January 2018

Ben Rogowski Elevated to Project Manager

JAMA has started off the New Year with another promotion, elevating Structural Engineer Ben Rogowski, SE to Project Manager. Ben’s new title is an acknowledgement of his exceptional engineering and leadership skills, and his efforts to expand JAMA’s already comprehensive advanced technology skills. He and other’s efforts are moving JAMA’s capabilities beyond mere production further into structural design and analysis
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JAMA Goes Hiking

A fearless group of JAMA employees and friends headed out on a winter hike in January to enjoy LA’s beautiful weather and explore some of the parts unknown outside of the office. The outing explored the Old LA Zoo Hike, a just under 4-mile hike through a seldom-used part of Griffith Park in Los Angeles. With spectacular views of nearby Glendale and the San Gabriel mountains as well as up-close experiences with
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JAMA + Job Fairs

We’ve seen a lot of foot traffic in and out of the office these days, particular with swag in hand. Why – because it’s job fair season! JAMA actively seeks out inquisitive, motivated interns and employees from higher education institutions. This year JAMA engineers Adena Nik, Kurt Clandening, Greg Orozco and others have participated in job fairs at UC San Diego, UC Los Angeles, Cal Poly San Louis Ob
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JAMA Represents ENR’s ‘Best of the Best’

In early January Partner Jackie Vinkler served as a judge for ENR Magazine’s ‘Best of the Best’ awards program, which recognizes the nation’s best projects and project teams. The award process is the culmination of a nearly year-long effort put forth by dozens of industry judges and the ENR editorial team to identify the pinnacle of design and construction achievement in the entire U.S. among projects completed betwe
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Structural Topping Out for HSIB in Tucson

The commemorative last steel beam was put into place recently at the UofA Health Sciences Innovation Building (HSIB) project in Tucson, a world-class center designed to be the vanguard for inter-professional health education in the US. The $165 million facility broke ground in 2016, and is expected to be complete by Fall 2018. Designed by CO Architects with Tucson-based Swaim Architects, the 10-story, 220,000 square
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