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    Richardson-Wayland Electrical Co.
    RWEC has one underlying premise in everything we do, that is to safely produce quality work each and every time.
    To this end we are committed.
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    Richardson-Wayland Traffic Signal Division
    RWEC's main core value is centered in the belief that a company is not only judged by the products and services they provide, but by the people they produce.
    At RWEC it is our contention that we produce the highest quality electrical workers in the electrical industry.
    We are a proud union contractor.
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    Argos Utilities Holding, LLC
    Richardson-Wayland Electrical Co. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Argos Utilities Holdings, LLC
Our Core Values

Our Work & Our People

RWEC has one underlying premise in everything we do, that is to safely produce quality work each and every time. To this end we are committed. RWEC's main core value is centered in the belief that a company is not only judged by the products and services they provide, but by the people they produce. At RWEC it is our contention that we produce the highest quality electrical workers in the electrical industry. We are a proud union contractor.

Quality

It is our belief that quality is synonymous with character, where character is what you would do if no-one is watching. Our employee's quality is defined by their character.

Stability

With over 105 years in the industry, our experience and knowledgeable staff has earned Richardson-Wayland Electrical Co. a reputation for professional, cost-effective, and dependable quality service to all of its clients.

Safety

Our experienced teams bring a strong safety commitment to every project. Through our in-house training program and partnerships with the IBEW, National Safety Council and VDOT, our employees maintain the highest levels of competency.

Confidence

In a continuously changing world and environment, have confidence in knowing that Richardson-Wayland Electrical Company can deliver as promised and as an organization we stand by our principles to both our customers and employees. From a Substation fence repair to a Major Transmission and Distribution project, have confidence in knowing that RWEC can safely complete the task at hand.

Performance

With over a century of experience Richardson-Wayland Electrical Company has proven it has the knowledge, manpower, and equipment needed to safely perform and excel within budget any task we have been contracted to complete. Having a safe, well managed, and experienced work force allows RWEC to perform at the highest level of competence and to deliver the best solution to its customer.

Our Portfolio

Latest Projects

See some of our latest projects listed below.

Taussig Substation
  • Location: Norfolk, VA
    Customer: Dominion Virginia Power
    Taussig substation was a DVP project designed to improve reliability for its customers in Norfolk. It involved upgrading a 13.2 kV line inside the substation to operate at 34.5 kV. Construction included removal and installation of breakers, switches, conduit, control cable, and aluminum bus.
Cannon Branch Substation
  • Location: Manassas, VA
    Customer: Dominion Virginia Power
    RWEC was selected to expand the existing Cannon Branch Substation in Manassas. Our scope of work included replacing the existing single transformer with two new transformers; one a 230kV to 115 kV and the other a 230kV to 34.5kV transformer ...
Security Fences
  • Location: Multiple locations throughout Virginia
    Customer: Dominion Virginia Power
    Install specially designed security fences which protect Dominion Power's critical substations. Scope of work includes drilling and setting of fence posts and anti-ramming barriers, installation of fence panels, connecting fence to existing substation ground grid and removal of existing fence. All work is done while the substation is energized.
CVEC
  • Location: Martins Store, VA
    Customer: Central Virginia Electrical Cooperative
    RWEC was selected to renovate 3 miles of an existing transmission line along with the distribution under-build. Scope of work included re-conductoring of all circuits, upgrading of transformers, lighting arrestors, switches, and miscellaneous hardware. The upgrading of existing structures including the replacement of wood poles with direct burial galvanized steel monopoles.

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