Black & McDonald service technician providing electrical utility service at a substation
B&M technician performing street light maintenance service
B&M employee inspecting the cabling on solar panels that are part of the collector system
High voltage sub station construction project implemented by B&M
A team of B&M construction workers implementing an underground fiber optic cabling project
B&M service technician monitoring emergency power systems at a facility

Utility Services &

As a single-source solution provider for the utility sector, Black & McDonald develops and manages engineer-procure-construct (EPC) projects and provides extensive maintenance and 24/7 emergency response services.

We provide construction services for overhead and underground transmission systems, fibre optic cabling, construction of stations, municipal installations, and their related civil construction. Specialized field services provide testing, arc flash hazard analysis, and infrared scanning of electrical and mechanical systems.

Serving both private and public sector clients, Black & McDonald has extensive experience in substation design, construction, retrofit, repair and maintenance, including the highly valued aspects of testing and commissioning.

Our team provides a single-source solution for all high-voltage construction and electrical utility service requirements, bringing critical services and systems to customers and communities in both remote and urban environments.

Black & McDonald has built a strong track record in the construction management and operations of green energy sources such as wind, hydro, solar and cogeneration.

We are able to self-perform on our projects ranging from municipal substations to transformer stations, distribution stations, wind farm substations, solar farm substations and auxiliary power installations.

The following capabilities are part of our solutions portfolio:

  • High-voltage splicing and termination
  • Substation design and construction
  • Testing and commissioning
  • Intelligent transportation systems
  • Overhead and underground cables or systems
  • Power cable construction
  • Electrical line construction
  • Air navigation needs, landing aids
  • Emergency power systems
  • Distribution systems for water, phone data
  • Road, highway, street and traffic lighting
  • Turnkey asset management services
  • Transmission construction and maintenance
  • Storm emergency response and restoration
  • Street lighting

We also have a storm recovery team that can be mobilized immediately in locations across North America. All our resources are in-house, giving us the experience and skill sets to handle any size of project.

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You believe that if something’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right. That solutions should be made to last. That being part of a team means working not just for oneself but for one another. That’s how we operate too. At Black & McDonald, we’re on a mission to do work and build relationships that stand the test of time.