1 US Army Corps of Engineers 2013 AUSA Army Small Business Forum MG Todd T. Semonite Deputy Chief of Engineers Deputy Commanding General US Army Corps of Engineers 23 October 2013 US Army Corps of Engineers
2 USACE Vision Engineering solutions for our Nation s toughest challenges. USACE Mission Deliver vital public and military engineering services; partnering in peace and war to strengthen our Nation s security, energize the economy and reduce risks from disasters.
3 USACE Mission Areas BUILDING STRONG USACE Supports the Army and the Nation Homeland Security Military Construction COCOM Support,Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) Installation Support, Environmental, Energy and Sustainability Real Estate Acquire, Manage and Dispose DoD Recruiting Facilities Contingency Operations Geospatial Support Civil Works Navigation, Hydropower Flood Control, Shore Protection Water Supply, Regulatory Recreation, Disaster Response Environmental Restoration Research & Development Warfighter Installations & Energy Environment Water Resources Support to Civil Works Programs Support to Military Programs Critical Infrastructure Anti Terrorism Plans Intelligence Facility Security Partnership Federal State Local International Common Operating Picture/Environment Support to Emergency & Contingency Ops USACE Has a Diverse Mission Set Driven by Diverse Customers
4 USACE s Value to the Nation USACE provides Value for the Nation in many ways to diverse stakeholders: Delivers professional results and positive impacts in construction, natural resource management, energy, sustainability, capacity building. World-class Civilians and Soldiers, structured to deliver across the globe. Rapidly responds to disasters and challenges of all kinds. U.S. Army ambassadors to political leaders, America s Small Businesses, and to citizens wherever we serve them.
5 HQ Theater Engineer Commands Civil Works $10 Billion 9 Divisions 44 Districts Military Programs $23 Billion - 21,000 personnel - Navigation - Hydropower - Flood Control - Water Supply - Regulatory - Disaster Response - Recreation - Homeland Security - Environmental - Real Estate Private Industry Partners - 10,000 personnel - MILCON - Contingency Ops - Installation Support - International / Interagency Support Engineer Research and Development Center $850 Million 7 diverse research laboratories
6 Humphreys Engineer Center Support Activity (FOA) USACE Organizational Structure Headquarters USACE Theater Engineer Commands (TECs x2) Great Lakes & Ohio River Division Mississippi Valley Division North Atlantic Division* Northwestern Division* Pacific Ocean Division* South Atlantic Division* South Pacific Division Southwestern Division Buffalo Vicksburg Baltimore Kansas City Alaska Charleston Albuquerque Fort Worth Chicago Memphis New England Omaha Far East Jacksonville Sacramento Galveston Detroit New Orleans New York Portland Honolulu Mobile Los Angeles Little Rock Huntington St Paul Norfolk Seattle Japan Savannah San Francisco Tulsa Louisville Rock Island Philadelphia Walla Walla Wilmington Nashville Pittsburgh St Louis Europe Transatlantic Division* Middle East - Winchester, VA Afghanistan North Afghanistan South USACE Logistics Agency (FOA) USACE Finance Center (FOA) Institute for Water Resources (FOA) 6 * Marine Design Center (FOA) 249th Prime Power Battalion Alignment with a Combatant Command Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Engineer Research and Development Center (7 Labs) Army Geospatial Center BUILDING STRONG Organization with a Military Mission
7 Y 12/13 USACE Global Engagement Engagement Countries Physical Presence - 35 Countries Port in Bahrain development for U.S. and allied ships. Jordan: Village provides training facilities for Jordanian Armed Forces. Colombia Renovate Hangar, Support Building, Parking Lot, Helicopter Warehouse Qatar: New construction consolidates functions for U.S. forces Technical Assistance Visit Sao Francisco River, Brazil Zambia Water Supply Feasibility Studies Potable Water Project, Mozambique
8 USACE Alignment with the Geographic CCMDs, and other Federal Agencies USNORTHCOM * Northwestern Division (OR) USARNORTH * Southwestern Division (TX) USAID * OSD HLS * FEMA * HQ, US Coast Guard * USEUCOM * North Atlantic Division (NY) USPACOM * Pacific Ocean Division (HI) USFK / 8A * Pacific Ocean Division (HI) * USACE provides embedded LNO USSOUTHCOM * South Atlantic Division (GA) USAFRICOM * North Atlantic Division (NY) USCENTCOM * USARCENT * Transatlantic Division (VA) Updated 23 OCT 2013
