MACTEC Federal Programs, Inc.



Environmental Advisory Services
Table of Contents


 

GSA Contract Information
Customer Information
Contract Overview
About MACTEC Federal Programs, Inc.
The MACTEC Advantage
SIN 899-1 & 899-1RC Environmental Planning Services & Documentation
SIN 899-2 & 899-2RC Environmental Compliance Services
SIN 899-3 & 899-3RC Environmental Occupation & Training Services
SIN 899-4 & 899-4RC Waste Management Services
SIN 899-6 & 899-6RC Telephone Advisory Services

Rates


Contract Information

Schedule Title:

Environmental Advisory Services

Industrial Group Number:

899

Industrial Class Number:

8999

Contract Number:

GS-10F-0131K

Contract Period:

3/01/00 - 2/28/10

Contractor:

MACTEC Federal Programs, Inc.

560 Herndon Pkwy, Suite 200

Herndon, VA  20170-5240

Ph: (703) 471-8383

Fax: (703) 481-8296 

Contract Administrator:

Jeanette Rufus

1105 Sanctuary Pkwy, Suite 300

Alpharetta, GA  30004

Ph: (770) 360-0528

Fax: (770) 360-0540

Business Size:

Large


Customer Information

Company Internet Site:

http://www.mactec.com/

Minimum Order:

$100

Maximum Order:

$1,000,000

Delivery/Performance Area:

Worldwide

FOB Point:

Destination

Government Commercial Credit Card:

Yes

Industrial Funding Fee:

¾%

Period of Performance:

Effective 3/01/00 - 2/28/10

Other Direct Costs:

Negotiated by the task ordering official


Contract Overview

MACTEC Federal Programs has been awarded a GSA Environmental Advisory contract, Contract No. GS-10F-0131K. The current contract period of performance is March 01, 2000 through February 28, 2010 with an additional five-year options that may be exercised by the government following the base period. The contract provides for orders to be placed as fixed price (FP) or labor hour task orders using the labor categories and ceiling rates defined in our catalog. There is no dollar value ceiling for this contract.

The contract is available for use by:


About MACTEC Federal Programs, Inc.

MACTEC is an international environmental, engineering and construction firm with more than 4,000 professionals and staff based in over 100 offices. We add value to our clients’ projects through an unusually proactive approach and innovative problem solving. Our exceptionally qualified and diverse work force provides a wide range of services including:

  • Air Resources
  • Data Management
  • Construction
  • Environmental Communications
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Assessments, Management, & Compliance
  • Geosciences
  • Industrial Hygiene & Occupational Health
  • Information Technology & GIS

 

  • Pollution Prevention
  • Restoration and Remediation
  • Risk Assessment & Ecology
  • Strategic Environmental Management Services
  • Transportation Services
  • Water Resources
  • Value Engineering & Analysis
  • Water & Wastewater Services

We have worked with federal agencies from the earliest days of their environmental programs, so we clearly understand the issues federal program managers face, as well as the changing climate in which they operate. In that time we have performed major projects involving environmental compliance, planning, training, waste management, site cleanup, and facility closure. Table 1-1 lists many of our satisfied federal clients.

Table 1-1: We Have Successfully Served Many Federal Clients.

Our Satisfied Customers Include:

Department of Defense
Army
Navy
Air Force
Marines

Department of Energy

Department of Interior
Fish and Wildlife Service
Bureau of Land Management
Geologic Survey
Bureau of Reclamation
Forest Service
National Park Service

Department of Justice
Drug Enforcement Administration
Immigration and Naturalization Service

Department of Transportation
Coast Guard
Federal Aviation Administration
Federal Highway
Administration

Department of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Federal Emergency Management Agency

General Services Administration

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Postal Service

Environmental Protection Agency

Department of Housing and Urban Development

 


The MACTEC Advantage

MACTEC offers its environmental services to federal clients under six Service Identification Numbers (SIN):

Brief descriptions of MACTEC’s experience in each SIN follows.


SIN 899-1 & 899-1RC Environmental Planning Services and Documentation

Environmental Impact Statements & Assessments under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

MACTEC has provided environmental planning services/documentation to public and private sector clients since 1971. We have prepared hundreds of environmental documents including Environmental Assessments (EA), Findings of No Significant Impact (FONSI), comprehensive environmental impact statements (EISs), and focused EIS sections in compliance with NEPA through our Environmental Planning and Permitting Program.

