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Municipal & Co-Op Contractor

At INTREN, we take pride in supporting municipalities and cooperatives in their efforts to strengthen their community’s infrastructure. Working together to build this infrastructure in a cost-effective manner is what INTREN strives to accomplish on every job. Our teams provides municipalities and cooperatives with the worksite safety and environmental protections necessary to get the job done right in order to avoid any interruptions to a customer’s utility services.

Services and Capabilities

INTREN offers a variety of options to municipalities and cooperatives when dealing with their community’s utility issues. While on-site, we help to accommodate neighbors affected by our jobsites and work to maintain safe traffic patterns for intrastate and interstate commerce. Doing so, allows INTREN to offer municipalities and cooperatives unmatched service on their community’s electrical, gas and renewable energy needs.

Electrical:

Overhead

  • New construction and rebuild
  • Overhead to underground conversions
  • System reinforcement programs (storm hardening) and spacer cable installation
  • Facility relocation
  • Deteriorated wood pole replacement programs
  • Overhead powerline resources
  • Transmission and distribution services
  • Maintenance
  • Hendrix aerial cable systems

Underground Residential Distribution (URD)

  • Services: trench, plow, bore and terminate
  • Mainline: trench, set, terminate and liven
  • Street lighting
  • Turnkey cable replacement
  • High voltage
  • Maintenance

Heavy Underground Network Systems

  • Manhole and duct installation
  • Manhole structural and electrical inspections
  • Cast-in-place manholes and vaults – new construction and complete replacement
  • Manhole roof and wall replacement
  • Vault roof repair and replacement
  • Cable pulling and splicing
  • Flagging, shoring, frames and covers
  • Manhole pumping and cleaning
  • Maintenance
  • Facility relocation

Storm And Emergency Response

  • Coast to coast experience
  • Servicing existing customers with quick responding regional crew
  • Mutual assistance process for hurricane and major storm response
  • System reinforcement (storm hardening)
  • Grid resiliency

Substation 

  • Below grade (greenfield): civil, electric and grounding
  • Above grade (brownfield): structure and equipment installation
  • Testing support - commissioning
  • Maintenance

Distribution Cable Fault Repair

  • Turnkey fault repair program including: work planning, excavation, repair, switching and restoration
  • Fault Types: primary, secondary main, service and street light

Directional Boring

  • Direct cable installation
  • Cable and conduit/polypipe installation
  • HDPE (high density polyethylene)

Specialty Services

We are also a proven solutions provider for a number of specialty services, including:

  • Pre-Engineering walk-downs
  • Locating services: URD, substation, secondary and street light faults
  • Hydro and vacuum excavation
  • AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure)
  • PMO (Project Management Office)
  • Construction management services
  • EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction)

Natural Gas Services

  • Main extension and replacement
  • Service installation and replacement
  • Conversion projects
  • Station work
  • Storage fields
  • Disconnects/reconnects/relights
  • Metering installation and replacement
  • Automated meter reading and installation
  • Vault installation and replacement
  • Inspection services
  • Pipeline integrity – excavation and repair
  • Core boring and hydro excavating
  • GPS facility data collection capabilities
  • Cathodic protection
    • Anodes
    • Rectifiers
  • Directional drilling
    • Pre- and post-sewer main televising
    • Gas service bore televising

Renewable Energy

  • Geothermal loop field
  • Substation
  • Solar
  • Smartgrid construction
  • Microgrid construction

Training and Safety

While working in largely populated areas, it is crucial that the training is provided to our employees on the frontline in order to promote safety for not only those working, but the surrounding communities. Our goals are to promote worksite safety and protect the environment. INTREN’s safety-award-winning employees insure our customers, community and work sites are as safe and productive as possible. In-house courses paired with union and other valuable industry training programs ensure our employees’ skill sets remain on the cutting edge. Our core practices include:

  • Self-assessment
  • Key performance indicators
  • Proactive prevention
  • Leadership training
  • Signatory in numerous construction labor unions
  • Electrical awareness
  • Confined spaces
  • Pole top rescue
  • Manhole retrieval
  • Operator Qualification
  • Safety training