• EMPIRE
    HORIZONTAL DRILLING

    Industry leading not following

    Specialized equipment and solutions to complex and difficult infrastructure projects.

    Project Examples:

    Steep terrain, hard rock, difficult access, road crossings, and sites congested with utilities.

    Call Us Today! (707) 757-5400
  • EMPIRE
    HORIZONTAL DRILLING

    Redefining what’s possible

    Call Us Today! (707) 757-5400
  • EMPIRE
    HORIZONTAL DRILLING

    Experience, innovation, performance

    Call Us Today! (707) 757-5400
  • EMPIRE
    HORIZONTAL DRILLING

    SOLUTIONS FOR
    Electric Utility
    Renewable Energy
    Water and Wastewater
    Sanitary Sewer
    Telecom
    Gas

    Call Us Today! (707) 757-5400
  • EMPIRE
    HORIZONTAL DRILLING

    SERVICES

    Utility and Civil Construction
    Commercial and Industrial Electrical
    Hydro Vacuum Excavation
    Horizonal Directional Drilling
    Turnkey and Design-Build Projects

    Call Us Today! (707) 757-5400

Our Services

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Utility and Civil Construction

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Commercial and Industrial Electrical

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Hydro Vacuum Excavation

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Horizonal Directional Drilling

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Turnkey and Design-Build projects

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Our Reputation

Empire Horizontal Directional Drilling has earned a reputation as “the problem solvers” by providing specialized equipment and solutions to complex and difficult infrastructure projects. Steep terrain, hard rock, difficult access, road crossings, and sites congested with utilities are examples of projects well suited for our expertise. We are proud to have established long-term relationships with many of our clients through competitive pricing, superior work, and service.

Company Divisions

Empire runs two divisions within the company: Underground and Power

UNDERGROUND DIVISION

Comprised of two dedicated crews, specializing in wet and dry utility and pipeline installation using Horizontal Directional Drilling. Our HDD crews have completed bores of up to 1500′ in length and 18″ diameter in solid rock.

POWER DIVISION

Comprised of one dedicated crew geared towards heavy underground power and renewable energy projects. We have equipped them with the latest tools for crimping, pulling, testing, and performance measuring.

Small Business Administration Certification

The Small Business Administration certification is part of a contracting program that helps small companies compete for federal contracts. The government sets aside some of its contracts (both competitive set-aside and sole-source set-aside contracts) for small businesses each year to limit competition. That way, some government contracts go to small businesses rather than big corporations.

Certification ID: 2023402

PG&E OQ Certification

We staff eight eimployees with the following PG&E Operator Qualifications:

  • OQ 05-07 Damage Prevention
  • OQ 02-13 Install and Backfill Pipe in Ditch (Plastic & Steel)
  • OQ 02-14 Tracer Wire
  • OQ 02-12 Install Pipe in Bore

Gold Shovel Standard Certification

Certifies that the company uses the highest standard of safe practices around underground utilities.

Four years with 0 reportable incidents.

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Pipe Fusion Certification

We staff eight employees with Certifications in Butt Fusion, Saddle Fusion, Socket Fusion, Electrofusion procedures for polyethylene pipe and fittings up to 10″ pipe.

Safety Program

IIPP Safety Program, administered by Jim Persons, PGE approved safety contractor

Training Program

In-house classroom setting with beginner and advanced training curriculum to prepare our employees for the field. Pay Dirt Ranch is a 5-acre training facility located in Sonoma County to allow new drill operators and locators to learn to run the equipment in a safe, training environment.