James Bustraan, in the West Palm Beach office, has been promoted to Director of Storm Hardening Engineering. James has been with BHI for 6.5 years, most recently as Project Engineering Manager, managing BHI’s Distribution Engineering Storm Hardening project contracts.
In his new role, he oversees the operations and growth of BHI’s Distribution design, engineering, permitting and survey related to storm hardening and grid modernization, as well as managing all distribution storm restoration operations including damage assessment, production leads, and storm drone support.
James started with BHI as an Engineering Designer in 2014, progressing to Project Engineering Supervisor and then Project Design Superintendent for the Distribution Engineering and Design group. He graduated from Valencia College in Orlando, FL with a BS of Electrical, Electronic Engineering. James enjoys working with youth in the community, and is an active member of IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.