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PRESIDENT,
Mr. Charles O. Burlew, Jr.

“The vital power of an imaginative work demands a diversity with its unity; and the stronger the diversity, the more massive the unity.”

– D. L. Sayers

Diversity is vital to every project we pursue at Kirlin.  The uniqueness of individual strengths, ideas, and viewpoints, contribute to the collective that is key to Kirlin Builders’ success.  Kirlin Builders is wholly focused on the satisfaction of our customers through the on-time delivery of quality construction products, through the power of a diverse workforce and network of subcontractors who significantly and consistently contribute to our more than 24-year history of accomplishment of that goal.

At Kirlin Builders, we understand that in order to grow, we must always look for ways to improve what we do.  To ensure our ability to provide our customers and stakeholders the quality and value Kirlin Builders is known for, Kirlin looks to the horizon at a multifaceted sea of individuals and businesses who bring new technology, innovation, and perspectives to the construction industry.

Internships, Mentor Protégé and Joint Venture Programs, Subcontractor Outreach, and Strategic Teaming are just some of the programs that we hope will continue to attract qualified candidates and business partners to be a part of the Kirlin Team.

At Kirlin Builders we continually strive to develop unique, dynamic employee and business relationships with qualified candidates and subcontractors, from Large to Small Businesses and Disadvantaged firms.  We seek to foster long-term sustainable relationships with individuals whose service philosophy, commitment to results and the on-time delivery of a quality product, is in line with our business philosophy.

At Kirlin Builders we hope to be a meaningful part of your professional journey in the construction industry.

Work with Kirlin Builders

KB is a preeminent provider of Design-Build, repair, renovation, and new construction services.  At KB we understand the value in diversity in delivering new technology and innovation to benefit our customers.  KB’s national reputation of successfully providing constructions services lies in great part to our Subcontractor relationships, with firms whose business model aligns with our vision, as a principled, respected leader in the design construction industry.  At KB, we seek to work with firms who are as passionate as we are about making a difference for our customers.

KB is singularly committed to providing opportunity to Small Business Concerns (SBC) and Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) and supporting the local economies where we perform work.  KB has as awarded  more than 74% of its subcontract work to Small, Minority, Woman-Owned, and Veteran-Owned businesses across the United States.  We are proud of this achievement which supports our:

  • Commitment to equal  opportunity,
  • Satisfies our customers’ needs in diversity, and
  • Meets the expectations of all laws and regulations.

KB is proud to maintain a business model that contributes to the and economic growth and success of SBC and MBE construction firms across the United States.

We’re looking for every construction trade imaginable! KB performs full building renovation and renewal, requiring all major trades, as well as more specialized expertise. We are especially looking for Small Businesses.  Even if you’re not sure of your business size or socio-economic status, we can help you through the process of pre-qualifying with us and registering for small business certification!

Subcontracting opportunities are available in, but not limited to the following construction trades and Construction Specifications Institute codes:

Select here for a downloadable list

  • 01 91 00     Commissioning
  • 02 40 00    Building Demolition
  • 02 80 00    HAZMAT
  • 03 00 00    Concrete
  • 04 00 00    Masonry
  • 05 12 00     Structural Steel
  • 05 50 00     Misc. Metals
  • 06 42 00     Wood Casework
  • 07 24 00     Insulation (EIFS)
  • 07 50 00     Roofing
  • 07 90 00     Joint Sealants
  • 08 10 00     Doors & Hardware
  • 08 45 00     Windows
  • 09 20 00     Drywall / Framing
  • 09 30 00     Tiling
  • 09 50 00     Ceiling
  • 09 65 00   Flooring – Resilient
  • 09 67 00   Flooring – Fluid App.
  • 09 68 00   Flooring – Carpet
  • 09 90 00   Painting
  • 10 00 00   Specialties
  • 11 40 00    Foodservice Equip
  • 11 50 00    Educ. & Sci. Equip
  • 11 60 00    Ent. & Rec. Equip
  • 11 70 00    Medical Equipment
  • 11 74 00    Dental Equipment
  • 11 94 00    Vet Equipment
  • 12 00 00    Initial Outfitting
  • 12 30 00    Manf. Casework
  • 13 34 19     Metal Buildings
  • 13 34 23     Fab. Structures
  • 14 20 00    Elevators
  • 21 00 00    Fire Protection
  • 22 00 00    Plumbing
  • 22 32 00    Water Treatment
  • 22 60 00    Medical Gases
  • 23 00 00    HVAC & Mechanical
  • 23 05 93    TAB for HVAC
  • 23 08 00    Commissioning
  • 25 00 00    Building Controls
  • 26 00 00    Electrical
  • 27 00 00    Data/Comm.
  • 27 51 16     Public Address
  • 27 52 23     Nurse Call
  • 28 10 00     Security Systems
  • 28 39 00     Mass Notification
  • 32 00 00     Landscaping
  • 33 00 00     Sitework / Utilities

TELL US WHO YOU ARE…

New to Kirlin?

