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Jim Berkas

Senior Civil Engineer

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Jim Berkas has nearly 20 years of civil engineering experience in design, permitting, construction contracting and administration, and construction oversight. He works on a wide variety of engineering projects including those involving heavy earthwork, pond construction and retrofits, brownfields, vapor intrusion, and power plants. Much of his career has focused on design and permitting of solid waste facilities and lined ponds.

Jim has also provided services related to coal combustion residuals management; stormwater pollution prevention plans; and spill prevention, control, and countermeasures plans. In addition, he has experience in piping system and dewatering design for the mining industry as well as for brownfield assessments and redevelopment.


(952) 842-3656


BS, Civil Engineering, North Dakota State University


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600
Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-2277