People

Area and Department Managers

Albuquerque - Dorian Atwater

Dorian has over 40 years of construction experience including general and mechanical  contracting. He is a trained plumber/pipefitter with experience working in the institutional, commercial, government, high-tech, and industrial industries. Dorian is experienced in both field and administrative level project management and currently serves as the VP, Albuquerque Area Manager where he oversees the administration of general and mechanical work in the Albuquerque area including work at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque Public Schools and the University of New Mexico.  Dorian is responsible for the direct supervision of area project managers including oversight of as many as 15 concurrent projects. Dorian is ultimately responsible for the profitability of his area’s contracts and overall contribution to company revenue. Dorian is also accountable to ensure administrative and field compliance with JBH policies and procedures as directed by our quality management system, The Compass.

Arizona Area - Tracy Lucero

Tracy has been dedicated to the construction industry since 2000 when she began her career at JBH. Currently serving as Area Manager for the company’s thriving Arizona office Tracy is responsible for the overall organization of the area and its 200+ administrative and field personnel exclusively supporting the local microelectronics industry. Tracy is an experienced leader who efficiently directs her team to meet safety, quality, budget, and schedule milestones through a rigorous management process comprised of adherence to the JBH documented Project Management standards. Her corporate responsibilities include the development of executive level revenue and performance goals and assurance that all area objectives are continually measured and ultimately met through strategic project-level administration.

Controller - Charlie Watson

Charlie joined JBHCC in 2002 with the acquisition of Davis & Associates. Charlie brings 22 years of accounting, finance, payroll, insurance and a variety of other construction related experience through his years of combined service. Charlie holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of New Mexico. Charlie’s controller duties include; financial statement preparation activities, handling of external audits, overseeing the job activities of the Payroll and Accounting administrators, and leading the revenue/expense analysis. In addition to corporate accounting, he also oversees management of the Information Technology Department.

Environmental Health & Safety - Barbara Spitz, SHEP

Barbara is an experienced construction safety professional who has worked for some of the most highly regulated customers in the industry. She is responsible for the safety management of JBH employees from new hire through project completion and has successfully provided safety services for numerous construction projects spanning varied market sectors including commercial, government, and industrial. She has received the Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) designation from OSHA, specific to the Construction Industry along with earning her Safety, Health, and Environmental Professional designation from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Estimating - Michael McAninch

Michael holds over 30 years of experience in the piping industry and is versed in all stages of construction from estimating through project planning and installation. As Estimating Manager, Michael uses this experience to provide direction, leadership and oversight to the JBH estimating department encompassing HVAC, process and traditional piping, plumbing, and architectural scopes of work. Additionally, Michael works closely with the Executive Team, Area and Department Managers to define and support the enterprise strategic plan including business development initiatives for existing and potential clients.         

NQA-1, Quality, BIM, Fabrication- John Robertson

John has served JBH for over 20 years and maintains over 30 years of construction management experience. John initially served as JBH's Mechanical Piping Estimator and was quickly promoted to Area Manager, leading JBH teams on laboratory, hospital and nuclear facility projects.  He now serves as VP, Special Projects based on his innate ability to effectively manage a multitude of project types including organizational and direct construction implementation. John’s current management scope includes JBH's BIM, Tools & Equipment, and NQA-1 Quality departments. He also manages the JBH onsite Pipe and Sheet Metal Facilities.

Human Resources - Denise Wadkins, PHR®, HRPM

Denise heads the human resource function and has over 15 years HR generalist experience. She manages recruitment, compensation and benefits, labor and employee relations along with training and development. Additionally, Denise monitors company compliance with all HR related federal, state and local laws as they relate to administrative and union employment and hiring practices. She has her Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) as well as Human Resource Project Manager (HRPM) certifications. 

Information Technology Systems - Adam Wagner

Adam is responsible for the JBH shared computer network spanning NM and AZ in addition to various site and remote offices throughout company operations. He is directly responsible for the management and maintenance of overall network configuration, administration and operation of the computer and telephone system hardware to ensure streamlined operations throughout all administrative offices and remote communication to field personnel. Additionally, Adam is responsible for the functionality of all construction specific software including Primavera, AutoCad, TSI, Timberline and Viewpoint.

Corporate Support - Melissa Gomez, CPSM

Melissa is responsible for management of company marketing and positioning efforts including market research, marketing planning, business development, production of proposals and statement of qualifications, company promotion, and overall department management. Direct organizational support responsibilities include collaboration with the company's Executive Team to define corporate and strategic planning efforts related to both marketing and organizational improvements.

 

Northern New Mexico Area - Bart Davis

Bart’s tenure with JBH began as a laborer, followed by a full apprenticeship in the mechanical trades, where Bart cultivated the leadership skills critical to his  current position as the company’s VP, Northern New Mexico Area Manager. His responsibilities include management of personnel and fiscal resources for JBH’s Northern New Mexico regional operations, specializing  in Depart of Energy work. Bart has substantial experience in the construction and retrofit of quality compliant government facilities, overseeing NQA-1 and Management Level 1-4 compliance for architectural and mechanical projects at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Additionally, Bart maintains executive level corporate responsibilities and is an active member of the JBH Leadership Team, where he is instrumental in the daily operations and long-term planning efforts of the company.

Rio Rancho Area - Jerry Sanchez

Jerry's 25 years of experience includes 15 years in leadership roles including project manager, estimator and general foreman. Jerry is experienced in high-tech and commercial construction, bringing a unique expertise perfectly aligned with the Rio Rancho, NM construction market. Currently serving as Rio Rancho Area Manager, Jerry is accountable for the direction, leadership and oversight of the Rio Rancho Office, responsible for the area's projects and personnel, and ultimately customer satisfaction. His field and administrative experience make him an asset to every project he manages.