RM Builders JV Wins Two Projects at Fort Carson, CO.

Maumee, OH and Alamogordo, NM – RM Builders, a joint venture (JV) between experienced Department of Defense general contractor CMS Corporation and New Mexico-based protégé Jack Wayte Construction (JWC), announced it has been awarded two projects under the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Omaha FSRM Small Business Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC). CMS has been a mentor to JWC, an 8(a) and Woman-owned Small Business, under the US Small Business Administration 8(a) Mentor-Protégé Program since 2015.

The first award is a $900k task order to replace kitchen drain piping and the second is a $2.5M task order to replace water mains. Both projects are at Fort Carson, CO. Activities under the $900k task order include removing and replacing kitchen drain piping and saw cutting to remove and replace cast iron pipes. This job is anticipated to be complete in late March 2022. The $2.5M task order is a design-bid-build project to demolish and replace water mains, including the removal of buried obstacles such as reinforced concrete, as well as reroute the proposed water main alignment to avoid damaging existing communications cables and/or ductbanks. This project will take roughly one year to complete.

CMS CEO, Ernest Enrique, stated, “We are very pleased to have the opportunity to continue work with our protégé, Jack Wayte Construction, and perform this work at Fort Carson. The JV is currently executing other awarded work at Minot Air Force Base, ND and Schriever Space Force Base, CO under this Omaha Small Business MATOC. The RM Builders JV will continue to provide a superior client experience with on-time, exceptional results.”

CMS Wins $4.3 M Fuels Project in Guam

Maumee, OH – CMS Corporation, an experienced Department of Defense general contractor, announced today it has been awarded a $4.3M project to repair four aviation fuel hydrant system pumphouses (designated as HS-1 through HS-4) at Andersen AFB, Guam.  This project falls under CMS’ Worldwide Engineering and Construction (WE&C) contract with the US Air Force.

Under this task order, CMS will replace a substantial amount of the piping network in each pumphouse with new stainless-steel (SS) piping sections to include reconnection to existing high point vents, low point drains, pressure relief valves, instrumentation connections. Ancillary work includes non-destructive examinations (NDE), new pipe supports, washing soluble salts from the entire pipe network, and replacement of one of four 600-GPM issue pumps and motors at each pumphouse. Additionally, CMS will clean, flush, pressure test, and commission the hydrant system. Work will include some off-site fabrication of SS piping sections, with piping ranging from ½ inch to 16 inches in diameter. 

Company CEO, Ernest Enrique, stated, “We are pleased to have the opportunity to support these core components of the hydrant systems at Andersen AFB.  This win marks significant growth for our overall fuels program, specifically in Guam, in 2021.  As always, it is our priority to deliver this project on-time, on-budget, and with the utmost level of client satisfaction.”

CMS Wins AMRS Project at Davis-Monthan AFB

Maumee, OH – CMS Corporation, an experienced Department of Defense general contractor, announced today it has been awarded a $2.3M Advanced Meter Reading System (AMRS) Metering Implementation project at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (AFB), AZ.  This task order was awarded under the US Air Force Regional Engineering & Construction (RE&C) West IDIQ, and closely follows a similar $1.7M AMRS project at Vandenberg Space Force Base (SFB), CA, awarded just days ago, marking CMS’ ninth AMRS project in the past several years.

This project entails the purchase and installation of 99 new AMRS-compliant electric meters and 68 new gas meters across 95 secure and non-secure facilities basewide. The new meters allow the Government to track energy usage in a more efficient manner. In addition to the new electric and gas meters, other scopes of work will include adding pulse kits, communications switches, new communication drops, fused safety disconnects and switches, patch panels, new electrical conduit runs, some underground trenching, testing and commissioning.

CMS CEO, Ernest Enrique, stated, “We are pleased with the growth of our AMRS program over the last few years, and confident that our expertise in AMRS metering implementation will ensure successful project delivery. We look forward to facilitating the Air Force’s overall strategy to improve energy performance and reduce energy costs at Davis-Monthan AFB by allowing them to better monitor and track their energy usage.”