We provide extensive environmental planning/permitting services including preparing, managing, and implementing multidisciplinary EISs.  Our staff is skilled in performing data identification, collection, and development, as well as interpretation of data, and proven working relationships with federal/state regulatory agencies nationwide for quality performance under accelerated schedules.

MACTEC’s environmental planning services integrate the skills and expertise of environmental planners, biologists, resource specialists, scientists, and engineers to develop technical studies and EISs capable of withstanding scrutiny by reviewing agencies and the public. This multidisciplinary approach is fundamental in developing cost-effective and technically feasible measures to reduce or offset environmental impacts of projects. Our capabilities are valued both by public agencies charged with conducting environmental reviews quickly and at reasonable costs and by project sponsors who recognize the importance of presenting a sound, defensible analysis to the regulatory community and the public.

Endangered Species, Wetlands, Watersheds and other Natural Resource Management Plans, Studies and Consultations

NEPA requires all remedial alternatives to be evaluated in terms of their potential impact on environmental and human resources, including wetlands, sensitive habitats, threatened and endangered species, soils, recreation and other land uses, visual resources, air quality, noise, and cultural resources. MACTEC has conducted these environmental impact assessments, often requiring supplemental documentation, including sensitive wildlife species investigations, biological resources assessments, and other natural resource management plans.

 

MACTEC has extensive experience with projects affecting wetlands and other aquatic habitats that are reviewed under several regulatory programs including Sections 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act, Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act, and state fish and game codes. Our wetlands specialists offer services in all phases of jurisdictional waters and wetlands evaluations, wetland delineation, functional assessment, mitigation (planning, implementation, and monitoring) restoration, and environmental permitting. We offer all aspects of wetlands restoration services, ranging from project design, through implementation and monitoring. MACTEC has designed compensatory wetlands, assessed innovative approaches to hazardous waste remediation, and conducted wetlands restoration services related to land development and hazardous waste sites. Coupled with ecological risk expertise, our restoration and mitigation services have provided critical support for feasibility studies and remedial alternatives analyses. Wetland assessments conducted by MACTEC have ranged from single-family houselots to watershed-based wetlands evaluations.

Archeological, Historic and other Cultural Resources Management Plans, Studies, and Consultations

Also in support of NEPA activities and documentation, MACTEC has prepared EAs and EISs for numerous clients where cultural resources were a primary concern. We have conducted and managed cultural resource investigations and assisted in helping clients achieve compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Our activities have included evaluating the potential for various proposed actions to affect cultural resources, archeological remains, and historic properties. Our cultural resources staff members implemented these studies by reviewing project plans and archival records, existing documentation of cultural resources, existing correspondence on historic preservation, and by evaluating resource data to determine additional documentation and/or correspondence requirements, which may include preparation of nominations/reports and management plans.

Economic, Technical, and Risk Analyses in Support of Environmental Needs

In support of environmental studies, MACTEC uses ecological risk analysis (focused analyses of potential contaminant sources, fate and transport pathways, and points of exposure) to assist in characterizing and quantifying the potential for adverse effects to environmental resources and human health. Properly executed, risk assessments guide and define the scope of site investigations, achieve and maintain regulatory compliance, and allow design of a site-specific approach to managing environmental risk and waste issues.

MACTEC’s risk assessors perform risk assessments under applicable federal and state regulatory statutes. A critical part of our experience is negotiating environmentally appropriate, site-specific, risk assessment parameters and criteria for clients. Our staff has conducted hundreds of ecological risk assessments throughout the United States. We have assessed impacts to ecological receptors from exposure to contaminated soil, sediments, air, ground and surface waters. Risks to wildlife associated with contamination have been evaluated based on a variety of field investigation, as well as computer-based models.

 


SIN 899-2 & 899-2RC Environmental Compliance Services

Environmental Compliance Audits

MACTEC has provided environmental compliance services to clients for more than 30 years. We have earned a reputation for excellence in developing innovative solutions to environmental and regulatory problems. Our experienced auditors, many of whom have worked for regulatory agencies, have conducted thousands of environmental audits worldwide.

Our compliance auditing expertise includes internal environmental compliance audits, third-party environmental compliance audits (e.g., hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility audits), audits combined with due diligence environmental assessments, and waste minimization audits. We have also conducted audits of environmental management systems including those based on ISO 14001 and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

MACTEC’s audit staff has developed pre-audit questionnaires that, when combined with an electronic database of Federal, state, and local regulations, allows for the on-site audit to be focused on areas of significant and/or facility-specific concern. We have found that these activity-focused pre-audit checklists also allow for the MACTEC team to conduct opening meetings with facility management in management's "own words", encouraging participation by non-environmental and environmental personnel at the start of the on-site audit.

