Employee Highlight

James Archer, PE

Principal Structural Engineer

Jim is the principal work group leader and practice area leader of structural services for Bolton & Menk. He began his engineering career in 2001 and is responsible for planning and designing bridges and other structural infrastructure as well as business development activities and client service. He is committed to delivering projects that satisfy current and future needs in a practical, functional, and maintainable way. His knowledge and expertise in asset management gives him a unique understanding of the effects structural design has on project budgets and long-term maintenance activities. Outside of work, Jim can be found making structures of his own – learning new hobbies and working on his 60-acre farm.


  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities




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