To provide high quality, cost-effective services to our clients while building the corporation’s assets in order to enrich the Native way of life and to provide opportunities for our shareholders.

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Tikigaq Construction, LLC, is composed of a team of qualified personnel, providing expertise in construction, project management, renovations, maintenance, and other construction-related services.  We work with our clients to ensure customer satisfaction, quality projects/products, and cost-effective services. We believe the key to any successful project is gaining a thorough understanding of the client’s needs and focusing our attention on satisfying those needs.

Tikigaq Construction has a proven track record of construction in myriad of environmental conditions, from the heat and humidity of Guam to the extreme cold of Arctic Alaska.  Our diverse and experienced staff includes project, field and site managers, and maintenance and facilities professionals.

At Tikigaq Construction, our vision is to remain on the leading edge of the industry by developing and executing to the highest standards.

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Project Experience

Tikigaq Construction, LLC has significant construction experience throughout the continental U.S. Alaska, Hawaii and Guam. As demonstrated in our resume and past performance our construction experience ranges from large heavy civil earthmoving contracts to highly secured office space renovations. Currently Tikigaq is engaged in delivery of several multidisciplined Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) and Multiple Award Construction Contract(MACC) Design Build Contracts with emphasis on the following;


  • NAVFAC Guam HUBZone Design‐Build MACC
  • GSA Region 7 HUBZone Design‐Build MACC
  • NAVFAC Southeast 8(a) Design‐Build MACC
  • NAVFAC Mid‐Atlantic HUBZone Design‐Build MACC
  • NAVFAC Mid‐Atlantic Environmental Remediation IDIQ
  • NAVFAC Southwest Range Sustainment MACC

Elevator Modernization – El Paso Historic Courthouse Buildings, El Paso, TX

Replacement & modernization of two (2) passenger elevators and one (1) freight elevator, and the complete build out of a new upper floor lobby area. In addition to replacing the three (3) elevators the systems were modified to extend the floors of service from the 4th floor to the 5th floor. The existing 5th floor had no opening for elevator access was previously used for enclosed storage; we transformed this existing space into a fully usable lobby area on the 5h floor.

Laredo Social Security Administration Barrier Wall, Laredo, TX

Design-build renovation requiring the demolition of five (5) transaction stations, installation of 21 new transaction stations, and addition of new interior office space for the Office of Adjudication and Review. The new transaction stations included high security transaction windows and all new electrical and communications outlets for each station. Additional work included the complete renovation of interior finishes, mechanical, electrical and fire protection.

Tornillo Land Port of Entry Phase 3, Tornillo, TX

Project covered the demolition and installation of barbed wire security fencing & double swing cable gates, placement of concrete sidewalks and crash barriers, relocation and placement of traffic control devices, demolition of existing asphalt, and all associated earthwork including trenching, excavation and geotextile fabric installation.

Construct SOF(Q225) NSWG-10 UAS Support Facility – Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek/Fort Story, Virginia

Construction of a new 6,894 square foot Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Support Facility Warehouse. Definable features of work included the demolition and repair work required to run conduit and cabling for communication and data from an adjacent building to the new UAS Support building, placement of structural concrete for the building foundation, CMU wall erection, erection of steel building framing, steel wall and roof panel installation, split-face exterior walls, utility rough-ins, fire suppression system, HVAC components, physical security equipment installation, parking lot placement and landscaping of the site.

BLDG 3811 2nd Deck Training Room Extension – Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek/Fort Story, Virginia

Design/build project included the demolition of the existing open platform and steel stairs leading to the 2nd deck.  Installation of a new, larger structural steel concrete infilled platform and stairs, HVAC upgrades, fire protection and life safety measures, electrical and communication upgrades, interior finishes and security upgrades.

Demolition of Building SDA 211 – Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia

Demolition of Building SDA-211, a 60,450 square foot building located at Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia historically used as a storage facility.  Prior to demolition activities, asbestos containing material (ACM) floor tiles and piping insulation was removed and disposed offsite.  All utilities servicing the building were identified, de-energized, and removed.  Building components which were salvageable were taken to a recycling facility.

River Road Disposal Area Soil Remediation and Debris Removal – North Carolina

Excavation of 3,180 tons of contaminated soil in 12-inch lifts where soils were both screened and visually inspected for unexploded ordnance/munitions and explosives of concern (UXO/MEC).  Contaminated soils were sampled and characterized for offsite disposal.  The sidewalls and floor of the excavation were sampled to ensure the vertical and lateral extent of contamination had been captured.  Once confirmation samples confirmed the area of contamination had been removed, backfill and site restoration of the area was completed.

