Location: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Jordan, Egypt, Kuwait, Northern Africa, and Southwest Asia
Through a series of task orders for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, Michael Baker International has been providing architectural and engineering services for military construction and infrastructure projects throughout the Middle East theater of operations. Assignments have addressed virtually any type of need, from providing additional personnel to supplement the client's staffing resources to serving as designer of record for the construction of numerous state-of-the art military structures. Work also has involved supporting special programs, such as addressing the initiatives of sponsors under the client's Host Nation Program, which includes infrastructure improvements for countries within the client's area of responsibility (AOR).
Michael Baker's services have addressed the spectrum of facilities planning and design needs. Assignments to date include coordinating design charrettes; preparing facility planning and programming reports; performing design reviews; developing design-build request-for-proposal documents; preparing final design-bid-build documents; conducting value engineering studies; developing site-adaptable designs for training centers and prototypical designs for national law enforcement facilities; developing designs for aviation-related projects, including an aircraft maintenance hangar and a medevac ramp expansion; performing site/civil design, surveying, topographic mapping, and geotechnical engineering; and developing construction cost estimates. Michael Baker has also provided rapid response in contingency/challenging environments on U.S. CENTCOM MILCON Projects throughout the AOR on Host Nation Military Projects in Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia, and on U.S. State Department Projects in Tajikistan.