Professional Services Category

Purchasing from the GSA Multiple Award Schedule is simple, quick, and an ideal way to purchase the products and services you need to accomplish your mission.

Using the streamlined procurement procedures in FAR Subpart 8.4 Federal Supply Schedules, GSA Multiple Award Schedule offers federal agencies access to more than 3,500 experienced professional services related contractors who provide a range of commercial professional services at discounted and competitive prices. The Professional Services Category offers federal, state and local governments innovative solutions to their professional services needs.

For guidance on buying through GSA’s Multiple Award Schedule see the Schedule Buyers page. You can also reference Professional Services Category Buyers Guidance and Resources.

Below are the Professional Services subcategories offered:

Business administrative services includes a full range of management and consulting services that can improve a federal agency's performance, and help customers meet their mission goals. This category includes Management and Financial Consulting, Acquisition and Grants Management Support, Business Program and Project Management Services, and Business Information Services (BIS).

The SINs in this subcategory are:

SIN SIN Title Description
541611 Management and Financial Consulting, Acquisition and Grants Management Support, and Business Program and Project Management Services

Provide operating advice and assistance on administrative and management issues. Examples include: strategic and organizational planning, business process improvement, acquisition and grants management support, facilitation, surveys, assessment and improvement of financial management systems, financial reporting and analysis,due diligence in validating an agency’s portfolio of assets and related support services, strategic financial planning, financial policy formulation and development,special cost studies, actuarial services, economic and regulatory analysis, benchmarking and program metrics, and business program and project management. Inherently Governmental services as identified in FAR 7.503 or by the ordering agency are prohibited. It is the responsibility of the Contracting Officer placing the order to make this determination. Ordering activities must require prospective contractors to identify potential conflicts of interest and address those, prior to task order award. Personal services as defined in FAR 37.104 are prohibited. Notice Regarding Prohibition of Inherently Governmental Services [PDF - 136 KB]

See associated ordering guides: Acquisition Support Services Ordering Guide [PDF - 251 KB], Acquisition Management Support - Training for Acquisition Personnel [PDF - 212 KB]and Special Ordering Instructions for Acquisition Support Services [PDF - 539 KB].

Sample Documents: SOW Template for Acquisition Support Services [PDF - 306 KB], Sample Nondisclosure Statement [PDF - 100 KB]

561450 Business Information Services Services include electronic and non-electronic transmission of consumer and/or business: credit reports, address verification reports, skip location reports, public information, domestic business profile, international business profile, mortgage reports, supplemental credit reference reports, bond rating, managed fund rating, institutional ranking, data processing (credit/financial) credit scoring, security freeze (lock credit file), merged credit files, business credit risk assessment, and miscellaneous business information services. Firms may provide computer software intended for BIS use and customization of reports.

The Environmental services support agencies in meeting their environmental requirements and streamlining the contracting process by providing a faster, more cost-efficient means to meet environmental requirements such as Environmental Remediation Services, Environmental Consulting Services, and Hazardous Waste Disposal Services.

The SINS in this subcategory are:

SIN SIN Title Description
562112 Hazardous Waste Disposal Services Services include, but are not limited to: Management and oversight of Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) disposal operations, and management, oversight and recycling of universal waste (e.g., batteries, cell phones, cathode ray tubes (CRTs), and compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)). This includes reuse assessments and inventory, destruction, inventory transfer and/or disposal after compliance with GSA Office of Personal Property Management requirements outlined in Federal Management Regulations 101-42, 102-36, and 102-37 (as applicable). Examples of types of material waste services include, but are not limited to: Solid waste, industrial waste, mining waste, and oilfield waste (e.g., drill cuttings); Liquid waste (e.g., wastewater containing less than 1% solids); Excess inventory; Surplus inventory; Non-hazardous materials that pose no immediate threat to human health and the environment, excluding household waste (e.g., routine refuse collection and disposal); Hazardous materials and/or those that contain leachable toxic components; Plastics such as acrylic, nylon, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and low-density polyethylene (LDPE); Confiscated materials; and Construction debris such as asphalt, drywall and/or metal. NOTE: Services offered under this scope shall NOT include any transportation / disposal of radioactive waste, asbestos and/or paint abatement, radon mitigation.
562910REM Environmental Remediation Services Remediation services include site preparation, characterization, field investigation, conservation and closures, emergency response cleanup (ERC), underground storage tank/above-ground storage tank (UST/AST) removal, air monitoring, soil vapor extraction, stabilization/solidification, bio-venting, carbon absorption, containment, monitoring and/or reduction of hazardous waste sites, unexploded ordnance removal, and remediation-related laboratory testing (e.g., biological, chemical, physical, pollution and soil testing). Reclamation services include: creating new land from sea or riverbeds, wetland restoration, and restoring areas to a more natural state (e.g., after pollution, desertification, or salinization have made it unusable). NOTE: Services offered under this scope shall not include any remediation/transportation/disposal of radioactive waste, asbestos and/or paint abatement, radon mitigation, or construction and architect-engineer services as set forth in FAR Part 36 (including construction, alteration or repair of buildings, structures, or other real property). This SIN does not include Davis-Bacon work as defined in Federal Acquisition Regulation Subpart 22.4. Ordering agencies must ensure the work being required is not covered by the Davis-Bacon Act.
541620 Environmental Consulting Services

