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What WAPA buys

​WAPA buys a wide variety of supp​​lies, s​ervices, equipment and construction work:​

The DOE's Forecast identifies likely purchases for the upcoming year. Check FedConnect ​regularly for new solicitations or register​ for Sam.​gov email updates.

Contra​​ctors: 


WAPA Standard Drawings
Contractors security requirements: To be eligible to work under a service contract at a WAPA site for a period of 180 consecutive days or more, all contract and subcontract employees must undergo a full background investigation. Use the Backgr​ound Investigations Standard Operating Procedures (pdf) to complete the process.

​Here are some e​​xamples of WAPA purchases:​

CONSTRUCTI​​ON WORK

  • high-voltage electrical substations

  • concrete foundations

  • transmission lines 

  • wood pole treatment/inspection

  • warehouse buildings

  • asphalt/paving

  • microwave & VHF communication systems

  • roads 

  • site development 

  • grading, drainage, fencing and surfacing​

ELECTRICA​L MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT

  • electrical insulators

  • switchgear and switchboard apparatus

  • electrical wiring devices

  • industrial controls

  • electrical power measuring equipment

  • current-carrying wiring devices

  • detection or communication systems

  • high-voltage power circuit breakers

  • transformers

  • surge arrestors

  • series capacitor banks

  • shunt capacitor banks

  • shunt reactors

  • relays

  • fault recorders

  • SCADA and EMS systems

  • metering transformers

CONSTRUCTION-R​​​ELATED SUPPLIES

  • wood poles

  • cement/concrete supplies

  • reinforcing and structural steel

  • building materials

  • culverts

MISCELLA​​NEOUS SUPPLIES AND SERVICES

  • training services 

  • administrative services

  • facility support services

  • graphics services

  • technical services

  • office supplies

  • computer equipment

  • computer maintenance and repair

  • office furniture

  • financial audit services

  • consulting services

  • software




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