CMS Wins $2.4M Fuels Project in Puerto Rico

Maumee, OH – CMS Corporation (CMS), an experienced Department of Defense general contractor, has been awarded a $2.4M project to repair fuel Tank 1 at Luis Muñoz Marin Air National Guard Base (ANGB) in Puerto Rico. This task order was awarded under CMS’s Regional Engineering & Construction (RE&C) East Region prime contract with the US Air Force.  This will be CMS’s second project at Luis Muñoz Marin ANGB, following the reconstruction of Tank 34 and repairs to a Vehicle Fueling Station (VFS) performed under a previous $6.1M task order.

This task order entails the repair of Tank 1, a 1,786-BBL (75,000 gallon) tank, which is currently out of service.  Interior repairs include replacing the internal floating pan, internal pipe supports, stilling wells, ladder, and issue and receipt lines.  Exterior repairs include replacing the roof guardrail and vent/inspection hatches, piping, nozzles, alarms, installing an external spiral stairway, grounding and davit arm. Once repairs are completed, CMS will blast and recoat the tank. This project will take roughly one year to complete.

Company CEO, Ernest Enrique, stated, “We look forward to the opportunity to continue fuels work at Luis Muñoz Marin ANGB.  We are well versed in the logistics of working at island locations and have solid knowledge of this particular Caribbean locale, as we recently completed work on the tank adjacent to Tank 1. This institutional knowledge, combined with our robust and growing worldwide fuels program, will ensure the successful delivery of the project in support of the base mission and the US Air Force.”

CMS Wins $29M Hangar Project at Andersen AFB

Maumee, OH – CMS Corporation (CMS), an experienced Department of Defense general contractor, announced today it has been awarded a $29 million project to renovate and make additions to the existing Hangar 6 at Andersen AFB, Guam. CMS received this award under its $2.6 billion prime Worldwide Engineering and Construction (WE&C) contract with the Air Force.

For this project, CMS will renovate an approximate 18,900-SF portion of Hangar 6 to expand the footprint of the aircraft maintenance areas, as well as existing offices and support spaces. We will also construct two 1-story structures – a Supply Section and a Support Section, directly adjacent to the Hangar. The new Supply Section includes constructing a high-bay precast concrete structure that will contain storage racks, storage cabinets, and administrative desks. The new Support Section will contain Aerospace Maintenance Equipment (AGE) and Maintenance Storage within a high-bay precast concrete structure. Additional work includes construction of a new exterior wash rack and demolition of an 86-SM exterior storage facility.

CMS has a long, successful work history on Guam, having successfully executed over 35 renovation, new construction, design-build and military fuels projects valued at more than $112 million on island. Company CEO, Ernest Enrique, stated, “With this award, CMS is looking forward to adding to our 11-year history serving Andersen AFB. Our team’s institutional knowledge of Andersen AFB and the logistics of working on island, relevant hangar experience – both on and off island – and expansive on-island resource network will ensure successful delivery of this important project. We look forward to supporting the continued buildup on Guam, as well as the opportunity to continue our work at this strategic location.

Acciona CMS JV Wins $500M Rota MACC

MADRID, SPAIN and BARGERSVILLE, IN, USA – ACCIONA CMS JV announced today it has been awarded the Navy’s $500 million Design-Build/Design-Bid-Build Multiple Award Construction Contract (DB/DBB MACC) for projects primarily located in Rota, Spain. A joint venture (JV) between Madrid-based ACCIONA and Indiana-based CMS Corporation (CMS), the ACCIONA CMS JV was one of seven firms awarded a contract.

Under the MACC, the JV will provide DB and DBB general construction projects located primarily at Naval Station (NS) Rota; however, the contract may also be used throughout the Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic area of responsibility worldwide. Task orders issued under the MACC can range from $8 million to $64 million and include construction of airfield, industrial, infrastructure, administrative, training, retail, food service, munition storage, and community support facilities. The contract duration is seven years, with expected completion in June 2029. NAVFAC Atlantic, headquartered in Norfolk, VA, is the contracting activity. 

