James Burris, PE

James Burris, PE

Vice President, Chief Engineer

Jim has over 20 years of experience in the electrical engineering, power utility, and construction industry, comprised of engineering, design, project management and inspection of commercial, government and electric utility construction projects. His experience also includes the management of design, engineering, construction and inspection personnel, and technical review and approval of construction documentation consisting of plans & specifications.

As a Vice President and Chief Engineer, Jim supports the engineering practice by ensuring the accuracy and quality of all deliverables, as well as monitoring and ensuring that QA/QC processes are being followed and integrated into project schedules.

Prior to joining Arora, Jim served as President & CEO of Burris Engineers, Inc., an engineering design and consulting firm specializing in electrical and fire alarm design serving clients in the transportation, government, education, and utility/power generation sectors. Burris Engineers, Inc. was acquired by Arora in 2016.

Did You Know

Jim’s first career choice was to be a rock star! He played guitar in a heavy metal band when he was younger and is also a skilled drummer.

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MBA, Business Administration, LaSalle University

BS, Electrical Engineering, Drexel University


Professional Engineer in six states