RESTON, Va., Jan. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced today that the Company has been awarded a two-year contract extension by Public Works and Government Services Canada to provide site support services at the 5 Wing Canadian Forces Base in Goose Bay, Canada. This new contract extends the current 11-year agreement through March 2016. The extension is valued at just under $100 million over a two-year period.
Under the extension, Serco will continue to perform the majority of the non-military operation and maintenance functions at this base, which is located in Central Labrador. The base is comprised of two 10,000 foot runways, over 200 buildings totaling almost 275,000 sq. meters, and extensive civil infrastructure. The base has a training area that covers 130,000 sq. km.
The services provided by Serco include: Aviation Services, including Air Traffic Control and Navaids; Logistics Services, including Warehouse Operations, Snow and Ice Removal, Environmental Protection, Hazardous Waste Management and Material Control; and Facilities Management Services, including Engineering, Telecomm/IT, Electrical and Airfield Distribution Systems, Water Treatment, Central Heating Plant Operations, Grounds Maintenance, Security, Food Services and Janitorial Services.
"Working with the Department of National Defence, Serco has provided site support services at Goose Bay for over 15 years. We're excited to continue our work on behalf of the Canadian government and to remain a viable part of the local Goose Bay community," said Paul Dalglish, Serco's Vice President of Canadian Operations.
Serco has been providing services to the Canadian Department of National Defense at 5 Wing Goose Bay since 1998 and is the largest private sector employer in the area. The Company is very active in the community and has received numerous awards for its performance.
About Serco Inc.: Serco Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Serco Group plc, a $7.5 billion international business with approximately 122,000 employees in over 30 countries. Serco Group helps transform government and public services around the world. We improve essential services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and - most of all - deliver to the public. Our people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in the transportation, BPO, defense, education, environmental services, facilities management, health, information and communications technology, knowledge services, local government, science, and commercial sectors. Serco Inc. has approximately 10,000 employees across the United States and Canada. More information on Serco Inc. can be found at www.serco-na.com.
SOURCE: Serco Inc.
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