Capabilities & Experience

Our electrical construction capabilities are second to none. With experience in everything from hydroelectric facilities to sawmills, Olsson’s construction teams are well-versed in the maintenance, troubleshooting and construction of all-things heavy industry. We understand that intensive planning, sound judgement and transparent communications are integral to an on-time and on-budget outcome. Our teams are well equipped to handle projects of all magnitudes.

Expertise & Certifications

  • High voltage design and installation
  • Medium voltage design and installation
  • Low voltage design and installation
  • PLC system design and installation
  • PLC programming
  • AC/DC drive systems
  • Instrumentation system design and installation (NICET Certified)
  • Fiber optic cable system design and installation (FOA Certified)
  • Rockwell Automation certified for VFAC Drive System start-up & warranty
  • Rockwell Automation system integrator
  • UL 508 certified panel shop

Our Capabilities & Facilities Cover

  • Specialized Design & Engineering
  • Instrumentation & Controls
  • SCADA Process Control Systems for Water, Wastewater & Substations
  • High-voltage Installation
  • In-house Fabrication
  • UL-508 Panels
  • PLC Control Panels, Programming & Start-up
  • VFAC & DC Drive Systems
  • Fiber Optic Cable Installation & Termination
  • Motors & Motor Control Centers
  • Lighting Systems
  • Grounding Systems
  • Hazardous Wiring
  • CAT-5 Cable Installation

Featured Projects

The Dalles Dam Station

Olsson Industrial Electric, OS Engineering and Olsson Controls completed a comprehensive modernization of the station service electrical distribution system at The Dalles Dam, a 2100 MW hydroelectric power generation facility, as the prime contractor.

McNary Lock and Dam

In May of 2014, Olsson Industrial Electric was awarded a prime contract to modernize the station service electrical distribution system at the McNary Lock and Dam. Over the next four years, nearly all of the existing 4160V distribution will be replaced.

Detroit and Big Cliffs Dam

Olsson Industrial Electric completed a project to upgrade integral electrical components at the respective powerhouses for Detroit and Big Cliff Dams. Olsson replaced vintage 13.8kV gallery switchgear in both powerhouses.