DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has been awarded a four-year framework agreement from Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL) to provide mechanical, electrical, control and instrumentation services for one of the most complex nuclear decommissioning projects in Europe. Located west of Thurso in Caithness County, Scotland, the Dounreay site is a hub of nuclear decommissioning innovation with extensive remediation activities underway to return the site to as near its original condition as possible.
“As an experienced full life cycle solutions provider for the nuclear and defense industry, including all aspects of field services and decommissioning work, we share DSRL’s vision to make this site and the surrounding area safe for future generations,” said Jacobs Aerospace and Technology Senior Vice President and General Manager U.K. Nuclear and Defense Pete Lutwyche.
Dounreay plays an important role in the local economy, including the provision of employment opportunities, training and development, skills progression, local business opportunities, community development and environmental sustainability. Jacobs has successfully delivered professional design, engineering, safety, environmental, planning and management services to DSRL for 22 years.
Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com.
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