High Voltage Underground Transmission Installation Services

 

Southwire Offers Unparalleled High Voltage Underground Transmission Installation Services With Every HV Order

In addition to quality high voltage cable and accessories, Southwire can provide unparalleled installation services with each high voltage underground transmission order. Our team of highly-skilled and factory-certified installers will be there every step of the way to help with cable-pulling, splicing, terminating, sheath bonding, and grounding to help ensure a safe, efficient, and quality installation. We are committed to ensuring your installation is successful…a commitment that has resulted in a zero cable failures with over 7-million feet of HV cable installed!

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Product Catalog

Southwire solutions for underground transmission

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Complete Solutions

Installation Technicians Highly skilled and factory-certified installation technicians
Services Splicing and terminating services
Repairs Emergency and repair services
Tools and Equipment Complete cable installation tools and equipment
Accessories Complete accessory installation tools
Quality Control Installation quality control documentation

High Voltage Support Team

Engineering

Our engineering team supports feasibility studies and conceptual engineering, detailed underground system design, pulling calculations, and ampacity studies.

Project Management

Our project management team supports construction management, maintenance, emergency and repair studies, as well as full turnkey projects including civil works.

Installation

Our installation team is filled with highly skilled and factory-certified installation technicians. We are prepared to assist with cable pulling, splicing and termination, and sheath bonding and grounding.

Testing

Our testing includes commissioning, testing, AC resonant and PD testing.
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Rod Gutherie
Project Manager

Mr. Guthrie’s current responsibilities as High Voltage Project Manager include management of project design, production, delivery, installation and testing for Southwire high voltage underground transmission cable system projects.

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Jay Nix
Project Manager

As Project Manager, Jay Nix is responsible for the overall coordination and installation of Southwire’s High Voltage Underground Cable and Accessories as well as ensuring customer satisfaction from the awarding bid to final installation.

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Chris Phillips
Project Manager

Chris manages the High Voltage Installation team, projects, and installation activities

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Eric Hubbard
Senior HV Technican

Eric is a Senior Installation Technician responsible for installation of underground transmission cables and accessories rated 69kV to 420kV.

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Daniel Bakalenko
Senior HV Technician

Daniel is a Senior Installation Technician responsible for installation of underground transmission cables and accessories rated 69kV to 420kV.

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Gary Limper
Senior HV Technician

Gary is a Senior Installation Technician responsible for installation of underground transmission cables and accessories rated 69kV to 420kV.

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Greg Parker
Senior HV Technician

Greg is a Senior Installation Technician responsible for installation of underground transmission cables and accessories rated 69kV to 420kV.

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Henry Knight
Senior HV Technician

Henry is a Senior Installation Technician responsible for installation of underground transmission cables and accessories rated 69kV to 420kV.

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Josh Roysden
Senior HV Technician

Josh is a Senior Installation Technician responsible for installation of underground transmission cables and accessories rated 69kV to 420kV.

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Michael Woodard
Senior HV Technician

Brian is a Senior Installation Technician responsible for installation of underground transmission cables and accessories rated 69kV to 420kV.

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Randy Sievert
Senior HV Technician

Randy is a Senior Installation Technician responsible for installation of underground transmission cables and accessories rated 69kV to 420kV

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Roy Willingham
Senior HV Technician

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Ryan Small
Senior HV Technician

Ryan is a Senior Installation Technician responsible for installation of underground transmission cables and accessories rated 69kV to 420kV.

Contact Information

General Support
HVUG Support Team
HVQuoting@southwire.com
HVUG Business Development - South
Chris Amick
chris.amick@southwire.com
HVUG Business Development - North
Dave Knoll
dave.knoll@southwire.com
Proposal Manager
Lucian Munteanu
lucian.munteanu@southwire.com

Techniques from High-Voltage Underground Cable System Installation Experts

The case for using high-voltage underground transmission cable systems continues to gain momentum. There are many benefits, including system safety and reliability; all with minimal impacts to the visual environment. Installing high-voltage underground transmission cable, however, can often pose unique engineering and installation challenges. A wrong decision during installation can pose significant safety risks, in addition to amplifying both project costs and future maintenance costs.

In this webinar we will discuss:
  • Best practices for installing high-voltage underground transmission cable
  • Lessons learned from unique situations faced by our expert field team
  • Options available for cable conductors, insulation, shielding, jackets, and accessories

Speaker:

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Director - Southwire
Randy Denmon

Underground Transmission Cable Systems