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TABLE OF CONTENTS

MARCH PRESIDENT’S LETTER S.A.M.E. update INSIDER NEWS FEATURE STORY PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS Military news Small business notes NCCER NEWS NEWSLINE Construction headline REPORTS/INFORMATION

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FEATURE STORY

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GCA Calendar

APRIL

Date:

Time:

Venue:

Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday

April 3, 2019

7:30

Fiesta Resort

Activities Committee

Thursday

April 4, 2019

3:30

GCA Conf. Room

membership luncheon

wednesday

April 17, 2019

11:30

TBA

activities committee

Thursday

April 18, 2019

3:30

GCA Conf. Room

Safety Committee Meeting

Wednesday

April 24, 2019

2:00

GCA Conf. Room

Tuesday

APRIL 30, 2019

11:30

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EDITORIALS

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PRESIDENT James Martinez Guam Contractors’ Association

Guam Contractor’s Association (GCA) in conjunction with Adztech and Public Relations, Inc. publishes the Construction News Bulletin (CNB) monthly. Reproduction of materials appearing in this publication is strictly forbidden without written permission by GCA.

PUBLISHER: James Martinez

PAST CHAIRMAN Conchita Bathan Core Tech International CHAIRMAN Mark Mamczarz Black Construction

While we always strive for accuracy, we will from time to time overlook mistakes. In order to help us improve the quality and accuracy of this publication, we ask that you take the time to look at the information provided and notify GCA or Adztech of any corrections as needed. Opinions and editorial content of this publication may not necessarily be those of the publisher, production team, staff, GCA members, GCA Board of Directors and advertisers.

VICE CHAIRMAN Jessica Barrett Barrett Plumbing SECRETARY/TREASURER Peter Errett Hawaiian Rock Products CONTRACTOR DIRECTORS: Joe Roberto East Island Tinting

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PRESIDENT’S LETTER

CONSTRUCTION NEWS BULLETIN

President’s Letter

Dear GCA Members: As we celebrate National Women in Construction Week and International Women’s Day in the month of March, let us recognize that the number of women in the construction industry is on the rise. From apprentices to craft professionals, estimators, engineers and executives, women are represented in all facets of the construction workforce. And the opportunities to both join and grow within the booming construction industry are numerous, especially with a workforce shortage impacting the sector across Guam and the U.S... The construction industry offers an earn-while-you-learn apprenticeship model and values lifelong education, which allows for career advancement without incurring hefty student loan debt. Yet whether individuals have a high school diploma or completed secondary education, the barriers to entry are minimal. Construction is also not just a job, but a well-paying career with competitive salaries. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Guam, the average mean hourly wage for construction and extraction occupations is $14.82 per hour. With proper training and credentials, we expect this wage to grow to $16.00 to $18.00 per hour on average across the various construction and extraction trades. In addition, the construction industry has a significantly lower gender pay gap compared to other professions. While the BLS reports that on average women make 80 cents for every dollar earned by a man, women make 93.5 cents to the dollar in the construction trades. This is a great time for women to consider getting involved in construction. Or if you’ve been in the industry for at least four years, you can get credentials through an assessment of your current skill level. To command higher salaries in this industry, one must be skilled with verifiable industry credentials. You can get these credentials through courses at the GCA Trades Academy. They now offer classes in carpentry, electronic systems technician, heavy equipment, painting, electrical, welding and HVAC. The GCA Trades Academy is Building Skills for a Lifetime! The Guam Contractors Association is committed to recruiting and upskilling women in the construction industry to continue to grow a diverse and inclusive construction workforce and industry. Programs like the annual Pizza, Pop & Power Tools was specifically designed for bright young girls in middle and high school, as an interactive career exploratory event whose purpose is to provide hands-on experience in the proper and safe use of hand and power tools and equipment of the construction trades and to encourage these young women to consider a rewarding career in construction. In March of 2020, GCA will launch a national program called Power Up: It’s a Mother Daughter Thing, created by Dr. Mittie Cannon of Birmingham Alabama. Mittie is herself a woman in the construction industry and created this program to empower young women to be Engaged, Educated and Explore opportunities in the construction industry. It educates girls and their mothers on pathways into the industry, engages them through one-on-one dialogue with employers and helps them explore the industry with hands-on activities that reflect real-world situations. Dr. Mittie Cannon has agreed to partner with GCA in this endeavor and will be here in person in March 2020 to launch this program. Dr. Cannon was featured in the January/February issue of ABC’s Construction Executive (CE) magazine.

