One of its predecessor companies, Sverdrup & Parcel, designed the ill-fated I-35W Mississippi River bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1964 (Collapsed on August 1, 2007). Preliminary findngs of the National Transportation Safety Board blame the firm's gusset plate design for the bridge collapse., Sverdup & Parcel was succeeded by Sverdrup Civil, which in 1999 merged with Jacobs Engineering.
Jacobs Engineering serves industrial and commercial clients and the government. The company provides a spectrum of preconstruction and construction services as well as facilities management and consulting across the building industry and the defense, energy, infrastructure and technology sectors.
The primary market sectors are: Aerospace and Defense, Automotive and Industrial, Buildings, Chemicals and Basic Resources, Consumer Products, Forest Products, Infrastructure, Oil and Gas, Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology, Refining, and Technology
The largest part of the business with over $2.4 billion in revenues in 2005 are the preconstruction services which include among others planning, market and configuration studies, energy optimization, environmental permitting, architectural design and process and engineering design. This service category amounts to 43.8% of the total revenues in 2005, and records a small decline from 45.7% in 2001.
Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation On Behalf of Shareholders of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Feb 16, 2011; Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that it is investigating potential claims against Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. ("Jacobs...