TRC's Distribution Engineering and Design Group is well versed in the assessment, planning, engineering, design, and construction of electric distribution systems up to and including 35kV.


With our team of experienced engineers, project managers, and designers, TRC is able to provide full service engineering consulting services for investor owned utilities, municipalities, electric cooperatives, telecommunication companies, and industrial customers. With our extensive knowledge and experience with various standards and systems, TRC has helped strengthen and improve operations as well as help assess and upgrade equipment.

TRC's expert staff provide cost-effective creative solutions that increase the reliability of the distribution and telecommunication companies it serves throughout the US. Many of our designers and engineers have over 25 years of distribution experience, much of which was gained from working directly for utilities.

Our Distribution Engineering & Design Services Include:

General Distribution Services:

  • Professional Engineering Services
  • Distribution Planning & System Studies
  • Sectionalizing, Coordination & Circuit Reliability
  • Distribution OH Line Design & Staking
  • Distribution UG Design & Networking
  • Total Station Survey & Staking
  • ROW & Easement Procurement
  • Storm Assessment & Restoration

Major Project Design:

  • Distribution Line Relocations
  • Reconductoring & Conversion Projects
  • State DOT Highway Project Design
  • Feeder/Storm/Fire Hardening
  • Structural Design and Pole Loading Analysis
  • UG Cable Replacement
  • Distribution Automation

Asset Management & Inspection Services:

  • UG Pad-Mount Inspections
  • Pole Groundline Inspections
  • RUS Work Order Inspections
  • Outdoor Lighting Audits & Account Reconciliation
  • GIS Mapping & Consulting
  • Distribution System Inventories
  • General Maintenance Inspections
  • Overloaded Transformer Programs

Joint Use / Third Party Services:

  • Joint Use Management
  • Permitting & Make Ready
  • Attachment Audits and Inventories
  • NESC Safety Audits & Remediation
  • NJUNS Management

Telecommunication Engineering & Design:

  • Telecom Road Move Projects
  • Telecom Design Mark Ups
  • Outside Plant (OSP) Engineering & Design