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Utility Engineering


Utility Engineering done At Binkley & Barfield, Inc. (BBI), we combine tradition and expertise with state-of-the-art technology to create innovative solutions for all your utility engineering needs. Our close, personal service is the cornerstone of our business philosophy. Our legacy has been built on trust. Trust earned from our clients that BBI will complete their projects on time and within budget due to our reliability, strong communication, proven ability, and a highly robust QA/QC process. Our Utility Engineers provide superior services, and as a testament to our success, we are the only certified firm in Texas selected by CenterPoint Energy to provide engineering services for all eight (8) disciplines including: • Underground Electrical Transmission & Distribution • Telecommunications • Overhead Distribution Design • Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) • Utility Coordination • Electrical & Telecommunication Inspections • Natural Gas Pipelines: Transmission & Distribution

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Our Utility Engineering group continues to validate our position as industry leaders and our clients consistently turn to us to solve their most complex and challenging projects. Multiple, national magazines have published articles on the BBI SUE team and their use of cutting edge electromagnetic technologies to find and map un-locatable utilities as deep as 50 feet. Our extensive use of electromagnetic technologies is coupled with vacuum excavation and safe-dig technologies to further locate and identify utilities.

BBI is an employee-owned, multi‑disciplined engineering consulting firm with headquarters in Houston and fully staffed regional offices in Austin, College Station, Richardson, Round Rock, and San Antonio. Helmed by Larry M. Barfield, PE, FNSPE as President; Brett Binkley, MBA as CEO; David A. Hamilton, PE as Executive Vice President; and Youssef A. Laham, PE as Corporate Vice President, the firm has served Texas for over 47 years and has a total company‑wide staff of more than 250 employees.

Our Utility Engineering group continues to validate our position as industry leaders and our clients consistently turn to us to solve their most complex and challenging projects.


Utility Engineering Services Gas & Liquid Pipeline Engineering • Transmission & Distribution Pipeline Design • Preliminary and Detailed Design, including Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) • Hydrostatic Test Specifications • Permitting Submittal and Approval • Bid Documents and Specifications • Construction Phase Services • Facilities Engineering • Launchers and Receivers • Main Line Valve Sites (Manual & Automated) • City Gates and Meter & Regulator Stations Electric Underground Transmission & Distribution • Route Planning and Feasibility Studies • Preparation of plan and profiles drawings for construction of primary electrical ductbanks, manholes, terminal poles, padmounted switches and transformers. • Preparation of Traffic Control and Pavement Restoration Plans • Trenchless Technology – Micro-Tunneling, Auger Bore, Horizontal Direction Drilling (HDD), Box Tunneling • Review Submittals and Permit Acquisitions • Construction Phase Services Electric Overhead Distribution Design • Route and Planning Selection • Substation Feeder Getaway Design • Overhead Feeder • New Builds • Underground Residential Design (URD) • Street Lighting Design Electrical Engineering • Power distribution systems, i.e. Electrical Services, Switchboards, and Breaker Panels.

• Street, Roadway and Sports Lighting. • Motor Control Centers and Control Systems for Pump Stations, Water Production and Wastewater Treatment facilities. • Standby Generator installations, both new and retrofit. • Power and Lighting Design for Manufacturing, Warehousing and Office facilities. • Construction Sequencing to minimize facility down time. Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) • Quality Levels A through D • Utility Designation & Mapping • Utility Mapping on Public and Private Property • 3D SPAR Technology • Remote Sensing of Deep “Un-locatable” Lines • Data Collection for Utility Coordination and Design Telecommunications Outside Plant (OSP) Design • Fiber Route Engineering & Design • Cost Analysis and Bill of Materials • OSP Cable & Conduit Conflict Investigation • Microwave Tower Site Design & Layouts • Permit Procurement (City, State, County) • CADD Utility Coordination and Construction Management • Utility Coordination • Conflict Analysis and Resolution • Utility Engineering and Adjustment Coordination • Roadways and utilities Management and Inspections • Utility Agreements • Permit Submittal

Inspection Services for Underground Electrical and Telecommunication facilities • Ductbank • Manhole and Vault • Pad-Mounted Switches and Transformers • Terminal Poles • Access Roads Emerging Technologies • Access all project (s) from one place using online project portals • Drill down to documents, photos, drawings, reports, etc. through the portal • See project diaries that speak to current status and needs • Access exact digital bill of materials at the ready • See alignments and bill of materials on live GIS maps • Look to key performance measures easily understood and accessible 24/7.


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Houston, Texas 77008

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Richardson, Texas 75080

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