SUBJECT Construction Quality Management for Contractors

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					                                 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
                                 DETROIT DISTRICT, CORPS OF ENGINEERS
                                          477 Michigan Avenue
                                       DETROIT, MICHIGAN 48226

                                        September 8, 2009

Engineering and Construction Division
Contract Administration Branch

SUBJECT: Construction Quality Management for Contractors

Detroit District Contractors


        Current Corps of Engineers' (COE) regulations require all Contractors that have a
contract advertised after July 1, 1995, with an award in excess of one million dollars to have
their Quality Control representative certified by attendance at the above subject course. This
certification is required to be obtained not later than 90 calendar days after the issuance of the
Notice to Proceed. Additionally, the Detroit District encourages Contractors on contracts of less
than one million dollars in value to participate in this worthwhile training. In our opinion, based
on previous attendees, this course is an extremely valuable tool and time well spent. Upon
successful completion of this course, a training certificate will be issued and is good for five

        The Detroit District will be offering this course in Grand Haven, Michigan at the US
Coast Guard Sector Field Ofc at 650 Harbor in Grand Haven, MI. The course will start at 8:00
a.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 and be completed on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at
4:30 p.m. A limited number of spaces are available and priority will be on a first come, first
serve basis. In addition priority is given to contractors that currently have a contract with the
Detroit District, all others will be placed on a waiting list and no guarantee of spots will be
given. The cost of the class is $35.00 per person. The check should be made payable to FAO-
Detroit District and submitted to the persons listed below when reservation is made. Mailing
address is U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Attention Thomas O’Bryan, P O Box 629, Grand
Haven, MI 49417

       It is requested that you contact Mr. Brian Romsek at (616) 842-5510 Ext. 25516 for a
course reservation.

                                              William Merte, P.E., Chief,
                                              Contract Administration Branch