Services include providing advice and assistance to businesses and other organizations on environmental issues, such as the control of environmental contamination from pollutants, toxic substances, and hazardous materials; Endangered species, wetland, watershed, and other natural resource management plans; Archeological and/or cultural resource management plans. This includes identifying problems (e.g., inspect buildings for hazardous materials), measure and evaluate risks, and recommend solutions. multi disciplined staff of scientists, engineers, and other technicians with expertise in areas, such as air and water quality, asbestos contamination, remediation, ecological restoration, and environmental law such as Planning and Documentation Services for the development, planning, facilitation, coordination, and documentation of and/or for environmental initiatives (or mandates such as Executive Order 13693 in areas of chemical, radiological, and/or hazardous materials; ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) and sustainable performance measure development; Environmental Assessment (EA) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) preparation under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Financial Services helps federal agencies obtain quality financial services including a wide range of Financial Advising, Loan Servicing and Asset Management Services, Financial Asset Resolution Services, Auditing Services, Payroll Services, Budget and Financial Management Services, and Debt Collection Services.

The SINS in this subcategory are:

SIN SIN Title Description
522310 Financial Advising, Loan Servicing and Asset Management Services Services include assisting agencies on cross-cutting issues, asset marketability, equity monitoring, originations, and addressing any other considerations regarding the acquisition, management and/or resolution of an asset; assisting agencies in servicing, monitoring and maintaining loan assets such as establishing loan database, remittance processing, processing loan cancellations and consolidations, billing services, and servicing troubled loans which may include borrower negotiations, restructuring, foreclosure and supervision of the sale of the collateral and workout agreements.
531210 Financial Asset Resolution Services Assist agencies in all asset resolution related areas including valuation / pricing, portfolio stratification, restructuring and disposition strategies which best meet agency goals. Make specific recommendations as to the best execution. Conduct a sale or other disposition vehicle. Provide marketing expertise, budget and credit reform analyses.
541211 Auditing Services

Perform financial-related audits, performance audits, recovery audits, transportation audits, and contract audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and non-GAGAS. Perform an independent assessment of an audited entity's financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles, financial information, adherence to financial compliance requirements and internal controls, or organization or program performance to identify areas for improvement. Recovery audits: identify recoverable funds resulting from overpayments, duplicate payments and underpayments under the authority of public law and regulation, e.g., Section 354 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 96 (Public Law 104-106; 110 Stat. 268; 10 U.S.C. 2461),. Transportation audits: perform administrative reviews and rate examinations on prepayment and post payment transportation bills to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with established rates, tariffs, quotations, agreements, tenders or other applicable rate authority. Note: Inherently Governmental services as identified in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 7.503 or by the ordering agency are prohibited under this SIN. It is the responsibility of the Contracting Officer placing the order to make this determination. Ordering activities must require prospective contractors to identify potential conflicts of interest and address those, prior to task order award.

See associated ordering guide: Civilian Contract Audit Services (CCAS) Ordering Guide [PDF - 536 KB].

