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 […]

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 Welcomes New Shareholders and Associates

The LJB board of directors recently announced a new group of shareholders and associates for the firm. These individuals have consistently demonstrated LJB’s core values and culture, while providing leadership and creativity to LJB’s clients. New LJB shareholders include: Matt Bell, P.E., P.Eng. Jeremy Falcone, P.E. Matt Gardner, P.E., ENV SP Heather Lacey, PMP Kim […]

LJB recognized as 2014 Healthiest Employer

Next Monday morning, LJB employees will stop by the break room to grab a piece of fresh fruit for breakfast. Others will actively count their steps as part of the firm’s Let’s Just Walk program. Both of these activities are examples of how LJB’s wellness program continues to encourage employees to adopt a healthier lifestyle. […]

LJB’s Core Values in Practice

LJB’s core values are listed in a variety of places—on the doors to our building, on our business cards and on our website—as a reminder of why we do what we do every day. These reminders reinforce that “Integrity defines us. Quality distinguishes us. And, Service fulfills us.” During the last several months, this last […]

PMP Certification Reinforces Commitment to Project Management

Congratulations to Heather Lacey, environment scientist for LJB, who recently received her project management professional (PMP) certification. Heather joins four other PMPs at LJB, demonstrating the firm’s commitment to project management as a center of excellence on its design projects. LJB now has PMPs in each of its core disciplines – structural, civil, safety and […]

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 plans impactful Earth Day events

When LJB plans and executes environmental services for our clients, we continually challenge ourselves by asking, “What are we doing to protect the environment for future generations?” This month, in addition to protecting the environment through client projects, we’re also fulfilling that mission through Earth Day activities for our staff. On Earth Day (Tuesday, April […]

Bringing Sustainability to Infrastructure Design

The U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED system has provided a rating system for building sustainability for years. Now, a similar system is available for evaluating the sustainability of public works assets. Developed by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI), the Envision™ Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System evaluates, grades and recognizes efforts that replenish and restore natural […]