Baker Awarded IDIQ Contract from the Department of Homeland Security

PITTSBURGH , Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Michael Baker Jr., Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker Corporation (Amex: BKR), announced today it has signed an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Master Services Agreement with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and agencies within DHS, primarily the United States Coast Guard (USCG), to provide professional architectural and engineering services for government owned or leased domestic properties. The IDIQ has a potential $50 million value over ten years, with a first-year, $5 million maximum value and nine option years, with maximum contract values of $5 million per year.

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Specifically, Baker will provide comprehensive architectural and engineering services for the modification and renovation to existing facilities, and design and administration of construction for new facilities. Structure types include residential, light commercial, waterfront, and aviation. Additionally, Baker will perform structural assessment and analysis, review of project designs, environmental services, and site survey services.

Baker Program Manager Rick Bernet said, "We are very pleased to continue our relationship with DHS and in particular, USCG. This contract gives Baker the opportunity to perform on many important structures in support of the overall missions of both DHS and USCG."

Michael Baker Corporation ( provides engineering and operations and maintenance services for its clients' most complex challenges worldwide. The firm's primary practice areas are aviation, environmental, facilities, geospatial information technologies, pipelines & telecommunications, transportation, water/wastewater, and oil & gas. With more than 4,500 employees in over 40 offices across the United States and internationally, Baker is focused on providing services that span the complete life cycle of infrastructure and managed asset projects.

SOURCE Michael Baker Corporation