Prism is Soliciting Certified MBE firms for Anne Arundel Project

Prism Contractors & Engineers, Inc. is soliciting subcontractor and supplier participation to bid on the project listed below. We encourage participation from minority-owned, women-owned or otherwise small, disadvantaged enterprises.

MANHOLE FRAME & COVER REPLACEMENTS PHASE 18
Bid Date: June 26th, 2018, 1:30 PM
Quotes Due: June 25th, 2018, 5:00 PM
Location: Anne Arundel County, MD
Pre-Bid: N/A
Chief Estimator: Michelle Krewinghaus, 757-874-5670, mkrewinghaus@prismce.com
Scope of Work:
Replacement of frames and covers on 218 sewer manholes and replacement of covers only on 173 sewer manholes in Annapolis, Arnold, Crofton, Churchton, and Deale.

Cycling Without Age brings the beauty of the bike back to seniors

Join us at Billsburg Brewery tonight for the public launch of Cycling Without Age – Williamsburg, VA! We’ll be hanging out from 5-9 PM. Come have a drink and check out Williamsburg’s first trishaw bike. A portion of proceeds from Billsburg Brewery’s sales will be donated to CWA-W.

Prism is a proud sponsor of Cycling Without Age – Williamsburg.

iMPREG LLC, Electro Scan Inc., and BB&T Insurance Services Join AutumnFest

Prism is pleased to announce iMPREG LLC, Electro Scan Inc., and BB&T Insurance Services have signed on to sponsor AutumnFest.

We are thrilled to have Electro Scan and BB&T Insurance Services back and to add IMPREG LLC to the fold!

iMPREG is one of the world’s leading providers of pipe liner systems for trenchless pipe rehabilitation. iMPREG products are some of the highest-quality and most energy-efficient liner systems on the market. iMPREG customers include the best-known national and international companies in the industry.

Designed and manufactured in compliance with the ASTM F2550-13 Electro Scan’s sewer and water leak detection products represent a new framework for condition assessment and evaluation; integrated to our CriticalSewer® and CriticalH2O® cloud applications that are revolutionizing how you collect and prioritize your data for repair & rehabilitation projects.

Whether you need commercial, contract or subdivision bonds, BB&T Insurance Services can help. BB&T Insurance Services use state-of-the-art software and a vast network of brokers to maximize your surety credit and simplify the bonding process.

The AutumnFest Hotel Block is Now Available!

Prism has a negotiated rate with Courtyard by Marriott Williamsburg for $99 per night.

Courtyard by Marriott Williamsburg
Courtyard Williamsburg Busch Gardens Area
470 McLaws Cir, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Reservations for the group rate must be made prior to August 28, 2018. To reserve a room at the group rate call 1-800-321-2211 and reference the Prism Contractors and Engineers Room Block or book online here.

Tenney, Rynders and Edwards Receive (AMP™) Accurate Mapping Probe Pipeline Mapping System Certification

Director of Operations, Aaron Tenney and Engineers, John Rynders and Zach Edwards completed the (AMP™) Accurate Mapping Probe Pipeline Mapping System Training Program facilitated by CUES Mapping Services.

The CUES Accurate Mapping Probe (AMP™) provides precise and efficient 3D location of any underground pipeline asset quickly and easily, including wastewater, utilities and directional drilled lines. AMP’s accurate data can be used for as-built drawing verification and defect locating including pipe sags, misaligned joints, horizontal and vertical design problems and hydraulic modeling. The system includes interchangeable wheel sets allowing AMP™ a wide operational range from 3” in diameter to 58” in any and all pipe materials including VCP, iron, plastic and concrete. Visit the CUES Mapping Services website to learn more about the AMP

  • Use AMP™ for precise location of your underground pipeline assets for proactive sewer repair and replacement
  • Identify the critical problems, such as inclination, sags, bends, etc. in your wastewater system
  • The CUES AMP™ data can be used with your centralized system of record keeping and be accessible to all decision makers to assure proper defensible spending
  • Identify short and long term concerns to be considered in future CIP and O&M budgets
  • Integration of exact positional location with CCTV-identified anomalies and CUES asset-based Granite XP™ decision support software allowing for accurate and cost-effective spot repairs
  • Use data for as-built drawings and confirm that installations meet location specifications
  • Project-specific custom carriers available upon request