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S.A.M.E. UPDATE

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Society of

NEWSLETTER MARCH 2019

American Military Engineers

SAVE THE DATE

ENGINEERS, ARCHITECTS & LAND SURVEYORS WEEK

18 APR 2019 General Membership Meeting Hilton, Tumon 1130 - 1330 25-26 APR 2019 AWWA-HIWPS Water & Wastewater Conference Hyatt, Tumon

Guam Society of Professional Land Surveyors

3 MAY 2019 SAME Guam Post Event Spring Mixer Tumon Golf Driving Range, Upper Tumon 7-9 MAY 2019 Joint Engineer Training (JETC) Conference & Expo Tampa, Florida 01 JUN 2019 Charlie Corn Golf Tournament Starts Golf Resort, Dededo 15 JUN 2019 3rd Annual STEM Camp UOG, School of Business Volunteer Squad Leaders, Mentors, and Instructors Needed 08 AUG 2019 2019 Guam Industry Day Hyatt, Tumon

The week of February 13-27, 2019 was proclaimed as Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors (EALS) Week by the Acting Governor Joshua Tenorio on February 18, 2019 to recognize the contributions of engineers, architects and land surveyors to the community and the people of Guam. Representatives from the societies shown above attended the Proclamation Signing. Throughout EALS week SAME coordinated a total of 18 volunteers who provided 34 presentations to approximately 1,466 students in 10 local high schools. Thank you to all the volunteers to sharing your time and insights to pursing a career in the architecture, engineering and construction industry! As part of EALS week, the SAME Guam Post coordinated a Joint Meeting of Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors & Construction Contractors, held at the Hyatt Regency Guam on 21 February 2019. Each organization presented a brief overview and update. Captain Daniel Turner, P.E. Commanding Officer of NAVFAC Marianas and Regional Engineer of Joint Region Marianas, provided an update to the NAVFAC Construction Program in Guam and off-island projects on Tinian, Palau and Australia.

Upcoming March Meeting

MAIN PRESENTATION University of Guam School of Engineering Update Presented by: Shahram Khosrowpanah, Ph.D. 21 MAR 2019 SAME Guam Post 8 | MARCH2019

Joint Meeting Main Presenter: CAPT Daniel Turner, P.E., CEC, USN

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S.A.M.E. UPDATE

CONSTRUCTION NEWS BULLETIN

NAVFAC MILITARY CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM UPDATE

CAPT Daniel Turner, P.E., NAVFAC Marianas Commanding Officer, Joint Region Marianas Regional Engineer

KEY POINTS

Safety is a Priority Always Reduce Mishaps: ○ Increase Good Catch Reporting, Increase site visits, SAFE Program, Safety Training Compliance Environmental Considerations Contractor responsible for Environmental Compliance

Need experienced and qualified Env. Managers w/ local knowledge Keep activities with project boundaries (identified during NEPA, ESA Section 7 and NHPA Section 106 Additional requirements from EA/FONSI, EIS/ROD, Biological Opinion and/or Programmatic Agreement ○ Protective measures for sensitive cultural and natural resource areas ○ Biosecurity provisions ○ Hydrogeological assessments for sinkholes/ depressions. Munitions & Explosives of Concern (MEC) Explosive Safety Submission (ESS) ○ Required for all DoD projects or DoD property ground -intrusive activities ○ Amendment 7 pending More clearly defined policy/requirements

Some relief for previously disturbed areas

CNO Exemptions and Clarifications ○ E1-16B: Conditionally allows digging 36 inches below surface using 60mm precautions; creates soil management concern ○ E1-16C: Clarifies some soil management issues raised by E1-16B ○ Letter of Clarification: Not required to enforce safety buffers off ○ DoD property, but does requires data collection and planning ground-intrusive activities Base Operating Support Services (BOS) New BOS contract: Anticipate award in Q2 FY20 Existing BOS contract will expire in February 2019; 5th bridge contract will be awarded

CHALLENGES

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Construction Growth / Labor BOS Contract Transition / Growth Off-Guam Programs (Tinian, Australia, Palau) MEC Process Improvement Family Housing Replacement Program Industry Engagement / Partnership Existence & Completeness- Facilities Inventory Audit Financial System Transition (NWCF to GF) Cybersecurity

