Chapman Construction

One of the country's leading full-service providers of turn-key transmission and substation construction and maintenance solutions, specializing in electric power for more than 65 years. We operate with more than 700 employees, 400 vehicles and 1,100 pieces of equipment and are capable of deploying across the U.S. 


Texas-based Chapman Construction Company was founded in 1948 to help build the region's electric power lines.  Now, as a full-service electric transmission and substation contractor, we routinely address the challenging requirements that emerge in complex, high-risk installations and environmentally sensitive conditions. More recently, we have expanded our service offerings to provide comprehensive fiber optic communications systems and wireless base transceiver station construction and maintenance.
We are proud of our longstanding safety record that boasts much better than average safety metrics, including our OSHA statistics and insurance modifier.
This level of experience ensures the delivery of the highest quality services in each of our areas of focus:
Transmission Line Construction and Maintenance
  • 69kV to 345kv V new construction, storm restoration, maintenance and upgrades to all conductor types and configurations
  • Tower structure construction and maintenance including steel lattice, tubular steel, wood pole/H-frame and concrete
  • Concrete foundation preparation and installation to a depth of 120 feet
  • Right-of-way clearing and preparation
  • Underground transmission construction including heat dissipating oil-filled and concrete encased systems.
Substation Construction and Maintenance
  • Turn-key substation construction and maintenance up to voltages of 345kv  kV.
  • Start-up, testing, calibration and equipment maintenance
  • Site preparation, foundation construction, fencing and landscaping
  • Static Var Compensator installation and maintenance
Wireless System Construction and Maintenance
  • Installation of transmission tower-mounted transceiver stations
  • Tower and pole construction, maintenance, relocation and installation of base transceiver stations
  • Installation and maintenance of fiber-optic cable and conduit