O’Connell Electric Company is a full service commercial electrical contractor headquartered in New York State, serving surrounding regions of the Northeast and mid-Atlantic states. We maintain staffed offices in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, and Allentown, PA.

As one of top 30 largest electrical contractors in the nation, O’Connell covers every major service segment in the industry, particularly specializing in utility work for any size municipal or power generation and distribution customers.

In recent years, we have expanded our service offerings including vegetation management services to better serve our customers on a local, regional, and national scale.


Currently using TCIA’s Training Programs as the core of our Line Clearance Certification Program. On going qualifying skills and safety training, Electrical Hazard Awareness Training, aerial rescue training and post incident TapRoot Analysis.


O’Connell Electric has invested millions in new equipment and resources to better serve our customers. We now have new, reliable trucks, off road equipment, chippers, trailers, and all associated tools and equipment required to successfully manage large-scale tree trimming operation.


Our team has quickly grown to over 60 technicians and management personnel. We have dedicated tree-trimmers, field foremen, project managers, and strong senior-level management to ensure the VMS Group sustains its growth and offers industry leading services to our customers.


Distribution Maintenance Trimming

Transmission Maintenance Trimming

Danger Tree Removal

Capital Project Vegetation Management

Utility System Drone Inspection and Inventory – ReadyVis

Investor Owned Utilities (IOU’s)



Government Entities