Projects

Executive Summary

Veterans Communication Services, Inc. (VetComm) offers the following examples of successful accomplishments and ongoing activities by which services were and are provided on varying projects.  These examples also demonstrate VetComm’s ability to collaborate and team with partners to deliver advanced network solutions with complex scopes of work.

Past Projects

US Army Reserve Complex/ USARC G-6

Location of Project:  Grand Prairie, TX
Project Type:  Full IT Modernization (OSP construction, Electrical, Structured Cabling, WLAN)

Scope of Work:

Performed complete IT Modernization for US Army Reserve Complex Grand Prairie, TX. VetComm placed all new substructure with wire-mesh innerduct system per I3A and Army Reserve standards. VetComm installed approx. 10-miles of 4″ conduit through-out complex with new Fiber Backbone. VetComm upgraded all complex buildings infrastructure with new Cat 6 Structured Cabling system per I3A standarnds. All grounding and bonding per I3A standards certifiying all metallic bonding at 3-Ohms or less. All electrical systems upgraded to I3A standards providing dedicated circuits for all racks and cabinets for each ER and TR, TER. Work consisted of carefully scheduled cutovers. Upon all each building cutover, VetComm provided skilled labor to carfully remove all abandond infrastructure post installation and building cutover.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.):  Subcontractor

Project Value:  $2.4-Million
Period of Performance:  12/14 – 3/16

Department of the Interior

Location of Project:  Washington, DC
Project Type: WLAN, Fiber Backbone Upgrade

Scope of Work:

Through a partnership with Verizon Business, VetComm performed a design-build of an Aruba deployment of over 350+ Access Points for Department of the Interior (DOI) in Washington, DC. Our Goal was to provide 75% or better coverage for the entire Main Interior Building (MIB). VetComm self-performed the deployment of all configuration, implementation, and installation of the entire system. VetComm configured (20) Cisco 3500 series POE switches, Aruba controllers, Clearpass Server, and Infoblox appliance for DHCP. Installation also included Wireless Intrusion Device (WID) Deployment for added security measures to monitor rogue devices that can be a potential threat to the secured network. VetComm also installed a new fiber backbone between all IDF’s to the MDF via OM4 10GB fiber. Included was a redundant system for a secure failover recovery system that mirrored the head-end equipment as this deployment was setup to act as the main hub for all DOI locations across the nation. All guest access and secured credentials was established and Engineered with collaborated efforts of Aruba, and Verizon Engineers; as maintenance was handed off to Verizon NOC for 24-hour system monitoring. VetComm performed the installation in a high-profile, historical government building requiring intense and careful installation to help maintain the historical value and integrity of the building. VetComm confirmed a successful deployment through final heat-mapping on Fluke Airwave software to ensure proper coverage. Our goal was to provide 75% or better coverage. The end resulted in providing the government with an overall coverage of 93%.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.): Subcontractor

Project Value: $256,000.00
Period of Performance: 12/14 – 3/15

Department of Motor Vehicles

Location of Project:  Southern California
Project Type: CCTV Maintenance

Scope of Work:

VetComm performs Quarterly and Monthly Services for All southern California region DMV offices. Duties include include cleaning, adjusting, and replacement of faulty equipment as needed. Services also includes emergency repairs and dispatching as needed.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.): Prime contractor

Project Value: $237,000.00/year
Period of Performance: 6/14 – Present

Omnitrans

Location of Project:  San Bernardino, CA
Project Type: VoIP Paging, Electrical

Scope of Work:

Vetcomm performed a design-build of a complete Paging upgrade for all 3 Omnitrans facilities. Installed 277 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) speakers through-out the 3 facilities. All electrical placed by VetComm for new IDF Cabinets and UPS system provided and installed by VetComm. Integrated VoIP system onto existing Shortel VoIP phone system. Provide and install Class 3 PoE switches and power injectors as needed. All speakers installed 100% in conduit provided and installed by VetComm. Perform necessary Electrical panel upgrades as required by system. Establish VLAN network and QoS for network application of system. Provide, install, and integrate Signaling beacon system for all facilities. Work in Hazardous areas requiring permitting and specially trained technicians. Host Weekly meetings per Project Management requirements in IFB. All work completed ontime and on budget without liquidated damages.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.): Prime contractor

