Founded in 1947, Tennessee Electric Company is a general contracting firm that offers a range of construction and maintenance services. It provides a variety of design-build and installation solutions. The company employs a staff of more than 200 electricians. Tennessee Electric Company offers construction services for high-voltage, fire alarm and communication systems, underground duct banks, transformers, substations, raceways, card readers and fiber optics. It provides instrumentation, infrared detection, energy conservation and lighting maintenance services. The company also offers project management, design support, planning, scheduling and estimating solutions. Tennessee Electric Company serves the chemical, renewable energy, pharmaceutical, metal, mining, food processing, power generation, nuclear, telecommunications, and pulp and paper industries.