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Steve Hoel

P. Eng., PE, Struct. Eng.

Managing Principal, Senior Structural Engineer


As a managing principal of JSH Engineering, Steve Hoel is responsible for delivering cost effective, innovating structural solutions for the firms most notable projects. Steve brings over thirty-five years of structural engineering experience to the firm, and is involved in all phases of JSH projects from initial design through to completion of construction.

Steve’s extensive knowledge of structural systems has helped make JSH successful in providing value-added engineering solutions to residential projects, mixed use projects, commercial building projects, warehouse building projects, industrial facilities, naval facilities, recreational facilities, office building projects, and marine structures.

Steve believes in progressing the values of acting with fairness, courtesy, and good faith towards his clients, and the growing design team he mentors. He believes in passing on his knowledge for the betterment of his community and future generations of engineers.  A 1985  graduate from UBC with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering in, Steve spent 25 years working with several well-established and reputable structural engineering firms in Victoria, BC before forming JSH Engineering Ltd in 2005. He takes pride in the contributions he has made to the growth of his home, and across Vancouver Island.



We view reliability as the key principal that you, our clients, need from us as engineers. We strive in all ways to make efforts that allow our clients to feel secure. JSH is recognized by Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (EGBC) as an Organizational Quality Management (OQM) certified firm, a certification only granted to firms who pass the association’s rigorous standards for engineering quality, checks, and balances..



At JSH, we see it as our duty to provide service on-time and at quality. In todays economy, with material prices soaring, we design with our clients in mind. We strive to provide the most economic option we can without sacrificing quality, safety, or scheduling.



JSH is a company built on experience. Through continuing education, and professional development, we stay ahead of advances in technology. We believe that the key to innovation starts with a strong foundation.



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