JBH Expands Operations to New York

JBH has expanded operations to Malta, New York serving the local micro-electronics industry through completion of process-piping contracts supporting owner plant expansions. Please visit our Employment Opportunities page to view available job opportunities at the site. 

ASRT Honored at AGC Best Buildings

JBH proudly accepted the AGC Best Buildings award on March 29, 2014, celebrating the six-million dollar, 4-story addition to the national headquarters of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. ASRT owner's representative John Padilla, JBH Superintendent Steve Wright, JBH Safety Representative James Chapman, and Project Architect Ross Small (Architect's Studio) accepted the award.

JBH Lending a Hand to Preserve History

JBH pipefitters are putting their welding skills to use helping the New Mexico Steam Locomotive Railroad Historical Society achieve their goal of putting AT&SF Locomotive Number 2926 back under steam. The restoration site is located at 1833 8th St. NW Albuquerque, NM and is open to visitors Wednesday and Saturday at 9:00 AM. The historical society is a non-profit organization made up of a cross sector of New Mexican's who have been influenced by the rich history of the railroad. Their stated goals for this project include preservation and restoration of key artifacts along with creating an educational groundwork to retain the importance of this message. Find out more about this important feat at


  • "JB Henderson has been professional throughout the project. Henderson's knowledge on this project has been an asset to the project’s overall success with milestones and budget. We look forward to future project successes with JB Henderson."
  • "The JBH team is an asset to this site and continually proves that their knowledge, professionalism & team work drive successful project completion!"
  • "Excellent craftsmanship on piping. Very good customer focus."
  • "Good job on this new facility. The security force is quite pleased with the outcome."
  • "Materials and craftsmanship were very high quality"
  • "The quality of the work has been excellent. No rework and no warranty work needed on any of the completed work"
  • "JBH is incredibly responsive in terms of interfacing with procurement and are always willing to work with various contractual and logistical issues with level heads"
  • "Even with all the potential delays due to material incompatibilities and multiple contractors, JBH was very pro-active in pushing all parties toward making rapid decisions to stay on course"

JBH an Industry Leader Based on 2012 Revenue

As published in the 2013 Top Contractor and Top Specialty Contractor issues of ENR and ENR SW, JBH is an industry leader based on 2012 revenue. Below are details based on geographical location.

New Mexico:

2nd Largest Mechanical Contractor

9th Largest General Contractor


  5th Largest Mechanical Contractor

13th Largest Specialty Contractor

Regional (New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada):

2nd Largest Mechanical Contractor

6th Largest Specialty Contractor

28th Largest General Contractor


 60th Largest Mechanical Contractor

230th Largest Specialty Contractor

JBH Employee Honored at 2013 AGC Safety Awards

JBH Employee Jeff Goracke received the Value of Life Award at the annual Safety Luncheon of the Associated General Contractors- New Mexico Building Branch held August 28, 2013. AGC presented the award to Jeff for saving the life of a three year old child at an Arizona water park. While left unattended, the child began to drown, Jeff noticed and immediately took action. He performed CPR on the child and was able to revive him. JBH is honored to have Jeff serve as an exemplary Safety Representative for its Arizona office.

JBH also received recognition for maintaining a company incidence rate 25% BELOW the national average based on OSHA construction standards.

ENR SW Celebrates JBH Industry Contributions for 2012

ENR SW recognized JBH for two important accomplishments at its Best of 2012 Awards luncheon held on November 27th in Phoenix, Arizona. JBH President John Stroud accepted the Top Specialty Contractor of the year award celebrating revenue growth, industry advancement, and community involvement. Additionally;  owner, engineer and contractor personnel were present to receive the Best of 2012 project award for the Sandia National Laboratories Molten Salt Test Loop project. Members of JBH AZ and New Mexico offices were in attendance to commemorate this celebratory event.


Above:  Molten Salt Test Loop Project Team accepting plaque at ENR Awards in Phoenix. (L to R) PM, Jeremy Byington, Piping Superintendent Bill Brown, Owner’s Representative Bill Kolb (Sandia National Laboratories) , Mechanical Engineer Dwight Dorsey (Bridgers and Paxton Consulting Engineers).


Below:  JBH President John Stroud accepts the  award for Specialty Contractor of the Year with support from JBH NM and Arizona offices and key industry partners.


JBH donates $74,687 to the 2013 United Way Campaign!

JBH employees throughout each of our area offices; Rio Rancho, Los Alamos, and Albuquerque, NM; and Chandler, AZ have pledged over $64,000 to help support community members in need through the UW of Central New Mexico, UW of Northern New Mexico, and Valley of the Sun UW. Additionally, as a proud Corporate Cornerstone Company, JBH has added $10,000 to the employee contribution to total a $74,687 contribution to the 2013 fundraising efforts!   

Thank you to everyone who initiated or continued their annual pledge, with our joint efforts we can see measurable change in our communities!

EH&S Manager Barbara Spitz named Committee Chair of the Year

The Associated General Contractors NM Building Branch named JBH EH&S Manager Barbara Spitz Committee Chair of the Year for her work on the AGC Safety Committee, a group that meets regularly to assess and improve construction safety practices throughout the industry. The mission of the AGC-NM Building Branch is to provide a forum through which members, with staff, can: (1) Collectively solve problems we all face, and (2) Develop programs designed to improve the well-being of the construction profession, the communities in which members live, and the profitability of our own businesses. In so doing, the ethical standards embodied in the phrase, “Skill, Integrity, and Responsibility” are promoted and followed.

Barbara received her award at the AGC-NM Building Branch’s annual Appreciation Luncheon held December 3rd, 2012 at the Hotel Andaluz in downtown Albuquerque. 


(L to R) JBH VP, Corporate Support Maria Guy, AGC-NM CEO Vicki Mora, AGC 2012 Board President Larry Franken, JBH EH&S Manager Barbara Spitz, JBH Marketing Admin Melissa Gomez, JBH Project Manager Chris Romero.

JBH Names New Company President

J.B. Henderson Construction Company Inc. (JBHCC) has promoted John Michael Stroud to President of the company. Mr. Stroud has worked for JBHCC for 24 years, serving as Laborer, Plumber/Pipefitter, Estimator, Project Manager, and most recently as Rio Rancho Area Manager. Mr. Stroud has served as project manager on notable JBHCC projects including UNM’s Pete and Nancy Domenici Hall and the National Security Sciences Building for the Department of Energy at Los Alamos National Laboratory; both award-winning projects. Additionally, Mr. Stroud has led project teams to complete important contracts for the local micro-electronics industry, consistently contributing to JBHCC’s safety, quality, and profitability goals. Mr. Stroud holds a BS in Construction Engineering from the University of New Mexico and completed a five year piping apprenticeship from LU 412 Plumbers and Pipefitters. JBHCC is confident in Mr. Stroud’s ability to lead the organization in living out its core values of honesty, integrity, safety and quality.