  1. Review what we buy and subcontract.
  2. Download and submit a Subcontractor Information Form and a .pdf capability
    statement.

Current Subcontractor with Kirlin?

  1. Email VetMe@kirlingroup.com to verify information for your firm is current (Less than 1-year old)
  2. If the information is out of date, submit a new Subcontractor Information Form

RECEIVE INVITATIONS TO BID…

  • Kirlin utilizes to send out invitations to bid.
  • Be sure your company is registered in iSqFt.com.
  • ITBs are sent out based on analysis of the Scope of Work (SOW) and place of performance.
  • Invitation is based on CSI codes (Construction Specification Institute), and place of performance.
  • Contact the Estimator and Project Manager listed on the bid with any questions.

Participation by SB, MBE, SDB, DBE, ANC, NHO, WOSB, HUBZone, VOSB and SDVOSB firms is encouraged and appreciated.

INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS

  1. Have a valid 9-digit DUNS and Federal Tax ID/EIN
  2. Registered in SAM.GOV with valid Cage Code and completed ORCA
  3. Submit Builders’ Liability Insurance (and applicable Risk) per contract minimums(*)
  4. Submit Performance and Payment Bonds in the amount of contract
  5. Per FAR 52.219-9 Large Businesses must submit SB Subcontracting and separate SB Participation Plan
  6. Per FAR 52.222-54 Company and Employees must be registered in E-Verify
  7. Provide a material take-off of your bid per instructions
  8. Provide a Cost Breakout for each trade/discipline
  9. Include all applicable state and local taxes unless project specifically identified as tax exempt
  10. Have current Subcontractor Information Form on file NTE 1-year prior to bid due date
  11. Be registered and compliance in Avetta (third party) prequalification system at time of award

(*) COI must be submitted prior to commencement of work.

HOW TO QUALIFY – All subcontractors who have personnel that will work on any jobsite are required to be registered in Avetta (third party pre-qualifier) as a condition of any awarded work.  

What is Avetta and why is it required?  Safety, quality control, sustainable performance, and risk mitigation are key factors to Kirlin success.  Avetta is an online third party prequalification portal that:

  • Streamlines the prequalification process for all Providers
  • Helps Kirlin identify the safest most capable Providers
  • Providers have access to a greater number of Kirlin opportunities
  • Access to other firms within the Avetta Network
  • Avetta helps Providers with Safety and compliance requirements
  • Avetta helps Providers keep their information current

Annual fees associated with Avetta:

TYPE FEE INFORMATION
QuickVet $99.00
  • Annual
  • Bid-only
  • New to Kirlin, or not currently contracted but wish to bid opportunities
  • Gets applied toward full registration when completed 45 days prior to QuickVet expiration.
1-Year Subscription $1,116.00

Annual Membership Includes:

  • Registration Fee (1st year only*)
  • AuditGuard, DocuGuard, and Insure Guard

(*) Activation fee does not apply in subsequent subscription years.

EXCEPTIONS:  Subcontractor providers / suppliers who do not perform physical work at the jobsite level.  

Kirlin does not prohibit any Subcontractor provider / supplier from submitting an offer; however, subcontractors who perform work at the site level must be fully registered in Avetta, before work can be awarded.

AVETTA Registration and Questions:

Register Online. Each subcontractor must register on the Avetta website at http://pages.avetta.com/kirlin and select Kirlin Group, to get access to Kirlin, our Joint Ventures, and all of the Kirlin Group companies.  If you are already a member with Avetta, simply log into your account and link your company with Kirlin Group. Avetta representatives will be available to help by phone, at (877) 725-3022.

Questions?
Direct all registration questions to Avetta.

How do I contact Avetta?
Phone: (877) 725-3022

Email address: registrations@avetta.com

Below is information needed to be added to our bidders’ list.  Items marked with an (*) are required for Avetta qualification, to work on site.  See the Avetta Qualification Tab for more information.

