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Specialized Services


kansas city power


  • Kansas City and Surrounding Cities, MO

Type of Services:

  • Electrical
  • General Contractor
  • Technical Services
  • Utility

Markets Served:

  • Government
  • Utilities


  • General Laborers
  • Linemen

Kansas City Power and Light (KCPL) - Streetlight Maintenance
Kansas City and Surrounding Cities

KCPL is an investor-owned, regulated electric utility serving more than 800,000 customers in 47 northwest Missouri and eastern Kansas counties. With a service area of about 18,000 square miles, it takes more than 3,000 miles of transmission lines, 24,000 miles of distribution lines and more than 400 substations to deliver power to all customers.

Black & McDonald maintains and services 46,000 street lights owned by Kansas City Power and Light in their service area.

Generally, this work includes:
- Installations, Upgrades & Replacement
- Computerized Maintenance Management System
- Waste Management
- Electrical Service
- Emergency Service
- Help Desk/Central Dispatch Services
- Interior / Exterior Lighting Maintenance
- Life Cycle and Asset Management
- Maintenance Staffing (Full-time, Part-Time, 24/7)
- Project Management
- Work Order Management System
- 24/7 ServiceTruck support
- Provision of specification development, tendering, selection and supervision of all subcontracted work

OUR ROLE: Prime Contractor

RESULTS ACHIEVED: The contract has been renewed six times with the overall satisfaction of our client.

Black & McDonald's depth of experience has made us the partner of choice across a wide range of industries. To get there took time and effort. Our management team invested in the development of our people, determined to make our highly-experienced tradespeople renowned as the best in their industries.
With over 90 years of documented lessons learned, we are able to consistently apply that knowledge - meeting our customers’ most demanding challenges, in their most critical environments.