541214 Payroll Services

Services include those that an agency identifies as recurring commercial activities such as billing, payroll processing that includes collecting information on hours worked, pay rates, deductions, and other payroll-related data using that information to generate paychecks, payroll reports, and tax filings. These establishments may use data processing and tabulating techniques as part of providing their services.

541219 Budget and Financial Management Services Services include accounting, budgeting, and complementary financial services such as: transaction analysis, transaction processing, data analysis and summarization, technical assistance in devising new or revised accounting policies and procedures, classifying accounting transactions, special studies to improve accounting operations, assessment and improvement of budget formulation and execution processes, special reviews to resolve budget formulation or budget execution issues,and technical assistance to improve budget preparation or execution processes.
561440 Debt Collection Services Services include providing collection services and servicing of defaulted loans which may include borrower negotiations, restructuring, and workout agreements.

GSA offers data breach and identity protection services to ensure our federal customers an integrated, total service solution to provide identity monitoring and notification of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Protected Health Information (PHI), identity theft insurance and identity restoration services, and protect (safeguard) the confidentiality of PII and PHI.

The SINS in this subcategory are:

SIN SIN Title Description
541990IPS Data Breach Response and Identity Protection

Services include but are not limited to: breach mitigation and analysis/forensic services, the deployment of financial risk assessment and mitigation strategies and techniques; improvement of capabilities through the reduction, identification, and mitigation of risks; detailed risk statements, risk explanations, and mitigation recommendations; design and development of new business applications, processes, and procedures in response to risk assessments; and ensuring compliance with governance and regulatory requirements. Firms can also assist the Ordering Agency with preventive measures in protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Protected Health Information (PHI) through the evaluation of threats and vulnerabilities to PII and PHI type of information; training of Government personnel on how to prevent data breaches and identity theft; vulnerability assessments; privacy impact and policy assessments; review and creation of privacy and safeguarding policies; prioritization of threats; maintenance and demonstration of compliance; and evaluation and analysis of internal controls critical to the detection and elimination of weaknesses to the protection of PII and PHI type of information. This Scope also provides for Data Breach Response and Identity Protection Services (IPS) which includes an integrated, total solution for services to provide identity monitoring and notification of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Protected Health Information (PHI), identity theft insurance and identity restoration services, and protect (safeguard) the confidentiality of PII and PHI. Additional requirements specifically for Identity Protection Services are found in the NAICs document 541990 titled Risk Assessment, Mitigation Services, and Identity Protection - See Notes referenced below. NOTE 1: Additional Proposal Instructions related to Identity Protection Services (IPS) are found in IPS Requirements Document 1B. NOTE 2: Any firm offering.

See associated ordering guide: IPS Ordering Procedures [PDF - 111 KB]

541990RISK Risk Assessment and Mitigation Services Services include: breach mitigation and analysis/forensic services, the deployment of financial risk assessment and mitigation strategies and techniques; improvement of capabilities through the reduction, identification, and mitigation of risks; detailed risk statements, risk explanations and mitigation recommendations; design and development of new business applications, processes, and procedures in response to risk assessments; and ensuring compliance with governance and regulatory requirements. Under this SIN, firms can also assist the Ordering Agency with preventive measures in protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Protected Health Information (PHI) through the evaluation of threats and vulnerabilities to PII and PHI type of information; training of Government personnel on how to prevent data breaches and identity theft; vulnerability assessments; privacy impact and policy assessments; review and creation of privacy and safeguarding policies; prioritization of threats; maintenance and demonstration of compliance; and evaluation and analysis of internal controls critical to the detection and elimination of weaknesses to the protection of PII and PHI type of information.

For more information, visit the Identity Protection Services SIN Web Page.

GSA’s language services include translation and interpretation services for a vast number of languages. Knowledgeable contractors can provide various degrees of support from basic transcribing to advanced analytical consulting. Sign language and training are also offered.