MACC awardees were rated on their proposed organization for the MACC, overall safety approach and record, corporate experience, technical solution to construct a Port Operations facility (seed project) at NS Rota, and history of outstanding past performance. The combination of ACCIONA’s Rota region experience and expansive resources, coupled with CMS’s NAVFAC indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract management experience, made for a winning combination. The ACCIONA CMS JV Team also includes US-based American Structurepoint as the Designer of Record for task orders issued under this MACC.

Ernest Enrique, CEO of CMS Corporation, noted, “CMS has entered into a strategic partnership with ACCIONA for this pursuit. This award represents the first time in recent memory that a DoD construction contract has been awarded to a JV between Spanish and US contractors at Naval Station Rota. The combined resources, Rota region experience and IDIQ management expertise of the JV will enable us to deliver projects safely, on time and budget, and with a high level of satisfaction to the Navy.”   CMS is an award-winning construction contractor with DB experience and strong self-performance capabilities in mechanical, piping and fabrication work. Its scope of services encompasses new construction, renovations, fueling systems, and energy and sustainability projects for a wide range of federal government and commercial clients. Its standard business practices of empowering its employees, partnering with its clients, and consistently applying innovative solutions to project challenges enable CMS to provide its customers with the best value for their construction dollars.

CMS Awarded $9M Design-Build Hangar Renovation at Dover AFB

MAUMEE, OH – CMS Corporation (CMS), an experienced Department of Defense (DoD) construction prime contractor, announced today it was recently awarded a $9 million design-build (D-B) project to repair Hangar 706 at Dover AFB, DE. Dover AFB is under the operational control of the Air Mobility Command (AMC). The 436th Air Wing is the host wing and runs the busiest and largest air freight terminal in the DoD.

The scope of work for this project includes design and multi-disciplined construction to update and repair architectural/interior, HVAC, controls, fire protection, fire alarm system, and electrical at the hangar. The project also includes repairs to exterior wash rack drains at the site. Century Engineering is a member of the CMS D-B team and will be the Designer of Record (DOR) for this project.

The U.S. Air Force awarded this project to CMS – a prime contract holder under the $2.5 billion suite of Regional Engineering and Construction (RE&C) multiple award contracts for work at US Air Force installations across the United States. Company CEO Ernest Enrique noted, “CMS D-B Team members have a long, successful work history at Dover Air Force Base. Our institutional knowledge, coupled with our past experience and lessons learned at Dover, will ensure successful project delivery. CMS is currently working at the Base to execute Phase V of a project to bury primary overhead electrical lines base-wide. We look forward to executing these projects efficiently and safely in support of the Base mission.”

Most recently, CMS was one of eight firms awarded the $70 million Small Business (SB) Multiple Award Construction Contract (MACC) at Dover AFB. Projects under the MACC may include single- or multi-discipline design services and/or general building construction for new, renovation and addition-type projects at the Base, as well as interior design, lead and asbestos abatement and/or incorporation of sustainable features.

CMS is an award-winning construction contractor with D-B experience and strong self-performance capabilities in mechanical, piping and fabrication work. Our scope of services encompasses new construction, renovations, fueling systems, and energy and sustainability projects for a wide range of federal government and commercial clients. Our standard business practices of empowering our employees, partnering with our clients, and consistently applying innovative solutions to project challenges enable us to provide our customers with best value for their construction dollars.

CMS Wins $70M Dover AFB Small Business MACC

MAUMEE, OH – CMS Corporation (CMS) has been awarded a $70M Multiple Award Construction Contract (MACC) at Dover Air Force Base (AFB), DE. This contract is 100% set-aside for small business, with a 1-year base period and six 1-year option periods. Task orders issued under the MACC can range up to $10M dollars and will require either single discipline or multi-discipline design services and/or general construction for new, renovation and addition-type projects at Dover AFB. Projects may also require comprehensive interior design, lead and asbestos abatement and/or incorporation of sustainable features.

