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About us

Founded in Ottawa in 1955, J. L. Richards & Associates Limited (JLR) is a Platinum Club member of Canada's Best Managed Companies, providing high-quality engineering, architecture, and planning services to clients in both the private and public sectors.

1955 Founded in
100% Employee owned
80% Business from Repeat Clients
100% Canadian

Our Client Commitment

  • Ingenuity
  • Responsiveness
  • Collaboration
  • Success
  • Listen
  • Engage
  • Solve
  • Deliver

Our Purpose

Our Client Commitment

  • Ingenuity
  • Responsiveness
  • Collaboration
  • Success

Our Purpose

  • Listen
  • Engage
  • Solve
  • Deliver
Where We Work
Where we are

The JLR Ottawa office was established in 1955.

Since then, we have added six other offices across Ontario: Kingston (1971), Sudbury (1974), Timmins (2001), North Bay (2005), Hawkesbury (2012), and Guelph (2013).

Our geographic reach extends across North America and around the world, with projects executed in over 75 countries.

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION
(IES) Illumination Awards
ASHRAE Technology Awards
Association of Consulting Engineers
Toby Awards
Bell Business Excellence Awards
Best Managed Companies in Canada - Platinum
Consulting Engineers of Ontario
Holchim Awards
Illumination Engineering Society (IES) Illumination Awards
Northern Ontario Business Awards
Ontario Association of Architects
The Nova Awards
Wood Works Ontario Awards Program
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
(IES) Illumination Awards
ASHRAE Technology Awards
Association of Consulting Engineers
Toby Awards
Bell Business Excellence Awards
Best Managed Companies in Canada - Platinum
Consulting Engineers of Ontario
Holchim Awards
Illumination Engineering Society (IES) Illumination Awards
Northern Ontario Business Awards
Ontario Association of Architects
The Nova Awards
Wood Works Ontario Awards Program

Markets We Serve

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Buildings

Successful designs for buildings around the world.

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Environmental Infrastructure

Environmental Infrastructure

Value engineering and quality assurance.

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Industrial & Mining

Mining

Providing mining expertise since 1974.

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Innovative Energy

Holistic solutions that balance capital spending against long-term operational costs.

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LCI Industrial

Industrial

High-quality services in the plant and heavy industrial sectors.

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Special Projects

Special Projects

Adaptable and innovative solutions to project delivery.

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BECOME A CLIENT

Let’s work together!

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Our Services

Architecture

Dedication to longevity and integrity.

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Civil Engineering

Innovative solutions and infrastructure expertise.

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Electrical Engineering

Affordable, flexible, safe, and reliable design options.

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Energy Systems

Cutting edge efficiency and low carbon strategies.

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Planning

Viable and insightful options for innovative and adaptable planning.

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Mechanical Engineering

Economical solutions that improve efficiency and work effectively.

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Structural Engineering

Collaborative and fit to purpose design.

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Leadership Spotlight

René Lambert
Ryan Matthews
Georges Quirion
Phil Reeve
Michael Troop

Saverio Parrotta, P.Eng, serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of J.L. Richards & Associates Limited.

Saverio Parrotta President and Chief Executive Officer

René Lambert, P. Eng., is the Vice President of J.L. Richards & Associates Limited.

René Lambert Vice President

Sarah Gore is an Executive Director and serves as a Senior Environmental Engineer with J.L. Richards & Associates Limited.

Sarah Gore Executive Director; Senior Environmental Engineer

Laura Grover is an Executive Director and serves as a Senior Structural Engineer with J.L. Richards & Associates Limited.

Laura Grover Executive Director; Senior Structural Engineer

Brian Hein is an Executive Director and serves as the Environmental Infrastructure Market Chief with J.L. Richards & Associates Limited.

Brian Hein Executive Director; Environmental Infrastructure Market Chief

Jeff Laberge, OAA, MRAIC, LEED AP, is an Executive Director and serves as the Buildings Market Chief with J.L. Richards & Associates Limited.

Jeff Laberge Executive Director; Buildings Market Chief

Ryan Matthews, M.Sc., P.Eng., is an Executive Director and serves as Municipal Market Chief with J.L. Richards & Associates Limited.

Ryan Matthews Executive Director; Municipal Market Chief

Georges Quirion, OAA, LEED AP, is an Executive Director and serves as the Director of Architecture with J.L. Richards & Associates Limited.

Georges Quirion Executive Director; Director of Architecture

Phil Reeve, P.Eng., is an Executive Director and serves as the Chief Civil Engineer with J.L. Richards & Associates Limited.

Phil Reeve Executive Director; Chief Civil Engineer

Nicolas Rivet, P.Eng., ing., LEED AP, is an Executive Director and serves as a Senior Electrical Engineer with J.L. Richards & Associates Limited.

Nicolas Rivet Executive Director; Senior Electrical Engineer

Michael S. Troop, P.Eng., P.Eng., M.Des., M.Eng., is an Executive Director and serves as a Senior Environmental Engineer and Manager, Guelph at J.L. Richards & Associates Limited.

Michael Troop Executive Director; Senior Environmental Engineer; Manager, Guelph
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We offer all core engineering disciplines, architecture, and planning in-house across a wide array of business markets and geographies. Learn more about JLR, our history, our client commitment, and our community.

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