Who We Are

John Burnside, Chairman of the Board & CEO

“We are in a people business and we have to maintain that humanity. At Burnside we think the best engineering and client service is done in a positive atmosphere – we care not only what we do, but how we do it.”

Burnside is an established engineering and environmental consulting firm that operates through ten offices located across Canada. The longevity and loyalty of many of our clients, in addition to our experienced staff suggests that the way we conduct ourselves sets us apart. We bring the right set of skill, judgment and expertise to solving our clients’ needs.

As one company, Burnside specialists can function independently or together and are often integrated with the client’s team acting as an off-site engineering department.

Burnside core values of Reliability, Creativity, Professionalism and Friendship form the cornerstone of our company culture since it was founded in 1970. Our success is based on the success of the project and our client’s satisfaction.

“If your passion is about more just about the intellectual pursuit of engineering solutions – if it’s coupled with the joy of people and the desire to make an impact in other people’s lives – in both communities and with your colleagues, if you got into engineering for the people, then Burnside would be a great place for you.”

Burnside is an employee-owned company dedicated to our people – offering excellent opportunities for growth and development.  We invite you to see for yourself why “The Difference is our People”.

Burnside is a great place.

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