Bernies Team Historical Time Line

2010: Incorporated as Bernie’s Team LLC a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).

  • NAC International: Signed short-term contract to provide market analysis and consultation. Introduce NAC technology to several clients.
  • Omaha Public Power District (OPPD): Signed General Services Agreement

2011: Accomplishments

  •  First Year of full Service “Nuclear Staffing” and introduction of “Third Party Reviews”.
  • Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD): Signed contracts to support of TransNuclear ISFSI & Heavy Lift Crane program; support License Renewal Implementation Project.
  • Nebraska Public Power District: Signed contracts to support project coordination and implement modifications to Cooper Engineering
  • Nebraska Public Power District: Signed contracts to support One Time Inspection (OTI) for License Renewal Training, and all other activities to prepare for NRC Licensing Inspections.
  • Nebraska Public Power District: Signed contracts to support Fix It Now (FIN) maintenance procedure program.
  • Omaha Public Power District: Signed support contracts for Project Management, Field Engineering & Planning/Scheduling support for Security Upgrade Modification and Flood Restoration Projects, Electrical Equipment Qualification & License Renewal Implementation.
  • First Energy Nuclear Operating Corporation (FENOC): Signed contract with Perry Nuclear Power Plant (PNPP): to review Spent Fuel Dry Cask Storage NRC response and strategies at their Perry Plant for Holtec Seismic restraints.
  • Signed contract with NAC International: Signed a contract to support review of Duke Energy McGuire Station’s ISFSI readiness.

2012 Accomplishments:

  • Omaha Public Power District: Extended existing contracts; security construction supervision, flex building construction, administrative support, electrical maintenance planning, electrical modification supervision, instrument penetration containment supervision, flood maintenance supervision;
  • Nebraska Public Power District: signed new contracts to provide Maintenance/I&C Procedure writing support; Project Management, EPU Planning and Scheduling; 3rd party evaluation for dry cask storage; crane maintenance; Heavy Loads Evaluation
  • Nebraska Public Power District: Continued support for contracts to support project coordination and implement modifications to Cooper Engineering
  • Nebraska Public Power District: Continued support for contracts to support One Time Inspection (OTI) for License Renewal Training, and all other activities to prepare for NRC Licensing Inspections.
  • Nebraska Public Power District: Request for additional support for Fix It Now (FIN) maintenance procedure program.
  • Exelon: Signed a contract to provide ISFSI consulting services to Limerick which utilized TransNuclear (TN) technology.
  • Duke: Signed contract direct to review NAC Magnastor for McGuire Station’s ISFSI readiness; amendment change to dry cask storage canister.
  • Southern Company and Southern Nuclear: Signed Agreement as a preferred diversity supplier (SDVOSB) to provide Staffing and Technical Consulting Services
  • ES Zion Solutions: Signed Agreement to provide Project Welding Program and Oversight for Welding/Decommissioning of NAC Magnastor.
  • Exelon Limerick: ISFSI / Pool to Pad Project Team set performance Records for TransNuclear.
  • Filed for BT Government Services, LLC as a SDVOSB

2013 Accomplishments:

  • Exelon: Bernie’s Team providing Used Fuel Management consulting services for TN 10 canister Offload.
  • Omaha Public Power District: Signed contracts to provide Design Supervisor for Containment Beam Project; administrative services contract extension; Extended existing General Services contract (GSA); contracts for Cybersecurity oversite; project management oversite; Cybersecurity procedure writing contract; Cybersecurity computer oversite; electrical maintenance; security construction supervision extension;
  • Nebraska Public Power District: contracts to provide source acceptance of TN Dry Cask Storage at manufacturers facility in Japan; I&C Procedure Services contract extended; Contract for license renewal; provide Maintenance writing support, License Renewal Support, Project Management, EPU Planning and Scheduling; oversite of HSM construction.
  • ZION: Bernie’s Team hired to write NAC welding program; welding machine maintenance program.
  • Pioneer Pipe: contract awarded for NQA-1
  • AMS: contract awarded for NQA-1

