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GEC provides comprehensive Electrical Engineering services that include tasks such as preliminary design and feasibility studies, utility coordination, power system design, studies, and analysis, protection and reliability studies, and preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates. GEC also provides Intelligent Transportation Systems planning and design services; and has the knowledge, extensive experience, and personnel capable of effectively addressing the demanding requirements of the industries in which we work.

GEC’s Electrical Group is comprised of roughly 20 personnel divided into three sections: Power and Lighting, Intelligent Transportation Systems, and Special Projects. Each Section incorporates Electrical Engineering, Communication Engineering, Construction Management, and Project Management for a variety of public infrastructure projects. The Group has maintained steady growth since its inception, continues to broaden its client base, and expand its client offerings.

GEC’s staff is capable of design, development and preparation of detailed plans, technical specifications and engineering opinion of probable cost; and providing construction administration services, including shop drawing review, construction observation, project coordination, and report preparation. GEC’s Electrical Engineering Division is well-versed in the application and enforcement of the National Electrical Code, National Electrical Safety Code, and OSHA Electrical Regulations.  In addition, we are very familiar with industry standard practices, recommended practices, and governing codes published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA)

GEC has an excellent record of performance on electrical professional engineering services contracts for various State, Local and Federal agencies.  We maintain an excellent reputation with numerous clients, including the LADOTD, Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission, City of Slidell, City of Baton Rouge, MDOT, City of Kenner, City of New Orleans and City of Gulfport.

In order to properly relay the design information to potential contractors for installation, a clear and concise set of plans and specifications is required.  GEC engineers and designers are well-versed in the preparation of plans and specifications meeting the specific requirements of the LADOTD. We create our design plans with all parties in mind, including those constructing and maintaining the system. Where required and available, standard plans and guidelines are utilized in the preparation of the construction documentation.  Where no standards and/or guidelines are available, commonly used industry standard practices and procedures are implemented, and where feasible, are exceeded.

GEC’s engineers are well-versed in the practical application of project management principles and practices as defined within the standards of the Project Management Institute.  As such, GEC will utilize and employ the Project Management Knowledge Areas within the Project Management Framework as defined by the Project Management Institute.