Does Your Electrical Contractor Have These Qualities?

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Like there are thousands of types of electrical projects, there are also a similarly large number and diverse range of electrical contractors working in Utah. This holds very true for industrial and commercial projects.

From the size and scope to the type of service needed, its complexity, the quality and capacity of material used, and more, there are a number of things to consider when it comes to fulfilling your project’s needs down to the fine details. This is precisely why you need to find an electrical contractor that fits your needs like a glove.

So let’s take a closer look at four essential elements that your electrical contractor must have to ensure that your project is successful, completed on time, and cost-effective.

Key Qualities That Your Electrical Contractor Must Have

With over 25 years of experience working for industries and commercial entities, Skyline Electric experts have identified the following key qualities that an electrical contractor must have in order to complete a project successfully.

Experience is Key

Electrical contracting projects in the commercial or industrial sector come in different shapes, sizes, and scopes. Your electrical contractor should have an extensive portfolio with at least one or two different projects that have requirements similar to yours.

Ability to Look Beyond Drawings

While blueprints represent the core of your project, there are a number of uncertainties that can arise during the course of the project that could potentially lead to delays or the electrical service or repair not being performed as you intended.

This is where creativity and ingenuity come into play. For example, the blueprints may not have considered a retaining wall in the drawings. Of course, contractors can’t go drilling holes into a retaining wall and so would need to find another way to solve the problem.

Electrical contractors with extensive experience in the industry can easily find a way to manage this and plan the project accordingly.

Past Record

When going through their past projects, consider the time delays and cost overruns that the client had to face and you can get a good idea of the results you should expect. You can also go the extra mile (especially if you have an extensive project) by calling the project owners and asking them for feedback on the electrical contractor. Consider the start and end date of the project and the electrical contractor’s role in it.

Commitment to Safety & Compliance

Unfortunately, many electrical contractors in Utah don’t end up adhering to the safety and compliance guidelines on paper. They may cite a variety of reasons for this, such as the uncertainties that may arise in a project.

Experienced electrical contractors can commit to safety and compliance throughout the project and include a clause in the contract to ensure that their comprehensive safety commitment extends to the items and actions in their control. This means that the contractor is ready to take responsibility for their actions and is therefore reliable.

Skyline Electric is dedicated to safety and ensuring that you get the best possible electrical service or repair on your project. We closely follow all the industry best practices and commit to your budget and time constraints. If you would like to learn more about our service or how we can help you and drive your project across the finish line, get in contact with us today!