EMCOR Group, Inc. recently announced that its subsidiary Poole & Kent Co. of Florida has been awarded a contract for the construction of a new electrical generator plant for the City of West Palm Beach, Fla., at its existing operating water treatment plant. Poole & Kent of Florida will be responsible for all aspects of the construction of the project, including all related site preparation and improvements. The scope of work includes providing standby diesel generators and associated switchgear and appurtenances, bulk fuel storage systems and related equipment, and numerous modifications and upgrades to electrical and mechanical systems in various buildings throughout the existing plant. Work will be performed on the existing plant, which will require complex phasing, sequencing, and scheduling as to not jeopardize the efficiency of water treatment and minimize disruption to existing facilities.

"We are delighted to be working on this important facility for the City of West Palm Beach," stated Patrick Carr, president and CEO, Poole & Kent of Florida."Poole & Kent’s depth of experience and expertise uniquely suit the company for the multi-faceted scope of work required for this project, and we are pleased to have this opportunity to serve the needs of the people of South Florida in a manner that will be both meaningful and enduring."