RESTON, Va. (AP) — Engineering and project management firm Bechtel Corp. is moving 625 jobs from Maryland to Virginia.
Company officials say the firm’s operational headquarters will move from Frederick to Reston. Bechtel’s corporate headquarters are in San Francisco.READ MORE: Baltimore Fifth Grader Wins National Competition Asking Contestants To Give Economic Advice To President Joe Biden
The company had last month announced plans to keep 1,250 jobs in the company’s power unit in Frederick after Maryland officials approved a $9.5 million grant. Those employees have average salaries of $125,000.READ MORE: 17-Year-Old Shot In South Baltimore Thursday Afternoon, Police Say; 4th Child Shot In City In Past Week
Virginia officials enticed Bechtel to relocate the 625 jobs with $6.5 million in state grants.
Bechtel officials say they expect to move into 200,000 square feet of leased space near Reston Town Center in the third quarter of 2012.MORE NEWS: LifeBridge Health Administers Its First J&J COVID Vaccines Thursday
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