Sites Selected for Census 2000 Data Capture Centers.
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Bureau of the Census today accepted Phoenix, Ariz., Pomona, Calif., and Baltimore, Md., as the locations for data capture processing centers. Approximately 2,000 temporary workers will be hired in each of the three selected cities. Census 2000 questionnaires will be collected and processed at these centers, with TRW as the prime systems integrator.
"We believe that these sites meet our criteria, offering the most affordable facilities and suitable work force for this critical task," said James F. Holmes, acting director of the U.S. Census Bureau.
The most significant demographic factor considered in selecting a site was the availability of a sufficiently large In mathematics, the phrase sufficiently large is used in contexts such as:
Beginning March 2000, the data capture centers will process about one billion pages of census questionnaires in just 99 workdays. Census questionnaires will be mailed to more than 100 million addresses nationwide. Salary levels of the census workers will be based upon the Bureau of Labor Statistics Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
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"We plan to use small disadvantaged and women and minority-owned businesses on the contract and have already contacted the Minority Business Development Agency to assist us in making these job opportunities known," said Wayne Davis Wayne Elliot Davis (born July 17, 1963 in Cincinnati, Ohio) was an American football cornerback in the NFL for the San Diego Chargers, the Buffalo Bills, and the Washington Redskins. He played college football for Indiana State University. , TRW deputy program manager. "Our plan is to focus on assuring a diverse work force by partnering with welfare-to-work programs, Job Corps centers, Youth Works programs, and state employment agencies," added Davis. Job opportunities will include office administration, mail handling, sorting and scanning operations, and data entry.
In January, the Census Bureau awarded the Data Capture Services Contract to TRW - the first time the Census Bureau has outsourced a major part of decennial de·cen·ni·al
1. Relating to or lasting for ten years.
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A tenth anniversary. (every 10 years) census activities. TRW and its teammates are managing the design, building, training, and operation of the centers. This three-year, cost-plus award fee contract is valued at more than $187 million, and involves using state-of-the-art imaging technology.
TRW teammate Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, Mo., a prominent international architecture, engineering, and construction firm, has the lead for facilities design and construction. Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), Los Angeles, DynCorp, Fairfax, and National Computer Systems (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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