JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $30 million multiple award contract to A-VET/MGC A Joint Venture, LLC (small business) from Warner Robins, Georgia, CYE Enterprises, Inc. (small business) from Jacksonville, Florida and Pacific Tech Construction, Inc. (large business) from Kelso, Washington, May 20, for roofing construction projects located at three key installations in the Florida panhandle.
All work on this contract will be equally shared between Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, NAS Whiting Field and Naval Support Activity (NSA) Panama City.
"This will be an excellent acquisition tool for us along with Panama City and Whiting Field," said Naval Air Station Pensacola Public Works Officer Cmdr. Ancelmo McCarthy. "It will increase our execution capabilities in roofing repairs on our bases across the Florida Panhandle."
A-VET/MGC A Joint Venture is being awarded the initial task order at $194,733 for Building 3748 Roof Replacement located at Corry Station in Pensacola, Florida. Work for this task order is expected to be completed by January 2021.
Work will primarily consist of roof system replacements, repairs, and maintenance of various types of existing low-slope and steep slope roofing located at the three installations. Single ply roof systems, slate roofing systems and tile roof systems may be included.
The term of the contract is not to exceed 60 months, with an expected completion date of April 2025.
Small businesses play a vital role in the American economy - employing half of our country's workforce, creating nearly two out of every three new American jobs, and often being the source of the next great American innovation. NAVFAC Southeast strives to meet its goals and build on its successes by providing contract opportunities to these businesses.
“NAVFAC Southeast invests in small businesses to support our national defense,” said Cory Iselin NAVFAC Southeast assistant deputy director for Small Business. “Small businesses fuel the American dream, which grows the local and federal economies that ultimately strengthen the warfighter.”
Iselin explained that small businesses provide construction, professional and supported services expertise that support the Navy’s mission and the men and women in uniform. It is through strong policy and sound business processes that NAVFAC is able to develop capabilities based strategies that consider program risks, cost, schedule and technical requirements that help meet the expectations of supported commanders while supporting public policy objectives.
Each year NAVFAC establishes target goals for Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), Historically Underutilized Business Zone Small Business (HUBZONE), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), and Women-Owned Small Business categories. Utilizing these small business concerns to the maximum extent practicable is a matter of National interest with both social and economic benefits.