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Fabrication and Virtual Design Construction

Nickle Electrical Companies uses its pre-fabrication shop to build electrical components in-house for seamless and accurate installation at all job sites. The benefits of pre-fab and VDC include production in a controlled environment, increased level of safety, speed of install, a more organized work site, consistency and accuracy of install, flexibility, fewer errors and greater efficiency resulting in financial savings, and a reduced timeline. Our fabrication space totals approximately 30,000 square feet at our Newark, DE location and averages a dozen office staff and shop employees at any given time, overseen by Nickle’s Pre-Fab & VDC Design Manager who has more than three decades of experience in the electrical construction industry. Our team works with each department, from Estimating to Project Management, for layout and design of each project to best utilize VDC coordination and pre-fab.

Pre Fab

The Nickle VDC team utilizes computer software to visualize and create models of projects before they are constructed, replacing traditional hand-drafted design documents. It not only allows the design team to see a realistic picture of the project but also the functionality of the structure.

With computer-aided design, the ability to see a 3D model of a project allows Nickle to detect potential problems before construction begins. This greatly reduces the hassle of adjustments to costs while in the middle of wiring a project. Fewer errors means a high-quality project is completed on schedule and under budget.

What are the benefits of using Fabrication and VDC?

These techniques save time and money and also streamline processes, enhance productivity, and significantly reduce errors. With this technology, job information is easily shared between each company involved in a project, resulting in more accurate cost estimates, schedules, compliance, and reduced risk.



Nickle Electrical Companies provides large-scale commercial electrical services to owners and contractors, including but not limited to, wiring systems, site lighting, generator installation, electrical distribution, fire alarm, teledata, conduit, feeder cables, security, audio/visual, pad mount transformers, uninterruptible power supply systems, automatic transfer switches, lighting controls, and energy-efficient lighting. Nickle’s multi-million-dollar project list runs the gamut of public and private commercial projects. We have a proven track record of high-quality projects, ranging from warehouse and office construction to highly specialized medical facility construction. As such, the largest general contractors, construction managers, architects, and engineers in the area continually turn to Nickle for electrical work on their projects. Our focus on quality work has won Nickle more than 50 Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction awards.

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Residential services


Nickle Electrical Companies is staffed with skilled technicians who are trained to handle residential electrical service calls. From changing out a receptacle, wiring a new chandelier, or even installing an electric vehicle charging station, our knowledgeable and courteous staff can manage all your electrical needs. With locations in Newark and Georgetown, DE, we provide first-class residential electrical service work throughout the Tri-State area.


Nickle Electrical Companies’ skilled Service Department handles small-scale projects, from tenant fit-outs and building renovations to additions and small equipment installation. Our Service Department staff and electricians are also ready to step in after the completion of a large project to handle routine maintenance and provide 24/7 service. Other service solutions include electrical troubleshooting, lighting upgrades, bucket truck capabilities, telecommunications, lightning protection, energy management, thermal imaging, and more.

Nickle Electrical Companies’ skilled Electrician services overpass lighting

We don’t make the electricity. We make sure the electricity works when you need it.