Contract: $944,046 - Geological Survey - Aug. 17, 2009
40% voted satisfied - 60% voted not satisfied - 5 vote(s) cast
Award Description: Non-Personal Services for the Deployment, Operation, Maintenance, Repair, and Support of the US Geological Survey's Global Seismograph Systems. Provide upgrade services of 20-23 Global Seismological Network sites between 15 July 2009 and 30 September 2010 to provide improved station reliability and data acquisition capability. The requirement includes labor and travel associated with the upgrades of specific stations, including the installation of additional sensors, modifications to infrastructure, and on-site training to station operators in the upgraded equipment, as needed. Additional support personnel will be needed to support planned upgrades in duties including inventory operations, testing and configuration of equipment and materials necessary for specfic station upgrades, depot operation, and information technology support.
Project Description: Five Global Seismological Stations Upgraded: Station upgrade at Kongsburg, Norway; installed new data acquisition system Station upgraded at Chaing Mai, Thailand; installed new data acquisition system Station upgraded at Taipei, Taiwan; installed new data acquisition system Station upgraded at Rapid City, ND; installed new data acquisition system Station upgraded at Corvallis, OR; installed new data acquisition system
Jobs Summary: Electronic Technician 2 - Provide direct testing and configuration support of equipment and materials necessary for specific station upgrades and depot operations. Tasks include performance of factory acceptance testing, station configuration of the equipment, manufacture of specific cable sets, and integration testing prior to deployment in conjunction with upgrade of the Global Seismological Network, and depot operations in conjunction with the Advanced National Seismic Network. Inventory/Supply Specialist - Provide inventory control and documentation, over and above what is required for normal GSN and depot operations, as several hundred pieces of equipment must be monitored. Employment Impact: Hiring of these personnel allowed for the permanent assigned field engineering staff to concentrate on deployment activities including final integration and functional testing of equipment. This allowed for accelerating the deployment schedule, as was originally anticipated by the ARRA award. (Total jobs reported: 3)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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