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Commonly Used Acronyms

A

  • A&A — Office of Audits & Analysis
  • A/E — Architectural and/or Engineering
  • AA — Affirmative Action
  • AAC — Arizona Administrative Code
  • AASHTO — American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
  • ACE — Alliance for Construction Excellence
  • ACEC — American Council of Engineering Companies
  • AD — Assistant Director
  • ADA — Americans with Disabilities Act
  • ADEQ — Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
  • ADOA — Arizona Department of Administration
  • ADOT — Arizona Department of Transportation
  • AGC — Associated General Contractors
  • AMCA — Associated Minority Contractors of America
  • ANSI — American National Standards Institute
  • ANTP — Advance Notice to Proceed
  • APC — Arizona Procurement Code
  • APDA — Alternative Project Delivery Administration
  • APSR — Active Project Status Reports
  • APWA — American Public Works Association
  • ARS — Arizona Revised Statutes
  • ASD — Administrative Services Division
  • ASE — Assistant State Engineer
  • AWWA — American Water Works Association
  • AZAA — Arizona Airports Association
  • AZUCP — Arizona Unified Certification Program
  • AZ UTRACS — Arizona Unified Transportation Registration & Certification System

B-D

  • BAFO — Best and Final Offer
  • BAMS — Bid Analysis and Management System
  • BECO — Business Engagement and Compliance Office
  • BIA — Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • BLM — Bureau of Land Management
  • BTS — Bi-weekly Timesheet
  • C&S — Contracts and Specification
  • CA — Certificate of Acceptance
  • CAAG — Central Arizona Association of Governments
  • CCP — Communication & Community Partnerships
  • CDL — Commercial Driver License
  • CE — Categorical Exclusion
  • CFIC — Certification of Final Indirect Costs
  • CIRM — Consultant Information and Role Management Module
  • CM — Contract Modification
  • CMAR — Construction Manager-At-Risk
  • COI — Certificate of Insurance
  • CPFF — Cost Plus Fixed Fee
  • CPFF TO — Cost Plus Fixed Fee by Task Order
  • CPUW — Cost per Unit of Work
  • CRM — Customer Relationship Management
  • CRO — Civil Rights Office
  • CUF — Commercially Useful Function
  • DBE — Disadvantage Business Enterprise
  • DBRA — Davis Bacon Related Acts
  • DE — District Engineer
  • DOC — Department of Commerce
  • DOJ — Department of Justice
  • DOL — Department of Labor
  • DOT – Department of Transportation
  • DSE — Deputy State Engineer

E-G

  • EA — Environmental Assessment
  • EAS — Environmental Impact Statement
  • eCMS — electronic Contract Management System
  • ECS — Engineering Consultants Section
  • EEO — Equal Employment Opportunity
  • EEOC — Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • EMG — Emergency Procurement
  • EO — Executive Order
  • E&O — Errors & Omissions
  • EPA — Environmental Protection Agency
  • FAA — Federal Aviation Administration
  • FAHP — Federal-aid Highway Program
  • FAR — Federal Acquisition Regulation
  • FCC — Federal Communication Commission
  • FFY — Federal Fiscal Year
  • FHWA — Federal Highway Administration
  • FICA —Federal Insurance Contribution Act
  • FLSA — Fair Labor Standards Act
  • FMS — Financial Management Services
  • FTA — Federal Transit Administration
  • FY — Fiscal Year
  • FYE — Fiscal Year-end
  • GAAP — Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • GAO — General Accounting Office
  • GSA —General Services Administration

