who we are, what we do
Barr provides engineering and environmental consulting services to clients across the Midwest, throughout the Americas, and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Working together, our 700 engineers, scientists, and technical specialists help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources.
Headquartered in Minneapolis, we have offices in Duluth and Hibbing, Minnesota; Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids, Michigan; Jefferson City, Missouri; Bismarck, North Dakota; and Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2010, we launched Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada, Ltd. with an office in Calgary, Alberta.
Barr’s project teams serve the power, mining, and fuels industries, natural-resource-management organizations, and others with complex problems. We pride ourselves on solving clients’ problems as if they were our own. We’ll bring to your projects the insights and expertise we've gained from our work on thousands of projects—and a promise to do our best work on your behalf.
We provide our clients with exceptional service by attracting and retaining employees who relish the challenge of complex projects. Our project teams unite seasoned professionals with engineers and scientists eager to learn—enabling us to bring energy, enthusiasm, and expertise to our work for you. Interested in joining us? Please visit our Careers section to view job opportunities.