  • Basic Company Information
  • DUNS Number
  • Tax ID | EIN Number
  • IRS W-9
  • Company Financials*
  • Bonding Information
  • Number of Employees
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Current EMR
  • Safety and OSHA Information*
  • Quality Control Information*
  • Environmental Information*
  • Sales and Procurement Points of Contact
  • Company Registered in E-Verify
  • Company Registered in SAM.GOV
    • Cage Code (Requires Registration in SAM.GOV)
    • Online Representations and Certifications (ORCA) Completed
  • Small and Minority Business Certification Documents (Where applicable)
    • SBA 8a
    • SBA HUBZone (Federal only, State certification not applicable)
    • Minority-Owned Business
    • Tribally-Owned Business
    • Economic or Socially Disadvantaged
    • Woman or Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned
    • Veteran or Service Disabled Veteran-Owned
    • DOT, or other transportation authority
    • State, County or other
    • National Minority Supplier Development Council or other
  • Electronic Capability Statement or Brochure

Click,  view, and download below for continuing small business education materials from our Small Business Center:

De-Mystifying Small Business Standards:

Effective Marketing Techniques:

A primary customer of Kirlin Builders, LLC (KB) is the Federal Government, and as such, all of our contracts for federal work contain the following FAR clauses:

As a result, all subcontractors (except small business) who submit an offer more than $700,000 for service or $1.5 million for construction must include an Individual Subcontracting Plan and Small Business Participation Plan with their offer.  They must also submit an Individual Subcontract Report (ISR) and their Summary Subcontract Report (SSR), in accordance with paragraph (l) of FAR 52.219-9 using the Electronic Subcontracting Reporting System (eSRS) at http://www.esrs.gov.

Individual Subcontracting Plans, must  address subcontracting with small business (SB); veteran-owned small business (VOSB); service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB); HUBZone small business (HUBZ);  small disadvantaged business (SDB); women-owned small business (WOSB) concerns, and Alaskan Native Corporations or Indian tribal-owned firms (ANC), with a separate part for the basic contract and separate parts for each option (if any).

The subcontracting plan shall be included in and made a part of the resultant contract if awarded. Large businesses must negotiate and get an approval of Individual Subcontracting Plans within the time specified by the KB Solicitation.  Failure to submit and negotiate the subcontracting plan shall make the Offeror ineligible for award of a contract.

Individual Subcontracting plans must include all of the requirements of FAR 52.219-9 and:

  • goals expressed in terms of percentage of total contract dollars, in addition to goals expressed as a percentage of total subcontract dollars
  • include all subcontracts that contribute to contract performance, and include a proportionate share of products and services that are normally allocated as indirect costs. In accordance with 43 U.S.C. 1626–
  • List the name of the person in the organization responsible for administering the subcontracting plan, and their contact information
  • A Small Business Participation Plan that details how the contractor plans to ensure maximum practicable opportunity and participation by Small Business on their contract.
  • A commitment to hold subcontractors whose contracts offer opportunity to Small Business accountable for submitting subcontracting plans and reporting in accordance with FAR 52.219-9.

For more information, or assistance, please contact:

Lisa C. King
Administrator:  Contracts and Small Business
lsmith@jjkllc.com
301.315.7441

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Please see the following websites for additional industry-supported information regarding your small business qualifications.

SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT (CAGE CODES & FEDERAL REGISTRATION):

U. S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA) FEDERAL CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

NORTH AMERICAN INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION CODES (NAICS):

SBA TABLE OF SMALL BUSINESS SIZE STANDARDS MATCHED TO NAICS

Kirlin Builders understands the complexity of navigating the Federal Contracting arena, and the challenges faced by small businesses who seek to expand their foothold in the Federal Construction Marketplace.

Kirlin Builders regularly reviews the performance of our subcontractors through their responsiveness to Bid Invitations, competitive pricing, on-time delivery of service, professionalism, and quality of work.

Through our ongoing efforts to ensure Small Business Participation in the Federal Contracting arena, Kirlin Builders has developed a Strategic Partnership program where we identify those subcontractors who have demonstrated quality performance and a professional business model to match our own, and make partners of those exemplary subcontractors.

The SBA Mentor Protégé and Joint Venture programs of Kirlin Builders give qualified SBA 8a Certified firms the opportunity to gain additional experience, enhanced capabilities and financial support to pursue larger projects they could not previously obtain on their own.

SBA MENTOR PROTÉGÉ REQUIREMENTS:

SBA JOINT VENTURE REQUIREMENTS:

For more information, and if you are interested in being considered for the Kirin Builders Mentor Protégé and Joint Venture programs, please contact the Kirlin Small Business Administrator at PREQUAL@JJKLLC.COMAttention:  Mentor Protégé Program