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Equip Stnds, MOH, Inspections, & Misc Attachments

Method of Hire

National standard methods of hire have been developed for equipment commonly used in supporting incidents, to provide consistency throughout the Forest Service (e.g. payment methods, operated/unoperated).

Equipment Standards

National equipment standards and typing are identified in the National Solicitation Templates to provide consistency in the acquisition methodology, methods of hire, and equipment typing and standards throughout the Forest Service. The templates have been approved by Washington Office Fire and Aviation Management (FAM) and Acquisition Management (AQM) incorporating input from Contracting Officers, Equipment Specialists, field personnel and the vendor community.

National Solicitation Templates and current modifications are posted at: https://www.fs.fed.us/business/incident/solicitations.php

Inspections

Equipment Inspection Checklists

These checklists are to ensure compliance in accordance with I-BPAs awarded in VIPR. They should be utilized by agency personnel and vendors as needed. The generic checklist can be used for resources solicited under the Generic VIPR Solicitation Template or not provided for in the other checklists.

Equipment Exhibit M Inspection Forms

Standard equipment inspection forms have been developed for the Water Handling and Heavy Equipment with Water solicitations to provide consistency. These forms may be used when either Pre-award or Post-award inspections are performed to validate attributes that affect a vendor’s position on the Dispatch Priority List.

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