BREA, California (Dec. 7, 2021) — Burns & McDonnell, a 100% employee-owned engineering, architecture and construction company, promoted Chris McCall to lead the Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Group in California. He is responsible for leading and growing a team of 76 employees who provide safe, reliable and efficient power and gas systems for communities.
“Chris continues to be an asset to our clients and employee-owners with his leadership and technical knowledge,” says Rashmi Menon, vice president and California general manager for Burns & McDonnell. “He has a forward-thinking mindset, exploring opportunities in renewable energy and providing innovative solutions for power infrastructure systems.”
With nearly two decades of experience, McCall has worked with utilities, municipalities, developers and federal clients to deliver projects on-time and under-budget. He has managed nearly $300 million in projects supporting clients on more than $3 billion in capital expenditures in the electrical and gas transmission and distribution industry.
“I’m honored for the opportunity to lead a talented team of multidisciplinary professionals to design and construct the infrastructure that powers our homes and businesses,” McCall says. “We continue to build innovative systems that are geared for the future and help our clients achieve success.”
He previously served as a regional projects manager, leading 18 project and program managers. McCall coordinated and oversaw project management practices for the group, including the execution of plans, budgets, procurement, sales and construction. McCall is a member of the Western Energy Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers, California Municipal Utilities Association and the Project Management Institute. He has a master’s degree in engineering management from Kansas State University and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Oklahoma State University.
Burns & McDonnell has been ranked No. 1 in power and electrical transmission and distribution by Engineering News-Record for six consecutive years.
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