Bureau of Indian Affairs - BIA

Chemawa Indian School

VALUE: $253,000

SCOPE: The purpose of this Negotiated Bid-Build project was to improve security and control access to the Chemawa Indian School in Salem, Oregon. The existing guard shack for the site was located at the far end of a 600-foot driveway and very close to a busy county road. Installing a new, owner-provided guard shack allowed vehicles to pull off of the road while waiting to be screened by the security guard. RJS was the prime contractor.


    • Occupied Space
    • Working Hour Restrictions
    • Special Security Requirements
    • Selective Demolition
    • Low Voltage
    • HVAC
    • Fencing
    • Colored Concrete

    Chemawa Concession Stand

    CONTRACT: #A15PC00081
    LOCATION: Salem, OR
    VALUE: $775,000
    COMPLETION: 2017


    SCOPE: RJS was the Prime Contractor for the repair and renovation of the concession stand at the Chemawa Indian School campus. Scope included: removal of the existing roofing and T&G wood decking, addition of metal roof decking, renovation of the existing concession area and restrooms, custom casework, epoxy flooring, FRP wall panels, H/M doors and jambs, hardware, glazing, overhead door, LED lighting, architectural concrete, new masonry, asphalt, & concrete paving, addition of (2) new ADA compatible rest rooms, new storage rooms, and electrical system upgrade including CCTV. Self-performance included, project supervision, quality control management, temporary power, painting, and selective demolition.


      • Self-Performance
      • Remove/replace TPO roofing, tongue and groove decking
      • Frame, insulate, drywall and paint ceilings & walls for ADA restrooms
      • Install  epoxy flooring
      • Install video security cameras
      • Install interior and exterior LED lighting

      Busby Modular Quarters Complex

      CONTRACT: #A12PC00538
      LOCATION:  Busby, MT
      VALUE: $1.58M
      COMPLETION:  2014

      SCOPE: his project consisted of providing and installing (4) residential units, including (2) three bedroom and (2) two bedroom modular units for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Busby, MT.  These modular buildings are wood framed and have asphalt shingle roofing, Hardie-lap siding, Milgard windows, linoleum flooring, laminated hardwood flooring, ceramic tile counter-top and back-splash, residential appliances, oak cabinets, handgun safes, photo-voltaic roof panels, low voltage including communications and safety and security, fire suppression system, and site built entry porches with metal railings and composite decking.  RJS raised the elevation 4’ for this complex. Site improvements included exterior concrete sidewalk and driveway, site grading, retaining walls, hydro-seeding, propane tanks, utilities, and a central pump house for the fire suppression system.  The foundation and crawl space had several special requirements do to this location’s climate.


        • Self-Performed civil, rough carpentry, and concrete
        • Remote Location
        • Worked with TERO office to hire local TERO registered workers