Jim Houlette, PE

Director of Structural Engineering & Principal

Jim has extensive professional experience in structural engineering design ranging from post-tensioned slab design to wood structures for multi-family housing to commercial projects which employ concrete, steel and CMU block.

Jim started out in the industry by working in the field while attending college by inspecting soil and asphalt compaction, rebar placement, and concrete testing. Upon graduation, Jim worked in design and then quickly rose through the ranks into project management. With many projects successfully completed, Jim now oversees all operations of the structural department.

In recent years, Jim has designed post-tensioned foundations, residential multi-family and single-family homes, commercial buildings, retaining walls and projects for the Army Corps of Engineers.  In 2017, Jim was promoted to Principal within EVstudio. While he continues to act as Director of Structural Engineering, he now lends his leadership skills to EVstudio’s executive branch. The wide range of projects makes him a well-rounded engineer experienced in all types of construction. Jim spends his time off work with his wife, Kate, and their children.

Bachelor of Science
Structural Engineering
Purdue University

Colorado Licensed Engineer
Texas Licensed Engineer
Nebraska Licensed Engineer
South Dakota Licensed Engineer
Utah Licensed Engineer
National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Record Holder

EVstudio Architects, Engineers & Planners
Director of Structural Engineering & Principal

Structural Engineer

Airport Hangars A, B, C, K, L, M and N – Midland, TX
Creekside Multifamily – Spearfish, SD
Mesa Ridge Multifamily – Colorado Springs, CO
Aria Multifamily Housing – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Sequoia Multifamily Housing – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Hyatt Summerfield Suites at DIA – Denver, CO
Aaron’s Sales and Lease – Amarillo, TX
Giovanni’s Italian Restaurant – Copperas Cove, TX
Villas at Park West Phase II – Pueblo, CO
Oakwood Homes – Front Range, CO, Utah and Nebraska
Infinity Home Collection – Denver, CO
Century Communities – Front Range, CO
TriPointe Homes – Front Range, CO
Lennar Homes – Front Range, CO
Warrior in Transition Soldier Family Assistance Center + Company Headquarters – Killeen, TX
Buckley Air Force Base, Military Working Dog Kennel, Aurora, CO
American Water Administrative Building – Killeen, TX
University of Denver, Boettcher Center Auditorium Renovation – Denver, CO
Pueblo Care and Rehabilitation Center Renovation & Addition – Pueblo, CO