Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has been awarded a four-year framework contract by Gatwick Airport Limited (GAL) to provide the company with professional services that support the its capital projects team in delivering a planned £1 billion (US$1.6 billion) capital investment programme.
As part of the contract, Jacobs will effectively manage the capital investment programme across a number of panels supporting GAL's goal to run an efficient airport operation and improve passenger experience, as well as quality of service.
Under the contract, Jacobs may provide a range of services including project management, construction support, cost management and safety advisory services. The announcement follows Jacobs' selection in 2010 as the only consultant to be appointed to both of GAL's architectural and civil engineering design frameworks.
Jacobs Group vice president Bob Irvin stated, "We are proud to continue and further develop our relationship with Gatwick Airport during its significant transformation to become London's airport of choice for the future. We are focused on supporting Gatwick Airport in delivering this investment safely, sustainably and efficiently."