James Babcock Inc. Electrical Contractors  (JBI) has been providing quality commercial electrical services to organizations throughout the state of Indiana for more than sixty years.

Our company was started by James and Evelyn Babcock in Indianapolis, in 1955. Still today, we are a family business. Our family includes immediate family members as well as our employee family.


Dave Babcock, Chairman
Dave Babcock joined JBI as a full-time employee in 1962 and earned his Master Electrical License in 1965. Dave currently serves as the company’s Chairman.

Daniel Babcock, President
Dan Babcock began his career on the job as a commercial electrician. He now serves as JBI’s President. For more information, view Dan’s profile on LinkedIn

Bill Babcock, Vice President
Bill Babcock also began his career as a commercial electrician and now serves as JBI’s Vice President.

We are proud of the experience and stability of our workforce at JBI. We feel this makes a strong statement for our company and the work that we perform for our clients.
Employees with over:
50 years – 2 employees
40 years – 5 employees
30 years – 4 employees
25 years – 5 employees
And 30 employees with more than 10 years

It is with this reputation for consistency, and quality that we have grown to become the full-service electrical contracting company that has evolved to offer both Design + Build services as well as building Systems and Security.

Still headquartered in Indianapolis, our projects are small and large, local and national. From 3 days to 3 years, throughout the Midwest and beyond, a reputation for integrity, timeliness and a budget-conscious approach, precedes our work for Healthcare, Industrial, Institutional, Retail and most all commercial segments.

James Babcock Inc. Awarded 2021 Excellence in Safety

Safety is a priority at JBI. Our efforts to always remain current with best practices include on- and offsite safety training for our employees. We are […]

JBI Announces 2021 ABC Awards

James Babcock, Inc is please to announce our recognition at Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Indiana Kentucky’s 2021 Excellence in Construction Awards Gala. On September 30th, […]