The SINs in this subcategory are:

SIN SIN Title Description
541930 Translation and Interpretation Services

Services include translating written material, interpreting speech from one language to another, and services to facilitate communication with and by persons who are visually or hearing impaired.. Services provided must include communication from a source language to a target language. Examples include interpretation of oral communication to and from English and native Foreign Language including Simultaneous, Consecutive, Escort, Community, Telephonic and Voiceovers; Collecting, translating / interpreting and delivering mission related data; performing data analysis of translated materials; cultural consulting and role-playing; Title III monitoring, transcriptions and intercepts; preparing related reports and assessments; forensic processing; screening / gisting; related project / program management and control for linguist screening and, recruitment; logistical coordination; site supervision and quality control of all related services. Sign Language Services include ASL/English, Manually Coded English, Pidgin Signed English (PSE), Contact Sign; International Sign. Other services include closed captioning, voice-overs, textbook or audio script translation, website (HTML) and online document translation with typesetting services, telephone Services (TDD and TTY), deaf interpreting, tactile, transcription of braille documents and captioning services, cued English transliteration, and Section 508 compliant language services. NOTE: Linguists with security clearances are included in the above mentioned services.

See associated ordering guide: Foreign Language Services [PDF - 233 KB]

611630 Linguistic Training and Education Services include customized or standardized off-the-shelf Foreign Language training courses at on and off site locations in classroom, private, semi-private, tutorial and in-country immersion forums. Instructional training for various language proficiency levels and testing is included. Educational material in publication, software, audio and video formats may be provided.

Legal services available through GSA’s Multiple Award Schedule assist agencies with the full spectrum of professional legal support required for the resolution, management and/or disposition of assets held by the Federal Government.

The SINS in this subcategory are:

SIN SIN Title Description
541110 Professional Legal Services Assist agencies with the full spectrum of professional legal support required for the resolution, management and/or disposition of assets held by the Federal Government.

Logistics solutions include the following areas: Deployment, Distribution and Transportation Logistics Services, Supply and Value Chain Management designed to assist federal agencies in procuring comprehensive logistics solutions, including planning, consulting, management, and operational support when deploying supplies, equipment, materials, and associated personnel.

The SINS in this subcategory are:

SIN SIN Title Description
541614 Deployment, Distribution and Transportation Logistics Services Services include the following: Deployment Logistics such as contingency planning, identifying/utilizing regional or global resources, integrating public/private sector resources, inventory/property planning, movement, storage, end-to-end industrial relocation/expansion services, and deploying communications and logistics systems to permit rapid deployment and management of supplies and equipment; Distribution and Transportation Logistics Services such as Planning and designing, implementing, or operating systems or facilities for the movement of supplies, equipment or people by road, air, water, rail, or pipeline.
541614SVC Supply and Value Chain Management Includes supply and value chain management, which involves all phases of the planning, acquisition, and management of logistics systems.

The Marketing and Public Relations subcategory that provide expert help in the advertising, marketing, and related communications fields including Video/Film Production, Graphic Design Services, Web Based Marketing, Marketing Consulting Services, Advertising Services, Public Relations Services, Exhibit Design, Advertising Services, Marketing Research and Analysis, Commercial Photography Services, Conference, Meeting, Event and Trade Show Planning Services, Photographic Services and Solutions, and Other Direct Costs for Marketing and Public Relations Services.

The SINS in this subcategory are:

