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Job Order Contracts (JOC) are a great way of increasing the capacity of your business, while growing your resume, and giving you direct access to Project Managers. JOCs can lead to larger contracts with the SFPUC. Each issued Task Order is a lump sum, firm-fixed-price and includes a specific, Detailed Scope of Work and Price Proposal, utilizing the Construction Task Catalog (CTC) line items.

What is a Task Order?
Task Orders are the individual projects assigned under a Job Order Contract. Each task order is priced from a comprehensive database of construction tasks (aka Line Items or Unit Prices), developed using local prevailing wages and material costs.

Job Order Contracts At a Glance

What is a JOC
A Job Order Contract is a competitively bid, fixed-price, multiple Task Order contract, awarded before any projects are identified.

How many JOCs do we issue each year?
SFPUC issues approximately $40M worth of JOCs a year. Roughly $3M is set aside for Micro Local Business Enterprises.

Price Proposal Formula
CTC Line Item x Quantity x Adjustment Factor = Line Item Total

Frequently Asked Questions
See the list.

Contact
JOC Program
joc@sfwater.org
(844) 295-5417

What is an Adjustment Factor?
The JOC Contractor bids Adjustment Factors to be applied to the CTC line items; the Adjustment Factor(s) apply to every task in the CTC. Contractor prepares the Price Proposal using formula:

CTC Line Item x Quantity x Adjustment Factor = Line Item Total

What types of work will I be doing?
Typical scopes of work include: small construction projects, repair work, and alteration projects.

Are there special requirements for JOCs?
Contracts are awarded to the lowest, responsible responsive bidder. JOC is a performance-based contract. JOC needs to comply with City and County of San Francisco Local Business Enterprise goals, Local Hiring goals, and contractors must pay prevailing wage for all trade work.

Do I need to get a payment and performance bond to perform a JOC?
Yes, when the contract is awarded, the winning contractor must supply a bond for 50% of contract maximum value, which is increased to 100% contract value when issued task orders reach this threshold. A bid bond is also required for 10% of the contract maximum.

Need help?
If you have a specific question about JOCs, or any of the information on this web page, please contact us at joc@sfwater.org.

Last updated: 12/22/2015 3:56:18 PM