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Installation AAFB

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AAFB

AAFB

AAFB

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FY19 Q4

FY19 Q4

FY19 Q4

FY19 Q4

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Project Title

REPLACE ANDERSEN HOUSING PH I

REPLACE ANDERSEN HOUSING PH II

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AAFB

FY19 Q4

AAFB

FY20

DPRI WATER WELL FIELD

AAFB

FY20

APR - SATCOM C4I FACILITY

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FY20

PACAF MULTI PURPOSE HANGAR

AAFB

AAFB

FY20

FY20

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AAFB

FY20

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AAFB

FY21

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NBG

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UPGRADE TANK FARM

NBG

FY19 Q4

UNACCOMPANIED ENLISTED HOUSING

NBG (Fin)

FY20

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Palau

FY20

TACMOR UTILITIES & INFRASTRUCTURE SUPP

NBG

NBG (Fin) Tinian

FY20

FY20

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APR – CARGO PAD WITH TAXI EXTENSION

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H-280 P-270 P-295

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Fund

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FHN

$25-$100M

FHN

$25-$100M

MCON

$1-$25M

MCON

H-282

$25-$100M $1-$25M

MCAF

P-103

$25-$100M

MCON

P-83003 P-1366

$25-$100M

P-6002

$25-$100M

P-73010

$1-$25M

P-735

$100-$250M

J-023

$100-$250M

P-290

$25-$100M

FHN

MCAF

MCAF

MCAF

MCON

MCON GOJ

P-60600

$25-$100M

MCAF

P-640

$25-$100M

MCON

P-19S2 P-661 J-016

$1-$25M

$25-$100M

$100-$250M

J-030

$100-$250M

P-9030

$25-$100M

P-8127

$1-$25M

DLA

MCON GOJ GOJ

MCAF

MCAF

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EVENT SUMMARY

Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors Week

EALS Week Proclamation Signing

EALS Week: School Presentation Presenter: CDR Brian Bearden

EALS Week: School Presentation Presenter: CDR Brian Bearden

• Joint Membership Meeting

SAME Board Members with CAPT Turner and Senator Kelly Marsh (Taitano)

Joint Membership Meeting 250+ Attendees

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34 Presentations 10 high schools 1,466 students reached Thank you to our volunteers: ○ CDR Brian Bearden, PE ○ LtCol Frank Blaz ○ Nick Cmiel, PE ○ Pete Diaz, PE ○ CDR Brian Foster ○ Pyoyoon Hong, PhD ○ Shahram Khosrowpanah, PhD ○ James Kirk, PM ○ AJ Layson, PE ○ LCDR Christopher Linck ○ Jecelia Llegado, PE ○ CAPT Aaron Miley, PE ○ Joresa Ollet, EIT ○ Ujwalkumar Patil, PhD ○ Ken Rekdahl, PE ○ SAME UOG Student Chapter ○ Aaron Sutton, PE ○ Inna Wiese, AIA 250+ attendees

Typhoon Relief Fund Drive

To benefit the American Red Cross, Guam Chapter

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Donation: $10,000

Typhoon Relief Fund Drive: SAME Guam Post presents donation to American Red Cross, Guam Chapter

18 Volunteers

Joint membership Luncheon

18 FEB 2019

School Presentations

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Engineers, Architects, and Land Surveyors (EALS) Week Proclamation Signing Front, L-R: Pete Diaz, Acting Governor Joshua Tenorio, Senator Tina Muña Barnes, Senator Kelly Marsh (Taitano); Back, L-R: Loretta Cruz, Ilana Almquist, Aaron Burger, Inna Wiese, Bill Beery, Brent Wiese, Ken Rekdahl.

17-23 FEB 2019

Towards relief efforts for victims of 2018 typhoons in Guam and the CNMI. Thank you to our Donors! DZSP 21 SAME Guam Post AmOrient Engineering JMI Edison John Robertson Erickson Marble Pete Diaz

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INSIDER NEWS

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GCA TRADES ACADEMY TRAINING CENTER

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shop equipment shop equipment and tools. and Site tools. work includes Site work includes storm drainage stormsystem, drainage connection system, connection to water, to water, power andpower communication and communication utilities, moderate utilities, moderate grading, asphalt grading, paving asphalt for paving access roads for access roads and parking, andconcrete parking,curb-gutter-sidewalk, concrete curb-gutter-sidewalk, concrete wheel concrete stops, wheel traffic stops, andtraffic other and other signage, pavement signage, pavement marking, landscaping, marking, landscaping, fencing and fencing area lighting. and areaThe lighting. scopeThe of work scope of work is more accurately is more accurately and completely and completely described described in the Contract in thePlans Contract and Plans Specifications and Specifications that that will be provided will beto provided interested to interested parties. parties. At about this At about time next this year time we next should year we be able should be able to move into to move the new into GCA the new Trades GCA Academy Trades Academy Regional Training RegionalCenter. Training In Center. the meantime, In the meantime, interested interested contractorscontractors and materials and suppliers materials suppliers should be on should the look be onout theforlook Bidout Documents. for Bid Documents.

