Horizontal Portfolio

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What is the HIC?

As the Horizontal Integrated Contractor (HIC) for the National Western Center, Hensel Phelps will manage the Work Order Based Integrated Construction Contract to enable the Horizontal Portfolio for Phases 1 and 2 of the capital build. Project elements include preparations to make the site ready for construction, riverfront open space, sitewide infrastructure, site investigations and survey, National Western Drive, Bettie Cram Drive, and DRIR rail consolidation.


Workforce

In conjunction with the Mayor’s Office of the National Western Center, the HIC team has created a pilot workforce development program to connect individuals to industry jobs for the HIC project. The pilot program includes outreach, training and employment opportunities.

By connecting industry and job seekers to the NWC program, we are hoping to support the construction industry, build a qualified workforce, enrich the local economy and improve the quality of life for residents through better jobs and additional skills. To learn more about how to get involved, please submit one of the forms below:

Current Opportunities

Railroad Heavy Equipment Operator

1 full-time position available, $25.00 per hour

  • Railroad experience preferred.  Applicant must have verifiable experience operating heavy equipment. Front end loader, backhoe, excavator, motor grader, skid steer loader experience required.  Hourly rate is a minimum and actual rate will be commensurate with experience.
  • Pre-employment drug screen required.
  • Background clearance required
  • Driver’s license required

Please reach out to Jocelyn Robinson at 303.619.2589 for more information. To apply, email resume to JRobinson1@henselphelps.com

Railroad Laborer

2 full-time positions available, $18.00 per hour

  • Railroad experience preferred.  General labor experience acceptable if willing to learn railroad trade.  Hourly rate is a minimum and actual rate will be commensurate with experience.
  • Pre-employment drug screen required.
  • Background clearance required
  • Driver’s license required

Please reach out to Jocelyn Robinson at 303.619.2589 for more information. To apply, email resume to JRobinson1@henselphelps.com.

Traffic Control Specialist

15 full-time positions available, $14.00 per hour

Responsibilities:

  • Set up a safe work zone with all necessary cones, barrels, barricades, etc.
  • Stop and slow paddles to control the flow of traffic and perform lane closures
  • Effective communication with your work partner to conduct the flow of traffic
  • Provide leadership support and guidance to ensure safety standards are met

Qualifications – all candidates must:

  • Submit a pre-employment drug screen and pre-employment background check
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Be comfortable working around high volumes of moving traffic, standing 8-12 hours, and lifting 40-60lbs.

This is an outdoor position; individuals will be working in all weather conditions. Benefits include competitive pay, quarterly safety bonus and employee referral bonus, and paid training and certification. To apply, please complete the pre-hire applicant information form and email to JRobinson1@henselphelps.com. Please reach out to Jocelyn Robinson at 303.619.2589 for more information.

 

For more information on employment opportunities on the HIC project, please click on our project partner logos above.

Office Hours

Postponed due to COVID-19. Please visit work-now.org or reach out to Jocelyn Robinson at JRobinson1@henselphelps.com or 303-619-2589 for more information. 

NWC HIC Workforce Pilot Dashboard Report

 

Bidding opportunities

2.01 - Temporary Office Remodel Updates Bidding Closed Bidding Closed
3.01B - DRIR Rail Realignment Informational Flyer Bidding Closed Bidding Closed
3.04 - CSU Animal Health Informational Flyer Bidding Closed Bidding Closed
3.06 Equestrian Center & Barn Pad Ready Informational Flyer Bidding Closed Bidding Closed
3.02/3.08 Pad Ready, CSU WRC, Bettie Cram Drive Informational Flyer Bidding Closed Bidding Closed
3.07a Livestock Center and WSSA Legacy Pad Ready Informational Flyer Bidding Closed Bidding Closed
3.07b National Western Drive, North Livestock Yards, Energy Partner Piping, Delgany and Sheep Bridge repairs Informational Flyer Remote Pre-Bid Meeting July 15, 10 a.m. MST Bids Due Aug. 10, 2020 before 11:30 a.m.

TYPE 2 – Temporary Site Works

  • Overall Site Services to Enable Construction Such As:
    • Central Site Construction Office
    • Noise and Dust Control
    • Survey
    • Traffic Control
    • Erosion and Sediment Control
    • Snow Removal
    • Overall Construction Coordination
    • Vegetation Removal
    • Logistics and Interface with Concurrent Operations
M/WBE Goals will be assigned to Type 2 and Type 3 Work Orders.

TYPE 3 – Final Construction of Horizontal Portfolio

  • Enabling Work
  • Bulk Earthwork with Material Management
  • Sitewide Infrastructure
  • Final ROW; Roads
  • Utilities
  • Bridges
  • Sidewalks
  • Rail Consolidation
  • Pad-Ready Site Development
  • Temporary Works
  • Riverfront Open Space

Meetings & Events

The Mayor’s Office of the National Western Center (NWCO) and the Horizontal Integrated Contractor (HIC) Hensel Phelps (HP) have issued a Request for Bids for National Western Drive, North Livestock Yards, Energy Partner Piping, Delgany and Sheep Bridge repairs. Bids for Heavy Civil General Contractors will be accepted. The scope of work includes demo, earthwork, erosion control, utilities, right-of-way work, power and paving for livestock yards.

3.07b Remote Pre-Bid Information Meeting

July 15, 2020

10 a.m. Mountain Time

Please join the meeting through Microsoft Teams by visiting this link at the time of the event.

Bids will be due on Aug. 10, 2020, before 11:30 a.m. through Building Connected.

 

Soil Import Applications

The Horizontal Integrated Construction Program at the National Western Center is accepting soil import applications through May 2023. Interested parties must meet the guidelines outlined below in order for the soil to be accepted:

  • The soil must be free of charge, including costs to transport it to the job site.
  • The soil must have a maximum particle size of two inches, less than 40% passing a No. 200 sieve, a liquid limit less than 25 and a plasticity index less than 10.
  • Material testing data should be provided and tests should be made in accordance with ASTM D1556-00 or D5195-14.
  • The soil must meet the Guidance for Reuse of Soil on City Projects memo.
  • A schedule, including quantity to be delivered daily, must be provided.
  • The soil location must be provided.

Applications can be submitted electronically to Kyle Bonde at kbonde@henselphelps.com and will be accepted until May 2023.

 

Horizontal Portfolio Team

Horizontal Integrated Contractor: Hensel Phelps (task and work order-based construction services)

Horizontal Designer: Merrick & Company (design services)

Rail Consolidation Design: Wilson & Company (design services)

Contact Us

Samantha Brooke, HIC Project Manager
SBrooke@henselphelps.com

Jocelyn Robinson, Workforce Development Coordinator
JRobinson1@henselphelps.com

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