- DOE Order 413.3B (11-29-2010) (pdf)
Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets
The purpose of this Order is to a) provide the Department of Energy (DOE) Elements, including the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), with program and project management direction for the acquisition of capital assets with the goal of delivering projects within the original performance baseline (PB), cost and schedule, and fully capable of meeting mission performance, safeguards and security, and environmental, safety, and health requirements unless impacted by a directed change; and b) implement Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars to include: A-11, Part 7, Capital Programming Guide, which prescribes new requirements and leading practices for project and acquisition management; A-123, Management's Responsibility for Internal Control, which defines management's responsibility for internal control in Federal agencies; and A-131, Value Engineering, which requires that all Federal agencies use Value Engineering (VE) as a management tool. Cancels DOE O 413.3A, Chg 1 dated 6-28-06.
Secretarial Memoranda Regarding Project Management :
- Memorandum from Acting Deputy Secretary Kupfer (1-14-2009) (pdf)
"Paper" Energy Systems Acquisition Advisory Board Process
- Memorandum from Acting Deputy Secretary Kupfer (1-16-2009) (pdf)
Project Full Funding Policy in the Annual Budget Request
- Memorandum from Deputy Secretary Poneman (12-2-2009) (pdf)
- Memorandum from Deputy Secretary Poneman (3-4-2010) (pdf)
Project Management Principles
- Memorandum from Deputy Secretary Poneman (5-17-2010) (pdf)
Project Assessment and Reporting System (PARS II)
- Memorandum from Deputy Secretary Poneman (4-12-2011) (pdf)
Project Peer Reviews
- Memorandum from Deputy Secretary Poneman (6-19-2012) (pdf)
Project Assessment and Reporting System (PARS II) Data Quality
Guides Associated with DOE Order 413.3B:
DOE G 413.3-1 (9-23-2008) (pdf)
|DOE G 413.3-2 (6-27-2008) (pdf)
Quality Assurance Guide for Project Management
This Guide provides acceptable approaches for implementing the Quality Assurance requirements and criteria of DOE O 413.3A related to the development and implementation of a Quality Assurance Program for the project.
|DOE G 413.3-3 (11-15-2007) (pdf)
Safeguards and Security for Program and Project Management
This Guide provides approaches for implementing security provisions within the functional areas contained in DOE O 413.3A, Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets.
|DOE G 413.3--4A (9-15-2011) (pdf)
Technology Readiness Assessment Guide
The Guide assists individuals and teams involved in conducting Technology Readiness Assessments (TRAs) and developing Technology Maturation Plans (TMPs) for the DOE capital asset projects subject to DOE O 413.3B. Cancels and supersedes DOE G 413.3-4.
DOE G 413.3--5A (9-23-2011) (pdf)
|DOE G 413.3-6A (11-9-2011) (pdf)
High Performance Sustainable Building
The guide supports DOE O 413.3A and provides useful information on the incorporation of high performance sustainable building principles into building-related General Plant Projects and Institutional General Plant Projects at DOE sites.
DOE G 413.3-7A (1-12-2011) (pdf)
|DOE G 413.3-8
CANCELED: Environmental Management Cleanup Projects.
|DOE G 413.3-9 (9-23-2008) (pdf)
This Guide addresses the various project reviews conducted during the life-cycle of a project based on the stage, complexity and duration of a project. This Guide describes typical reviews, the purpose of each, the timing during the project life-cycle, lines of inquiry, and required documentation.
DOE Guide 413.3-10A (3-13-2012) (pdf)
|DOE G 413.3-11
CANCELED: Project Management Lessons Learned
|DOE G 413.3-12 (7-22-2010) (pdf)
Project Definition Rating Index
This Guide assists individuals and teams involved in conducting assessments of project definition using a numerical project management tool developed by the Construction Industry Institute (CII), tailored for DOE use.
|DOE G 413.3-13 (7-22-2008) (pdf)
This Guide serves as a tool for federal project directors developing a project acquisition strategy document.
DOE G 413.3-14
DOE G 413.3-15 (9-12-2008) (pdf)
|DOE G 413.3-16A (10-26-2011) (pdf)
Project Transition/Closeout (CD-4)
This Guide is written for the federal project director ensuring that processes progress smoothly and that projects meet asset management goals and financial closure requirements of DOE.
|DOE G 413.3-17 (6-20-2008) (pdf)
Mission Need Statement
The guide supports DOE O 413.3A by providing suggested content, definitions, and examples for writing a clear statement to support an acquisition executive's decision to initiate exploration of options to fulfill a capability gap, which may include a capital asset acquisition.
DOE G 413.3-18A (2-3-2012)
DOE G 413.3-19, Chg 1 (10-12-2011) (pdf)
DOE G 413.3-20 (7-29-2011) (pdf)
|DOE G 413.3-21 (5-9-2011) (pdf)
Cost Estimating Guide
This Guide provides uniform guidance and best practices that describe the methods and procedures that could be used in all programs and projects at DOE for preparing cost estimates.
Capital Asset Plans
- OMB Circular A-11, Part 7 (current year) (pdf)
Planning, Budgeting, Acquisition, and Management of Capital Assets
- OMB Circular A-11, Appendix K (current year) (pdf)
Selected OMB Guidance and Other References Regarding Capital Assets
- GAO Cost Estimating and Assessment Guide (March 2009) (pdf)
Best Practices for Developing and Managing Capital Program Costs
Memorandums from the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, and Under Secretaries
- Memorandum from Under Secretary Garman (6-23-2006) (pdf)
Project Management Expectations for Financial Assistance Activities
- Memorandum from Deputy Secretary Sell (12-5-2005) (pdf)
Integrating Safety into Design and Construction
- Memorandum from Secretary Bodman (8-10-2005) (pdf)
Improving Project Management
Addiitonal Nonmandatory Guidance