Sparky Electric is a family owned and operated business serving the greater Salem area and Mid-Willamette Valley since 1978.

We’re involved in all phases of electrical work, from the very simple “change a lightbulb” to the design and build of agricultural processing lines, new and remodel homes, and commercial buildings. Service repair work is a natural fit for Sparky Electric. We do all types of electrical repair for apartment complexes, homes, stores, offices and farms. Sparky Electric stands ready to help with any electrical need our customers may have, whether it be a large or very small project. Call 503-393-2604 anytime you need our expertise with a project or problem.

Duane Vaubel, President and CEO

Duane’s almost 50 years of experience has given Salem area residents and business owners peace of mind when it comes to their electrical projects and problems.

When he’s not on the job, Duane is heavily involved in the area’s Rotary Youth Exchange Program. He has served as Chairman of the East Salem Rotary Youth Exchange Committee (1995-1997/1998-present), District Youth Exchange Country Officer for Argentina and Brazil (2005-present), Chairman of the District 5100 Youth Exchange Committee (2009-2012), and President of East Salem Rotary (1997-1998).

Duane has also seen action as Varsity Softball Head Coach at Gervais High School (1995-2002) and Head Coach for Surge 18U and Women’s Fastpitch Softball (1994-2003).

He also finds time to enjoy his five grandchildren and catch a fish or two.

Memberships & Associations

  • Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) of Oregon, Contractor Member
  • International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI), Associate Member
  • Salem Contractors Exchange, Member