Small Business Office

Welcome to the Portland District's Small Business Office
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Portland District has a strong commitment to the Small Business Program. We assist firms doing business with the Government to ensure small and disadvantage small businesses have the maximum opportunity to participate in Portland District contracts within our Civil Works and Regulatory boundaries.

Mission Statement
To sustain the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a premier organization in developing small businesses and maximizing their opportunities to participate in our procurements, thereby ensuring a broad base of capable suppliers to support the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ mission and to strengthen our Nation’s economic development.

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Portland District Contracting Opportunities Forecast

Contracting Opportunities Forecast

Portland District
Published Oct. 7, 2022

Provides engineering services to the Pacific Northwest and Nation to strengthen our security, promote a strong economy & enhance environmental sustainability. The District encompasses nearly 97,000 square miles of land and water in Oregon and southwestern Washington. The District’s future is tied to helping to balance the region’s competing needs for navigation, flood damage reduction, hydropower, fish and wildlife habitat, disaster recovery, irrigation and recreation. This is accomplished by improving and maintaining navigation for economic development and safety, preventing & reducing flood damage, restoring, enhancing & maintaining ecosystems, generating reliable and efficient hydropower, regulating activities in wetlands and waterways, providing Corps-wide expertise in hydroelectric planning and engineering, and by providing safe and healthful recreational opportunities for the public.


NAICS/PSC Location Project Title and Description/Location Fiscal Year  * Value * Set-Aside
336611 West Coast Essayons Maintenance & Repair Contract Q3 23 $10M-$25M F&O
336611 West Coast Yaquina Maintenance & Repair Contract Q3 23 $5M-$10M F&O
237990 West Coast West Coast Hopper  Dredging 2023 Q2 23 $25M-$100M F&O
237990 West Coast Coast/River Clamshell Dredging 2023 Q2 23 $5M-$10M SB
238210 Bonneville Dam Bonneville Dam I MUCB Supply Contract Q1 23   F&O
335311 Detroit Dam Detroit Dam Transformers Install Q1 23   SB
236220   VAPORHCS Phase 1 B108 Construction Q1 23 $10M-$25M F&O
236220   VAPORHCS Phase 2  B110-111 Construction Q1 23 >$500M F&O
237990 Spirit Lake  Spirit Lake Outlet Tunnel - Gate Replacement Q1 23 $10M-$25M SB
237990 Deer Creek  Deer Creek Fish Release Site Q1 23 $1M-$5M 8(a) SS
237990   Columbia River Channel Improvements Q2 23 $1M-$5M SB
237990 Baker Bay  Baker Bay Pile Dikes TBD $10M-$25M F&O
237990 Bonneville Dam Bonneville Dam Digital Governors Q2 23 $5M-$10M F&O
237990 Bonneville Dam Bonneville Dam Lamprey B-Branch Ent Improvements Q1 23 $1M-$5M SB
237990 Bonneville Dam Bonneville Dam Spillway Rock Removal FY23 TBD $500K-$1M SB
237990 Bonneville Dam Bonneville Dam Power Plant 1 Headgate Repair Pit Rehabilitation Q2 23 $1M-$5M SB
237990 Bonneville Dam Bonneville Dam Spillway Gate Repair & Storage Pits  Q2 23 $5M-$10M SB
238210 Bradford Island  Bradford Island Service Bldg PRQ Switchgear Upgrad Q2 23 $1M-$5M SB
237990 Dalles Dam  The Dalles Dam Lamprey Improvement - LPS Ladder Q2 23 $1M-$5M WOSB
238220 John Day John Day HVAC UPGRADES Q2 23 $5M-$10M F&O
237990 John Day John Day Turbine Pit Pumps (Headcover Pumps) Q3 23 $1M-$5M SB
561621 John Day John Day Powerhouse Security System Upgrades Q3 23 $1M-$5M SB
237990 John Day John Day Turbine Pit Pumps Reliability Improvements Q3 23 $1M-$5M WOSB
332410 John Day John Day Generator Cooling Water System  Q3 23 $500K-$1M F&O
237990 Detroit Dam Detroit Dam Debris Boom Install and Anchor Const. Q2 23 $100K-$500K WOSB
237990 Lookout Point Lookout Point Deep Draw Down Mitigation Measure Q2 23 $500K-$1M SB
238210 Lookout Point Lookout Point PH Heat Pump Ventilation Q1 23 $100K-$500K SB
237990 Dexter Dam  Dexter Dam Fish Facility Upgrade Q2 23 $25M-$100M F&O
238220 Hills Creek  Hills Creek Electrical Reliability Upgrade Q2 23 $5M-$10M F&O
237990 Hills Creek  Hills Creek Spillway Rock Removal and Reinforcement Q2 23 $1M-$5M SB
237990 Cougar Dam Cougar Dam Regulating Outlet Channel Surfacing (CRFM) Q2 23 $1M-$5M 8(a) SS

This information is provided to serve as a reference for potential contracting and subcontracting opportunities from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The information is subject to change without notice.

Set aside abbreviations  
Woman Owned Small Business  WOSB
Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business SDVOSB
Small Business  SB
Full & Open F&O
Request for Proposal RFP
8(a) sole source 8(a) SS
8(a) competitive 8(a) comp
*projected and subject to change  

Ms. Carol A. McIntyre
(503) 808–4602

Portland District Large Business AE MATOC Holders

Tetra Tech (AE)
Barbara Peterson

McMillen Jacobs Stantec (AE)
Marcus Emmons



Cheryl Cooper

Shawn Ralston

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Firms who feel they have been unfairly treated should contact

Regulatory Enforcement Fairness
Office of the National Ombudsman
U.S. Small Business Administration
409 3rd Street
S.W., Washington, DC 20416

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Upcoming Small Business Engagements

Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME) Annual Trade Show
Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME) Annual Trade Show - Portland District Outreach - - Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR - TBD (Spring)...
SAME Portland Post
SAME Portland Post - Portland District Outreach...
SAME Pacific Northwest Regional Meet the Primes/Chiefs
SAME Pacific Northwest Regional Meet the Primes/Chiefs - Portland, Seattle, & Walla Walla District Outreach - TBD (June)...
Oregon Governor’s Marketplace
Oregon Governor’s Marketplace -Oregon Convention Center - Portland District Outreach - Salem, OR (Spring 2023)...
SAME Pacific Northwest Regional Small Business Symposium
Annual event bringing government agencies, primes and businesses together for networking...
Alliance NORTHWEST - Where Government and Contractors Connect
March 16 to March 16 ICAL Google
Alliance NORTHWEST - Where Government & Contractors Connect, will be in person, and held in Tacoma, WA. For more information, click