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Vanalt Electrical Construction, Inc. was formed in April of 1997.  Functionally however, the company is the continuation, under new name and ownership, of an organization that had performed electrical construction in the transit market from 1980 to 1997, previously as both Vanalt Co., Inc. and Vanalt Construction.

Vanalt’s sole focus is to provide electrical construction services for the transit industry. Vanalt has annual sales of between $15 and $30 million in this market and a bonding capacity of $200 million.  Current and recent customers include SEPTA, the Delaware River Port Authority, New Jersey Transit, Amtrak, PennDOT and DDOT (Washington DC).  Vanalt performs work both as a prime contractor and subcontractor and has participated in numerous joint ventures including taking the role of managing partner.  Geographically, the majority of Vanalt’s work has been in Pennsylvania and New Jersey; however, Vanalt has done projects in several other states and DC.

As a union electrical contractor, Vanalt has agreements with I.B.E.W. chapters that are located in the areas where the company operates.  Vanalt has both linemen and electricians who are assigned work based on union jurisdictions.  Each project is managed by a collaborative team consisting of a project manager and a field superintendent or general foreman.  The project manager is responsible for the engineering, quality assurance, administrative and financial aspects of the project and the superintendent or general foreman is in charge of field personnel, safety, tooling and equipment.  Planning, scheduling, and other duties are shared.  Vanalt’s four project managers and four superintendents all have many years of experience in the type of work that Vanalt performs.  The company also has two full-time mechanics and an engineering and office staff to support the project management and field operations.

Clients

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SEPTA

SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) is one of the largest transit systems in the country. They support five counties in the Greater Philadelphia area. They also connect to transit systems in Delaware and New Jersey. Our services include regional rail, buses, trolleys, subways, and a high-speed line.

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Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak, is a corporation striving to deliver a high quality, safe, on-time rail passenger service that exceeds customer expectations. Learn all about Amtrak here from every angle.

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NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT is New Jersey's public transportation corporation. Its mission is to move New Jersey and the region by providing safe, reliable and affordable public transportation that connects people to their everyday lives, one trip at a time.

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DRPA

The Delaware River Port Authority is a regional transportation agency that serves as steward of four bridges that cross the Delaware River between Pennsylvania and New Jersey, the DRPA also operates a transit line between Camden County, New Jersey and Center City Philadelphia.

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PATCO

The PATCO Speedline, signed in Philadelphia as the Lindenwold Line and also known colloquially as the PATCO High Speed Line, is a rapid transit route operated by the Port Authority Transit Corporation, which runs between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Camden County, New Jersey.

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Baltimore MTA

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is a division of the Maryland Department of Transportation, and one of the largest multi-modal transit systems in the United States.

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DC DOT

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) was established by The District Department of Transportation Establishment Act of 2002 as a cabinet-level agency responsible for the management of transportation infrastructure and operations.

Affiliations

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IBEW

The IBEW represents approximately 820,000 active members and retirees who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government.

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NECA

NECA is the voice of the $225 billion electrical construction industry that brings power, light, and communication technology to buildings and communities across the U.S.NECA contractors are the technical professionals responsible for the most innovative and safest electrical construction in the U.S.

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