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Construction Contract Administration Branch

The Team is responsible for staff actions related to:

  • Providing technical assistance to Area, Resident and Project Offices in the preparation and negotiation of unusual or difficult modifications
  • Coordinating investigations of contractor claims, and preparation of Findings of Facts and technical presentations to be used by Contracting Officers in issuing their Contracting Officer’s Decisions and by Counsel in presenting these claims to the Engineer Board of Contract Appeals and the U.S. Court of Claims
  • Participating in Alternate Disputes Resolution (ADR) procedures and in the preparation of pre-negotiation and post-negotiation documents to implement settlements reached as a result of these ADR procedures
  • Performing technical analysis of proposals submitted on contracts to be awarded to Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) concerns and assisting Contracting Division in negotiations with SDB concerns
  • Preparing “Determination and Finding of Facts” for exercising Option(s) as required in order to award options on construction contracts
  • Monitoring and reporting on the status of Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) training completed by construction personnel
  • Monitoring and providing reports regarding status of claims, modifications, undefinitized contracts and physically complete projects
  • Maintaining claim files for Construction Division
  • Managing the CCASS program
  • Performing files searches of construction records and providing documents complying with Freedom of Information Act search requests
  • Coordinating contract closeouts and final payments

Contact Information

Construction Contract Admin Branch

701 San Marco Blvd
Jacksonville, FL  32207
904-232-3278
Construction.Admin.SAJ@usace.army.mil