POWER: FROM TRANSMISSION TO DISTRIBUTION

HBK offers a wide range of engineering design services utilizing AC voltage system requirements from 120V to 230kV substation installations, DC battery and UPS power systems. Our Electrical design team has extensive knowledge and experience with the ComEd (Commonwealth Edison) system and its associated design parameters, commercial power and distribution system requirements, power generation and substation facilities. HBK’s Electrical Engineering service offering includes design of 120 V– 480 V distribution systems, medium voltage (4160V) switchgear and distribution equipment, emergency power generation, DC and UPS power, grounding, raceway systems, preparation of electrical equipment design and specification documents and associated purchase orders, upgrading downstream Medium Voltage electrical service from substation and distribution centers, Electrical subterranean Vaults and transformers (480V - 4160V) , Overhead/Underground service drops for large commercial/industrial users, design of distribution circuit reinforcement , Cable replacements,  Mid-Circuit reclosers, automatic load transfer switching, utility performance and reliability evaluation,  and electrical equipment condition assessment. HBK’s electrical design staff has a combined experience of over 30 years in the design of overhead distribution facilities ranging from 34kV (and below) primary and secondary services in congested urban areas as well as suburban and rural areas.

  • From 120V to 345kV, HBK’s scalable design approach provides for the same standard of quality and level of detail across all projects, large and small.

Key Personnel

    PATRICK C. JULIEN

    Patrick Julien works in HBK’s Power Sector. Since joining the company in 2013 his responsibilities have included underground distribution cable design, underground conduit design, project planning, and serving as a field representative for engineering support. Patrick has worked on a wide range of projects both inside and around the City of Chicago including ComEd’s EIMA Mainline Distribution Replacement Program, ComEd’s Manhole Assessment Program, and many of ComEd’s New Business projects. He uses his experience and civil engineering background to deliver efficient and cost effective solutions and designs.  

    ANNA K. SLEETER, P.E.

    Anna Sleeter is a Licensed Professional Engineer in HBK’s Power Sector. In her 5 years at HBK, she has gained experience in managing projects, completing civil underground designs utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D, serving as resident engineer, compiling record drawings, and preparing feasibility studies. Her work has focused on transmission line projects for ComEd, including a six-mile long 345 kV installation in Chicago, though she has also worked on projects for ATC and WE Energies in Wisconsin. …