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with due recognition with due recognition for the material for theormaterial or implementation implementation of all finishoftrades. all finish Also, trades. Also, construction construction services they services provide. they provide. structural.structural. The f loor The to ceiling f loor height to ceiling allows height allows for a mezzanine for a mezzanine f loor in both f loor buildings. in both buildings. Space in the Space facility in the notfacility needednot forneeded training for training Building “B”, Building on the“B”, left on in the above left in the photo above photo will be leased will to beothers leasedwhich to others could which could will have awill mezzanine have a mezzanine f loor added f loor to half added of to half of include theinclude Guamthe Contractors Guam Contractors Association Association the building thefor building class rooms for class androoms shop space and shop space administrative administrative office, the office, Employers the Employers Council Council will have awill fullhave height a full ceiling. height Building ceiling.“A” Building “A” and others.and others. will have awill 2ndhave or mezzanine a 2nd or mezzanine f loor within f loor within the entire the perimeter entire perimeter walls of thewalls building. of the building. Financing Financing and Grant and Funding. Grant Funding. In parallelIn parallel The overall The f loor overall area fof loor thearea facility of the willfacility thus will thus with the planning with thedescribed planning above, described grant above, grantbe approximately be approximately 29,700 sf. 29,700 sf. in fitting-out work in fitting-out the facilitythe willfacility will funding has funding been sought has been to cover soughtalltoorcover a all or aThe work The include new include windows, new doors, windows, thermal/sound doors, thermal/sound portion of portion the cost.ofFocus the cost. has Focus been primarily has been primarily insulation,insulation, partitions partitions for office, classroom for office, classroom on an EDAonGrant an EDA fromGrant the U.S. fromDepartment the U.S. Department and shop plumbing, space, plumbing, air conditioning, air conditioning, of Commerce, of Commerce, Economic Economic Development Development and shop space, electric standby power,generator, standby generator, wiring, wiring, Administration. Administration. There haveThere been have manybeen many electric power, lighting outletsand for outlets office equipment for office equipment and and iterations of iterations the application of the application process with process withlighting and EDA sinceEDA 2015since with 2015 the grant withbeing the grant finally being finally approved in approved September in September 2016. With2016. that in With that in hand, it has hand, beenitpossible has been topossible identify to suitable identify suitable property and property enter into and negotiations enter into negotiations of the of the price. Within price. theWithin same time the same frame, time theframe, GCA the GCA Trades Academy Trades was Academy able towas arrange able toa loan arrange a loan from the Bank fromofthe Guam Bankfor of Guam bridge for financing bridge financing to be used to pending be usedreceipt pending of grant receiptfunding. of grant funding. Those funds Those werefunds used were to close used thetodeal closewith the deal with the seller ofthe theseller selected of the property selectedinproperty February, in February, making themaking Tradesthe Academy Trades the Academy owner the of the owner of the property. The property. first grant The first funding grant from funding EDAfrom EDA was received wasthis received month.this month. Grant funding Grantfrom funding EDAfrom is notEDA sufficient is not to sufficient to cover the total covercost the of total property cost ofacquisition, property acquisition, design anddesign construction. and construction. That is why That in-kind is why in-kind contributions contributions and cash contributions and cash contributions are are needed to needed cover the to cost cover ofthe thiscost facility of this facility that is vitalthat to the is vital betterment to the betterment of our Guam of our Guam construction construction industry. industry. Fitting-out Fitting-out the Training the Training Facility. Facility. Converting Converting two warehouses two warehouses into office,into office, classroom classroom and shop space and shop requires space requires

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that shapes families and communities; the principles that guide our decisions to distinguish between right and wrong. This month, our island celebrates the values in our CHamoru culture - among other things. Mes CHamoru is a time for Chamorros and people from Guam to learn more about, share in, and display their culture. According to Guampedia.com, CHamoru society celebrates and lives by certain values, which include selflessness (geftao), interconnectedness (inafa’maolek), shame (mamahlao), gifts/sharing (chenchule’), and respect (respetu). The thing with values and cultures is they share a lot with how businesses operate. They galvanize employees and management to put their best foot forward, so to speak. Just like how they aforementioned values have, so do the core values of Penn Air Group. In an environment that promotes and sustains collaboration throughout, according to their website, Penn Air Group has infused the values of “integrity, passion, and excellence” into their company culture. Billed as a “local company that performs highly technical Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Testing Adjusting and Balancing (TAB) Services”, Penn Air isn’t just nestled on

