Strengthening SLR’s Canadian ecology team
We are excited to announce Jim Burke has joined our Calgary Ecology Team, as Senior Terrestrial Ecologist. Jim brings over 30 years of experience as a Senior Terrestrial Ecologist and Soil Remediation Specialist in the western Canadian provinces.
Jim is an industry expert with 30 years of experience divided equally between consulting and corporate environments. He has previously worked as a Senior Environmental Advisor at Nova Gas Transmission Ltd., TransCanada pipelines Ltd. and Cenovus Energy Inc.
Jim has extensive and wide-ranging work experience including conservation & reclamation planning, environmental design of pipelines and Priority Development Areas for in-situ oil sands projects, winter drilling programs, and Stress Corrosion Cracking assessments. His involvement includes permitting, soil and vegetation baseline and impact assessments, contaminated risk assessment and remedial action plan development. Jim also has extensive expertise with implementing construction design and heavy equipment monitoring programs for large scale industrial developments for various sectors.
Jim has also been involved in Provincial Regulatory Guideline developments through his participation in the industry and government committee and the Alberta Pipeline Environmental Steering Committee (APESC).
Jim is excited to bring his expertise in terrain ecology sciences and contaminant remedial assessments to support our clients at SLR.