OC and PSNS & IMF win national award for apprenticeship partnership

News Release – For Immediate Release NEW ORLEANS – Olympic College and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) won the American Association of Community College’s Outstanding Outstanding College/Corporate Partnership Award, announced yesterday, April 24. Partnerships between community colleges and industry are vital to preparing a skilled workforce. Olympic College and PSNS & IMF collaborated on training programs that have raised the skill […] Read more »

Navy yard, bases not greatly affected by hiring freeze

Ed Friedrich, Kitsap Sun , KING BREMERTON, Wash. — President Trump’s federal hiring freeze has not burdened the Kitsap Navy. Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, after a pause, went right back to hiring, and hasn’t caught up to other programs. The freeze was imposed on Jan. 23 for roughly 90 days for the Office of Management and Budget and Office of Personnel Management to develop a […] Read more »

OC recognized for apprentice program at PSNS

Chris Henry , christina.henry@kitsapsun.com  – The Kitsap Sun BREMERTON — Olympic College is a finalist for a national award in recognition of its partnership with Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, the college announced Wednesday. The American Association of Community Colleges singled out OC for its longstanding collaboration with PSNS on apprenticeship and helper training programs. In 2015-16 there were 811 apprentices, representing 24 […] Read more »

Biz Opps include training services, planning, marketing & PR, architecture, engineering and more

N0040617T0106 Leadership Training Services (PSNS/IMF) – Woman Owned Small Business Set Aside – Solicitation will be issued on/about Nov 16, 2016 with closing on/about Nov. 30. Thurston County – RFP for Solid Waste Facilities Condition Assessments and Capital Planning (see PDF) Washington Dairy Products Commission is soliciting proposals from qualified vendors to provide full-service marketing, public relations, research and media buying services. Closes 12/12/16.  Login […] Read more »

Biz Opps: Y–Manhole / Portal Crane Structural Repairs and Steam Line Replacement

Synopsis: Added: Aug 24, 2016 2:50 pm Solicitation Number: N4425517MKTG1 Notice Type: Sources Sought Posted Date: August 24, 2016 Response Date:September 13, 2016 Classification Code:Y — Construction of structures and facilities NAICS Code: 237 — Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction/237130 — Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction The project will be located at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA. This is a Sources […] Read more »

Shipyard flush with workers, but experience hard to find

By Ed Friedrich of the Kitsap Sun Some 4,000 hopefuls flood usajobs.gov with resumés whenever Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility announces “helper” opportunities. If only candidates for higher-level jobs were so plentiful. The shipyard workforce has spiked with the influx of the trainees, from 10,898 at the beginning of 2014 to 13,428 in March, a 23 percent increase. The Navy advertised for […] Read more »

Biz Opps: P-401 Regional Ship Maintenance Facility, NBK Bangor, WA

Solicitation # N44255-16-R-7003 https://www.neco.navy.mil/biz_ops/search_frame.aspx?hkey=159355161   NOTE: the deadline is being extended to 5/5. This project is a Firm-Fixed Price Design-Bid-Build Construction Contract for the construction of P-401 Regional Ship Maintenance Support Facility at Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, Silverdale, WA. This project will involve construction of a 20,000 square foot low-rise, steel-framed, blast-hardened regional ship maintenance facility. Building features include reinforced architectural cast-in-place concrete walls, a […] Read more »

Biz Opps: Preservation USS Stennis CVN 74 PIA

Solicitation Number:  N4523A-16-R-0005 Notice Type:   Presolicitation Synopsis:   Added: Jan 12, 2016 4:24 pm The Northwest Regional Maintenance Center (NWRMC), Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF), Industry Management Department, Code 441 has a requirement to provide preservation and associated structural requirements for USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74) FY-16 PIA aircraft carrier maintenance availability. The contractor shall furnish the necessary management, […] Read more »

Funding approved for Naval Base Kitsap projects

By Associated Press  BREMERTON — More than $90 million has been approved for multiple improvement projects at Naval Base Kitsap. The Kitsap Sun reports that the funding is part of more than $1 trillion approved by Congress on Friday in the military construction budget. Under the legislation, $47 million will go toward a land-water interface and a 20,000-square-foot ship maintenance support facility at Bangor. In […] Read more »

UPDATED INFORMATION: DLA, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) -Meet & Greet with Industry Day

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) -DLA Meet N Greet with Industry Day NEW DATE: Thursday, 31 March 2016 from 8:30am – 3:30pm Respond by date extended: Feb 15, 2016 4:00 pm Pacific Click here for FedBizOpps posting Purpose: DLA/PME will be hosting a Meet N Greet with Industry event to introduce itself as a Government procurement organization to large and small businesses […] Read more »