Contract: $12,632,860 - Public Buildings Service - Jul. 28, 2009
25% voted satisfied - 75% voted not satisfied - 8 vote(s) cast
Award Description: This project is the second phase of the water intrusion repairs for the Sam M. Gibbons United States Courthouse, which includes the following activities. On the west elevation, floors 1-5, we will be repairing the curtainwall windows, curtainwall sills, and punched windows, replacing faulty windows, replacing sealants, and pressure washing when done. In the alcoves, floors 1-5, on the inbound walls we will be rapairing the curtainwall system and small panels, repairing the louvers, replacing sealants, and pressure washing when done. On the east curtainwall system, floors 6-15, we will be repairing the curtainwall window system, repairing the metal panels and louvers, replacing the sealants, and repairing the interior areas back to the preconstruction condition. On floors 1-5, below the east curtainwall system, we will be repairing the punched windows, replacing the sealants, and pressure washing when done. On the north and south side of the building, floors 6-15, we will repair the big louvers, replace the sealants around the louvers, and provide maintenance a secure access point. On the full north, south, and east elevations, excluding the areas already mentioned, we will be repairing the puched windows, replacing the sealants, repairing the 1st floor louvers, and pressure washing all surfaces. On the west curtainwall system, floors 7-16, we will be repairing the curtainwall windows and panels, replacing the sealants, and pressure washing when done. On the 17th floor roofs, where the mechanical room and the cooling towers are located, we will be repairing the elevator lobby windows, modify access doors heads and thresholds, install parapet cap, replace sealants and flashing, and pressure wash when done. Repair and replace the parapet caps on all roofs excluding the cooling tower parapets and the east curtainwall parapet. Remove, replace, and repair the existing lightning protection system on the building. We will be providing tenant relocation moving services that are required to access areas needed to complete interior work on the window repairs. After the repairs to the window systems have been completed, we will be vacuum chamber testing the windows. During the duration of the project, we will hire an engineering firm to provide inspections of all repairs. This engineering firm will also provide the project design for the roof replacement and load test the davits and tiebacks for the building. We will oversee the replacement of the roofs on the building.
Project Description: We built scaffolding in the main floor lobby to access the west elevation windows. We built scaffolding on the 7th floor west curtainwall interior and exterior to access the windows. We completed setting up the stages on the east and west curtainwalls to perform exterior repairs. We are in the middle of completing the repairs to the curtainwall sill repairs on the front of the main lobby.
Jobs Summary: To date the Water Intrusion Project at Sam Gibbons has created the following job opportunities. A total of 6 job positions for Glaziers who are responsible for all glass removal and replacement and repair of the curtainwall systems. A total of 5 job positions for Caulkers which are classified as Brick Layers under the Davis Bacon Act. Their responsibilities are to cutout and remove the existing caulking, clean and prepare joints to manufacturers reccomendations and replace with new selants. A total of 13 job positions for General Labors who provide labor assistance to the Glaziers and Caulkers as well as general cleanup, erection and teardown of system scaffolding and various other projects. A total of 1 position for a Job Forman who's responsibilities are to oversee the work force, safety training, and scheduling. A total of 1 job position for an onsite job Superintendent to oversee the day to day operations on the project. A total of 1 onsite Accountant/Office Manager, and 1 Project Manager to manage the entire project. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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