Audit findings are documented in client-specific databases, which are printed out and provided to environmental staff prior to closing meetings. Evaluation of findings is documented in draft and final audit reports, and typically documented in the client-specific findings database. Using this approach, MACTEC has found it easy to provide draft audit reports within 5 business days of the audit closing meeting.

Compliance Management Planning

MACTEC is experienced in both developing and implementing management plans that detail procedures for policy review, compliance planning, compliance implementation and operation, review and corrective action, and management review. Our experience has found that management plans may have conceptually good procedures, but they cannot be implemented within the confines of the organizational culture for which they are written. This problem is often easily rectified by integrating implementation of the plan(s) with other relevant organizational activities. MACTEC has developed ways to integrate client-specific environmental management systems (EMSs) with operations, business planning, and capital investment decisions.

Pollution Prevention Surveys

Implementing pollution prevention (P2) strategies and techniques is not only a stand-alone service of MACTEC, but it is also part of our value engineering and the focus of many of our efforts to help our clients. We have prepared P2 plans and Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) reports for dozens of federal facilities and many private sector facilities.

Depending upon the federal facility and specific-task order requirements, P2 surveys can range from conducting employee interviews to performing process engineering reviews. The type of facility and survey will dictate the type and content of the necessary P2 plan(s). MACTEC’s experience has ranged from inventorying and developing protocols for office paper recycling to developing process engineering protocols resulting in decreased generation of volume and toxicity of waste water, as noted above.

 

SIN 899-3 & 899-3RC Environmental/Occupational Training Services

MACTEC has a strong reputation for delivering high quality environmental and occupational training programs. In fact, after training over 15,000 individuals in over 150 companies and federal agencies, we have developed one of the strongest training reputations in the nation. Most courses carry graduate and undergraduate level Continuing Education Units (CEU) from the prestigious Colorado School of Mines, a world leader in all engineering disciplines. In addition to such academic recognition, industry professionals routinely audit the training programs and all consistently earn excellent reviews. We use an array of audio-visual equipment and various training styles, including hands-on training and use individual worksheets and exercises, as part of our courses to document training and ensure retention of material being taught.

Courses are tailored to meet the needs of our clients and enable them to comply with the vast maze of environmental regulations with minimal duplication of topics and least amount of time required. In many cases we will interview your key personnel, conduct a site audit or walk-through, review existing training that has been completed to prevent duplication, and conduct evaluations after the course.

MACTEC uses only highly qualified and field-experienced trainers for course instruction and design, including Certified Environmental Trainers, Certified Industrial Hygienists, and Certified Safety Professionals. Our course materials are designed to serve as permanent references as well as learning aids. Courses can be presented in Spanish and other languages by native speakers. All of our classes can be taught at the client's site and adapted to the client's needs.

We offer an extensive selection of formal conventional and customized training classes including:

Environmental

  • RCRA (40 CFR 264.16, 265.16)
  • 8-Hour Environmental Regulations
    Overview
  • Spill Prevention, Control, and
    Counter-measures
  • 8-Hour DOT Regulations
    (HM-126, HM-181, HM-215)
  • Hazardous Materials Chemistry for
    the Non-Chemist
  • Asbestos Abatement: Contractors
    and Supervisors
  • Lead Abatement: Contractors
    and Supervisors

Occupational

  • 40-Hour Waste Operations
  • 8-Hour Hazardous Materials
    Refresher
  • 24-Hour Hazardous Materials
    Emergency Responder
  • 8-Hour Supervisor Safety
  • Confined Space Entry
  • First Aid and CPR
  • 10-Hour Construction Standards
    (29 CFR 1926)
  • Electrical Safety Awareness
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Respiratory Production
  • Radiation Protection
  • Fall Protection
  • Hazard Communication
  • Ergonomics
  • Bloodborne Pathogens

SIN 899-4 & 899-4RC  Waste Management Services

MACTEC has provided waste management services for governmental and private sector clients for nearly half a century. Successful waste planning integrates practices as diverse as industrial waste minimization, geological investigations, civil and geotechnical engineering, geophysics, economics, regulatory compliance, risk assessment, construction management, and environmental planning and permitting. With a nationwide team of specialists in these and other fields, the MACTEC team can guide solid, hazardous, and non-hazardous waste management projects from inception and design through operation, closure, and post-closure monitoring.

