About Us

Big Sky Electric was created to respond to the need for a competent industrial electrical contractor that is highly skilled, experienced, cost effective, schedule driven, and works safely. Our management team has the experience and knowledge to construct the most sophisticated and technically challenging electrical projects. Big Sky carries both A and C-10 licenses, is fully bondable and insured, and utilizes union craftsmen.

John Phillips, President
John has over 40 years experience in the electrical construction field. His point of focus for the past 30+ years has been industrial work. Some of the notable projects he has been associated with are Hyperion Energy Recovery, D. C. Tillman WTP Phase II, Perris Valley WRF, Riverside Tertiary, Chino Basin RP-4, Rialto Plant 5, West Basin Phases II, III, & IV, Bakersfield WWTP #3, Santa Monica Charnock Well Field, and East Valley Water District SCADA.

Larry Strohm, Vice President-Operations Manager
Larry has over 30 years of experience managing operations and supervising teams of electricians completing fast track, high profile, industrial, power and water treatment projects while maintaining an impeccable safety record. He also serves as President of the Southern Sierras Chapter of NECA. Larry has worked on such projects as Big Horn Power Plant, Pear Blossom Pump Station, EMWD’s Hemet Filtration Plant, Lockheed Martin E.E.L.V Launch Complex 41 in Cape Canaveral, Foothill Pump Station, DWR’s Citrus & Crafton Pump Stations, Abengoa/Mojave Solar, and performed SCADA installations for East Valley Water District.

Chris Livingston, Vice President
Chris has over 25 years of experience with technological installations, heavy industrial sites, power plants and water treatment facilities. He has managed crews ranging from a few electricians to multiple teams completing multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining an impressive safety record. Some of Chris’ projects are Texaco and Unocal refineries, Burbank WTP, Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant, Terminal Island WRP, Rio Vista Water Treatment Plant, West Basin Desalination Demonstration Plant, Big Horn Power Plant.






2011, 2012, 2014 Electrical Excellence Award