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Industrial Electrical Services

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When it comes to electrical work, our industrial electrical services run the gamut. From medium-voltage to 69,000-volt substation design to low-voltage communication wiring, the KE Way has proven successful time and again. But that success stems from the people who GSDS the KE Way. We put the right person in the right job, no matter what. Whether that job is managing the budget or managing an entire design-build construction project or managing 24/7 emergency services for your site or facility, there’s caring, knowledgeable KE personnel on hand to work through challenges and set you up to succeed.

Proven to save you time, money, and energy

Outdated infrastructures are costly and cause unplanned shutdowns, inefficiencies, and even safety risks. Save yourself the hassle and let our industrial electrical services team help you with the maintenance and modernization of your facility.

Our experienced electricians and engineers will assess your current system, identify areas for improvement, and design a solution to fit your industrial needs. Clients enjoy the following benefits when they choose our services:

  • Proven expertise in electrical design and engineering
  • Cost-effective solutions for any budget
  • Seamless installation and implementation
  • Access to world-class customer support
  • Compliance with local, state, and federal standards
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Jobs That Power Our Rep

Our comprehensive array of electrical services are on display in any of the jobs highlighted here. Yeah, we handle high voltage, low voltage and fiber both above and below ground. But our services don’t stop because it’s not specifically “electrical” work. Our people care, and if that means sweeping the floor to get a job to meet our own requirements for success, that’s what we’ll do.

Electrical Design, Construction & Maintenance

Electrical Services with Innovative Solutions

Knobelsdorff performs all scopes of electrical work — from low voltage communication wiring to 480-volt power distribution, and 69,000-volt substation and distribution. We provide turnkey design-build industrial electrical construction services along with in-house maintenance and 24/7/365 emergency services.

  • Complete Electrical Planning, Design, Estimating, Construction & Procurement
  • High Voltage
  • Medium Voltage
  • Low Voltage & Fiber Optics
  • Underground
  • Overhead, Underground & Substation Construction
  • Testing and Commissioning Services
  • Underground Cable Fault Locating
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • 34/7/365 Emergency Services

Design Build

Teamwork & Accountability

Whether you are adding a new production line in your facility or expanding that facility, it is vital that you understand the process and make a plan before any work begins; these are hallmarks of the design build mentality. Planning and building systemized processes will not only save dollars and headaches but can also save you from unnecessary downtime. Our approach to design build is broken into phases for both organization and manageability purposes.

A design-build project typically falls into the following phases:

  • Planning and Procurement
  • Installation & Execution
  • Commissioning, Qualification & Validation (CQV)
  • Project Closeout & Lessons Learned
  • Long-term Maintenance Support

Preconstruction

A Strategic Approach delivers precise installations.

Building great things takes time, not only in the form of execution in the field, but more importantly, a collaborative and strategic upfront approach with a supportive preconstruction team, whose goal is to eliminate unnecessary surprises. Our commitment to preconstruction allows us to make strategic decisions early in the process, delivering the best value in the supply chain where we have come to expect the unexpected. Our preconstruction philosophy is simple, and at the end of the day, our goal is to execute the highest quality projects in the industries we serve, and we achieve this through:

  • A Full Understanding of the Project Scope 
  • Utilization of Accurate Cost Models 
  • Minimizing Scope Changes  
  • Building and Managing Relationships with Vendors & Partners  
  • Driving Solutions through Technology & Innovation 

BIM/VDC

leveraging technology for streamlined executions.

Our commitment to preconstruction allows us to make strategic decisions early in the process, delivering the best value in the supply chain where we have come to expect the unexpected. We provide our customers with detailed drawings with our equipment with detailed routing directions, preventing clashes with other trades during the construction process. Our dedicated Virtual Design Construction (VDC) coordinator oversees the process of project drawing creation through all phases, schematic design, design development, construction documents, and all phases of submittals as needed on the project.

