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Mariana Lakes Load Freer Substation

Project Details

Year Completed: 2022
Client: ATCO Electric
Location: Alberta

Fort McMurray and the surrounding oil sands area is experiencing substantial industrial growth and as a result the need for new and improved substations has become a major issue for most of the large projects taking place in the area.

The Mariana Lakes Load Freer Substation project was established as a necessity to match the increase in demand of electricity around the Fort McMurray area. The Freer Substation project involved the installation of one 144 kV circuit breaker, one 144/25 kV transformer and their associated equipment.


Our Role

Project Management

CAP’s role on this project was to provide project management, survey, inspection, and quality assurance/control services for the substation.

Our involvement included but was not limited to:

Project Management

  • Scheduling
  • Cost Analysis and Control
  • Change Management
  • Inspection Management
  • Overall construction supervision
  • Project Coordination

Inspection & quality assurance/control

  • Foundation install (driven piles, pile caps and pile cap gussets)
  • Earthwork (stripping, stockpiling and compaction)
  • Fencing install