LJB Team Uses Pumpkins to Showcase Services

For this year’s company Halloween party—put on by the firm’s Social Events Committee—each key service in the company was challenged to create a pumpkin that represents their area of expertise. Not surprisingly, our talented staff rose to the occasion and exceeded expectations with their creativity and workmanship. LJB’s fall protection key service won the People’s […]

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 […]

Demonstrating LJB’s Commitment to the Civil Engineering Profession

LJB has been committed to the civil engineering profession since the firm’s inception 50 years ago. As our staff members have immersed themselves in the industry over the years, we have seen value in networking among, sharing with, and learning from other professionals. And, we believe that leadership in our industry translates into greater knowledge […]

50th Anniversary Acts of Service: Contest Kick Off & Event Recap

To highlight LJB’s core value “Service Fulfills Us,” we are commemorating our 50th anniversary this year by making 2016 a Year of Service. Throughout the year, we have been engaging in acts of service, with a goal of completing 50 different service projects in 2016. We are excited to be at the half-way point of […]

Act of Service 20 of 50: Shaping Young Minds, New Spaces

Typically when a fourth grader gripes about wanting a new school, the complaint is met with a dismissive response of: “Yes, wouldn’t that be nice.” But, when that same sentiment was expressed at Mills Lawn Elementary School in Yellow Springs, Ohio, the teacher transformed the grumble into an opportunity to learn—in a very impactful way. […]

Thom Kramer honored as Safety Professional of the Year

When you know you’re making a difference, it’s much easier to be passionate about your work. For Thom Kramer, his passion for fall protection was solidified on the Friday before Memorial Day in 1998. That day, he received a call saying that a horizontal lifeline he helped design saved a worker’s life. The circumstances surrounding […]

LJB Safety Professionals Lead ANSI Standard Committees

The changing landscape of fall protection regulations and standards can make it very challenging for organizations to stay compliant and maintain effective safety programs. LJB is committed to having detailed knowledge of applicable regulations and standards so that we can assist clients to select compliant and practical solutions, while accounting for upcoming changes in equipment […]

LJB CEO to Serve on ACEC Ohio Board

Effective today, the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Ohio has welcomed LJB CEO Rod Sommer as an At-Large Director for a two-year term. The council is a non-profit trade association comprised of firms that provide a wide array of engineering and other professional services for construction and environmental improvement projects. ACEC Ohio member […]

LJB Principal Inducted as a SAME Fellow

On March 12, LJB principal Grant Bartee was inducted as a Fellow of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) in Washington D.C. The SAME Academy of Fellows recognizes a class of individuals who have been SAME members for 10 years and have demonstrated dedicated and outstanding service. Grant joined SAME in 2001 and has […]

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. […]