Who is JJ Jones Electric? We are a second-generation full-service electrical contractor serving the Chicagoland area since 1977.
What type of work do you do? We specialize in design/build, commercial, and industrial projects including: new construction, retail/tenant improvement, office/warehouse, power and control systems, and service work.
When were you founded? We were founded in 1977 by Lester and Judy Jones. After receiving his Electrical Engineering degree from University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign, Lester started by working out of his garage, slowly growing the company. Lester retired in 2003 and his son, Jonathan “JJ” Jones, is now President and owner of JJ Jones Electric and manages daily operations. Jonathan received his Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign.
Why should I use JJ Jones Electric? Our company was founded on the following Christian principles of integrity, responsibility, and stewardship:
Integrity | We place integrity as the foundation of every relationship: our customers, our suppliers, and our employees.
Responsibility | We take responsibility and fulfill our commitments for all our customer’s projects. We commit to “do what we say when we say we will do it.”
Stewardship | We are committed to our customers, employees, and industry – while investing in ongoing education to maintain our success and the success of the communities in which we live.
We are committed to serving you with electrical solutions with high quality workmanship that are well designed, economical, and efficient.
What areas do you service? We serve the greater Chicago-land area, including the following counties: DuPage, Cook, Kane, Lake, and Will.
How do I contact you? Please view our Contact Us page.
Are you a licensed electrical contractor? Yes. We maintain an active Chicago electrical license. Each of our electricians have a fully equipped vehicle outfitted with all tools and materials for every electrical job.
Are you bonded and insured? Yes. We are bonded and fully insured including general liability, automobile liability, excess/umbrella liability and contents coverage. A certificate of insurance is always provided prior to the start of any project.
Are you a union shop? Yes, we are a IBEW Local 701, 134, 176, 150, 117 and 461 signatory contractor with the ability to add qualified electricians depending on project requirements.
Do you provide electrical permit drawings? Yes, we provide engineered electrical permit drawings for each of our projects. Our designs are efficient and cost effective solutions.
Do you provide preliminary budget numbers? Yes, we provide both electrical budget numbers to help with pre-project planning as well as preliminary design and layout to help better comprehend the electrical scope included in the budget.
Do you have a list of references? Yes, and we are happy to provide them upon request.