Ahtna Engineering Services

Published January 2017

What are Ahtna Engineering Services’ (AES) core services?

Founded in 2003, AES is an established, self-performing, government contractor with experience managing time-sensitive, design-build, construction, professional services, staffing augmentation and environmental projects across the United States.

Core capabilities include site investigations, remedial and removal actions, stormwater-pollution prevention, vertical construction, design/build construction, renovations, civil construction, operations and maintenance, records management and document control, staffing augmentation, and complex logistics.

Contracting status

Graduated from 8(a) program in February 2016, considered a small disadvantaged business within certain NAICS codes.

Staff and office locations

182 employees in offices located in Anchorage and Fairbanks, AK; SeaTac, WA; Pleasant Hill, Marina and Irvine, CA; and Crystal City, VA. Tim Finnigan, President.

Recent highlights:

  • $500 million capacity worldwide, multiple-award IDIQ AE13 environmental services contract with the Air Force Civil Engineer Center
    $5.5 million, removal action, Attu Island, AK, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District
  • $48.5 million, environmental services and construction IDIQ contract, AFICA Pacific Air Force Installations (sub to Versar)

AES in the Aleutian Islands

In 2013, AES won a seat on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers environmental remediation services (ERS) contract. To date, we have been awarded 10 task orders totaling approximately $25 million. Of note are the awards to perform work in the Aleutian Islands, a region well known for its complex conditions, from near constant fog and rain, to lack of infrastructure. So far, we have been awarded work in Amaknak Island (Dutch Harbor), Tanaga Island, Cape Sarichef and Atka Island. Most recently, we won a project on Attu Island, the westernmost island in the Aleutians, and the site of the only World War II land battle to take place on U.S. soil. Tim Gould, vice president, shared his excitement regarding the Attu task order: “This is a big win for our team and involves the excavation and removal of over 5,000 tons of contaminated soil and drums at Attu Island. The project will provide a full season of work for four of our scientists and engineers and three of our craft laborers, representing a significant effort for Ahtna over the next 16 months.”

AES’s work in the Aleutians will be featured in a three-part series of articles published in The Military Engineer over the course of six months – from May 2017 through the September 2017 issue.