ABOUT US

Because we are a part of Asplundh, we can conquer every project with the mindset that no problem is ever too big, no timeline is ever too short and no situation is ever really new.

What We Do

Utility Lines Construction Services (ULCS) delivers electric and gas utility construction and maintenance services for investor-owned utilities, cooperatives, municipalities, large industrial manufacturers, government, general contractors, developers and EPC firms. Formed in 2000 from small beginnings, ULCS now boasts more than 2,300 non-union employees in 15 states safely performing utility transmission and distribution infrastructure work throughout the Mid-Atlantic, the Delmarva Peninsula, the Southeast and the South regions of the United States.

OUR MISSION

To power communities with safe and effective utility construction and maintenance services.

OUR VISION

Safe reliable energy available for everyone, everywhere, anytime.

Service and Commitment

At ULCS, service and commitment are the hallmarks of our business, and we strive to achieve the highest levels of professionalism and safety. ULCS is proud to be a founding member of the OSHA Electrical Transmission & Distribution Partnership (OSHA ET&D), to improve safety performance in the electric line construction industry.

Utility Lines Construction Services

ULCS is part of Asplundh’s UtiliCon Solutions. As an Asplundh company, ULCS is backed by a 90-year-old, financially solid, privately held company with over 33,000 employees providing utilities with vegetation management services and transmission and distribution infrastructure services. Working with ULCS, you have access to the reach, resources and responsiveness that the scope, scale and financial strength of Asplundh and UtiliCon Solutions can offer—plus the peace of mind that comes with it.
We approach every project with the collective experience, resources, and mindset that together with our customers we will find a better way and conquer project challenges. Bring us their needs and requirements, and we’ll take it from there—developing custom tailored solutions covering design, build and energizing or a total turnkey solution.

Leadership Team

Joe Garvey
President
ULCS
Joe Garvey joined the UtiliCon family of companies in 2011 as vice president of Utility Lines Construction Services (ULCS). He has 39 years of prior management and engineering experience from investor-owned utilities and contractor businesses. Prior to joining ULCS, Joe held the position of director of operations for PECO Energy in southeastern Pennsylvania where he oversaw overhead and underground distribution maintenance and new construction within the City of Philadelphia. Responsible for field and engineering forces as well as new business development, Joe has achieved industry milestones in safety and reliability. He holds a bachelor’s degree in power engineering and an MBA in organizational development from Drexel University in Philadelphia.

In 2016, Joe was promoted to senior vice president of ULCS and was responsible for its operations across 15 states, providing an array of transmission, distribution and secondary services for the major utilities in the southeast. Named president of ULCS in 2022, Joe is now also responsible for ULCS marketing and account management activities.

Bryan Beadle
Vice President and Region Manager
ULCS
Transmission and distribution line installation, substation construction and maintenance operations in Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas and substation and transmission in Delaware, Maryland Washington D.C. and West Virginia.
Mike Johnson
Region Manager
ULCS
Overhead and underground power, fiber and gas distribution operations in Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia and West Virginia.
John McGrory
Region Manager
ULCS

Overhead and underground power and maintenance in Florida.

Danny Stanley
Vice President and Region Manager
ULCS

Overhead and underground power and lighting in North and South Carolina.

Greg Whitley
Region Manager
ULCS
Lighting, overhead and underground power and utility inspections in Alabama, Florida, Tennessee and Georgia.