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Electrical solutions for
transportation infrastructure.

Founded more than 40 years ago in Ontario, Tristar Electric Inc. is a trusted partner providing fully integrated electrical construction solutions for our clients across diverse sectors. Together, we're meeting the power, lighting, and technology needs to deliver vital transportation infrastructure.

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We support the following industries across Canada and internationally:

Tristar Icons (PNG)Railway

Rail electrification and signaling systems through installation, testing, commissioning, and maintenance.

Tristar Icons (PNG)Roadway

Highway and roadway electrical construction solutions for lighting installations, conversions, and maintenance.

Tristar Icons (PNG)Airfield

Runway lighting and guidance systems to support approach, landing, taxiing, and takeoff.

Tristar Icons (PNG)Overhead Power Distribution

Overhead and underground electrical installations, conversions, and maintenance.


Integrated electrical construction

Our skilled and specialized workforce has successfully delivered projects ranging from airfield lighting at Toronto's Pearson International Airport and roadway technology for Ontario’s 407 ETR to rail power and communications systems for the Finch West and Eglinton Crosstown LRT projects and power distribution for long-term clients like Toronto Hydro.

We provide a range of services in the following areas:

Tristar Icons (PNG)Transportation Lighting Systems

Transportation Lighting Systems

  • Roadway lighting
  • High mast lighting
  • Underpass lighting
  • Runway and taxiway lighting
  • Airport approach lighting
  • Nautical navigation lighting

Tristar Icons (PNG)Intelligent  Transportation Systems

Intelligent Transportation Systems

  • Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems
  • Rail signalling systems
  • Airfield lighting, control, and monitoring systems
  • Electronic tolling systems
  • Advanced transportation management systems (ATMS)
  • Non-intrusive technology systems (NITS)
  • Road weather information systems (RWIS)
  • Closed circuit television (CCTV)
  • Fiber optic cabling

Tristar Icons (PNG)Overhead Power Distribution

Overhead Power Distribution

  • Pole installation, guying, and bracing
  • Conductor stringing and splicing
  • Transformers
  • Substations
  • Grid modernization

Tristar Icons (PNG)Underground Power Distribution

Underground Power Distribution

  • Manholes, duct banks, and trenching
  • Horizontal boring
  • Grounding and bonding
  • Substations
  • Residential hydro meter conversions

Tristar Icons (PNG)Transit Electrification

Transit Electrification

  • Overhead catenary systems (OCS)
  • Traction power systems
  • Electric vehicle (EV) charging
  • Stray current mitigation

Tristar Icons (PNG)Traffic Technology

Traffic Technology

  • Intersection signaling systems
  • Variable message signs
  • Closed circuit television (CCTV)
  • Traffic controllers


Chris Manielly
Vice President, Electrical
(416) 705 7453