Industrial Electrical Contractor

We have experience to construct the most
challenging electrical projects

Design Build Projects

When it comes to industrial electrical work, Big Sky Electric, Inc. team has over 120 years of experience. Whether it is water, waste water, steel, cement, petroleum, power generation, or other industrial work, we have the expertise to get your work completed in the most cost-effective and workmanlike manner.

Through our pro-active approach, we find and fix any problems before installation.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to simply be the best industrial electrical contractor. We are totally focused on project delivery, execution of the work, working safely, schedule, and budget. We have the knowledge and experience to be an asset to every project we work on.

We are your schedule driven, problem solving, and trusted electrical contractor.

Core Values

Integrity

It is our clear duty to be trusted. We should conduct ourselves honorably as if no rules are needed in all of our business dealings.

Education and Mentoring

It is the foundation of our growth and the security of our existence. Our team is well trained to meet our clients’ needs and we will continue to grow our future leaders with appropriate mentoring.

Perseverance

Patience, resolve, commitment, and determination are qualities that we possess. A steady and predictable company that will finish what we start no matter the obstacle is what we deliver.

Visionary

The only limitation to preparation is failure of imagination. Our clients depend on our experience and we must see things that others do not.

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About Us

Big Sky Electric, Inc. 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.

We carry 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. He brings extensive design-build experience to ensure a proactive approach to constructability. He has been a part of 30+ design build teams, and continues to expand that number every year.

Projects Associated

  • 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, and IV
  • Bakersfield WWTP #3
  • Santa Monica Charnock Well Field
  • East Valley Water District SCADA

Larry Strohm Sr. Vice President

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.

Projects Associated

  • 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
  • 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.

Projects Associated

  • 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

Affiliations/Certifications

  • NECA
  • IBEW
  • DBIA
  • SBE
  • 2011, 2012, 2014 Electrical Excellence Award
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