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05DJIBOUTI582
2005-06-16 15:19:00
UNCLASSIFIED
Embassy Djibouti
Cable title:  

EMBASSY DJIBOUTI CONSTRUCTION SECURITY PLAN

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						UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 DJIBOUTI 000582 

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR DS/PSD/PCB AND OBO/PE/CSM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ASEC ABLD AMGT KSEO DJ
SUBJECT: EMBASSY DJIBOUTI CONSTRUCTION SECURITY PLAN
(CSP)-INSTALLATION OF AIR CONDITIONING UNITS IN CAA

REF: DJIBOUTI 578

SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED. PLEASE PROTECT ACCORDINGLY.



1. (U) This is an ACTION REQUEST. See paragraph 12.



2. (U) This telegram constitutes the Construction Security
Plan (CSP) for the installation of split-pack air conditioning
units in the Executive Suite of the CAA of Embassy Djibouti.
This project requires confirmation. No action/work will be
undertaken for this project until notification of completed
confirmation action is received from the Department.



3. (SBU) Statement of Work: The subject project involves the
installation of FOUR (4) split-pack air conditioning units in
the Executive Suite of the CAA of Embassy Djibouti. There is
no work in the core areas involved in this project. The
four (4) split-pack air conditioning units will be installed
on the walls of the CAA, with a four to five inch penetration
made in CAA outer wall for the refrigerant and drainage tubes
of the split unit. The current air conditioning system for
this area has failed and the installation of these split
units will service the Executive Suite of the CAA until the
completion of the NEC construction project in late 2008, some
three years hence. The work for installation of the split
units will be accomplished in the following manner:



A. Boring of Hole in outer wall for passage of refrigerant
and drainage tubes. (One hour required)



B. Installation of new split pack A/C unit including
electrical connections. (five hours total)



C. Testing of unit (One hour total)



D. Cleanup and retouch (one hour total)



4. (U) Estimated start date: 26 June 2005



5. (SBU) Estimated completion date: The placement of each
split unit will take less than one (1) day (8/hour day, M-F).
The installation of all four units will take no more than five
(5) days. Work for installation of each unit will begin and
be finished the same day. The estimated completion date for
this project is 1 July 2005, or earlier if approval of this
CSP can be expedited.



6. (SBU) Estimated Cost: US $1567.00 plus overtime of $ 212.00
for each split installation. Total of approximately
$ 7836.00 for all four units.



7. (SBU) Labor Schedule: Locally Employed Staff (LES) employees
of the Embassy will perform the A/C unit installation and
connection. There will be a total of four (4) LES workers
performing the tasks. Criminal and other indices checks have
already been conducted on these embassy employees with negative
results. As work will take place within CAA, the LES employees
performing the work will be under continuous escort and
surveillance by appropriately cleared American employees. Two
cleared American employees will monitor the four LES workers to
maintain the proper escort ratio.



8. (U) Procurement plan: The split units and materials for this
project will be acquired through random selection from post
stock (4 units to be selected from 49 units available from post
stock at GSO).



9. (SBU) Secure Storage: Split units after random selection
will be taken to and maintained in secure storage in the CAA,
and maintained under surveillance and U.S. control.



10. (SBU) The Embassy RSO is designated as the primary Site
Security Manager (SSM) and will interface regularly with the
construction personnel and security escorts to insure
compliance with security procedures. The RSO (SSM) will have
unrestricted access to the work site to ensure full compliance
with proper security procedures and requirements. The RSO (SSM)
may delegate the day-to-day operations of this project to the
GSO, MO, or other security personnel, but remains responsible
for the security requirements associated with this specific
project. The RSO (SSM) may supplement, but will not lessen
the provisions of this CSP as required by local conditions or
prevailing circumstances. The RSO (SSM) will promptly notify
the escort personnel of any security inconsistencies or
unauthorized work materials found on the site. The RSO SSM),
in consultation with OBO/PE/SM/OPB and DS/PSD/CAT, may hold
the project in abeyance pending resolution of any
inconsistencies or security related issues until such a time
as remedial actions are taken to resolve the problem.



11. (SBU) Project documentation: The Escort Personnel, acting
by and through the RSO (SSM), will maintain a log, which
identifies workers, materials, details of work, and any
anomalies. The RSO (SSM) will immediately report any
deviation from the CSP plan to DS/PSD/CAT and OBO/PE/SM/OPB.
The log will be verified daily by the RSO (SSM) and become
part of the permanent project documentation to support any
additional technical inspections.


12. (SBU) ACTION REQUESTED: Embassy Djibouti requests
DS/PSD/CAT review and concur with this CSP. Work is estimated
to start in late June, or earlier if approval of this CSP is
received. Points of contact for this project are
RSO Marc Ramos, x2307, GSO-Marissa Scott, x2238, and
Management officer-Howard McGowan, x2313. Embassy Djibouti
Telephone is (011) (253) 35-39-95.



13. RSO has cleared this message.

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