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About JDR

Our primary objective is to protect your project deadlines and budgets. You can rely on us to provide the best advice the industry has to offer. Our passion combined with our expertise has allowed us to establish long-standing relationships, and deliver outstanding project designs.

Our staff includes engineers and designers with a wide-range of experience and talent. We structure our project teams to include one principal on every project, involved from start to finish. JDR Engineering, Inc. is licensed as a professional design firm in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota, and have professional engineers with individual licenses in 8 additional states.

Our Principals are passionate and experienced professionals. JDR Principals are extremely knowledgeable in market trends and strategic, big-picture thinking, yet are passionate about building trust, sharing innovative design practices and providing the best customer experience possible.

Daniel E. Pliner

PE, LEED

Principal

Dan has been in the design engineering field for over 30 years. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Wisconsin, and a LEED Accredited Professional. Dan has leadership, management and engineering experience with an extensive project management background on Institutional, Commercial, Correctional, and Energy related projects. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin Platteville, Dan’s leadership and engineering expertise is based on nearly three decades of industry experience.

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Robert C. Stone, Jr.

PE, LEED

Principal

Robb has been in the design engineering field for 25 years as a mechanical engineer. He is a registered Professional Engineer in six states, and a LEED Accredited Professional. A longtime member of ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers), Robb has served an officer for many years. A graduate of Milwaukee School of Engineering, Robb has leadership, management and engineering experience with an extensive project management background on healthcare, justice, industrial, institutional and commercial projects.

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James E. Yurs

PE

Principal

Jim has been providing master plans, asset replacement studies, equipment survey reports and design of HVAC and air conditioning systems as a professional engineer for over 26 years. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin Platteville, Jim’s focus on delivering project sustainability goals and value decision making through lifecycle performance analysis arms our clients with the knowledge and confidence to make informed decisions.

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Timothy D. Meeker

PE, LEED

Senior Partner

Tim has been involved in energy studies and simulations, boiler system design, chiller system design, large piping and pumping system design and large air handling system design for both new buildings and retrofit of existing buildings for over 21 years. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in five states, and a LEED Accredited Professional. A longtime member of ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers), Tim has served an officer for many years. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin Platteville, Tim manages multi-disciplined projects for clients, and communicates owner/client requirements to other disciplines to establish a project’s needs. This includes working with and directing others during design and production of contract documents.

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Nick Cleaver

P.E. LEED BD+C

Mechanical Engineer

Chris Gehrke

D.E.

Licensed Plumbing Designer

Josh Geishirt

D.E.

Licensed Plumbing Designer

Robert Ginter

CADD/Revit Technician

James Holmquist

D.E.

Licensed HVAC Designer

Michael Jochman

P.E.

Mechanical Engineeer

Deborah Henry

Electrical Designer

Cheryl Kelley

HVAC Designer

Sam King

D.E.

Licensed HVAC Designer

Mike Klubertanz

D.E.

Director of Electrical Engineering

Ryan Lindemann

D.E., LEED

Licensed HVAC Designer

Mike McDaniel

Mechanical Engineer

Robert Messenger

Mechanical Engineer

Rex Miller

P.E. LEED

Structural Engineer

Alex Mondragon

CADD/Revit Technician

Joe Mullvain

Electrical Engineer

Al Ninmann

D.E.

Licensed HVAC Designer

Dawn Pliner

Account Manager

Carlos Ruef

Plumbing Designer

Jean Skogman

Marketing and Design Coordinator

Nick Spies

Mechanical Engineer

Christine Stone

Executive Assistant

Brendon Stubbe

P.E.

Mechanical Engineer

James Vander Zanden

P.E.

Mechanical Engineer

Andy Walton

D.E.

Licensed Electrical Designer

Wesley Cirves

Electrical Intern

JDR Mission and Vision

In 2004, Daniel Pliner, Robert Stone and James Yurs decided to take a leap of faith and join forces to embark on a journey bringing together their talents and engineering expertise. JDR became an LLC in November of 2004 and then was incorporated in April of 2005. In 2008 Tim Meeker joined JDR as a senior partner. Now more than 14 years later, our success is evident, and our talented and experienced staff of engineers and designers is second to none. 

Our vision and philosophy at JDR Engineering, Inc. is simple:

  • Satisfy the needs of our clients without exception
  • Assure a high level of Principal involvement on all projects
  • Mentor young engineers
  • Provide a healthy and professional work environment for our employees.