About us

JLP is committed to take on projects of any size and complexity with client satisfaction as our priority,


JLP Services Inc, your premier Canadian consulting practice dedicated to environmental and geotechnical excellence. As an employee-owned firm, we take pride in our commitment to delivering top-tier services that prioritize sustainability and innovation. Our team of experts is passionate about addressing environmental challenges and providing tailored geotechnical solutions to meet the unique needs of our clients. With a foundation rooted in employee ownership, we are driven by a shared vision for delivering exceptional results, ensuring a sustainable future for generations to come. Explore our comprehensive suite of services and discover how we can collaborate to achieve your environmental and geotechnical goals. Welcome to a partnership where expertise, dedication, and ownership converge for the benefit of our clients and the world we inhabit.

JLP offers a wide variety of geotechnical and environmental services for various sectors from hospitals to commercial and retail developments. JLP is committed to take on projects of any size and complexity with client satisfaction as our priority,

Our clients include, but are not limited to; developers (residential, commercial, and retail), financial institutions, architects, constructors, all levels of government and real estate firms and associations.



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Our goal is to be a trusted partner rather than an advisor providing technical guidance from the sidelines. We work hand in hand with our clients, as partners should, leveraging human capital and technology to provide technical excellence while exceeding client expectations and creating lasting impressions and partnerships.

JLP appreciates and understands the broader picture of our clients needs, commitments and visions. We tailor to a solution-based and cost-effective approach to meet our clients’ needs.

Our solution-based approach stems from dedicated, driven, and passionate employees with varying perspectives and experiences.

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To continuously improve and preserve our natural and built environments.




Inspire and innovate to create a sustainable difference. 


We believe our first responsibility is to our built and natural environment including the communities we work and live in. We will constantly strive to provide value, reduce costs and provide competitive prices. Our clients and business partners will be serviced with transparency and integrity.

To our employees

  • We will be responsible for our employees and our services. 

  • Create an inclusive work environment, respect each of our employees values and provide equal opportunities

  • Provide competitive compensation and working conditions that are safe and clean

  • Support and maintain the health and well-being of our employees


Our core principles: people first, collaboration, integrity, client success and sustainability. 

These are our values and core principles at JLP. 

Our Story

  • 1989

    Victor Wood and John Broad open the doors at VA Wood Inc. in Guelph, Ontario.

  • 1991
    Intratech Engineering and Laboratory Ltd. is formed in 1991 by Surendra Dattani and Ron Pfaff in Toronto, Ontario.


  • July of 2021

    JLP Services Inc. is founded by Alexander Lee and Ajay Jayalath

  • August of 2022

    VA Wood Guelph becomes JLP Services Inc.

  • January 2024

    Intratech Engineering and Laboratory Ltd. becomes JLP Services Inc.

JLP has a proud history from its humble beginning in Toronto as VA Wood Guelph Inc in 1986 established by John Broad and Victor Wood. The company rebranded to JLP Services Inc in 2021, an employee-owned professional consulting firm specializing in Environmental and Geotechnical engineering services. Although our name has changed from VA Wood Guelph to JLP Services Inc., our values, purpose and vision have remained the same.


Corporate Social Responsibility




  • Commitment to paperless consulting practice by 2023
  • Partnerships with academic institutions 
  • Community Outreach
  • Partnership with clients to create affordable housing


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Working at JLP

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