This project included the replacement of a medium voltage (4,160V) main distribution switchgear, medium voltage stand-by generator, and complete electrical distribution serving an occupied correctional institution in the State of Florida. This project included replacement of 17 pad-mount medium voltage switches and over 90,000 linear feet of cable. This project required thorough design to coordinate with Utility company and existing building loads for proper sizing of new equipment.
Being an occupied correctional institution with capacity for over 1500 inmates, unexpected outages were not tolerated. Therefore, thorough coordination and proper care was taken to develop a phased construction plan that allowed for major electrical infrastructure to be replaced and reworked without extensive downtime to the institution. Our scope of work included project design, overcurrent protection coordination studies, fault current studies, arc flash analysis, bidding services, and construction administration.
Brian Wallace is a licensed professional engineer with 16 years of experience in the electrical engineering industry and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Florida State University. Brian’s project experience ranges from electrical system analysis, including fault current studies, protective device coordination studies, and arc flash studies, to electrical system design, including interior and exterior lighting, energy saving lighting controls, switchgear layout, and emergency distribution system design.
Brian has proven proficiency creating detailed electrical designs and he understands the importance of completing tasks on time and on budget.