CDM Smith Supports USAID's Mission in Pakistan with IDIQ
PAKISTAN—CDM Smith has been awarded an Architecture and Engineering (A&E) Infrastructure and Technical Services indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Pakistan. One of seven contract holders that will compete for projects on a task order basis, CDM Smith will provide quick response services to USAID/Pakistan in the sectors of transportation, vertical structures and water and sanitation. The IDIQ has an overall ceiling of $60 million.
“We look forward to opportunities to contribute to the sustainable development of infrastructure in Pakistan in partnership with USAID over the next seven years,” says Laura Iglesias, CDM Smith’s client service leader for USAID/Pakistan. This IDIQ will support USAID/Pakistan’s mission needs relating to professional A&E services including design, tendering, construction oversight and management, pre-feasibility studies, feasibility studies, other related engineering services, operation and maintenance services, training and capacity building of host country government, private sector and non-governmental organizations.
CDM Smith is among the most accomplished A&E and program management contractors serving USAID, on a continuous basis since the 1970s. Our experts understand how to build local capacity, utilize advanced tools, train personnel in infrastructure development and coordinate with stakeholders. The CDM Smith team brings lessons learned for mobilization and project implementation challenges in Pakistan, including worker safety. With experience starting up, implementing and closing out hundreds of projects in-country, our team has unique knowledge of development-oriented A&E services and infrastructure delivery, working for USAID worldwide. CDM Smith has planned, designed and managed construction of thousands of A&E programs worldwide for many clients, from small-scale studies to large-scale programs; understands the importance of building local engineering, procurement and construction supervision capacity to advance sustainability; and will apply state-of-the-art—yet appropriate—technologies, tools and methods.
This contract provides the opportunity for CDM Smith to continue our legacy of work toward sustainable development in Pakistan since the 1960s—and to extend our partnership with trusted local firms on the Pakistan Reconstruction Program for design-build delivery of earthquake-resistant schools and healthcare facilities. The contract ordering period concludes at the end of 2023 with all work to be completed by the end of 2025.
CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service engineering and construction firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.