9 USACE Military Missions Military Construction Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) Community Hospital, FT Belvoir, VA COCOM Support FOB Leatherneck, Afghanistan Installation Support Environmental Real Estate Services FORSCOM HQ, Fort Bragg, NC Interagency and International Services Border Fence, Imperial Sand Dunes, CA Energy and Sustainability National Geospatial Center, FT Belvoir, VA Kabul Road, Bagram, Afghanistan
10 USACE Military Programs Boundaries Alaska Seattle Northwestern Division (Portland) North Atlantic Division (New York) Honolulu Pacific Ocean Division Sacramento South Pacific Division (San Francisco) Los Angeles Albuquerque Omaha Kansas City Tulsa Southwestern Division (Dallas) Ft. Worth Little Rock Chicago Great Lakes & Ohio River Division (Cincinnati) Vicksburg Louisville Mobile Baltimore Norfolk South Atlantic Division (Atlanta) Savannah New York Trans Atlantic Division (Winchester) LEGEND: Engineer Commands Divisions District HQ location Division boundary Related Centers and Other Special Missions: Huntsville Engr & Support Center MED-Winchester - Africa, Bosnia, Mid-East St. Louis District - Archaeology Philadelphia District - Brokered MILCON Mobile District - Panama, Puerto Rico, etc Transatlantic Division USACE Deployment Center Districts Outside the US: Europe (Germany) Far East (Korea) Japan 3 Districts in TAD
11 Military Missions Program Trends FY00-16 Program ($Millions) 30,000 25,000 RE ECIP (too small to show) OMA/SRM ARRA Other Engineering & Design (P&D) Air Force Construction 20,000 RDT&E OCO DOD 15,000 Environmental Host Nation/FMS 10,000 5,000 Army Construction 0 '00 '01 '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 '07 '08 '09 '10 '11 '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 FY12 consists of actual executed program FY13 consists of current program on books plus FY12 carryover FY14-16 consist of PRESBUD as of 26 Oct 12 OCO (FY12 and FY13) only includes OMA OCO for the Overseas Mission and Reconstruction-Reimbursable for Afghanistan Security Forces Other includes OPA, Non-Ded Reimbursable, Division Support for MILCON (DOS) - direct and Other Dir (MCA SPT/DS-SD/ETC). Data as of 22 Jan 13 11
12 Base Operation Services (Forecasting $1B for FY14) Architect & Engineering (A&E) -Mobilization and Master Planning -Facility space planning and stationing -Facility Inspections -Project Development -Economic Analysis and Technical Studies Energy and Water Management -Procurement and Energy Supply -Energy Conservation -Metering and Audits -Utility consumption and management -Alternative Energy Procurement 12 Fort Rucker, AL Life & Safety Repairs Medical Research Laboratory $4.0M
13 Sustainment, Restoration & Modernization Projects (Forecasting $2B for FY14) Award SRM type projects worldwide for Army, Air Force, Navy, and Department of Defense Agencies worldwide thru our 21 Military Districts Type of Projects -Barracks and Dining Facility Renovation & Upgrades -Maintenance and Industrial type Facilities -Storage and Production Facilities -Medical Hospitals and Facilities -Utility Plants and Distribution Systems -Airfield and Road Pavement -Piers and Waterway Dredging -Security Upgrades, Building Energy and Utility Systems 13 Fort Myer, VA Exterior Restoration $2.5M
14 Environmental Program Forecast The FY13 DoD and Non DoD reimbursable environmental program was $1.6B. Environmental and Munitions Response workload is expected to be down about 7-20% during FY14-17: Army cleanup work finishing by 2021 Remaining work will be O&M, long term monitoring and site closeout. Work in other programs projected to be fairly steady Shifting from environmental hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste (HTRW) type cleanup up to more munitions work
15 International & Interagency Partnering Enhancing US and Allied Capabilities to Deter Aggression Advancing Partner Nation Capacity to Manage Resources and Address Water Security National Security Partner Nation Defense Diplomacy Nexus Development Delivering Best Value for the US Taxpayer
16 Civil Works Program Preserving the Strength of the Nation Deliver enduring, comprehensive, sustainable, and integrated solutions to the Nation s water resources and related challenges through collaboration with our stakeholders ( Regions, States, localities, Tribes, other Federal agencies ) Lock and Dam 15 ( Mississippi River ) Flood Wall ( Williamson, KY ) Florida Everglades ($1.883 B) Navigation (38%) ($1.425 B) Flood Risk (28%) Management ($621 M) Ecosystem (12%) Restoration & Infrastructure ($193 M) Hydropower (4%) ($243 M) Recreation & Natural (5%) Resource Management ($193 M) Regulatory Program: (4%) Wetlands & Waterways ($6 M) Water Supply (<1%) ($185 M) Expenses (4%) (Includes ASA(CW)) (FY 2012 Workplan) Dredge ESSAYONS ( Coos Bay, OR ) Lake Seminole ( Mobile District ) Bonneville II Powerhouse ( Washington )
