Owner: Public Service Electric and Gas
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Highlight: Building of a brand new 26kV distribution yard, which included overseeing the civil portion of the job as well as the electrical.
SM Electric was recently contracted by PSEG and Burns and McDonnell as the Prime Contractor to build an all new 26KV distribution yard. The yard includes two pre-fabricated sheltered aisle switchgears to be set and installed by SM Electric, as well as all AIS bus, disconnects, breakers, and associated wiring and steel. In addition to the electrical components, SM Electric is responsible for overseeing all civil activities including the installation of several piles, manholes/foundations, and the mass excavation of the 26kV duct bank and the new ground grid. Project is set to be complete by 1st Q 2016.