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our tiny slice of paradise. Their offices expand to another U.S. Territory, Puerto Rico, our neighbors to the north in Korea, and throughout numerous metropolises in the United States, including Las Vegas, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Virginia. Not bad for a company that started off in a “home office”. A lot of what Penn Air does is HVAC Test and Balance, Remediation, Infection Control, Industrial Hygiene, Kitchen Exhaust, and these indicate Penn Air’s cultivation and nurturing of federal, state, and local government politics, domestically and globally. They also demonstrate Penn Air’s commitment and professionalism to their communities. More than anything, Penn Air shares the value of reciprocity - inafa’maolek. They are consistently and constantly striving to make their services better in whichever community they are working. According to Tony Luces, “the company hires and provides training to local individuals who are willing to grow and learn.” Though they have only been on island for just under two decades, their work can be seen throughout the Pacific as well. Whether it’s a barracks or in hangars for military facilities, or in civilian areas like Cars Plus, Coast 360, the Guam Fiesta Hotel, Astumbo Middle School, Okkodo High School, or even the District Court of Guam - their portfolio is expansive and impressive.

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Luces cites the Guam Regional Medical City as their “most challenging” yet most memorable project. Overall, the project included the cohesive and synergized coordination among many players, including mechanical contractors, controls technicians, engineers, commissioning authorities, and the hospital itself. With that many hands in the works, sounds like an amazing group project! Right now, Penn Air is working on making existing HVAC systems more efficient. Luces added, “Our hands-on approach provides an independently tested and fully commissioned facility that will work efficiently for many years - minimizing long-term problems and maintenance costs over the life of the building.” Their products and services can also allow for lower operational costs according to Luces. All this “without compromising design intent, indoor air quality or occupant comfort.” Their work goes beyond efficiency, but also in testings and certifications in HVAC Air and Hydronic Test and Balance Sound and Vibration, air duct pressure, Joint Commission HVAC, Cooling Tower Thermal Performance, Pressure mapping, and tune-ups for energy conservation. Interestingly enough, in such a broad vocation, Guam is in need of engineers. Luces said, “The island is in need of these skills so we do not need to go off-island for this expertise.” He continued, “As technology advances, we are in need of engineers who will design, construct, maintain and advance our local standard of living.” 30 years ago, there was a pre-Engineering program at the University of Guam. According to UOG’s website, that program allowed students to enter as “juniors into any four-year engineering school accredited by ABET.” ABET stands for the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology. Ten years ago,

then-President of the University, Dr. Robert Underwood talked about having a four-year program at UOG itself, especially with the increased demand from public and private sectors. According to a release from the University, the four-year civil engineering degree will begin this coming Fanuchånan (Fall) 2019 semester. When asked about the program, Luces stated, “This is a program that is long overdue for our island.” He continued, “After graduating from high school, my intention was to stay and obtain a professional degree.” He added how because of the limited degrees available on the island in the 80s, he resorted to moving to the mainland to get his education because “my ambition...was to be an engineer.” If you think about it, the ancestors of the people of Guam were some of greatest innovators and engineers of their time. They mapped out their trade and migration paths with the stars. They created their galaides out of the sustainable and renewable resources. Surely, they experienced some intense heat, but they were also knowledgeable about adapting and practicing resilience. Though HVAC and Pacific culture might not seem to be connected, it is in looking at the values of moving forward, efficiency, and interconnectedness that we find similarities. This month, in addition to celebrating the vibrant culture of the CHamoru people, we celebrate the diverse, efficient, and sustainable legacy they left behind, and Penn Air Group and their dedication to our island community.

