Egan Company

Your Electrical and Service Contractor

Leading Electrical Contractor With Local Focus

With deep roots in Austin, Minnesota’s business and agricultural community, the Kestner family began by operating out of the family farm’s granary, providing services to agricultural and residential customers. Over the next few decades, Kestner Electric transitioned into industrial and commercial work for the local food and agriculture manufacturers. In 2015, the company joined Egan Company in order to expand its service offering to the Austin and surrounding areas.


With decades of experience and the backing of Egan Company, Kestner Electric has built its business on reputation, relationships, and long-term commitments to assisting various customers achieve their objectives.

From small-scale business repairs to multi-million dollar expansions, Egan’s Southern Minnesota team is equipped to serve its customers due to an extensive and skilled staff of engineers, estimators, project managers, programmers, and safety team.


Whether your project requires small-scale knowledge or more comprehensive systems, Egan has you covered. Our full-service electrical team offers complete electrical solutions you might need — no matter the time of day, no matter the service.

  • Power distribution
  • Lighting design, installation, and maintenance
  • Equipment power and control connections
  • Generator and UPS systems
  • Solar energy installation and systems
  • Building and system grounding systems
  • Transient voltage suppression systems
  • Fire alarm, security and access control, audio/visual, voice/data systems
  • Lightning protection
  • Arc flash analysis
  • High voltage services
  • Power shades
  • Load studies and power quality analysis
  • Fiber optic splicing and testing
  • U.L. 580A control panels
  • 24/7 service and maintenance

Preconstruction Electrical Services

When you work with Egan, you get cost-effective, integrated designs to meet your unique electrical requirements. Once you decide the right solution for you, we fast-track your designs into the construction phase—always with safety protocols in place—to get your project underway as soon as possible.

  • Design/Build and Design/Assist capabilities
  • Complete mechanical and systems coordination
  • Early conceptual estimates
  • Construction planning and scheduling
  • Prefabrication
  • LEED Accredited
  • Schematic design assistance
  • Constructability review and feedback
  • Fully integrated BIM Database (Estimating, Modeling, Purchasing, Fabrication, Installation)


We save you time and resources by having your electrical systems mapped out virtually before they are built in our shops and field. This information model drives efficiencies in our shop fabrication and field installation as well as helps us procure all electrical materials to provide more cost-effective, efficient solutions.

  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Coordinated field installation and shop fabrication drawings (CAD/BIM/3D/Revit)
  • In-house technologies: Trimble Total Station, PlanGrid
  • As-built drawings


No matter how small or large your outdoor electrical needs might be, Egan provides a full range of offerings.

  • Intelligent traffic systems, freeway monitoring systems, changeable message signs, and ramp meters
  • Roadway lighting installation and maintenance
  • Traffic signal installation and maintenance
  • Parking lot system controls and lighting maintenance
  • Tunnel electrical systems
  • Utility work, trenching, auguring, and plowing
  • Trenching, plowing, base drilling, and pole setting
  • Crane services
  • Airport construction, airfield lighting, duct banks, FAA installations, and maintenance


Egan Company’s UL 508A Certified panel shop designs and builds custom control panels for customers who depend on quality and system expertise. We offer precision assembly to configure panels for jobs of all sizes – from push-button stations to complex system solutions. Highlights:

  • 12,000 square-foot panel shop
  • Steinhauer ModCenter – automated hole/cutout machine for enclosures
  • Label manufacturing
  • OEM panels
  • Custom-engineered panels
  • 6S Process Improvement Methodology
  • Certifications – U.L. 508A, U.L. 698A, CUL, ETL



From scheduled maintenance, lighting replacements, to electrical emergencies, you’ll have an expert team to meet your expectations every time—with safety always first.

  • UPS and PDU maintenance
  • Infrared thermography
  • ARC flash analysis
  • Power quality analysis
  • Programmable logic controllers
  • Interior/exterior lighting replacements
  • Voice/Data
  • Sound
  • Energy rebate assistance


When your emergency support systems need maintenance, repairs, or immediate attention, our dedicated team will be by your side, keeping you safe. Professional planned maintenance programs are in place to inspect, test, and replace your systems, keeping you protected in any type of emergency.

  • Fire alarm
  • NICET certified technicians
  • Code compliant inspections and U.L. certification
  • Mass notification systems
  • Area of refuge
  • 24-hour U.L. listed monitoring services


No matter the size, scope, or time of day of your security needs, our professional team is on hand to help keep you and your spaces secure. We deploy expert field technicians to repair and maintain your security systems, helping to extend your product’s life and reduce costly downtime.

  • Access control and photo ID systems
  • Video surveillance systems (CCTV)
  • Intrusion protection systems
  • Intercom and sound systems
  • 24-hour monitoring

Contact: Jeff Young, Vice President // // 507.424.0888


Egan Company has long provided multiple electrical services to Hormel’s Austin, MN plant – the makers of SPAM and other popular food brands. Special projects have included seven new two-megawatt generators, ten new carcass coolers, 13.8kv to 480 volt load center transformer change outs, ASRS (automatic storage and retrieval system) upgrades.

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