UrbanGrid Australia offers a diverse range of services including full project management to provide our clients with turnkey solutions to maximise efficiency.
The construction of power distribution and transmission projects including civil works and the installation of new underground electrical assets is a key capability of UrbanGrid Australia.
We have the equipment and expertise to utilise various installation approaches including open trench and Horizontal Directional Drilling.
UrbanGrid Australia has previously delivered projects within Western Australia for major power providers and electrical companies including 'pole to pillar', retrofit replacement projects, underground power installation (State Underground Power Program - SUPP), underground power to facilitate customer supply and building upgrades as well as the provision of optical fibre cables between substations and network monitoring.
Our team has thorough knowledge and understanding of the requirements to work on the Western Australian power distribution and transmission network as well as holding all required accreditation and certifications.
UrbanGrid Australia has a strong Civil Construction team to conduct all civil activities in and around power projects from inner City to regional areas.
Recent projects have included power upgrades at Perth International and Domestic airports, major state hospitals and universities as well as corporate inner City buildings such as the Water Corporation headquarters.
Other projects beyond working directly on the Western Power network have included substation upgrades and pole removal.
UrbanGrid Australia is currently seeking further opportunities to provide its services on the Western Australian power network.
General Power ActivitiesVarious
UrbanGrid Australia has been engaged for a variety of significant civil contractor projects including the Domestic and International Airports Upgrade, Swan Brewery development, University power upgrades (Murdoch, Curtin and Edith Cowan) as well as Perth metropolitan public school redevelopments and HomesWest properties. The scope of these works have included small to large upgrades, civil contract component of underground infrastructure, installation of conduits, cabling, pits, poles (installation and removal) for development/redevelopment, security monitoring, supply of direct labour and capital growth programs. The Domestic and International Airports project included the upgrade of the underground power network along with security monitoring infrastructure. This included the supply of direct labour and the management of a team of subcontractors.
Underground PowerWestern Power
UrbanGrid Australia has worked for various large contractors on behalf of Western Power. These projects have included the upgrade of Western Power underground networks, HDD, excavation, conduit installation, cable installation, traffic management, reinstatement, utility locating, pole installation and removal, pillar installations, transformer and switch-gear installations. These works have all required a focus on safety, quality and customer service to ensure minimal impact on residents. Additional work in Power has been completed as customer funded work, Western Power tendered project management including the installation of feeder cables and street lighting. All have required the provision of turnkey solutions, project management, flexibility and readily available access to a large resource pool.
Substation MonitoringWestern Power
UrbanGrid Australia ensures that personnel comply with Western Power's mandatory training requirements and understand the importance of network continuity. Previous works have been undertaken in varying capacities from full project management through to segmented project support. These Substation Monitoring projects included the installation of new conduits and pits as well as optical fibre network for the monitoring of substations. The scope of works included project management, excavation, horizontal directional drilling, pit and cable installation and the acquisition of all required permits; providing a complete solution for the civil component of these projects.