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SMALL BIZ NOTES NAVFAC Marianas awarded about $75.8M in contracts from October 2018 through February 2019 on which Small Business (SB) concerns may participate as prime or subcontractors. Of that amount, $39M was awarded to SB concerns to provide a variety of products and services. Socio-economic breakdown of the SB awards are: -

$30.1M - Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) $28.4M - HUBZone Small Business (HZSB) $ 3.9M - Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) $ 2.9M - Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

The sum of the figures above exceed the overall SB awards of $39M because some SB concerns fit multiple socioeconomic categories; for example SDVOSB, HZ, and SDB. Significant SB awards in February:

• Landscape Management Systems Inc. was awarded about $631K in additional funding for the 4th option year of their contract to provide grounds maintenance and tree trimming services at Naval Base Guam and Andersen AFB. • Wolf Creek Federal Services, Inc. was awarded about $1M for the removal and abatement of asbestos and lead-based apaint at Andersen AFB. • Pacific Unlimited Inc. was awarded about $106K to provide additional wood and tire collection and disposal services on Naval Base Guam. Source: Federal Procurement Data System – Next Generation (FPDS-NG)

DID YOU KNOW? The Guam Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides services needed to ensure Guam Small Businesses are competitive in the local and federal marketplace. Visit their site at http://www.guamptac.com/index.php to learn about upcoming workshops that will help you become more competitive in government procurements. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides high quality training and one-on-one confidential counseling to existing and prospective small businesses. Visit their site at http://www.pacificsbdc.com/ to learn about services and resources that will help you grow your business. All Small Mentor-Protégé Program The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 and the FY2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) provided authority for the Small Business Administration to establish mentor-protégé programs for all small business concerns. Subsequently, the SBA created a single, all-inclusive mentor-protégé program to develop strong protégé firms who could successfully compete for government contracts. Through the All Small Mentor- Protégé Program, small businesses (protégé firms) may obtain any, or all, of the following: • Management and Technical Assistance - Internal business management systems; accounting processes; marketing and business/strategic planning assistance; technology transfers; and manufacturing assistance. • Financial Assistance - In the form of equity investments and/or loans; and bonding. • Contracting Assistance - Contracting processes; capabilities; acquisitions; and performance. • Trade Education - International Trade business and strategic planning; finding markets; and learning how to export. • Business Development Assistance - Strategy; and identifying contracting and partnership opportunities. • General and/or Administrative Assistance - Business processes and support; human resource sharing; security clearance support; and capacity building.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT The Guam SBDC and Guam PTAC supported a "SeaPort-Next Generation (NxG) Industry Day" event on February 27, 2019 at the University of Guam. Mr. Al Yanger, President of Galaide Professional Services, Inc. (GPSI), provided an overview of the U.S. Navy’s Seaport NxG multiple award contract (MAC). Work under this contract covers engineering support services and program management support services. GPSI is one of the contractors eligible to bid in this contract vehicle that is estimated to award approximately $5 billion annually over the next 10 years.

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The GCA Small Business Committee supports small business members of the association to ensure their voices are heard and needs are met within GCA capabilities. Do you have an issue or concern that we might be able to assist with? Do you have an idea or suggestion that may benefit our small business community? Help us help you by joining us at our monthly meetings or contact: Dave Hayner (Chair) 989-0941 dhayner@relyantglobal.com Jessica Barrett (Co-Chair) 734-5246 swat@guam.net Gerardine Mendiola (Co-Chair) 647-2895 gmendiola@guamptac.com Our next meeting is on Tuesday, March 26th, 11:30 AM at the GCA conference room 202. Please RSVP with Elaine Gogue. Her email address is elaine.gogue@guamcontractors.org

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Please spread the word to all local, small businesses. Workshops run from 9am-10am at the University of Guam in the Jesus and Eugenia Leon Guerrero Business and Public Administration Building, Margarita Duenas Perez & Jaime Felipe Tuquero IT&E Lecture Hall, 261 (unless otherwise specified)

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SAFE TYPHOON CLEAN-UP OPERATIONS TRAINING

UCSD OSHA Training Institute, Stephanie Spann, Associate Director, Stephanie Macgilfrey, Program Director and Julia Dunlap, Director of Business, Legal and Safety Programs and Instructors, Van Howell, Robert Fernandez, Russ Barringer and Dan Mooney, provided training on Disaster Response and Preparedness Training series designed to keep you safe in responding to natural disasters and catastrophic storms. We had a total of close to 200 attendees from all industries and the community. Training provided focused on safe operations during typhoon clean-up operations, topics included Caught-in/Struck by hazards on trenches/excavations and heavy equipment; Flagger Safety, Electrical/electrocution hazards, Fall protection, and, Demolition hazards, Health and Hygiene Hazards focused on water contamination, animal/insect bites, chemical/biological, mold hazards, with a prevention through hygiene practices and respiratory protection. This training was at no charge under the Susan Harwood Grant: SH-05076-SH8

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NOT JUST YOUR DAD’S JOB 3 REASONS FOR WOMEN TO GO INTO CONSTRUCTION By Kelsey Zibell It is no secret that the construction industry is experiencing a labor shortage. With companies looking to hire and few professionals to choose from, the industry has begun to look to underrepresented groups. Companies are searching for professionals with certifications and refined skills; strength is no longer required to be a good worker. With training and education, women are just as qualified as men. With companies looking to increase and diversify their workforce, women need to consider joining the industry. Not convinced? Here are three reasons why you should pursue a career in the construction industry.

