Dry Utility Construction

West Valley has been constructing dry utilities since 1958. We have a long history of “Building it Right”. Many of our customers have been with us for decades.

  • Natural Gas Systems
  • Electric Infrastructure
  • Communications

Our Dry Utility Services Include

Natural Gas Systems

  • Extensive Operator Qualification (OQ) Program
    • We have several OQ Evaluators on our staff and extensive on-site training facilities
    • We provide in-house training along with OQ evaluations
    • Our workforce has certifications for dozens of OQ tasks including performance of many "hot-work" operations
  • Complete Gas Distribution system construction
    • New/Replacement gas mains, service laterals, tie-ins, and support operations
  • Gas Service installations
    • Either single-service, defined-area or program-level
      Applicant-Installed systems
    • West Valley also is certified for Applicant-Design of PG&E gas systems
  • Plumbing
    • Gas meter-sets and internal building gas plumbing

Electric Infrastructure

  • West Valley installs Electric Distribution systems directly for:
    • Utilities
    • Developers
    • Individuals
  • We manage all aspects of these projects, from conception through to individual panel conversions
  • Applicant-Installed systems
    • West Valley also is certified for Applicant-Design of PG&E electric systems


  • West Valley is one of the leading installers of communications infrastructure
  • Our crews work in some of the most challenging and congested urban environments
    • New installations
    • Upgrades & repairs to existing systems

Joint-Trench Construction

  • Rule 20A, B & C projects with multiple participants
    • West Valley has built some of the largest Rule 20A and Rule 20B projects ever completed
  • New installations of joint utility systems
    • Mobile Home Parks
  • Other joint trench projects in high fire-risk areas, or for beautification
  • Substructure Installation
  • Restoration – paving and hardscape