Building Automation, CATV, Commercial, Communications/Data, Energy Audits, Energy Efficiency/Conservation, Fire Alarm/Life Safety/Nurse Call, Geothermal & Other Energy Alternatives, Green Building/Sustainable Construction, Industrial, Industrial Controls, Instrumentation/Testing, Lighting Maintenance & Retrofit, Residential, Security Systems/CCTV/Access Control, Solar PV Systems, Solar/Wind Generation-Utility, Sound/Public Address/Intercom/Paging, Wind Generation Systems
Founded in 1945 in Portland, Oregon, as a family business, Christenson Electric has grown to become one of the largest electrical contractors in the Northwest.
Locally, Christenson has proudly served the Portland community for more than 70 years, building its strong reputation by providing high quality workmanship, exceptional customer service and prompt service call response. The Christenson name has been built on the pride, dedication and hard work of its valued employees and large fleet of red Christenson service vans.
Nationally, Christenson has expanded its territory throughout the continental United States, successfully completing projects in multiple states such as New York, Texas, Kansas, Wyoming, Oregon, Washington, California, Colorado and Idaho.
Christenson Electric is home to a workforce that employs approximately over 400 people both locally and within our national footprint. The strength and continuing legacy of Christenson Electric is rooted in the integrity, pride and quality craftsmanship of our workforce. Over the years, Christenson's dedication and respect toward our employees has inspired the future of young apprentices who have made a career with the company. For them, Christenson is more than a job—it is a destination.
For over a century, NECA/IBEW Local 48’s electricians have helped build Oregon and SW Washington. NECA and IBEW Local 48 have partnered in labor-management relations to lead the region’s electrical industry, working on such high-profile projects as the Rose Garden Arena (now the Moda Center), Portland International Airport, Tilikum Crossing and MAX Light Rail stations.
Our contractors are located in: Astoria, Banks, Battleground, Beaverton, Clackamas, Estacada, Fairview, Forest Grove, Garibaldi, Gresham, Happy Valley, Hillsboro, Hood River, Longview, Manning, Milwaukie, Molalla, Mulino, North Plains, Oregon City, Portland, Salem, Sandy, Scappoose, The Dalles, Tigard, Troutdale, Tualatin, Vancouver, Vernonia, Warrenton, & Yamhill