BIM Software includes:

  • Autodesk Construction Cloud (BIM360)
  • Revit
  • Bluebeam Studio
  • AutoCAD
  • Navisworks

Electrical Engineering

Professional Engineering Services Delivering Cost Effective Designs.

For 35 years, Knobelsdorff has provided specialized electrical engineering services. Our industrial electrical contractors have an expansive knowledge of electrical design and construction across many industries. With our proven methods we create efficient, cost-effective designs that exceed our customers’ expectations. Clients across the nation have turned to us for our in-depth engineering expertise, comprehensive services, and unwavering commitment to getting it right.

  • In-house Professional Engineer (PE)
  • System Analysis & As-Built Drawing Development
  • Lighting & Energy Studies
  • Low Voltage Data, Fire, Security and Communications
  • Fiber Optic Communications
  • Hazardous Location Classification & Installations
  • Arc Flash & Coordination Studies
  • Code Compliance, Inspection & Reporting
  • Network Design
  • Hazard Monitoring (Hazmon) Systems
  • Temporary & Emergency Power Systems

Prefabrication

Increasing efficiencies, decreasing downtime.

In a controlled environment, our crews are able to safety prefabricate numerous aspects of the building process, reducing delays and downtime, keeping production moving. By building electrical components inhouse, our onsite crews are able to execute a more efficient project.

Prefabrication work includes:

  • UL 508A/UL 698A Labeled Panel Shop
  • Delivery, Installation, Testing, Startup and Service

Why Settle for Less?

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Why Choose Us

The KE Way is our unique approach that puts you, the customer, first. We transform operational inefficiencies into turnkey solutions that work for you, ensuring every project is built for success — from the ground up. From complex electrical control systems to the simplest installation, KE provides quality workmanship and reliable service with a proven track record.

Our in-house engineers, designers, installers, and project managers work with you every step of the way, delivering solutions customized to your exact requirements. Best of all, we are backed by the latest technology, and our uncompromising commitment to safety and compliance ensures that your job will be done on time and within budget.

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Whether you’re considering a retrofit, physical overhaul, or starting with new construction — our industrial electrical services can make it happen. We look forward to working with you on your next challenge.

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  • Dale Clark

    Maintenance Manager
    Ornua Ingredients, North America
    “Knobelsdorff means outstanding, forward-thinking service. Whether responding to after-hours emergency situations or planned maintenance outages or major capital projects, they are a valued partner. They have provided my teams with first class service in multiple locations. They always look at the bigger picture and help us to position ourselves for future growth with the least expense. Their technicians learn the facility and take ownership of everything that their services encompass. I would recommend them to anyone who is looking for a reliable partner in any aspect of electrical services, from basic power distribution to PLC programming and panel building.”
  • Scott Spisak

    Business Development Manager
    Frattalone Companies
    "In Knobelsdorff, we have found like-minded, aggressive, out of the box thinkers, always striving to deliver“best value”, quality solutions for their clients. This has led to a partnership between our firms that encourages each of us to focus on the services that we deliver best – civil site and foundations for Frattalone and electrical for Knobelsdorff."
  • Holly Crabill

    Project Manager
    Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC
    "Knobelsdorff has worked on two community solar garden projects for Nautilus Solar and brought both projects on line and on time. Even in the dead of Minnesota winter, KEI performed well on site. Their extensive work experience, skill set, and expertise allows for an efficient team on site. Knobelsdorff is currently under construction on a 3MW solar site and are ahead of project schedule. We can speak very positively about working with this company."
  • Jim Larson

    General Manager
    Red Wing Grain, LLC
    "We have been using Knobelsdorff for our full service electrical, hazard monitoring, PLC, and programming needs since 2010. Their proactive and forward-thinking approach when setting up new construction plans or replacing 60-year-old equipment has really set us up right for the first time in our facility. I highly recommend Knobelsdorff to anyone looking for the qualities of a contractor that are professional, proactive, safety conscious, with top-notch service and reliability."

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