1. You can do it! (and by ‘it’ I mean whatever you want) The construction industry has traditionally been thought of as a man’s job. The field used to require strength and risk with nearly every job in the field. Traditionally, men would fill these roles. However, women are increasingly joining the field as technology and progress favors a skilled worker over a strong one. Skills, training and credentials are now some of the most important attributes in a skilled worker. If a woman has been properly trained and certified, she is qualified for the job. Don’t want to work in the field? That’s cool too! There are numerous jobs and sectors in the construction industry. Women are currently working in human resources, education, marketing and leadership positions. “It’s as diverse as any other industry,” Katrina Kersch, chief operations officer of NCCER, said. “Construction has an entrepreneurial vibe to it. It feels like you’re not constrained by a formal education or who you know. It’s all about what you’re willing to do for yourself.” Currently, the construction industry is only 9.1 percent women. However, women are expected to make up about 25 percent of the industry by 2020, with increases in every sector. Women currently make up only 1 percent of on-site laborers. Though this number is low, the industry is looking to train and educate women to join the field at a much higher rate. With few women on-site, other sectors of the 24 | MARCH2019

construction industry host more women. Currently, 31 percent of professional and management positions are held by women and 45 percent of sales and office positions are held by women. With opportunities for advancement, a wide array of job possibilities and a surplus of jobs, pursuing a career in construction just makes sense.

2. Competitive and Equal Pay The pay gap between what women and men make is a very real barrier that keeps women from advancing in any career. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that on average, women make 80 cents for every dollar a man makes nationally. Lucky for those in the construction industry, women make nearly 96 cents to a man’s dollar. The industry is looking to close the discrimination gap between women and men as they narrow the gap in pay. The construction industry values high performance, efficiency and safety. With an emphasis on performance skills, gender rarely decides how much someone gets paid. In addition to receiving equal pay, craft professionals may see an increase in starting base-pay as companies look to combat the labor shortage. According to a survey from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Safe Construction and Real Estate, 79 percent of construction companies plan to hire more professionals to meet growing demand for construction projects. Of these companies, six out of 10 www.guamcontractors.org

reported that they have increased base-pay rates to attract workers. With the industry looking to hire more women, there is an abundance of positions open to women with competitive pay equal to their male counterparts. The jobs are there, women just need to fill them.

3. They are looking for you As companies continue to look for workers, they will be paying attention to skilled, trained women. According to information from AGC, if the number of women in the field doubled, the industry would nearly eliminate the labor shortage. Of the 79 percent of companies looking to hire more workers, 78 percent of companies reported having a hard time filling these positions. In fact, employee shortages were listed as a top concern for construction companies. With the knowledge that the industry needs more workers and that women can provide skilled and valuable labor, companies are increasingly looking to train and hire women into the field. AGC has stated that it is committed to attracting more women to the construction industry, according to Curbed. The association looks to increase awareness and has lobbied to increase funding for technical training for young girls. Women are the key to ending the labor shortage and you can be a part of that shift. Make your plan to join the industry today. Like Us On Facebook


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ABC Asks President Trump to Rescind Obama’s Pro-PLA Policy In a Feb. 21 letter, ABC asked President Trump to eliminate an Obama administration executive order encouraging the use of government-mandated project labor agreements on large-scale federal construction projects because it “stands in the way of creating career paths into the construction industry for many merit shop craft professionals.” ABC member companies annually invest an estimated $1.1 billion to build a construction workforce that is safe, skilled and productive using f lexible, competency-based and market-driven education methodologies. This all-of-the-above approach to workforce development has produced a network of ABC chapter and affiliated training centers in 1,400 locations across the country that offer more than 800 apprenticeship, craft, safety and management education programs—including more than 300 U.S. Department of Labor Registered

