NASA selected Jacobs Sverdrup, Tullahoma, Tenn., to
provide operations, maintenance and engineering services in
support of research and institutional facilities at Langley
Research Center (LaRC), Hampton, Va.

Analytical Services & Materials, Inc., Hampton, Va.; Sierra
Lobo, Inc., Fremont, Ohio; and Tessada & Associates, Inc.,
Springfield, Va., are major subcontractors to Jacobs Sverdrup.

The research operations, maintenance and engineering contract
is a consolidated follow-on to eight existing support-service
contracts, and includes work from three other current
contracts. Specific functions include:

  • research facility electrical, mechanical, structural, process and automation systems engineering, design and development
  • architectural-engineering designs, analyses, drawings, specifications and cost estimates for institutional facilities
  • general drafting
  • engineering library support
  • configuration management and maintenance of engineering drawing files
  • central utilities systems operations, maintenance and engineering
  • maintenance, repair and alterations of research and institutional facilities
  • work control, energy management and duty officer activities
  • test engineering and operations support for research facilities, including turnkey operations responsibility for five of Langley’s largest wind tunnels
  • research instrumentation systems development and support
  • calibration, maintenance and repair of instrumentation, including LaRC’s metrology program
  • research facility data-acquisitions systems development and support
  • high-pressure systems recertification
  • systems development and administration for facilities-related management information systems

The hybrid contract carries performance incentives and is
valued at more than $950 million over a potential term of 10
years. Work will be performed at LaRC, as well as at contractor
facilities in Hampton.