Ruth Johnson

Ruth Johnson

Ruth has more than three decades of experience in planning, design, operations and maintenance, construction, and project management for 13.8 kV to 500 kV electrical substations, transmission lines, and HVDC/FACTS facilities throughout the United States. She brings an in-depth knowledge of the electric utility industry to project work with experience in capital program management, facility development, planning, interconnections, detailed design, owners engineering, construction, and maintenance for high-voltage electric facilities. Prior to joining Barr, Ruth served as manager of engineering for High Energy Inc. (HEI) of Denver, Colorado, where she provided technical leadership for all of its projects. She also served as maintenance engineering manager and substation design manager for Western Area Power Administration.



Vice President
Senior Electrical Engineer


Professional Engineer (AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, KS, MI, MN, MO, NV, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WI)


Barr Engineering Co.
Capitol Center Building
225 E 16th Ave, Floor 5, Suite 500
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: +1 720-230-3766

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