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NTPC Snare Hydro Camp

NTPC Snare Hydro Camp

Project Description

The Northwest Territories Power Corporation operates the Snare Hydro system located 145 km northwest of Yellowknife, NT. The site is comprised of four hydro sites along the Snare River and is accessible by plane throughout the year.

The site has crew accommodations for up to 39 workers, including camp staff, at three sites. The main camp accommodates 25 workers in 18 rooms, including two rooms allocated to cooking and cleaning contractors. The Cascades house located 23 km south of the main camp accommodates six workers, in three rooms. One single worker room is located adjacent to the airstrip 15 km south of the main camp.

Role of Kipnik Inc.

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Affiliated with Canadian Base Operators (CBO), Kipnik provides onsite Red Seal Chefs and Housekeepers 365 days of the year to prepare food for the NTPC workers and clean the Snare Main Camp, Cascades House and several rooms at the Air Strip Garage. In addition to our employees possessing certificates (Food Safety Certificates, WHMIS, etc.), due to the remoteness of the locale they must also carry bear safety awareness, firearms safety, and St. John’s ambulance first aid certifications.

Services:

  • Food Services
  • Monitoring Inventory
  • Ordering Supplies
  • Receiving Supplies at Aircraft
  • Housekeeping
  • Cross-Shift Preparations and Communication
  • Tracking Guests and Room Reservations
  • Reporting
  • Incinerator Use and Cleanup
  • First Aid Services to Assist in Providing a Safe Workplace

Project Details

  • Client:
    Northwest Territories Power Corporation (NTPC)
  • Location:
    North of Yellowknife, NT
  • Project Length:
    2021 – 2023

Services

  • Food Services
  • Monitoring Inventory
  • Ordering Supplies
  • Receiving Supplies at Aircraft
  • Housekeeping
  • Cross-Shift Preparations and Communication
  • Tracking Guests and Room Reservations
  • Reporting
  • Incinerator Use and Cleanup
  • First Aid Services to Assist in Providing a Safe Workplace
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CBO Head Office Collingwood

CBO Head Office Collingwood

Project Description

Canadian Base Operators provides improved management, operation, maintenance of the Department of National Defence (DND) facilities, plus a wide range of logistics support to the training and operations of the Canadian Forces. CBO offers customized facilities management and operations solutions to industries with specialized and high-security needs, such as mining, oil and gas, research, aviation, and surveillance. The Head Office of Canadian Base Operators carries out the corporate support functions of the company.

Head Office
10 Greco Court, Unit 10
Collingwood, Ontario, L9Y 4L2
Tel: 705-446-9019

Regional Office – Calgary
1071 26 St.NE
Calgary, AB  T2A 6K8

Role of CBO

  • Senior Management Oversight
  • Bid Proposal Compilation
  • Business Development
  • Contracts Management
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Quality Assurance
  • Health, Safety and Environment

Project Details

  • Client:
    Canadian Base Operators
  • Location:
    Collingwood, Ontario
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Project Length:
    1995-Present

Services

  • Project Management
  • Site Support Services
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North Warning System

North Warning System

Project Description

The North Warning System (NWS) is a joint United States and Canadian radar system for the atmospheric air defence of North America. It provides surveillance of airspace from potential incursions or attacks from across North America’s polar region. The North Warning System radar chain spans Canada’s northern coastline, across the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Labrador.

In Canada, the North Warning System consists of 47 radar sites located along the Arctic Ocean: of these, 11 are long-range radar sites, and 36 are short-range radar sites. The sites are equipped to gather information about any airborne activity within their coverage area. The radar sites automatically send the information they receive to the Canadian Air Defence Sector located at 22 Wing North Bay, in Ontario, over a long-haul satellite communications network. The Canadian facilities are remotely monitored and controlled from North Bay on a 24/7 basis.

Role of CBO

CBO provides maintenance services to 47 remote radar sites located across the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Labrador. CBO is the Prime Subcontractor to Raytheon Canada Ltd. and delivers both hard and soft services in support of the project.