SIN SIN Title Description
512110 Video/Film Production Services include writing, directing, shooting, arranging for talent / animation, narration, music and sound effects, duplication, distribution, video scoring; and editing. Videotape and film production services will be provided to inform the public and Government agencies about the latest products, services, and/or issues in various outputs such as: industry standard formats, accessibility and video streaming development. Filming in studios, on location, live shows or events may also be required. NOTE: Any commissions received for media placement will either (a) be returned to the ordering agency or (b) applied as a credit to the cost of the project, whichever the ordering agency prefers.
541430 Graphic Design Services Services include planning, designing, and managing the production of visual communication in order to convey specific messages or concepts, clarify complex information, or project visual identities. These services can include the design of printed materials, packaging, advertising, signage systems, and corporate identification (logos) and can include commercial artists engaged exclusively in generating drawings and illustrations requiring technical accuracy or interpretative skills Examples include commercial art, graphic design, special effects services that educate the consumer market about product(s) and/or service(s); updating, rewriting, and/or editing pre existing materials: developing conceptual design and layouts, creating sketches, drawings, publication designs, and typographic layouts; and furnishing custom or stock artwork (including electronic artwork). NOTE: Any commissions received for media placement, conference planning, etc. will either (a) be returned to the ordering agency or (b) applied as a credit to the cost of the project, whichever the ordering agency prefers.
541511 Web Based Marketing Services include, but are not limited to writing, modifying, testing, and supporting software to meet the needs of a particular customer. This can include website design and maintenance services, search engine development, email marketing, interactive marketing, web based advertising (including marketing and social media outlets), webcasting, video conferencing via the web, section 508 compliance, including captioning services, online media management; and related activities to web based services. Media will be provided in a format that is compatible with the ordering agency's software requirements. Continual website updates and maintenance may also be required. NOTE: Any commissions received for media placement, conference planning, etc. will either (a) be returned to the ordering agency or (b) applied as a credit to the cost of the project, whichever the ordering agency prefers.
541613 Marketing Consulting Services Services include providing operating advice and assistance on marketing issues, such as developing marketing objectives and policies, sales forecasting, marketing planning and strategy, and development of multi-media campaigns. Services relating to providing assistance with challenges, contests, and competitions, such as providing marketing and advertising support, assistance with conducting the challenge / contest / competition, facilitating events; and supporting the judging of events are included. The challenge / contest / competition may be to identify a solution to a particular problem or to accomplish a particular goal. Prizes or other incentives may be offered by customers to find innovative or cost-effective solutions to improving open government. Solutions may be ideas, designs, proofs of concept or finished products. SIN 541810ODC must be used in conjunction with the payment for prizes or other incentives. NOTE: Any commissions received for media placement, conference planning, etc. will either (a) be returned to the ordering agency or (b) applied as a credit to the cost of the project, whichever the ordering agency prefers.
541810 Advertising Services Services provided under this SIN will promote public awareness of an agency's mission and initiatives, enable public understanding of complex technical and social issues, disseminate information to industry and consumer advocacy groups and engage in recruitment campaigns. Services include, but are not limited to the following components: advertising objective determination, message decision / creation, media selection, outdoor marketing and media services, broadcast media (radio, TV, internet and public service announcements), direct mail services, media planning, media placement services, advertising evaluation, related activities to advertising services. NOTE: Any commissions received for advertising agencies will either (a) be returned to the ordering agency or (b) applied as a credit to the cost of the project, whichever the ordering agency prefers.
541820 Public Relations Services Services provided include providing customized media and public relation services such as the development of media messages and strategies; providing recommendations of media sources for placement of campaigns; preparing media materials such as, background materials, press releases, speeches and presentations and press kits: executing media programs, conducting press conferences, scheduling broadcast and/or print interviews, media alerts and press clipping services related activities to public relations services. NOTE: Any commissions received for media placement, conference planning, etc. will either (a) be returned to the ordering agency or (b) applied as a credit to the cost of the project, whichever the ordering agency prefers.
541850 Exhibit Design and Advertising Services Services include conceptualizing, designing and producing exhibits and their accompanying materials, providing and/or making recommendations for carpet and padding installation for exhibit property; preview, set-up and dismantling of exhibit property, cleaning, prepping and storing exhibit property for future use, shipping exhibit property to and from designated site(s); and media illumination services NOTE: Any commissions received for media placement, conference planning, etc. will either (a) be returned to the ordering agency or (b) applied as a credit to the cost of the project, whichever the ordering agency prefers.
541910 Marketing Research and Analysis Services include customizing strategic marketing plans, branding initiatives, creating public awareness of products, services, and issues; targeting market identification and analysis, establishing measurable marketing objectives; determining market trends and conditions, identifying and implementing appropriate strategies, conducting focus groups, telemarketing, individual interviews, preparing/distributing surveys, and compiling/analyzing results, establishing call centers (in relation to services provided under this schedule). NOTE: Any commissions received for media placement, conference planning, etc. will either (a) be returned to the ordering agency or (b) applied as a credit to the cost of the project, whichever the ordering agency prefers.
541922 Commercial Photography Services Services include photography which may be used for commercial advertisements and/or illustrations that will appear in books, magazines, and/or other forms of media such as: black and white, color photography, digital photography, aerial photography, architectural photography, still photographs, field and studio photography; and related photography services such as photo editing and high-resolution scans. NOTE: Any commissions received for commercial photography services will either (a) be returned to the ordering agency or (b) applied as a credit to the cost of the project, whichever the ordering agency prefers.
561920 Conference, Meeting, Event and Trade Show Planning Services

