OUR HISTORY

Booth and Associates, Inc. was founded in 1960 by Richard F. Booth and incorporated as a family-operated consulting engineering firm to serve the needs of a burgeoning industry. R.F. believed that personal service was the key to quality and success. Today, that thinking has grown Booth into a multi-office, country-wide firm and we continue to look toward the future.

THROUGH THE YEARS

1986

AUTOCAD BECOMES AN INTEGRAL PART OF ENGINEERING

AutoCAD is Introduced as Autodesk's flagship product, by March 1986 AutoCAD had become the most ubiquitous CAD program worldwide. As of 2014, AutoCAD is in its twenty-ninth generation, and collectively with all its variants, continues to be the most widely used CAD program throughout most of the world. At Booth, we are current to AutoCAD 2015, AutoCAD Civil 3D and Bentley Microstation. We are integrating new technology even now.

2002

BOOTH AND CW WRIGHT BECOME USA

Booth & Associates, Inc. and C.W. Wright Construction Company, Inc. form USA through a partnership and became employee-owned subsidiary companies of Utility Services Associates, Inc. (USA). Out of that partnership, USA-EPC is formed to provide engineering, procurement and construction services to clients nationwide. Booth & Associates and C.W. Wright continue operate independently alongside The Bowlin Group, Coastal Power & Electric, Precision Pipeline Solutions and UTEC Constructors within the PrimeLine Utility Services family of nationwide services. 

2013

USA JOINS FIRST RESERVE OF CT

First Reserve Acquires USA and as the largest global private equity firm exclusively focused on energy, announced that First Reserve Fund XII, in partnership with management and Michael Lennon, has agreed to acquire Utility Services Associates, Inc. (“USA”) which consists of C.W. Wright Construction Company, Incorporated, Booth & Associates, Inc., and Coastal Power & Electric, Inc.

2014

FR UTILITY SERVICES ACQUIRES UTEC CONSTRUCTORS

Our Booth reach is expanding under FRUS with the acquisition of UTEC Constructors, based in Boston, MA. UTEC is an industry-leading underground electric transmission contractor providing turnkey construction, maintenance, repair and emergency response services nationwide.

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BOWLIN GROUP OF WALTON, KY IS ACQUIRED BY FRUS

FRUS becomes a parent again with the addition of The Bowlin Group, Walton, KY into it’s expanding network of service providers to the energy and utility industries. Bowlin is a power and communication services company specializing in distribution power line construction, maintenance, emergency response, telecommunications and broadband services in the tri-states area of Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. The companies will operate independently, but be integrated into a network of providers that can offer project services from coast-to-coast, soon making FRUS one of the largest providers in the nation.

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PRECISION PIPELINE SOLUTIONS OF NEW WINDSOR, NY JOINS THE FRUS FAMILY

FR Utility Services acquires Precision Pipeline Solutions, based in New Windsor, NY. PPS is a natural gas distribution and electric utility specialty contractor providing construction, maintenance, emergency response and a host of technical maintenance and inspection services. Welcome.

2015

BOOTH & ASSOCIATES OPENS AN OFFICE IN BALTIMORE, MD 

Booth & Associates expands significantly with the addition of our sister companies and opens an office in the Baltimore, MD area to expand our geographic footprint and better serve our clients in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions.

BOOTH & ASSOCIATES OPENS AN OFFICE IN CHARLOTTE,NC

Booth & Associates opens a new office in the Charlotte, NC area to better serve our clients in Central and Western North Carolina and South Carolina.

PRIMELINE UTILITY SERVICES BECOMES A PARENT AGAIN

Primeline Utility Services adds The Bowlin Group, Walton, KY, and Precision Pipeline Services, New Windsor, NY into it’s expanding network of service providers to the energy and utility industries. The companies will operate independently, but be integrated into a network of providers that can offer project services from coast-to-coast, making the group one of the largest providers in the nation.

BOOTH EXPANDS INTO HIGH VOLTAGE.

Booth begins the year in full force, expanding it’s Substation Design and Transmission department into extra high voltage markets with increasing demand for new 345/500 KV projects.

2016

BOOTH EXPANDS INTO GAS ENGINEERING SERVICES

Out of our Baltimore, MD office, Booth & Associates expands its engineering services into gas engineering markets.

2017

BOOTH OPENS NEW SUMMERVILLE, SC OFFICE

Booth & Associates opens a new office in the Summerville, SC area to expand our geographic footprint and better serve our clients in the Southeast regions.

2018

VINCI ENERGIES ACQUIRES PRIMELINE

VINCI Energies, a subsidiary of VINCI, acquires Primeline Utility Services and all of its subsidiaries, including Booth & Associates. This acquisition reflects VINCI Energies’ strategy of deploying its business activities in North America and expanding the energy infrastructure activities provided by its Omexom brand. In the United States.

OUR TEAM

Booth's dedication to quality, as in every one of our projects, begins in the details. Each team brings an expert level of training and professionalism to every job we tackle. Booth quality begins with our expert technical staff, development team and financial planners and throughout the project to the final stages of construction. Our goal is excellence in every stage of development.

Meet our New Associates for 2020

We are pleased to have Linh Pham and Cameron Price as Engineering Technicians joining us in our Baltimore location;  John Hall as Engineering Technician in our Summerville location; Gavin Richard as Project Manager and Michael Winkler and Harrison Gillock as Project Engineers joining us in our Raleigh location. Welcome! 

