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Electrical Design


Troubleshooting & Analysis

Licensed in SC, NC, & GA



​We have the Tools, Equipment, and Expertise to help diagnose your power quality problems.

Typical Deliverables Include

  • A walkdown of your facility by a Licensed Engineer

  • Metering of key systems

  • Interpretation of metering results

  • Written Report Documenting Findings (Sealed)


DES provides cable testing services for low, medium, and high voltage

Typical Tests Include:

  • DC Highpot

  • VLF Highpot

  • Tan Delta

  • Partial Discharge

  • Megger Test (Low Voltage)

  • Ductor Test (Terminations)


DES keeps equipment in-house for the testing of most breakers and switchgear, including portable primary current injection.


Typical Deliverables Include:

  • A Site Walkdown by a Licensed Engineer

  • Testing of Breakers & Switchgear

  • Written Report Documenting Testing (Sealed)


Grounding Systems are one of the most mysterious aspects of electrical systems. 

Typical Grounding System Problems Include:

- Electrical Shock

- Heated Bus Bars

- Static Discharge

- Unexpected Device Actuation

- Device Failures

- Device Trips 

- Harmonic Issues

- Fire


We have the tools and expertise to help commission, test, and troubleshoot almost any battery system.


Typical items requested include :

  • Resistance Testing

  • Specific Gravity Testing

  • Capacity/Discharge Testing


DES has also partnered with local electricians to provide turnkey electrical safety services when plant electricians are not available.


Typical Deliverables Include:

  • Walkdown of Facilities

  • Arc Flash Labeling

  • Arc Flash Reports AC/DC (Sealed)

  • System One Lines and As-Builts

  • Turn Key Upgrades of System Concerns

  • NFPA 70E Evaluations

  • OSHA Consulting

  • Touch & Step Potential


We have extensive test equipment and knowledge to troubleshoot, diagnose, and correct most AC and DC motor and pump issues.


Typical Tests Include:

  • Motor Surge Test 

  • Vibration Analysis

  • Laser Alignment

  • Winding Impedance Sweep Frequency

  • Insulation Resistance

  • Power Quality


Thermal Imaging and Ultrasonic Inspection studies can show failing termination, arcing, and component failure preemptively before unplanned failure.


Typical Deliverables Include:

  • A Walkdown of Your Facility by a Licensed Engineer.

  • A Sealed Written Report that can be easily submittable to Insurance Carriers.


Consulting services for electricians is one of our most popular requests. It's a great way to expand your technical base, and help grow your business


Utilities are the backbone of the modern world. From concept to completion our team can help you with your utility needs.


  • Transmission Systems

  • Distribution Systems

  • Generation Facilities

  • Substations

  • Switchyards

  • NERC/FERC Compliance

  • Grounding Systems

  • Transformers

  • Breakers


There are eleven primary electrical systems in modern commercial buildings. We can help provide solutions to meet your needs.


We take pride in supporting our industrial clients with efficient, safe, cost-effective solutions.

  • Facilities Renovations & Additions

  • Electrical Systems Evaluations

  • Control Systems Design & Evaluations

  • Project Completion Support

  • Procurement Support

  • Equipment Evaluations

  • Factory Acceptance Support

  • As-Builts Services


We strive to provide quality Electrical Engineering & Design Services in the fields of:

  • Power Systems

  • Generation Systems

  • Stationary Batteries

  • Lightning Protection Systems

  • Lighting Systems

  • Automation & Control Systems

  • Transmission & Distribution Systems

We also have affordable in house drafting & printing services.


In conjunction with the preparation of Engineering Documentation, we also provide reviews of Designs, Technical Documents, Calculations, and Drawings for code, technical, regulatory, and licensing compliance.


Prices for the installation of solar and other renewable energy forms has sharply decreased.


Did you know substantial credits are available for companies that wish to complete upgraded to serve power or incorporate sustainable designs? 



