Alvah Contractors, Inc. is proud to provide a vast spectrum of line construction capabilities. Our team has a successful longstanding background in performing safe, quality linework in challenging “big city” areas.

When other companies have avoided these areas Alvah Contractors, Inc. has excelled in the planning and execution of all aspects of Overhead and Underground Line Construction both in high density urban areas as well as remote rural locations.

We pride ourselves in being able to provide a “concept to restoration” service to our clients. With our emphasis on planning, quality and safety we provide safe, cost effective and on time construction.

Alvah’s dedication to safety, training and quality has established a culture to attract the best talent leading to an extremely qualified IBEW workforce. We offer a full range of distribution voltage capabilities from 120v to 34.5kv.

Alvah Contractor’s provides service in California.

Alvah Services

Standard Services

  • New Overhead & Underground Line Construction
  • OH energized reconductors to minimize customer impacts and outages
  • UG Primary Cable Replacements
  • UG Primary and Secondary Network Cable Replacements
  • Pole installation & replacements
  • Energized pole replacements to minimize customer impacts and outages
  • URD & Conventional Equipment installation & replacement
  • Direct bury, sub-surface, man-hole or high-rise locations
  • Network experience
  • Primary and secondary fault repair
  • Inaccessible area line construction and pole replacements
  • Right of Way line relocations
  • Overhead to Underground conversions
  • System equipment upgrades to include transformers, switches, SCADA and other specialized equipment
  • Reclosers
  • Regulators
  • Capacitors
  • Automated switches
  • 24-hour emergency response
  • Make ready work for communications facilities
  • Program & Project Management
  • SCADA Fiber Systems

Specialty Services

  • UG Primary Lead cable replacements
  • Lead to lead cable splicing
  • Lead to EPR transition splicing
  • Network Transformer replacements; both subsurface and high-rise roof top
  • Network NP replacements
  • Emergency Storm Response

Alvah Construction Inc provides Emergency Storm Restoration 24/7, 365 days a year. Whether it’s a fire, flood, earthquake, rain, snow, ice, extreme heat and cold or wind, Alvah prides itself on our ability to respond quickly and safely to restore service in the harshest conditions. These services include:

  • Damage assessments on Overhead & Underground systems
  • Outage minimalization through system reconfiguration
  • Pole, wire, cable and equipment replacements
  • Line relocations & rebuilds
  • Civil hole digging support
  • Civil access support
  • Civil debris clean up support
  • Traffic control

Alvah Contractors, Inc. Certifications & Affiliations

  • Union Affiliation: IBEW
  • CPUC Certification: 7DN00049
  • Contractors License: CA-896038
  • Gold Shovel Certified
  • ISNet PGE Grade A
  • ISNet Customer Number: 400-230921
  • D & B Number: 016051712