Why Work Here

The Pacific Northwest is home to hundreds of miles of incredible coast line, awe inspiring forests, majestic mountains and more. We call Portland, Oregon our home and we think you might love it as much as we do. A vibrant and bustling downtown, home to global brands and exciting startups, our town thrives and continues to grow. Christenson is an integral part of keeping Portland electrified. We have served this city for over 70 years. We have expanded to meet the needs of the industry in our region and our electrical fingerprint is embedded in the industrial DNA of the Rose City. Business, art, entertainment and more – this city has it all.

Come help us grow the electrical infrastructure of the city Forbes Magazine ranked as “The Best Place for Business and Careers” (Forbes.com October 2017)

Current Positions:

Project/Billing Coordinator

Administrative support for several Project Managers.  Coordinate and create accurate invoices to our customers for Time and Material jobs and/or Fixed Price.  Data entry of job accounting information.  Job set up and tracking.  Some account receivable processes including collections and managing aging on accounts. Knowledge of the Construction industry a huge plus. 

Project Manager

We have an ongoing interest in adding exceptional candidates to our Project Manager team. Are you a qualified and experienced individual with a passion for your work and a keen eye for detail? Christenson could be your destination for a new opportunity. We strive to staff our company with the best people. Our commitment to getting the job done right and maintaining customer relationships is second to none. Our Project Managers are an integral part of our daily operations. Oversight of staff and projects requires a focused individual. If you are a capable professional in the electrical industry and want to join a team that’s built the electrical foundation of our region, contact us today to explore an opportunity with Christenson Electric.

 We are currently recruiting for Low Voltage Project Managers and Project Managers with Health Care experience


 Christenson Electric is looking for an Estimator to support multiple divisions within the company.  This position requires an individual who can carry out multiple tasks, maintaining a level of motivation, flexibility, and consistency.  This candidate should be a self starter and can handle themselves in a professional manner in all situations.  While maintaining a great deal of detail and accuracy, our Estimators support the final outcome of approved bid or RFP.


Our Lighting Division is growing! This sector of our industry has seen a steady rise and we are adding new team members frequently. Lighting Technicians should have experience in the electrical or mechanical fields. Are you energetic, hard working and motivated? A Lighting Technician position with us might be the right fit for you. We offer industry standard compensation and benefits, and the opportunity to work with one of the Northwest’s premier electrical contractors. Contact us to see if you can grow your career in this rapidly expanding industry.

High Voltage

Because of our impact and continued growth in the High Voltage Industry, we are currently recruiting for a High Voltage Estimator/Project Manager.  This position would specialize in distribution Substation work.  Our Project Manager is responsible for providing leadership and management to assigned projects in a safe, profitable and timely manner, while being consistent with our committed values and standards. 

If you would like to join our team for one of the above positions please email your cover letter and resume to the following email address: careers@christenson.com

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