Project Value: $375,000.00
Period of Performance: 2/13 – 10/13

Army National Guard

Location of Project:  Long Beach, CA
Project Type: Electrical Upgrade

Scope of Work:

Vetcomm performed a complete Electrical upgrade for the Army National Guard. Replaced all lighting, dimer switches, and panels. Coordinate with SCE for service upgrade and schedule electrical cutovers to new system and meters. Vetcomm completed all work with little to no impact to daily business functions for customer.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.): Prime contractor

Project Value: $570,575.71
Period of Performance: 1/13 – 4/13

City of Glendale

Location of Project:  Glendale, CA
Project Type: IT Modernization

Scope of Work:

Provide labor and materials to replace Copper and Fiber backbone for entire maintenance yard in new substructure system and aerial hop across 6-utility poles approx. 600’. VetComm Placed approx. 1000’ of 200-pair copper, 2000’ of 100-pair, and 2000’ of 25-pair PE-89 Cat3 OSP armored Copper. Provide and install Protected lightning terminals with gas protection modules and perform necessary grounding and bonding to building TMGB. VetComm also placed 4000’ of 12-strand 50um MM OM2 fiber, 4000’ of 6-Strand 50um MM OM2 fiber and 1000’ of 6-strand SM. Perform field terminations via SC Anaerobic-style connectors and perform bi-directional power meter test certification. Provide as-builds and cable certifications as post deliverables. VetComm completed OSP portion for Maintenance Yard within 2-weeks and was under budget and exceeded the expectations of project completion time for customer. After successful completion of this project, VetComm was awarded an RFP to fully re-cable all City Buildings for the City of Glendale. VetComm performed structured cabling for 5 City buildings. Full IT Modernization completed as well as WiFi cabling.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.): Prime contractor

Project Value: $989,000.00
Period of Performance: 8/12 – 9/13

Escondido School District

Location of Project:  Escondido, CA
Project Type: CCTV

Scope of Work:

Design/Build of Bosch CCTV Security System with 150 Cameras between 7 schools in District. Combination of Fixed with various lenses per application and PTZ cameras. Provide 110v power where needed for all cams, PTZ and dedicated 110v outlets for each of the (7) DVR’s Vetcomm Installed. All cable’s home-run in Rigid or EMT Conduit as needed for each location at every school. Obtain Permits as needed for all electrical work. Approx. 4000’ of conduit placed by VetComm. DVR’s to support 1-month monitoring. Installation included Video Analytics and event email notifications as part of the service integration. Vetcomm provided and installed 30’ poles for (2) PTZ cameras at two different schools. Privacy Masking and motion detection included in integration. All fixed Cams properly adjusted for Day/Night operation.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.): Prime contractor

Project Value: $514,000.00
Period of Performance: 10/11 – 2/12

Innovative Dialysis Systems

Location of Project:  Long Beach, CA
Project Type: Structured Cabling, Help Desk, Voice and Data Systems, Nationwide Dispatching

Scope of Work:

Provide 24x7x365 Help Desk/Managed Services for Network and Desktop support for over 700 users. Dispatch nationwide for MAC and technical assistance including: Complete Network Integration, Onsite PC repair and assistance, Voice Key systems and programming for various phone systems at each facility, Structured cabling, Wireless installation and configuration, Electrical Services as needed, and all data network support. Perform nationwide dispatch for all issues requiring onsite assistance as dispatched through VetComm’s Help Desk system. Perform nationwide roll-outs and Complete Network Integration for projects, Site acquisitions and cutovers assigned for all 49 facilities. VetComm Provided new Structured cabling for all 49 facilities within 3-months. Provide Highly-Skilled Network Engineers and CCIE as needed for complex WAN routing and configuration for Cisco, Sonic-Wall, Dell, HP and Watchguard appliances as well as managed switches.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.): Prime contractor