H-M

  • HR — Human Resources
  • ICA — Incurred Cost Audit
  • ICAP — Indirect Cost Allocation Plan
  • ICE — Institution of Civil Engineers
  • ICP — Initial Cost Proposal
  • IFB — Invitation for Bid
  • IGA — InterGovernmental Agreement
  • ITCA — Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona
  • ITD — Intermodal Transportation Division
  • ITG — Information Technology Group
  • JOC — Job Order Contracts
  • JPA — Joint Project Administration or Joint Project Agreement
  • LGA — Local Government Agency
  • LPA — Local Public Agency
  • LS — Lump Sum
  • LSTO — Lump Sum by Task Order
  • MBE — Minority Business Enterprise
  • MOU — Memorandum of Understanding
  • MPD — Multimodal Planning Division
  • MPO — Metropolitan Planning Division

N-P

  • NAICS — North American Industrial Classification System
  • NBS — National Bureau of Standards
  • NHS — National Highway System
  • NHTSA  — National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • NOC — Notice of Opportunity to Correct
  • NOI — Notice of Intent
  • NOT — Notice of Termination
  • NOV — Notice of Violation
  • NTP — Notice to Proceed
  • OAA — Office of Audit and Analysis
  • OFCCP — Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
  • OIG — Office of the Inspector General
  • OJT — On-the-Job Training
  • OMB — Office of Management & Budget
  • OSHA — Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • OSPB — Office of Strategic Planning and Budget
  • OT — Overtime
  • P3 — Public Private Partnership
  • PAIP — Post-award Instruction Package
  • PC — Project Change or Purchase Order (centralized)
  • PCN — Preconstruction Notification
  • PCO — Pending Closeout
  • PD — Decentralized Purchase Order
  • PDS — Post-Design Services or Project Data Sheet
  • PE — Project Engineer
  • PF — Pay Factor
  • PGP — Policies, Guidelines and Procedures
  • PLA — Project Labor Agreement
  • PM — ADOT Project Manager
  • PNR — Project Number Reference
  • PNW — Personal Net Worth
  • POD — Purchase Order Draft
  • PP — Pay Period or Project Principal
  • PPE — Pay Period Ending
  • PRB — Project Review Board
  • PRS — Project Related Specifications
  • PS&E — Plans, Specifications and Estimates
  • PSA — Private Sector Agreements
  • PUC — Public Utility Commission

Q-S

  • QA/QC — Quality Assurance/ Quality Control
  • RC — Race-conscious
  • RE — Resident Engineer
  • RFB — Request for Bid
  • RFI — Request for Information
  • RFP — Request for Proposal
  • RFQ — Request for Qualifications
  • RFTA — Regional Fuel Tax Agreement
  • RN — Race Neutral
  • RX — Requisitions
  • S/D — Suspension and Debarment
  • SA — Supplemental Agreement or Self-Administered
  • SAM — System for Award Management (formerly EPLS)
  • SBA— Small Business Administration
  • SBC — Small Business Concern
  • SBE — Small Business Enterprise
  • SEO — State Engineers Office
  • SFY — State Fiscal Year
  • SHA — State Highway Agency
  • SIC — Standard Industrial Classification
  • SLA — Service Level Agreement
  • SOQ — Statement of Qualifications
  • SOW — Scope of Work or Statement of Work
  • SPMG — Statewide Project Management Group
  • SPO — State Procurement Office
  • SRF — Subcontractor Request Form
  • SSC — Supplemental Service Consultant
  • SSP — Sole Source Procurement
  • STB — State Transportation Board
  • SURF — Status Update Request Form
  • SW — Statewide

T-Z

  • TBD — To Be Determined
  • TO — Task Order
  • TOW — Type of Work
  • TRB — Transportation Research Board
  • TSG — Transportation Services Group
  • UBC — Uniform Building Code
  • UCP — Unified Certification Program
  • UPC — Uniform Plumbing Code
  • USDOT — United States Department of Transportation
  • USGS — United States Geological Survey
  • VA — Value Analysis
  • VE — Value Engineering
  • W3C — World Wide Web Consortium
  • W-9 — Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification
  • WAI — Web Accessible Initiative
  • WBE — Women Business Enterprise
  • WOSB — Women-Owned Small Business
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