2014 Accomplishments:

  • Omaha Public Power District: contract extensions for: administrative services; existing General Services contract (GSA); Cybersecurity oversite; project management oversite; Cybersecurity procedure writing contract; Cybersecurity computer oversite; electrical maintenance; security construction supervision; electrical and mechanical maintenance planning; electrical maintenance supervision; flex building oversite. New contract for electrical and operation scheduling.
  • Nebraska Public Power District: contract extensions for: I&C Procedure Services; license renewal; maintenance writing support; License Renewal Support, Project Management, EPU Planning, Scheduling and engineering modifications. New contracts for: refuel floor fuel supervision.
  • FENOC at Beaver Valley: contracts for: Pre-NRC evaluation; operations supervision; dry cask storage evaluation and provide night shift supervision for TN offload.
  • ZION: Contract extensions for: writing welding program; welding machine maintenance program; New contracts: supervise all welding services and planning & scheduling for decommissioning.
  • ENTERGY at Pilgrim: contracts to rewrite Pilgrim Holtec 72.212 license; rewrite 72.48 training program; provide planning and scheduling services to I&C, mechanical and electrical maintenance departments; provide planning and scheduling for dry cask storage.
  • ENTERGY at Vermont Yankee: refuel floor fuel shuffle to prepare for Decommissioning utilizing Holtec technology

2015 Accomplishments:

  • Detroit Edison: Fermi (DTE) requests BT Utility Specialists to bid on supplying planners
  • Ameren Callaway: Pre-NRC Assessment for offloading fuel to Holtec’s first UMAX underground system. Won Third Party Review and performed Pre-NRC Initial Dry Cask Storage Assessment.
  • Nebraska Public Power District: contract extensions for: I&C Procedure Services; license renewal; maintenance writing support; License Renewal Support, Project Management, EPU Planning, Scheduling, Engineering Modifications and Refuel Floor fuel supervision. New contracts for: constructing the schedule for power uprate program.
  • Omaha Public Power District: contract extensions for: administrative services; existing General Services contract (GSA); Cybersecurity oversite; project management oversite; Cybersecurity procedure writing contract; Cybersecurity computer oversite; electrical maintenance; security construction supervision; electrical and mechanical maintenance planning; electrical maintenance supervision; flex building oversite and electrical and operation scheduling. New contracts for: Cyber Engineering Implementation; Engineering evaluation for safety equipment and maintenance quality control; Fukushima modifications, planning and scheduling.
  • SNC: contracts for: oversite reactor engineering; TN technology dry cask storage; oversite for turbine maintenance; program support for nuclear simulator.
  • AECOM Detroit: contract to provide planning and scheduling for Holtec dry cask storage.
  • URS: contract to provide planning services for all maintenance activities: I&C/Mechanical/Electrical.

2016 Accomplishments:

  • Detroit Edison: Fermi (DTE) requests BT Utility Specialists to subcontract to AECOM while waiting for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) to be finalized.
  • Bernies Team, LLC: May 6th granted 100% SDVOSB Certificate from Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • SCE SONGS: Bernies Team, LLC requested to bid with RSCS to do Fuel Inspections while waiting for SONGS contract
  • URS: contract extensions for maintenance activities: I&C/Mechanical/Electrical and dry cask storage.
  • NPPD: contract extensions for I&C Procedure Services maintenance writing support and oversite of dry cask storage.
  • SNC Vogtle: Third Party Oversite for Holtec dry cask storage offload of ten canisters

2017 Accomplishments:

  • Detroit Edison request Bernies Team, LLC to bid without dba to Fermi to takeover AECOM contract for planners.
  • NPPD: Bernies Team, LLC is awarded contract from supply Procedure writers to Cooper for Procedure Upgrade Project (PUP); Contracted to supply Third Party Oversite of licensing and Canister Amendment for TN offload of 12 canisters.
  • Bernies Team, LLC contacts NRC and is awarded permission to supply ex-NRC Inspectors for Decommissioning Projects.
  • SCE Songs: contracts for Third Party Oversite for decommissioning and pre-NRC evaluation; Third Party Evaluation for fuel handling; Third Party Oversite for all Holtec UMAX operating procedures; Third Party Oversite for fuel off load; Executive Third Party Oversite of Reactor Engineering Services department.
  • SCE SONGS: Bernies Team requested to sign MSA program for Third Party Evaluations and bid on Oversight of fuel offload.

2018 Accomplishments:

  • SCE: Bernies Team LLC signed a contract with SCE for extended Decommissioning Services and Fuel Offload Third Party Oversight at SONGS.
  • SCE: Awaiting Master Services Agreement (MSA) for SONGS
  • Detroit Edison signs General Services Agreement (GSA) contract with Bernies Team for I&C, Electrical, Mechanical & Dry Cask planning
  • NPPD: Requests assistance with HSM construction on site. Also requests Supervisor Oversight later in 2018.
  • SNC: Bernies Team finalizes a six-year contract with Vogtle for Third Party Oversight for Fuel Offload.

2018 Bid Requests Open: Rollover for fifty personnel on one of our sites, Rollover of 100 personnel on one of our sites. Request for Third Party Oversight for a newly Decommissioned site. Sending Information for several potentially decommissioning sites for Third Party Oversight.