Michigan Electric Transmission Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan
Michigan Electric Transmission Co. (METC) is a federally regulated electric transmission-only business that owns and operates more than 5,400 miles of high-voltage transmission lines in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. The company’s transmission assets span over two-thirds of the Lower Peninsula encompassing 61 counties and 18,800 square miles. Service is provided on an open-access basis to and from any applicable generation or distribution company.
Kroll Advisory Solutions was retained by Ellerbe Beckett and METC to complete a Security Needs Assessment and Order of Magnitude Budget estimates, as well as programming, design development, documentation, and implementation of security systems for a new facility to be constructed in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Kroll was further contracted to complete a Security Staffing Program study in order to help the organization determine the appropriate roles and level of security staff required to safeguard METC’s people, property and assets. The study included:
Corporate Risk Profile
Security Policy Review
Security Department Organization
Security Staffing Posts, Duties and Procedures
Contract Guard Staff Management and Utilization
Outsourced Security Contract Negotiation Guidelines
In October of 2006, METC was acquired by International Transmission Company (ITC).