Today it was announced we are seeking applications for local businesses to become contractors on Columbia Gas Transmission’s (TCO) Virginia Reliability Project (VRP).TC Energy is seeking the expertise of a wide range of services, including transportation, food and catering, health and safety, security, administrative, and construction services, among many others.“The Virginia Reliability Project is committed to partnering with businesses that reflect the communities who represent the diversity of Southeast Virginia,” said Marlon Merritt, Vice President, Supply Chain, TC Energy. “As we update the Columbia Gas Transmission system, we will continue to look for individuals and businesses who can help us maximize the local economic benefits of this project. Ultimately the project will create local jobs, boost the region’s economy, and supply the area with modernized, affordable, and reliable energy.”The VRP will result in an estimated $562.6 million in economic output that will benefit the local workforce.
Supplier diversity, equity, and inclusion is a proactive process that provides all vendors with equal opportunities to conduct business with the company. TC Energy is committed to pursuing every opportunity to hire local, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) and Indigenous-owned businesses to support the Virginia Reliability Project and benefit from the jobs the project is expected to generate.Those interested in learning more about these opportunities can visit the Virginia Reliability Project's website for additional information about the project and to sign up to learn more about becoming a vendor.Those with additional questions should contact the VRP team at firstname.lastname@example.org.