FLOODLIGHT ELECTRIC Ottawa's trusted electrical contractors for commercial, residential and government services

FOUNDED ON TRUST & RESPECT

The Floodlight Electric story began a little unconventional. Joel and Rob were both participating in an electrical golf tournament and were paired together. After getting to know each other over a couple drives, putts and pints, they realized that they were virtually neighbours. 

They began a friendship bonding over many more rounds of golf as well as other sports like dodgeball. Eventually they began working together at the same electrical company, and were coworkers for several years. 

Joel and Rob had discussed how it was their dream to become entrepreneurs and business owners one day. They believed that their skill sets were complementary and could be the beginning of something great if they took the leap of faith.

In May 2016, they finally opened up the electrical contracting company of their dreams, Floodlight Electric. Fast forward to today, and Floodlight Electric has quickly solidified themselves into the residential, commercial and government markets in Ottawa with a growing team.

Floodlight Electric was founded to enhance the customer experience with electricians. The company was built on the foundation of trust, honesty and professionalism. Floodlight Electric has provided reliable electrical services to thousands of home owners and businesses in Ottawa, ON. The entire team of electricians are seasoned industry professionals that are licensed to perform electrical services in accordance to code and regulations.

WHY FLOODLIGHT ELECTRIC?

We take pride in our work and our committed to exceeding our customers expectations.

  • Timely and quality service
  • Transparent pricing
  • Passionate about our work
  • Courteous and accommodating
  • Guarantee cleanliness and respect your space

OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM A little more about our Co-Founders

JOEL WILLISONCo-Founder
Joel is a Master Electrician with over 12 years of experience as an electrician in the trade. Joel spends most of his time in the field and on the tools. When he’s not at work Joel is a family man and a father of 3 beautiful children with another one on the way!
Joel is also an avid runner and biker, and has even completed a 100 mile race.
ROB McCULLOCHCo-Founder
Rob serves as the companies President, Lead Estimator and Project Manager. He is a fully licensed electrician with over 12 years of experience. Rob has a passion for golf and enjoys hiking with his wife Melanie and his rescue dog named Charlie.

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