KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Burns & McDonnell has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific to provide a range of fire protection design and engineering services for an up to five-year period. Under the $20 million IDIQ contract, task orders will be issued defining specific projects in the NAVFAC Pacific area of responsibility (e.g., Hawaii, Diego Garcia, Australia, Guam, and Tinian).

The U.S. Navy will work with Burns & McDonnell to upgrade fire protection systems at military facilities throughout the Pacific theater of operations.

Services provided under the contract will include fire protection system evaluation, building and fire code analysis, design, post-construction award services, and testing. Members of the Burns & McDonnell Fire Protection team will conduct activities on-site at bases and provide specific recommendations on improvements to life safety and fire protection systems based on rigorous analysis, testing and review.

«We take a consolidated approach to designing and installing life safety and asset protection systems,» says Tony Schoenecker, who leads fire protection efforts for Burns & McDonnell. «These systems must work seamlessly with each other and be integrated with the mission of the respective facility. Our focus will be on engineering the right systems and delivering cost-effective solutions.»

Offering fire protection services since 2007, a growing group of professionals at Burns & McDonnell has worked more than 236,000 safe hours completing more than 1,700 fire protection projects. Ranked No. 3 in Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s 2018 MEP Giants ranking of the nation’s top 100 mechanical, electrical, plumbing or fire protection (MEP) firms, the group offers comprehensive fire protection services including fire suppression, fire alarm and mass notification and life safety.

«The integration of fire protection systems into the design of all types of buildings is critical for occupant safety, asset protection and code compliance,» says John Bothof, who leads operations in Hawaii for Burns & McDonnell. «Nothing is more important than protecting lives and the safety of our military personnel as they fulfill their duties on bases in the U.S. and overseas. We are honored to begin this important work.»

Burns & McDonnell has been involved in military projects since 1941. Since then, the firm’s experience has expanded to include diverse projects and services for federal and military clients worldwide. Learn more about comprehensive services for military and federal projects.

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