Maintenance Services:

  • Facilities Maintenance
  • Vehicle & Equipment Maintenance
  • Bulk Fuel Supply and Maintenance
  • Water & Sewage Monitoring
  • Environmental Compliance

Project Details

  • Client:
    Raytheon Canada Ltd.
  • Location:
    50+ Locations Across the Canadian Arctic
  • Project Length:
    2014-2022

Services

  • Maintenance Services
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British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS)

British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS)

Project Description

The British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) is a British Army unit located at the vast training area of Canadian Forces Base Suffield near Suffield, Alberta, Canada. BATUS is the British Army’s largest armoured training facility and it can accommodate live-firing and tactical effect simulation exercises up to battle group level.

The inventory of buildings to maintain and support is made up of 144 buildings with a total gross area of  114,983m2. Approximate break down: Accommodations – 28,015 m2; Hangers – 2,559 m2; Institutional – 323 m2; Kitchens – 638 m2; Maintenance Transport – 42,733 m2; Office – 11,123 m2; and Warehouse – 22,592 m2.

Role of CBO

CBO provides Facilities Maintenance and Support Services to the British Army Training Unit (BATUS) at Canadian Forces Base Suffield in Ralston, Alberta. In addition to overseeing routine service to all 144 buildings on-site, CBO provides Demand Services arranged under Additional Work Requests for the entire training facility.

Hard Facilities Management Services:

  • Building Envelope Maintenance
  • Door Systems (Inspection, Testing, Maintenance, and Repair (ITMR)
  • Electrical Systems (ITMR)
  • Elevator and Lifting Systems (ITMR)
  • Fire Detection and Suppression Systems (ITMR)
  • Generator (ITMR)
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Systems (ITMR)
  • Life Safety Systems (ITMR)
  • Plumbing Systems (ITMR)
  • Pool Systems Maintenance and Repair (ITMR)

Soft Facilities Management Services:

  • Integrated Pest Management

Ancillary Services (Facility Support Services):

  • Service Management and Coordination
  • Job Tracking and Management
  • Plan and Drawing Management
  • Budgeting and Financial Control
  • Help Desk Services

Project Details

  • Client:
    Defence Construction Canada
  • Location:
    Ralston, Alberta
  • Project Length:
    2017-2021

Services

  • Facilities Management
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Suncor Firebag Aerodrome

Suncor Firebag Aerodrome

Project Description

Fort MacKay/Firebag Aerodrome is located 22 nautical miles (41 km; 25 mi) from the Firebag River, Alberta, Canada. The aerodrome was built to service the Firebag in-situ operation of Suncor Energy.

Role of CBO

CBO is the Prime Contractor for all Airside and Groundside Services at the Suncor Firebag Aerodrome located near Fort MacKay, Alberta. Our staff oversees the provision of all hard and soft support services and liaises directly with the client regarding all operational matters.

Airfield and Facility Management Support Services:

  • Passenger Handling and Baggage Check-in Services
  • Aircraft Arrival and Departure Activities
  • Cargo Loading and Ground Icing Operations
  • Airfield and Non-Airfield Maintenance (Snow and Ice Control)
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Equipment
  • Communications Administration Building (CAB) Advisory Services
  • Fuel Services

Project Details

  • Client:
    Suncor Energy Oil Sands Limited Partnership
  • Location:
    Fort MacKay, Alberta
  • Project Length:
    2016-2025

Services

  • Airfield and Facility Management Support Services
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Contracted Flying Training and Support (CFTS)—Southport Aerospace Centre

Contracted Flying Training and Support (CFTS)—Southport Aerospace Centre

Project Description

Southport Aerospace Centre Inc. was established as a not-for-profit, non-share corporation in 1992 to manage the assets of the former Canadian Forces Base Portage la Prairie, which was originally established in 1940 as a training base for military pilots. After the transition from CFB Portage to Southport occurred, military pilot training continued through the 3 Canadian Forces Flight Training School which was being operated by Bombardier and succeeded by Allied Wings (now KF Aerospace) in 2005 until present.