Digital Geophysical Mapping (DGM) Survey and Intrusive Investigation at G-5 Range Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

Completed DGM using a Geonics EM61-MK2 coupled with a Trimble R10 RTK GPS during the Phase 1 operations on over 25 acres of an active range; followed by and intrusive investigation as Phase 2 of selected anomalies identified during the DGM.  The DGM survey identified 14,377 anomalies based on a 5-mV anomaly criterion using Channel 2 of the EM61-MK2 response.  A small percentage of the anomalies identified were included in the intrusive investigation; which yielded 58 pounds of material potentially presenting an explosive hazard (MPPEH) and 143 pounds of Material Documented as Safe (MDAS).

Surface Debris Clearance of Range Debris – MCB Quantico, Virginia
Remove surface debris from 681 acres of active range at MCB Quantico. Part of a larger overall base operation plan to routinely keep range debris low such that the active site remained safe. Nearly 16 tons of range debris (RD) was removed from the site including 150 lbs. of munitions debris (MD). There was a total of 12 live UXO items found during the surface clearance activities. All items were turned over to the MCB Range Control EOD Unit.  No explosive destructions occurred under this contract. All MD and RD were demilitarized before eventual shipment to an off-site recycle facility.

Point Hope Water and Sewer Project (Tikigaq/CONAM)
Implementation of all phases of the project included engineering design through construction and installation of a vacuum system. This project relied heavily on local labor pools and equipment. The Tikigaq project team played an important role in maintaining project schedules and providing technical assistance and training.

Equipment Warm Storage Buildings – Point Hope, Alaska
Constructed an 86’ x 89’ and 63’ x 86’ pre-engineered steel warm storage building for Heavy Equipment.

Area Wide New Housing Project – Point Hope, Alaska
Constructed six new homes in Point Hope using post and pad type foundations.

Ten Home Project – Point Hope/North Slope Borough, Alaska
Constructed 10 new homes in Point Hope using post and pad type foundations.

Search and Rescue Building – Point Hope, Alaska
Constructed a 30’ x 50’ pre-engineered steel building for search and rescue personnel.

Tikigaq School Renovation – Point Hope/North Slope Borough, Alaska
Constructed school addition, renovated classrooms and utility areas of the school.

Public Safety Office Remodel – Point Hope, Alaska
Constructed approximately a 30’ x 50’ garage area addition to existing building including backup generator and fuel day tank systems.

Point Hope Health Clinic Remodel – Point Hope, Alaska
Remodeled existing building and constructed 4,000 sq. ft. new addition.

Plumbing Upgrades – Twenty Homes, Point Hope, Alaska
Installed new supply and drainage systems as required, remodeled kitchens, added flush toilets and bathroom sinks.

Point Hope US Postal Service Building – Point Hope, Alaska (Tikigaq/CONAM)
New Post Office building constructed from the ground up using post and pad type foundations.

Point Hope Fire Station Remodel – Point Hope, Alaska
Removed and repaired deteriorated structural members in the fire station floor.  Project included demolition down to 50 percent of the structural metal, removal of damaged wood piles, diamond plate surfacing, sub-soffit and 4’ x 6’ decking.  Building was restored back to original condition. An oil/water separator with pump and sensors was added to auto-pump trench drain.

Point Hope Airport Maintenance/Snow Removal – Point Hope, Alaska
Maintain Point Hope runway, loading areas and state road from the village to the airport on a daily basis.

Marryat Lagoon Repair – Point Hope, Alaska (Tikigaq/Brice)
Repairs to barrier between the lagoon and the ocean.  Approximately 50 foot section of the barrier had been washed through. Section was backfilled and compacted to re-establish the barrier back to original conditions.

Privatization of Waste Management & Public Works Services – North Slope, Alaska
Contract with the North Slope Borough for village maintenance which includes: plowing the snow off the roads daily during the winter, supply water and sewage services to homes not on the main systems, collection and removal of trash to the land fill, assisting the local residence with snow plowing as required.

Point Hope Power Plant Generator Replacement – Point Hope, Alaska
Installed a new 910kw diesel-powered electric generator in the existing power plant at Point Hope. The project included modifying the existing power plant building to accommodate the new mechanical and electrical systems for the complete installation of the new generator.

Point Hope Weatherization & Emergency Housing – North Slope, Alaska
Updated facilities and weatherizing homes in Point Hope. The facilities that were updated include the search and rescue facility, generator and the USDW buildings. Work included miscellaneous floor structural repairs, removal and replacement of interior walls, re-plumb fuel systems and add day tank, replaced existing flooring and underlayment, replaced/repaired damaged doors, replaced interior and exit locking devices. RELI included weatherization of homes (i.e., adding rigid and blown insulation, air sealing, and adding new exterior siding).

AST – STI Inspections ACOE, Alaska Sites (Tikigaq/CONTI)
Inspection of fuel tanks under STI-SP001 inspection of approximately 1,000 above ground fuel tanks for the Army Corp of Engineers. This includes inspections in Alaska, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Guam.

Fort Wainwright Quick Fix Upgrades – Wainwright, Alaska
Multiple award contract to sustain, renovate and modernize current facilities on Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Construction includes all aspects necessary to maintain and upgrade these facilities. Tikigaq is currently in the third year of the five-year contract.

