JBH Corporate EH&S Manager Becomes a Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST)

Barbara Sptiz, SHEP, CHST has completed all requirements for a Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) certification. This highly respected certification is awarded by BCSP to individuals who meet eligibility and experience criteria in the safety, health, and environmental (SH&E) disciplines and have passed a rigorous examination. Earning the BCSP certifications demonstrates Barb’s mastery of the core competency’s required for professional safety practice. Barbara adds the CHST certification to her Safety, Health, and Environmental Professional (SHEP) and Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) certifications.

JBH Supports 2017 Parade of Playhouses

Photo Credit: Matt Oberer

JBH added a piece of fabricated round duct as a fun entry option for the ACE Leadership High School Parade of Playhouses entry. The Casa Pequeña playhouse raised around $30,000 that will go to a great cause, NM Appleseed.

AGC Recognizes Exceptional 2016 Safety Performance

On August 2, 2017 the Associated General Contractors recognized JBH for their 2016 safety performance. Above, the JBH team of (L to R)John Stroud- President, Melissa Gomez- Corporate Support Manager, Barb Spitz, SHEP- Corporate EH&S Manager, Sonia Lopez- Project Manager, and Linda Henderson- Secretary/Treasurer celebrating the award.

Enlisting Suppliers to Promote Lean Construction:VIDEO

JBH Superintendent Troy Korkosz teaches the “Securing our Future Through Lean Construction” course at Local Union 469, a class focused on teaching pipefitters to identify and mitigate activities that do not directly support streamlined installations. A key partnership promoting lean construction is with suppliers. Through communication of project goals and creative collaboration, contractors can enlist their suppliers to instill lean construction practices before the material even hits the jobsite as described in this video produced by Swagelok:

JBH Expands Operations to Nevada

In November 2016, at the invitation of a long-time client, JBH mobilized to Sparks, NV 1,018 miles from the Corporate Office in Albuquerque, NM. In true JBH project character, the customer is confidential and the work is moving rapidly.  After years of practice making strategic moves throughout the country supporting our customers, JBH was able to mobilize and began installing immediately.  To support the effort, JBH’s Albuquerque pipe fabrication facility is assembling 2″-8″ PVC, creating 40′ sections that are driven to Nevada weekly and unloaded directly into the facility. Past JBH strategic moves include Costa Rica; Colorado Springs, CO; Lehi, Utah; Chandler, AZ; and Malta, NY.

JBH Recognized as a New Mexico Private 100 Employer

‘For over 56 years one thing has remained constant: of all the things JBH does, providing jobs for hardworking construction professionals is the most important.  Our employees make JBH and we are honored to contribute to their livelihood, ensuring the well-being of each person and their families.  Creating and sustaining jobs for our mechanical and architectural trade professionals plus our administrative staff is what gets me out of bed every morning’

Mark G. Henderson, CEO on being listed on the New Mexico Private 100 list.