The second phase includes a detailed list of items the geotechnical engineer will provide in the geotechnical report. C202–2015 is a scope of services document only and may not be used as a stand-alone agreement. AIA Document C202–2015 establishes the duties and responsibilities of a geotechnical engineer when hired as a consultant to a property owner. Costs beyond that guaranteed maximum price may need to be covered by the contractor or sub. The Consultant shall not perform any listed service unless specifically designated in the Responsibility column of the table. Particularly with respect to professional or contractor licensing laws, building codes, taxes, monetary and interest charges, arbitration, indemnification, format and font size, AIA Contract Documents may require modification to comply with state or local laws. 2 § 1.2.2 Site access is provided by the arrangement checked below: The Owner has title to the Property and the right of entry for the Geotechnical Engineer to perform its services. If the owner insists that a precedence be established, A511 does give one (to modify 1.2.1), but even so, it explicitly states that drawings and specifications are of equal precedence. Paraphrasing from AIA Document A511 "Guide for Supplementary Conditions", a principle of A201 is not to establish a precedence among the contract documents, ie that all documents are complementary. Under the AIA Owner-Architect Agreements and many other design professional agreements, the Owner is responsible for obtaining the services of a Geotechnical Engineer in order to obtain geotechnical information on the Project site when such information is deemed necessary by the Architect. AIA Document G602™–1993 is intended to be used initially as a request for proposal and subsequently may form the agreement between the Owner and Geotechnical Engineer for geotechnical services. The parties should also correlate the information provided in the accompanying Owner-Consultant Agreement with the information provided in this section to avoid inconsistencies or conflicts. The final two phases require the geotechnical engineer to consult with the owner and the owner’s other consultants during design and construction of the project. The AIA’s existing documents are structured … Attachments provided by the Owner upon submission and by the Geotechnical Engineer prior to return delineate the specific terms and conditions of the agreement, and are to be incorporated by reference herein. You know that the AIA contracts require the owner to furnish those services, which suggests that both are outside of the architect’s scope of services. The launch includes a new owner/consultant agreement with two accompanying scope of service exhibits for land surveying and geotechnical engineering, as well as six new administrative forms for use on design-build projects. A legal description is a written description deemed legally sufficient to locate and identify a particular parcel of land. Initial Information is provided in Section 1.1. C202-2015 separates the geotechnical engineer’s services into four phases: (1) explorations and testing, (2) preparation of a geotechnical report, (3) design phase services, and (4) construction phase services. Related Documents. This document is a copyrighted work and may not be reproduced or excerpted from without the express written permission of the AIA. The B101™–2007 Owner-Architect Agreement, for example, addresses negotiated proposals and bidding in Section 3.5. Description. Providing that date will assist in identifying this scope of services document with the owner-consultant agreement. Similar in structure and format to AIA Document G601™ - 1994, AIA Document G602™ - 1993 can form the agreement between the owner and the geotechnical … The request for proposal enables the Owner, in consultation with the Architect, to furnish the Geotechnical Engineer with specific requirements for geophysical information about the Project site. A representative will respond in a timely manner. State the names and addresses of the parties exactly as they are identified in the owner-consultant agreement into which this scope of services document is incorporated. Reproductions. Other related AIA documents include: B103™–2007, Agreement Between Owner and Architect for a Large or Complex Project, B104™–2007, Agreement Between Owner and Architect for a Project of Limited Scope, B132™–2009, Agreement Between Owner and Architect, Construction Manager as Adviser (CMa) Edition, © Copyright 2020 AIA Bookstore C202-2015 separates the geotechnical engineer’s services into four phases: (1) explorations and testing, (2) preparation of a geotechnical report, (3) design phase services, and (4) construction phase services. To report copyright violations of AIA Contract Documents, e-mail The American Institute of Architects’ legal counsel, copyright@aia.org. § 1.2.1 A legal description is a written description deemed legally sufficient to locate and identify a particular parcel of land. AIA Document C202–2015 establishes the duties and responsibilities of a geotechnical engineer when hired as a consultant to a property owner. (Credit: Pixabay/C Morrison) Dutch geo-data specialist Fugro has been awarded a geotechnical contract by KrisEnergy for the Apsara oil field in Block A, offshore Cambodia. Contract for Construction, §1.1.1. Absolves the Structural Engineer of responsibility for any inaccurate soil-related provision that comes directly from the geotechnical report; 3. C202-2015 is intended to be attached as an exhibit to AIA Document C103™–2015, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Consultant without a Predefined Scope of Consultant’s Services. The final two phases require the geotechnical engineer to consult with the owner and the owner’s other consultants during design and construction of the project. Users are encouraged to consult an attorney before completing or modifying a document. Execution by the Owner, therefore, should only be undertaken after thorough review of any modifications and attachments provided by the Geotechnical Engineer. § 1.2.2 Check the appropriate box to indicate the means by which the Geotechnical Engineer will be permitted to access to the site. § 3.2 Provide detailed scope of services descriptions of any other services designated in Section 3.1, unless you have chosen to provide such descriptions in an exhibit attached to the document.