Volkswagen | Battery Testing Facility

LOCATION:
Chattanooga, TN

PROJECT TYPE:
Construction Management – Industrial

Scheduled Completion
Spring 2022

Scope of Work

  • 34,000 square feet.
  • First of three phases.
  • The Battery Testing Facility is an engineering laboratory Volkswagen will use to test durability and effectiveness of the batteries that are being installed in the electrical vehicles built at the nearby automotive plant.
  • Built in accordance with LEED platinum standards.
  • JAF is the construction manager on this project. Our management team is helping not only with monitoring construction, but also with aiding the VW engineering department with the bid process, proposals, document creation and management and budget.
  • The building is to be a steel structure on concrete foundations and floor, with insulated metal panel walls.
  • Will also include solar panels on the roof and a rainwater harvesting system for sanitary fixtures.
Volkswagen | Body Shop Expansion & Battery Plant

LOCATION:
Chattanooga, TN

PROJECT TYPE:
Construction Management – Industrial

Scheduled Completion
Winter 2020

Scope of Work

  • Total Value: Unable to disclose due to NDA
  • Body Shop: 556,000 square feet.
  • Battery Plant: 226,000 square feet.
  • Build a large expansion to the existing vehicle assembly building that will serve as Volkswagen’s home base for electrical vehicle development in North America.
  • Construct standalone facility for EV battery assembly and storage.
  • Both are steel structures on concrete foundations and pads with insulated metal panel walls.
  • JAF is tasked with monitoring the progress of construction, tracking and resolving issues, and providing Volkswagen with additional expertise and supervision throughout the course of the project. Our team of licensed professionals is overseeing the RFI and submittal processes.