Company History

Our History

Since its founding in 1974, Select Electric, Inc. has been serving the electrical construction market in the San Diego region with primary focus on transportation infrastructure projects.

As the leader in this field, we have extensive experience and resources to undertake any transportation project ranging from traffic signals to the most complex transit and commuter rail systems.

After nearly 40 successful years of steady growth in this market, we are poised to significantly accelerate our growth by strengthening our core business, while focusing on design/build opportunities in heavy rail signaling and LRT train control, communications, traction power and overhead contact systems. Select’s longevity and unparalleled success in this market is directly attributable to its professional management structure, outstanding customer service and the solid relationships developed over decades of positive interaction with local municipalities, agencies and private sector general contractors.

We at Select strive to be the electrical contractor of choice when it comes to transportation infrastructure projects.
Select’s extensive background includes design, installation, and implementation of electrical systems in the following areas:

  • Traffic Signals
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Highway Communications Systems
  • Highway Lighting and Electrical Systems
  • Heavy Rail Signaling and Grade Crossings
  • Light Rail Train Control, Communications, Traction Power and OCS Systems
  • Airport Lighting and Electrical Systems
  • Sports Lighting
  • Park Lighting
  • Parking Lot Lighting
  • Underground Electrical Conduit
  • Street Lighting
  • Fiber Optic Systems
  • High Mast Lighting
  • Freeway Electrical Systems
  • Bridge Lighting and Electrical