Capabilities & Experience

Olsson Industrial Electric is a full-service provider of electrical engineering, construction, and control systems. 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.

& Certifications

Power System Design

  • Project feasibility analysis
  • Preliminary and detailed system design
  • Specifications and bid documents
  • Submittal evaluation and award analysis
  • Services during construction and supervision
  • Component programming and commissioning
  • As constructed and troubleshooting support

Power System Analysis

  • Arc flash hazard, short circuit, coordination, and power flow analysis
  • Equipment duty evaluation
  • Transient and harmonic analysis

Automation System Analysis

  • SCADA systems complete from design to integration. We specialize in open system architectures but support proprietary systems as well
  • PLC design and programming
  • Intelligent electronic device programming and integration

Other Services

  • Troubleshooting
  • Data collection and analysis including:
    • IEEE 519 harmonic compliance
    • Power factor and load measurement and analysis
    • Transient measurement and analysis
  • Commissioning engineer services
  • Power system inspection and certification

Areas of Expertise

  • Industrial
  • Utility/Municipal
  • Commercial

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.

ATI Cast Products

This included overall project management, co-ordination of 5 subcontractors to design and deliver subsystems (robot, conveyor, structural support for conveyor, and building modification) for install at ATI site.