Robert Burns P.E.
Telecom Engineering Department Manager
Robert Burns leads APT’s Telecommunication Design Services program. Bob is responsible for managing site feasibility, layout, permitting, design, and construction oversight for raw land, rooftop, and co-location telecommunication facilities throughout the New England and New York. Bob also provides engineering support for utility and renewable energy infrastructure projects, including designing construction access/work pads for transmission line upgrades, substation modifications, solar photovoltaic electric generating facilities and fuel cells. As Engineer of Record on many of these projects, Bob oversees required construction monitoring and inspections.
Bob’s experience includes a wide range of civil engineering and site development services, including highway/roadway design, sanitary sewer and septic system design, water mains, grading, drainage, site layout, and permitting for roadway improvement projects, corporate office parks, industrial complexes, and retail centers. Since 1986, he has supported numerous filings to state agencies and municipal commissions, and routinely appears as an expert witness before the Connecticut Siting Council (CSC). He is a Professional Engineer in Connecticut.