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Substation Construction

Turnkey and Reliable

Safety, quality, and efficiency – that’s what you get with Roberson Waite Electric’s substation construction and maintenance solutions.

We’ve been involved in upgrading and retrofitting existing Substations with new state-of-the-art equipment since 1975. Our experience in this field, spanning over three generations, along with our highly trained team of professionals is what sets us apart from the rest.

With our turnkey approach ranging from 4kV to 500kV, we offer a wide variety of solutions. From foundations to duct bank, steel structures to electrical equipment, primary conductor to secondary wiring, and testing to in-service, we build substations from the ground up.

Our extensive experience allows us to offer value added services such as: project management support, material procurement and management, quality assurance/quality control, testing/commissioning and final job close-out. Our goal is to promote successful projects through communication and teamwork. 


Acceptance and Maintenance

Roberson Waite Electric is currently one of four contractors qualified to perform Testing Services for Southern California Edison.

We offer an unparalleled scope of relay, instrumentation and control testing solutions that help ensure the highest levels of system responsiveness.

Our highly qualified test men specialize in Protective Relays, In-Service Relays, Functional Testing, Substation Automation, Power Factor Testing, High Potential Testing, and Ground Grid Testing. We utilize state of the art equipment to simulate and detect potential failures and other catastrophes in order to protect both your equipment and your people.

Whether we’re helping clients integrate newer technology into older stations, or maintain present structures, Roberson Waite Electric provides testing and commissioning services for voltages up to 500kV.


Experienced and Qualified

Roberson Waite Electric is one of the leading qualified inside wiring companies for Southern California Edison. We have the expertise and knowledge to handle any sized project and the professionalism to accomplish the task. Our experienced wiremen specialize in Relay Rack Fabrication and Installation, Protective Relay Installation and Wiring, PLC and HMI Installation, and Control Cable Installation and Termination.

From fabricating and wiring relay racks, to preparing your system for in-service, Roberson Waite Electric has the expertise and knowledge to get your system online in a safe and professional manner.


Industrial Electrical Construction

Roberson Waite Electric has been providing industrial electrical services to utility companies and refineries for over three generations – and has the crew, skills and state-of-the-art equipment to work safely and efficiently. Our services range from 4kV to 500kV and include the following: steel erection and bus installation, circuit breakers and disconnect switches, Transformer Banks, PTs and CTs, and various other electrical equipment along with all the associated conductoring, wiring, and grounding.


Underground Construction

Roberson Waite Electric’s Civil Department is backed by decades of experience. Well equipped with the necessary heavy equipment and staffed with a highly capable crew, Roberson Waite Electric is well positioned to handle the most complex of underground projects. Our civil crews specialize in the installation of structural foundations, duct banks, below ground conduit, cable trenches, underground vaults, ground grid and grading. We have the capacity and the know-how to get it done.


Battery Energy Storage Systems

Our extensive knowledge in utility construction makes Roberson Waite Electric a trusted BESS construction partner for all shape and size projects. We self-perform all major site work, foundations, conduits, installation of all electrical equipment, including substations, PCS units, and battery containers. We can test all equipment and in-service all equipment including but not limited to metering, protection, and performance. We control all aspects of construction in-house providing unparalleled flexibility. 

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