What it's like working at JPA

Over 100 years of success is the result of quality work from our dedicated team members. Our commitment to maintaining that quality, inspires us to create an environment designed to attract and retain the most creative and talented staff.  To celebrate our hard work we find time to have fun and give back to our community!

Great Seneca Creek Elementary School

1. Great Seneca Creek Elementary School Classroom

AOC Jefferson Building

2. Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress


3. Walter Reed Army Institute of Research BSL3 Lab

Sarah's Hope

4. Sarah’s Hope at the Weinberg Family Center

PRMC Imaging Digital Radiology Room

5. Peninsula Regional Medical Center Digital Radiology Room

Smithsonian Institute Renwick Gallery

6. Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum


Meaningful Work

At James Posey Associates, you will have the opportunity to contribute to diverse projects that impact history, culture and community. Our staff is involved in preserving our nation’s cultural assets on projects of historic significance, many of which house critical government and civic operations. Our portfolio includes design for a variety of healthcare facilities that provide an environment for critical medical research, testing and treatment. We create comfortable and safe learning facilities for students, and buildings that serve the community in a purposeful way.

Kate and Zach mentor

1. Gain confidence through mentoring

Jeff, Kevin and Mark review

2. Collaborative career tracking

Lunch'n Learn Jamel

3. Continuing education opportunities


4. Exposure to new products and industry trends

Alex and Porgan with their licenses

5. Earn professional licensure


Career Development

Professional growth is encouraged by guidance from senior staff members, exposure to evolving industry trends, and tracking of personal goals. At James Posey Associates, you will have the opportunity to learn project design and management skills from experienced team members, and new industry trends in MEP equipment and concepts from industry experts. Attendance at industry networking events and memberships in AEC societies are encouraged. Support is provided for professional licensure examination, discipline certifications and continuing education. We also offer partial tuition reimbursement for discipline-related courses. Our annual review process is designed to establish mutual goals for growth and advancement.

Believe in Tomorrow

1. Volunteer Day at the Believe in Tomorrow Children's House at Johns Hopkins

Penn State Scholarship Winner

2. Annual scholarship awards

ESB Engineers Week Lunch

3. Encouraging future engineers

JPA Engineers Week Student

4. Shadow Day during Engineers Week

ODB Volunteer Today

5. Volunteer Day at Our Daily Bread Employment Center

MD Food Bank Drive

6. Seasonal Food Drives

BoMF Half and Relay 2015

7. Charity Event Participation


Community Involvement

James Posey Associates builds relationships within the community by being a good corporate citizen and providing employees with opportunities to get involved and give back. The firm supports leadership within industry and community organizations, and encourages participation in charitable giving through sponsorships, food drives, and volunteer activities. JPA fosters the future of engineering by providing mentorship to engineering students, and scholarship opportunities to eligible high school and college students.

Crab Feast

1. Annual Employee Crab Feast and Cornhole Tournament

Holiday Party

2. Annual Holiday Party celebrating a great year


3. Family Night at Camden Yards, Hon


4. Competitive and friendly intraoffice sports for every season


5. Annual chili cook-off

Black Ankle Winery Tour

6. Black Ankle Winery Tour


7. Group sports leagues


Fun at Work

Hard work is not without its rewards. At James Posey Associates, co-workers and family members enjoy our annual crab feast and cornhole tournament, holiday gala and oyster day, intra-office team sports, a chili cookoff, family night at a Baltimore Orioles game, corporate membership passes to the Maryland Zoo and other local venues, brewery and winery tours, and corporate wellness challenges.