Our electrical contracting services are recognized as the most dependable in the industry. By emphasizing safety and quality, we have earned the satisfaction of clients in commercial, utility, industrial, communication, and service applications. We are a member of Associated Builders and Contractors, a national trade association representing the best of the construction industry.
Bernhard is licensed in 11 states to perform electrical utility work and top-notch, small and large-scale electrical installation projects. Our staff of more than 300 electrical construction employees is committed to providing quality craftsmanship on all of your electrical installation services.
We strive to be the safest, most qualified, most well-trained, and most competitive electrical contractor in the industry. This means providing unparalleled, quality craftsmanship on all of our projects. Our firm has a complete electrical supply warehouse on-site, enabling access to critical equipment, materials, and supplies needed for projects of all types.
Bernhard has a robust internal training and apprenticeship program to teach our employees the knowledge and skills they need to safely do their jobs. All employees in our electrical construction division have the opportunity to earn a Journeyman certification through an ABC-certified program. The program is coordinated through the division’s Safety Director and taught by an experienced foreman.
- Plan & Spec
- Complete Wiring
- Substation Installations
- Distributed Generation
- Access Controls
- Electrical Equipment and System Service
Our commercial electrical construction group focuses on conventional construction and design build projects of any scope and size, including retail establishments, schools, hospitals, government building installations, and more. The team’s capabilities include complete wiring of new commercial projects, as well as renovations to existing facilities.
We offer a full range of data, fiber, voice and video cabling infrastructure installation, design and maintenance for projects large and small. With experienced BICSI trained technicians and RCDD on staff, quality workmanship is paramount.
Bernhard provides complete substation installations including site preparation, fencing, foundations, structure erection (wood, steel, and concrete), electrical equipment installation, wire pulling, conductor testing, buss work, concrete pull boxes, duct banks, HV and control wiring, control building, stone surfacing, and line commissions up to 500 kv. Our utility packages also include steel, switches, circuit breakers, and medium voltage metal-clad switchgear. Our capabilities include heavy haul and equipment, relay testing, wiring and relay check out.
Industrial and Traffic
We perform I&E packages of all sizes from small lift stations to large scale multiple pump water control structures. Our staff are trained in instrumentation and control, turn arounds, hazardous classification installation, industrial equipment connection, check out, and testing.
Transportation-related work is also part of our corne business, including such as complete illumination of streets and highways utilizing Low Mast, High Mast, as well as Decorative LED lighting, complete electrical installation and integration of movable bridges, all types of traffic signalization from solar controlled School Cross walks to 75’ mast arm traffic signals, and complete installation and integration of Intelligent Traffic Systems including CCTV RVD, and Dynamic Message Boards which communicate via long haul fiber backbone. Our DOT staff members maintain Certifications such as Traffic Control Technician, Traffic Control Supervisor, and IMSA Traffic Controller Level I and Level II.
Since 1945, Ernest P. Breaux Electrical (Bernhard E.P. Breaux) has been an industry-leading electrical contractor specializing in commercial, utility, industrial and communications projects. Dedicated to meeting the electrical contracting needs of the Gulf South region for 70 years, Bernhard E.P. Breaux is headquartered in New Iberia, Louisiana. Bernhard E.P. Breaux has performed electrical utility work and small- and large-scale electrical installation projects in 11 states.
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