About Frederickson Electric

Founded by Erik Frederickson in 1974, Frederickson Electric has grown from a one-man operation to become one of the largest electrical contractors on Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula by developing a reputation for quality work and outstanding customer service. We continually strive to maintain our standing as the most respected and trusted electrical contractor in the area.

Our experienced crew of journeyman electricians has an average of 17 years in the field. They are qualified to install and service everything from residential video and data networks to 480-volt equipment in commercial and light industrial settings. We provide continuing education so that all of our field employees are up to date with the latest changes in technology and electrical code requirements.

The office staff at Frederickson Electric brings a wealth of experience to work for you. We have expertise in the areas of residential and commercial estimating, electrical system design, project management, and purchasing. The Frederickson Electric team has a proven track record for completing projects on time and on budget, regardless of size or complexity. Our expertly trained electricians are ready to provide quality service to our customers in Jefferson, Clallam, Kitsap, and Mason Counties.

Our Outstanding Office Team


Hans Frederickson – President

Hans started in the family business at 12 years of age, continuing to do electrical work through his high school and college years. He left a career in engineering to join the company in 2005, and became the second generation owner of Frederickson Electric in 2012. He holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and received the honor of ‘Business Leader of the Year’ in 2018 from the Jefferson County Chamber. Hans is also a NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installation Professional™. Hans has developed expertise in a broad range of electrical, solar, and HVAC systems and enjoys applying his knowledge to serve our customers.


Kim Rubida – Office Manager

Kim has been a resident of Port Townsend since 1987, and has been happily working at Frederickson Electric since 1999. When you call our office her voice is frequently the one you hear. She handles payables and receivables, payroll and tax accounting, plus the day to day issues regarding the computer and accounting systems. She tries to keep everyone else in line, as well as keeping the office on track.


Frank Trafton Jr. – Estimator, Project Manager

Frank is a Jefferson County local who has over 32 years experience helping customers with their electrical needs. He has worked at Frederickson Electric since 1989, primarily doing electrical design, estimating, scheduling, and project management. Frank enjoys working with our customers through all the stages of a project to ensure that each installation is the best possible fit for current and future needs and is completed in a timely and efficient manner.


Jason Hollingsworth – Estimator, Project Manager

Jason began his training in the electrical field in 2004 while simultaneously pursuing his B.A. in Management of Information Systems through Washington State University.  From 2007 through 2010 he worked as a residential Journeyman electrician for Frederickson Electric.  In late 2010, after graduating from WSU, he embarked on a 5-year career in software development.   In 2016 he rejoined Frederickson Electric, taking the opportunity to apply knowledge gained from his project design experience in the software industry toward the design of electrical solutions for a wide variety of customer needs.


Dave Campbell Jr. – Solar Project Manager

Dave has been a solar enthusiast since 1998, living off-grid in Mexico, first at the National Outdoor Leadership School, then on a boat, and then in a house he built, wired, and powered with solar.  Dave holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and served as an officer in the US Navy.  He has taken various courses from Solar Energy International, worked in solar sales and design in the Bay Area, and sold, designed, and installed off-grid and grid-tied solar systems in Baja California Sur.  In 2016, Dave joined the Frederickson Electric team as an electrical apprentice.  Because of high demand for solar, Dave moved into the office in 2018 to take care of solar sales, design, permitting, and project management for Cascadia Solar.  He lives in Port Townsend and enjoys sailing with his family and riding his bike to work.


Joe Arnold – HVAC Manager

Joe is a heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration specialist with a 40+ year career in the industry. He started working in HVAC before high school, assisting in his family’s business during the summer. He attended HVAC/R vocational college after high school and has always kept up with new and changing technology over the years since with continuing education. Joe joined Frederickson Electric as the HVAC department general manager in 2019, bringing a wealth of experience in service and project management, customer service, and business development. In his role here, he has developed a team that brings the best customer experience the HVAC trade has to offer, keeping in alignment with the best practices, craftsmanship, and customer satisfaction that Frederickson Electric is known for.