Project Value: $2.7-Million
Period of Performance: 9/07 – 1/12

EAF Copper | Fiber Cable Extension

Location of Project:  29 Palms, CA
Project Type: Outside Plant

Scope of Work:

VetComm provided all labor, equipment and material. Install, splice, terminate, test and document copper and fiber optic cabling to allow voice and data connectivity to designated areas of the Expeditionary Air Field (EAF) and Camp Wilson. This will be accomplished by extending pathway and existing cables from a point near building 5007 to points near buildings 5300 and building 5106. The total distance is approximately 8500 feet. This project consists of two phases.
There will be needs to certify new and/or existing cabling systems to the latest industry-standard specifications and provide hard copy or electronic reports to officials at 29 Palms, CA.  The VetComm team offers Voice and Data Cabling Systems that utilize industry standards-based technologies. The focus is on several key areas, including performance, manageability, speed, security, and reliability. It is understood that solutions must take into account the “whole network infrastructure” and span connectivity across enterprise networks.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.): Prime contractor

Project Value: $805,992.77
Period of Performance: 3/07 – 1/08

Replacement of Old Trunk Lines

Location of Project:  29 Palms, CA
Project Type: Outside Plant Construction

Scope of Work:

VetComm provided all labor, equipment and material. Installed Project scope requires design services and the most effective installation for a communications pathway (including copper and fiber cable) from the Central Office (bldg. 1555 MH25) to the South side, Small End Office (bldg. 1002) as generally defined by schematic drawing attachments. Project shall include approximately 3500 LF of trenching (including removal, disposal and restoration of asphalt areas); approximately 989 LF of directional boring; placement of duct banks (of HDPE Conduits); placement of maintenance holes (MH as defined in design criteria); placement copper and fiber cable; removal/disposal of existing overhead cable/support poles. Project shall include all proper grounding and bonding of both cable and maintenance/hand holes.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.): Prime contractor

Project Value: $1,614,754.00
Period of Performance: 10/06 – 6/07

City of Glendale

Location of Project:  Glendale, CA
Project Type: IT Modernization

Scope of Work:

Provide labor and materials to replace Copper and Fiber backbone for entire maintenance yard in new substructure system and aerial hop across 6-utility poles approx. 600’. VetComm Placed approx. 1000’ of 200-pair copper, 2000’ of 100-pair, and 2000’ of 25-pair PE-89 Cat3 OSP armored Copper. Provide and install Protected lightning terminals with gas protection modules and perform necessary grounding and bonding to building TMGB. VetComm also placed 4000’ of 12-strand 50um MM OM2 fiber, 4000’ of 6-Strand 50um MM OM2 fiber and 1000’ of 6-strand SM. Perform field terminations via SC Anaerobic-style connectors and perform bi-directional power meter test certification. Provide as-builds and cable certifications as post deliverables. VetComm completed OSP portion for Maintenance Yard within 2-weeks and was under budget and exceeded the expectations of project completion time for customer. After successful completion of this project, VetComm was awarded an RFP to fully re-cable all City Buildings for the City of Glendale. VetComm performed structured cabling for 5 City buildings. Full IT Modernization completed as well as WiFi cabling.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.): Prime contractor

Project Value: $989,000.00
Period of Performance: 8/12 – 9/13

San Marcos University

Location of Project:  San Marcos, CA
Project Type:  CCTV

Scope of Work:

Performed complete infrastructure modernization for entire campus of all Voice and Data including Copper and Fiber Backbone. Approx. 5000 locations with 1 Voice, and 2 Data to each location via new Cat6 Cabling. Performed infrastructure cutover, new Cross-Connects for every campus phone, and Close Build-out. Trenched approx.. 3000’ of new substructure system for new backbone. Replaced approx. 60,000’ of Backbone Copper and Fiber. Installed new station power as needed, and all electrical required for new closet build-outs. Demoed Old infrastructure. Provide Technical Network support for cutovers with day support for each transition.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.):  Subcontractor