KF Aerospace Defence Programs provides instructors and instructional material, aircraft (including the responsibility for their servicing, maintenance and air worthiness) and all aircraft fuel, oil and lubricants. It also requires the provision of airfield services (including air traffic control, weather, aircraft rescue & firefighting, flight planning and snow and ice control services), as well as facilities services to support ground and flight training (including accommodation, food services, physical training, and some administrative and personnel support).

Role of CBO

CBO is part of a consortium led by KF Aerospace Defence Programs that provides ground training, flight training, and support services for Canadian Armed Forces pilots. CBO is responsible for overseeing the provision of airfield and facility support services for the training program. We also provide guidance to the consortium regarding long‑term capital investments versus routine maintenance programs.

Airfield Services:

  • Runway, Taxiway, and Apron Maintenance
  • Airfield Lighting and Navigation Aids
  • Air Traffic Control
  • Meteorological Services
  • Snow Removal
  • Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF)

Facility Management and Support Services:

  • Accommodations and Housekeeping
  • Food Services
  • Infrastructure, Maintenance, and Repair
  • Equipment Maintenance and Repair (Vehicles and Flight Simulators)

Project Details

  • Client:
    KF Aerospace
  • Location:
    Southport, Manitoba
  • Project Length:
    2005-2027

Services

  • Airfield Services
  • Facilities Management
  • Site Support Services
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4th Canadian Division Training Centre

4th Canadian Division Training Centre

Project Description

4th Canadian Division Training Centre (4 CDTC) Meaford was the first military installation in Canada to be wholly contracted to a civilian service provider for all facilities maintenance and logistics support services. 4 CDTC includes being a training facility for Regular and Reserve soldiers in Ontario, as well as, a variety of other countries military units and non-military agencies. Average year-round daily DND training population is approximately 600 personnel, with up to 1,400 additional personnel during the summer Reserve training period. Major military exercises and public events comprising up to 2,500 personnel have also been supported.

The facility consists of 40 fully serviced buildings (600,000+ square feet), and 100+ un-serviced minor buildings and miscellaneous range structures, including: ammunition storage, barracks, fire-hall, mess halls, maintenance facility, sewage and water treatment plants, supply, lecture buildings, office buildings, recreation center and a medical facility.

Role of CBO

CBO provides full-service operations support and maintenance services at the 4th Canadian Division Training Centre in Meaford, Ontario. As the Prime Contractor, CBO is responsible for overseeing all on-site services, as well as providing guidance to the client regarding preventive maintenance and capital planning.

Facilities Management and Operations Services:

  • Accommodations Management
  • Food Services
  • Housekeeping and Janitorial Services
  • Transportation Services (Fleet Management, Driver Training, Accident Investigation)
  • Fire and Life Safety Inspections, Training, Emergency Response
  • Waste Management, Hazmat Storage, and Disposal
  • Radiation Safety and Range Fire Protection
  • Weapons Maintenance
  • Tactical Radio and Electronics Repair and Supply
  • Motor Vehicle Recovery, Repair, and Maintenance
  • Supply Services
  • Water Supply and Distribution, Waste Water treatment, Petroleum Supply Management
  • Roads and Grounds (Landscaping and Range Maintenance, Road Maintenance, Snow Clearance)
  • Computer Infrastructure Support
  • Telecommunications Infrastructure
  • Building Operations and Maintenance
  • 24‑hour Security Alarm Monitoring
  • Utilities Maintenance
  • Energy Management
  • Construction Project Support
  • Military Police Administrative Support
  • Environmental Management
  • Property Services/Municipal Liaising

Project Details

  • Client:
    Canadian Department of National Defence
  • Location:
    Meaford, Ontario
  • Project Length:
    1995-2031

Services

  • Facility Management and Operations Services
  • Site Support Services