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Canada's premier powerline contractor

Valard has:

  • four decades of experience as an electrical utility contractor, succeeding by focusing on delivering projects safely, on time and on budget

  • unsurpassed support from our sister companies within the Valard Group

  • the strength of the entire Quanta Services pool of expertise

Full-service EPC+ solutions

We provide engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services in these focus areas.

  • Transmission

    • Overhead and underground transmission lines
    • Engineering, procurement and construction
    • Right-of-way clearing and access roads
    • Foundation construction and civil work
    • Steel tower assembly and erection
    • Poles – steel, wood and composite
    • Bundled conductor stringing
    • Inspection and maintenance
    • Testing, commissioning and start-up
    • Experience building up to 500 kilovolts
    • Specialized transmission crews
    • Innovative and well-maintained equipment, including the proprietary LineMaster ™ robotic arm for live line work
    • Various stringing tools including four drum tensioners, sagging winches, pilot winders and travelers for four bundle transmission lines
  • Distribution

    • Overhead and underground distribution lines
    • Inspection and maintenance
    • Emergency restoration
    • Testing and commissioning
    • Experienced in urban, suburban and rural environments
    • Four-party services, subdivisions, street lighting, industrial and residential installations
    • Energized or de-energized line work
    • Directional drilling and hydrovacing services
    • Innovative and well-maintained equipment, including the proprietary LineMaster ™ robotic arm for live line work
  • Substations

    • Engineering and design
    • Material and equipment procurement
    • Clearing, grading and site preparation
    • Foundation construction and civil work
    • Equipment installation
    • Substation modifications and upgrades
    • Inspection services
    • Maintenance and emergency restoration
    • Testing and commissioning
  • Energized Services

    • Energized repair, maintenance, upgrades and rebuilds
    • Any voltage line or any facility without service interruptions
    • Licensed operator of the LineMaster ™ robotic arm, which makes any repair, replacement or upgrade of energized lines more safe and efficient
    • Highly trained barehand journeymen and hotstick specialists
  • Emergency Restoration

    A crucial element in meeting our customers’ service requirements is Valard’s ability to react promptly to a storm, fire or other emergency situation and the capacity to restore service as expediently, efficiently and economically as possible.  Each operating unit can draw on its own local operations, as well as the extensive resources of Quanta at large, to respond to any request for assistance – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.