Our Services

The professionals at Empower Construction have centuries of combined industry experience and understand the nuances and challenges of our industry.

Empower Capabilities

Distribution

In the power distribution industry, we understand the importance of delivering reliable service to the end user safely, efficiently, and with as little downtime as possible. Our highly skilled professionals focus on providing value to our clients while delivering a full scope of electrical distribution system construction and maintenance services. Our teams approach each project with care and the utmost professionalism, producing work that’s done right the first time, every time. We empower each individual on our team to be the best they can possibly be through industry best practices, continual learning opportunities, and a commitment to safety.
  • Installation, construction, and maintenance of overhead and underground electrical distribution lines
  • Circuit conversions
  • Overhead and underground cable installation
  • Pole replacement and relocations
  • Circuit relocations for road-widening projects
  • Fault locate and repair
  • Distribution Hot Stick projects
  • Make Ready work
  • Directional drilling
  • Distribution automation and switches

Transmission

With years of experience constructing transmission lines from 69 kV to 765 kV, Empower Construction has also successfully rebuilt, reconductored, and provided maintenance to existing transmission lines. We have supported new construction, tower erection, Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) installation, and barehand work on systems across the country. Whether a single conductor or six conductors bundled, we have the knowledge and expertise to produce superior results and deliver a quality product to stakeholders.
  • Tower erection, exchange, and replacement
  • Inspection, repair, maintenance, and relocation
  • Barehand work
  • Line reconductoring
  • OPGW installation
  • Matting and access

Substation

Proper planning, high-caliber capabilities, and precise execution are essential for successful substation work. All Empower Construction employees are qualified and trained in Substation Fundamentals to reaffirm our commitment to safety and quality. With the ability to handle substation projects of any size, scope, and complexity, we are committed to outperforming our competition and delivering reliable substation solutions on schedule and on budget.
  • AIS and GIS substation projects
  • Site preparation
  • Foundation construction
  • Structural steel erection
  • Breakers, switches, and transformer installation
  • Ground grid installation
  • Buss installation
  • Cable trenching
  • Testing and commissioning
  • Above- and below-grade raceway
  • SCADA installation

Project & Construction Management

Our Project Management Methodology is our code. We live it, breathe it, and we execute it. Project management and construction management require a coordinated, precise, and effective team to guide a project in all stages of the lifecycle through scheduling, cost management, construction management, and quality assurance and quality control. No matter how tough the project is, we are the team to call to manage it. There’s no project too big or too small for Empower Construction to handle.
  • Project Management Methodology implementation
  • Design, estimating and scheduling
  • Cost management
  • Program, quality, safety and environmental management
  • Material procurement and management
  • Tool procurement and management
  • Administrative services
  • Financial controller services

Civil Capabilities

Empower Construction continues to build on our reputation to ensure our position as the contractor of choice for all civil utility activities. We move barriers and overcome challenges just like we move earth materials – safely and methodically. Our experts are trained and qualified in all relevant processes, procedures, regulations, and codes. We have the resources, know-how, and the latest equipment to ensure smooth and successful civil projects that provide lasting value to communities.
  • Underground conduit/duct bank
  • Manhole installation, repair, and rebuild
  • Vault installation
  • Concrete encasements
  • Directional drilling
  • Access roads and matting
  • Sediment control
  • Topsoil

Emergency Response

One of the most critical aspects of our industry is the ability to respond quickly when emergencies arise. Our storm response team is ready to deploy 24 hours a day, seven days a week. When Mother Nature strikes, our team will work diligently to ensure our customers and their communities can quickly resume their daily activities with minimal disturbance.
  • Restoration crews
  • Storm resource management
  • Damage assessment
  • Material management
  • Patrol and wire watchers

“At Empower Construction, Our Safety Powers Our Future. Our belief is in building people to be the best they possibly can be. We do that by empowering our people to provide world-class service and a relentless commitment to safety. We stand by our motto to Empower utilities and people…”

William Bowie

President & CEO