Jacobs Receives NASA's George M. Low Award for Quality

02/15/2011

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that its Engineering and Science Contract Group which supports Johnson Space Center in Houston was selected to receive the 2010 NASA George M. Low Award.

Jacobs has supported NASA as prime contractor for the Engineering and Science Contract at Johnson since 2005, providing engineering, science, operations and maintenance, and manufacturing services in support of space exploration programs.

The Low award, NASA's premier quality and performance award, recognizes the efforts of contractors that demonstrate a commitment to teamwork, technical and managerial excellence, safety, and customer service. The award is named for George M. Low, a NASA leader and champion of continual improvement and performance excellence. Jacobs received the Low award for work at Marshall Space Flight Center in 2002 and has received numerous other NASA awards including the Contractor Excellence Award, the Goldin-Stokes Mentor-Protege Award, and the NASA Center Team Award.

In making the announcement, Jacobs President and CEO Craig Martin stated, "Jacobs is proud of our longstanding support to NASA, and we are honored to receive this prestigious award in recognition of the quality of the services we provide."

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.

Statements made in this release that are not based on historical fact are forward-looking statements. We base these forward-looking statements on management's current estimates and expectations as well as currently available competitive, financial and economic data. Forward-looking statements, however, are inherently uncertain. There are a variety of factors that could cause business results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements. For a description of some of the factors which may occur that could cause actual results to differ from our forward-looking statements please refer to our 2010 Form 10-K, and in particular the discussions contained under Items 1 - Business, 1A - Risk Factors, 3 - Legal Proceedings, and 7 - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations. We do not undertake to update any forward-looking statements made herein.

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SOURCE Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

Statements that are not based on historical fact are forward-looking statements.   Although such statements are based on management’s current estimates and expectations, and currently available competitive, financial, and economic data, forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain.  We, therefore, caution the reader that there are a variety of factors that could cause business conditions and results to differ materially from what is contained in our forward-looking statements.

For a description of some of the factors which may occur that could cause actual results to differ from our forward-looking statements please refer to our 2009 Form 10-K, and in particular the discussions contained under Items 1 - Business, 1A - Risk Factors, 3 - Legal Proceedings, and 7 - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations. We caution readers that we do not undertake to update any forward-looking.