The Government received 29 proposals for this procurement and CMS was one of only eight firms selected to receive a contract. The estimated contract completion date is January 2028. The 436 CONS PKA at Dover AFB is the contracting agency.

In other news, CMS was also recently awarded a project for the design-build renovation of Hangar 706 at Dover AFB. The scope of work includes design and construction services to update and repair architectural/interior, HVAC, controls, fire protection, fire alarm system, and electrical at the hangar, as well as repair of the exterior wash rack drains at the site.

Ernest Enrique, CEO, noted, “These awards strengthen our presence at this important Base and throughout the region. In addition to these recent awards, CMS is currently working on a project to bury overhead electric lines at Dover. We look forward to the successful execution of these new projects and the opportunity to work with this important client in support of the Base mission.”

CMS Awarded $10.4M in Fuels Work in Guam

MAUMEE, OH – CMS Corporation (CMS), an experienced Department of Defense construction prime contractor, announced today it has been awarded two tank repair projects in Guam. The first project is a $5.4M project to repair two hydrant fuel tanks at Andersen Air Force Base (AFB). The 10,000-BBL tanks are each 34 feet high by 50 feet in diameter. Tank repairs will include floating roof replacement, installation of aluminum stairways and handrails, replacement of level alarms, interior and exterior coatings, etc. CMS will perform API 653 inspections after the repairs are made and certify the tanks fit for service. The period of performance (POP) is 12 months.

The second project is a $5M project to repair two additional fuel tanks at Andersen AFB. The two tanks are also 10,000-BBL jet fuel tanks, 34 feet high by 50 feet in diameter. The range of repairs is similar to those previously described for the first two tanks. Repairs will also be followed by API 653 inspections and certification that the tanks are fit for service. The POP for this project is 13 months.

Both awards were made under CMS’s Worldwide Engineering and Construction prime contract with the U.S. Air Force.

Company CEO Ernest Enrique noted, “Since 2010, CMS has successfully executed over $80 million in construction projects on Guam for our Air Force and Navy clients. We have also completed or are currently performing fuels-related work in Korea, Guam, the U.S. and the Caribbean. Our expertise in performing complex industrial mechanical and fuels-related work, plus our Guam presence, make us uniquely qualified to successfully execute these important projects in partnership with our Air Force client. ”

CMS Awarded $32M Hangar Renovation at WPAFB

MAUMEE, OH – CMS Corporation (CMS), an experienced DoD construction prime contractor, announced today it has been awarded a $32.2 million design-build project to convert Hangar F/20006 to a Program Executive Office (PEO) space at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), OH.  The award was made under CMS’s Regional Engineering and Construction (RE&C) East Region prime contract with the Air Force.

Hangar F/20006, a WWII-era facility, is considered a historical structure, eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places as a contributing structure to the Wright Field Historic District; therefore, maintenance of the hangar structure, features and aesthetics are paramount. CMS will design and renovate approximately 37,340 SF of existing space and provide a new 2nd floor within the open hangar, for a combined total of approximately 60,000 SF of office space. At a minimum, this project will support a 300-person mission at the base.

Midwest-based architect/engineering firm American Structurepoint is teamed with CMS for the design effort. The PEO space will be designed, constructed and certified as meeting High Performance and Sustainable Building Standards.

Company CEO Ernest Enrique noted, “CMS has a long and successful history working at Air Force installations across the continental US, Hawaii, and Guam, and in particular at Wright-Patterson AFB. This project represents our fourth major award at this base under our current RE&C East Region contract. Additional projects being executed at WPAFB at this time include dormitory renovations, high temperature/hot water and steam line repairs, and HVAC work. We look forward to working with the Air Force to deliver another top-quality project to support the Base mission.”

This project is expected to be completed in 2 years. The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency (AFICA) is the contracting activity.