Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. Engineering for Global Growth

Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. is one of the globe’s largest and most varied providers of full-spectrum technical, professional, and construction services. These are for industrial, commercial, as well as government organizations around the world. Jacobs’ 2016 revenues were $11 billion. The Company employs more than 54,000 people.

Jacobs’ builds long-term relationships with industrial, commercial, and government clients in numerous markets. The Company operates in over 25 nations. Jacobs Engineering Group has a ranking of No. 2 in the 2016 Building Design and Construction Giants 300 Engineering/Architecture Firms, and No. 8 in its top 25 Sports Sector Engineering Firms.

Jacobs Engineering Group has its corporate office in Dallas, Texas. Its international network covers greater than 230 offices in nations across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, India, Australia, Africa, and Asia. The Company serves the Petroleum & Chemicals; Industrial; Buildings & Infrastructure, and Aerospace & Technology markets.

Jacobs’ has built the Company on key acquisitions. It has acquired more than 80 companies. In the past couple of years, it has acquired Patterson & Associates, Inc; FNS (Federal Network Systems), and VanDyke.

The Company’s priority growth markets are Downstream, Life Sciences, Transportation, Social Infrastructure, Water, and U.S Government Services. Pertaining to Petroleum & Chemicals, Jacobs’ is targeting new developing markets (Southeast Asia and Latin America) to tap into refining and chemicals opportunities.

Jacobs’ is focusing on increasing upstream penetration and expanding in the Middle East. In Saudi Arabia, its focus is to expand operations on the West Coast – Yanbu, Jeddah. It is also working to develop local construction delivery partners and is pursuing potential Joint Ventures (JVs). Moreover, the Company is working to take advantage of General Engineering Services (GES) framework contracts to attain a larger share of Operations & Maintenance (O&M).

Yesterday, Jacobs Engineering Group announced it received a contract from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) to provide construction inspection services for the Smart Moves 2015 – North program. Smart Moves 2015 – North involves the installation of a camera surveillance system on I-78, the installation of a dynamic message system on Route 23, and two truck safety warning systems.

The NJDOT’s Smart Moves program consists of developing, implementing, monitoring and promoting alternative business and commuter travel choices and intermodal connections. This program will utilize a network of cameras to identify incidents and deploy emergency services to alert motorists of changes in the driving patterns.

With this contract, Jacobs is overseeing inspection work in the City of Newark; the townships of Clinton, Parsippany-Troy Hills, and West Milford; and the counties of Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, and Passaic, New Jersey.

Today, Jacobs Engineering Group announced the conclusion of the Company’s work for the Main Stand redevelopment at The Liverpool Football Club’s Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, United Kingdom (UK). Jacobs was the engineering design consultant on the expansion. The Company provided structural, civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering services. It also provided public health, lifts and escalators, fire and acoustic consulting services.

Anfield Stadium’s Main Stand has undergone transformation into one of the largest all-seat single stands in European football. It has a combined interior floor space five times larger than the football pitch. Accessibility has been improved. In addition, approximately 8,500 more seats have been added.