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Welcome to Dodd Electric

Welcome to Dodd Electric, serving Nashville and surrounding areas with electrical contracting services for Commercial, Industrial, and Luxury Residential projects. Since 2004, we’ve built our reputation around a solid work ethic delivering quality, reliability, and value.

The Dodd project management team is formidable – with more than 200 years of collective experience in construction and electrical engineering design. Our staff of more than 80 electricians boasts some of the best superintendents, foremen, and electricians around! Your project is our priority. Look for our fleet of Dodd Electric vehicles all around Nashville, Franklin, Murfreesboro, and beyond. Our electrical services include electrical engineering, project management, and installation for:

  • Hotels
  • Multi-Family (Apartments & Condominiums)
  • Office Buildings
  • Music Venues and Theaters 
  • Hospitals and Medical Office Buildings
  • Manufacturing and Distribution Facilities
  • Restaurants 
  • Retail
  • Luxury Residential

Who We Are

Our dedicated team of estimators, project managers, engineers, and electricians ensure the utmost care and attention to detail.

Second-generation principals, Josh, and Jonathan Dodd balance their deep knowledge of commercial and residential electrical contracting with family business principles and professional acuity.

Josh Dodd, PE, President

With a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Tennessee Tech, Josh leads the commercial/industrial/medical division and oversees the day-to-day business operations. He's worked full time in the industry since 2003, with electrical design, project management, and estimating experience in hospitals, surgery centers, hotels, multi-family, office buildings, music venues, theaters, churches, schools, manufacturing, and distribution centers.

Jonathan Dodd, Vice President

With a BS degree in Business Management from Lipscomb University, Jonathan leads the residential/multi-family division.  He's worked full time in the industry since 2003. His construction experience includes hotels, multi-family, senior living, theaters, recording studios, restaurants, retail, churches, schools, luxury residential, home renovations and electrical repair, site lighting and power distribution, and barns.



Design Build Services

Design Build Services

Ensure your power system is reliable and cost-effective. Dodd Electric offers complete design/build services including:

  • New construction
  • Historic restoration
  • Renovation
  • Additions
  • Shell buildings
  • Tenant buildouts

Emergency Power - Let Dodd design systems to keep your facility powered or provide emergency services to get your location up-and-running.

  • Emergency generators
  • Automatic Transfer Systems (ATS)
  • Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS)
  • Emergency after-hours service




  • Office Buildings – shell and tenant buildouts
  • Restaurants / Retail
  • Music venues: sound stages, theaters, stage lighting
  • Television stations
  • Recording studios
  • Churches / Auditoriums
  • Arenas
  • Gymnasiums / Sport complexes
  • Municipal
  • Data centers/call centers
  • Hotels & Multi-Family housing



  • Manufacturing plants
  • Printing facilities
  • Distribution centers
  • Warehouses



  • Hospitals
  • Medical offices
  • Surgery centers
  • Dental offices
  • MRI rooms
  • CAT Scan rooms
  • Sonography rooms
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Laboratories



In the growing Nashville area, today’s residential electrical wiring design/build projects extend far beyond a basic understanding of local and national electrical codes. Our engineers and project managers have deep experience along with a passion for mastering the latest innovations. Does your project require a thorough grasp of sophisticated lighting systems and smart home controls? Trust Dodd Electric to bring it home!

  • Luxury Estates – New Construction, Renovations, Additions
  • Historic Restoration and Renovations
  • Specialty Lighting
  • Lighting Controls
  • Telecommunications
  • Structured cabling
  • Home theaters and premium audio/video systemsC218
  • Central vacuums
  • Floor heating
  • Smoke and fire detection/alarms
  • Home entry and security systems

Residential Service Department

Contact our friendly Service Department for all your residential electrical service and maintenance needs.  Do you need additional power outlets, connections, or an emergency generator? We’ve got the power! Reach out to us here.

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We’re always looking for someone who:

       Is honest, trustworthy and dependable ...

       Takes pride in quality work and customer satisfaction ...

       Understands the value of teamwork ...

       Is looking for a workplace to grow and thrive ...

Interested? Fill out our easy online application.

Contact Us



For bid and service requests:

Commercial/Industrial/Medical - ci@doddelectric.com
Residential - resi@doddelectric.com

Mailing Address:

Dodd Electric
PO Box 40666
Nashville, TN 37204

Office: (615) 269–9994
Monday through Thursday: 7am-4pm CST
Friday 7-3pm CST

EMERGENCY after-hours service:

Commercial/Industrial/Medical (615) 308-0137
Residential (615) 418-2936