Jamey Bertram

Jamey Bertram
Compliance Manager
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P: 816-822-3110
F: 816-822-3027

Helping You Comply with FAC NERC Alerts

Helping You Comply with FAC NERC Alerts

Deadlines for the high, medium and low priorities of the NERC facility rating are quickly approaching. All electric utilities will be impacted. Are you in compliance?

A Partnership for Compliance

Burns & McDonnell and Quanta Services have formed a strategic alliance to offer transmission owners expedited, comprehensive solutions to meet the urgent requirements of the North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC).

  • Extensive experience planning, engineering, analyzing, reporting and constructing for NERC compliance
  • Exclusive technology to more effectively and safely manage your project
    • Burns & McDonnell's OneTouchPM®, a proprietary tool integrating key project controls with CAD design information, making critical data accessible in a virtual, 3-D model
    • Quanta's patented LineMaster robotic arm for energized construction safely rebuilds and replaces lines with no outages
  • Integrated, comprehensive services that meet tight deadlines

Demonstrated Compliance Experience

The Burns & McDonnell and Quanta Services alliance delivers NERC compliance by identifying the right strategy and schedule, assessing your assets, identifying points of interest, remediating any issues that arise and completing the documentation NERC requires.

In 2011, Burns & McDonnell completed determinations of facility ratings for utilities across the U.S., representing more than 8,700 miles of transmission line. In 2012 and 2013, we anticipate assessing approximately 15,000 miles of transmission line. Among our clients:

  • December 2012: High-priority mitigation projects and medium-priority assessments
  • December 2013: Medium-priority mitigation projects and low-priority assessments
  • December 2014: Low-priority mitigation projects
  • Line re-rate
  • Conductor modifications
  • Insulator assembly modifications
  • Structure extensions
  • Structure replacements
  • Re-sag conductor
  • Re-conductor transmission line
  • Rebuild transmission line
  • Cash flow and budgeting
  • Compliance audits
  • Constructability reviews
  • Construction
  • Construction management
  • Corporate compliance program structure and design
  • Corporate program audit
  • Cost estimating
  • Critical infrastructure identification
  • Engineering and field labor assistance
  • Engineering design
  • Environmental compliance
  • Environmental permitting
    • Gap analysis and compliance roadmap
    • Land acquisition and easements
    • Material management
    • Practice audit
    • Process design
    • Procurement
    • Project closeout documentation
    • Public affairs
    • Quality assurance and quality control
    • Reporting and documentation
    • Scheduling
    • Studies and surveys

    Burns & McDonnell

    Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is a 100 percent employee-owned, full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm. Burns & McDonnell ranks in the upper 5 percent of Engineering News-Record's Top 500 Design Firms and is among the leaders in many service categories, including transmission and distribution (No. 2 in 2011). With the multidisciplinary expertise of 3,000 professionals in more than 20 offices, Burns & McDonnell plans, designs, permits, constructs and manages facilities worldwide with one ission in mind: to make our clients successful.

    Quanta Services

    Quanta Services (NYSE: PWR) is at the forefront of the industry, helping investor-owned utilities, independent power producers, rural electric associations, and federal, state and municipal agencies grow and remain competitive. With more than 17,000 employees throughout North America, Quanta has the ability to upgrade any electrical infrastructure need quickly, seamlessly and effectively. Quanta's core competencies continue to drive industry-leading service.