Data Collection, Data Development

Data collection under this service area will be conducted to support a wide range of decisions. For example, data may support the following:

Additionally, MACTEC can assist clients with database development. For over 15 years, we have developed databases using a wide variety of software programs, ranging form simple spreadsheets for small sites, to larger programs such as three dimension relational databases.

Analysis of Comments and Regulatory and Economic Analyses

Throughout the nation, a host of new laws and regulations are mandating waste management planning, recycling, and waste reduction. In some jurisdictions, waste headed for landfills will have to be reduced by 25 to 50 percent in the next few years. MACTEC has the experience necessary to assist federal government clients in meeting these complex regulatory requirements. Through the feasibility analysis process (see below), MACTEC can provide the economic and technical data needed to make educated decisions regarding the most appropriate response to regulatory concerns and requirements.

Feasibility Analyses

MACTEC’s approach to feasibility studies is to first perform a mini-feasibility evaluation to broadly define the available options that are within the client's overall budget and satisfy environmental regulations. This allows MACTEC and the client to develop a reasonable overall approach to negotiating the project requirements with the appropriate regulatory agencies. The evaluation will be based upon a review of available information or reports.

Once the overall approach is developed, "order of magnitude" cost estimates will be generated (using typical unit prices and approximate quantities) to identify appropriate components and procedures. This "broad level" review will allow for identification of methods that will provide the most improvement with available or targeted budget. For example, during assessment of a landfill closure, MACTEC may identify that relocating wastes to a new landfill site may not be feasible due to excessive costs, therefore, the most cost-effective, and regulatory acceptable alternative may be to close existing waste in-place following engineered recontouring of the landfill surface.

Hazard Assessments, Exposure Assessments, and Risk Analysis

In support of feasibility studies, technical analyses, and decision-making, MACTEC’s risk assessment team can provide streamlined hazard assessments, exposure assessments, and risk analyses. MACTEC’s risk professionals work with clients to define the decisions to be made, define the inputs to the risk model(s), and determine what data is needed to complete the model during the planning phases. Once the plan is implemented and data are received, the risk team uses a relational database to sort and screen data for input into the GIS for map and figure generation. This method of data output allows for "what if" scenarios to be evaluated by the decision-making parties on a real time basis.

Waste Characterization Studies and Recycling Option Identification

MACTEC has found that waste characterization, including volume determinations, is key to a successful waste management program. Waste composition will dictate the range of options that may be considered, typically presented in a Conceptual Facilities Plan, such as source reduction, landfilling and incineration, and recycling and bioconversion.

Development of recycling options requires that conservation of resources, environmental protection, and economic efficiency be taken into account. We work with clients to determine waste management priorities that will govern the types of options to be considered. Environmental impacts (traffic, noise, air, aesthetics, and groundwater) are integrated into recycling option determinations, which are prioritized in accordance with project priorities.


SIN 899-6 & 899-6 Telephone Advisory Services

These services may include but are not limited to Telephone assistance with hazardous material spills, poisons, MSDS, and other related services.


Rates

 

The rates reflect hourly rates that include the ¾% Industrial Funding Fee. The Government Hourly Rates (Billable Rates) for the following labor categories are listed as follows for MACTEC for SIN 899-1 899-1RC, SIN 899-2 899-2RC, SIN 899-3 899-3RC, SIN 899-4 899-4RC, and SIN 899-6 899-6RC:

Labor Category

Government
Hourly Rate

Government
Daily Rate

Principal Engineer/Scientist I

$136.02

$1088.16

Principal Engineer/Scientist II

$113.36

$906.88

Supervisory Engineer/Scientist I

$95.21

$761.68

Supervisory Engineer/Scientist II

$81.62

$652.96

Senior Engineer/Scientist I

$68.01

$544.08

Senior Engineer/ Scientist II

$58.94

$471.52

Engineer/Scientist I

$49.88

$399.04

Engineer/ Scientist II

$45.34

$362.72

Associate Engineer/Scientist I

$36.27

$290.16

Senior Support Services

$31.74

$253.92

 

Principal Engineer/Scientist I

This level serves as Program Manager and provides consulting services for senior management of an agency.

Minimum/General Experience: Minimum of 20 years of progressive technical experience.  Requires a minimum of 5 years experience in the supervision and management of substantive engineering or scientific projects, including the use of automated productivity tools, rigorous quality assurance and testing practices, and project measurement and estimation techniques.   

