SAIC receives TSA hazardous materials contract
- March 19, 2012
McLean-based Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has received a contract to handle management and disposal of hazardous materials for the U.S. Transportation Security Administration.
The single-award contract has an overall period of up to five years, if all options are exercised. The contract could be worth as much as $46 million.
Work will be performed at all TSA continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, South Pacific and U.S. Virgin Islands airport locations.
Under the contract, SAIC will ensure compliance with federal, state and local hazardous materials regulations, conduct audits of treatment, storage and disposal facilities, support emergency and spill response support, develop and manage online documentation and recordkeeping systems, and conduct final treatment and disposal of 1.5 million pounds of hazardous waste per year.
“This contract award represents the continuation of more than eight years of SAIC support to TSA,” said JT Grumski, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. “Having helped stand-up this one-of-a-kind program, SAIC is very pleased to have the opportunity to continue to support our nation’s security missions and to help ensure the safe and compliant tracking, management, and disposal of more than 1.5 million pounds of hazardous waste each year.”