At Palmetto Engineering & Consulting, professional engineers are on staff to assist clients in planning, designing, bidding, and implementing facility improvements to their telecommunications networks.

Areas of Expertise

The Palmetto Engineering & Consulting team is committed to providing high-quality, cost-effective telecommunications engineering services at every stage of your project. Our primary areas of expertise include:

  • Network Planning
  • Outside Plant Design, Staking and Construction Surveillance
  • RUS/RDUP Contracts and P&S
  • Central Office Equipment Planning, Specifications Development, Assistance with Bidding, and Acceptance Testing
  • Facilities Management/Mapping Services, GPS Surveying, GIS Integration
  • Project Management

Custom Telecommunications Solutions

Palmetto Engineering & Consulting specializes in custom telecommunications solutions for Rural Utilities Service (RUS) telecom engineering projects, independent telephone company consulting requests, and telecom in-house training and development services. Our experienced team is capable of providing innovative solutions tailored to the specific business needs of each client.

  • Telecom In-house Training and Development Services – PEC specialists offer seminars, board-of-directors planning sessions, key staff training, and technology-specific training for employees and staff for our clientele.
  • Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Telecom Engineering – PEC possesses extensive experience working for RUS telecom borrowers in all aspects of telecommunications planning, design, staking, and central office engineering.
  • Independent Telephone Company Consulting – PEC focuses on meeting the engineering and technical services needs of Independent Telephone companies across the United States.

Additional Telecom Resources

PEC has completed an analysis of telecommunication equipment upgrade strategies. The report was commissioned by Calix, a leading global provider of broadband systems, and directed by principal Chris Roland. The report examines four upgrade methodologies and provides a detailed analysis of the options, techniques, and costs of upgrading with some of today’s leading vendors.

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Network Design Services

  • Voice, Video and Data Network Designs
  • Video Headends-VoIP-IP-ATM
  • Transport Network Designs
  • PON and Active Ethernet
  • SS7 Networks
  • Network Synchronization
  • Network Operations and Controls Design
  • Wireless Network Designs
  • Wi-Fi-WiMax
  • Cellular A&E Design

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Equipment Procurement

  • Communications Studies
  • Business Plans
  • RUS/RUDP Loan and Grant Applications
  • Equipment Specifications
  • RUS/RUDP Equipment Contracts
  • Bid Packages
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Project Management

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Central Office

  • Equipment Switching
  • ATM-TDM-Softswitch
  • NGDLC and BLC Deployment
  • DSL Deployment
  • FTTP Deployments
  • PON-Active Ethernet
  • Central Office Power Systems
  • Batteries-Rectifiers-Inverters-Standby Generators
  • STO and SCP
  • Layer 2/3 Routers and Switches
  • Network Timing Sources

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Outside Plant Engineering

When designing state-of-the-art optical fiber networks for telecommunications and CATV companies (aerial and buried, metropolitan and rural, long haul and inner city rings), we have the experience to meet any client’s needs.

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Contact PEC Today

Founded in 2006, PEC has quickly grown to include more than 100 employees, including 6 professionally licensed engineers. Our rapid growth can be attributed to our commitment to providing our clients with innovative solutions focused on their unique business needs.

Our team is capable of developing, implementing, and supporting cost effective services that help improve our clients' operational throughput. Furthermore, we are committed to creating a mutually beneficial relationship that is open and founded on integrity and respect for our clients.

To learn more about how our team of experienced software developers, consultants, and licensed professional engineers can help your organization, please click the Contact Us link below.