USAID Selects CDM Smith for Global A&E Support Through 2028

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USAID Selects CDM Smith for Global A&E Support Through 2028
August 25, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The United States Agency for Inter­na­tional Development (USAID), the U.S. foreign assistance and inter­na­tional development agency providing economic and human­i­tar­ian support in more than 100 countries worldwide, has selected CDM Smith as one of 13 awardees of a Global Architect-Engineer Infra­struc­ture Services III (GAE III) indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract. This global contract has a capacity of $800 million with a period of performance from July 15, 2021, to July 14, 2028. In this role, CDM Smith will provide infra­struc­ture services including planning, engineering design, construc­tion supervision and related support, ranging from quick response to short- and long-term services. 

CDM Smith has a proven record of delivering sustainable solutions across all our market sectors for USAID in all four prior iterations of this global engineering contract. CDM Smith was the prime contractor for two competitive single-award task order contracts spanning 1992-1995 and 1996-2008, and the first two multiple-award task order contracts commonly referred to as GAE I and GAE II. Under GAE I, CDM Smith completed 13 task orders worth a total of $114.6 million in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Liberia, Tanzania, El Salvador, Myanmar and Vietnam, and a global task order for health infra­struc­ture knowledge management. Under GAE II, CDM Smith has delivered services for three task orders valued at more than $83 million for work in Nepal, Egypt and Jordan.

We look forward to continuing to partner with USAID to address infra­struc­ture improve­ments in locations worldwide.
Laura Iglesias, Client Service Leader

To meet USAID’s development objectives, CDM Smith will merge its exceptional client service and technical excellence with cutting-edge construc­tion, engineering, financial and management solutions such as application of the OneWater modelmixed reality projections via HoloLens and wastewater-based epidemi­ol­ogy (WBE). CDM Smith will support USAID to advance human­i­tar­ian assistance through the delivery of assignments across a range of infra­struc­ture sectors, while aligning with USAID’s commitment to maximize the use of small businesses, achieve gender equity and social inclusion, and increase local self-reliance and resilience. 

“USAID has relied on CDM Smith’s quality delivery of sustainable infra­struc­ture and reliable, client-centered focus for decades,” said client service leader Laura Iglesias. “On this next iteration of the contract, we look forward to continuing to partner with USAID to address infra­struc­ture improve­ments in locations worldwide while mean­ing­fully engaging local partners and stake­hold­ers to build engineering capacity.”

CDM Smith is a privately owned engineering and construc­tion firm providing legendary client service and smart solutions in water, environment, trans­porta­tion, energy and facilities. Passionate about our work and invested in each other, we are inspired to think and driven to solve the world’s envi­ron­men­tal and infra­struc­ture challenges.

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