Solicitation number AC181902

Publication date

Closing date and time 2018/08/13 15:00 EDT


    Advance Procurement Notice

    Airfield Engineering Consultant Services

    1 Canadian Air Division – A4CE

    Winnipeg, Manitoba

    (with Security Requirements)

    Purpose of this Advance Procurement Notice

    This is not a bid solicitation. This is an advance notice of a potential project with anticipated security requirements to provide interested consultants an opportunity to apply for security clearances. Note that there is no guarantee that this project will proceed.

    Description of the Project

    The purpose of this project is to retain Professional Airfield Engineering Consultant services to support the A4CE Airfield Engineering group in the assessment, planning, maintenance, design and implementation of airfields and airfield related services for the Department of National Defence and Canadian Forces Operations. Additional technical services supporting the project may also include, but are not limited to, land surveying, materials testing, geological and environmental studies.

    Description of the Services

    The Department of National Defence (DND) will retain professional engineering services for Airfield planning, design and construction projects. The consultant will augment the Canadian Air force Airfield Engineering group located at the 1 Canadian Air Division in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

    The anticipated multi-year project requires airfield specific technical engineering expertise for various DND locations across Canada, including the Territories / Arctic.

    The types of projects the consultant can be expected to be involved with may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • New or rehabilitation of taxiways
    • Various types of airfield pavement repairs and resurfacing
    • Apron slab replacement/repairs
    • Resurfacing of Runways and Taxiways
    • DND Airfield Materials Specification Review & Update

    Overall project value is estimated at $1,500,000.00 with the maximum value of any individual project estimated to be $150,000.00. It is anticipated that the procurement for these projects will be initiated in August 2018. This is conditional on the project receiving approval to proceed by DND.

    Security Requirements

    Consultants will be required to hold a valid DESIGNATED ORGANIZATION SCREENING (DOS), issued or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).

    The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid REALIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.

    Sub-consultants/sub-contractors will be required to hold a valid DESIGNATED ORGANIZATION SCREENING (DOS), issued or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).


    Consultants that do not meet the stipulated security requirements and that are interested in submitting a proposal for this procurement can apply for the security clearance through the Industrial Security Program (ISP). This can be done by following the procedure on DCC’s website at the following link: Consultants are asked to submit their request prior to August 13, 2018 quoting the following information:

    • Contract number AC181902; and
    • Level of clearance requested to be sponsored for.


    Any questions pertaining to the sponsoring process through the ISP can be addressed to:

    Telephone Number: (613) 998-8974; or

    Email address:

    Any questions relating to the Project can be addressed to:

    Shawn Helmerson

    Team Leader, Project Management

    Defence Construction Canada

    (204) 833-2500 Ext 6017

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Defence Construction Canada
    Constitution Square, 19th Floor, 350 Albert Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K3
    Contracting authority
    Helmerson, Shawn
    (204) 833-2500 Ext 6017

    Buying organization(s)

    Defence Construction Canada
    Constitution Square, 19th Floor, 350 Albert Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K3
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