EDM’s overhead transmission line design team has expertise and experience in many aspects of transmission engineering including new projects and retrofitting and analysis of existing lines for potential replacement or upgrade, stand-alone analysis and assessments. EDM’s team utilizes state-of-the-art information, technology, and software to support our line engineering services, and our engineers are experienced in modeling, analyzing, and designing lines including their structures, conductors, and foundation systems. EDM’s engineers are industry experts on various codes and standards and are often called upon to assist utilities in monitoring code compliance, identifying infractions, and assessing remediation needs.
EDM’s electric distribution engineering team understands the challenges faced by electric utility companies in providing reliable services with safety in mind. We have a proven record of accomplishment in building collaborative client relationships resulting in excellent services for overhead and underground electric distribution systems - from analysis and design to creating standards and offering training.
Recognizing the complexity of electric distribution systems, our engineers and designers have expertise with projects ranging from single pole replacements to designing new lines. Our team has experience with a range of voltage classes, framing configurations, equipment types and materials.
EDM’s engineering team provides a wide range of services to the electric utility and communication industries. Our approach to evaluating joint-use issues highlights the importance of understanding the needs and goals of both the pole owner and the 3rd party attacher. We recognize the importance of joint-use facilities, the complexities involved in the evaluation process and how end users will utilize recommendations, therefore, our engineering team includes experienced registered professional engineers.
EDM’s substation design team has decades of experience providing clients with detailed designs, studies, and analysis of substations. Our engineers and designers excel in new substation design as well as upgrades, retrofits, and expansions of existing stations. From conceptual design to closeout and commissioning we are committed to using the latest technology to provide services that meet and exceed our client’s needs. In addition to substation engineering and design capabilities, EDM’s team has extensive construction inspection and oversight expertise and the ability to provide transmission and distribution line engineering and design services for high side taps and distribution feeder exits.
EDM has teamed with Intec Services, Inc. to offer additional related services. Intec Services offers a complete variety of pole inspection, inventory and restoration services aimed at helping utilities maximize equipment life spans while maintaining the highest standards of system reliability.
Intec Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 with a dedication to providing in-service pole inspection services which have set new standards for accuracy and cost effectiveness by using an inspection strategy with three critical components:
The EDM-INTEC team approach enables the preservation of utility line reliability throughout the desired service life and assists utilities in making responsible recommendations and decisions affecting the management of many millions of dollars of overhead line capital assets.