ENGINEERING/DESIGN SERVICES

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Generation Engineering

PAR offers a specialized selection of generation services:

  • Hydro
  • Co-generation
  • Renewable energy—methane, solar, wind and more
  • Steam/gas turbine power plants

We also offer:

  • Concept design and budgeting
  • Project management
  • Engineering
  • Equipment specifications and procurement
  • Testing and commissioning
  • Protection and automation studies
  • Construction/Construction project management

We invite you to browse our web pages to learn more about our full range of services. if you have questions.

Transmission Systems

PAR prepares, analyzes, designs, engineers and manages the construction and inspection of transmission towers and high-voltage power lines. We have established many valuable relationships with many clients; clients who trust us to help develop our country’s infrastructure.

PAR offers the following engineering services for transmission:

  • Feasibility studies/cost
  • Transmission estimators
  • Line routing/surveying/tower spotting
  • Right-of-Way
  • Plan and profile drawings
  • Structure design (h-frame, single pole steel or wood, lattice tower)
  • SAG and tension calculations
  • Rough terrain and high altitude
  • Re-conductoring
  • Foundation design
  • Line inspection service
  • Equipment and construction specification

PAR specializes in engineering projects using PLS-CADD.

We invite you to browse our web pages to learn more about our full range of services. if you have questions.

Substation/Switching Station

PAR has the experience and resources to complete all facets of substation engineering, from site preparation through energizing. We are skilled in control wiring, equipment testing, bus welding and other facets of substation work. We also have performed design/build turnkey projects for 69 kV to 230 kV substations.

Engineering Services:

  • Power studies and modeling
  • Wiring diagrams
  • Control functions
  • Design schematics
  • Profile and sectionals
  • Construction mapping

Equipment Specifications:

  • Power Generators
  • Power and Grounding Transformers
  • Switching Equipment & Major Components
  • Power Circuit Breakers
  • Metal Clad Switchgear
  • Reclosers and Sectionalizers
  • Capacitors and Voltage Regulators
  • Protection and Automation
  • SCADA Control, RTUs, Remote Metering and Monitoring
  • Bus Systems
  • Grounding Grids
  • Raceway Systems
  • Structural Control Buildings and Foundations

We invite you to browse our web pages to learn more about our full range of services. if you have questions.

Distribution Design

PAR provides analysis, engineering and construction management for distribution substations and distribution circuits all over the United States. Our clients include utilities, companies, governmental facilities, municipalities, and industrial companies that seek maintenance or upgrades to an existing distribution network.

PAR delivers premium services that achieve client goals while balancing costs. Our approach is not only customer focused, value driven and innovative, but collaborative, comprehensive and cost-effective as well.

We offer:

  • Full service engineering and design
  • New circuit/distribution substation planning
  • Deteriorated pole replacement programs
  • Overhead to underground conversions
  • New business design
  • Underground switch/cable replacement
  • Overhead and pad-mounted capacitor programs
  • Infrastructure systems maintenance
  • Circuit automation

We invite you to browse our web pages to learn more about our full range of services. if you have questions.

Communications

Integrated Services and Solutions for Communications

When it comes to serving the communications industry, PAR provides all facets related to overhead and underground engineering and power supply. We identify cost effective fiber routes for your head-end and HUB interconnects. We can handle the entire project from complicated permitting to routine as-builts; PAR has the quality personnel to meet your needs.

PAR's communication services include:

  • Fiber optic, radio and telephone engineering
  • Field pole survey
  • Utility research
  • Wind loading for power and communications
  • Applications and permits
  • Field walk outs
  • Fiber, copper and retro-fit splicing
  • Re-build and up-grade services
  • Complete utility applications

We invite you to browse our web pages to learn more about our full range of services. if you have questions.

Utility Outsourcing

Utility Outsourcing: the Quanta Advantage

PAR—in conjunction with its parent Quanta Services—can operate any aspect of your utility. Our expertise in utility management is built on more than 54 years of experience in the industry. PAR is the largest electrical contractor in North America and Quanta Services (NYSE: PWR) is the largest electrical, gas and telecom contractor in the United States.

PAR and Quanta can offer an asset-owner partnership as the premier single source provider to manage and provide gas and electric energy delivery system services.

The partnership can include services such as engineering and design, construction, system operation and maintenance and any other services clients may need—all without sacrificing safety, reliability, customer service and quality.

For more information on Quanta Services please visit www.quantaservices.com and discover The Power of One.

We invite you to browse our web pages to learn more about our full range of services. if you have questions.

Project Management

PAR is a pioneer of the Design/Build model. This technique provides the customer with an opportunity to work with a single team for all design, engineering and construction phases for the life of the project.

Our experienced project management teams provide comprehensive plan development, scheduling and coordination; in essence, all aspects of the project—engineering, material procurement, and construction (EPC)—are addressed.

We invite you to browse our web pages to learn more about our full range of services. if you have questions.

Construction Management

The ability to manage construction crews is critical to the success of any electrical project. We have the manpower, experience and ability to manage multiple teams, job sites and programs.

Our objective is to provide a professionally completed project while maintaining the highest level of safe work conditions. PAR's Construction Management services include:

  • Single point of contact (SPOC) for all project needs
  • Pre-construction and award meetings
  • Switching and circuit clearances
  • Construction contracts and specifications
  • Material yard management, procurement and accounting
  • Quality Assurance inspection and certification
  • Construction coordination
  • Aerial and land circuit patrols
  • Project as-builts

We invite you to browse our web pages to learn more about our full range of services. if you have questions.

Technical Services

The PAR logistics team is experienced in developing civil engineered plans for excavation and construction of any electrical project. PAR offers a wide variety of technical services to meet project needs:

  • Civil basemaps
  • Electrical plans
  • PLS-CADD engineering
  • Traffic control mapping
  • Utility look-ups
  • Street improvements
  • Infrared fault detection
  • 3D modeling/animation
  • GIS tracking
  • Permitting plans
  • Schematics
  • Land/parcel research
  • Land surveys
  • Elevation topography

Project management services:

  • Aerial surveys
  • Geospatial/photogrammetry
  • Gyroscope imaging
  • Infrared imaging line patrols—damage detection on conductor

PAR can manage your entire project for patrolling circuits. PAR will track the information gathered from the patrols and develop maps to present the results. We also can make recommendations for repairs and upgrades.

We invite you to browse our web pages to learn more about our full range of services. if you have questions.