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Nicole Fortier Joins Burns & McDonnell’s Maine Team

Posted Jan. 07, 2014, at 11:11 a.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — The New England office of Burns & McDonnell has promoted Nicole Fortier to Project Controls Specialist working in its Portland office.

Fortier, a resident of Portland,  will be working on the Maine Power Reliability Program, the largest construction project in Maine’s history. Burns & McDonnell serves as Program Manager on the electric infrastructure improvements project. Fortier will work out of the project’s New Gloucester office as well as Burns & McDonnell’s newly acquired Portland office.

Fortier began full-time employment with Burns & McDonnell in 2012 in their New Eng-land Headquarters located in Wallingford, CT. There she worked in the Project Controls department working on a $1.3 billion series of electric transmission line projects spanning Connecticut and Massachusetts.

In her new role, Fortier serves as a Project Scheduler under the Project Controls Department. Her responsibilities include developing, managing and updating both the program and contractor schedules on the Maine Power Reliability Program.

“Burns & McDonnell has endured great success in the state of Maine, and I jumped at the opportunity to be part of a growing and driven team,” said Nicole Fortier. “I’m really ex-cited to call Maine my new home, and to play a role on such a high profile project.”

Burns & McDonnell, an engineering, architecture and construction management firm, was recently named for the second consecutive year by FORTUNE® magazine as one of America’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” The company continues to create new jobs throughout the Northeast including nearly 75 new jobs in Maine over the past 6 years.

“Nicole is a driven knowledgeable talent who will be a great addition to our team here in Maine,” said Bill Allard, principal and manager of Burns & McDonnell’s Maine team. “Her positive attitude and strong work ethic are a great match for our growing team.”

A former resident of Niantic, CT., Fortier has relocated to live in Portland, ME. Fortier earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Eastern Connecticut Stated University.

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell opened a new office in Downtown Portland in October of 2013 to support the company’s continued growth in the state of Maine.

Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned company that takes pride in becoming a vibrant part of the communities that they serve. The employee-owners have generously donated time and funds to support worthy causes and charities including The United Way, Special Olympics, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the American Can-cer Society.

With multibillion dollars of experience planning, designing, and building the diverse in-frastructure that serves the Northeast, the Burns & McDonnell New England offices have become centers for excellence in program management.

Burns & McDonnell, founded in 1898, provides engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting services to clients throughout North America and abroad. Over 4,300 engineers, architects, scientists, planners, estimators, economists, technicians and other professionals work in 30 regional, national and international offices. Burns & McDonnell’s New England headquarters is located in Wallingford, CT. and is managing over $7 billion worth of infrastructure projects throughout the Northeast and Canada.

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