17 South Pacific Division San Francisco Portland Seattle Sacramento Northwestern Division Walla Walla UNCLASSIFIED//FOUO USACE Major Subordinate Commands Mississippi Valley Division Omaha St. Paul Kansas City Rock Island St. Louis Detroit Great Lakes & Ohio River Division Buffalo Chicago Pittsburgh Cincinnati Huntington Louisville North Atlantic Division Norfolk New England New York Philadelphia Baltimore Trans Atlantic Division Los Angeles Albuquerque Tulsa Little Rock Memphis Nashville Atlanta Wilmington Charleston Alaska Honolulu Pacific Ocean Division 2 TECs 9 Divisions 44 Districts 2 Centers ERDC Dallas Ft. Worth Galveston Vicksburg Southwestern Division Mobile New Orleans Savannah Jacksonville South Atlantic Division
18 Civil Works Value to the Nation Nearly $8 in flood damages prevented for every $1 spent on Flood Risk Management Stewardship of 11.7 million acres of public lands 14,500 miles of Levees and 400 miles of shoreline protection 702 Dams and 926 Harbors 13,000 miles of Commercial Inland Waterways Environmental Restoration and Emergency Responses Recreation program generating $16 B K jobs 3% of Nation s Electricity: $1.5 B plus in sales Waterways moving goods at 50% cost of Rail/10% cost of Trucks U.S. Ports and Waterways convey >2B Tons of Commerce Foreign Trade creates >$160 B in Tax Revenues
19 National Response Mission Dam Safety Project, Tenkiller Lake, OK Lock and Dam 15 ( Mississippi River ) Emergency Environmental response Dam Safety/Levee Environmental Clean-Up Disaster Response National Infrastructure FEMA ESF 3 NORTHCOM Engineer Flood Control & Coastal Emergency Authority Tar Creek Chat Piles & Mine Subsidence, OK Emergency Levee Repair Hurricane Rita clean up Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System 20 Emergency Power Restoration
20 Emergency Support USACE is the designated agency to support FEMA under the National Recovery Framework/Stafford Act under ESF-3 (Emergency Support Function #3 Public Works and Engineering) Execution of assigned Stafford Act work by USACE include the following utilizing Contractors supplying the bulk of supplies, materials, equipment, and/or workforces: Bottled/Potable Water Temporary Emergency Power Temporary Roofing (Including Rapid Temporary Repair (RTR)) Debris Clearance/Removal Critical Public Facilities Temporary Housing (Haul, Install, and Construction) Structural Safety Assessments (ATC 20 Post-earthquake and ATC 45 Post-windstorm/flooding)
21 Severe Weather Midwest Mar 2012 Key 2011/2012 Responses FEST Deployments Jan Mar 2011 & OEF/OND Queensland, Australia Flood - Jan 2011 Christchurch, New Zealand Earthquake - Feb 2011 Japan EQ & Tsunami - Mar 2011 Hurricane Isaac AUG-SEP12 HSDDSR Northeast Snow Storm Oct Drought AL & MS Tornados Apr 2011 Tropical Storm Lee Sep 2011 Derecho Storms JUN-JUL 12 Joplin, MO Tornado - June 2011 MO River RRCC VII Flood Jun/Jul 2011 Joplin, MO (RFO) Fort Crowder Logistics Point Hurricane Sandy OCT-NOV12 NY/NJ Duluth, MN Flood Kootenai River Basin 2012 Kootenai River, 8.96 million acres, 2 countries, 2 states 75% in BC, 21% in MT, 6% in ID Queens Bay at Kooteney Lake Corra Linn Dam To the Columbia River Bonners Ferry Libby Dam Souris River Flood Jun/Jul 2011 Koocanusa Reservoir Hurricane Irene Aug 2011 Pakistan Siachen Glacier SME Support April 2012 Thailand Flood - Nov 2011
22 ACI Assignments and Strategy Lead District Contracting Offices Water (New England District) Temporary Emergency Power (Pittsburgh District) Temporary Roofing/Rapid Temporary Repair (Omaha District) Debris Clearance/Removal (New Orleans District) Large and Small Business Contract Awards Preference for regionally located contractors Stafford Act provisions and FAR allows post-disaster declaration set-aside for local contractors in the event declared areas Stafford Act set asides are used to the maximum extent practical post-event
23 Contract Opportunities - Forecast Pittsburgh District FY14 Temporary Emergency Power (FEMA Regions IX & X, and OCONUS areas (AK, HI, USVI, PRT, Guam, American Samoa, CNMI) Omaha District FY14 Temporary Housing/Rapid Temporary Repair (CONUS and OCONUS (USVI & PR) Includes Small Business Set-asides for FEMA REG IV and VI New Orleans District FY13 and OCONUS (USVI, PR, AK, HI) Debris Removal (CONUS New England District - FY14 Bottled/Potable Water
