Profile: Dycom Industries Inc (DY)
17 Dec 2013
Dycom Industries, Inc., incorporated on August 7, 1969, is a provider of specialty contracting services. The services, which are provided throughout the United States and in Canada, include engineering, construction, maintenance and installation services to telecommunications providers, underground facility locating services to various utilities, including telecommunications providers, and other construction and maintenance services to electric and gas utilities and others.
The Company provides outside plant engineers and drafters to telecommunication providers. These personnel design aerial, underground and buried fiber optic, copper, and coaxial cable systems that extend from the telephone company central office, or cable operator headend, to the consumer's home or business. The engineering services, the Company provides to telephone companies include the design of service area concept boxes, terminals, buried and aerial drops, transmission and central office equipment, the proper administration of feeder and distribution cable pairs, and fiber cable routing and design.
Construction, Maintenance, and Installation
The Company places and splices fiber, copper, and coaxial cables. In addition, the Company excavates trenches in which to place these cables; place related structures, such as poles, anchors, conduits, manholes, cabinets and closures; place drop lines from main distribution lines to the consumer's home or business, and maintain and remove these facilities. These services are provided to both telephone companies and cable television multiple system operators in connection with the deployment of new networks and the expansion or maintenance of existing networks. For cable television system operators, the Company installs and maintains customer premise equipment, such as digital video recorders, set top boxes and modems. It provides tower construction, lines and antenna installation, and foundation and equipment pad construction for wireless carriers, as well as equipment and material fabrication and site testing services. Additionally, premise wiring services are provided to various companies, as well as state and local governments. These services include the installation, repair and maintenance of telecommunications infrastructure within improved structures.
Underground Facility Locating Services
The Company provides underground facility locating services to a variety of utility companies, including telecommunication providers. Under various state laws excavators are required, prior to excavating, to request from utility companies the location of their underground facilities in order to prevent utility network outages and to safeguard the general public from the consequences of damages to underground utilities. Its underground facility locating services include locating telephone, cable television, power, water, sewer, and gas lines.
Electric and Gas Utilities and Other Construction and Maintenance Services
The Company performs construction and maintenance services for electric and gas utilities and other customers. These services are performed primarily on a stand-alone basis and typically include installing and maintaining overhead and underground power distribution lines. In addition, it periodically provides these services for the combined projects of telecommunication providers and electric utility companies, primarily in joint trenching situations, in which services are being delivered to new housing subdivisions. The Company also maintains and installs underground natural gas transmission and distribution systems for gas utilities.
Dycom Industries Inc
Suite 101, 11770 U.S. Highway 1
PALM BEACH GARDENS FL 33408