O’Connell is a full service electrical contractor serving New York State and surrounding regions of the northeast. We maintain fully staffed offices in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse as well as a satellite office in Albany.
As the nation's 52rd largest electrical contractor, O'Connell covers every major service segment of the industry. We provide comprehensive design-build, construction, service, maintenance, and emergency response services. With more than 100 years of electrical construction experience under our belts, you can be assured we have the capability and know-how to complete your project at budget and on schedule.
O’Connell Electric. Since 1911.
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November 2014 - O'Connell Electric will install a third cable for Nik Wallenda, this time to highwire walk in Chicago. A team of eight linemen will secure Nik's cable from the Leo Burnette building to the Marina City Towers and again between both Marina City Towers. Tune in Sunday night, November 2nd, to watch the event live on the Discovery Channel. O'Connell helped Nik make history by installing a cable for him to be the only person to walk across Niagara Falls in 2012, and again in 2013 when we installed a cable across the Grand Canyon for Wallenda.
October 2014 - O'Connell Electric has been selected as Specialty Contractor of The Year by ENR New York, a prominent news, data and analysis resource for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. O'Connell also held its position as the 6th largest electrical contractor in the Northeast. Read the article and view a full list of rankings at www.newyork.construction.com.
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New York State's Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) completed an $8.5 million project to install an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) along a four mile section of Interstate 390 near Rochester, New York. I-390 is a busy arterial route serving the area. ITS is a national program aimed at using advanced information technologies to improve transportation efficiency and safety. NYSDOT will use the system to monitor traffic conditions and issue timely information to motorists regarding accidents, congestion, and work zones.
On a $1.1 million subcontract from Crane-Hogan Structural Systems, O’Connell Electric installed and integrated Closed Circuit TV’s, Dynamic Messaging Signs, and Remote Vehicle Monitoring System Terminals for the project. The monitoring terminals are the first microwave vehicle detectors installed in Upstate New York. O'Connell performed design work to incorporate the microwave detector units into the overall system.