Specialized B&M tradesperson working on a light overhead transmission project
Two B&M electricians working on installing cabling for an intersection
A team of B&M electrical tradesperson working on a construction of a high voltage substation

Utility Services

Black & McDonald has been serving electric utilities across North America since 1921.

Our team possesses the full complement of tradesmen and equipment to meet the needs of our customers.  Whether we are erecting a substation, building overhead power lines, installing duct banks or performing storm restoration services, our team always brings the high quality workmanship and reliability our customers deserve. In the event a customer requires a turnkey solution with a compressed schedule, Black & McDonald has the ability work with its in-house engineering team to offer a single-source, design-and-build solution.

Our scope of services include:

  • Overhead Distribution
    • Joint Use – Make Ready
    • Distribution Maintenance
    • Streetlight Construction
    • Distribution Lateral Improvements
    • Road Moves & Reconductor Projects
  • Underground Distribution
    • Primary/Secondary Cable Installation
    • Cable Repair & Replacement
    • Partial Discharge Testing
    • Cable Injection
    • Automated Meter Services
  • Feeder Cable Work
    • Cable Installation (500MCM – 2000MCM)
    • Manholes & Duct Banks
    • Splicing Including Trifurcating
    • Emergency Feeder Fault Response
  • Light Overhead Transmission
  • Substation Construction & Maintenance (345 kV & below)
  • Storm Restoration

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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.