SCIF Construction

Palmer's Contracting Group is a leading design-build construction firm specializing in SCIF (Sensitive Compartmentalized Information Facilities). PCG has subject matter experts on hand to include ICD 705 requirements. PCG has built numerous SCIF spaces for private sector firms and the intelligence community.


As a qualified SCIF contractor with more than 25 years of SCIF construction experience, we can guide you through the planning, construction and accreditation process. Scott Palmer is considered a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the Design/Construction/Consulting of SCIF Spaces. PCG has an Elite staff dedicated to constructing your space to meet ICD 705 or JAFAN requirements. PCG has built hundreds of spaces throughout the US and with our Expertise we are able to Guarantee Accreditation.


We can help you determine the scope and nature of your SCIF needs, and provide preliminary cost proposals for your SCIF construction project. We can lay the groundwork for your SCIF project by determining the type, size, configuration and budget that meets your needs. We will also assist in your site selection prior to any lease, PCG will visit multiple sites with you and issue an evaluation of which site would be the best selection for SCIF prior to your signing a lease. Each space has challenges and depending on your selection the build can cost you

Accurate, reasonable cost projections are critical. Our extensive experience with SCIF construction projects enables us to provide more accurate cost proposals than many of our competitors can provide. And just because it’s a SCIF doesn’t mean we charge more. Our pricing remains consistent, whether we’re delivering a SCIF construction project or a tenant interior. We’re dedicated to giving you the best project for the best value.


We can assist you in the entire accreditation process from the Construction Security Plan (CSP), Fixed Facility Checklist (FFC), and TEMPEST Checklist. PCG does screen all subcontractors prior to access to the site, we control the site during construction as required under ICD 705. PCG will also handle all other aspects of the project and issue a full close out book for the Accrediting Official (AO) for final review and Accreditation.


PCG is not only well versed with Intelligence Community Directive 705, JAFAN 6/9 and other Policy Documents we are also well versed in Construction. With the knowledge base of both pieces Policy and Construction PCG is Your Construction Partner of Choice.

PCG delivers the complete range of SCIF capabilities. We can build anything from TS closed areas to fully secured and shielded facilities that meet TS/SCI specifications. For example, we have experience with TEMPEST rooms, RF shielding, sound group 3 and 4, SCIF-compliant doors and hardware, RF Shielded Door, dielectric fittings, man bars, grounding, power filtering, mechanical joints that break or filter power, and electric conductors.


PCG works with a select few Architects and Engineers for Design/Build projects to assure your space is design correctly the first time and all aspects are covered during the design. Should you have an A & E firm in place bringing PCG to the table to assist with review of all Construction Documents enables the project to be built with minimal change orders to the project, key is design to the Policy to save time and money. The ultimate goal is an Accredited space which all begins with design and having a qualified contractor to build it correctly.

Our knowledgeable staff has 25 years of experience in SCIF design and construction. We have subject matter experts on hand to support any SCIF build you might need.

PCG is a design-build firm that performs work in many U.S. states. For clients who must use a developer or general contractor that is already on site, PCG helps ensure that the space is designed and built correctly by performing the following.

  1. Provide subject matter experts.
  2. Develop or help develop conceptual plans.
  3. Develop or help develop construction security plans.
  4. Develop or help develop fixed facility checklists.
  5. Develop proper design for TEMPEST requirements set by CTTA.
  6. Work with architects and engineers to ensure proper design.
  7. Meet with general contractor staff to ensure proper construction will take place.
  8. Inspect all work on site before the contractor moves to the next step.
  9. Conduct photo documentation and produce project close-out books for accreditation requirements.
  10. Perform sound testing.
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