Identifying Water Intrusion Sources in Existing Buildings

  It has been said that 90 percent of all water intrusion occurs within 1 percent of the total building exterior.  Water damage and the associated problems are extremely costly and cause significant interruptions to your facilities. ... read more

Deferring Parking Garage Maintenance Could Cost You

Let’s face it, parking garage structures are not exciting.  They are often considered utilitarian and may be ignored.   All parking garages require routine cleaning and maintenance to preserve and extend the service life of the structure. ... read more

Erik Villari, PE achieves QEWI status

JBCI proudly congratulates Erik Villari, PE for being approved and passing the QEWI interview process. For those that don't know, New York City amended the rules to clarify the qualifications and responsibilities of qualified exterior wall... read more

JBCI has a Drone Division!

With three drone pilots on staff, JBCI is able to take you to new heights. We can help save time and money! For more information click... read more

Happy Father’s Day!

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JBCI Makes Book of Lists for 2nd Year in a Row

The Philadelphia Business Journal has released its 2019 Book of Lists and JBCI is included once again! Our firm achieved 36th among the area’s Engineering Firms based on local licensed engineers.   This inclusion is coming off a big... read more

JBCI Visits the Drexel Career Fair

Last week, JBCI attended the Drexel University Engineering and Technology Career Fair. Newly hired engineer Robert "Bobby" Garneau, EIT (Class of 2018) and Principal Jessica Clifford, PE (Class of 2006) spoke with Civil and Architectural... read more

Warm Welcome to our Newest Staff Engineer!

  Joseph B. Callaghan, Inc. welcomes Robert "Bobby" Garneau, EIT to the team as our newest Staff Engineer. Bobby joins JBCI after completing Bachelors of Science degrees in Civil and Architectural Engineering at Drexel University. His... read more

Congratulations to JBCI’s Newest Professional Engineer!

  We are happy to congratulate JBCI’s newest Professional Engineer - Michael Salera, PE! Mike has been on the JBCI team as an EIT, Engineer in Training, for the past six years. Upon recently passing the Principles and Practice of... read more

New (and Unreachable) Heights: Making Room for Drones in JBCI’s Toolbox

Our Newest Tool - Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Whether you are looking for aerial photographs, updated construction surveys, a closer view of facade damage or a forensic determination for safety, a drone is your best bet! Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles... read more

Flying High with JBCI

One of the interesting aspects of being a JBCI engineer are the views from our site visits. Below are some recent snaps from our client's... read more

Guest Article for Zweig Newsletter Just Published!

To view the complete issue click here. What engineers need to know (but often don’t) about this critical financial tool and how it can help a firm succeed.   By John McCardell At JBCI, one of our guiding principles is... read more

Check out our most recent repointing project!

Repointing in process at Princeton University   During a previous site visit, our partner Joseph Dugan, Inc. was in the process of repointing the stone masonry of Witherspoon Hall at Princeton University, a dormitory building built in... read more

Drone at West Philadelphia Site Visit

One of our engineers was at a job site last week and partnered with DJS Associates, Inc. who brought along one of their team members - a drone. "Drones have become an integral part of our work; allowing us to see more facade and building... read more

Knowledge is Power: Why Periodic Exterior Façade Maintenance Can Save You in the Long Term

Written by Jessica Clifford, PE; JBCI Principal Our clients come to us for various services and many times in an emergency.  The majority of the emergencies we respond to are façade related – a section of masonry fell to the sidewalk... read more

JBCI Welcomes Our Newest Staff Engineer

Joseph B. Callaghan, Inc. welcomes ​Tyler Logar to the team as our newest​ Staff Engineer. ​Tyler joins JBCI after completing a Bachelor of Science in Civil ​and Environment ​Engineering at ​Rowan University. ​His studies focused on... read more

JBCI Supports Chichester Baseball League’s Bat-a-Thon

Congratulations to the step son of one of our engineers, Diane Goschler, for raising the most funds for his baseball team's bat-a-thon! Trevor Goschler, #6 of the Phillies this year, batted a total of 63 points and raised the most money of his... read more

Joseph B. Callaghan, Inc. Recognized Nationwide as Best Place to Work

Philadelphia-Based Engineering Consulting Firm Ranked #15 for Structural Engineering Best Places to Work Nationwide   Philadelphia, PA, May 23, 2018 - Joseph B. Callaghan, Inc. (JBCI), a consulting engineering firm headquartered in... read more

