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What Are the NIP Opportunities for Local Subcontractors?

Insulation ProgramBased on a wide variety of NIP acoustic treatments that will be provided to eligible properties, there are a variety of subcontracting opportunities that may include the following trades:

  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Insulation
  • Asbestos & Lead Paint Abatement
  • Stucco / Masonry
  • Painting
  • Drywall / Ceiling Tile
  • Roofing
  • Window & Door Procurement

    The required subcontractor trades will vary among Bid Cycle Bid Packages, depending on the unique acoustic designs for eligible properties.

    What Are the NIP Subcontractor Requirements?

    Before being allowed to participate in the NIP, all local subcontractors will be required to meet the following requirements:

  • Excellent business history
  • Completion of NIP Subcontractor Application
  • Proof of Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification (if applicable)
  • Pass criminal background checks and report approval for all workers
  • Successfully complete the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Owner Controlled Safety Program (OCIP) training prior to the work commencement

    To assist the Managing General Contractors, THC, Inc. will conduct local outreach meetings in an effort to identify all interested local subcontractors.

    What Are the NIP DBE Participation Requirements?

    Since all NIP professional services and construction costs will be funded with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) federal funds, THC, Inc. will be required to establish Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation goals on all Bid Cycle (Bid Package) construction contracts. The overall DBE participation goal for the NIP has been established at 24%. This goal can be met through the use of NIP general contractors and/or local subcontractors that have been certified by GDOT. In an effort to maximize NIP DBE participation, THC, Inc. will conduct local outreach meetings and will assist local subcontractors who are interested in obtaining GDOT DBE certification.

    A "Sound Opportunity" for Local Contractors

    The NIP will provide numerous benefits to interested local subcontractors that are unique when compared to typical commercial construction projects:

  • Multiple-year work opportunities
  • Continual bid opportunities
  • Team approach and partnership
  • Excellent design documents
  • Clear construction schedules
  • Timely payments
  • High public visibility & exposure
  • Contractor training and assistance (where required)
  • Excellent opportunity to positively impact cities and lives