Role of the AMEC Small Business Program

Report
Small Business Program
Why is it important?
Role of the AMEC Small Business
Program
 Identify and promote various small business firms to internal personnel
 Prepare and manage all required SB reporting
 Monthly, quarterly and semi-annual reports to clients
 Monitor compliance with small business goals on contracts
 Support business development/proposal efforts
 Verify business size of potential subcontractors
 Write SB Subcontracting Plans
 Complete supplier diversity questionnaires from clients
 Attend and Host Small Business Networking Events
 Approve Source Lists for Federal Procurements
 Provide updates on Small Business Regulations
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Role of the AMEC Small Business
Program
 Conducting market research to identify small
business subcontractors and suppliers through all
reasonable means.
 Soliciting small business concerns early in the
acquisition
Ensure we
comply with
13 CFR 125.3
“Maximum
Practicable
Opportunity”
 Providing adequate and timely information about the
plans, specifications and requirements for
performance of the prime
contract to assist SB subcontractors in submitting a
timely offer.
 Negotiating in good faith with interested small
businesses.
 Breaking out contract work items into economically
feasible units, as appropriate.
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AMEC Small Business Site
http://eisb.amec.com/
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Small Business Database
 Any company can register
 Searchable Database
 Load up to 5 Documents
 AMEC personnel utilizes
database to identify SB Subs
for opportunities
 Update your record when you
have new information
 Be as specific as possible!
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Small Business Database
Ways we can search database
 Company Name
 NAICS Code
 State
 Business Classification
 Geographic Region
 Services
 If firm has worked with AMEC
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Responsibility of Program/Project
Managers
 PMs/Procurement submits
source lists to AMEC SB
Program for approval prior to
issuing RFPs
 Allows additional SBs to be
added to RFPs
 Comply with policy: All federal
procurements are set-aside
for SBs
 Helps us keep a record
of outreach
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Outreach Email
 Dear SBLO,
 Dear SBLO,
 Services
 What subcontracting
opportunities do you have for us?
We are a SDB, HUBZone firm
and we can do anything
anywhere.
 Clients
 Past Performance
 Work with your company/Contacts
that we have with employees in
your company
 Business Size
Outreach Email
 Do research on the company
first & target firms
 Track opportunities where you
see a fit between your firm &
the firm you are reaching out to.
 Description of what services
your firm could provide on a
particular opportunity
 Attach electronic SOQ, Fact
Sheet, Company Overview,
Past Performance Document(s)
 State that you can cover most
services, when what you really
mean, is that you can find a
company to sub it out to
 Send email blasts to everyone
in your contact list
 Be ready for the first
opportunity- don’t over-promise
and under-deliver. 1st
Impressions!
AMEC’s Federal Clients
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Army
Navy
Air Force
Army Corps of Engineers
Environmental Protection Agency
General Service Administration
Veterans Affairs
Department of Interior
Department of Energy
Federal Highway Administration
United States Postal Service
National Guard Bureau
U.S. Postal Service
U.S. Coast Guard
Common Subcontracted Services
Abatement & Disposal
Archeology and Cultural Resources
Architecture
AST/UST Removal & Management
Bridge Inspection/Design/Evaluation
Carpentry
Civil Construction
Construction Management
Cost Estimating
Demolition
Drilling
Electrical Construction
Elevator Support Services
Engineering
Environmental Consulting
Equipment Leasing
Excavation/Clearing/Grading
Fencing
Fire Protection
General Contracting
Hazardous Transport & Disposal
Heavy Equipment Rentals
HVAC
Laboratory Services
Landscaping
Lighting
Mapping
Masonry
Mechanical Engineering
Painting
Paving
Plumbing
Roofing
Security/Alarms
Surveying
Utility Locating
Waste Disposal
Wastewater
Window Restoration
Small Business Program
Policy Statement
“
AMEC will focus on the
identification, tracking and
development of Small Business
through established techniques,
goals and reporting…
Utilizing small business
products and services helps
AMEC achieve its procurement
and business objectives –
acquiring services and supplies
that provide the best value to
AMEC and its clients.
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Small Business Program Success
 Small Business Advocate and Subcontractor of the Year
 Internal recognition program since 2005
 Award presented to AMEC’s top small business subcontractor
of the year
 Honors a small business to which AMEC has awarded subcontracts
and whose performance from a technical, schedule and administrative
perspective has exceeded expectations
 Another award goes to the AMEC small business advocate of the year
 AMEC employees receives a plaque and a $500 cash reward
 Rewards employee for ensuring that small businesses are given equitable
opportunity to compete on our subcontracts, mentor small businesses,
attends SB conferences and share their successes with other AMEC
project managers and customers
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Small Business Program Success
National Small Business Awards Received
AWARD
AGENCY
YEAR
SAME
2012
Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence – US SBA
SB Subcontracting Program Compliance Review – Outstanding
Rating
SBA
2011
SBA
2010
Claire Hackett, Champion of Veterans in Small Business
SBA
2008
DoD Nunn-Perry Award for mentoring SDBs – CORE Engineering
& Construction, Inc. (SDB) & Florida International University (MI)
DoD
2008
Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence – US SBA
SBA
2007
DoD
2006
DoD
2004
DOD
2002
SAME Large Business Award
DoD Nunn-Perry Award for mentoring SDBs – Echota
Technologies (SDB)
DoD Nunn-Perry Award for mentoring SDBs – Zambrana
Engineering (SDB)
DOD Nunn-Perry Award for mentoring SDBs – Bering Sea
Eccotech, Inc.
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AMEC Small Business Program
Holly Hutson, Supplier Diversity Manager
 770-360-0624 / [email protected]
Joe Farrell, Small Business Liaison Officer
 770-360-0746 / [email protected]
 General Email – [email protected]
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