Chris Norris, PMP, CMRP

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Chris Norris

Vice President, Energy Transition - Special Projects


+1 463 219 0728 (Office)
+1 812 564 4477 (Mobile)
429 North Pennsylvania Street, Suite #304
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Chris is a Vice President for Energy Transition - Special Projects within our Environmental, Health & Safety - Energy & Environmental Advisory service line.

With over 35 years in the power generation industry, Chris has substantial experience in combined and simple-cycle combustion turbine facilities as well as coal, IGCC, and landfill-gas-to-energy facilities. His management experience includes; portfolio facilities management as Director, Regional Manager, Plant Manager, Program Manager, and Safety Supervisor. Chris has significant management experience working in the utility, G&T Cooperative power, and IPP, managing 22 facilities during his career.

Chris has expertise in managing complex projects from construction, commissioning & start-up of several facilities, plant turnarounds, outage management, and major equipment overhauls. Chris has significant experience developing, implementing, and managing plant and fleet-wide programs, including plant audit/assessment programs (operations, maintenance, business practices), reliability-centered maintenance, ISO 9000, long-term maintenance and outage planning, and other asset management programs.

Chris is a registered Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute (PMI) and a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) through the Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP). Chris is a U.S. Navy veteran.

Professional Registration:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP), Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP)

J.S. Held is recognized as an ENR Top 200 Environmental Consulting Firm and industry leader in the Verdantix Green Quadrant for Sustainability & ESG Consulting.

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