American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida (ACEC-FL) Survey to Evaluate Contract Negotiations at FDOT

Consultant Evaluation of FDOT Negotiations Process

Consultants: Your feedback is requested regarding the negotiations process you have just completed for your contract. In
an effort to promote mutual gains negotiations and uniformity in negotiations practices throughout FDOT, you may, at
your option, anonymously submit an evaluation of the negotiations process for your particular contract. You are not
required to provide the name of your firm or specific descriptive information about your contract. Central Office
Procurement will compile the evaluations and provide them as feedback to the Professional Services Administrators by
district and to FICE on a semi-annual basis, to further preserve the anonymity of evaluations.
Please take a few minutes to complete this survey. We welcome your feedback and appreciate your candid responses.

Consultants: Your feedback is requested regarding the negotiations process you have just completed for your professional services contract with the Florida Department of Transportation. In an effort to promote mutual gains negotiations and uniformity in negotiations practices throughout FDOT, you may, at your option, anonymously submit an evaluation of the negotiations process for your particular contract. You are not required to provide the name of your firm or specific descriptive information about your contract. ACEC-FL will compile the evaluations and provide them as feedback to the FDOT on a semi-annual basis, to further preserve the anonymity of evaluations.

 

Please take a few minutes to complete this survey. We welcome your feedback and appreciate your candid responses.

 


Please note, ACEC-FL will carefully review any data before submitting to FDOT, and reserves the right to remove or redact information which would compromise the anonymity of the evaluation responses.

In your estimation, were negotiations conducted in accordance with the FDOT Negotiation Handbook?
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Were wage rates capped, in your estimation?
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Was work effort negotiated separately from the negotiation of cost services?
What FDOT Offices negotiated work effort? 
Was the FDOT staff that negotiated work effort knowledgeable of the negotiation guidelines in the FDOT Negotiation Handbook?
What FDOT Offices negotiated cost of services? 
Was the FDOT staff that negotiated cost of services knowledgeable of the negotiations guidelines in the FDOT Negotiations Handbook?
Was a scope clarification meeting held prior to negotiations?
Did you consider the level of experience of your personnel (project appropriate) in developing and negotiating staff hours?
Did you make any voluntary concessions on overhead, direct expense percentage, or wage rates?
0/2500 words
Is this your first negotiation effort using the Automatic Fee Proposal (AFP) spreadsheet?
Did you experience any difficulty completing the AFP?
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Did you understand the process of negotiating operating margin?
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Thank you for your Participation!
Questions?
Contact ACEC-FL 850.224.7121 or acecfl@fleng.org