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EHSI Joins SDVOSB Design Build Firm Spees LLC in All Small Mentor-Protégé Program

EHSI is excited to announce that we have entered the Mentor-Protégé Program with Spees, LLC a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOSB). EHSI will be the mentor and offer Spees LLC our protégé technical assistance, contracting assistance, business development assistance, and management guidance as Spees LLC grows and expands their business into the federal market. The SBA has approved the Mentor-Protégé Agreement and accepted the firms into the All Small Mentor-Protégé Program (ASMPP). The two firms will be operating as Spees-EHSI JV LLC. We look forward to a successful relationship between the firms.

Spees LLC is a design build construction and engineering company. The firm has managed construction projects for the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in various locations and was recently awarded two VA VISN 21 SDVOSB Indefinite Delivery and Indefinite Quantity (IDIQs) contracts one for Master Planning and the other for Design.

Spees LLC founder Ray Spees is a native of the Pacific Northwest with a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Washington. Ray is a certified professional engineer and active member of the Society of Military Engineers (SAME). During his time in the military Ray was a Sargent in the US Army where he supervised over $26M in development projects across five districts in Afghanistan.

How Remote Can We Go? Quinhagak, Alaska!

How remote can we get for our projects? One of our most recent hazardous materials surveys was for an old school building site in Quinhagak, Alaska which is approximately a mile from the Kuskokwim Bay of the Bering Sea.

In addition to Quinhagak, EHSI has worked on a number of projects throughout Alaska including: Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Dutch Harbor, Tok Junction, Cooper Center, Dillingham, Eagle River, Fairbanks, Homer, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Nome, Prudhoe, Seward, Sitka, Soldotna, Unalaska, Valdez, Wasilla, and Yakutat. Services provided have included hazardous materials management, indoor air quality testing, underground storage tank assessments and closures, Voluntary Cleanup Program support, and soil vapor extraction well removal.

Remote Village of Quinhagak, Alaska

USACE Omaha $2 Million Hangar Abatement Project Begins

We had a kickoff meeting for our $2 million project with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Omaha District to abate heavy metal dust at a hangar at Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota. After several months of planning and getting security clearances we are finally ready to begin the abatement work. Our first crew is going to start mobilization this week.

Kickoff Meeting for Grand Forks AFB Hangar Abatement