PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a five year framework agreement to provide technical support to the U.K.’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR).
Company officials did not disclose the contract value.
Under the terms of the agreement, Jacobs is supporting the ONR in its program of work relating to the safe operation of existing UK licensed nuclear facilities and the safety assessment of future facilities, including new reactor designs. Jacobs is providing technical support in the areas of civil engineering, internal and external hazards, radwaste and decommissioning.
Jacobs Group Vice President Conor Doyle stated, “We have extensive experience delivering complex and highly regulated projects across the entire nuclear life cycle. Our technical reach back enables us to provide significant nuclear capability in support of ONR’s program.”
Established in April 2011, the Office for Nuclear Regulation is an independent statutory corporation responsible for all nuclear sector regulation across the UK.
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