Jim Roberts, P.E., President

Sports have always been a passion for JHA President, Jim Roberts. Jim’s knowledge of Ohio State football stats is surpassed only by his ability to listen to our client’s goals and coach the firm’s professional talent; all in the spirit of winning our clients’ repeat business. He brings years of experience from the client side and knowledge in all types of engineering projects, public works, transportation and land development. Jim’s leadership keeps our team fired up and prepped to provide the winning strategy that is superior client service and quality design solutions.

A Registered Professional Engineer in Ohio, West Virginia, and Indiana, Jim serves as President and CEO of Jobes Henderson & Associates, Inc.  He oversees all engineering operations of the company. Under his direction, the company emphasizes quality and thoroughness in a timely manner.

Mr. Roberts has over 31 years experience in Civil Engineering. He joined the firm in June 1994, after eight years in the Engineering Division of the City of Newark, the last three serving as City Engineer. Under his direction Newark took giant strides forward in many areas.

While at the City of Newark, Mr. Roberts was responsible for all engineering and capital works in a city with over 200 centerline miles of streets, 79 bridges, and many miles of sanitary sewers, storm sewers, and water lines.  He was responsible for an annual capital improvements budget of nearly $3,000,000.