US Army Corps of Engineers
Pittsburgh District Website

Mission Statement

Our mission is to sustain the Corps of Engineers as a premier organization in developing small businesses and maximizing their opportunities to participate in our procurements, thereby ensuring a broad base of capable suppliers to support the Corps of Engineers' mission and strengthen our Nation's economic development.


Important Information

If your small business has a regulatory compliance or enforcement issue, you can explore your rights here.

You can also visit the SBA Office of the National Ombudsman's website for additional information.

Contact Us

Deputy for Small Business
Pittsburgh District
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
William S. Moorhead Federal Building
1000 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Telephone: (412) 395-7100
Fax: (412) 644-5109


Green button links to Sherrie Plonski email



What We Do

Cranes are used to fix Pittsburgh locksThe Pittsburgh District is a diversified, full-service Civil Works District, performing design, construction, operations, and maintenance services to five states within our region. We are responsible for flood damage reduction, recreation, environmental restoration, hydropower, storm damage reduction, regulatory, water supply, and emergency response.


The Pittsburgh District supports small businesses through:
 - Attending and supporting national and local small business trade shows and conferences
 - Counseling and educating small businesses via phone and face-to-face interaction
 - Providing informational handouts, pamphlets, and brochures about doing business with the Pittsburgh District
 - Interfacing with Small Business Development Centers, Procurement Technical Assistance Centers, Minority Business Outreach Centers, and Veterans Business Groups within our region. 

We are proactive in ensuring that these businesses receive maximum practicable opportunities to participate in and receive a fair share of contracts awarded.

We require the support of large prime contractors in awarding meaningful subcontracts to the small business community through including subcontracting plans as a requirement of the prime contract. 

The Pittsburgh District fully supports all federal programs established for the benefit of all small business groups, including:

- Small
- Small Disadvantaged
- Women-Owned
- HUBZone 
- Veterans
- Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business


For more information about what we do and to access additional resources, see the links at right.