DOE Technical, Engineering & Programmatic Services BPA

DOE/NNSA Enterprise Wide
Technical, Engineering & Programmatic Support Services
Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA)

Quick & Simple Task Orders for Quality Expertise & Services

BPA Funding & Scope – Current BPA award amount for the MELEMAX Team is $300 million. Enables DOE/NNSA to efficiently access qualified contractors to meet technical, engineering, and programmatic support requirements including:

Functional Areas:

  • Program Management
  • Nuclear Engineering SME & Analytical Supportlogo-03-r2 copy
  • Training Support
  • Security Management Support
  • Weapons Data Access System Programmatic Support
  • Emergency Operations (Domestic/International) Support
  • Aviation Operations Support
  • Nuclear Nonproliferation
  • Environmental Management

The MELEMAX Team – MELE Associates, Inc. (MELE) is a veteran-owned, small business experience and a wide range of skills and resources that has built a comprehensive team of small and large businesses with strong DOE experience and a wide range of skills and resources.

Purpose – Technical, Engineering and Programmatic support services for organizational units within both DOE and NNSA. The objective of this BPA is to create a strategic sourcing vehicle to provide professional Technical, Engineering, and Programmatic support services to the DOE/NNSA.

Period of Performance – The period of performance of this BPA is five years from the award date (Nov. 1, 2012 – Oct. 31, 2017). Any Order issued during the BPA effective period and not completed within that period will be completed by the Contractor within the time specified in the Order.

Ordering Period – Orders for services specified in the Schedule of the BPA may be issued by any Contracting Officer from DOE or NNSA offices within the ordering period of the BPA. Orders issued prior to BPA expiration may be carried out to completion.

Ordering Contracting Officer (OCO)Any DOE or NNSA Contracting Officer may issue an Order under this BPA. However, each OCO shall send a request to utilize this vehicle via email to the BPA Contracting Officer listed below* prior to issuing a RFQ. Once the request is received, the BPA Contracting Officer will provide the Order Guide to the OCO and grant the OCO access to the BPA in DOE’s Contract Writing System STRIPES (Strategic Integrated Procurement Enterprise System). The OCO shall utilize STRIPES for all contract actions under this BPA. In addition, all documents related to each Order must be uploaded in STRIPES. OCOs will be the focal points for Orders they issue.

Task Order Request (TOR) or RFQ Process





Order Requests for Quotes (RFQs) and Quotes Schedule – Each Order will set forth the basis upon which each deliverable will be invoiced: FFP; LH; or T&M. The Order will specify the delivery date(s) and/or period of performance for each deliverable.


Ordering Offices – DOE & NNSA COs from the following offices may place Orders under this BPA:

Department of Energy                                              Albuquerque Complex

Office of Headquarters Procurement Services           Pennsylvania & H Street
1000 Independence Avenue SW                                   Kirtland Air Force Base
Washington D.C. 20585                                                  Albuquerque, NM 87116

National Nuclear Security Administration            DOE-EM CBC

Office of Acquisition Management                               250 East Fifth Street
Contracts and Procurement Division                           Suite 500
1000 Independence Avenue, S.W.                                Cincinnati, OH 45202
Washington, D.C. 20585

Contract Administration:

Administering BPA Contracting Officer – Virginia Odierno, CO*
Phone: (202) 586-3240 Fax: (202) 586-6002

BPA Advisor – Gary Lyttek
Phone: (202) 586-8304 Fax: (202) 586-7535

For more information, please contact either Ed Thal ( at 240-453-6969.


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