George J. Martin & Son, Inc. dba Martin Electric

2 Cooper Avenue
Rensselaer, New York 12144

Telephone:  518‐477‐7577
Established: 1939

Company Description:

Martin Electric is a full service, WBE certified electrical contracting company founded in 1939. For over 75 years, Martin Electric has built a strong reputation for providing superior quality and customer service to its trade partners throughout New York. Today, Martin Electric is one of the leading electrical contractors specializing in the commercial, industrial, medical, and institutional sectors. We believe our success stems from our mission‐motivated, team‐oriented approach to project deliveries.

We have a proven track record of success on the area’s most technical and challenging projects such as River’s Casino & Resort, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, and SUNY Poly.

Based upon our outstanding safety record and strong financial position, we are the most dependable electrical contractor in the area. Our experience modification rate (EMR) is a .80 which is well below the industry average. We are capable of bonding a total work program in excess of $30 Million and have avoided litigation on all sides through team driven construction.

Types of Work: Commercial/Industrial/ Medical/ Institutional Electrical Services
Average Number of Electrical Workers: 120
Services Provided:

We specialize in electrical installations and maintenance to include:

  • Power & Distribution up to 34.5kv
  • Fire Alarm
  • CCTV & Card Access Systems
  • Interior/ Exterior Lighting + Lighting Controls
  • Grounding + Lightning Protection
  • Tel/ Data Communications (Cat 6 and fiber turn key) certified and warrantied
  • Generator and emergency power
  • Tool installation
  • Solar & Car Charging Stations
  • Switchgear maintenance
  • Generator & Emergency power maintenance
  • Infrared Testing
  • Ballast & Lamp Replacement
  • Energy Management System
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Cable testing & fault locating
  • Relay calibration & testing
  • Arc Flash Hazard Analysis
  • Pole Line Service

And provide the following consulting services:

  • Pre‐construction services
  • Design & Build
  • BIM Coordination
  • Sustainability & Clean Energy
  • Integrated Project Delivery

NYS Certified Woman‐Owned Business Enterprise
City of Albany License of Master Electrician
Orange County License of Master Electrician
Greene County License of Master Electrician

Awards: Martin Electric and its team of dedicated employees have been recognized by the industry and business communities, receiving numerous awards including:

  • 2015 & 2016 NESCA Safety Award
  • The Rensselaer County Chamber of Commerce “Good News” award
  • Albany Business Review’s 40 Under 40 awarded to Kendra Hart, Business Development Manager for Martin Electric
  • Capital Region Business Review’s “Top 40 Women‐Owned Business”


Case Studies:

Project: Process Area Central Utilities Building
Customer: Turner Construction
The process area central utilities building is a utility building supporting the Ultra Purification of process water in the fabrication of 5.1 cone wafers. The base build contract involved main power distribution from central 13.8kV source for both normal and critical power. 480‐volt and 208‐volt distribution throughout building, lighting and branch power. Throughout the job progression, revisions were added to include alternate power distribution. The job conditions throughout were very difficult and had a peak manpower of 61 electricians.

Project: River’s Casino & Resort
Location: Schenectady, NY
Customer: Norwood‐ Lechase
This was a ground up electrical project for a new 155,000 sqft casino and gaming facility including restaurant, banquet facilities, and 60‐room luxury hotel. The job included normal and emergency power and distribution, lighting, gaming power, event power and lighting, fire alarm, security, tel/data and extensive dimming controls. Installation of 1,500 kw generator and UPS systems were also included. Project was completed in 15 months with peak manpower of 80 electricians.

Project: Building 12 Process Area #7
Location: Regeneron
Customer: BBL Construction
Building 12 base contract was for the construction of a new 155,000 sq ft pharmaceutical process area which included 40,000 sq ft of clean room space. Scope included consolidation of site wide utility feeds to one central high yard. Local utility company brought 34.5kv to new switchgear line up, supply and installation of (2) 5MVA 34.5/4.16 KVA transformer, supply and installation of (2) 2500 kw 4.16 KV generators and parallels, switchgear, supply and install (2) 1500/2000 kva 4.16/480/277 volt sub‐ stations, 480‐volt distribution throughout building, lighting, fire alarm, security, automation, and control wiring.