The Aquatic Center for North Charleston District 2 is scheduled to be complete by the end of April. Atlantic Electric, LLC is almost complete with the electrical portion of the project. The crew is currently installing lighting controls and some finishing touches: equipment labeling, raceway strapping, and power verification for the mechanical equipment startups. We… Read more »
Atlantic Electric has started construction on a new consolidated airfield lighting vault for MCAS New River. The new airfield lighting vault will replace the three existing lighting vaults located around the airfield. The existing airfield lighting circuits are powered by standalone regulators and will be replaced by two new switchgear regulator lineups in the new… Read more »
One of our complicated special projects at Langley Air Force Base, VA includes the BAK-15 Net Stanchion System. The BAK-15 is designed to save lives and protect aircraft by allowing air traffic control to engage a net barrier system when a pilot loses control of an aircraft.
We installed a 4000 amp 3 phase 480 voltage switch gear capable of paralleling up to 2 power company feeds and 3 generators. It will automatically bring the generators online in the event of an outage. The parallel effect of the generators is to increase capability and work with MR systems and SCADA. The capability… Read more »
Future Friday: Fort Knox Work includes upgrades to airfield lighting and electrical systems at the Fort Knox Godman Army Airfield. The existing airfield fixtures and signs will be upgraded to LED technology. The existing conduit and direct buried electric lines that feed to the signs and light fixtures will be replaced. Within the Vault, a… Read more »
Future Friday: Florence Lighting Phase 2 Florence Lighting Phase two is under way. During this project we are removing and replacing taxiway lighting along with the designated connectors, runway 9-27 reils, PAPI’s, and distance remaining signage. This project will also include replacement of the existing electrical vault and wind cone/segmented circle. In this picture is… Read more »
Future Friday: Fort Eustis Airfield Lighting Repair Here is a new segment showcasing new projects that we will be working on. Here at Fort Eustis, we will be working on the Helipad circuit and lights, taxiway lights, and junction cans. Here in the picture is an employee cleaning up after installing a junction can.
In my high school days, my summers were spent working electrical construction. My father had recently started Atlantic Electric and he wanted me to learn the business. So he put me out in the field and over the years I worked for numerous foreman. One of those foreman was Paul Welborn. You could tell back then… Read more »
Ever wonder what some of the second year apprentices work on? Here is a conduit rack they did.
Atlantic Electric recently completed the Surface Lot Renovation and Expansion project for Charleston International Airport. The electrical portion of the project required the demolition and relocation of the existing parking lot lighting. The existing lighting poles were removed and the concrete bases were demolished. Forty six new concrete bases were installed and re-fed with new… Read more »