Functional Responsibility: Supervises contractor personnel assigned to the contract and oversees other managers' in their management of individual task orders.  Directs all technical operations, ensures that all work is performed in accordance with the methods and procedures described in the contract and in accordance with methods, procedures, guidelines and standards adopted by the contractor.  Directs business, cost containment and accounting activities for the contract and provides costing and cost control and containment advice to other managers involved in the performance of the contracts requirements.

Minimum Education: A masters degree in engineering, science, or business from an accredited graduate school; or equivalent work experience.

 

Princincipal Engineer/Scientist II

This level serves as Project Manager and provides consulting services for senior management of an agency.

Minimum/General Experience: Minimum of 15 years of progressive technical experience.  Requires demonstrated skills in project management, creation and supervision of project teams, and technical oversight of team members.  

Functional Responsibility: Serves a team leader for an individual task order in accordance with a particular Statement of Work. Directs all technical work for an individual project to ensure that all work is performed in accordance with the methods and procedures described in the contract and in accordance with methods, procedures, guidelines and standards adopted by the contractor.

Minimum Education: A masters degree in engineering, science, or business from an accredited graduate school; or equivalent work experience.

 

Supervisory Engineer/Scientist I

Minimum/General Experience: Minimum of 12 years of professional engineering, science, or industrial hygiene experience. Requires demonstrated experience in leading project teams in the areas of analysis, design, and implementation of engineering or scientific projects.  Professional registration desired but not mandatory.

Functional Responsibility: Plans, conducts, and supervises projects of major significance, necessitating advanced knowledge and the ability to originate and apply new methods and procedures.  Supplies technical counsel to other professionals.

Minimum Education: A masters degree in engineering or science from an accredited graduate school; or equivalent work experience.

 

Supervisory Engineer/Scientist II

Minimum/General Experience: Minimum of 10 years of professional engineering, science, or industrial hygiene experience.  Requires demonstrated experience in leading project teams in the areas of analysis, design, and implementation of engineering or scientific projects.  

Functional Responsibility: Plans, conducts, and supervises projects of major significance, necessitating advanced knowledge and the ability to originate and apply new methods and procedures.  Supplies technical counsel to other professionals.

Minimum Education: A bachelors degree in engineering or science from an accredited college or university; or equivalent work experience.

 

Senior Engineer/Scientist I

Minimum/General Experience: Minimum of 8 years of professional engineering, science, or industrial hygiene experience. Requires demonstrated experience in assessing, designing, and implementing engineering or scientific projects.  

Functional Responsibility: Under the direction of the Project Leader or Supervisory Engineer/Scientist, plans, conducts, and supervises assignments normally involving moderately  complex projects.

Minimum Education: A bachelors degree in engineering or science from an accredited college or university; or equivalent work experience.

 

Senior Engineer/Scientist II

Minimum/General Experience: Minimum of 5 years of professional engineering, science, or industrial hygiene experience. Requires demonstrated experience in assessing, designing, and implementing engineering or scientific projects. 

 

Functional Responsibility: Under the direction of the Project Leader or Supervisory Engineer/Scientist, plans and conducts assignments involving smaller or less complex projects. Serves as the team leader on such projects.

Minimum Education: A bachelors degree in engineering or science from an accredited college or university; or equivalent work experience.

Engineer/Scientist I

Minimum/General Experience: Minimum of 4 years of professional engineering, science, or industrial hygiene experience. Demonstrated experience in field data collection, data analysis, and design.

Functional Responsibility: Translates technical guidance received from supervisor and carries out assignments associated with projects.  Coordinates activities of juniors or technicians.

Minimum Education: A bachelors degree in engineering or science from an accredited college or university; or equivalent work experience.

 

Engineer/Scientist II

Minimum/General Experience: Minimum of 3 years of professional engineering, science, or industrial hygiene experience.
Demonstrated experience in field data collection and data analysis.
Functional Responsibility: Gathers, organizes, analyzes, and reports basic data.
Minimum Education: A bachelors degree in engineering or science from an accredited college or university; or equivalent work experience.

Associate Engineer/Scientist

 

Minimum/General Experience: Minimum of 1 year of engineering, science, or industrial hygiene experience.
Functional Responsibility: Gathers, organizes, analyzes, and reports basic data.
Minimum Education: A bachelors degree in engineering or science from an accredited college or university; or equivalent work experience.

 

 

Senior Support Services

Minimum/General Experience: Minimum of five years experience with secretarial or administrative functions involving word
processing and general office tasks. 
Functional Responsibility: Preparation of reports, proposals, correspondence using various computer word processing programs Set up, enter, and manage data using computer spreadsheet programs.  Prepare and print reports.  Minimum Education: High School Graduate