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

    KEVIN KLOSTERMAN

    Kevin Klosterman graduated from The University of Iowa with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, and started working for the Power Sector in June of 2015. Kevin has worked with ComEd and many contractors completing design solutions for the following: Distribution Automation/Automatic Metering Infrastructure (DA/AMI) repeaters, Line Clearance Program, 4-12kV Conversion, DA Reclosers, Auxiliary Power, Tripsaver® Program, New Business, and Facility Relocation. He is also currently coordinating the overhead design, permitting, and construction for a number of Exelon’s LLO Fiber rings to be completed in 2018. Kevin has been successfully responsible for electrical configuration, QA/QC and transmittal of various designs, and satisfying customer requirements.

    LUCAS REBOLETTI

    Lucas Reboletti has over 4 years of experience as a civil engineer in HBK’s Power Sector.  Key responsibilities have included project management, underground civil conduit design, and field inspector. Lucas maintains a pivotal role in development and oversight of ComEd’s 5-year EIMA manhole inspection program.  He also manages large distribution projects from inception to construction including underground work associated with the Wrigley Field redevelopment and the QTS data center on the south side of Chicago.