Energized Services

SERVICE ELECTRIC Company has the technical expertise and proven experience to provide “live line” maintenance, system upgrades, re-conductoring and complete rebuilds at virtually any voltage. We utilize proven barehand work techniques and proprietary robotic equipment to create a safety zone so that workers can complete tasks while eliminating the need to interrupt power service.

All SERVICE ELECTRIC Company energized transmission and substation projects enjoy the full support of Quanta’s energized Services group. Our energized work crews have completed extensive training and receive annual recertification training to maintain Quanta Energized Services qualifications.

What We Offer

  • Replace or upgrade foundations, structures, all hardware components and the conductor without any outage required in today’s right-of-way constrained environment
  • Maintenance, cleaning, repairs, reconductoring and rebuilds – all while in an energized state, avoiding costly customer outages
  • Increased personnel safety in congested right of ways, avoiding risk of induction
  • Project consulting and feasibility assessments
  • Insulator replacement
  • Structure repair or replacement
  • Modification of towers, cross arms, and insertion of tower body extensions
  • Dead-end and sleeve repairs or replacement
  • Spacer and damper additions or replacement
  • Maker ball and bird diverter additions or replacement
  • X-ray inspection of shoes, armor rod and sleeves
  • Repair or bypass of jumpers and switches
  • Switchyard and substation repairs without the need to de-energize a critical system
  • Common tasks such as repairing or bypassing switches, bus repairs or bypass, conductor repairs, and hot spot remediation
  • Certified by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to execute energized repairs in nuclear plant substations and switchyards
  • Techniques
    • Barehand method
    • Hotstick
    • Wet and dry washing
    • Insulating scaffolding
    • High induction stringing
  • Pre-project planning, consulting and feasibility assessment
  • System upgrade or rebuild
  • System maintenance, substation and generation emergency outage and mitigation
  • Design, management and construction of projects up to 500kV
  • LineMaster™ Robotic Arm
  • And more


A Quanta Services Company