JBCI Makes PBJ’s Book of Lists; First Year Ever

The Philadelphia Business Journal has released its 2018 Book of Lists and JBCI is included for the first time ever! Our firm achieved 34th among the area’s Engineering Firms with the most local licensed engineers.   This inclusion is... read more

JBCI Installs New Graphic Mural

JBCI recently renovated its headquarters and welcomed a new space to collaborate, socialize, and work. The "Huddle Space" as we call it needed artwork to align with its purpose - to inspire collaboration. After a bit of brainstorming, the... read more

Giles, Welcome to the Team!

Joseph B. Callaghan, Inc. welcomes Giles Wozniak to the team as our newest Project Engineer. Giles joins JBCI after completing a Bachelor of Science in Architectural and Civil Engineering at Drexel University. He comes to us from Intelligent... read more

Celebrating 50 Years!

On November 8, 2017, Joseph B. Callaghan, Inc. staff and friends celebrated our firm's 50th Anniversary. We honored our Founder, Joe Callaghan, as well as celebrated the firm's future under Allen Roth's leadership. Much has happened in our 50th... read more

Golf and Sun with ICRI

Our team had fun golfing at the 2017 ICRI Golf Outing at Rock Manor Country Club on September 29. With beautiful weather and almost 90 golfers, it was a great day to meet people, team build, and work on our... read more

JBCI Wins National ICRI Award of Merit

    We’re excited to announce that Joseph B. Callaghan, Inc. has been awarded the International Concrete Repair Institute, Inc. Award of Merit in the Water Structures category for Carnegie Lake Dam for Princeton University! This... read more

JBCI Receives Fast Growth Award for 2017

We’re excited to announce that Joseph B. Callaghan, Inc. has been awarded a Zweig Group Fast Growth Award for 2017! This nationwide award is based on both revenue and firm growth over the previous three-year period.   “We are... read more

Welcome Ken Destefano!

Joseph B. Callaghan, Inc. welcomes (back) Ken Destefano to the team as our newest Project Engineer. Ken joins JBCI after completing a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Masters of Science in Civil Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.... read more

We Just Got Back from Structures Congress!

  In our busy fast-paced industry, we often forget the importance of being face-to-face learning from others. Joseph B. Callaghan, Inc. believes in supporting our engineers and staff in developing both technical skills and business... read more

Two JBCI Projects Win Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia Awards

Joseph B. Callaghan is excited to share two projects where we served as team members are receiving the 2017 Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia Awards.   The renovation of Park Towne Place Museum District Residences was... read more

JBCI President Celebrates 33 Years

Allen Roth, PE has much to celebrate after hitting his milestone of 33 years at JBCI this March. Through his leadership of new engineers and partnership with clients, Allen has become a pillar in Philadelphia’s engineering... read more

Join us at NJAPPA’s Spring Conference!

  NJAPPA’s Spring Conference is back! This year’s theme is Creating Leaders Out of Followers where speakers and attendees will explore the challenges in everyday management and leadership. You’ll learn and interact over two days and... read more

Rowan University Fall Career Fair – 2016

             Rowan University Career Fair – October 5th Erik Villari, P.E. (Rowan University Class of 2002) and John McCardell (Rowan University Class of 2010) exhibited Joseph B. Callaghan, Inc. at the 2016 Rowan University Fall... read more

Joseph B. Callaghan, P.E.

It is with much sadness and a heavy heart that I must announce the passing of our Founder Joseph B. Callaghan, P.E.  He founded our firm 50 years ago and proudly practiced structural engineering until 2014.  He is from a generation that... read more

New JBCI Logo

After our successful website launch we are excited to now have a new logo that now appears on our website and our letterhead .  Check it out!!     Letterhead Updated... read more

Rescue Dog Training Area Project

Sometimes our structural engineering assignments take on some unique opportunities.  We recently were asked to review a Rescue Dog Training Area.  These dogs are very special animals that are considered First Responders.  The University... read more

We Launched Our New Website!

Joseph B. Callaghan, Inc. is excited to launch our new website. This provides a great vehicle for our current clients, potential clients and all interested parties to better understand what services we provide. This will also illustrate a portfolio... read more