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 53rd 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.
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O'Connell Electric is scheduled to host our second seminar of 2014 - NFPA 70E 2012: Electrical Safe Work Practices
This course is an important part of meeting NFPA's requirement for training qualified personnel on safe work practices and how to implement them. During the seminar, we will cover an overview of the changes within the NFPA 70E 2012 Standard for Electrical Safety. In addition, we will discuss:
- What is an Arc Flash?
- Flash Protection Boundary & Limits of Approach
- Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
- NFPA Methods of Selecting PPE
Date: August 6, 2014
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Registration begins at 7:30. Lunch will be provided
Location: Holiday Inn, 75 North st., Auburn, NY 13021
Global Crossing, a leading telecommunications company providing computer networking and IP solutions worldwide, built their new 90,000 square foot facility in Rochester, New York to consolidate regional operations. Construction provided for initial staffing of 500 professionals with additional space for expansion.
On a $375,000 subcontract with LeFrois Construction, O’Connell provided comprehensive design/build and CAD services with installation of all communications and low voltage systems for the new facility.
Included were structured cabling systems for voice, data, audio, video, life safety, and security (requiring 1800 Ethernet connections), fiber optic and copper backbone cabling, cable management and all cable support systems, 267 speaker state-of-the-art sound masking system, CCTV Access Security System, CATV feed for AV Systems, and 20 wireless network access points across the building.
O’Connell worked directly with Global Crossing to establish project budgets, stayed ahead of all construction and completed their project work in four months—all to 100% customer satisfaction.