  • Solar Design

  • Energy Audits

  • Lighting Evaluations

  • Utility Rebate Preparation 


We provide a full range of services to help take your product to market, which include:


  • PCB Design

  • RF Design

  • Rapid Prototyping

  • Component Selection

  • Manufacturer Identification

  • Vendor Identification

  • Hipot testing of appliances


We offer the walkdown and inspection of Pools and Marine electrical systems for code concerns and insurance purposes.


Standard Deliverables Include:

  • Written Report that is Submittable to Code or Insurance Agencies (Sealed)

  • Stray Voltage Studies

  • Grounding Analysis

  • Ground Fault Testing


With PLCs, various sensors, and HIDs it can be difficult to design and analyze systems (especially legacy) to assure production is still up and running.


Supported Platforms Include:

- Allen Bradley

- Siemens

- GE (Legacy)

- Relay Logic

- Automation Direct

- Delta V

- Ovation

- Foxboro


We happily provide Studies and Analysis for:

  • Arc Flash and NFPA 70E

  • Coordination

  • Load Flow

  • Grounding

  • Lightning Strike & Protection

  • Grounding

  • Lighting

  • RF Map & RF Safety


We provide Commercial & Industrial Inspection Services, cutting-edge thermal imaging, & consultation with engineers upon request.


  • Commercial Property Evaluation

  • Industrial Facilities Evaluation

  • Thermal Imaging & Energy Auditing

  • Ultrasonic Diagnostics & Inspections

  • Electrical & Wiring Inspections

  • Asbestos Testing

  • Mold Testing

  • Lead Testing

  • Oil Testing


We help organizations navigate questions & concerns regarding sustainability projects from lighting upgrades to geothermal systems to solar arrays.

Grants and credits are available for companies that wish to complete upgrades to serve power or incorporate sustainable designs. 

  • Solar Design

  • REAP and Other Grants

  • Energy Audits

  • Lighting Evaluations

  • Utility Rebate Preparation 


In the event of accident or fire expert testimony is often a necessity. We provide the technical tools & services to address these situations.


These services include:

  • Lightning Event Time Studies

  • Root Cause Analysis

  • Code Compliance

  • Damages Estimation

  • Lighting Level Evaluations

  • Device Failure Analysis


We bridge the gap between dollars & cents of the financial, accounting, & real-estate worlds with the engineering & construction sector.


Our consulting services assess:
•    Commercial Real-estate Evaluations
•    Manufacturing Assessments
•    Infrastructure Upgrades
•    Utility Cost Allocation Studies
•    Overall Equipment Effectiveness
•    Six Sigma Analysis
•    Cash Flow Analysis
•    Cost Benefit Analysis
•    Calculation of Break Even & Pay Back Period
•    R&D Justification and First of a Kind Analysis


Stationary Battery systems can be some of the most temperamental systems of any plant. We have the tools and expertise to help commission, test, and troubleshoot almost any battery system.


Have the peace of mind knowing you have a licensed engineer on call for your code and technical questions as well as mediation with inspectors.

Have you ever spent countless hours troubleshooting a system? Have you had equipment continuously fail? We have the tools and expertise to solve your electrical problems and help you get back up and running faster.


We service a large range of clients within the Carolinas and Georgia. Some of our clients include:​​



Daniels Engineering Services, LLC provides flexible tailored solutions to fit your needs. With DES you can have benefits of both a Master Electrician and a Licensed Engineer at your disposal. We are located centrally in the capital of South Carolina and are able to provide services throughout the Carolinas and Georgia. We take strides to provide competitive pricing and flexible solutions to our clients.




Here at DES take great care to keep our pricing and fees as competitive as possible. We can tailor contracts in several ways, including Guaranteed Maximum Price (Open Book Contracts).  Project size and services can vary some of our rates, though we are happy to share our current rate sheets with potential customers.


Please feel free to contact us about:

  • Design Engineer Rates

  • Field Engineering Rates

  • Technical Study Rates​

  • Equipment Repair & Diagnosis Rates

  • Electrician Rates

  • Expert Witness Rates

  • Retainer Rates

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Head Office

1620 Bull St.

Columbia, SC 29201


To apply for a job with Daniels Engineering Services, please send a cover letter together with your C.V. to:




We are located in Columbia SC, but will travel to South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia to service our clients.

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