Project Value:  $1.8-Million
Period of Performance:  5/05 – 7/06

US Border Patrol

Location of Project:  San Ysidro, CA
Project Type:  CCTV, Fiber Backbone Upgrade

Scope of Work:

VetComm provided services to install an IP video surveillance camera system.  The project required outside plant fiber optic cabling and copper coax infrastructure cabling.  Cameras were placed and tested, then connected to a Terabyte switch to provide 6 months of back up at a time.
The scope of work required a turnkey solution of integrating a secure video communications system.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.):  Subcontractor

Project Value:  $225,000.00
Period of Performance:  5/04 – 7/04

US Coast Guard

Location of Project:  Oakland, CA
Project Type:  Structured Cabling

Scope of Work:

VetComm provided test and evaluation support to Verizon Federal Systems on this contract. The infrastructure cabling plant installation required technical evaluation of requirements, regulations and industry standards.  Pre and post installation evaluation reports and test results were made available for each IT system provided.  The scope included use of industry standard test equipment, ongoing company certification renewals with associated training and appropriate reporting to the manufacturer.
There will be needs to certify new and/or existing cabling systems to the latest industry-standard specifications and provide hard copy or electronic reports to officials at Camp Pendleton.  The VetComm team offers Voice and Data Cabling Systems that utilize industry standards-based technologies. The focus is on several key areas, including performance, manageability, speed, security, and reliability. It is understood that solutions must take into account the “whole network infrastructure” and span connectivity across enterprise networks.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.):  Subcontractor

Project Value:  $53,747.00
Period of Performance:  6/04 – 8/04

Naval Weapons Station

Location of Project:  Seal Beach, CA
Project Type:  CCTV, Fiber Backbone Upgrade

Scope of Work:

VetComm provided services to provide a motion sensitive camera system to monitor the artillery dump facility. VetComm provided and installed fiber optics for the communications system backbone. Cameras were mounted on cranes to provide secure monitoring of motion within the facility.
This project involved integration of infrastructure communication systems, camera devices and central control equipment.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.):  Subcontractor

Project Value:  $75,000.00
Period of Performance:  5/03 – 8/03

Camp Wilson at 29 Palms

Location of Project:  29 Palms, CA
Project Type:  Outside Plant Construction

Scope of Work:

VetComm provided all labor equipment and material to replace install 950’ 2400 pr copper cable/Install 6 GFE manholes. Furnish and install 1 contractor provided Manhole. Cut, remove and replace 200 sp. Ft. of asphalt. Furnish and install 3080ft of 3 cell Maxell envelope. Furnish and install 836ft of 4-5” PVC conduit. Furnish and install 345ft of 1-4” conduit. Furnish and install 7 ground rods. Furnish and install 5400ft of marker ribbon. Furnish and install 39 duct plugs. Furnish and install 40 yards of slurry fill. Furnish and install 2400 ft of 12 strand fiber optic cable. Furnish and install 2940Ft of 144 strand fiber optic cable. Furnish and install 2150ft of 900pr copper cable. Install 2400ft GFE 25pr copper cable. Install and furnish 1 enclosure for copper. Bore 90ft 1-4” solid wall conduit. Splice copper cable 2-25 pr module splices. Furnish and install 2-FODP 72 position panels. Furnish and install 1 fiber optic splice case. Furnish and install 144 fiber optic connectors. Furnish and install 24 panels 6-connectors. Furnish and install 12 port wall mount terminal. Furnish and install 2 connector panels. Furnish and install 2-6 fiber breakout kits. Furnish and install 12-12 fiber breakout kits.
The VetComm team offers Voice and Data Cabling Systems that utilize industry standards-based technologies. The focus is on several key areas, including performance, manageability, speed, security, and reliability. It is understood that solutions must take into account the “whole network infrastructure” and span connectivity across enterprise networks.
Project Role (Prime, Joint Venture, or Subcontractor, etc.):  Prime contractor

Project Value:  $187,230.87
Period of Performance:  10/02 – 2/03  Outside Plant Construction

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