PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it was selected by Boeing to provide Project Management and Construction Management services to support the design and construction of a new fabrication facility in Everett, Washington.
Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is providing preliminary planning support, project management, construction management and project controls for the 1.2 million-square-foot Composite Wing Center for Boeing’s 777X, the newest member of its commercial airplane fleet.
Up to 2,000 construction professionals could be employed to build the facility. Construction is expected to begin in late 2014 and to be completed by mid-2016.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Tom McDuffie stated, “Technically complex facilities are the core of Jacobs’ buildings business, so we are delighted to have the opportunity to further strengthen our long relationship with Boeing. Our capabilities, reinforced by recent acquisitions, position us to effectively support Boeing on this significant and technically complex program.”
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical professional and construction services.
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