RALEIGH, North Carolina – Environmental program manager Michael Burns, PG, RSM, has joined Kleinfelder—a global engineering, science and architecture consulting firm—as a principal professional in the company’s environmental assessment and remediation service lines. He brings more than 20 years of environmental remediation, groundwater, soil and soil vapor sampling, groundwater modeling, and regulatory negotiations to the firm’s Raleigh, North Carolina office.
In his new position, Burns will manage and provide technical oversight of the region’s environmental assessment & remediation team along with the region’s environmental planning & permitting team. He will also work closely with the environmental regulatory compliance team to grow the practice throughout the American Southeast.
“Mike’s project management, remediation and regulatory compliance expertise builds upon our environmental prowess in North America,” says Richard McCain, vice president and principal at Kleinfelder. “Last year, Engineering News-Record ranked Kleinfelder No. 44 on the Top 200 Environmental Firms List. With Mike on board, I am sure that we will continue to provide our clients with the right solutions in the Southeast and beyond.”
Prior to joining Kleinfelder, Burns was a senior program and project manager at regional environmental consultancies including Environmental Services, Inc., and EnviroSouth, Inc. He is a registered professional geologist (PG) in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, and is a North Carolina Inactive Hazardous Site Breach (IHSB) Registered Site Manager. He holds a MBA from Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina and a BS in Geology from North Carolina State, Raleigh.
Founded in 1961, Kleinfelder is a leading engineering, construction management, design and environmental professional services firm. Kleinfelder operates from over 60 office locations in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California.