Contractor Procurement

Process Requirements

Procurement of services and materials for Wolverine Pipe Line Company is guided by a system of continuously improving processes and procedures, which focus on safe operations and an optimal price delivering the best overall value to the Company and its shareholders.

Procurement of services and materials for Wolverine Pipe Line Company is guided by a system of continuously improving processes and procedures, which focus on safe operations and an optimal price delivering the best overall value to the Company and its shareholders.

Procurement Process Requirements

  • Wolverine Pipe Line Company maintains a Preferred Contractors List (PCL).
  • Wolverine employees submit requests for a prospective contractor/vendor to be screened for addition to the PCL if the contractor’s work is considered Medium – High risk.
  • Screening process includes Drug & Alcohol compliance and a Health & Safety Evaluation for Medium – High risk work.
  • Audits are performed to confirm compliance.
  • National Compliance Management Service (NCMS) provides Drug & Alcohol monitoring for Wolverine preferred contractors considered Medium-High risk.
  • ISN (ISNetworld) provides health and safety evaluations for contractors performing Medium – High risk work. A membership to ISN is required to be considered an approved contractor on Wolverine’s PCL.
  • Security Background Checks (SBC) are required if Wolverine determines the contractor performs security sensitive activities. SBCs are performed in accordance with Wolverine requirements & conducted by firms approved or accepted by Wolverine.
  • A Continuing Service Agreement may be established if the anticipated utilization of a contractor’s services is high and generally over a long term. A Field Work Order Agreement will be created directly by employees for less frequent, occasional needs. Other types of contracts are used in special situations.
  • Wolverine Pipe Line Company Terms & Conditions for Order of Goods and Services.

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