Contracting for engineering and design services in the environmental restoration field
Smith, Charles S.
Carrick, Paul M.
MetadataShow full item record
This thesis examines and analyzes the nature of work in the environmental restoration field. The analysis was conducted using archival and opinion research to define the unique qualities associated with the engineering and design phases of the environmental restoration process. Based on this analysis, justification for the use of cost-reimbursement contracts for the engineering services used in this field is provided. The moral hazard/incentive issue associated with cost-reimbursement contracts is then analyzed, With the moral hazard issue in mind, Naval Facilities Engineering Command's Comprehensive Long-Term Environmental Action Navy (CLEAN) contract is evaluated. This evaluation looks at how the use of a long-term cost-reimbursement contract, such as CLEAN, provides incentives to overcome the moral hazard problem.
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
McConnell, Joseph J. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1999);This report concerns the evolution of Facilitated Environmental Partnering; of which the framework was developed in 1993 by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southern Division (SOUTHDIV) in Charleston South Carolina, ...
Dempere, Jose; Papakonstantinou, Nikolaos; O'Halloran, Bryan; Van Bossuyt, Douglas L. (2017);As Components engineering has progressively advanced over the past 20 years to encompass a robust element of reliability, a paradigm shift has occurred in how complex systems fail. While failures used to be dominated ...
Trost, Christopher S. (1997);Increasing awareness of environmental issues related to product design, development, use and disposal is requiring that designers account for environmental issues that had previously been neglected. In the military, these ...