Schneider Engineering, Ltd. is an industry leader in distribution engineering and construction services, providing comprehensive solutions to Clients through traditional design and inspection services, construction management of projects, and turn-key EPC delivery methods.
Our distribution engineering team provides design and management of medium voltage distribution projects, including new overhead distribution lines, new consumer line extensions, rebuilds, reroutes, voltage conversions, conductor upgrades, subdivisions, and industrial parks. Self-supported pole designs and difficult crossings are analyzed with industry standard PLS-CADD and PLS-Pole software tools, and field staked with the latest in survey-grade GPS equipment.
UNDERGROUND DESIGN AND MASTER PLANNING
Our engineering team is frequently used to master plan and engineer underground electrical distribution projects for new subdivision developments, underground rehabilitation projects, industrial duct-bank design, and highway crossings requiring underground borings.
DISTRIBUTION LINE – FIELD STAKING SERVICES
Our field services team provides field staking services for our Client’s distribution projects, preparing them for construction. Our team is familiar with multiple staking software platforms that generate construction sheets with conventional or GPS-based staking for our Clients. State of the art survey grade GPS-based equipment streamlines the process and enhances the cost efficiency of this service. Read More
Our project management services are designed to partner with our Clients as an extension of staff to ensure that projects are completed on-time and on budget. From project inception, SE can develop a detailed project schedule and project budget to drive the engineering and construction effort. Read More
CONSTRUCTION PROCUREMENT AND DELIVERY
Our team manages construction procurement with our Clients to obtain complete and competitive contracts for construction services either in the traditional Design/Bid/Build or in turnkey Engineer/Procure/Construct (EPC) methods. Our procurement processes are supported by quality engineering drawings and specifications are designed to satisfy detailed public procurement processes, and to comply with long term unit price RUS 790 Cooperative contracts. We maintain an extensive database of labor and material market pricing to support various contract structures to ensure a successful bidding process. Our experience includes public procurement processes to meet the needs of our public power Clients. Read More
CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND INSPECTION
SE provides construction coordination and management services to partner with our Clients to ensure successful project outcomes. We develop and administer contract documents, coordinate and manage construction, and maintain project status through communication of project schedules, budget, and deliverables.
Our team provides levels of oversight and inspection tailored to meet the need of our projects. Read More
REGULATORY AND PERMITTING
Our project managers are experienced in the preparation, filing, and tracking of the necessary permits (City, County, TxDOT, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Railroad, (FAA) and documentation for applicable situations in distribution projects.
Easement procurement services include deed research, landowner contact and coordination, exhibit preparation, and easement finalization. Our field technicians are certified Notaries, so easements are secured and the process managed to completion.
DISTRIBUTION WORK ORDER INSPECTIONS
Our inspectors conduct work order inspections for Clients to ensure compliance with the utility’s applicable design standards and governing safety standards such as the NESC. Our expertise includes the preparation and documentation required by the RUS including certification of RUS Form 219 where applicable. Read More