New work awarded for 2021:
Alvah has been awarded the prime contract with PG&E for 2021 for the San Francisco, Bay Area, and Diablo areas.
Chinatown, SF Underground Vault Fire:
As Alvah’s underground crews were working in an underground vault in the Chinatown area of San Francisco, faulty wiring leading to an underground explosion. Alvah’s crews worked through the night to restore power to over 1,500 customers and did so safely without any injuries or damages.
Emergency Work in the Sierra Nevada Mountains: As snow dumped in the Sierras for weeks, Alvah crews worked tirelessly with PG&E and other contractors to repair the infrastructure.
1/10/19 – Alvah Contractors, Inc. has been awarded the 2018 Arthur T. Everham Safety Award by the Distribution Contractors Association, Inc.
The DCA established the award in 1986 to annually recognize contractors with exceptional safety programs. Judging criteria includes: the number of OSHA lost workday cases, number of OSHA restricted duty days, number of first-aid cases, number of fatalities, the presence of a documented safety program, the use of a drug-testing program, and the company’s Experience Modification Rate. This is the second time Alvah Contractors, Inc. has won this award.
The Distribution Contractors Association (DCA) represents contractors who provide Distribution installation and repair services for fiber optic, cable, gas and duct installation services for Public and Private utilities across the United States.
11/6/18 Awarded PG&E Speak Up Culture Contractor of the Year
This award goes to Contractors that recognize safety issues in advance. Alvah Overhead identified a construction issue that would cause significant problems if delayed until a later date. Alvah worked with PG&E to put the work on a fast patch to complete before weather became an issue.
7/27/18 Ranch Fire Support
Alvah Overhead group provided emergency response crews to work on the Ranch fire. Our crews followed the fire rebuilding overhead infrastructure directly behind the fire to rebuild the electrical system backbone to facilitate recovery and rebuilding operations.
7/23/18 Carr Fire Support
Alvah Overhead group provided emergency response crews to work on the Carr fire. Our crews followed the fire rebuilding overhead infrastructure directly behind the fire to rebuild the electrical system backbone to facilitate recovery and rebuilding operations.
3/29/18 PG&E EDPP MSA Extended
EDPP for San Francisco and Peninsula extended thru 3/31/19
3/29/17 Awarded PG&E EDPP MSA for San Francisco and Peninsula
PG&E awarded Alvah Contractors, Inc. a one-year Electric Distribution Performance Partnership (EDPP) trial program. Covers cable replacement, equipment replacement, primary & secondary work for both underground and overhead systems.
12/15/16 Awarded PG&E 2016 Electric T&D Supplier of the Year
Alvah Contractors, Inc. was chosen as PG&E’s supplier of the year for our performance on TGRAM (Test Ground Rocker Arm Line) replacement program. This project substantially improved the reliability of PG&E’s Electric Distribution System and reduced environmental risks
11/1/16 Awarded PG&E Y-4 Scada Program
9/18/15 PGE Headquarters Support
Alvah Contractors, Inc. was chosen to replace the oil filled network transformers on the roof of 77 Beale St. This is PG&E’s 34 story corporate center.
3/15/15 Awarded Arthur T. Everham Safety Award
Recognized by Distribution Contractors Association for having the best safety program and safety results.
3/18/14 PG&E MSA AWARD
Awarded three-year MSA (Master Servoces Agreement) contract with PG&E to provide electrical for electric distribution in the Bay Region, Northern Region, Central Valley Region & Central Coast.