JB Tower Solutions was founded in 2004 as a specialist consultancy working in the Mast and Towers industry, as the company expanded in scope and capabilities it was renamed JB Towers in 2013.
We specialise in delivering technical and innovative engineering solutions – specifically for the telecoms and broadcast markets. Our work often manifests itself as new structural designs or the assessment of existing and legacy infrastructure.
We have designed new Masts, Towers and Monopoles which range in height from 5m to 300m. We have designed two innovative new cellular on wheels products and a containerized rapid deployment unit for the UK and European Telecommunication markets. This demonstrates JB Towers’ ability to scale solutions from the smaller contractors to tier-one suppliers.
We have engineers with a wide range of experience, including Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering. Using a variety of software, ranging from analysis packages like MSTower and STAAD, through to 2D/3D drawings packages like Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD.
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Meet The People Behind JB Towers
James Brennan - Managing Director
I have been involved in the telecoms and broadcast markets for 25 years. I have helped clients deliver numerous challenging projects over this time. As the market has changed in recent times the challenge has been to meet new requirement to make sites, construction techniques more relevant, cost effective and environmentally more efficient. This is what drives our business for the future and what makes this market exciting for the future.
Andy Tiplady - Senior Engineer & Chief Pilot
I have worked in the broadcast and telecoms industries for the last 17 years as a Structural/Mechanical Engineer. In that time I have been involved in a variety of roles, from designing antenna systems through to the design and analysis of masts and towers. I have always had an interest in aircraft and photography, this has helped us to move into the new and exciting area of remote surveys and inspections using RPAS (Drones).
Marc Parslow - Senior Engineer
I manage a small team of engineers who perform structural assessments on masts and towers. We endeavour to find a solution to enable the site share application to proceed and will produce strengthening designs and specifications where required. I’ve worked in the mast and towers industry for nearly 15 years having also spent 3 years in the nuclear industry.
I enjoy working with such a talented and dedicated group of engineers and as a team coming up with engineering solutions to the various challenges that are presented.
Jason Vargas - Senior Structural Design Engineer
I have worked as a structural engineer for 17 years, the first three years structural consultancies conducting analysis and design of residential, industrial structures, and large commercial buildings. I moved into communications 12 years ago and have extensive experience in design of cell towers, broadcast towers and masts, monopoles, tilt-up structures, Cell-on-Wheels, and Radar mounted structures.
Working on complex and challenging analysis adds more interest in my work, along with guiding and teaching other engineers within the company.
William Madigan - Engineering Project Manager
I manage and coordinate multiple projects across our business. These encompass a variety of tasks from engineering inspections and consequential remedial works, through to the design and build of new and innovative solutions.
At JB Towers, every day is different. No engineering solution is generic and is always made to suit the client’s needs which means you are always learning new techniques to progress yourself. We all work as part of a team, enjoying the benefits and atmosphere this brings with it.
Lidia Szekely - CAD Design Manager
I work across multiple projects across the business managing our engineering design resource. This can be from producing planning drawings through to as-builts and new technical solutions. I have previously worked in a design and survey role in the Netherlands, and worked as an infrastructure support engineer in Romania.
There is a good atmosphere at JBTowers. We are given the opportunity to work independently though people are always willing to assist if you need help, as teamwork is an important value amongst the staff.
Alex Jones - Asset Surveyor
Using my extensive experience and knowledge in the broadcast and telecoms industries, I have acquired and upgraded sites for all major operators within the UK. I worked extensively in the acquisition and planning process for Digital Switch Over for TV broadcasting in the UK and the in the implementation of Smart Metering.
Emma Taylor - Accounts
I work as an Accounts Assistant for JB Towers, I have over 4 years accounts experience. My job role is to assist in all financial areas of the business, this could be from contacting customers to completing the month end financial reports.
Working for JB Towers has made me grow in confidence with my accounting skills and myself as a person, every day I feel like part of an exceptional team that truly takes pride in their work.