Merrick Awarded Sub-Contract at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Aurora, CO – October 20, 2009 – Merrick & Company ( was one of six offerors recently awarded a sub-contract to provide engineering and architecture services to Los Alamos National Security, LLC, the prime contractor for operations at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), located in New Mexico. The sub-contracts, which run for a five-year period, call for the companies to augment in-house design engineering capabilities at LANL. The value of the subcontracts to the six offerors is estimated at approximately $200M over the life of the contracts.   Merrick will execute most of the work from its 45-person office in Los Alamos, with additional engineering and design support from the Aurora, Colorado regional delivery center. This contract continues a long history of Merrick providing service at LANL. The firm started working there in 1986 and has continued un-interrupted since that time. 

“We are proud of our team’s work in Los Alamos and this new contract is clear evidence that the firm’s commitment to and emphasis on client satisfaction is appreciated by our valued clients,” said Merrick president and chief executive officer, Ralph W. Christie, Jr. PE.

Los Alamos National Laboratory, a multi-disciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security, is operated by Los Alamos National Security, LLC, a team composed of Bechtel National, the University of California, The Babcock & Wilcox Company, and the Washington Division of URS for the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration.

Los Alamos enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

About Merrick & Company
Merrick & Company, an $85 million engineering, architecture, design-build, surveying, and geospatial solutions firm, serves domestic and international clients in the nuclear, government, energy, life sciences, infrastructure, and mapping markets. With a focus on nuclear technology systems, the firm’s most recent work includes projects at Los Alamos National Lab, Oak Ridge National Lab, the Y-12 Complex, the Idaho National Lab, and additional projects with the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. National Institute of Standards & Technology, and the Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organization.  More information about Merrick’s Technology Systems/Nuclear Sector business unit is located at Merrick Technology Systems/Nuclear Sector.