NASSCO ITCP Class in Williamsburg, VA

ITCP – Cured In Place Pipe Class

When: Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM & Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Williamsburg, VA

Cost: $1050 for non-members and $950 for NASSCO members

Trainer: David A. Reaves, P.E., L.S., 757-874-5670, dreaves@prismce.com

Course Description: NASSCO’s Inspector Training and Certification Program (ITCP) is a standard national training and certification program that provides field construction professionals (i.e. consulting and municipal engineers, contractors) with comprehensive learning and tools to understand and inspect trenchless pipeline renewal technology.

Attendees who successfully complete the training will receive 1.35 Continuing Education Units and a certificate. They will also get a copy of the Trenchless Assessment Guide for Rehabilitation (TAG-R), an interactive software program that will allow the engineer and inspector to select applicable technologies for different project conditions.

Course Content:
Chapter 1 – Existing Pipe Defects and How They Affect CIPP Installations
Chapter 2 – Overview of the CIPP Technology
Chapter 3 – The Field Installation of Cure-In-Place Pipe (CIPP)
Chapter 4 – Writing and Understanding Performance Specications for CIPP
Chapter 5 – Pipeline Renewal Technologies and Their Applications

Register: here or call 757-874-5670

Trainer Bio: David Reaves is a two-time graduate of Old Dominion University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering (1992) and a Master of Science Degree (1994) with a concentration in Engineering Management. David is a certified trainer for NASSCO and can teach classes for Pipeline Assessment Certification (PACP), Lateral Certification Assessment (LACP), Manhole Certification Assessment (MACP), and Inspector Training and Certification (ITCP) for Trenchless Rehabilitation. David also teaches classes at the college level for civil engineering as time allows and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

David has twenty-seven (27) years of sanitary sewer related experience. David started his career as the Regional Wastewater Commodity Manager for the Navy in the Hampton Roads area. After five (5) years and over 50 million dollars worth of completed construction, David took a job as Wastewater Operations Manager for the City of Hampton. Over the course of the next five (5) years, David doubled the number of people and the budget for sanitary sewer repairs while doing all work in-house at rates less than or comparable to contractors. David managed a sanitary sewer system that generated over 10 million gallons per day from 150,000 residents. As owner of Prism Contractors & Engineers, Inc., David has successfully managed the cleaning and television inspection of over 3 million feet of sanitary sewer pipe.

NOW HIRING: Boiler Operator

Prism Contractors & Engineers, Inc. is seeking an experienced Boiler Operator for CIPP Lining.

Prism Contractors & Engineers, Inc. is a leading provider of cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) and other technologies and services for the rehabilitation of pipeline systems. Prism’s technologies allow its customers to avoid the extraordinary expense and extreme disruption that can result from traditional “dig and replace” methods.

  • The Boiler Operator will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the boiler/boiler truck used for various pipe lining installation methods.
  • Identify the proper curing method for each project and follow the appropriate curing schedule.
  • Learn the products, processes, safety procedures, installation techniques and use of equipment.
  • Drive various vehicles (pickups to tractor-trailer rigs) to haul crews and equipment.
  • Perform all work safely and effectively while operating the boiler unit.
  • Ensure proper handling of all materials.
  • Other tasks, as assigned.

 Physical Requirements:

  • Walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, crouch, bend, reach, kneel, crawl and stretch
  • Use of hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear without visual cues.
  • Ability to lift, push and pull up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to wear respirator and body harness while entering confined spaces.

 Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Class A or B CDL with ability to obtain Hazmat preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience working in an outdoor construction environment, preferably with CIPP or water or sewer utilities.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to travel.
  • Ability to work overtime, nights, and weekends based on business needs.
  • Must have clean driving record.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a drug test.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to listen and comprehend instructions accurately to learn the products, processes, safety procedures, installation techniques and equipment use.
  • Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

Benefits:

Signing bonus for direct experience; moving expense assistance; competitive salary based on experience, medical and dental insurance, 401k, paid personal and vacation time, paid holidays, training opportunities

Prism Contractors & Engineers, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants based on race, color, creed, ancestry, religion, orientation, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, handicap or veteran status.

Apply Here!