about us

Integrity. Reliability. Durability.

Established in 1936, McLean Engineering has more than 80 years' experience in the power engineering field, serving clients throughout the United States who value our long-view approach. 

McLean has developed expertise in designing and inspecting all portions of the power grid. We are also nationally-recognized experts in the area of pole attachments.  

We have built our reputation for providing safe, reliable and durable solutions by focusing on long-term relationships with our electric utility clients.  More...

McLean Engineering takes care of you no matter what time of day or night.
— Jeff Brewer, Tri-County Electric Cooperative (FL)

Our Services



  • Transmission Line Design, Bidding and Contract Management
  • Substation Design, Bidding and Contract Management
  • Distribution Staking, Bidding and Contract Management
  • Engineering Project Management
  • Highway Relocation Staking and Permitting
  • Material Specification
  • Substation Relaying


  • Pole Attachment/Joint-Use Inventories
  • Work Order Inspections
  • Padmount/Underground Inspections
  • Mapping/GIS
  • Asset Inventories
  • Thermal Imaging
  • Substation Inspection
  • Storm Damage Assessment
  • Phasing


  • Nationally-recognized consultants on pole attachment issues
  • Contract Development, Negotiation, and Administration
  • Rental Rates
  • Permitting
  • Inspection
  • Attacher Management
  • Make-Ready Engineering

Engineering analysis and planning

  • Construction Work Plans
  • Long-Range Plans
  • Sectionalizing and System Coordination
  • Arc Flash Assessment
  • System Modeling
  • Loan Applications
  • Load Balance and Management
  • Power Factor Analysis
  • Electric System Plant Valuation
McLean has provided the knowledge and character to work through a variety of service needs.
— Mike Grice, Talquin Electric Cooperative

RECENT clients

All my meetings with McLean employees have been educational for me and led me to feel comfortable with their engineering firm. We have loved working with McLean and look forward to working with them on future projects.
— Chase Brinson, MEAG Power