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JB Holder Engineering Ltd. is a structural engineering practice that provides structural engineering services for commercial, industrial and forensic clients in Atlantic Canada. Founded by James B. Holder in 2010, the company is locally owned and operated in Saint John, New Brunswick and serves a range of Canadian and international clients within the energy, oil and gas, natural resources, transportation, construction, manufacturing, commercial and retail sectors.


At JB Holder Engineering, we never forget the primary driver of business and success: people.


Our approach to every project is focused on the people involved.


We become an extension of your team, with your business goals at the forefront of any undertaking. We work collaboratively with you throughout a project to achieve results for mutual success. At JB Holder Engineering we pride ourselves on being responsive, flexible, creative, and mindful all existing and potential factors associated with a project. We are committed to delivering superior service and results.



James B. Holder, M. Eng., P. Eng.     



Drawing from more than 25 years of experience in engineering and management, James Holder is a licensed Professional Engineer and president and primary consultant at JB Holder Engineering Ltd.


Over the course of his career, James has worked with leading companies throughout North America such as, Hilti North America, Universal Building Products, Crane Composites. Today, he lends his diverse experience to provide innovative solutions and exceptional client service to clients in New Brunswick, Atlantic Canada, and Western Canada.


From the highly technical to enhancing marketing and sales channels to project team management and development, James makes it a priority to offer clients comprehensive engineering support and counsel with any project undertaken. His passion and drive for new challenges and success led him to create JB Holder Engineering Ltd. in 2010 to offer clients a new alternative in full-service engineering consulting.


James is a licenced Professional Engineer by the Association of Professional Engineers of New Brunswick and holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Civil, Structural) and Master of Engineering (Civil, Structural) from the University of New Brunswick. He is also licenced to practice in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan.

JB Holder Engineering Ltd, 162 Prince William St, (506) 343-6242

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