The Right Place at the Right Time
On August 3, 2018 an employee of Electric Conduit Construction, and an Illinois Army National Guard corporal helped save a woman’s life by wading into a retention pond at I-90 and Rt. 47 and pulling her from the overturned submerged vehicle, according to Illinois State Police.
Not everyone gets to dig in the dirt, let alone underneath the surface of a roadway, but that’s what Electric Conduit Construction does for a living. They are often working below ground to install high speed fiber optic cable, electric power or natural gas lines for utility companies.
Electric Conduit Adds More Tech To Their Vehicle Tool Box
Electric Conduit Construction is constantly looking to better serve their customers and add additional expertise to their construction crews. They have continued to do so by adding the Mud Dog Hydro-Vac truck to their tool box of specialty equipment.
Electric Conduit Construction Steers a Course Towards Excellence
Electric Conduit Construction was awarded another challenging contract. This particular project required that ECC accurately drill to a prescribed radius for a total distance of 900’ under Interstate 294 near O’Hare Airport, northwest of Chicago, Illinois.
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.