Our Staff is composed of recognized professionals in the engineering industry. Each bring a very unique and focused expertise here at Booth to offer clients a broader base of experience and knowledge. As leaders in their respective fields, they are also committed to supporting their staff in achieving personal and professional goals. Booth is a culture of teamwork that fosters growth, rewards initiative and encourages sharing knowledge and experience.  We are committed to our employees and helping them develop professional goals through innovative training programs and challenging work.

Our Team Leaders are mentors who pride themselves on being accessible to both clients and employees.  Booth leadership thrives on collaboration because we were, and are, dedicated to the premise of quality in every step.

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JAMES C. TURLEY, PE

James C. Turley, PE is the President of Booth & Associates, LLC and oversees all the operations of the firm and its divisions. These include; Special Projects / System Planning, Substation / Relay, Transmission, Distribution,  Civil / Structural and Strategic Planning and Financial Services. Jim has been with Booth since 1990. turleyjc@booth-assoc.com

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MICHAEL L. CLEMENTS, PE

Michael L. Clements, PE is the Executive Vice President of Booth & Associates, LLC and oversees all operations of the Special Projects / System Planning, Substation / Relaying, Transmission, Distribution, Civil / Structural, and Strategic Planning and Financial Services of Booth. Mike has been with Booth & Associates since 2002.  clementsml@booth-assoc.com

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DAVID S. HUFFSTETLER

David S. Huffstetler is the Senior Vice President of Booth & Associates, LLC and oversees operations of the Transmission, Distribution and Civil / Structural Divisions which also include: Right-of-Way Acquisition, Field Engineering, Environmental, Geographic Surveying, Mapping and GIS. David has 26 years of experience in the utility industry and has been with Booth & Associates, LLC since 2002. huffstetlerds@booth-assoc.com

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JOHN B. WILLIAMS, PE

John B. Williams, PE is the Vice President of the Baltimore office for Booth and Associates, LLC.  The Baltimore office provides Transmission, Distribution, and Fiber Optic engineering services to Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Northern Virginia, and the District of Columbia.  John joined Booth and Associates in 2001 and has 14 years of utility-related experience.  williamsjb@booth-assoc.com

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JUTIEN HSIEH, PE

Jutien Hsieh, PE, is the Vice President of Booth's Charlotte office and a Senior Project Engineer in the P&C Department of Booth & Associates, LLC.  She engineers P&C solutions for our clients including; protection studies, relay design upgrade, and automation HMI development. Jutien has 8 years of experience working as a consultant in the power industry and joined Booth & Associates in 2014. hsiehj@booth-assoc.com

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WILLIAM P. JORDAN, PE

William P. Jordan, PE is the Vice President of Planning, System Studies and Distribution Automation. Bill's department provides services such as Construction Work Plans, Long-Range Plans, Sectionalizing, Coordination, Arc Flash, and other Power Quality-related studies. This division also provides feasibility studies for Distributed Generation, including solar and bio fuels. Bill joined Booth and Associates in 2005. jordanwp@booth-assoc.com

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TERRY A. BERGE

Terry A. Berge is the Vice President of Strategic Planning and Financial Services for Booth & Associates, LLC and manages the Financial Services Division of the firm.  The Financial Services Division provides rate and financial services to utility companies.  Some of the services provided include Cost-of-Service Studies, Financial Forecasts, and Expert Testimony before regulatory commissions.  Terry has 38 years of utility-related experience and joined Booth & Associates in 2013. bergeta@booth-assoc.com

THE BUSINESS OF ENERGY

Over the past fifty five years, we have developed a thorough understanding of the energy business; where it has been and where it is going. We make it our business to look down the line for next generation technologies, efficient designs and cost saving innovations. We continually expand our knowledge base, hone our skills and think creatively to better serve our customers.
Our customers know that they can rely on our teams to combine technology, experience, comprehensive project management, cost control and overall quality in every project that we prepare.

 
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WHY CHOOSE US

AT OUR CORE

Booth & Associates, LLC opened its doors in 1960 with the promise of quality and integrity in every project. Today, keeping that promise has carried our firm nationwide and into 34 states. It has expanded our teams, services & solutions, and created a dynamic of meeting challenges that bring both Booth and our clients successfully forward.

OUR TEAMS

Booth's dedication to quality, as in every one of our projects, begins in the details. Each team brings an expert level of training and professionalism to every job we tackle. Booth quality begins with our expert technical staff, development team and financial planners and continues throughout the project to the final stages of construction. Our goal is excellence in every stage of development.

OUR DEDICATION

While many companies bring innovation to their clients, Booth stands by its motto of Engineering for the Future. Booth is a firm comprised of highly-qualified and industry-recognized professionals with a thorough understanding of the energy and power fields.  Working with both public and private, Booth has maintained a standard of excellence that has kept clients with us since beginning in 1960.

BOOTH QUALITY

Booth has a wide variety of services to bring different stages of completion to our clients. From land surveying and GIS to complex system design, we have expanded our service offerings over the years with demand for them, bringing project excellence to every step.

OUR AFFILIATES

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OUR OFFICES

Raleigh, NC
MAIN OFFICE

5811 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 109
Raleigh, NC 27612
919.851.8770
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Baltimore, MD Office
400 Redland Court, Suite 200
Owings Mills, MD 21117
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Charlotte, NC Office
9300 Harris Corners Parkway, Suite 460
Charlotte, NC 28269
919.851.8770
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Summerville, SC Office
237 Old Summerville Road, Unit H
Summerville, SC 29486
919.851.8770
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