shall perform all operations necessary and required for construction work. All work shall be performed in accordance with the requirements set forth in the resulting contract and each mutually agreed upon work request or purchase order issued by REGION 5 ESC’s client partner.
The following information is meant clarify the appropriate types of work that may be addressed through the JOC. JOC is an IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity) Cooperative which is commonly used for projects such as;
4. Floor covering replacement
5. Gym floor replacement or major repairs
6. Moving, removing or adding walls
7. Infrastructure wiring for data and AV projects
8. Fixture replacements
9. Lighting upgrades
10. Construction of and major repairs to sports fields, turf, lighting, tracks
11. Concession stands
12. Field houses
14. Bleachers, grandstands
15. Press boxes
16. Bus barns and related facilities such as fueling stations
17. Kitchen repairs and renovations
18. Remediation/removal of asbestos, lead, etc.
19. Elevator replacement
20. Window unit replacements and upgrades
21. Permanent attached cabinetry (not furniture)
22. Parking lots or other paving (new, enlarge and repair)
23. Plumbing , electrical, sidewalks, awnings, ramps for portable building installs
24. Storage buildings
25. Scoreboard installs with concrete and steel bases or electrical required
27. Building or upgrading a NOC ( Network Operations Center) ( usually require data and electrical wiring changes or installs and special HVAC for the computer equipment)
JOC Process Qualifications:
The JOC process is not appropriate for the construction of a new campus, however, it may be used to add on to a facility or construct facilities such as gyms or field houses as noted above. Since the JOC contactors were selected through the RFP process, the timeline for completing a project can be significantly reduced. Certainly, JOC may be utilized in projects not requiring proposals or bids.
FEMA has reimbursed work in the past where the JOC (IDIQ) was utilized following the declaration of emergency (or urgency) by the Board of Trustees of a school or public entity. Each entity should consult their own counsel if they intend to seek FEMA assistance.