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An aerial view of the West Valley Demonstration Project Site.
An aerial view of the West Valley Demonstration Project Site.

WEST VALLEY, N.Y.EM’s West Valley Demonstration Project Site cleanup contractor recently earned nearly $323,000 of an available award fee of about $467,000 for its performance during an evaluation period of March 2019 through August 2019.

EM releases information relating to contractor fee payments — earned by completing the work called for in the contracts — to further transparency in its cleanup program.

The contractor received "very good" ratings for safety, health, and quality management, and business administration; and "good" ratings for project management, and environmental and regulatory compliance.

Noteworthy achievements by CH2M HILL BWXT West Valley (CHBWV) during that period include:

  • Continuous business administration support, including a commitment to the local community, timely public communications, contract deliverables, and use of DOE procurement tools.
  • Good planning and partnering associated with infrastructure improvements, ancillary structure disposition, and removal of other facilities.
  • Surpassing 100,000 work hours without a lost-time accident or illness, and demonstrating a positive emphasis on safety improvements, quality assurance, emergency management, and security.
  • Continued partnering with DOE on radiological controls.

CHBWV's notable accomplishments in performance were offset by noted needs for improvement in work planning and control; estimation of waste volumes; and communications between organizational units.

View the fee determination scorecard for CHBWV here.

 

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