JES Engineering is a full-service electrical engineering company which has vast experience in design of industrial, e-commerce, commercial, institutional, medical, and specialty type projects. Together Sturm Electric / JES Engineering has successfully completed hundreds of custom design-build electrical construction projects, for many different customers. John E. Sturm, PE has over 35 years of electrical engineering experience.


The construction industry is rapidly changing in terms of LED lighting, UL electrical compatibility, life safety, arc flash, short circuit, system coordination, telecommunications, NEC code changes, grounding, etc. Sturm Electric / JES Engineering provides designs based on the latest technologies. We offer the same design and construction philosophy to all our customers. Engineering is more than a science, it's a commitment!


All Sturm Electric design-build projects are custom designed and studied to ensure customer satisfaction. Most importantly, all Sturm Electric design-build projects are based on ensuring that the public safety and the electrical aspect of owners' buildings and properties are protected, without question. Sturm Electric offers:


  • Full time PE with 35 years design-build experience
  • Electrical designer with 10 years of CAD experience, utilizing an upgraded CAD system and digital printing
  • Power distribution system load studies
  • Arc fault studies and labels
  • Short circuit studies
  • Voltage drop studies
  • Lighting photometrics for interior and exterior lighting
  • COMCheck energy calculations
  • Power factor correction
  • Illuminating paths of egress for life safety
  • $3,000,000 E&O insurance
  • Preliminary, construction, revisions and record drawings
  • Detailed cost estimating and value engineering



Sturm Electric has vast experience in the mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) coordination process. This MEP coordination experience allows Sturm Electric to solve many problems in the design phase of a project. An effective MEP coordination process is the key to a successful project.


During the eleven years that John E. Sturm, PE left the family business, he spent two years with Crouse Hinds Cooper Industries and nine years with Turner Construction Company. Those years were extremely educational, in terms of understanding the overall construction process and how the electrical aspect interrelates in the areas of power distribution systems and the mechanical-electrical interfaces. During the years with Turner Construction Company, John worked with many leading architectural and engineering companies from around the country. John worked on the preconstruction and/or the construction aspect of the following projects:


  • Vanderbilt University ACC
  • St. Jude Children's Medical Research Hospital
  • Nashville International Airport
  • Armco Steel Electric Galvanizing Building
  • Cleveland NBA Arena
  • Ethicon Division of Johnson & Johnson


John also taught electrical construction knowledge to ten Turner Construction district offices nationwide and for one year was the QAQC Chairman for the Cincinnati office.


JES Engineering currently holds professional engineering licenses in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, State of Ohio and State of Indiana. John E. Sturm, PE has been a Professional Electrical Engineer since 1986, after becoming an Electrical Engineer (BSEE) from the University of Kentucky in December of 1980. John is a Master Electrician for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Notary Public for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and a Kentucky Colonel. In addition, John was a councilman for the City of Edgewood, Kentucky for six years.


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