Forbes Bros is experienced in greenfield and brownfield substation construction from 15 – 500 kV.

We have highly experienced management personnel with specialized crews dedicated to substation work.  Our substation project portfolio spans across the continental United States: from Idaho to New Mexico and to North Carolina!

Forbes Bros provides comprehensive substation services including:

  • New substation construction
  • Substation expansion, modifications, and upgrades to existing infrastructure
  • Engineering and design services
  • Equipment and apparatus procurement and installation
  • Foundation and civil infrastructure construction
  • Ground grid installation
  • Maintenance and emergency restoration
  • Inspection, testing, and commissioning
  • Clearing, grading, and site preparation

Working Together To Build Things That Matter.



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“Forbes has always treated me well and is a great company to work with”

Forbes has always treated me well and is a great company to work with, it’s not easy working away from home all the time but I do it for my family and stay for the friends and colleagues we meet along the way. Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.

Mike Sweetland – Superintendent