Service include organizing, promoting, and/or managing events, such as business and trade shows, conventions, conferences, and meetings (whether or not they manage and provide the staff to operate the facilities in which these events take place), project management, coordination and implementation of third party participation, collection management of third party payment for participation, liaison support with venue, audiovisual and information technology support, topic and speaker identification, site location research, reservation of facilities, on-site meeting and registration support, editorial services, automation and telecommunications support, design and editing productions; and mailing and other communication with attendees including pre/post meeting mailings/travel support and computer database creation.

See associated ordering guide: No Cost Contracting Guidance [PDF - 256 KB]

323111SBSA Photographic Services and Solutions Includes a full range of Photographic Film, Imaging, Digital Services and Multimedia Duplication, Conversion Services and Web-Site Photo Storage Services. Film Processing Services include all sizes, colors and types (e.g., negatives, microfilm, 16/35mm & intermediates color reversal, reprints, duplicates of slides and prints enhancements, enlargements, filmstrips & slides (e.g., master filmstrip photography, master original (2x2) slide photography and duplicate, color positive filmstrip and color positive (2x2) slide duplicate). Imaging/Digital Services include (e.g., desktop, scanning, photo finishing, output retouching, photo restoration and recovery, aerial, archiving, C-41 negatives and inter-negatives digital photography & darkroom passport photos, electronic file transfer, imaging client-generated slides, mounting or prints, presentation slides and portable displays. Portable Displays are imaging exhibits used for (e.g., trade shows, displays, presentations, meeting and conferences) which comes with various configurations e.g., headers graphics, lights shelving, back lighting, and photo mural and panel inserts. Includes a wide range of media duplication (e.g., film-to-film, tape-to-tape, CD-to-CD, disk-to-disk) and conversion services (e.g., film-to-tape, tape-to-film, film-to-CD, CD-to-internet, tape-to-CD, microfilm-to-tape, photo-to-slides, files-to-presentation slides). These services consist of any media of choice. Other direct related services may include (e.g., editing, scanning, restoration, sound services (music score, sound effects, sound track quality and other sound-related services), internet, video tape captioning and subtitle services, edge numbering, scratch removal, print cleaning, packaging, film treatment, loading of cassettes, animations and time encoding. Under Web-Site Photo Storage Services, customer pictures are scanned and posted to a web site maintained by the vendor on a short/long term basis. The customer can then view the scanned.
541810ODC Other Direct Costs for Marketing and Public Relations Services All Other Direct Costs (ODCs) proposed must be directly related and only purchased in conjunction with Marketing and Public Relations Subcategory services offered under these SINS: 512110, 541430, 541511, 541613, 541810, 541820, 541850, 541910, 541922, and 561920. ODCs shall be an integral part of the total marketing consulting services solution and shall not be the primary purpose of the work ordered. Items awarded under SIN 541810 ODC are not Order-Level Materials (OLMs). ODC's are defined, priced, and awarded at the FSS contract level, whereas OLMs are unknown before an order is placed. Possible ODCs may include: funding for payment of media spots on television/radio/social media, conference meeting space, prize payments, etc. Travel and per diem are not considered ODCs. NOTE: Any commissions received for Marketing and Public Relations Subcategory will either (a) be returned to the ordering agency or (b) applied as a credit to the cost of the project, whichever the ordering agency prefers. See associated ordering guide: SIN 541810ODC Guidance [PDF - 232 KB]

Engineering Services provide a streamlined approach for federal agencies and the U.S. military to access qualified firms in many engineering disciplines, such as mechanical, electrical, chemical, (components of) civil engineering, software, fire protection related to an engineered system; aerospace engineering; nuclear engineering; bio-engineering; and marine architecture. This subcategory also includes: Engineering Services, Engineering System Design and Integration Services, Integrated Logistics Support, Engineering Research and Development and Strategic Planning, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Services, Technical/Application Development Support (TADS).

