LJB Mourns the Loss of Founder, Bill Lockwood

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of LJB founder Bill Lockwood, who died on May 27 at the age of 82. We are immensely thankful for the legacy of design excellence and innovation he has left for LJB, as well as the core values of our firm—integrity, quality and service—that he […]

Our 50th Anniversary: A Year of Service

Last year at this time, as we approached our milestone anniversary, we discussed the best way to commemorate our 50 years in business. We have seen many other companies celebrate similar milestones—some with big events, some with historical videos, some with special logos. We discussed similar ways to recognize our anniversary, but they just didn’t […]

LJB Celebrates 50 Years With Year of Service

In 1966, LJB began as an engineering company fueled by integrity, quality and service. This year marks LJB’s 50th year in business. Throughout our 50-year history, we’ve held on to our three fundamental core values as consistent, guiding principles. They are not just mottos we tap into at work. We live them. Integrity defines us, […]

Strategic Hires Fuel LJB Growth

As part of our growth plans, LJB has strategically opened offices in new geographic regions during the last several years.  To further our efforts in these new markets, we have added three key team members who are focused on serving our clients and communities in these locations. The LJB Houston office opened in September 2014 […]

LJB Expands Business in North Carolina

For nearly 50 years, LJB has provided design and consulting expertise to improve the infrastructure of Ohio’s communities and the roadways that connect them. To provide these services to growing regions in the Carolinas, LJB has recently formed a partnership with ZAPATA Incorporated, an architecture and engineering firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. The partnership, […]

Remembering John Eastman

It is with a heavy heart that we inform our extended LJB family that Dr. John Eastman, who was affectionately known as “The Water Doctor,” passed away suddenly on December 28, 2014. John was a beloved member of our LJB family, having served the firm and its clients as an environmental engineer for 27 years. […]

LJB Engineer Reflects on 40 Years with the Company

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, on average, an individual holds a job for 4.6 years before quitting or moving on to another employer. LJB civil engineer and surveyor Harry Herbst has almost 10 times that tenure. This month, Mr. Herbst celebrates his 40-year anniversary at LJB, where he provides roadway and drainage […]

LJB Opens Houston Office

On September 2, LJB will open a regional office near Houston, Texas, to better serve our expanding client base in the Gulf Coast and Texas Triangle regions. During the past several years, LJB has applied its specialized knowledge—especially related to tilt-up concrete facility design and fall protection consulting—for organizations in this area of the country. […]

LJB Recognized Again as a “Best Place to Work”

“I wake up every morning excited to go to work at LJB.” This is just one of the many positive employee comments that led LJB to be selected as a Best Place to Work in Dayton.  LJB received one of the top 25 honors out of 163 companies nominated by their employees. Earlier this year, […]

LJB University Maintains Accreditation to Provide Continuing Education

LJB and its employees have a commitment to lifelong learning, as a way to better ourselves, our community and our clientele. For the last 10 years—through the firm’s training unit, LJB University—LJB has been authorized by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) to provide continuing education units (CEUs). IACET recently awarded reaccreditation status […]