About JVA

What We Do

JVA, Incorporated (JVA) is a Colorado structural, civil, and environmental consulting engineering firm. Since 1956, JVA has provided engineering services to architects, owners, municipalities, and special districts for building, site development, and water/wastewater projects throughout the Rocky Mountain area and nationwide. The firm’s team consists of over 140 engineers, designers, and administrative professionals. JVA staff hold professional registrations in all 50 states and many are members of industry associations and professional organizations.

With a dedication to meticulous design, effective communication, creative solutions, teamwork, and on-time delivery, JVA aims to improve communities through engineering excellence. The team believes in sustainability and understands the importance of resource and energy stewardship, including LEED Accredited Professionals, Certified Floodplain Managers, and historic preservation experts. 

As a proud legacy firm, JVA focuses on supporting the community. They are prominent sponsors of over 30 nonprofits and organizations. JVA also has a strong internal corporate culture with sponsored events and social activities throughout the year.

Culture and Values

Commitment to Quality

JVA is committed to deliver superior services and documentation supported by our QA/QC process.

Innovation

JVA provides education, up-to-date technology, and tools to keep the firm on the engineering industry's leading edge.

Corporate Branding

JVA focus on quality projects, client satisfaction, and presenting a recognizable presence in the market.

Respect

JVA fosters a culture of respect, collaboration, diversity, and accountability internally and with clients.

Caring Company

JVA supports and maintains excellent relationships with coworkers, clients, families, and community.

Philanthropic

JVA gives back to the community through sponsorship and employee volunteer opportunities and provides scholarships to  support underrepresented individuals.

Social Atmosphere

JVA promotes a variety of fun social events throughout the year including a holiday party, ski day, golf day, cookouts, and family outings.

Legacy

JVA is an employee-owned legacy firm that ensures strong leadership transitions.

Recognition

JVA celebrates long-term commitment to the firm through Length of Service awards, personal stock ownership, and technical and corporate leadership development.

Our Mission

JVA provides our clients with the highest quality engineering services while operating a profitable business and maintaining our inclusive and cohesive culture.

Our Vision

Improving our communities through engineering excellence.

Diversity

Equity

Inclusion

JVA is actively engaged with diversity, inclusion, and racial equity efforts both internally and externally. These efforts include providing resources, seminars, and training opportunities to staff, as well as building partnerships with local organizations we support. By committing to this work, JVA aims to promote justice, create an inclusive work environment, and help improve our communities. We encourage all underrepresented individuals to apply for employment opportunities within the firm.

Philanthropy

JVA proudly supports local foundations, school districts, organizations and more.

Employee Resource Groups

LGBTQ+ ERG

The JVA LGBTQ+ group serves to recognize and enhance diversity and inclusivity for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Non-Binary communities and allies. This group contributes towards our common vision for a workplace where gender expression/identity and sexual orientation is respected and celebrated.

Women’s+ Impact Network

JVA’s Women’s+ Impact Network (WIN) is an Employee Resource Group with a mission to empower JVA employees to become leaders and champions in the industry. This is done by facilitating professional growth and reducing gender bias through education, mentorship, visibility, accountability, and engagement to enhance JVA’s strong and cohesive culture.

Young Professionals

The JVA Young Professionals (YP) group serves as a resource to empower and support the growth and success of young professionals and works to establish relationships between young professionals and senior staff. This group is comprised of young professionals from all departments and offices and is designed to bring the young professionals of JVA together to build relationships, share resources, and encourage each other.

Global Engineering

JVA’s Global Engineering Committee (GEC) was founded to help provide engineering solutions for global communities in need. The GEC’s mission is to empower local and global communities by developing sustainable engineering solutions that promote access to clean water, sanitation, and other basic human rights. To help achieve these goals, the GEC has three subcommittees: college mentorship, domestic efforts, and global efforts. 

JVA HISTORY

Structural Engineering partnership created by Bud Johnson and Bob Voiland
Johnson-Voiland-Archuleta & Associates formed by Bud Johnson and Bob Voiland teaming with Salvador Archuleta
Three employees at JVA
Johnson-Voiland-Archuleta, Inc. was founded in Boulder, CO
Ten employees at JVA
Bud, Bob, and Arch retired from JVA.
12 employees at JVA
Firm name changed to JVA, Inc.
Fort Collins office opened
23 employees at JVA
Civil and Environmental departments established
Winter Park office opened
47 employees at JVA
67 employees at JVA
75 employees at JVA
Glenwood Springs office opened
105 employees at JVA
Denver office opened
JVA named ENR Mountain States Firm of the Year
JVA expands Denver office
135 employees at JVA
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Company News

AwardsProjects

Zen Center Receives Engineering Excellence Award from ACEC Colorado

JVA’s Great Dharma Chan Monastery / Zen Center project received an Engineering Excellence Award from the Colorado Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies …

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JVA, Inc. Receives 2022 Corporate Changemaker Award From Out Boulder County

JVA, Inc. received Out Boulder County’s 2022 Corporate Changemaker Award during the 2022 Gayla on Saturday, October 8, 2022. Tom Soell, JVA Principal, accepted the award with …

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JVA, Inc. Announces New Vice President

JVA, Inc. is pleased to announce Derek Pedersen, PE has been promoted to Officer with the title of Vice President and Structural Principal. Derek has …

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JVA, Inc. Announces New Associate

JVA, Inc. is pleased to announce the following promotion to our corporate management team. Noah Diegel has been promoted to Associate. Noah is the IT …

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Get To Know Our Boulder Team

Janet Hausmann, Environmental Senior Project Engineer Janet is a Senior Project Engineer in our Boulder office and has been at JVA for nine years. From …

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Get To Know Our Fort Collins Team

Paul Stoffel, Structural Senior Project Manager, Regional Engineering Manager Paul is a Structural Senior Project Manager and Regional Engineering Manager based in the Fort Collins …

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