Contract Award: 4 Companies Selected for Global Contingency Construction Projects Worldwide
Department of Defense (DoD) awarded Ch2M Hill, Environmental Chemical Corporation (ECC), Kellogg, Brown, and Root (KBR), and URS Group a worldwide construction task order worth $800M. The construction and related engineering services would respond to natural disasters, humanitarian assistance and conflict areas. DoD also stated, the contractor in support of the construction effort, may be required to provide initial base operating support services, which will be incidental to construction efforts.
CH2M Hill Constructors, Englewood, Colo., Environmental Chemical Corp., Burlingame, Calif., Kellogg Brown and Root Services Inc., Arlington, Va. and URS Group Inc., Morrisville, N.C., are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract with provisions to issue cost-plus-award-fee or firm-fixed-price task orders for global contingency construction projects worldwide. The maximum dollar value including the base period and four option years for all four contracts combined is $800,000,000.
Approximately 60 percent capacity would be used for natural disasters and 40 percent would be used for miscellaneous work both inside and outside of the continental United States.
The work to be performed provides the Navy, on behalf of the Department of Defense, and on behalf of other federal agencies when authorized, an immediate response for construction services. The construction and related engineering services would respond to natural disasters, humanitarian assistance, conflict, or projects with similar characteristics. Work will be predominately construction. The contractor, in support of the construction effort, may be required to provide an initial base operating support services, which will be incidental to construction efforts.
The term of the contract is not to exceed 60 months, with an expected completion date of June 2018. Fiscal 2013 Operation and Maintenance, Navy contract funds in the amount of $100,000 will be obligated at the time of award, and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contracts were competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website with 13 proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity.
Headquartered near Denver, Colorado, employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in full-service engineering, procurement, construction and operations for public and private clients. With more than $7 billion in revenue and 28,000 employees worldwide, CH2M HILL delivers innovative, practical, sustainable solutions—helping clients develop and manage infrastructure and facilities that improve efficiency, safety and quality of life.
KBR is headquartered in Houston, Texas, also known as the energy capital of the world. The Company employs over 27,000 people worldwide in locations that include the U.S., Australia, Africa, the U.K., Asia and the Middle East. KBR delivers a wide range of services through its Downstream; Gas Monetization; Infrastructure and Minerals; International Government, Defense and Support Services; North American Government and Logistics; Oil and Gas; Power and Industrial; Services; Technology; and Ventures business segments, and differentiates itself as a technology-driven engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company.
ECC was founded in 1985 with a mission to support environmental programs for Federal government agencies. Our services included emergency response and hazardous waste treatment removal, and transportation and disposal (T&D) services. We compete against some of the world’s largest engineering, construction, design-build, and environmental cleanup companies and execute programs valued from $100,000 to $1 billion from office and project locations around the globe.
URS Corporation is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; information technology; and decommissioning and closure services.