Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to Enterprise Technical Assistance Services, Inc. (E-TAS), of Oak Ridge, Tenn., for Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) Technical Support Services. The contract primarily includes a time and materials contract line item number (CLIN) with a firm-fixed-price CLIN for transition and an indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity CLIN for firm-fixed price task orders. The total value of the contract is $136,629,181.00. The period of performance includes a Base Period of three years to include a 60-day transition, and Option Period 1 for two years, for a total period of performance of up to five years. Seven proposals were received in response to the solicitation. The incumbent PPPO support service contracts were awarded as three Small Business contracts in 2013, which are all due to expire on September 30, 2018 (including options that have been exercised). The current support service contracts at PPPO are held by Professional Project Services, Inc., Restoration Services, Inc. and Strategic Management Solutions, LLC.
The services acquired will provide technical and administrative support to PPPO, along with various technical engineering functions, information technology infrastructure, safeguards & security, and general administrative support for all of the PPPO sites. PPPO is the lead DOE project office for the clean-up activities at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant site in Pike County, Ohio and the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant site in Paducah, Kentucky; and operation of the Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Conversion Project in Pike County, Ohio and Paducah, Kentucky.