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Servicing the Electric & Telecom Industries with Electric Utility Construction Oversight

Utility Engineering & Consulting

As our nation’s economy demands easy access to the internet continues to grow, we have seen the volume of Joint Use applications grow exponentially over the last few years. As more telecommunication companies enter the market, power companies have faced an avalanche of new attachers seeking to gain market share within their electric systems. As the rate and volume at which these applications come in have increased, more companies have trusted TechServ to manage this workflow on their behalf.

We have the resources to handle all your attachment permit management needs, no matter the volume of requests coming in. We help provide organization and guidance for attachment permitting management solutions. Reach out now to learn more about our custom permit administration services and how we can help you better manage attachment requests.

Electric Utility Construction Oversight | Make Ready Design | Overhead Distribution
Electric Utility Partnerships with TechServ
  • Negotiation of Joint Use Pole Application: TechServ will represent the client’s best interests during the negotiation of Joint Use Pole License agreements.
  • Review and approval of Joint Use permits: TechServ will handle all communications with the company’s third-party attachers, during the lifecycle of the permit application. TechServ will review the permit application for completion and compliance with the standards set forth by the client and will be responsible for either approving or rejecting the application.
  • Perform field data collection and make-ready engineering: Upon approval of a Pole Attachment Application, TechServ will dispatch its field resources to collect all the pertinent field information needed to perform an NESC-compliant Make Ready Design. TechServ will perform this function in compliance with the timelines set forth by FCC.
  • Pole Loading Analysis: TechServ engineering group will perform Pole Loading Analysis following the requirements and standards outlined in the NESC code, by the Client and any other governing bodies. If requested TechServ can also provide a professional engineer to review and stamp this analysis.
  • Staking-Sheet creation: TechServ design group can be integrated with the client’s system and fulfill the need of creating and administering construction staking sheets to convert our make-ready engineering designs into actionable information that will drive your supply chain and construction schedules.
  • Providing post-construction inspections after the attaching company has placed their facilities: TechServ’s goal is to ensure that every design is built on time and by the specifications outlined in the engineering package. By FCC guidelines, TechServ always dispatches its crews to perform post-inspections to verify the build quality and ensure that the system’s integrity is maintained.
  • NJUNS Ticket Administration: TechServ personnel has extensive experience representing their clients on the National Joint Use Notification System and can help your company keep its 3rd party attachers accountable by creating and managing Make Ready tickets on the platform.
  • Invoicing Administration:  If required TechServ can develop and manage the creation and delivery of invoices to our client’s attachers.
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Electric Utility Construction Oversight and Management

New construction, major upgrades, grid strengthening, and other large projects are complex processes and large investments. Functioning in the role of either the owner’s representative or as constructor representative, TechServ provides on-site coordination and construction management of utility construction projects. With years of field experience and technical skills, our team offers end-to-end services for your project. 

We offer construction management services for:

  • Transmission & Substations
  • Overhead & Underground Distribution
  • Wind & Solar Farms
  • Telecommunication
  • NERC-CIP

Our goal is to ensure contractors comply with design specifications, regulatory and safety codes, contract conditions, and more. With our electric utility construction oversight services, we help streamline the process by increasing communication, providing expertise for on-site coordination, and being your one point of contact.

We provide electric utility construction oversight services for projects large and small and tailor our services to your specific needs and goals. We are your partner in ensuring all utility construction efforts meet or exceed your requirements.

Design & Engineering

Whether building new distribution systems or upgrading existing ones, skilled design and engineering are critical for system resiliency, reliability, efficiency, and performance. Our skilled engineers assist with providing comprehensive design and engineering services for electric and telecommunication systems.

We offer beginning-to-end services from field data collection with photogrammetry system accuracy, to post-construction inspections, TechServ goes above and beyond to meet your needs.

Asset Management

We also offer ongoing support for electric and telecom utilities by providing system audits and inventories. We are your partner for data collection, analysis, and optimizing your operations. From field inspections for pole attachments and street light inventories to permit administration and determining make-ready requirements for pole attachment requests, we are here to provide the services you need for ongoing success.
We offer audits and inventories for a wide range of systems, including:

We offer audits and inventories for a wide range of systems, including:

  • Telecommunication Attachment
  • Street Light Services
  • Strand Mapping

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