Emera Utility Services - Distribution Construction & Maintenance

By: Emera Utility Services  09-12-2011
Keywords: Project Management, Transmission, Civil Construction

Emera Utility Services is the only contractor in the Maritimes qualified and experienced in performing live line transmission and distribution work; and we maintain one of the most knowledgeable and experienced power line construction and maintenance workforces in the region. All of our power line technicians and apprentices follow a rigorous training program which includes on the job code of practice rubber glove training for live distribution voltages.

Our capabilities in distribution live and dead line construction and maintenance include:

  • Project Management
  • Field Engineering
  • Civil Construction
  • Structure Placement
  • Line Stringing
  • Live Line Maintenance
  • Materials Management

Distribution Project History:

Nova Scotia Power
EUS was awarded the transmission and distribution construction and maintenance contracts for the Province of Nova Scotia. The contract runs from 2008‐2010, and from 2011-2013/2015.

Keywords: Civil Construction, Construction Structure, Engineering Civil, Live Line Maintenance, Maintenance Materials, materials management, Project Management, Transmission,

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