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Premium Service

Olson Electric has served the coast for over 28 years, and we’re now offering our top team members and most talented staff to our preferred clients on our premium service package. By subscribing to Olson Electric premium service, both your building and your clients will receive the utmost support and service we have to offer. Enabling you to do what you do best; run your business free of hassle or worry. The electrical service you trust for your brand and your clients can make all the difference.

Benefits of Premium Service

  • Automatic electrical maintenance inspections
  • Automatic life safety equipment inspections
  • Automatic generator operation inspections
  • Guaranteed 4 hour service window for repairs or diagnosis
  • Access to our preferred customer line for inquiries and work requests
  • Access to discounts from other quality Olson Electric divisions

Annual Inspections

Never worry about life safety systems or hard to understand regulations again. Our talented staff is included in the Premium Service, and will diagnose and repair issues before they become a threat to insurance.
Municipal regulation requires all Fire Alarm and life safety systems be tested and maintained at regular intervals, and repaired in a timely fashion to ensure standards of safety and reliability. ASTTBC is the organization which regulates Technicians and testing protocols. All of our staff has been certified and fully qualified by ASTTBC and actively work to improve standards within the industry.


Preventative Maintenance

Predicting problems before they occur is an easy option, when the alternative could be disasterous. Our premium service also offers the FLIR Infrared technology scans to accurately and safely monitor electrical equipment as part of routine preventative maintenance.

Electrical Permits Explained

An electrical permit (sometimes called an installation permit) is required to do any electrical work, including but not limited to:
  • installation of electrical wiring or equipment
  • upgrades or modifications of existing equipment
  • remodeling or renovating which requires electrical work to be performed
All electrical permits require work to be supervised by a qualified Field Service Representative (FSR) in order to ensure standards of safety and quality of work.
Technical Safety BC is the authority in British Columbia responsible for verifying and enforcing standards of work and regulation such as permit applications, documentation, as well as the scope of work.
Permit fees are based on the total price paid by the client for all electrical work, excluding GST but including both labour and materials from any source. Additional fees and/or permits may be required if the work involves multiple sites or building units.
Value less than or equal to $250 $54
$251 to $1,000 $95
$1,001 to $2,500 $164
$2,501 to $5,000 $266
$5,001 to $10,000 $408
$10,001 to $20,000 $668
$20,001 to $35,000 $976
$35,001 to $50,000 $1,362
$50,001 to $100,000 $1,953
$100,001 to $200,000 $2,926
$200,001 to $1,000,000 $2,662*
* Fee is based on fixed fee plus 0.5% of the job value as described above  

Operating Permits Explained

Do you know that as a building owner or strata manager, obtaining an Electrical Operating permit could save you time and money?

Obtaining an operating permit provides the building owner or strata manager permission to install new equipment, relocate equipment, or make minor alternations to the electrical equipment or facility such as adding lighting, wiring or plugs, without having to take out multiple electrical permits.


  • Your building's service is capable of 250kVA or greater
  • Your building has a fire alarm system
  • You require ongoing maintenance of regulated equipment or products

Technical Safety BC Website

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