Chain Electric


Chain Electric Company

1308 W Pine St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
P: (601) 545-3800

Proven Power

Since its founding in 1955, Chain Electric continues to provide superior utility services with uncompromising safety, quality and efficiency.

Utilities, electric cooperatives and municipal agencies can count on the power of Chain.

Chain’s combination of people, equipment, operational excellence and abiding commitment to safety are a proven powerful force for customers. We have one of the largest equipment fleets in the region and over 600 highly-skilled employees that can respond with a moment’s notice. Whether it’s working in the most environmentally sensitive terrain or restoring a town’s lights after a natural disaster, Chain Electric can meet the needs of the most demanding and complex electrical power challenges. As importantly, Chain has one of best safety records in the industry.


Chain offers complete overhead and underground distribution construction & maintenance capabilities up to 34.5kV, energized or de-energized. Our ability to fast track critical infrastructure projects safely with aggressive in-service completion dates makes us a preferred industry provider. We pride ourselves in consistently delivering cost effective solutions to our customers while maintaining positive relations with the public. Chain's modern and reliable fleet includes a full complement of off-road, backyard and other specialized equipment capabilities for those hard-to-reach and environmentally sensitive projects.


Chain offers full transmission and substation capabilities up to 500kV, including new construction and maintenance services. Chain also has certified hot stick transmission crews capable of performing up to 230kV energized maintenance work. Coupled with our in-house Project Management group, Chain's high performance work teams can consistently deliver critical projects on schedule, safely and within budget.


Our Marine group offers cost effective solutions when tackling distribution and transmission construction and maintenance projects in environmentally sensitive areas. Our fleet of air boats, support craft, pontoon track equipment and highly skilled work teams can effectively mitigate environmental impact to sensitive marine ecosystems.


No one can predict natural disasters, such as ice storms, blizzards or tornadoes that leave widespread destruction. But through the years, Chain Electric has proven its ability and commitment to helping communities in need. Chain’s dedicated and highly skilled teams are available to respond to utility emergencies 24/7. Our regional office locations and strategically located equipment fleet enable us to respond quickly and efficiently to the most daunting and severe emergencies.


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