Watts Bar Unit 2 General & Specialty Construction Services
Selected project examples
Location: Watts Bar Unit 2
Project Duration: 2009 - 2016
Project Value: $200MM+
Contract Method: Cost with fee earned through performance
Mechanical, electrical, I&C, scaffolding, coatings, insulation, valve refurbishment general laborer support, warehousing and commissioning.
- Williams began at the WBN 2 Construction project in 2009 as a subcontractor to Bechtel Power Corp performing coatings, insulation, and Thermolag.
- In 2011 Williams was awarded a construction support contract from TVA for scaffolding, warehousing, and craft support.
- From 2011 until project completion in 2016, Williams’ scope continued to grow as we impressed the owner with our high productivity and low costs.
- Scope activities grew from a handful of specialty services in 2009 (coatings , insulation, Thermolag, etc.) to the substantial list as shown above by project completion in 2016 , which ran the gamut from specialty to mechanical, to electrical, to start-up and testing support services.
- Safety was always of paramount importance due to the safety issues present at any major construction site. Williams overall safety performance on the job was excellent.
- Williams met the sometimes divergent requirements of 2 employers during the project with active contracts with both TVA and Bechtel Power Corp.
- Maintaining qualified craft in such large numbers is always a challenge, but Williams maintained excellent union relations which allowed us to continuously be able to provide qualified craft personnel during many periods of peak demand.
- Williams was recognized early on as a very productive and low cost vendor which resulted in our continued increase in scope activities.
- Williams was a major player supporting a utility in the completion of one of the most successful nuclear unit construction projects in the United States.
- Williams planned and closed out our own work documents relieving TVA of a large management burden.
- Williams supported the construction efforts with our own field