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.
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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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When the Golisano Children’s Hospital in Rochester, NY is complete, the $145 million building, located on Crittenden Boulevard as part of Strong Memorial Hospital, will have eight floors and approximately 245,000 square feet of space dedicated to children and their families.
The new hospital features 52 private rooms, a greatly expanded neonatal intensive care unit, and various spaces designed to meet patient and family needs.
O’Connell is performing the installation of the electrical infrastructure, including a 400A double ended service and a trio of 1000kW generators with paralleling synchronizing switchgear for emergency power. In addition, a state of the art lighting control system, which includes LED general use and theme lighting, will be installed as well as a fire alarm and nurse call system, and other general use power systems.
The Golisano Children’s Hospital is a LEED certified project, projected to be complete by October 2014.