Construct Program Kicks Off with Job Shadowing
The Construct program is a joint initiative between contractors in the City of Chicago and various agencies that serve the inner city community. Started by Com Ed, the purpose of the program is to teach solid life and work skills and give young adults opportunities to develop careers in industries that can support them for the rest of their life.
Fiber Placement on a Short Timeline
Control of electrical substations is a critical part of a utilities' business. These stations perform many functions for utility companies. The most important is stepping down the transmission voltage levels, through the use of step down transformers, to distribute power, at a useable voltage to homes and businesses.
Fiber Splice Speeds Small Cell to Market
Small cell installations only work well when high speed backhaul is available. This usually means proximity to a fiber optic trunk cable. One of our customers, a major telecommunications company, engineered a series of small cell sites that had to be installed and tested.
200' Tower - Removed - Safely
It is a long way up a 200' tower. Four men became ants when they reached the very top. An all terrain crane was rigged, and its telescoping boom was already 50' above the level of the tower. The winds were calm as the crew rigged the lifting slings and began to unbolt the top section.
Confined Space Training
Electric Conduit Construction sponsored crew training for Confined Space work. Over twenty foremen, crew members and management attended a two hour safety workshop on how to enter and work in confined spaces do it safely. Most confined space deaths occur due to toxic atmospheres.