The BRIC provides several qualified, permitted archaeological specialists engaged on a project-specific basis utilizing only the most knowledgeable talent for each undertaking to provide the highest quality deliverables. Every specialist is highly motivated and capable of performing tasks from survey, analysis, evaluations, and technical reporting consistent with professional requirements and guidelines. BRIC cultural resource staff currently holds annual antiquities permits for survey, excavation, monitoring, testing, and unmarked burials in New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, and Utah state lands. We maintain a permit to conduct non-collections survey on all lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs SW regions of NM, CO, TX, and UT. Additionally, BRIC cultural staff are permitted to conduct survey, testing and data recovery on federal (BLM and USFS) lands in New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, and the Great Plains regions. The BRIC’s cultural resources professionals are experienced in the capabilities described below.
- Corporate Status: Tribally-owned, 8(a) certified Small Disadvantaged Business
- Certification: N/A
- DUNS Number: 046162882
- CAGE Code: 7LAVS
- NAICS Codes: 541690, 541330, 541611, 541620, 541990, 561210, 541513
The BRIC is a SBA 8(a) certified professional science and technical services firm with an exceptional team of seasoned scientists, archeologists, engineers, and technicians. We provide a broad base of resources that support cutting-edge products and services and enhance our clients’ ability to manage their energy, environment, technology, and defense intelligence programs.
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Cultural Resources Summary
Cultural Resources Capabilities
- Literature reviews
- Data recovery
- Laboratory analysis
- National Register eligibility evaluations
- Historic building documentation
- Tribal coordination
- Traditional cultural property (TCP) surveys
- Public outreach
- Drafting consultation documents
- NEPA support
Cultural Resources and NEPA Support for Bureau of Indian Affairs Southwest Region
The BRIC archaeological staff provides on-going support and Section 106 compliance guidance to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo Region related to the BIA facilities at Fort Wingate, New Mexico. This includes survey and inventory, site documentation, construction monitoring, historic structures documentation, development of a MOA, and measures to mitigate adverse effects on historic properties.
Cultural Heritage Study of the Quapaw Strip
The BRIC cultural resources staff conducted research, interviewed Quapaw tribal members and staff and prepared a report for a cultural heritage study as part of an EPA remediation of Superfund mine sites at the reservation in Kansas and Oklahoma.
Natural Resources Summary
The BRIC provides natural resource surveys and planning for vegetation, wildlife, forestry, rangelands, wetlands, fire management, and water resources. We provide our clients with strategies and procedures based on the best available science for natural resource management planning.
Natural Resources Capabilities
- Vegetation inventories
- Wildlife surveys
- Forestry services
- Threatened and endangered species surveys
- Wetland delineations
- Rangeland inventories
- Wildland fire management plans and fuel inventories
- Resource management plans
Natural Resources Past Performance
U.S. Army TSS Enterprise Mission Support. Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) Program Support
The BRIC provided management support and field services for the Army’s Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) program, at Joint Base Lewis McCord, under a subcontract agreement with Booz Allan Hamilton (BAH). We provide the maintenance of Army training lands to ensure quality training and realism, reduce environmental damage, and enhance the public image of the U.S. Army as a conscientious land steward. We supported the Army’s integration of military mission, natural resource stewardship, and environmental compliance. Specifically, we provided management support and field services for the Range and Training Lands Assessment (RTLA), Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance (LRAM), Sustainable Range Program (SRP), and Geographic Information System (GIS) components of the ITAM program.
