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Electrical Engineering Expert Witness Thomas Burtness

Thomas H. Burtness, PE
2195 Wagon Trail Rd.
White Heath IL 61884
phone: 217-687-2000
Thomas Burtness Electrical Engineering Expert PhotoThomas H. Burtness, PE, is an Electrical Engineer specializing in both Electrical and Building Construction - equipment selection, specification, and installation (actually “working with the tools”), as well as cost control techniques.

Background - Mr. Burtness has 40+ years of experience in the design, specification, construction contract administration, installation, startup, and troubleshooting of electrical power, on-site generation, distribution, control, and instrumentation systems and equipment for residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal occupancies. His experience also includes water, wastewater, and stormwater treatment plants, and military facilities.

Additional expertise includes Illumination Engineering for street, roadway, and area lighting including photometric footcandle requirements, calculations, field verification, equipment specifications, installation, and analysis of failure, glare, overlighting and underlighting.

Litigation Support - Since, 1981, Mr. Burtness has been providing forensic electrical engineering services to insurance companies and attorneys including accident and failure investigations, determination of cause and origin, litigation support, expert opinions, reports, and testimony. His services are available nationwide, with PE registration by comity available in most states.

Cases Involve:
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Electrocution
  • Personal Injury
  • Fire
  • Equipment and Machinery Failure
  • Failure of Safety Circuitry
  • Grounding
  • Lightning Damage and Fire
  • Construction Defects / Contract Claims
  • Design and Specification Disputes
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