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Apprenticeship programs for 20 different occupations—to build the people who build America. However, according to the letter, government-mandated PLAs prevent participants in merit shop workforce development programs from obtaining high-paying jobs on taxpayer-funded projects and deny opportunities to the 87.2 percent of the U.S. construction industry workforce that chooses not to join a union. ABC and industry groups have repeatedly asked President Trump to rescind President Obama’s Executive Order 13502, which allows state and local recipients of federal dollars to mandate PLAs and encourages federal agencies to require PLAs on federal contracts to build projects of $25 million or more on a case-by-case basis. ABC and the coalition have advocated to replace the Obama-era policy with Executive Orders 13202 and 13208, which would

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prohibit PLAs from being required on federal and federally assisted construction projects, respectively. Two dozen states have enacted fair and open competition legislation that welcomes all contractors to bid on construction projects. Rescinding the pro-PLA Obama policy and implementing a new policy that welcomes all Americans to build taxpayer-funded construction projects “remains one of ABC’s top priorities, especially as previous and new Democrat governors and legislatures promote PLA mandates on federally assisted and state public works projects” across the country, according to the letter. “Cutting this costly regulation and creating a new win-win policy will protect taxpayers, spur economic growth, maintain robust construction industry career pipelines and allow all Americans to compete to rebuild America.”

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PACIFIC ISLANDS SBDC RECEIVES ACCREDITATION RENEWAL UNTIL 2023 The Pacific Islands Small Business Development Center Network (PISBDCN) at the University of Guam received a renewal of its accreditation until December 2023. The network oversees six individual SBDC offices throughout Micronesia, and every five years, it undergoes a review that determines if it is meeting the standards and requirements set by the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) and America’s Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC). “We must be accredited or else we risk losing our membership with ASBDC and partnership with SBA,” said Denise M. Mendiola, who serves as the PISBDCN

acting network director and the Guam SBDC director. “Accreditation ensures that we are operating efficiently and effectively within the standards they set.” In October 2018, an accreditation team consisting of other SBDCs contracted by the SBA conducted a site visit and interviewed the PISBDCN staff and advisory board members as well as the center’s host, sponsors, and clients to assess the program.     The accreditation process also reviews how PISBDCN can improve its services.   “The SBA has given us new goals to achieve this year. Right now we’re focusing on food security and the Micronesia

Regional Trade Program — a five-year project to encourage regional trade and international export,” Mendiola said.   The PISBDCN exists to support the growth and economic development of the U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands in the Western Pacific region by providing training and free business counseling to existing and prospective small businesses. Under the umbrella of the Network lead center are service centers in Guam, Yap, Chuuk, Kosrae, the Northern Mariana Islands, and Palau. PISBDCN is part of the ASBDC network with 1,000 SBDCs within 63 networks across the United States and its territories.

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7

Automotive Mechanic

Other Non-Construction Occupations

GUAM DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Alien Labor Processing Certification Division

10 736

5

5

18 0 23 20 0 28

Sheetmetal Worker Heavy Equip. Operator Electrician Camp Cook Welder Total Common Const.

778

754

Total H-2B Employers

Total U.S. Workers Grand Total H-2B Workers

0

100

200

300

400

500

600

700

800

900

Total U.S. Workers

Grand Total H2B Workers

US Workers vs. H-2B

4 11

1000

7

Construction

754 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 726

Non-Construction

Employers By Industry

Philippines Korea Japan Kiribati United Kingdom Australia Italy Peru Thailand Other Total by Nationality

Workers by Nationality

726

12

Structural Steelworker

214

291

120

Plumber

Reinforcing Metalworker

Carpenter

Cement Mason

Common Construction Occupations

MONTH ENDING: February2019

Korea Thailand 0.00% 0.00%

1.65%

2.48%

0.00%

3.17%

29.48%

2.75%

0.00%

Other 0.00%

Peru 0.00%

Prepared By: Carina Raguindin Contact information: Greg Massey, ALPCD Administrator P.O. Box 9970 Tamuning, Guam 96931 (671)475-8005/8003

Welder

Camp Cook

Heavy Equip. Operator Electrician

Sheetmetal Worker

Reinforcing Metalworker Structural Steelworker Plumber

Carpenter

Cement Mason

Other

Thailand

Peru

Italy

Australia

United Kingdom

Kiribati

Japan

Korea

Philippines

United Kingdom 0.00%

Kiribati 0.00%

16.53%

40.08%

3.86%

Common Construction Occupations

Philippines 100.00%

Japan 0.00%

Australia 0.00%

Italy 0.00%

H-2B Population by Nationality

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GOAL

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