The SINS in this subcategory are:

SIN SIN Title Description
541330ENG Engineering Services

Services include: applying physical laws and principles of engineering in the design, development, and utilization of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and systems. Services may involve any of the following activities: provision of advice, concept development, requirements analysis, preparation of feasibility studies, preparation of preliminary and final plans and designs, provision of technical services during the construction or installation phase, inspection and evaluation of engineering projects, and related services. NOTE: Services under this SIN cannot include architect-engineer services as defined in the Brooks Act and FAR Part 2, or construction services as defined in FAR Parts 2 and 36.

See associated Ordering Guides: MAS PS Commercial Integrate Services Implementation Guide [PDF - 232 KB]Construction Management and Engineering Consulting Services Guide [PDF - 251 KB]

541420 Engineering System Design and Integration Services Services include creating and developing designs and specifications that optimize the use, value, and appearance of their products. These services can include determination of the materials, construction, mechanisms, shape, color, and surface finishes of the product, taking into consideration human characteristics and needs, safety, market appeal, and efficiency in production, distribution, use, and maintenance. Associated tasks include, but are not limited to computer-aided design, e.g. CADD, risk reduction strategies and recommendations to mitigate identified risk conditions, fire modeling, performance-based design reviews, high level detailed specification and scope preparation, configuration, management and document control, fabrication, assembly and simulation, modeling, training, consulting, analysis of single or multi spacecraft missions and mission design analysis. NOTE: Services under this NAICs can not include architect-engineer services as defined in the Brooks Act and FAR Part 2 or construction services as defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 36 and Part 2.
541690 Integrated Logistics Support Services include providing advice and assistance to businesses and other organizations on scientific and technical issues (except environmental). Typical associated tasks include, but are not limited to ergonomic/human performance analysis, feasibility analysis, logistics planning, requirements determination, policy standards/procedures development, conducting research studies, long-term reliability and maintainability, training, consulting, conduct acceptance, functional and post acceptance testing, testing, integration of the payload for flight Customer Agency, support provided during launch, orbital maneuvering and satellite separation from the spacecraft. Example: The full range of life cycle logistics support for the navigation satellite will be identified and designed in this stage including training, operation and maintenance requirements, and replacement procedures. NOTE: Services under this NAICs can not include architect-engineer services as defined in the Brooks Act and FAR Part 2 or construction services as defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 36 and Part 2.
541715 Engineering Research and Development and Strategic Planning

Services include conducting research and experimental development (except nanotechnology and biotechnology research and experimental development) in the physical, engineering and life sciences such as; such as agriculture, electronics, environmental, biology, botany, computers, chemistry, food, fisheries, forests, geology, health, mathematics, medicine, oceanography, pharmacy, physics, veterinary and other allied subjects. Typical tasks include, but are not limited to, analysis of mission, program goals and objectives, program evaluations, analysis of program effectiveness, requirements analysis, organizational performance assessment, special studies and analysis, training, and consulting; requirements analysis, cost/cost performance trade-off analysis,feasibility analysis, developing and completing fire safety evaluation worksheets as they relate to engineering services; operation and maintenance, evaluation of inspection, testing, and maintenance program for fire protection and life safety systems, program/project management, technology transfer/insertion, training and consulting. NOTE: Services under this NAICs can not include architect-engineer services as defined in the Brooks Act and FAR Part 2 or construction services as defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 36 and Part 2.

See associated ordering guide: MAS-PS-Commercial-Integrate-Services_Implementation_Guide [PDF - 232 KB]

541370GIS Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Services Geographic Information Services (GIS) provided in support of environmental program include: cultural resource GIS (CRGIS); groundwater monitoring; growth forecast modeling; habitat conservation plans; habitat modeling; image analysis support for emergency response; mapping, cartography, and mashups (e.g., combining data from more than one source into a single integrated tool to include aerial mapping); migration pattern analysis; natural resource planning; remote sensing for environmental studies; terrestrial, marine, and/or atmospheric measuring/management; vegetation mapping; and watershed characterization for mitigation planning. NOTE: The services offered under this scope shall NOT include surveying and mapping services as set forth in FAR Part 36, and defined under the Brooks Act of 1972 (Public Law 92-582, 40 U.S. 1102 et seq.).

