Design Their Future.


As population trends change and energy usage evolves, Pike Engineering is helping utilities and cities meet their communities’ needs for power. From large-scale system planning to transmission, distribution and substation engineering services, you can count on us to handle the full spectrum of engineering services.


Pike Engineering’s energy delivery services include:

  • Transmission Engineering
  • Substation Engineering
  • Distribution Engineering
  • Field Services
  • Consulting Services

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Pike Engineering offers innovative approaches to electric and gas distribution engineering problems. Our distribution engineering services include:

  • Large distribution system improvements
  • Designs for complex network underground systems
  • Utility pole relocation
  • Designs for complex industrial and large commercial applications (like three-phase loop designs and alternate feed systems)
  • Residential and commercial lighting design
  • DOT-related technical and non-technical work
  • Responsible charge engineering
  • Project management
  • Geographic information system (GIS), global positioning system (GPS) and work management support
  • Full-service computer-aided design and drafting
  • Joint-use program management
  • Easements and right of way acquisition

Our distribution engineering services also include services similar to those detailed for transmission engineering.

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Services include:

  • Overhead and underground transmission system design and engineering
  • Transmission line routing studies and recommendations
  • Line inspection services and condition assessment
  • Survey services
  • Design and analysis of structures and foundations
  • Project management and coordination
  • Development of drawings, specifications and other project materials
  • Construction bid preparation
  • Material bid and requisition
  • Easements
  • Staking
  • Environmental reviews
  • Compliance with utility specifications, NESC guidelines and regulatory requirements
  • Pole attachment agreements
  • Interconnection design, evaluation and assistance

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Services include:

  • Transmission/distribution and industrial substations from 4.16 kV through 765 kV
  • Design, engineering, procurement, construction management and project management
  • Site survey and layout
  • Fencing
  • Equipment layout and specification
  • Structure and bus work design and specification
  • Foundation design
  • Ground grid
  • Lightning protection
  • Bill of material and bid package development
  • Ring bus and breaker and one-half configurations
  • Autotransformer engineering installation, including switches and lead assemblies
  • Circuit breaker engineering installation, including disconnect switches and lead assemblies
  • High-voltage air-core reactor bank assemblies
  • Underground power cable terminations
  • Low-side transformer bus tie and feeder recloser/circuit breaker engineering installations
  • Load tap changers, bus regulators and feeder regulators
  • Station grounding design
  • Spill prevention, control and countermeasure plants


Services include:
  • Relay one-line diagrams
  • Three-line diagrams
  • Communications diagrams
  • Relay settings
  • Relay coordination curves
  • Equipment reclosing control
  • Remote terminal unit settings
  • SCADA intelligent electronic device point lists
  • Line, transformer and bus protection schemes
  • Circuit breaker failure schemes and control
  • Capacitor bank protection

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Pike Engineering provides a variety of field service offerings, including the following:

  • Joint-use attachment audits
  • Construction post inspections
  • Equipment inspections
  • Lighting inspections
  • Rural Utility Service (RUS) inspections
  • NESC safety inspections
  • Substation inspections
  • Field inventory
  • Project management
  • Construction coordination and job site management
  • Geographic information system (GIS) mapping updates
  • Outage management system (OMS) field data collection and mapping
  • Post-storm cleanup inventory and assessment
  • Evaluation of equipment maintenance requirements
  • Troubleshooting, calibration and testing
  • Protection coordination
  • Arc flash hazard assessment
  • Power loss management
  • Protective coordination


Pike Engineering’s consulting services are provided by a dedicated team of engineers who are experts in electrical, gas and communications planning and strategy. Consulting services focuses on three primary areas: system planning and development; reliability and system protection; and engineering and economic studies.

Services include:

  • Addressing NERC, FERC and IEEE standard changes
  • Arc flash studies and training
  • Circuit analysis and coordination
  • Voltage drop and power factor studies
  • Designer and technical training
  • Reliability assessment and benchmarking

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  • Capacitor optimization
  • Power flow studies
  • Renewable energy and grid connection studies
  • Interconnection studies including feasibility, life cycle cost, risk assessment, projected operating results and sensitivity analyses
  • Overcurrent and lightning protection
  • Smart grid strategy integration
  • Development of RFPs and case studies
  • Short- and long-range planning
  • Outside plant (OSP) planning
  • Node serving area design
  • Fiber in the loop (FTTX) planning
  • Passive optical network planning
  • Long-haul fiber routing
  • Budget development
  • Strategic technology planning, including technology evaluation, vendor coordination and implementation studies
  • Demand, billing, load aggregation and market analyses
  • Transmission arrangements
  • Resource planning
  • Proposal development and evaluation
  • Contract negotiations
  • Expert testimony
  • Stranded-cost avoidance


Pike Engineering’s grid modernization services include system upgrades and modifications that facilitate the implementation of renewable energy initiatives. We provide customized solutions for our clients using the latest cutting-edge technologies and configurations, ranging from basic installation support to the full scope of engineering, procurement and construction.


Our Grid Modernization expertise includes:
  • Distributed generation and renewable implementation
  • Microgrid and battery storage installation
  • Volt/VAR optimization
  • Advanced metering infrastructure feasibility studies and implementation
  • Advanced technology implementation
  • Photovoltaic system design, engineering and turnkey construction services
  • Automated fault isolation and service restoration design
  • Electric Vehicle charging infrastructure
  • Grid security assessment and remediation

Worker next to energy lines


Pike Engineering stands ready to assist in restoring power and communications systems quickly and safely when severe weather impacts essential services.

We maintain an active database of more than 300 qualified teams made up of former utility company technicians and linemen with proven crisis management and restoration experience. Our teams of damage assessors, distribution and transmission engineers and systems experts are available at a moment’s notice to deploy for assessment and emergency restoration work.

Services include:

  • Rapid mobilization and deployment
  • Damage assessment
  • Post-event assessment
  • Emergency follow-up engineering



Pike Engineering provides services that help our clients successfully navigate complex regulatory requirements.

Services include:

  • Development and preparation of expert testimony
  • Negotiations
  • Assistance to legal counsel in the preparation of briefs and pleadings
  • Stranded costs
  • Contract issues
  • Rates
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Forensic engineering

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Pike Engineering provides forensic engineering services for investigations. Our forensic analysis offerings include the following:

  • Accident investigation
  • Fire investigation
  • Product liability
  • Expert witness services
  • Accident investigation training


Pike Engineering’s financial services and expertise include:

  • Project load assistance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • System valuations
  • Revenue bond financing reports
  • Bond underwriter assistance and counsel in the development of bond resolutions
  • Presentation to rating agencies and bond insurers
  • Financial pro-forma analyses and reports
  • Feasibility studies
  • Strategic planning
  • Resolution of stranded-cost issues
  • Expert testimony on valuation and stranded costs
  • Development of contractual arrangements including purchase, power supply, management, operation and maintenance agreements
  • Transition agreements
  • Joint ownership arrangements
  • Financing reports
  • Development of rates, terms and conditions of service


Pike Engineering offers a variety of courses held at various locations throughout the U.S. The courses are perfect for those in the power electrical industry who have taken on the role of engineer, technician or manager in organizations responsible for the operation and analysis of power systems.