Engineering the Future
Matt Olson is Project Director of Networks, Integration & Automation, at Burns & McDonnell.
Bruce Albright is Senior System Engineer at Burns & McDonnell.
Arguably the unsung heroes of the utilities industry, we have engineers all over North America, planning and building the grid of the future. If you stop for a moment and take a long look at any one of these achievements, you can't help but stare with wonder.
Check out what Bruce Albright and Matt Olson have to say about the buildout of utility LTE networks. LTE isn't just that tiny acronym in a corner of your smart phone screen; it's apparently going to become the nervous system of our industry's future.
PUF: What's your job at Burns & McDonnell?
Matt Olson: My title is Project Director of Networks, Integration & Automation. I have overall responsibility for the projects we deliver, including reviewing the scopes of work, reviewing and estimating the level of effort, making sure that we have trained staff that can conduct those projects and then verifying that we deliver quality.