The Training subcategory Includes support personnel and services for educational needs, including training. Professional and Management Development Training, Educational Support Services, Off-the-Shelf Training Devices and Training Materials, Off-the-Shelf Training Devices and Training Materials,Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Professional Development Training for Acquisition Workforce Personnel, and Flight Training.

The SINs in this subcategory are:

SIN SIN Title Description
611430 Professional and Management Development Training Services include offering an array of short duration courses and seminars for management and professional development. Training for career development may be provided directly to individuals or through employers' training programs, and courses may be customized or modified to meet the special needs of customers. Instruction may be provided in diverse settings, such as the establishment's or agency's training facilities, and through diverse means, such as correspondence, television, the Internet, or other electronic and distance-learning methods. The training provided may include the use of simulators and simulation methods. Examples include Training Services that are instructor led Training or Web Based Training of Education Courses, Course Development and Test Administration, Learning Management, and Internships; Environmental Training Services in order to meet Federal mandates and Executive Orders; training of agency personnel to deal with media and media responses; Logistics Training Services related to system operations, automated tools for supply and value chain management, property and inventory management, distribution and transportation management, and maintenance of equipment and facilities; Audit & Financial training services related to course development and instruction required to support audit, review, financial assessment and financial management activities. Any firm offering Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Training for Acquisition Workforce Personnel will include and identify only DAWIA and FAC-C courses that have been deemed DAU equivalent or approved by the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI). NOTE: In accordance with OMB Policy Letter 05-01, civilian agencies must follow the course equivalency determinations accepted by the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) to ensure that core training is comparable across the workforce and qualifies for certification. When procuring FAC-C and DAWIA training for the audience identified below, the task order level Contracting Officer shall confirm that the courses being acquired are listed on one of the following websites: https://www.fai.gov/training/find-and-register-for-courses OR https://icatalog.dau.edu/appg.aspx (click on commercial vendors). Training Audience-Acquisition professionals interested in completing FAC-C or DAWIA
611710 Educational Support Services Includes support personnel and services for educational needs, including training.
333318TDTM Off-the-Shelf Training Devices and Training Materials Off-the-Shelf Training Devices: Proposed training devices shall be commercially-available off-the-shelf training devices to include software programs, teaching machines and devices, simulators such as driving simulators, flight simulators, etc., prepared printed instructional material, medical models and simulators, prepared audio and visual instruction material and multimedia program kits. Customizable Training Devices: Proposed customized training devices and simulators shall be in addition to the or the result of planning, designing, and/or producing customized training products that include but are not limited to print, audio/visual, audio, digital formats and emerging technologies. Proposed training devices, print materials, audio-visual and multimedia formats, electronic media, etc., shall directly train students in a specific subject matter(s) or assist in the training of a specific subject matter(s). Customizable Training Devices/Materials: Proposed off-the-shelf devices and simulators may be customized to customer specifications via a scope of work and priced on a firm fixed price or labor hour basis.
611TRAINAW Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Professional Development Training for Acquisition Workforce Personnel

Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Training for Acquisition Workforce Personnel In accordance with OMB Policy Letter 05-01, civilian agencies shall follow the course equivalency determinations accepted by the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) to ensure that core training is comparable across the workforce and qualifies for certification. This SIN is intended to include only training courses that have been granted equivalency from DAU. When procuring FAC-C and DAWIA training for the audience identified below, the task order level Contracting Officer shall confirm that the courses being acquired are listed on the following website:https://icatalog.dau.edu/ Training Audience: Acquisition workforce personnel interested in completing FAC-C or DAWIA training NOTE: Offerors Shall Provide the Following: A copy of the DAU Equivalency issued for each course offered; Resumes of all proposed instructors; A detailed training plan evidencing how instructors are kept up to date and conversant with federal acquisition regulations on a continuous basis; and References: Last 3 customers.

See associated ordering guide: SIN 611TRAINAW Acquisition Workforce Training Ordering Guide [PDF - 245 KB]

611512 Flight Training Includes aviation and flight training

For a complete list of the available offerings under MAS, please view the "Available Offerings Attachment" on the GSA Available Offerings and Requirements page.

Last Reviewed: 2020-08-07