24 USACE Small Business Program Mission Statement Develop the Small Business Program as an integral part of the USACE acquisition program, providing expert advice to execute the USACE mission and expand the industrial base of small businesses ready to respond to the nation s day-to-day, contingency, and disaster needs. 25
25 FY13 - Army Small Business Dollars Total SB Obligations - $17.3 Billion 9.8% USACE Historical Data FY SB Goal Achieved % 42.7% 8.1% 32.4% % 45.3% % 42.4% 48.0% % 39.7%
26 FY13 DoD Small Business Dollars The Army is the largest contributor for DoD contract dollars obligated with small firms. USACE contributed over $5.7B of the Army s $17.3B awarded to small firms.
27 Good News Story Lunacon Construction Group is a Hispanic-Women Owned and SBA 8(a) Certified Small Business. Lunacon provides a broad range of construction management and general contracting services. A husband and wife team, Lunacon's principals - Emilio Criado and Patricia Bonilla have managed several USACE projects in areas of General Construction and Design-Build.
28 Good News Story Classic Site Solutions, Inc. Women Owned, and SBA Certified 8(a) HUBZone Small Business. Classic Site Solutions provides full service construction and project management services to government agencies. Cheryl Sady has managed several projects for USACE.
29 Good News Story FUTURENET Group is an SBA certified HUBzone Small Business. This SBA 8(a) graduate is now mentoring smaller firms. Perry Mehta is the President, and the provides construction, energy, environmental, design-build, and security services FUTURENET has several USACE contracts to include Design-Build contracts with Louisville District and Huntsville Engineering Center, and Levee Repair with our St. Louis District.
30 Find USACE Contract Opportunities HERE!
31 Are You Ready to support USACE? Can you provide what we need? Do you have a capabilities statement? Management capability? Financial strength? What size requirement can you handle? Credentials, reputation & references? , internet, website? Accept Government Credit Cards for small buys? Bonding Capacity? 32
32 Learn the Language Terms used in federal contracting may have a difference in meaning compared to commercial contracting. The many acronyms are important. Your proposal must demonstrate you understand the requirements. What you don t know can will hurt you. Knowing the language demonstrates seriousness of purpose. 33
33 Do Your Homework!!! Be aggressive on researching opportunities. Regular communications with stakeholders if the opportunity is there. Can you meet all schedule requirements? Can you meet all technical requirements? Explore creative / innovative solutions. Who is the competition? What makes you unique? Determine if the payment schedule meets your cash flow needs. 34
34 Proposals Should Demonstrate Your Best Effort Do not exaggerate. Be truthful. Make it easy to read. Avoid Typos and grammatical errors Check the project title, especially when copying another proposal. Be very careful when copying proposals. Answer all stated requirements in the solicitation. Adhere to page limits. Have someone outside of the proposal team review your documents. Check the numbers, then recheck your numbers 35
35 Two Major Small Business Events SAME Small Business Conference for Engineering, Construction and Environmental Programs November 2013 Kansas City MO Each USACE Division Commander and Center Director will brief their contracting opportunities, and host a booth where industry partners can gain additional information. Department of Veterans Affairs Small Business Conference location and dates TBD. 36
36 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers The Nation s Engineer of Choice 37
38 Point of Contact Jackie Robinson-Burnette Chief of Small Business Programs ph:
39 Advanced Contracting Initiative Advance Contracting Initiative (ACI) Allows rapid deployment of desired resources required/requested by FEMA and the impacted State(s) Overall eventual scope of work is being determined. The ACIs allow us to support on post-event response/recovery work requirements right away Post-Event Contracting As overall on-going work efforts are determined allowing USACE, FEMA, and the State to develop specific scopes of work defining work areas and work activities required. Those scopes are then procured using urgent and compelling justifications and are targeted for smaller event located contractors.
