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Electric Utility Contractor

We understand thriving communities are built upon a reliable electrical infrastructure, and we are proud to help safely empower the lives and businesses of our utility partners’ customers. This belief, backed by our culture of stewardship, proven safety record and history of success has earned us the trust of electrical utility leaders in numerous markets.

Services and Capabilities

While we service projects of all sizes, our highly experienced team specializes in turnkey and custom electric utility solutions for large-scale design/build ventures. The critical services we provide span from overhead and underground installations and repairs to ongoing maintenance, design and upgrades.

Overhead

  • New construction and rebuild
  • 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

Transmission

  • 69kV – 230kV
  • Gen Tie
  • New Construction
  • Maintenance
  • Lattice tower modification
  • Pole Installations
    • Steel
    • Wood
    • Concrete
    • H-Structure
  • Conductor Installation & Replacement
  • Switch installation and repair
  • URG Cable Installation and Splice Support
  • OPGW Installation

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)

Training and Safety

Every INTREN employee and crew member receives extraordinary levels of training to guarantee safety and performance on all projects. 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

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