DD Grid has a deep commitment to being the leading national full service electrical substation utility contractor. Highly skilled and dynamic management team with over 50 years of combined experience in the industry. Successful at product and service expansion. Have quickly become a full service provider including turnkey substation construction, modifications, civil construction, power transformer installation, testing and maintenance and substation quality control inspection. This offers their clients a one stop shopping option with less trades to manage and gives DD Grid a competitive edge. Rapid growth by referrals as a result of a stellar reputation for safety, reliability, and quality, all at a competitive price point. Effective and sustainable business model grounded in long term employee and client relationships, successful project delivery, safety, and a strategic focus on the bottom line. Proven ability to outperform its external competitors and their client’s internal resources. Have been able to execute twice as fast and at half the project cost. Best in class nonunion work force. Have acquired numerous MSA contracts. Are on a coveted group of approved vendors lists allowing visibility on a range of projects and judicious selection of opportunities. Flexible growth model tied to ability to mobilize work crews nationally and source equipment locally through leasing programs.
The safety of DD Grid’s employees, customers and the general public is their top priority. Safety is a 24/7 mindset throughout the company and an integral part of its operations and corporate culture. There have been zero work related injuries or deaths recorded since the company’s inception. This has been officially confirmed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for the period 2016-to date. Before work begins on any project, employees are provided pre-job training which covers job tasks, potential hazards, hazard mitigation, and safety plans specific to each project. DD Grid has both an internal safety team and employs a third-party safety firm to perform job-site inspections and audits. Using external safety professionals complements DD Grid’s own internal safety program and brings fresh thinking to the field, combating potential complacency. Some key documents and checklists related to DD Grid’s safety program include:
• An Emergency Action Plan
• An HSE Compliance & Regulations Manual
• Daily Job Task Analysis Forms
• A Concrete Specifications Testing Record
• Electrical Hazard Awareness Permits
• A Grounding & Bonding Checklist
• A High Voltage Structure and Equipment Installation Checklist
• Confined Space Permits
• A Substation Final Walk through Checklist
• Incident Investigation Forms
• COVID-19 Threats and Response Documents
DD Grid has an expert team including foremen, superintendents, project managers, project coordinators, estimators, and safety advisors; all dedicated to the successful and safe completion of every project. Many team members have decades of experience enabling crews to find creative and economical solutions to complex situations. In addition, management's deep and extensive technical expertise allows them to fully support and engage with their employees. The company’s success at attracting a highly skilled work force and remaining nonunion is due to management’s ongoing commitment to their employees. This is demonstrated by providing team members full time employment with attractive merit-based compensation packages, ongoing training, and skills development opportunities. Proprietary project management techniques and workflows support the application of consistent controls and processes. This combined with superior work crews provide unparalleled delivery time frames and quality, giving the company a competitive edge. The company’s collaborative approach in assessing project timelines and costs when bidding on a project has given DD Grid a proven track record of delivering on-time and within budget, also supporting the company’s superior financial performance. DD Grid is committed to quality results, acting conscientiously and creatively to deliver projects in line with their client’s design, quality, budget and timeline requirements, in a safe and environmentally-conscious manner. The company has built an extremely effective and profitable approach to bidding and delivering on its commitments.