40 AMERICA S ARMY: THE STRENGTH OF THE NATION ARMY STRONG 41
41 Program & Employment Trends FY92-13 Program (Budget Authority) * ($ Millions) ** USACE FTEs *** '00 '01 '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 '07 '08 ' ,000 40,000 35,000 30,000 25,000 20,000 Includes Military, Civil, and International and Interagency Support ** FY13 Constant Dollars *** FTE Utilization Program Dollars FTE Utilization Leverage Personnel Resources through partnering/contracting with Private Sector 34,476 Employees (as of EOM Feb 13, includes 1,753 temporary personnel) Construction Contractors: Unlimited Capability Perform 100% of Civil Works & Military Construction ~300K Daily Sponsors, Federal Agencies, Associations USACE Maintains a Balance Between In-sourced and Outsourced Work Data as of Mar 13 BUILDING STRONG 42
42 Military Missions Program Trends FY00-16 Program ($Millions) 30,000 25,000 RE ECIP (too small to show) OMA/SRM ARRA Other Engineering & Design (P&D) Air Force Construction 20,000 RDT&E OCO DOD 15,000 Environmental Host Nation/FMS 10,000 5,000 Army Construction 0 '00 '01 '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 '07 '08 '09 '10 '11 '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 FY12 consists of actual executed program FY13 consists of current program on books plus FY12 carryover FY14-16 consist of PRESBUD as of 26 Oct 12 OCO (FY12 and FY13) only includes OMA OCO for the Overseas Mission and Reconstruction-Reimbursable for Afghanistan Security Forces Other includes OPA, Non-Ded Reimbursable, Division Support for MILCON (DOS) - direct and Other Dir (MCA SPT/DS-SD/ETC). Note: The FY09-12 OMA/SRM data was adjusted to correct a discovered duplication error. Data as of 22 Jan 13 43
43 Flood Control (MR&T) Civil Works Program Trends FY01-16 Supplement al ARRA Program ($Millions) 20,000 GE FUSR AP Non-Federal Other Direct FCCE & RP 15,000 GI SFO and Other Reimb FY13 Hurricane Sandy $5.35B 10,000 5,000 Construction General Operation & Maintenance '01 '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 '07 '08 ' Data as of Mar 13 44
44 Environmental Program Trends (Million)
45 Environmental Program FY13 ($-Millions) The FY13 DoD and Non DoD reimbursable environmental program was $1.6B.
46 Debriefing of Unsuccessful Offerors Purpose of a Debriefing: Explains rationale for exclusion from Competitive Range (Pre-award); or non-selection for award (Post-Award) Instills confidence of fairness. Assures offerors that qualified personnel evaluated proposal IAW RFP, laws and regulations. Provides offerors (especially small businesses) with feedback that will improve their proposals when they compete for future acquisitions.
47 Internal SB Recognition and Awards Each year, we recognize our outstanding Commanders, Program Managers, Contracting Professionals, and Small Business Personnel when they excel in small business program management and goal achievement. 48
48 Hundreds of USACE opportunities are posted on Sources Sought for a New Multiple Award Military Munitions Services (MAMMSII), Multiple Award Task Order Contract Solicitation Number: W912DR-14-S-0002 (seeking small businesses) Location: USACE District, Baltimore (posted 22 October) Sources Sought Maintenance of Laboratory Deionized Water Systems Solicitation Number: W912DR-14-T-0005 Location: USACE District, Baltimore (seeking small businesses) KC-46A Tanker Program Industry Day Invite for October 24, 1:00 PM Solicitation Number: W912DQ14R4001 Location: USACE District, Kansas City (seeking small businesses) Solicitation Geriatric-Psychiatric Facility, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, CA. Solicitation Number: W912P7-14-B-0001 Location: USACE District, San Francisco (total Small Business set-aside)