Totem brings a great deal of design–build experience to the table. Highly trained in house professionals work within the project owner’s parameters to develop the most efficient and cost-effective installations while achieving the goals of the project. We implement cutting edge computer aided design and 3D building modeling  to ensure success on every project.


Innovation and expertise are key ingredients for us. Our team mixes a consistent blend of field and in-house effort to ensure all project needs are met. Whether dealing with a major LEED project or breaking ground on a high profile fast track project, our construction team pulls through with confidence every time. 


We manage every facet of an electrical project, from initial design to maintenance and service. Our team approach to construction includes the owner and other project professionals to ensure your project is completed on time every time. Totem is an excellent resource because we have experienced professionals and the right equipment for any project. 

More than Street Lighting

Totem Electric is well known for providing decades of service to street lighting and transportation related projects. Equally, we are very diverse  in commercial/industrial electrical services. We provide solutions throughout the Puget Sound region and Western Washington. From high-rise buildings to large shopping malls, we provide a wide variety of commercial,  institutional & industrial experience. Our work ranges from private developers, to municipalities to large federal government projects.

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Totem Electric is firmly committed to the well-being of its employees, sub-contractors and customers and will provide a safe working environment for all. Our full time dedicated safety professionals implement our award winning safety practices into every project we do. By implementing daily work plans, we ensure that all operations are installed efficeintly and conducted in strict compliance with applicable safety regulations. We have made a large investment into our safety program, as represented by our low EMR rating. Safety is a big part of our culture at Totem Electric.





Totem Electric of Tacoma, Inc. is the premier electrical contractor, providing quality services for more than 55 years. From maintenance to design-build, we meet all of your electrical needs.  Whether the job requires design-build, time plus materials, or negotiated prices, Totem's experienced professionals make the difference.

  • Design & Build Services
  • Hwy Illumination/Signaling
  • Commercial/Industrial
  • Electrical Service