PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today the consolidation and creation of a dedicated Field Services business unit in North America, with enhanced capability across multiple industries, including sustaining services operations and pure construction delivery.
The new direct hire Field Services business unit integrates some 12,000 field services craft personnel from across U.S. and Canada, positioning Jacobs as one of the largest providers of field services in North America.
The move adds further organizational clarity to Jacobs’ recent broader corporate reorganization. The new Field Services business unit is organized to work seamlessly across Jacobs’ lines of business and align with a diverse customer base. In addition to a continued commitment to safety, the business unit adds flexibility to Jacobs’ ability to access and mobilize a greater depth of field services expertise to meet client needs; strengthen knowledge sharing of best practices of our means, methods and work processes and innovation; and enhance capability in offering clients cost-effective construction, sustaining services, operations and maintenance services. Together these improved capabilities enable Jacobs to offer clients deeper industry insights and additional value.
Jacobs’ field services capability includes proven experience in the following areas:
- Sustaining services – plant operations & maintenance, and small-cap construction
- Stand-alone construction and construction management
- Ongoing EPC & EPCM project support to our clients’ projects
Commenting on the announcement, Jacobs Field Services Senior Vice President & General Manager Lowell Wiles said, “This move leverages the breadth and depth of our world class field services capability, backed by the strength of our global resources and experience within the broader Jacobs network. The tight integration of our field services team improves our flexibility and cohesion, ultimately driving even greater value to our clients. We can now offer truly integrated delivery solutions for our clients’ portfolio of assets, including design, engineering, construction, operation and maintenance.”
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical professional and construction services.