Welcome to On Target

On Target Utility Services, headquartered in Gardiner, Maine, provides locating, metering, smart grid, telecommunications, power line and construction services to utility, telecommunication, cable and private customers throughout the Northeast.  We also provide emergency restoration services for utility clients in Canada.

Operating from two offices in Maine, and one each in Massachusetts and Connecticut, along with project offices on an as needed basis, On Target employs more than 300 skilled employees who provide safe, cost effective, and reliable service to all our customers.

For more detailed information on the company and the services we provide please visit any or all of the references listed in these pages.  Enjoy the many pictures we have gathered over the years and check back soon, as pictures and news events will be updated often.

On Target in the News

Electrical Line Worker Technology Program Kennebec Valley Community College
May 24, 2016

On May 21st, Kennebec Valley Community College will graduate the Electrical Lineworker Technology Program Class of 2016. The program is a one year certificate program and the only one of its kind in the northeast. Students graduate with the technical background and the manual skills necessary for careers in the installation and maintenance of electrical power, telephone, and cable television systems. Safety, pole climbing, and teamwork are emphasized throughout the program while the student learns and performs overhead and underground construction. Graduates can expect to earn $35,000-$40,000 in their first year of employment and as our energy infrastructure is updated, this program is graduating the workforce necessary to accomplish that substantial need.

In fact, right here in Maine there is one business in particular that is addressing that need and relying on the program to supply their workforce. On Target Utility Services is New England’s largest private locating service and a well-equipped power line construction company. The construction division provides transmission and distribution construction and maintenance, storm and emergency restoration, dedicated utility pole setting, smart grid infrastructure construction, and fiber optic cable installation and splicing services. Close to 80% of On Target’s construction division workforce comes from the KVCC Electrical Lineworker Technology Program. On Target is also a significant supporter of the program, helping to shape the curriculum and provide training. You can trace senior leadership at On Target all the way back to the program. In addition, John Fallona, President of On Target;  Rita Bilodeau, Director of Support Services and John Boucher, the Construction Division Operations Manager at On Target all serve on the program’s advisory committee.   Rita Bilodeau, is also a  member of the KVCC Board of Directors.

Rita Bilodeau & Tracy Wright from On Target, along with KVCC instructor Eric Willett  – address the students of the electrical line worker technology program at Kennebec Valley Community College

KVCC Lineworkers

On Target provides locating services for utilities and their customers in all six New England states.
May 24, 2016

The largest private locating company in New England, On Target sets the standard for locating, ticket screening and damage investigation services.

Service Area
On Target provides locating services for utilities and their customers in all six New England states. The map below indicates the number of locates by state that On Target serviced in 2015.


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Services

Utility Locating Services
On Target Utility Services Utility Locating Services photo

• 180 Technicians

• Damage Prevention

• Private Locating

• Ticket Screening

SMART GRID - AMR, AMI, Metering and Fixed Network
On Target Utility Services SMART GRID -  AMR, AMI, Metering and Fixed Network photo

• Water, Gas and Electric

• Endpoint Device Installation

• Fixed Network Deployment

• Project Management

Utility Pole Setting
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• Pole, Anchor and Guy Setting

• Earth and Ledge, On and Off Road

• Inventory Ready 

• Large Fleet

Storm Restoration
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• Emergency Response

• Electric Distribution

• Electric Transmission

• Telecommunications

• AMI Fixed Networks

T&D Services
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• Power Line Construction

• Power Line Maintenance

• Phase Raising

• Pole Reclassification

Telecommunication Services
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• Fiber Cabling and Splicing

• Technician Services

• Electric Space Certified