Hamlin Electric Company is a full service high voltage contractor. The nature and diversity of our business requires a large variety of equipment and fleet of trucks. With this large inventory of equipment Hamlin’s line builders can perform work on 69kV wood pole lines with capability to do up to 500kV steel lattice structures. Hamlin is dedicated and committed to safety, quality and integrity, along with budget and on time completions.
Mountain to Figure, ND, McKenzie Electric, (October 2010-Current)
Our crews are using a new mechanical tree saw in North Dakota to clear the rows of trees. This state of the art machine allows Hamlin’s crew to cut 30″ diameter trees and is capable of clearing 40,000 square feet per day. This will enable us to construct 16.7 miles of single pole and H-Structure 115kV transmission lines.
Alexander – Indian Hills 115kV Transmission Line, ND (May 2010) McKenzie Electric
Hamlin Electric Company was awarded the Alexander to Indian Hills, 115kV Transmission Line. This project in North Dakota consisted of 10.5 miles of Single Pole Vertical Construction, 4/0 AWG ACSR conductor, and 3/8 EHS Steel Static.
Tri-State Energy, Truth or Consequences, and Caballo,NM (2010)
Experienced replacing 139 transmission poles and retiring 290 poles in the 15 1/2 mile 115kV project.
Durango – Hesperus 115kV Transmission Line, CO (05/26/09 – 07/29/09) – Tri-State G & T
Hamlin Electric Crews completed construction on the 2.7 mile reroute, Durango to Hesperus 115kV Transmission Line. This project consisted of replacing wood “H” structures, “Drake” conductor, 3/8 EHS Steel Static, and replacement of OPGW (911 Communication) without dropping service. The construction of this line was in connection with the Bureau of Reclamation due to environmentally sensitive areas.
Turley – Jemez 115kV Transmission Line, NM (03/02/09 – 07/01/09) – City of Farmington
This 115kV Transmission Line consisted of approximately 14 miles from Turley Station to a constructed Jemez Mountain Electric Line. The 14 mile Transmission Line consisted of wood “H” structures, 477 ACSR conductor, and 3/8 EHS Steel Static. The construction of this line was in connection with the Bureau of Land Management due to environmentally sensitive areas.
Killdeer – Mountain 115kV Transmission Line, ND (06/15/09 – 09/30/09) – McKenzie Electric
Hamlin Electric was awarded the Killdeer – Mountain 115kV Transmission Line in July of 2009. This project consisted of 13.5 miles of single pole vertical construction, 397.5 ACSR conductors, and 3/8 EHS steel static. This project was completed safely, ahead of schedule and under budget.
North Park – WAPA 230kV Structure Replacement, CO (10/06/08 – 05/22/09) – WAPA/Mountain Parks
Hamlin Electric Company replaced a lattice structure at the North Park Substation in Walden, CO. This project consisted of the installation of a cement foundation done by one of our subcontractors, Evergreen Caissons. Work also included structure removal and monopole installation along with 1272 conductor and jumpers.
Watford City – Williston 115/230kV Transmission Line, ND (06/16/08 – 09/30/09) – WAPA
This project called for the replacement of 42 miles of existing 397.5 conductors with new 954 KCM ACSR conductor. Hamlin installed steel poles on foundations, wood “H” structures, 3-pole wood structures and 3-pole laminated structures. This work plan also consisted of installing 42 miles of 3/8 EHS steel static and 42 miles of fiber optic.
Swallows 115kV Transmission Line, CO (03/17/08 – 09/30/08) – San Isabel Electric
Hamlin Electric Crew’s completed construction on this 8-mile 115kV Transmission Line from Pueblo West to Swallows Substation. This project consisted of wood “H” structures, steel structures with foundations, 477 ACSR conductor, 3/8” HS steel static and the removal of a distribution line.
Spring Creek – Hotchkiss 115kV Transmission Line, CO (06/01/07 – 09/30/07) – Tri-State G & T
This project consisted of replacing 29 miles of 115kV Transmission Line from Spring Creek near Hotchkiss, CO. This included replacing “H” structures, plumbing existing structures, seeding and ROW clearing to BLM standards.
Nixon – Kelker 115kV Uprate Project, Phase Raiser, CO – Colorado Springs Utilities
Hamlin Electric Company completed raising 26 – “H” frame wood structures. This 115kv project was performed using the laminated wood system phase raiser technique. The phase raiser upgrade was performed while lines remained energized. From this project we made a DVD to distribute to our potential customers.