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(Added May 12, 2006)



(See DFARS 217.71, DFARS/PGI view)


PGI 217.7103  Master agreements and job orders.


PGI 217.7103-1  Content and format of master agreements.


      (1)  A master agreement shall contain all clauses required by DFARS 217.7104(a), statute, and Executive order.


      (2)  The following format may be adapted to fit specific circumstances:




              1.  This agreement is entered into this ____ day of _____________________ ,____, by the United States of America (the “Government”:) represented by _________________, the Contracting Officer, and ___________________________, a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of __________________________ (the “Contractor”).


              2.  The clauses in this agreement, shall be incorporated, by reference or attachment, in job orders issued under this agreement to effect repairs, alterations, and/or additions to vessels.


              3.  By giving 30 days written notice, either party to this agreement has the right to cancel it without affecting the rights and liabilities under any job order existing at the time of cancellation.  The Contractor shall perform, under the terms of this agreement, all work covered by any job order awarded before the effective date of the cancellation.


              4.  This agreement may be modified only by mutual agreement of the parties.  A modification of this agreement shall not affect any job order in existence at the time of modification, unless the parties agree otherwise.


              5.  The rights and obligations of the parties to this agreement are set forth in this agreement and the clauses of any job orders issued under this agreement.  In the event there is an inconsistency between this agreement and any job order, the provisions of this agreement shall govern.


              6.  This agreement shall remain in effect until cancelled by either party.




(Contracting Officer)




(Authorized Individual)




PGI 217.7103-3  Solicitations for job orders.


      (1)  Include in the solicitation—


              (i)  The nature of the work to be performed;


              (ii)  The date the vessel will be available to the contractor;


              (iii)  The date the work is to be completed; and


              (iv)  Whether bulk ammunition is aboard the vessel.


      (2)  Unless the solicitation states otherwise, offers are to be based on performance at the contractor's site.


      (3)  Solicitations processed under negotiated acquisition procedures shall require offerors to include a breakdown of the price with reasonable supporting detail in whatever format and detail the contracting officer may request.


      (4)  Where practicable, afford potential offerors an opportunity to inspect the item needing repair or alteration.


PGI 217.7103-4  Emergency work.


      Process this type of undefinitized contract action in accordance with DFARS Subpart 217.74.  Negotiate a price as soon as practicable after the issuance of an undefinitized order and definitize the job order upon completing negotiations.


PGI 217.7103-5  Repair costs not readily ascertainable.


      If the nature of any repairs is such that their extent and probable cost cannot be ascertained readily, the solicitation should—


      (1)  Solicit offers for determining the nature and extent of the repairs;


      (2)  Provide that upon determination by the contracting officer of what work is necessary, the contractor, if requested by the contracting officer, shall negotiate prices for performance of the repairs; and


      (3)  Provide that prices for the repairs, if ordered, will be set forth in a modification of the job order.