Jacobs was selected as full lifecycle delivery partner to support infrastructure renewal projects at various facilities run by the U.K.'s government owned, but operationally independent, National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL). NNL estimates the contract value at $12 million (£10 million) and the initial contract term is one year with the options for three additional one-year extensions. Scope includes design, build and refurbishment work at the Windscale and Central Laboratories at Sellafield in Cumbria, a specialist analytical services and process chemistry facility in Preston and a test-rig center in Workington.
Jacobs is responsible for: requirements definition; project specification; concept, preliminary and detailed design; procurement and installation. NNL's facilities support new reactor build and existing reactor operations as well as decommissioning, clean-up and fuel processing plants, and handling and inspection services for nuclear material.