Founded on creativity and safety

We support the power in your community

Power Consulting Associates was co-founded by David C. Grooms, PE in 2005 in order to provide engineering design, construction inspection and project management services for all stages of power delivery. Mr. Grooms had a vision for creating an enjoyable working environment for others who were just as passionate about developing and maintaining the electrical infrastructure around the world. 

For a decade now, PCA has provided professional engineering design and construction oversight inspection services to a diverse client base in the energy industry. As specialists of transmission line, distribution line and substation construction, our engineers and inspectors have been called upon by some of the largest utilities in the industry.

As a certified small business we know what it takes to build and maintain successful client relationships. Our clients continue to utilize our services because we hold ourselves accountable for the quality of our work and the results we achieve. At PCA we are proud of our relationships with our long-term clients and look forward to developing progressive rapport with professionals throughout all sectors of the energy business.

As a team, we encourage innovation and resourcefulness while striving to bring the most efficient and valuable solutions to our clients. Every project, every client and every relationship is just as important as the first one.


Taking Ownership Of Our Success

Power Consulting Associates is officially 100% employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. As an employee owned company, PCA will continue to operate under the same business model and management structure. Employees now have a vested interest in the bottom line. Research has proven over and over again that employee ownership builds successful and competitive companies.

This transition has several purposes: first, to provide ownership of the company to those who helped PCA get where it is today; second, to provide a substantial retirement benefit to its employees; and third to provide a tool to motivate and give reason to want to make PCA more successful; finally, it will help our team retain and attract key employees.


MISSION

Our mission is to provide the expertise and attention to your project, to assure it is completed safely, efficiently, on time, and in compliance with the owner’s specification. We emphasize innovation and excellence while maintaining the highest ethical standards as exhibited by honesty, integrity, and respect.

VISION

To be the most respected and admired engineering and construction oversight firm in the electric power industry.

HEALTH & SAFETY

PCA strives to provide a safe working environment for all of its employees, clients, sub-contractors, etc. We are committed to maintaining and enforcing a program that will fulfill this goal. PCA complies with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, and promotes continuing accident prevention and safety awareness.

With safety as a top priority, our construction managers and inspectors have a minimum of 5 years of experience and are trained in First Aid/ CPR, OSHA 10/30 hour, OSHA Trench Safety and Standard Utility Safety Practices.

OUR CORE VALUES

1. WE CONSISTENTLY PROVIDE SUPERIOR ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES TO OUR CLIENTS.

Committed to Energy: We have a passion to provide solutions to ensure the electric grid meets the growing demand for energy
Dedicated to quality: Innovation through best standard practices along with a vision for the future.

2. WE MEET THE NEEDS AND EXPECTATIONS OF OUR CLIENTS.

Our Clients: We value our clients as the lifeline of our organization.
Extraordinary client service: Our goal is to treat each client as our only client.
Reliability: As knowledge based leaders, our team has a reputation to provide quick and consistent results our clients trust.
Responsiveness: We are committed to providing timely communication.

3. WE ARE ADVOCATES FOR TEAM MEMBER HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS.

Empowerment: We encourage each employee to make decisions and place a high value on his or her own ideas for organizational improvement.
Accountability: Each employee is responsible for his or her own actions and maintains high expectations of themselves and others.
Family oriented: Each employee shares open lines of communication. We emphasize a team atmosphere where working together, sharing knowledge and ideas will lead to greater success for the organization.
Transparency: Each employee fully understands his or her job responsibility and their impact on the organization.

4. WE CREATE GROWTH AND OPPORTUNITY THROUGH PROFITS.

Profits: We understand that profits are necessary to create capital for growth in areas such as opportunity, job satisfaction and job security.

5. WE PROMOTE SAFETY THROUGH EDUCATION, DEMONSTRATION, AND STEWARDSHIP.

Education: We instill a high obligation for safety that will be shared by each team member.
Demonstration: Each employee validates that safety is a measure of quality of life rather than just a predictor of schedule, quality, or financial success.
Stewardship: We must choose to be safe for ourselves, our families, and our fellow workers. At the end of the day, we want everyone to go home.

OUR TEAM

Leadership Team

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David Grooms, PE

President & CEO

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Monica Sartain, PE, CHMM

Vice President of Construction Management

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Branden Cadavid

Vice President of Operations

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Alan O'Quinn, PE

Vice President of Substation Services

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Thad Mumm, PE

Executive Vice President of Business Development

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David Jenkins

Vice President of Business Development

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Jayms Bond

Director of Business Development
Engineering Team

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Brent Coates

Civil Engineer

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Matt Howard

Civil Engineer

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Vidal Odigie

Civil EIT

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Chris Conrad, PLS

Surveying Manager, Drone Pilot

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Michael Klatt

CADD Designer, Drone Pilot

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Amber Eller

CADD Designer
System Studies Team

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Walter Haynes

Senior Consultant

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Seth Daniels

Consultant
Construction Oversight Team 

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Walt Pollard, CUSP

Safety Manager

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Danny Bost, CUSP

Safety Trainer, Distribution Lead

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Charles Williams

IT and Fleet Coordinator

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Damon Hancock, CUSP

Oversight Coordinator

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Tim Nicholas

Midwest Lead

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Doug Denson

Midwest Lead
Office Staff

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Lynn Igwonobe

Human Resources Coordinator

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Allison Salisbury

Marketing Coordinator

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Josue Alvarez

Financial Coordinator
The PCA team has been called upon by a diverse client base ranging from small facility operators to the largest electric utility in the US to provide a host of services for the transmission and distribution of energy.


Power Consulting Associates
2616 Grissom Dr, Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 645-9354