Range Clearance – Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (NAVFAC)
Tikigaq Construction was contracted by Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic to perform range surface clearance activities for the Gulf 10 Impact Area at Marine Corps Installation Range Complex, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina. Scope included the removal of surface munitions, materials potentially presenting an explosive hazard and range related debris larger than eight inches in length within 980 acres.

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Key Personnel

James Daniel, General Manager, Mobile, AL

Mr. Daniel has over 20 years of experience in progressive responsibilities related to construction management and contracting, with an emphasis over the last 12 years on heavy civil construction and government contracting. In his 20 plus years of construction management Mr. Daniel has refined his technical understanding of contracting utilizing budget and schedule management, resource optimization and operational efficiencies to support and serve the client/end-users needs.  During his tenure with Tikigaq Construction, LLC Mr. Daniel has held escalating positions of responsibility from project manager/estimator to Program Manager, then Senior Program Manager and was promoted to General Manager in August of 2018.

Mr. Daniel has managed contracts administered by numerous Governmental agencies within the continental US and US territories including GSA, SSA, USACE, USIBWC, NAVFAC and Airforce. He has significant experience in working within the confines of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and flow down contracting. He has managed a wide range of contracting disciplines from heavy civil to vertical construction, examples include; pump station upgrades, installation of pile and whaler systems, levee construction, deep soil stabilization, vertical and horizontal concrete installations, infrastructure, public building renovations, and design build construction services on public, private and commercial properties.

Jason Chebetar, Senior Program Manager, Virginia Beach, VA

Mr. Chebetar has managed multiple contracts, primarily with NAVFAC, in multiple regions under the NAVFAC environmental and construction programs.   During the execution of these contracts, disciplines included operational range clearance and range closures, environmental site delineation and remediation, chemical treatment of contaminated media, remedial investigations/feasibility studies, operation and maintenance of various treatment systems, landfill capping, design/build vertical construction, building demolition with environmental hazards, interior/exterior building renovations, MEP system upgrades, and infrastructure improvements.

Tory Passalacqua, PMP, Program Manager, Mobile, AL

Mr. Passalacqua has over six years of experience in the construction field in various roles from Site Superintendent, Project Manager to currently a Program Manager.  He has a B.S. in Engineering Management with a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.  Mr. Passalacqua is well versed in all aspects of the construction process – from design and bidding to the finished project.  His responsibilities include management, cost analysis, technical oversight, scheduling, procurement, estimating, planning, quality controls, and submittals.  He maintains close communication and coordination with the client for the duration of the projects and oversees project managers.  His projects have included most contracting types including IDIQ awards, and they have varied in size, scope, detail and magnitude.  He has extensive experience in commercial, federal and industrial areas.

Scott Enos, Program Manager, Virginia Beach, VA

Mr. Enos has over 34 years of experience in the construction industry with a strong foundation of work history in on-site construction management, building renovation, build-out, and demolition, with very strong skills in mechanical and electrical commercial / industrial HVAC systems and controls. Management and supervisory duties have included 3-phase quality control, health & safety roles, with daily/weekly productivity and financial reports and schedule updates. A variety of construction projects managed in excess of $1 to $10 million dollars. Work history also includes upper management roles and a proven aptitude for managing personnel. Customer oriented with strong communication skills and knowledge of the team concept for successful completion of complex schedule driven projects.

Gordon Omnik, Project Manager, Point Hope, AK

Mr. Omnik, a native of Point Hope, Alaska has extensive experience in construction management, staff development, contract negotiation, contract management and the supervision of technical staff.  Mr. Omnik has managed construction projects such as the North Slope Borough area wide new housing project in Point Hope (the project was for construction of six family units with a contract amount of $1,966,967). He has also managed the Point Hope airport maintenance program. Mr. Omnik has managed contracts for the North Slope Borough, the city of Point Hope, plus renovations and upgrades to the Native store and local churches.  The amounts for these projects totaled more than $500,000.

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Tikigaq Construction, LLC

Headquarters – Wasilla

701 S Knik Goose Bay Road

Suite M

Wasilla, AK 99654

Phone: (907) 864-6150

Fax: (907) 357-5452

Principal Office – Mobile

2614 Halls Mill Rd

Mobile, AL 36606

Phone: (251) 443-1155

Fax: (251) 443-1140

Point Hope Office

817 Qalgi Avenue

Point Hope, Alaska 99766

Phone: (907) 368-2235

Fax: (907) 368-2531

Virginia Beach Office

2809 Lynnhaven Rd. Suite 200

Virginia Beach, VA 23452

Phone: (757) 318-9420

Fax: (757) 318-9421

Guam Office

643 Chalan San Antonio, Suite 106

Tamuning GU 96913

Phone: (671) 969-2133

Fax: (671) 989-0865

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