The ERDC Contracting Office (ECO) provides comprehensive acquisition solutions in times of peace, war and disaster for ERDC and its national and global partners. ERDC's mission does NOT include construction.
ERDC ECO Branches:
Vicksburg Branch: Consists of four lab-specific teams, each led by a Team Leader/Contracting Officer, which provide all contracting support (except for construction) for the four Vicksburg, Miss. laboratories (Environmental, Information Technology, Coastal and Hydraulics, and Geotechnical and Structures) and ERDC's Command Staff Division offices.
Enterprise Systems Services (ESS) Branch: Provides USACE-wide enterprise Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) support. The branch comprises three teams with a Team Lead/Contracting Officer leading each team. Team A and Team B provide contract administration of the existing Lockheed Martin enterprise support contract with mission focus for all IM/IT functional areas including Automation, Communication, Information Assurance, Records Management, Printing & Publications, and Visual Information. Team C provides USACE-wide enterprise IM/IT support for all new non-Lockheed Martin acquisition requirements. Team C's Team Lead/Contracting Officer serves as the Alternate Contracting Officer for the ESS Branch Chief.
Special Programs Branch: Responsible for those acquisitions that involve unique, complex programs or high-emphasis areas of concern. The branch comprises four teams: the Computer Aided Drafting and Design/Building Information Modeling Team, the Joint Test and Evaluation Team, the Transportation Information Systems Team, and the Government Purchase Card Team.
Champaign Branch and Team Hanover: Consists of two lab specific teams, each led by a Team Leader/Contracting Officer, that provide all contracting support (except for construction) for the Construction Engineering Research Lab in Champaign, Ill. and the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab in Hanover, N.H.