Environmental Compliance Summary
The BRIC provides on-site support to our customers by maintaining sustainable and long-term oversight of regulations that govern substances released to the air; water; and land; as well as workplace environment, health, and safety (EHS). Our services span all aspects of natural resource stewardship and environmental compliance. The federal regulations that drive this work are the Clean Water Act (CWA); Clean Air Act (CAA); National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA); Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA); and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
Environmental Compliance Capabilities
- National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)/Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) compliance
- Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments
- Clean Water Act Permits
- Pollution prevention consultation
- Site investigation and characterization
- On-site compliance assistance
- Permit applications and reports
- Audits and compliance
- Hazardous waste management
Environmental Compliance Past Performance
Environmental Services for the Navajo Gallup Water Supply Project
Client: Bureau of Reclamation
This contract is a five-year IDQ to provide environmental services for western Colorado and the Navajo Gallup Water Supply Project which is one of the top 15 priorities of the Department of Interior. The Bureau of Reclamation is the lead agency for the design and construction of several hundred miles of pipeline, water treatment plants, pumping plants, electrical transmission lines and other facilities. The project is located on the Navajo Nation, Bureau of Land Management, Jicarilla Apache, State of New Mexico, and private lands. The BRIC provided environmental services including biological monitoring, biological surveys, biological assessments, Clean Water Act permits, environmental assessments, agency and tribal meeting, mitigation plans and implementation, and other services. The tasks have been completed on schedule. The BRIC staff responded to some monitoring tasks requirements with a day or two notice from Reclamation. The BRIC is currently preparing an environmental assessment to construct an intake on the San Juan River to withdraw and treat the water and distribute it across several hundred miles of pipeline. The intake is located within an area of critical habitat for three endangered fish species. The BRIC is consulting with the USFWS for a biological assessment. The BRIC has completed other environmental assessments for other segments of the project. The BRIC conducted site visits with Reclamation, ACOE, and tribes for Clean Water Act permitting and mitigation.
Operations and Maintenance Facilities Management (O&M) Summary
The BRIC’s O&M offering provides the labor, management, supervision, permits, equipment, supplies, materials, transportation, and related products and services required for the operation and maintenance of our clients’ industrial facilities, with an emphasis on DoD facilities support services. Whether you are seeking a small, dedicated resource for the management of remote operations, or looking for a strategic partner for a large, multi-disciplinary team, BRIC’s O&M strength lies in our experience, emphasis on collaboration and strategic thinking, and ability to assemble a team uniquely suited for your specific O&M needs.
- Environmental remedial operations
- Long-term environmental contamination monitoring
- Water/wastewater operations
- Permitting and compliance
- Facilities support
- Facilities, infrastructure, and engineering recordkeeping
- Ambient air monitoring system O&M
- Utility privatization
O&M Past Performance
U.S. Army Department of Public Works (DW) CADD Systems and Facility Management Support
The BRIC provides facilities, infrastructure, and engineering record keeping support to Fort Devens Department of Public Works (DPW) under a prime contract. We support the DPW with the following services: research, investigate, and organize the electronic and paper drawing records; create CADD drawings of buildings, infrastructure, and facilities from hard copy drawings that maintain the Government record drawing database; perform field verification of site conditions; organize and file drawings and engineering records; and reproduce drawings and records. Our on-site personnel operate as energy conservation coordinators by overseeing and coordinating building energy monitor (BEM) services for all buildings that the DPW requests for maintenance and repair. We provide facility management by visiting base facilities, buildings, pavements, grounds, and activities to evaluate the facility condition and verify record information. We additionally escort work crews, contractors, external evaluators, inspectors, and other external visitors working at or visiting the base.
The BRIC team consists of a diverse group of professionals with expertise in mission-critical information technology (IT), systems integration, and logistics support services. Our client partners include federal agencies, such as the Department of Defense and both small and large federal contracting partners.
- Technical and scientific support
- Systems engineering and logistics
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS)/Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) support
- IT strategy and governance
- Information assurance
- Data center and cloud architecture
Technology Past Performance
DISA DEAMS and Super Cluster Security and System Administration Support
The BRIC provides professional technology support services to DISA under the DEAMS Mission Partner program, through a subcontract with our sister company, DDC IT Services. We provide system administration support by performing Solaris technical support for Solaris server systems. We also provide primary technical support to the DEAMS mission partner and assist with system administration. Our four on-site staff manage and maintain the most current version and two previous versions of the Solaris OS on physical and virtual operating environments. Lastly, the BRIC provides technical oversight and consultation, in addition to installing, configuring, maintaining, managing, and troubleshooting Solaris OS and associated components. This work is covered under an inter-company subcontract agreement valued at approximately $300,000 in annual revenue.
- $22M threshold on 8(a) sole-source/direct awards [13 CFR 124.506 (b)]
- 8(a) awards to tribal-owned firms cannot be protested [12 CFR 124.517 (a)]
- Lower Overhead and General and Administrative (G&A) costs
- Small and SDB credit received through subcontracting work to BRIC (FAR Subport 19.7)
- Indian Incentive Program (IIP)– 5% rebate to prime contractors (DFARS Clause 252.226-700)
- Joint Ventures
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