Community Infrastructure

Electrical Field Service for Infrastructure Facilities

Helping keep the power up for water supply facilities, wastewater treatment and pumping stations, waste treatment plants, public transit power systems, power substations, and power generating stations

Wismer & Rawlings has decades of experience providing expert maintenance, commissioning startup service and emergency repairs to customers operating community infrastructure facilities. Our field service personnel are trained and equipped with the latest technologies for analyzing and detecting faults and potential weaknesses in power systems, and making prompt, effective repairs or preventative measures.

Our objective is always to minimize outages and downtime, while enhancing the safety and performance of our clients’ electrical systems and the valuable equipment that they power.

As an independent testing agency, we provide unbiased, certified service, working to meet our clients’ schedules and budgets while maintaining the highest levels of safety.

Electrical maintenance testing and shutdown planning

  • Disconnects

  • Circuit breakers

  • Transformers

  • Relay protection

  • Cable testing

  • Ground grid

Commissioning and startup service

  • Disconnects

  • Circuit breakers

  • Transformers

  • Relay protection

  • Cable testing

  • Ground grid

Engineering services

  • Protection and control design

  • Relay protection upgrades

  • Coordination studies

  • Short circuit studies

  • Arc flash studies

  • Power quality monitoring

  • Engineering support

Specialty services

  • Transformer replacement - dry core and oil filled

  • Substation battery testing

  • Circuit breaker replacements

  • Protective relay upgrades

  • Infrared scanning

Past projects: a few examples

  • Retrofitting DC Controls for the Vancouver trolley system

  • High Voltage substation testing

  • Medium Voltage substation testing

  • Annual transformer oil testing

  • 600V air circuit breaker upgrades and overhauls

  • Supply and install dry core transformers

  • Switchgear modifications

  • Protection relay upgrades